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Between the Woods and the Water

CEU31
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2005
320
1590171667
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this sequel to A Time of Gifts (CEU30), Leigh Fermor's classic account of his adventure on foot to Constantinople in 1933, Paddy relates his youthful travels in Hungary and Romania, culminating with his arrival at the Iron Gates on the Danube.
$15.95

The German Way

GER12
Hyde Flippo
McGraw-Hill
1997
138
0844225134
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This clever A-to-Z guide to quirks, attitudes, behavior and customs is a terrific resource for travelers seeking insight into why the Germans, Austrians and Swiss do what they do.
$18.00

Germany, Benelux, Austria, Czech Republic Map

EUR100
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067170910
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows road and river routes from Amsterdam and Berlin to Prague, Vienna, Munich and Salzburg at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Vienna Map

AST31
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866095430
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated map of the city center at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

Bradt Guide Budapest

HGR59
Adrian Phillips
Bradt Publications
2012
400
1841623881
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide in the popular British series.
$19.99

Bradt Guide Serbia

BLK67
Laurence Mitchell
Bradt Publications
2017
432
1784770566
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series with good information on transportation, historical sites, and accommodations, with an extended section on Belgrade, the capital city, and a separate chapter on Kosovo.
$25.99

Eyewitness Guide Vienna

AST01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
288
1465440518
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Take along this handy, compact guide featuring history, culture, color photography and excellent neighborhood maps.
$23.00

Food Wine Budapest

HGR57
Carolyn Banfalvi
Little Bookroom
2007
343
1892145561
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Hungarian cuisine includes essential vocabulary lists, trips to the wine regions, restaurant reviews and good descriptions of typical dishes.
$24.95

Wallpaper City Guide Basel

SWZ53
Wallpaper Magazine Editors
Phaidon Press
2015
128
071487034X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This sleek city guide focuses on art, design and architecture, with recommendations on where to eat, sleep and drink, as well as featured neighborhood and local shopping destinations all conveniently marked in tabbed sections.
$11.95

Wallpaper City Guide Strasbourg

FRA07
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2012
128
0714862975
PAPER
Guidebook
3/5/2012
0
0
0
0
This pocket guide highlights all that is stylish about the French city that hosts Europe’s parliament.
$9.95

All Along the Danube: Recipes from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, & Bulgaria

EUR42
Marina Polvay
Hippocrene Books
2002
360
0781808065
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A cookbook full of classic recipes from Central Europe, with some valuable morsels of culture.
$16.95

All Along the Rhine

GER111
Kay Shaw Nelson
Hippocrene Books
2003
211
0781810000
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Recipes, Wine and Lore from Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and Holland" this tribute to the Rhine Valley complements its history and culture with 130 recipes.
$14.95

Prost! The Story of German Beer

GER99
Horst D. Dornbusch
National Book Network
1997
160
0937381551
PAPER
Food
0
1
0
0
The Munich-based aficionado weaves history and culture with the marvels and mysteries of German beer in this brief, authoritative guide.
$14.95

A Concise History of Germany

GER13
Mary Fulbrook
Cambridge University Press
2004
277
0521540712
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This essential short history of Germany -- a whirlwind survey in less than 300 pages -- explores the relationships between social, political and cultural factors in this land located in the center of Europe.
$35.99

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

Belgrade, A Cultural History

BLK131
David Norris
Oxford University Press
2008
256
0195376099
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illuminating tour of the ancient city, its many influences, traditions and culture.
$19.95

Danube

EUR58
Claudio Magris
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
416
0374522456
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Mixing history, personalities and literature, Magris traces the course of the Danube from its source in the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire through the Balkans to the Black Sea in this anything but conventional travelogue, first published in 1986.
$17.00

Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

EUR18
Henri Pirenne
Harvest Books
1956
224
0156275333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pirenne, an important economic historian, traces the economic and social development of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the middle of the 15th century in this classic book, first published in 1936.
$15.95

