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181 CORNELL, Richard. Revolutionary Vanguard : The Early Years of the Communist Youth International, 1914-1924. First Edition, Hardcover.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0802055591 
CORNELL, Richard. Revolutionary Vanguard : The Early Years of the CommunistYouth International, 1914-1924. Toronto, Buffalo, London : University of T oronto Press, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),[3]-353,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. "The monolithic nature of the communist movement during the Stalinist period overlay pluralist tendencies. These were suppressed in the 1920s, though they were to re-emerge after Stalin's death. The history of the Communist Youth International is revealed in this volume as an important example of the 'autonomist'tendencies in the communist movement after the First World War. The experi ence of the CYI also demonstrates that differences between the Leninist andStalinist eras were of degree, rather than of kind. Under Lenin, organizat ional principles and practices were introduced that gave to the new communist movement a distinct, authoritarian cast. Cornell considers the relevance, in the development of radical movements among the young, of such qualities as untempered idealism, a predisposition to embrace the most radical alternatives for social change, and a self-assertiveness or rebelliousness directed against traditional adult teachings. He shows how these qualities wereto lead, after the First World War (and more recently), to conflicts betwe en radical, ideologically orthodox youth and more pragmatic adult party leaders. In introducing their new kind of radicalism, the young communists of Europe in 1919 considered themselves to be the most revolutionary element among revolutionaries -- the highest form of 'revolutionary vanguard'. Moscow did not agree." -from the introductory preamble. Contents: 1. A traditionof independence; 2. Factional struggles and the socialist youth; 3. Radica lism and revolution; 4. The Berlin congress; 5. 'Clarity' in the socialist youth movement: the struggle for supremacy; 6. Conflict over the role of the youth movement; 7. Decisions in Moscow; 8. The united fron and 'bolshevization'; 9. The revolutionary vanguard in perspective. With bibliography andindex. Light white specking to front board and spine, else very good. 40.0 0

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182 CORSON, William R., and Robert T. CROWLEY CROWLEY, Robert T. New KGB : Engine of Soviet Power. First British Edition in dustjacket
Wheatsheaf Books, distributed by Harvester Press, Brighton, Sussex, 1986, ISBN:0745003095 
CORSON, William R., and Robert T. CROWLEY. The New KGB : Engine of Soviet Power. (Brighton, Sussex) : Wheatsheaf Books, distributed by Harvester Press, (1986). First British Edition. Pp (8),9-560. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This stunning exposé is a fresh way of looking at the current operations and global strategies of the new KGB, andits increasingly powerful control of the entire Soviet state. The The writ ing of the book has been something of a spy story in itself. The authors are veteran intelligence specialists. Together thev have more than seventy years of first-hand experience of attempting to counter, thwart, identify, and understand their contemporaries in the KCB. This is the first time that professional American intelligence agents have publicly analysed sixty-eightyears ot Soviet intelligence background, and linked this background to cur rent KGB operations. The authors' devastating analysis is that the KBG has forsaken its traditional role as the "shield and sword of the party" to actively become master of the Soviet Communist Party and the dominant force inthe government of the U.S.S.R. Their argument painstakingly traces the cha nges in the Soviet hierarchy that was started by the 'late KGB chief Yuri Andropov and which ended recently with the death of Konstantin Chernenko andthe immediate naming of Mikhail Gorbachev to take charge of the Soviet Uni on in what was the quickest succession in Soviet history." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. 1. The Cheka. 2. The Communist International. 3. The GPU-OGPU Era (1922-1934). 4. The NKVD. 5. The Beria Era (1938-1953).006. Between Beria and Andropov (1953-1967). 7. The "Commercial" Stations (1918-Present). 8. From Andropov (1967) On: The New KGB. Epilogue. Appendix I: Operations of the Amtorg Corporation. Appendix II: Partial List of Cases Involving Amtorg and Other Soviet Quasi-Official Organizations. Appendix III: Partial List of Soviet Prisor Ships Rehabilitated bv the United States UnderLend-Lease. Appendix IV: Soviet "Trade" Representatives Worldwide. Appendi x V: Partial List of Soviet Agents in International Organizations Includingthe United Nations Headquarters in New York. Appendix VI: Organization of State Security (includes Cheka, GPU, OGPU, NKVD, NKGB, MVD, MGB, and KGB). Appendix VII: Partial List of Intelligence and Security Service Abbreviations. Appendix VIII: Amtorg: Annotated Bibliography. Appendix IX:: Partial List of the "Revolutionary" or "Party" Names of Prominent Soviet Leaders. Light spoting to edges, else very good in spine-sunned dustjacket. 50.00

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183 CRABTREE, Reginald Royal Yachts of Europe : From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. First Edition in dustjacket
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1975, ISBN:0715367544 
CRABTREE, Reginald. Royal Yachts of Europe : From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1975). First Edition. Pp (6),7-95,(1). Double column. Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 119. Representatives from Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Imperial Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and Yugoslavia. Very goodin in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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184 CRACRAFT, James, (ed.) Soviet Union Today : An Interpretive Guide
Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Chicago, Illinois, 1983, ISBN:0941682064 
CRACRAFT, James, (ed.). The Soviet Union Today : An Interpretive Guide. (Chicago, Illinois : Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1983). Pp (2),iii-ix,(2),2-348,(2). Index. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers, lettered in dark blue. Contents : [1.] History: 1. From the Russian past to the Soviet present (by James Cracraft). 2. Lenin and his cult (by Nina Tumarkin). 3. The Stalin question (by Stephen F.Cohen). [2.] Politics: 4. The political elite (by/ Mark R. Beissinger). 5. Policymaking and foreign affairs (by Alexander Dallin). 6. Dissent (by Jos hua Rubenstein); 7. The KGB (by John E. Carlson). [3.] The armed forces: 8.Military organization and deployment (by David R. Jones). 9. The conscript s (by Mikhail Tsypkin). 10. Military strategy in the nuclear age (by Eugenia V. Osgood). [4.] The physical context: 11. Basic geography (by Chauncy D.Harris). 12. Environmental problems (by John M. Kramer). 13. Architecture and urban planning (by William C. Brumfield). [5.] The economy: 14. An economic overview (by James R. Millar). 15. The economy and the consumer (by Marshall I. Goldman). 16. Agriculture (by D. Gale Johnson). [6.] Science & technology: 17. Science policy and organization (by Loren R. Graham). 18. Soviet science in practice: an insider's view (by Vladimir Z. Kresin). 19. Education, science and technology (by Harley D. Balzer). [7.] Culture: 20. A survey of the cultural scene (by Irwin Weil). 21. New trends in literature (by Katerina Clark). 22. The politics of literature (by Geoffrey Hosking). [8.] Society: 23. Ethnicity (by Ralph S. Clem). 24. Religion (by Paul A. Lucey). 25. Women (by Mary Ellen Fischer). 26. A troubled society (by David E.Powell). David R. Jones was with the Rusian Research Center of Nova Scotia , Cambridge Sation, King's County, Nova Scotia. Foxing to covers, penned gift inscription, else very good. 12.00

