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At Dawn We Slept; The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor – 60th anniversary edition
Prange, Gordon W.,
ISBN: 0718120906
Michael Joseph, London, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As intense and absorbing as a suspense novel, At Dawn We Slept is the unparalleled and exhaustive account of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. It is widely regarded as the definitive assessment of the events surrounding one of the most daring and brilliant naval operations of all time. Through extensive research and interviews with American and Japanese leaders, Gordon W. Prange has written a remarkable historical account of the assault that-sixty years later-America cannot forget. Illustrated with some black-and-white photographs and map, a selected bibliography, a list of the investigations, and a chapter on "revisionists revisited", which is a summary of chapters 139 – 143 of the authors original manuscript for volume 4 of his book. The dust jacket is rubbed with a short tear top of the spine section and at the top of the rear fold over. Handling marks to the front edge of the text block. At the top of the half title page is the previous owner's name. Please Note That the Binding Has Been Done Upside down,. Not noticeable unless you remove the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 928 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Humanities; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0718120906. ISBN/EAN: 9780718120900. Inventory No: 0271972. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0271972  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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In Defense of the Accidental (Apologie des Zufälligen); Philosophical Studies (Odeon)
Marquand, Odo,
ISBN: 0195072529
Oxford University Press, USA, US, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. The seven essays collected in this book address the history of modern ideas and contemporary cultural issues. The first is the discourse of Marquard's acceptance of the Sigmund Freud prize; the second addresses the equivalence of modernity and the theodiceé; the third confronts the idea of "meaning"; the fourth considers the notion of world history; the fifth addresses world alienation; the sixth deals with the human sciences; and the seventh is a mediation on chance and luck as essential aspects of the human condition. There are a couple of faint handling marks to the edges of the pages, no other damage to describe, and free of annotation. widely considered the heir of Gadamer, Habermas and Blumenberg, Marquard defines his philosophical position as one of "scepticism,", i.e. a distancing from any kind of dogmatism. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; Humanities; ISBN: 0195072529. ISBN/EAN: 9780195072525. Inventory No: 0251634. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0251634  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Selected Poems : 1970-1989
Adamson, Robert,
ISBN: 0702223239
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Brisbane, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. a second-hand copy reading creases on the spine, age darkening and handling marks to the front edge of the pages, internally clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 267 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: poetry; Humanities; Literature; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0702223239. ISBN/EAN: 9780702223235. Inventory No: 0263644. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263644  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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