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Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 115/4/1034, April 1989.

By: United States Naval Institute WINNEFELD, James A. COYLE, Barry J. BYRON, John L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S. Naval Institute, 1989,:

Seller ID: 90115


(United States Naval Institute). Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 115/4/1034, April 1989. Annapolis, MD : U.S. Naval Institute, 1989. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Contents : Rear Admiral James A. Winnefeld's “Avoiding the Convention Arms Control Bottle”; Cmdr. Barry J. Coyle's “Women on the Front Lines”; Carolyn H. Becraft's “Personnel Puzzle”; Richard R. Pariseau and Capt. Lee F. Gunn's “What Quieting Means to the Soviets”; Capt. John L. Byron's “No Quarter for Their Boomers”; “Pictorial”; Cmdr. Richard A. Guido's “Waste No... View more info

Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 116/8/1050, August 1990

By: United States Naval Institute SHADE, Robert J. REDMOND, Daniel M. MARSH, Gregory A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S. Naval Institute, 1990,:

Seller ID: 90237


(United States Naval Institute). Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 116/8/1050, August 1990. Annapolis, MD : U.S. Naval Institute, 1990. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Contents : Capt. Robert J. Shade's “Marriage of Necessity”; Douglas M. Johnson's “Naval ArmsControl – Not in the Nation's Best Interest”; Lt. Col. Robert M. Flanagan' s “The V-22 Is Slipping Away”; Daniel M. Redmond's “Getting Them Out”; Cdr.Gregory A. Marsh's “The Aegean Still Simmers”; Rear Adm. James Fitzgerald and John Benedict's “There Is a Sub Threat”; “Th... View more info

Purple Decades : A Reader. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WOLFE, Tom Bellamy, Joe David, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, 1982,:

Seller ID: 11748


WOLFE, Tom (ed.). The Purple Decades : A Reader. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, (1982). First Printing. Pp (8),[vii]-xv,(3),[3]-396,(2). Illustrated. 8vo [160 x 242 mm], purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. (b. March 2, 1930, Richmond, Virginia – d. May 14, 2018, ew York City) was an American author and journalist widely known for his association with New Journalism, a style of news writing and journalism developed in the 1960s and 1970s that incorporated literary techniques. "It was in the1960s and 1970s-those "purple decades"-that Tom Wolfe rose to... View more info

Purple Decades : A Reader. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WOLFE, Tom Bellamy, Joe David, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux / FSG, New York, 1982,:

Seller ID: 564


WOLFE, Tom (ed.). The Purple Decades : A Reader. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, (1982). First Printing. Pp (8),[vii]-xv,(3),[3]-396,(2). Illustrated. 8vo [160 x 242 mm], purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. (b. March 2, 1930, Richmond, Virginia – d. May 14, 2018, ew York City) was an American author and journalist widely known for his association with New Journalism, a style of news writing and journalism developed in the 1960s and 1970s that incorporated literary techniques. "It was in the1960s and 1970s-those "purple decades"-that Tom Wolfe rose to... View more info

Refugees from Militarism. : Draft-Age Americans in Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KASINSKY, Renée Goldsmith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Transaction Books, New Brunswick, NJ, 1976, ISBN:0878551131: 1976

Seller ID: 61308

ISBN: 0878551131


KASINSKY, Renée Goldsmith. Refugees from Militarism : Draft-Age Americans in Canada. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Books, (1976). Pp. (12),[1]-301,(1) + 2 diagram plates (opp. pp. 72, 78). 8vo, gold-yellow cloth with black lettering to spine. Renée Goldsmith Kasinsky (b. United States) a landed immigrant in Canada since 1969. A volume relating to the 70,000 some odd Americans who came to Canada during the Vietnam War as "draft dodgers", and deserters from the US Army. American Deserters Committee, the Toronto Ant-Draft Prgram [the TADP], Vietnam V... View more info

Religion and International Affairs

By: ROSE, Jeffrey, and Michael IGNATIEFF (eds.) IGNATIEFF, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1968,:

Seller ID: 100086


ROSE, Jeffrey, and Michael IGNATIEFF (eds.). Religion and International Affairs. Toronto : Anansi, 1968. Pp (10),[i]-vii,(1),[1]-151,(3). 8vo, decorated white card cover, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction (by JeffreyRose). Section One - Religious Faith and War : Dogmas and international re alities (by Dr. Kenneth W. Thompson); Peace-making and pacifism (by Canon L. John Collins); Common sense and unjust wars (by Prof. Conor Cruise O'Brien). Section Two - Religious Faith and Revolution : The sociology of revolution in Latin America (by Fr. Gustavo Pe´rez Rami´rez); In love and in ang... View more info

Russian-Soviet Unconventional Wars in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Afghanistan