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185 CRAVEN, John Pina Silent War : The Cold War Battle Beneath The Sea 1st US in dj
Simon & Schuster , 2001, ISBN:0684872137 
CRAVEN, John Pina. The Silent War : The Cold War Battle Beneath The Sea. NY: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First US Edition. Pp 304, frontis. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. The former chief scientist of the U.S. Navy's SpecialProjects Office here provides his insights into the nature of submarine op erations and strategy during the Cold War. Contents: 1. In Peril Under the Sea; 2. Design for Deterrencce; 3. A Calculus of Terror; 4. An Oracle in Washington; 5. Out of the Deep to Target, Perfect; 6. War and Peace: Some Like it Hot; 7. Fail-Safe; 8. Triumph to Tragedy; 9. The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle; 10. Spooked; 11. Humans as Marine Mammals; 12. The Fisherman's Friend; 13. The Tide of Destiny; 14. Two-and-Twenty: The Aquatic Circus; 15. The Hunt for Red September: A Tale of Two Submarines; 16. Pensate Profundus; 17. MIT Days; 18. A Sea Lawyer in Hawaii; 19. The Man Who Was Not There. Vg in unclipped dj. 22.00

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186 CRISP, Olga. EDMONDSON, Linda. Civil Rights in Imperial Russia. First Edition in dustjacket
Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989, ISBN:0198228678 
CRISP, Olga, and Linda EDMONDSON, (eds.). Civil Rights in Imperial Russia. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1989. First Edition. Pp (2),[v]-xvi,[1]-321,(1). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 90.00 "This collective study of civil rights in Russia before the Revolutionof 1917 challenges the conventioanl view, held by both Western and Soviet historians, that concepts of civil rights and the relationship of the individual to the state fell on barren soil in Imperial Russia. This collection of essays by specialists in diverse areas of Russian history reveals the true complexity of the issues surrounding civil rights before 1917. They offer new perspectives on familiar problems--freedom of speech and association,personal inviolability, equality before the law--and demonstrate the immed iate relevance of the concept of civil rights to the study of Russian history, and of the Soviet Union today." (from the dj). Contents : Civil rights in Russia : legal standards in gestation (by W.E. Butler); Property rights,populism, and Russian political culture (by Richard Wortman); Peasant land tenure and civil rights implications before 1906 (by Olga Crisp); The Troj an Mare : women's rights and civil rights in late imperial Russia (by William G. Wagner); Privileges, rights, and Russification (by Raymond Pearson); Religious toleration in late imperial Russia (by Peter Waldron); The concept of 'Jewish emancipation' in a Russian context (by John D. Klier); Workersand civil rights in tsarist Russia, 1899-1917 (by S.A. Smith); Freedom of association and the trade unions, 1906-1914 (by G.R. Swain); Freedom of thepress under the old regime, 1905-1914 (by Caspar Ferenczi); Crime and puni shment in the House of the Dead (by Alan Wood); The security police, civil rights, and the fate of the Russian empire, 1855-1917 (by D.C.B. Lieven); Was there a movement for civil rights in 1905? (by Linda Edmondson); Civil rights and the provisional government (by H.J. White). Very good in dustjacket. 90.00

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187 CRISP, Olga. Studies in Russian and East European History Studies in the Russian Economy before 1914. Second Printing in dustjacket
Macmillan in association with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, London and Basingstoke, 1978, ISBN:0333169077 
CRISP, Olga, Studies in the Russian Economy before 1914. (London and Basingstoke) : Macmillan in association with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, (1978). Second Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-278,(2). Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Studies in Russian and East European History series. "The literature in English and on the Russian sconomy is very sparse and this collection, though not so comprehensive as to take the place of an economic history, will meet a very real need not only of the student of Russia but of the economic historian and the student of international history. The emphasis in these essays is on interpretation, on the infusion of doubt about certain entrenched views on Russian economic and social development. These views have been taken over from pre-?evolutionary historians who treated economic facts as ammunition in ideological debates or in anti-government agitation. Political, legal and institutional factors were given prominence in explaining economicphenomena. The October Revolution had the effect of confirming the existin g biases and inducing a few new ones in the interpretation of past history.The book attempts to shift the emphasis away from concentration on legal c onstraints and government inadequacies towards an examination of the operation of market forces and the interaction of the latter with and in responseto government policies. In the process doubt is thrown on common assumptio ns, from which important political implications were drawn, concerning the degree of concentration of pre-Soviet industry, on the strategy of industrialisation with the alleged emphasis on heavy industry, on the potentialities of smallscale autonomous entrepreneurship and on the extent to which there was a consciously devised and co-ordinated government industrialisation policy." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The pattern of industrialisation in Russia, 1700–1914. 2. The Russian economy under serfdom. 3. The state peasants under Nicholas I. 4. Russian financial policy and the gold standard at the end of the nineteenth century. 5. Banking in the industrialisation of Tsarist Russia, 1860–1914. 6. French investment in Russian joint stock companies, 1894–1914. 7. French investment and influence in Russian industry, 1894–1914. Foreign entrepreneurship and Russian industry : Addendumto Chapters 6 and 7. 8. Russia’s public debt and the French market, 1889–1914:A statistical assessment. Verry good in spine-sunned dustjacket. 45.00