La Place de la Concorde Suisse

SWZ14
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1994
150
0374519323
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
McPhee deploys his usual insight and wonderful prose on the phenomenon of the Swiss army, presenting an irreverent portrait of Switzerland and the Swiss mindset.
$16.00

The Austrians, A Thousand-Year Odyssey

AST10
Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Hachette
2003
512
0786711027
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Detailed, impressively researched and readable, this book is a wide-ranging narrative history of the last 1,000 years of Austria and the Austrian character.
$23.00

The Germans

GER10
Gordon A. Craig
Meridian Books
1991
361
0452010853
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A gifted historian, Craig explores the paradoxes of German identity in this masterful portrait of German life, past and present, with chapters on religion, money, Jews, women, literature and society, Berlin and language.
$18.00

The Habsburgs, Embodying Empire

AST11
Andrew Wheatcroft
Penguin Putnam
1997
416
0140236341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With skillful scholarship and engaging style, Wheatcroft reveals the history of this family of eccentric monarchs.
$18.00

The Rhine: An Eco-Biography, 1815-2000

GER130
Mark Cioc, William Cronon (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
2002
263
0295985003
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, well-researched environmental history of the Rhine, particularly its role in European economic and German national history over the past 200 years.
$24.95

The Thirty Years' War

EUR115
Geoffrey Parker (Editor)
Routledge
1997
316
0415128838
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly history of the major European conflict of the 17th century. Among the outcomes were the annexation of Alsace by France, the annexation of Pomerania by Sweden and the legalization of Calvinism in Germany.
$45.95

Why Switzerland?

SWZ04
Jonathan Steinberg
Cambridge University Press
2015
400
0521709555
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A masterly overview of the idiosyncrasies of Switzerland, its history, language, politics and identity as a naysayer at the center of Europe.
$39.99

Baroque and Rococo Art

EUR53
Germain Bazin
Thames & Hudson
1985
288
0500200181
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An excellent illustrated survey of Baroque and Rococo art and architecture, this volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series is a good companion to the golden age of Middle Europe.
$21.95

A Time of Gifts

CEU30
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2005
384
1590171659
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Fermor effortlessly interweaves anecdote, history and culture in this exuberant account of a walk from Holland, up the Rhine and down the Danube, through Germany, Prague and Austria in 1933. Written not in the moment, but 40 years later, the accumulation
$16.95

A Tramp Abroad

EUR78
Mark Twain, David Eggers (Introduction), Kerry Driscoll (Introduction)
Random House
2003
400
0812970039
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Written 11 years after Innocents Abroad, this is Twain's second foray into European travel. Filled with his characteristic wit and humorous observations, it documents his journeys through Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. Now with an introduction by Dave Eggers.
$17.00

Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King

GER27
Christopher McIntosh
St. Martins
2012
331
1848858477
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This lively biography of King Ludwig II, builder of the wild castles of Bavaria, chronicles in fascinating detail Ludwig's rise to the throne at age 18, his devotion to music and architecture and his death under questionable circumstances at the age of 41.
$29.50

The Improbable Voyage

EUR156
Tristan Jones
Sheridan House
1998
332
1574090623
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jones, an inveterate Welsh sailor, adventurer and storyteller, channels Eastern Europe circa 1985 in his tale of a tough voyage along the Rhine and Danube to the Black Sea.
$16.50

Great Norse, Celtic and Teutonic Legends

EUR225
Wilhelm Wagner
Dover Publications
2004
272
0486434893
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of epic tales from the Teutonic Middle Ages, originally published in 1907. It includes the Rhine legend of Lohengrin.
$10.95

The Blue Flower

GER21
Penelope Fitzgerald
Mariner Books
2014
320
0395859972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in the Age of Goethe, this exquisitely written short novel is a fictional account of the life of the Romantic poet Novalis. It paints a vivid picture of German intellectual and mercantile life in the late 1700s.
$14.95