By: BAUMANN, Robert F. Leavenworth Papers No. 20

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Combat Studies Institute, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1993, ISBN:0160419530:

Seller ID: 114719


BAUMANN, Robert F. Russian-Soviet Unconventional Wars in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Afghanistan. Leavenworth Papers Number 20. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas : Combat Studies Institute, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, (1993). Pp (2),iii-x,(1),1-219,(3). Illustrated. 4to, white card covers, black and maroon lettering. "The Soviet Union's agonizing decade-long struggle against a fiercely determined Mujahideen resistance in Afghanistan offers.a compelling illustration of the perils which can await a modern power that commits conventional forces against an unconventional foe in an ... View more info

Sailing on Friday : The Perilous Voyage of America's Merchant Marine. 1st pr in dj

By: BUTLER, John A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Washington, 1997, ISBN:1574881248:

Seller ID: 47400


BUTLER, John A.. Sailing on Friday : The Perilous Voyage of America's Merchant Marine. Washington, DC: Brassey's, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (i)-xv, [1], 1-287, [1]. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Peake, The United States and the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 : A Selected Annotated Bibliography of English-language Sources, 1096. A retrospect of the role that the United States' merchant marine has played in shaping the people and conflicts of the past. Includedare "accounts of little-noted innovations that had long-lasting effects, d aring ocean rescues, sea battles, the greatest sea lift in world histor... View more info

Sailors to the End : The Deadly Fire on the U.S.S. Forrestal and the HeroesWho Fought It

By: FREEMAN, Gregory A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 2002,:

Seller ID: 52693


FREEMAN, Gregory A. Sailors to the End : The Deadly Fire on the U.S.S. Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought It. (New York) : William Morrow, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-307,(1) + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards. "Sailors to the End tells the dramatic and until now forgotten story of the 1967 fire on board the USS Forrestal during its time at Yankee Station off the coast of Vietnam. Theaircraft carrier, the mightiest of the U.S. fleet, was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a ro... View more info

Secret of the Reed : Leaving the Land of Tears

By: SCOTT, Matthew P

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wellman Books, 1998, ISBN:096819401X:

Seller ID: 40205


SCOTT, Matthew P. The Secret of the Reed : Leaving the Land of Tears. Chester, NS: Wellman Books, 1998. Pp 95. 8vo, ill. card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Sentimentalists. 2nd Gaspereau pr.

By: SKIBSRUD, Johanna

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2009, ISBN:9781554470785:

Seller ID: 96366


SKIBSRUD, Johanna. The Sentimentalists . A novel. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2009. Second Gaspereau Printing. Pp. (8),9-216,(8). 8vo, black card covers with illulstrated cream dust jacket. Winner of the 2010 ScotiabankGiller Prize. "Napoleon Haskell served in the Vietnam War, where he wiitne ssed events which had a profound and complicated impact on his life and on the lives of his family. As his health ultimately declines, his daughters move him from his trailer in North Dakota to the lake-side town of Casablanca, Ontario, to live with Henry -- father of Napoleon's friend Owen who ... View more info

Sentimentalists. Second Printing, signed.

By: SKIBSRUD, Johanna.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2009, ISBN:9781554470785:

Seller ID: 112678


SKIBSRUD, Johanna. The Sentimentalists . A novel. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2009. Second Gaspereau Printing. Pp. (8),9-216,(8). 8vo, black card covers with illulstrated cream dust jacket. Winner of the 2010 ScotiabankGiller Prize. "Napoleon Haskell served in the Vietnam War, where he wiitne ssed events which had a profound and complicated impact on his life and on the lives of his family. As his health ultimately declines, his daughters move him from his trailer in North Dakota to the lake-side town of Casablanca, Ontario, to live with Henry -- father of Napoleon's friend Owen who ... View more info

Seventy-One Poems for People. First Edition.

By: BOWERING, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RDC Press, Red Deer, AB, 1985, ISBN:0889950253:

Seller ID: 105455


BOWERING, George. Seventy-One Poems for People. (Red Deer, AB) : RDC Press,(1985). First Printing. Pp. (11),12-125,(3). 8vo, illustrated white card c overs with black lettering to front cover and spine. George Harry Bowering,OC, OBC (b. December 1, 1935, Penticton, British Columbia). "Six poem sequ ences remembering the turbulent atmosphere and intense emotions of the 1960s and 70s. In a voice at once compassionate and sardonic, these poems thread their way through personalities and events with a mastery that has earnedGeorge Bowering a reputation for fearless honesty." - from Frank Da... View more info

Social Studies : Collected Essays, 1974-2013. Paperback Edition, signed.