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188 CUMMINGS, E.E. Eimi : The Journal of a Trip to Russia. Second Edition in dustjacket.
William Sloane Associates, Inc., Publishers, New York, 1933, 
CUMMINGS, E.E. Eimi : The Journal of a Trip to Russia. [Jacket design by William Meek]. New York: William Sloane Associates, Inc., Publishers, (1933).Second Edition. Pp. (10),3-432. 8vo, yellow cloth with red lettering to fr ont board and spine, top edge dyed red. "In the spring of 1931 E.E. Cummings went to Russia, 'Eimi' is the journal he kept during this trip and it records what he saw there in a highly personal style. This style is a transcription of Mr. Cummings' highly personal response -- human, alive, and quick -- to a dead-level world of fear, anxiety, and guilt. This was an artist who responded to the great Russian dramatist, bent on selling the system: 'tell him I drink... to the individual.'. A paulse 'he says that's nonsense'. 'Tell him I love nonsense and I drink to nonsense.' Pause. 'he's very angry. He says you are afraid'. 'tell him I am afraid to be afraid' noisemusic, a waiter's glaring. 'He believes you are mad.' 'Tell him: a madman named noone says, that someone is and anyone isn't; and all the believing universe cannot transform anyone who isn't into someone who is'. In 'Eimi' there is nonsense, playful and caustic, there are individuals, spontaneous and free,and there is always the someone who is the artist." - from the dustjacket. Owner's acquisition note to flyleaf, else very good in lightly rubbed, edg e-nicked, price-clipped, lightly spine-sunned (much of red title lettering faded) dustjacket. 100.00

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Winged Mars. Volume I : The German Air Weapon - 1870-1914. Second Printing.- and - The Air Weapon 1914-1916. Volume II of Winged Mars. First Priting, both in dustjackets, CUNEO, John R.
189 CUNEO, John R. Winged Mars. Volume I : The German Air Weapon - 1870-1914. Second Printing.- and - The Air Weapon 1914-1916. Volume II of Winged Mars. First Priting, both in dustjackets
Military Service Publishing Company, Harrisburg, Pa., 1942, 1942 
CUNEO, John R. Winged Mars. Volume I : The German Air Weapon - 1870-1914. With Illustrations by the Author. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Military Service Publishing Company, (December 1942). Second Printing. Pp (14),1-338. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, red lettering to front board and spine.

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CUNEO, John R. The Air Weapon 1914-1916. Volume II of Winged Mars. Harrisburg : Military Service Publishing Company, 1947. First Printing. Pp (14),1-503,(3). Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spie.

John R. Cuneo (b. September 21, 1922 - d. May 18, 1984).

Contents :

[Volume I]
1. In the Beginning.
2. Germany Adopts Military Ballooning.
3. The Rise and Fall of German Military Ballooning.
4. The Beginnings of Anti-aircraft Defense.
5. The First German Dirigibles.
6. The Fight to Build a Rigid Dirigible.
7. The Struggle for Dirigible Supremacy.
8. The German Navy Tries Zeppelins (pp 70-78).
9. Orville Wright Reminds a German General of a Circus.
10. The Birth of German Military Aviation.
11. The Awakening of German Military Aviation.
12. Airplanes in the German Navy (pp 110-116).
13. The Theoretical Use of the German Air Weapon:
I. Captive Balloons and Dirigibles.
II. Airplanes.
14. Per Ardua Ad Astra.
15. The Enigma of French Military Aeronautics.
16. The Role of the French Air Weapon.
17. The Air Weapon at the Outbreak of Hostilities.

Appendices :
I. Parsevals Accepted by the German Army Prior to August 1914.
II. Dirigibles Built by the German Army.
III. Zeppelins Accepted by the German Army Prior to August 1914.
IV. Schutte-Lanz Dirigibles Accepted by the Geman Army Prior to August 1914.
V. Private Dirigibles Taken Over by the German Army at the Outbreak of War .
VI. Dirigibles Acquired by the French and German Armies Prior to August 1914.
VII. Zeppelins Accepted by the German Navy Prior to August 1914 (p. 186).
VIII. Some German Army Airplanes of 1914.
IX. Some French and German Army Airplanes of 1914.
X. Some German Naval Seaplanes of 1914 (p. 189).
XI. Some British Naval Seaplanes of 1914 (p. 189).
XII. Organization of the German Air Weapon Prior to 1914.

[Volume II]

Part One: Tactical Air Operations Over Land.
1. The 1914 Doctrine of Warfare.
Note 1. Diplomatic Employment of the Air Weapon.
2. The Period of Concentration in the West.
Note 1. French Strategic Air Reconnaissance.
3. The French Offensive (August 1914).
Note 1. Allotment of Air Units to German Armies on the Western Front August 18, 1914.
Note 2. A Comparison of the Tactical Organization of Aviation Units on the Western Front, August 1914.
Note 3. French Air Reconnaissance During the Offense.
4. The German March Through Belgium and Northern France.
Note i. Allied Observation of the German Wheel, Through Belgium.
5. The Pursuit to the Marne.
Note 1. The Allied Discovery of the Wheel of the German First Army.
6. The Battle of the Marne.
7. The Conclusion of Open Warfare in the West.
Note 1. Allied Air Reconnaissance September-November 1914.
8. The Battles of Gumbinnen and Tannenberg.
Note 1. The Russian Air Service at the Beginning of the War.
9. The Ending of the Eastern Campaign 1914.
10. Behind the Operations of the Air Weapon (1914).
Note 1. The French Air Service Conquers Its First Crisis.
11. Trench Warfare: Blessing and Blight.
Note 1. The Beginnings of Aerial Combat.
12. The Reorganization of the German Air Force (1915).
13. To the End of 1915.
Note 1. The the Allied 1915 Offensives.
Note 2. French Aviation in the Fall Offensives of 1915.
14. The German Air Weapon in the 1915 Offensives Against Russia and Serbia.
15. German Antiaircraft Defense (1914-1915).
Note 1. German Antiaircraft Activity on the Eastern Front.
16. Verdun (1916).
Note 1. French Aviation at Verdun.
17. The Preliminaries to the Somme Offensive (1916).
Note 1. Allied Air Preparations for the Somme.
18. The Somme Offensive (1916).
19. The Conclusion of the Somme Offensive (1916).
Note 1. The Allied Air Services at the Somme.
Note 2. Allied Antiaircraft Artillery.
Note 3. German Air Activity in the East and Balkans During 1916.
20. The Reorganization of the German Army Air Force (1916).
Note 1. The Beginnings of Reorganization in the British Air Services.
Note 2. The Decline of French Military Aviation (1915-1916).