The Night Manager

SWZ06
John Le Carre
Ballantine Books
2017
480
1524796956
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This best-selling, post-Cold War thriller about ruthless arms dealers in Geneva is a gripping read. Carrying on the great Le Carre tradition of espionage, a man who essentially gave up living after a tremendous failure is given a costly shot at redemption.
$16.00

Vienna, A Traveler's Literary Companion

AST94
Donald Daviau
Whereabouts Press
2008
256
1883513103
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Organized by neighborhood, these 15 alluring tales introduce both the city and its writers, including Arthur Schnitzler, Robert Musil, Stefan Zweig and even Franz Kafka, who had a long and complicated association with the city.
$14.95

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

For Kids

Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

NTH40
Mary Mapes Dodge
Aladdin Books
2002
256
0689849095
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The beloved 1865 children's book, exhaustive in its detail of daily life in 19th-century Holland. The impoverished Brinker children yearn for a pair of silver skates, but they must make do with skates of wood -- unless Hans can win the annual skating competition.
$17.95

The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm

GER144
Lore Segal (Translator), Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
368
0374339716
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A new edition of a revered classic (hard-bound with dust jacket and built-in bookmark), distinguished by the choice of tales, sharp translation and, of course, Sendak's haunting illustrations.
$28.00

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The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

Scrambles Amongst the Alps: In the Years 1860-69

ALP02
Edward Whymper
National Geographic
2002
320
0792269233
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Edward Whymper’s classic account of Victorian-era mountaineering captures the geography, beauty and allure of the Alps.
$16.00

Mozart, A Life

AST06
Maynard Solomon
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
640
0060883448
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Solomon's celebrated biography tears down the "eternal child" Mozart myth, bringing to life the psychological depth of the musical genius. The book also illustrates life in 18th-century Salzburg.
$22.95

Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95

Alps Map

ALP07
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
2
3850842274
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:500,000), centered on the Alps, includes portions of Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France.
$14.95

Germany Adventure Map

GER07
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2012
2
156695603X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided full color map of Germany at a scale of 1:825,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Hitler's Willing Executioners, Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

GER06
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Vintage Books
1997
624
0679772685
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The controversial study of what ordinary German citizens did -- and did not do -- in reaction to the escalating horrors of WWII.
$18.95

Germany in the High Middle Ages, 1050-1200

GER31
Horst Fuhrmann
Cambridge University Press
1992
209
0521319803
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A masterly survey of German development through the first three crusades and the rise of the kingdom of Germany.
$49.99

All Quiet on the Western Front

GER15
Erich Maria Remarque
Ballantine Books
1996
295
0449911497
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Written by a soldier in the Kaiser's army, this novel has been hailed as the greatest novel of World War I, and was later made into a memorable film.
$16.00

Buddenbrooks, the Decline of a Family

GER22
Thomas Mann
Everyman's Library
1994
784
0679417370
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lubeck native Mann's masterpiece about the decline of a German family at the end of the 19th century. Originally published in 1901.
$27.00

The Tin Drum

GER33
Gunter Grass
Mariner Books
2010
582
0547339100
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Probably the best German novel written since the end of World War II, this is the surreal story of a mute dwarf named Oskar who lives through Nazi Germany and finds himself in a mental institution.
$16.95

Klimt

AST12
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1990
216
050020246X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This superb volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series is fully illustrated with 159 photos and drawings along with 29 large, full-color plates of Gustav Klimt's major works: paintings, interior design and graphic art.
$18.95

The Burgermeister's Daughter, Scandal in a Sixteenth-Century German Town

GER25
Steven Ozment
HarperCollins
1997
256
0060977213
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched and absorbing, this narrative by a Harvard historian traces the legal battle of the daughter of a well-to-do family who was thrown out of her home and disinherited in 1525.
$15.99

