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The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of ChivalryThe Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry
by R. Ewart Oakeshott
Tremendously detailed and thorough account of premodern weapons of war — from the prehistoric Bronze and Iron Ages and the breakup of the Roman Empire, to the Viking era and the Age of Chivalry. read more
$16.95
The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy: The Revolutionary 1805 ClassicThe Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy: The Revolutionary 1805 Classic
by Hannah Glasse
Revised and republished many times since its 1747 debut, this was a bestselling cookbook in England and the United States for more than 100 years. Contains traditional recipes with straightforward directions. read more
$11.95
The Book of the Crossbow: With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege EnginesThe Book of the Crossbow: With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege Engines
by Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Fascinating study traces history and use of crossbow as military and sporting weapon, from Middle Ages to modern times. Also covers related weapons: balistas, catapults, Turkish bows, more. Over 240 illustrations. read more
$24.95
The Book of the Sword: With 293 IllustrationsThe Book of the Sword: With 293 Illustrations
by Sir Richard F. Burton
Eloquent, erudite history of the sword from prehistory to early Roman Empire. Evolution and development of early swords, variations — sabre, broadsword, cutlass, scimitar, much more.
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$15.95
The Civilization of the Renaissance in ItalyThe Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
by Jacob Burckhardt
A distinguished scholar explores innovations in art and attitudes in this classic of cultural history. It chronicles the revival of humanism, church/empire conflicts, and the rise of modern government and individualism. read more
$12.95
The Collected Legal PapersThe Collected Legal Papers
by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
A Supreme Court justice for four decades, Holmes is renowned for his learning, judgment, and eloquence, as reflected in this compilation of 26 of his papers and addresses. read more
$16.95
The Common LawThe Common Law
by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Only paperback edition of a great legal classic. Lucid, accessible coverage of liability, criminal law, torts, contracts, and more, from historical perspective. New introduction by Sheldon M. Novick. Table of Cases.
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$15.95
The Communist Manifesto and Other Revolutionary Writings: Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao Tse-Tung, Gandhi and OthersThe Communist Manifesto and Other Revolutionary Writings: Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao Tse-Tung, Gandhi and Others
by Bob Blaisdell
Concise anthology presents broad selection of writings: Declaration of Independence, Declaration of the Rights of Man, Communist Manifesto, plus works by Lenin, Trotsky, Marat, Danton, Rousseau, Gandhi, Mao, other leading figures in revolutionary thought. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. read more
$6.00
The Confessions of a Rum-RunnerThe Confessions of a Rum-Runner
by Eric Sherbrooke Walker
The names have been changed to protect the guilty in this otherwise-authentic Prohibition memoir. Published under a pseudonym in 1928, the reminiscences offer an inside look at bootlegging-related corruption and violence. read more
$14.95
The Conquest of BreadThe Conquest of Bread
by Peter Kropotkin
Written by a Russian prince who renounced his title, this work promotes an anarchist market economy — a system of autonomous cooperative collectives. A century after its initial publication, it remains fresh and relevant. read more
$14.95
The Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-QalanisiThe Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-Qalanisi
by H. A. R. Gibb
Remarkable contemporary account of early Crusades by one of Damascus' leading citizens covers events of 1097–1159. Based on both written and oral reports, colorful narrative relates every particular of life during wartime. read more
$19.95
The Discovery of the Tomb of TutankhamenThe Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen
by Howard Carter A. C. Mace
This book captures the painstaking, step-by-step process of excavation, and the wonders of the treasure-filled inner chamber. 106 on-the-spot photographs depict the phases of the discovery and the scrupulous cataloging of the treasures. read more
$14.95

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