Part Two : Tactical Air Operations at Sea.
21. The Watch for the British Fleet (1914).
Note 1. The Allied Air Forces (pp 297=3-04).
22. Action in the North Sea (1915).
23. Prelude to Jutland.
24. The Battle of Jutland.
Note 1. British Air Service at Jutland.
25. The Sunderland Operation.
Note 1. British Air Activity During the Sunderland Operation.
Note 2. Ink Battles Over the Jutland and Sunderland Air Operations.
Note 3. Naval Air Operations in the Baltic (1914-1916) (pp 346-347).

Part Three : Strategic air Operations.
26. The Raids on Great Britain (1914-1916).
Note 1. The Antiaircraft Defense of Great Britain.
Note 2. German Air Raids on Paris (1914).
27. The Bombing of Germany.


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Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). with the author's compliments, CURLE, J. H.
190 CURLE, J. H. Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). with the author's compliments
George Routledge & Sons, Limited / The Engineering and Mining Journal, London / New York, 1905, 1905 
CURLE, J. H. >b>The Gold Mines of the World. Third Edition (Revised and extended in scope). Written after an inspection of nearly five hundred mines in Transvaal, Rhodesia, West Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, New Zealand, India, Malay Peninsula, Siberia, United States, Alaska, Klondyke, British Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Sudan, Hungary, Bohemia, and Wales. With plans and photographs. London : George Routledge & Sons, Limited / New York : The Engineering and Mining Journal, 1905. Pp (10),[vii]-x,(2),[1]-308, folding frontispiece, + 11 other maps + 38 plates. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

Contents :
1. Sources of the Gold Supply.
2. Britain's Position in Gold Mining.
3. The Economic Factor.
4. "Mine Valuation."
5. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal.
6. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal (continued).
7. The Gold Mines of the Transvaal (continued).
8. The Gold Mines of Rhodesia.
9. The Gold Mines of West Australia.
10. The Gold Mines of Eastern Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, and New Guinea.
11. The Gold Mines of the East.
12. The Gold Mines of Russia and Siberia.
13. The Gold Mines of the United States and Alaska.
14. The Gold Mines of Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America.
15. The Gold Mines of Mozambique, West Africa, Egypt, Sudan, Hungary, Bohemia, Wales, etc.


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191 CURTISS, John Shelton. Russian Army Under Nicholas I, 1825-1855. First Edition in dustjacket
Duke University Press, Durham, N.C., 1965, 
CURTISS, John Shelton. The Russian Army Under Nicholas I, 1825-1855. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-x,(4),[3]-386,(2). Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. Very good in nicked, spine-sunned, but unclipped, dustjacket. 75.00 "TheRussian army was a pillar of the regime of Nicholas I, as were the politic al police and the Russian Orthodox church. What sort of army was it on which the might of the Tsar depended? Was its power as awesome as many Europeans of 1850 believed, or was it the giant with feet of clay that Western public opinion - especially its liberal and radical wing - believed it to be after the Crimean War? In this study, based primarily on Russian sources as amplified by the statements of foreign observers of this army, Mr. Curtiss deals with these questions by a topical analysis of the military machine anda narrative account of the Russian campaigns. The army of Nicholas I was e ssentially a serf-army of the eighteenth century. The rank and file were peasants torn from their families to serve for twenty-five years - later reduced to fifteen for some individuals. By a strange combination of brutal discipline and persuasive indoctrination these men were converted into fairly obedient and effective soldiers. The military training of the troops is described - the methods used, the skills sought, and the effectiveness of the various arms of the service. Other sections of the book deal with the method of providing officers to command the peasant masses, the level of Russianmilitary science, the weapons used, the army's medical system and its achi evements, the extent to which corruption was present in the arny's administration, and the roles of Nicholas I, the first soldier of Russia, and of his revered Field Marshal Paskevich. During the thirty-year reign of NicholasI Russian troops fought Persians and Turks, Polish insurgents, and Hungari an rebels against the Hapsburgs. Throughout this period, Russian forces were also fighting Caucasian mountaineers in an incessant and fluctuating conflict that was far from ended by 1855. The book closes with a discussion of the Russian army in the war with the French and the British in the Crimea and with Turkish forces on the Danube and in Asia. The Crimean War marked the end of the old regime in both European politics and in Russia itself. It was Russia's first encounter with the more advanced armies of the mid-nineteenth century and brought into sharp relief the weaknesses and failings of the Russian military system. However, te war also gave strong evidence of the basic strength of Russian military power, a strength which prevented theforces of much of Europe from gaining more than a limited victory." (from the dj)., Contents : 1. Introduction: The beginning of the reign. 2. The Persian and Turkish campaigns and the rise of Paskevich. 3. Nicholas I as a military man. 4. The Polish War and the triumph of Paskevich. 5. The structure of the military establishment. 6. Training and weapons: infantry. 7. Training and weapons: cavalry, engineers, artillery. 8. The war in the Caucasus. 9. The officers of the Russian Army. 10. The life of Russian Army officers. 11. Corruption in the administration of the Russian Army. 12. The life of the enlisted men. 13. Indoctrination. 14. The Army and repression. 15. Paskevich and the Hungarian campaign of 1849. 16. The Crimean War: the firstphase. 17. The last stages of the Crimean War. 18. Conclusion. Very good i n nicked, spine-sunned, but unclipped, dustjacket. 75.00

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192 DALDERUP, Leo and John MURDOCH. Other Side. The Story of Leo Dalderup as told to John Murdoch.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1957, 
DALDERUP, Leo and John MURDOCH. The Other Side. The Story of Leo Dalderup as told to John Murdoch. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1957). Pp (8),9-255,(1). Sm 8vo (pocketbook), illustrated wrappers. “This is the astonishing, almost incredible, true story of a young Dutchman who joined the Nazi army because he preferred Germany to Russia. He was captured by the Americans and taken to a prisoner-of-war camp in Cheshire. He escaped to Ireland, buteventually, fearing discovery – for the authorities were hot on his trail – he forged a birth certificate and joined the R.A.F., the last place in which the police would be likely to look for an escaped prisoner. After nearly three years in the R.A.F. When he feared that his recommendation for a commission would unmask his sham, Dalderup deserted to Ireland and then sent the R.A.F. A full confession of what he had done.” - from the rear cover. Edges rubbed, front cover creased, else very good. 30.00