The Berlin Stories

GER19
Christopher Isherwood
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2008
256
081121804X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
"The Last of Mr. Norris" and "Goodbye to Berlin" find Sally Bowles, Fraulein Schroeder and the doomed Landauers caught up in the nightlife, danger and mystique of 1931 Berlin.
$17.95

Central Europe Map

EUR12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
1
3850842169
MAP
Reference
1/0/1900
0
0
0
0
This colorful regional European map, like the sister map Europe Grand Tour (EUR185), covers from Paris and Amsterdam to Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Rome and Dubrovnik.
$14.95

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well-translated classic of 1924 is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

The Magic Lantern, The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague

GER36
Timothy Garton Ash
Vintage Books
1993
167
0679740481
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With a chapter each on Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague, this eyewitness account by an astute journalist and historian shows these vibrant cities during a time of great change.
$15.00

Michelin Map Germany: Mideast 544

GER28
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2067186132
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Eastern part of Germany, from Berlin to the Czech Republic, at a scale of 1:300,000.
$11.95

Southern Germany Map

GER29
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1771293098
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed color map of southern Germany from Bavaria to the Rhineland.
$12.95

Schubert's Vienna

AST18
Raymond Erickson (Editor)
Yale University Press
1997
304
0300070802
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly view of Vienna at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th with essays by a variety of contributors on Viennese politics, social issues, culture, and, of course, music. With 160 well integrated illustrations.
$45.00

My German Question: Growing Up in Nazi Berlin

GER38
Peter Gay
Yale University Press
1999
208
0300080700
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Looking back at his youth, the historian and author attempts to explain what it was like to be a German and a Jew as the Nazis came to power in 1930s Berlin.
$20.00

The Innocent

GER43
Ian McEwan
Doubleday
1998
256
0385494335
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A reluctant British spy, an everyman caught up in espionage, a startling affair -- and murder, all set in circa 1950s Berlin.
$16.00

Berlin Noir

GER47
Philip Kerr
Penguin Putnam
1994
834
0140231706
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A trio of novels (March Violets, The Pale Criminal, A German Requiem) that follow the fate of detective Bernie Gunther as he tries to make a living in Nazi Germany.
$24.00

Michelin Germany Southeast Map

GER48
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2
2067186159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
In this regional color map, Michelin covers Bavaria with Frankfurt, Munich and Nurnberg, plus surrounding portions of Austria (Salzburg and the Tyrolean Alps) at a scale of 1:375,000.
$11.95

Schindler's List

GER51
Thomas Keneally
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1993
400
0671880314
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A landmark in literature about the Holocaust, this is the compelling story of the transformation of a Nazi tycoon and his rescue of 1,300 Jews from the concentration camps near Plaszow.
$16.00

Cadogan Guide Bavaria

GER52
Rod Bolt
Cadogan Books
2010
244
1566568129
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact travel guide to Bavaria, Franconia and the Romantic Road. It offers a good overview of the culture and history of the region and detailed travel information on sites and attractions.
$21.95

Bauhaus

GER55
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1984
216
0500201935
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the highly influential Bauhaus school of design. Whitford follows the movement from its early 20th century history in Germany up through the mark it has left on today's society.
$19.95

The Expressionists

GER56
Wolf-Dieter Dube
Thames & Hudson
1987
216
0500201234
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A general survey of Expressionism, presented by the senior curator at the Bavarian State Art Collection. With the use of many of the artists' own words, he tracks the movement back to such luminaries as Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and follows it through its years of dazzling creativity.
$18.95

Solo Faces

ALP14
James Salter
North Point Press
1998
218
0865473218
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of an American climber who, dissatisfied with his everyday life, travels to the Alps of southern France to tackle mountain peaks. The prose is glorious and the mountain-climbing scenes are as vivid as they get. Much of the action takes place in and around Chamonix.
$15.00

The Riddle of the Sands

GER60
Erskine Childers
Penguin
2011
288
0143106325
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set on the German coast of the North Sea and Baltic, Childer's influential classic, a forerunner of the modern spy novel, unveils Germany's secret plans to invade Britain. Originally publsihed in 1903.
$17.00