By: PEIRCE, Jon.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Friesen Press, Victoria, BC, 2014, ISBN:9781460236246:

Seller ID: 111481


PEIRCE, Jon. Social Studies : Collected Essays, 1974-2013. (Victoria, BC: Friesen Press, June 2014). Pp. (4),v-vii,(3),3-249,(7). 8vo, printed blue card covers with copper and grey lettering to front, white and copper lettering to spine. A collection of essays on a variety of topics by the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia-residing author and educator. "Just let me turn down that armadillo steak I'm cooking for dinner; then I'll be right with you. Such an easy recipe. You should try it. You just soak your 'dillo meat in a pint of bourbon in which you've been soaking a cup of cactus needles overnight.... View more info

Songs of Phil Ochs.

By: OCHS, Phil). FRIESEN, Gordon, foreword]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleseed Music Inc., New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 103897


(OCHS, Phil). Songs of Phil Ochs. [Foreword by Gordon Friesen]. New York: Appelseed Music Inc., (1964). First thus printing. Pp. [1]-32. 8vo, stapled illustrated brownish-grey card covers with white and black lettering to front cover. A selection of songs and music by the American folk/protest singer-songwriter. Includes the following songs: "What's That I Hear", "Hills ofWest Virginia", "There But For Fortune", "Bound for Glory", "Draft Dodger Rag", "William Moore", "Talking Plane Disaster", "Talking Vietnam", "Thresher",... View more info

Soviet Sea Challenge. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLER, Ernest McNeill, Rear Admiral BURKE, Arleigh, Admiral, foreword.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cowles Book Company, Chicago, 1971,:

Seller ID: 40948


ELLER, Ernest McNeill, Rear Admiral. The Soviet Sea Challenge. Foreword by Admiral Arleigh Burke. (Chicago): Cowles Book Company, Inc. (1971). Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),1-315,(5) + 16 pages of photos. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, white lettering to spine. Myron Smith, The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide toSources in English 399. A review of U.S. naval capabilities in the Cold Wa r period, contrasted with an appreciation of the growth of the Soviet fleet, culminating in a plea not to cut naval defence spending. "Most Americans are aware of the Soviet Union's enormous armies and of its ICBMs zeroed... View more info

Split : A Novel. First Edition

By: CREELMAN, Libby.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, N.B., 2015, ISBN:9780864925060:

Seller ID: 113747


CREELMAN, Libby. Split : A Novel. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (2015). First Printing. Pp (6),7-373,(1). 8vo, green card covers. Elizabeth 'Libby' Creelman (b. 1957, Massachusetts). In the aftermath of the 1960s, tensions simmer beneath the surface of a small town in rural Massachusetts. Watergate and the war in Vietnam have shaken Americans' faith in their government, the energy crisis clouds the future, and the civil rights movement has given way to uneasy race relations. But identical twin sisters Apriland Pilgrim live happily on their parents' farm, sharing a secret language ... View more info

Stony Plain. in slipcase. Signed copy

By: MANDEL, Eli

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Press Porcépic, Erin, Ont, 1973,:

Seller ID: 96784


MANDEL, Eli. Stony Plain. (Erin, Ont.) : Press Porcépic, (1973). First Edition. Pp (8),9-96,(4). 8vo, blue cloth, with silver buffalo illustration on front board, silver lettering to spine. Includes: "Estevan", "At Wabumun the Calgary Power Station", "Susanna and the Indians", "Edmonton, 1967", "OilRefineries, Edmonton","Reading Room: Periodicals", "Two Dream Songs for Jo hn Berryman", "For Jimmy Hendrix and Janis Joplin", "Oscar Wilde", "Saskatchewan Surveyor", "Argonauts, the CNE, etc.", "In Memory o... View more info

Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. First Edition

By: DIAL, Roger Centre for Foreign Policy Studies. Dalhousie University.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, 1973, ISBN:0770300081:

Seller ID: 113441


DIAL, Roger. Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Dalhousie University, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of PoliticalScience, Reference Paper, June 1973. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-xi,(3),3-18 2,(2). Index. 4to, blue card covers, lettered in black, with a blank spine.Contents : I. Causes-Inputs to Chinese External Policy and Relations. A. E xternal-Systemic Sources. B. Domestic-National Interest Sources. C. Cultural-Traditional Sources. D. Ideology-Revolutionary Experience Sources. E. Idi... View more info

Team : Australian Army Advisers in Vietnam, 1962-1972. in dj.

By: McNEILL, Ian DALY, Thomas, foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Queensland, 1984, ISBN:0702217573:

Seller ID: 78270


McNEILL, Ian. The Team : Australian Army Advisers in Vietnam, 1962-1972 . [Foreword by Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly]. (St Lucia, Queensland): University of Queensland Press, in association with the Australian War Memorial, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,[1]-534, + 1 folding map at rear.Copiously illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt let tering to spine. This volume documents the exploits of the Australian Army Training Team, a group of officers that were highly skilled in jungle warfare, and often participated in operations with the South Vietnamese Army, th... View more info