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193 DAVIES, Raymond Arthur Inside Russia Today
Contemporary Publications, Winnipeg, 1945, 
DAVIES, Raymond Arthur. Inside Russia Today. Winnipeg : Contemporary Publications, 1945. Pp (2),3-92,(4). 8vo, illustrated red and blue stapled wrappers, lettered in white. Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography 2927. Front cover adds : An Eyewitness Account by a Famous Foreign Correspondent Raymond Arthur Davies. Contents : By Convoy toRussia; I Visit the Canadian Embassy; Moscow; Strange Yet Familiar; The Ra pe of Russia; Cities That Wouldn't Die; Russia's Attitude Towards Nazis; Russia's Industrial Might; Russian Trade Unions; Synthetics . . . Science . .. Engineering; Red Magic with Perennial Wheat; War Spotlights Weaknesses i n Soviet Education; The Arts in Wartime; How Free is Religion?; Back to Capitalism?; Americans in Russia; The News of "D Day" Reaches Russia; No Racial Hatreds Here; How Europe's Underground Press Outwitted the German Gestapo; Russia and Liberated Countries; Why the Sixteen Republics?; Stalin, Symbol of Soviet Life; Russia Develops the Far North; The Psychology of the Russians; The New Russia Takes Shape; Soviet Building Revolution; Great StridesToward Reconstruction; Russia and Ourselves. Small piece torn from lower m argin of back cover (affecting only two words), spine browned, else very good. 30.00

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194 DAVIS, E. Mott, Jr Papers of the Excavators' Club. Vol. 1, No. 1 WARD, Lauriston, intro. Archaeology of Northeastern Asia
Excavators' Club, Cambridge, Mass., 1940, 
DAVIS, E. Mott, Jr. Archaeology of Northeastern Asia. With an Introduction by Lauriston Ward. Papers of the Excavators' Club. Vol. 1, No. 1. Cambridge, Mass.: The Excavators' Club, 1940. Pp (2),[1]-58. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, orange stapled card covers, black lettering to front cover. Contents : Introduction. Foreword. I. Kamchatka. II. Amur Basin. III. Sakhalin. IV. Vladivostok Region. V. Other Regions of Eastern Siberia : Transbaikalia, Aldan River, Okhotsk, Nayakhan River, Northeasternmost Siberia, Arctic Coast, Summary. VI. The Utility of Ethnology in Northeastern Asiatic Archaeology. VII. General Remarks. VIII. Summary of the Northeastern Asiatic Neolithic. List of Sites. Map: Archaeological Sites in Northeastern Asia. Spine and marginsdarkened, else very good. 35.00

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195 DAVISON, Roderic H. Essays in Ottoman and Turkish History, 1774-1923 : The Impact of the West. First Edition in dustjacket
Saqi Books, London, 1990, ISBN:0863563244 1990 0863563244 / 9780863563249 
DAVISON, Roderic H. Essays in Ottoman and Turkish History, 1774-1923 : The Impact of the West. (London) : Saqi Books, (1990). First Saqi Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),[1]-279,(5). 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.

Roderic H. Davison (b. April 27, 1917, Buffalo, New York – d. March 23, 1996, Washington D.C.)

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"The effect of Western influence on the later Ottoman Empire and on the development of the modern Turkish nation-state links these twelve essays by a prominent American scholar. Roderic Davison draws from his extensive knowledgeof Western diplomatic history and Turkish history to describe a period in which the actions of the Great Powers, incipient and rising nationalisms, and Westernizing reforms shaped the destiny of the Ottoman Empire and the creation of the new Turkish Republic.

Eleven of the essays were previously published in widely scattered journals and multi-authored volumes. The first of these provides a general survey of Turkish and Ottoman history, from early Turkish times to the end of the Empire. The following essays continue chronologically from 1774, detailing some of the changes in the nineteenth-century Empire. Several themes recur. One is the impact of Western ideas and institutions and the resistance to that influence by some elements in the Empire. Another concerns the diplomatic pressure exerted by the Great Powersof Europe on the Empire, which amounted at times to direct intervention in Ottoman domestic affairs. Taken together, the essays portray a confluence of civilizations as well as a clash of cultures.

Professor Davison has written an interpretive introduction that sets out the historical trends running throughout the book. In addition, he includes a previously unpublished article on the advent of the electric telegraph in the Ottoman Empire to showhow the adoption of a Western technological advance could affect many areas of life.

Of particular interest to students of Ottoman and Middle East history, these essays will also be valuable for everyone concerned with modernization in developing nations. Davison's interpretations and keen methodological sense also shed new light on several aspects of European diplomatic history." (from the dj).

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1. The Turks in History: A capsule account of Turkish origins and of the rise, height, decline, and reform of the Ottoman Empire, to the rise of the Republic.

2. “Russian Skill and Turkish Imbecility”: The Treaty of Kuchuk Kainardji Reconsidered: TheOttoman-Russian treaty of 1774, allowing Russia great commercial and diplomatic privileges and a dubious “right” to protect Christians in Ottoman domains.

3. The “Dosografa” Church in the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca: On the nature of the Christian church that the 1774 treaty allowed the Russians to build in Istanbul, and to protect. And was it built?

4. The First Ottoman Experiment with Paper Money: Why and how the Sublime Porte, in 1840, issued treasury notes that became the first circulating paper money, and attendant problems.

5. Foreign and Environmental Contributions to the Political Modernization of Turkey: The influence of military defeat by outside powers, and of diplomatic pressure; the importance of foreign concepts and models; channels for new ideas.

6. The Advent of the Principle of Representation in theGovernment of the Ottoman Empire: How representation of the people in government organs began in 1840 on the provincial level and grew to affect the central government, especially with the constitution of 1876.

7. Turkish Attitudes Concerning Christian-Muslim Equality in the Nineteenth Century: Theadvent of an official policy of egalitarian and secular Ottomanism; the views of leading statesmen on Christian equality, and popular attitudes.

8. The Advent of the Electric Telegraph in the Ottoman Empire: How Morse’s invention was introduced at the time of the Crimean War, how the telegraph system expanded, and the effects of the new technology on Ottoman government and society.