Martin Luther, The Christian Between God and Death

GER63
Richard Marius
Belknap Press
2000
576
067400387X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A provocative biography of the German religious reformer focusing on the contradictions, passions and personality of the man and his ideas (including his preoccupation with death and authority).
$29.00

Here I Stand, A Life of Martin Luther

GER64
Roland Herbert Bainton
Penguin Putnam
1995
336
0452011469
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Considered one of the most readable biographies of Martin Luther, this volume is an illustrated look at the German religious reformer and his influence on Western civilization.
$18.00

Netherlands Map

NTH24
Hallwag
Hallwag
2009
2
3828300332
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Netherlands at a very nice scale of 1:200,000.
$15.95

Rough Guide Germany

GER65
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2015
912
1409369102
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Germany in the literate, infomative Rough Guide style.
$24.99

Oberammergau, The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play

GER67
James Shapiro
Vintage Books
2001
240
0375708529
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A cultural history of Oberammergau and the monumental influence its Passion Play has had on its development.
$13.00

The Reader

GER68
Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway (Translator)
Vintage Books
1999
218
0375707972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of a man who discovers a terrible secret about his past lover who he finds as a defendant at a trial about Germany's Nazi past.
$15.99

Slaughterhouse-Five: or The Children's Crusade

GER70
Kurt Vonnegut
Dell
1991
215
0440180295
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Kurt Vonnegut's popular novel, set during the bombing of Dresden, in the United States and on the distant planet of Tralfamadore. Ranges from satiric absurdity to an extremely powerful account of the destruction of Dresden.
$7.99

Elizabeth and Her German Garden

GER72
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Trafalgar Square
2001
208
1844083497
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The gently satirical, light-hearted first book by English novelist Von Arnim tells of daily life on a Pomeranian estate. Originally published in 1898, it's an intimate, semi-autobiographical account in the form of a diary.
$15.95

The Man Without Qualities, Volume One

AST37
Robert Musil, Sophie Wilkins (Translator), Burton Pike (Editor)
Random House
1996
752
0679767878
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in Austrian author Robert Musil's epic masterpiece, set just before World War I in Vienna. Called an "intellectual event of singular importance," the novel sets Musil on par with the greatest writers of his generation. It's the story of a former soldier who finds himself at the center of the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire.
$23.00

The Man Without Qualities: Volume II, Into the Millennium and from the Posthumous Papers

AST38
Robert Musil, Sophie Wilkins (Translator), Burton Pike (Editor)
Random House
1996
0679768025
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second and final volume in Musil's epic masterpiece.
$27.50

Berlin

GER73
David Large
Hachette
2001
608
046502632X
PAPER
History
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0
0
0
An engaging, textured history of modern Berlin, from German Unification to 1989. Every bit as fascinating, vibrant and colorful as the great German metropolis itself. David Large is professor of German history at Montana State University.
$32.50

Art and Society in the Middle Ages

EUR85
Georges Duby
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
2000
128
0745621740
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A study of the relationship between the production of art and the nature of Medieval society.
$30.55

Killing Dragons, The Conquest of the Alps

ALP16
Fergus Fleming
Grove Press
2001
398
0802138675
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Fleming spins lively tales of man against nature in this entertaining history of the eccentrics, adventurers and publicity-hounds who sought to conquer the Alps, including Whymper and his first ascent of the Matterhorn 150 years ago.
$14.00

Germany from Partition to Reunification

GER79
Henry Ashby Turner, David Young
Yale University Press
1992
269
0300053479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An introduction to the political history of post-World War II Germany.
$27.00

Lola Montez, A Life

EUR89
Bruce Seymour
Yale University Press
1998
480
0300074395
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The life of the King Ludwig I's powerful paramour, whose influence may have led to the 1848 revolution in Bavaria.
$45.00