Before I Fell Off My Bar Stool,9781434322807
The only guidebook to the Civil War-related sites of Philadelphia, the North's second-largest city. When the Civil War began in 1861, Philadelphia was one of the most important centers of industry behind
The most definitive account of the Suez affair to date, based on newly opened archives. Mr. Freiberger argues that the crisis was only the culmination of long American irritation with British imperialism
William L. Fox is a longtime explorer of cognition and landscape — the notion of what makes a space into a place. In this book he turns his gaze on Los Angeles,
Bad architecture. Soulless. Are the suburbs really as homogenous and conservative as we think they are? This wide-ranging comparative study of England and the USA offers new interpretations on suburbia.
In April 1992, a handful of young physicians, not one of them a surgeon, was trapped along with 50,000 men, women, and children in the embattled enclave of Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The war
The Netherlands form a kingdom of moderate extent, situated on the borders of the ocean, opposite to the southeast coast of England, and stretching from the frontiers of Prance to those of
William Miller Owen served as first lieutenant and adjutant of the Battalion Washington Artillery of New Orleans. Realizing at the time of his service the importance of an accurate, objective account of
A beautifully illustrated modern fable in the spirit of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Hope for the Flowers The Little Tern is the enchanting story of a bird who one day discovers he
Using historical sources and detective work, this book suggests that the cherubim in Solomon's temple were portrayed in a copulatory embrace.
Crime and the closely-related issues of youth culture and unemployment, are among the most important social concerns facing post-apartheid leadership in South Africa. This is a textured social history of African youth
Bear attacks! Hypothermia! Falling from cliffs! "Lewis and Clark: Doctors in the Wilderness" examines early 19th-century medical standards and techniques, while offering a unique perspective on the expedition that opened the American