9. Westernized Education in Ottoman Turkey: An assessment of theimpact of foreign mission schools, Ottoman technical schools, and the new Ottoman secular educational beginnings, and study abroad.

10. The Armenian Crisis, 1912–1914: Russia raises for her own interests the question of reforms in eastern Anatolia where most Armenians lived; the machinations of all six great powers of Europe; the Porte and the powers find a temporary solution.

11. Turkish Diplomacy from Mudros to Lausanne: How the nationalist movement led by Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) dealt with outside powers, 1919 to 1923, trying to get rid of British, French, Italian, Greek, and Armenian occupation forces; success lays a basis for the Republic.

12. Atatürk’s Reforms: Back to the Roots: An analysis of the origins and background of many of the Turkish Republic’s basic political principles and practices, tracing them back to nineteenth-century developments in the period of Ottoman reform. Index.

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196 DAWISHA, Karen International Crisis Behavior Series, Vol. 4 Kremlin and the Prague Spring. First Edition in dustjacet
University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London, 1984, ISBN:0520049713 
DAWISHA, Karen. The Kremlin and the Prague Spring. Berkeley / Los Angeles /London : University of California Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp (6),vi i-xiv,(2),3-426. Map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. International Crisis Behavior Series, Vol. 4. "The 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops was a milestone in the affairs of the Communist world. In this major new study, Dr. Karen Dawisha presents a fascinating account of the complex interactions, rivalries, and tensions that shaped the Soviet reaction to the "Prague Spring.'' She analyzes the responses of individual Soviet leaders and their political constituencies to the developing phases of the crisis throughout 1968 and examines the agonizing process of assessment, indecision, and consensus building among the Soviet leadership that finally led to the decision to invade. Using data never before presented, including formerly classified U.S. intelligence documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, the author outlines the debates within the Soviet leadership on domestic dissent, economic and political reform, strategic doctrine, foreign policy priorities, and East-West relations. She details the volatile domestic and international environment that heightened the perception of threat felt in Moscow over the unfolding situation in Prague. The Soviet intervention in Czechoslovakia set the seal not only on developments in Prague tor years to come, but also on the foreign and domestic policies in the USSR for the remainder of the Brezhnev era. The Kremlin andthe Prague Spring is more than a case study of one event; it provides a pi cture of international decision making under stress and draws insightful conclusions about the process of Soviet crisis management, both in 1968 and beyond. It is a valuable contribution not only to SFoviet and East European scholarship but also to the study of international relations and Soviet foreign policy." (ftrom the dj). Contents : I. Introduction : 1. Soviet Foreign Policy Analysis and Crisis Behavior. 2. Preiude to the Crisis. II. The Pre-Crisis Period : 3. Phase One: March 22 - April 10. 4. Phase Two: April 10- May 4. 5. Findings. III. The Crisis Period : 6. Phase One: May 5 - June 6. 7. Phase Two: June 6-27. 8. Phase Three: June 27 - July 28. 9. Phase Four: July 29 - August 5. 10. Phase Five: August 5-20. 11. Findings. IV. The Post-Crisis Period : 12. August 20-27. 13. Findings. V. Conclusions : 14. Leaders and Decisions: Conclusions on Soviet Behavior in 1968. 15. 1968 and After: The Costs and Consequences of Invasion. Appendix A: Key Political andMilitary Leaders, USSR, 1968. Appendix B: Key Political and Military Leade rs, Czechoslovakia, 1968. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 45.00

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197 DAWSON, Mary Maple Leaf in Siberia. First Edition
Northern Book House , Gravenhurst, Ontario, 1979, ISBN:0919898084 
DAWSON, Mary. A Maple Leaf in Siberia. (Gravenhurst, Ontario : Northern Book House, April 1979). First Edition. Pp (2),3-76. Small 8vo, white card covers, black and red lettering to front cover, blank spine. Contents : 1. It really does belong to the people! 2. A Maple Leaf in Siberia. 3. When in Rome do as Romans do. 4. Dissenting in the Soviet Union. 5. Way up North. 6. Those who defy the law. 7. And those who believe in God. 8. Russians and the media. 9. One man's meat is another man's poison. 10. Their way of life and ours. Some remarks in conclusion. Browning to spine and margins, last leaf loose, penned name, else very good. 45.00

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198 DAWSON, Robert MacGregor, (ed.). Development of Dominion Status 1900-1936. First Edition
Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto, 1937, 
DAWSON, Robert MacGregor, (ed.). The Development of Dominion Status 1900-1936. London / New York / Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1937. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xiv,[1]-466,(2). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine,top edge dyed black. Robert MacGregor Dawson (b. March 1, 1895, Bridgewate r, Nova Scotia - d. July 16, 1958, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia). Contents : Part I : Introduction - The Development of Dominion Status 1900-36. Part II :Formal and Informal Documents. Section I: The Period Before the War, 1900- 14. Section II: The War and the Peace Treaty, 1914-20. Section III: The Period of Tentative Centralization 1920-2. Section IV: The Period of Decentralization, 1922-6. Section V: The Period of Equal Status, 1926-36. Index FullTable of Contents : Part I: Introduction. The Development of Dominon Statu s, 1900-36. I. The Period before the War, 1900-14. II. The War and the Peace Treaty, 1914-20. III. The Period of Tentative Centralization, 1920-2. IV.The Period of Decentralization, 1922-6. V. The Period of Equal Status, 192 6-36. Part II: Forrmal and Infomal Documents. Section I. The Peroid Before the War, 199-14. A. Dominion Attitudes Towads Impeial Affairs. 1. Canada:. (a) Canada and British Wars, Can. H. of C. Debates 1900. (b) The French-Canadian in the British Empire, Henri Bourassa in The Monthly Review, October 1902. (c) Canadian Naval Policy, infra, sub-section. B3(b). 2. Australia: The Australian View, The Round Table, June 1914. 3. South Africa: The Ministerial Crisis in South Africa, The Round Table, March 1913. 4. New Zealand: The New Government in New Zealand, The Round Table, December 1912. B. Imperial Co-operation. 1. Co-operation with the Dominions. (a) 'The Problem of Imperial Defence', The Round Table, May 1911. (b) 'Downing Street', The Round Table, September 1913. 2. The Imperial Conference.. (a) Report of the Imperial Conference, 1907, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1907, Cd. 3523. (b) Reportof the Imperial Conference, 1911, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1911, Cd. 5741. 3. The Committee of Imperial Defence. (a) Dispatch regarding Dominion Repr esentation on the Committee, London Times, 1913. (b) Canadian Naval Policy and the Committee, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1912. Section II. The war and thepeace Treaty, 1914-20. A. Imperial Relation During the War, 1914-18. 1. Re port of Canadian Privy Council on the Requisitioning of Canadian Ships, 1917, P.C. 3189. 2. The Imperial War Cabinet, The Round Table, June 1917. 3. The Imperial War Conferences. (a) Announcement of the Colonial Secretary, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 191. (b) Report of the Imperial War Conference, 1917,Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1917, Cd. 8566. (c) Report of the Imperial War Co nference, 1918, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1918, Cd. 9177. 4. Memorandum of the Dominion Ministers on Empire Naval Defence, 1918, Can. H. of C Debates, 1920. B. The Peace Conference and the Peace Treaty, 1918-20. 1. Correspondence and Documents regarding the Representation of the Dominions at the Peace Conference, Can. Sess. Papers, 1919, No. 41J. 2. Correspondence between Canada and the United Kingdom regarding Ratification of the Peace Treaty, Can. Sess. Papers, 1919, No. 41J. 3. Speech of Sir Robert Borden on the Treaty of Peace with Germany, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1919. 4. Speech of Rt. Hon.W. M. Hughes on the Treaty of Peace with Germany, Aus. H. of R. Debates, 1 919. C. The Formation of the League of Nations, 1919. 1. The League Covenant. 2. Declaration respecting the Interpretation of Article IV of the Covenant, Can. H. of C Debates, 1919. D. The Decision to Appoint a Canadian Minister to the United States, 1920. Announcement by the British Government, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1920. Section III. ThePeroid of Tentative Centraliztion, 1920-2. A. The Comference of Prime Ministers,1921. 1. The Imperial PeaceCabinet, London Times, 1920. 2. Report of the Conference of Prime Minister s, 1921, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1921, Cmd. 1474. 3. Speech of Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen at the Conference, Montreal Gazette, 1921. 4. Statement of Rt.Hon. D. Lloyd George on the Foreign Relations of the Empire, Brit. H. of C . Debates, 1921. 5. Imperial Cabinet or Imperial Conference?, J. W. Dafoe in Manitoba Free Press, 1925. B. The Washington Conference on the Limitationof Armament, 1921-2. 1. Correspondence respecting Dominion Representation at the Conference, Can. Sess. Papers, 1922, No. 47A. 2. Report of Sir Robert Borden, Can. Sess. Papers, 1922, No. 47. 3. Report of Sir John Salmond, N.Z. H. of R. Journals, 1922, Appendix, Vol. I, A-5. C. The Establishment ofthe Irish Free State, 1921. Articles of Agreement between Great Britain an d Ireland, 1921, Brit. Statutes, 12 Geo. V, c. 1. Section IV. ThePeroid of Decentralization, 1922-6. A. The Chanak Incident, 1922. 1. The ' Inquiry' and the Response. (a) The ' Inquiry', London Times, 1922. (b) The Response (1) Montreal Gazette, 1922. (1) Montreal Gazette, 1922. (2) The Government'sReply, Toronto Globe, 1922. (3) Criticism by the Leader of the Opposition, Montreal Gazette, 1922. 2. Newspaper Comment. (a) Montreal Gazette, 1922. (b) Manitoba Free Press, 1922. 3. Account by the Canadian Prime Minister ofthe Chanak Incident, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1923. 4. Chanak, J. W. Dafoe i n Manitoba Free Press, 1925. 5. Australia and Chanak, Aus. H. of R. Debates, 1923. B. The Canadian Effort to Secure Modification of Article X of The League Covenant, 1922-3. Report of the Canadian Delegates to the Fourth Assembly, Can. Sess. Papers, 1924, No. 35. C. The Halibut Fisheries Treaty, 1923. Correspondence regarding the Treaty, Can. Sess. Papers, 1923, No. IIIa. D. The Treaty of Lausanne, 1922-4. 1. Explanation of the Canadian Attitude by the Prime Minister, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1924. 2. Telegrams omitted from above Extract, Can. Sess. Papers, 1924, No. 232.. E. The Imperial Conference,. 1923. 1. Report of the Imperial Conference, 1923, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1923, Cmd. 1987. 2. 'Did the Imperial Conference Fail?', J. W. Dafoein McLean's Magazine, January 1924. 3. Treaty Powers of Dominion Governmen ts, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1924. 4. Debate on the Treaty Resolutions, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1926. F. Recognition of Soviet Russia and the Russian Treaties, 1924. The Position of Australia, Journal of the Parliaments of the Empire, October 1924. G. The Inter-Allied Conference on the Dawes Report, 1924. 1. Correspondence between the British and Canadian Governments, Can. Sess. Papers, 1924, No. 309. 2. Discussion in the British House of Commons, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1924. H. Inter-Imperial Communication, 1924-5. Correspondence regarding the proposed Imperial Conference, 1924, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1925, Cmd. 2301. I. The Appointment of an Irish Minister to the United States, 1924. The Position of the Minister from the Irish Free State,Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1924, Cmd. 2202. J. The Registration of the Anglo -Irish Agreement With the League of Nations,1924. Correspondence with the Secretary-General of the League, League of Nations (Treaty Series), 1924, vol. 27. K. The Treaty of Locarno, 1925. 1. Debate in the British House of Commons, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1925. 2. Attitude of the Canadian Government, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1927. 3. Attitude of the Imperial Conference, 1926(cf. infra, Section V, A. 3. 4. 'The British Empire and the Locarno Agreem ent', The Round Table, December 1925. Section V. The Peroid of Equal Status, 1926-36. A. The Imperial Conference, 1926. 1. 'The Constitutional Problem', The Round Table, September 1926. 2. Opening Speech of the Prime Ministerof South Africa, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1927, Cmd. 2769. 3. Report of th e Imperial Conference, 1926, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1926, Cmd. 2768. 4. The Treaty Power and the Dominions, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1927. 5. Lord Balfour on the Report of the Conference, Journal of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, July 1927. B. International and InteImperial Relations,1927-36. 1. Election of Canada to the Council of the League of Nations, 19 27, London Times, 1927. 2. Appointment of a British High Commissioner, 1928, Montreal Gazette, 1928. 3. The Kellogg Treaty for the Renunciation of War, 1928. (a) The Invitations to the Dominions, London Times, 1928. (b) The Acceptance by South Africa, London Times, 1928. 4. The Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armaments, 1930, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1930. 5. Recognition of the Government of the Spanish Republic, 1931, Can. H. of C. Debates, 1931. 6. Appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. (a) The Case for Discontinuing Appeals, J. S. Ewart in Queen's Quarterly, Summer, 1930.. (b) The Case for Appeals, G. H. Sedgewick in Queen's Quarterly, Summer, 1930. (c) Moore v. Attorney-General of the Irish Free State, J935> S1 Times Law Reports. C. Report of the Conference on the Operations of Dominion Legislation and Merchant Shipping Legislation,1929. D. The Imperial Conference, 1930. Report of the Imperial Conference, 1930. E. The Statute of Westimater,1931. 1. The Statute of Westminster, 1931, Brit. Statutes, 22 Geo. V, c. 4 . 2. Speech of Hon. P. McGilligan on the Statute, I.F.S. Ddil Debates, 1931. 3. The Irish Free State and the Statute, cf. supra, sub-section B. 6 (c),and infra, sub-section H. 1. F. Formal Action by the Crown on Dominion Adv ice, 1931-6. 1. Announcement by the Government of the Irish Free State, Irish Times, 1931. 2. The Status of the Union Act, £. Afr. Statutes, 1934, No.69. 3. The Royal Executive Functions and Seals Act, S. Afr. Statutes, 1934 , No. 70. 4. Status of South Africa, W. P. M. Kennedy in The University of Toronto Law Journal, Lent Term, 1935. G. Secession and Neutrrality, 1920-36. 1. Speech of Rt. Hon. A. Bonar Law on the Government of Ireland Bill, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1920. 2. The Right of Secession. (a) South Africa, S.A. Ass. Debates, 1930. (b) Irish Free State, cf. infra, sub-section H. 4. 3.The Neutrality of the Dominions in Empire Wars, S.A. Ass. Debates, 1928. 4 . The Dominions and the League of Nations, New York Times, 1936. H. The Irish Free State And the Empire, 1931-6. 1. Debate on the Statute of Westminster Bill, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1931. 2. Correspondence regarding the Parliamentary Oath of Allegiance and the Land Purchase Annuities, Pari. Pap. (G. Britain), 1932, Cmd. 4056. 3. Correspondence between the Irish Free Stateand other Dominions on the Anglo-Irish Dispute, 1932. (a) Australia, Londo n Times, 1932. (b) South Africa, London Times, 1932. 4. The Position of theIrish Free State in the Empire. (a) Statement by the Secretary of State fo r the Dominions, Brit. H. of C. Debates, 1933. (b) Correspondence between the Governments of Great Britain and the Irish Free State, Brit, H. of C. Debates, 1933. 5. Amendments to the Constitution, 1936, cf. infra, SubsectionI.2. I. The Abdication of king Edward VIII, 1936. 1. The Declaration of Ab dication Act, London Times, 1936. 2. Amendments to the Constitution of the Irish Free State, London Times, 1936. Index. Robert MacGregor Dawson (1895-1958) was a Canadian political scientist and academic, born in Bridgewater,Nova Scotia. In 1921, he started teaching at Dalhousie University before l eaving to teach at the Carnegie Institute of Technology and Rutgers University. In 1928, he returned to Canada as head of the Political Science department at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1937, he started teaching at theUniversity of Toronto. In 1975, he was named a Persons of National Histori c Significance. Corners bumped, penned name, small black stains to gutter at Preface, else very good. 50.00

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199 de MADARIAGA, Isabel BEMIS, Samuel Flagg Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution. First Edition in dustjacket
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962, 
de MADARIAGA, Isabel. Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution.With a Foreword by Samuel Flagg Bemis. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1962. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xiv,(4),3-496,+ 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Isabel de Madariaga (b. August 27, 1919, Glasgow, Scotland - d. June 16, 2014, London) "Within the framework of an accountof the mission of Sir James Harris to Russia in the years 1777-1783, Isabe l de Madariaga has written a detailed and penetrating history of the European aspects of the diplomacy of the American Revolution. At the heart of thenarrative lie three basic themes: the efforts of Britain to negotiate an a lliance with Russia against France, the formulation of Catherine II's policy of armed neutrality and the impact of this policy o Britain's efforts to hold on to the American colonies. The author's interpretation is broadly conceived, taking into consideration not only the personalities and interestsof the principal actors, Britain and Russia, but also of France, Austria, Prussia, the Dutch, and the Scandinavian states. With objectivity and insight Miss de Madariaga shows how the many conflicting interests of the various states involved interacted to produce the balance of forces in Europe which gave the American colonies the opportunity to gain their independence." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword (by Samuel FJagg Bemis); Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The War of the Bavarian Succession. 3. The War at Sea. 4. Harris's Personal Diplomacy. 5. The Third Attempt to Win Russia. 6. The Leagueof Armed Neutrality (1). 7. he League of Armed Neutrality (2). 8. The Impa ct of the Armed Neutrality on Britain, 9. Imperial Interlude: The Dutch Accession to the Armed Neutralit. 10. The Order of Minorca: Catheriine Receives Harris. 11. The Austro-Russian Mediation. 12. Russia Refuses Minorca: TheDutch Mediation. 13. The Imperial Mediation Resumed. 14. The Duch Mediatio n Resumed. 15. The Effectiveness of the Armed Neutrality. 16. Fox's ForeignPolicy. 17. The End of a Mission. 18. Conclusi. Appendix: The Origin of th e Armed Neutrality in Historical Literature. Vert good in unclipped dustjacket. 70.00

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200 DE VILLIERS, Marq Six Days That Shook The World : The Third Russian Revolution
Haper Collins Publishers, Ltd., 1991, ISBN:0006377564 
DE VILLIERS, Marq. Six Days That Shook The World : The Third Russian Revolution. (Toronto): Haper Collins Publishers, Ltd., (1991). Pp. 34. 8vo, red and navy card covers. Vg. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 7.00

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