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Product Description: The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome. Rulers such as Basil the Great of Onessa, who founded the Empire but whose treacherous ways made him a byword for infamy, and the romantic Alexis the bastard, who dallied in the fleshpots of Egypt, studied Taoism and Buddhism, returned to save the Empire from civil war, and then retired “to learn to die,” come alive in The Glory of the Empire, along with generals, politicians, prophets, scoundrels, and others...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans), Jean Dormesson and Daniel Mendelsohn (introduced by)

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9781590179659 | New York Review of Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome.

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By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781846558184 | Random House Uk Ltd, July 1, 2015, cover price $22.95

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9789990072532 | Trafalgar Square, April 1, 1997, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: Put learning back into the hands of the learner! Personalized learning empowers learners to take control of their own learning. This resource draws on Universal Design for Learning® principles to create a powerful shift in classroom dynamics by developing self-directed, self-motivated learners...read more

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9781483352978 | Corwin Pr, October 20, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Put learning back into the hands of the learner!

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Product Description: This is an intoxicating tale of love and wonder, mothers and daughters, spiritual values and the grim legacy of slavery on the French Antillean island of Guadeloupe. Here long-suffering Telumee tells her life story and tells us about the proud line of Lougandor women she continues to draw strength from...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781590176801 | New York Review of Books, August 20, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This is an intoxicating tale of love and wonder, mothers and daughters, spiritual values and the grim legacy of slavery on the French Antillean island of Guadeloupe.

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Product Description: First published in 1979, this richly documented study of French development from the early nineteenth century to the present day is of particular imporatnce to students both of history and economics. Francis Caron moves as confidently through the fields of current economic policy and modern economics as he does through the traditional subject matter of French nineteenth-century economic history...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9780415616409 | Taylor & Francis Ltd, May 9, 2012, cover price $43.90 | About this edition: First published in 1979, this richly documented study of French development from the early nineteenth century to the present day is of particular imporatnce to students both of history and economics.

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Product Description: I want to try and understand why so many people commit crimes in the name of identity,” writes Amin Maalouf. Identity is the crucible out of which we come: our background, our race, our gender, our tribal affiliations, our religion (or lack thereof), all go into making up who we are...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781611453249 | Arcade Pub, March 1, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: I want to try and understand why so many people commit crimes in the name of identity,” writes Amin Maalouf.

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Product Description: The mysterious palace of dreams stands at the heart of a vast empire. Inside, workers sift, sort, and interpret the dreams the empire’s citizens. They search out Master-Dreams that will provide clues to the destiny of the empire and its Sultan...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781611453270 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, October 10, 2011), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The mysterious Palace of Dreams stands at the heart of a vast but fragile Balkan empire.

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9781628723236 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, April 15, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The mysterious palace of dreams stands at the heart of a vast empire.

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Product Description: Ibn Saud grew to manhood first through living the harsh traditional life of the desert nomad, a life that had changed little since the days of Abraham, and then, through a careful study during his adolescence in Kuwait, of the ways of the great imperial powers such as Great Britain and the Ottoman Empire...read more

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9780704371811 | Quartet Books Ltd, October 1, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Ibn Saud grew to manhood first through living the harsh traditional life of the desert nomad, a life that had changed little since the days of Abraham, and then, through a careful study during his adolescence in Kuwait, of the ways of the great imperial powers such as Great Britain and the Ottoman Empire.

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Product Description: "A haunting tale of strange and random passion."—New York TimesDisaffected, bored with his career at the French Colonial Ministry (where he has copied out birth and death certificates for eight years), and disgusted by a mistress whose vapid optimism arouses his most violent misogyny, the narrator of The Sailor from Gibraltar finds himself at the point of complete breakdown while vacationing in Florence...read more
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781934824047, titled "The Sailor From Gibraltar" | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, December 30, 2008, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "A haunting tale of strange and random passion.

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Presents a truthful story which is told in the form of diary, kept by Angelika, the sister-in-law and friend of Klara, who, after her release from Auschwitz, wandered through war-ravaged Europe for two months before returning to Paris. This work reveals the horror of what she experienced in Auschwitz as she struggles to readapt to normal life.
By Barbara Bray (trans)

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9781843431657 | Random House Uk Ltd, July 19, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents a truthful story which is told in the form of diary, kept by Angelika, the sister-in-law and friend of Klara, who, after her release from Auschwitz, wandered through war-ravaged Europe for two months before returning to Paris.

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Product Description: China is somehow involved with the increasingly desperate situation in Albania, but no one knows the extent of its secret alliances, political levers, and economic control. Skënder Bermema is sent to China on a fact-finding mission, and is confronted with the reality of Mao’s China, a nation intent on crushing individuality, independence, and creativity...read more

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9781611458725 | Arcade Pub, October 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: China is somehow involved with the increasingly desperate situation in Albania, but no one knows the extent of its secret alliances, political levers, and economic control.
9781611452426 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $26.95
9781846550065 | New edition (Vintage Uk, December 22, 2005), cover price $21.40 | About this edition: In Enver Hoxha's Albania, news was closely guarded and speculation forever rife.
9781559704151 | Arcade Pub, February 5, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A group of Albanian friends are torn apart by the political turmoil of the mid 1970s, as the nation's diplomatic ties with China begin to unravel, and their personal entanglements follow suit in the face of government insecurity

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Product Description: After Sand's spirited defence of Flaubert's novel Salammbo in 1863, the two writers became friends. Both were excited by the attentions of the other, despite their difference in age, and their affection developed into eager and frequent correspondence...read more

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9781840023053 | Oberon Books Ltd, April 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: After Sand's spirited defence of Flaubert's novel Salammbo in 1863, the two writers became friends.

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Product Description: his last book, tr Barbara Bray, intro Edmund White
By Barbara Bray (trans) and Jean Genet

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9780819552464 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, May 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Features reminiscences of the author's experiences with the Black Panthers in the United States and with the Palestinians in the Middle East

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9780819562746 | Reprint edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, September 1, 1993), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: his last book, tr Barbara Bray, intro Edmund White

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In 1665, with prophecies and portents fortelling the forthcoming Apocalypse, Balthasar, an antiquarian merchant and sage, embarks on a perilous quest through the countries of the Mediterranean and beyond to find a rare book, entitled The Hundredth Name, that could hold the key to the world's salvation. By the author of The Rock of Tanios. 20,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9781559706667 | 1 edition (Arcade Pub, November 12, 2002), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In 1665, with prophecies and portents fortelling the forthcoming Apocalypse, Balthasar, an antiquarian merchant and sage, embarks on a perilous quest to find a rare book that could hold the key to the world's salvation.

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Disappointed by his father's seemingly ordinary life, young Michel learns from his uncle the story of two brothers who find themselves at the mercy of a German guard during World War II, a situation that forces them to make a terrible decision. Original.
By Barbara Bray (trans) and Michel Quint

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9781573229166 | Bilingual edition (Riverhead Books, December 1, 2001), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Recounts the tale of Andrâe and Gaston who, after finding themselves in a German prison near the end of World War II, are told that one of the prisoners will die at dawn, and that the prisoners are to choose the victim.

Covers oil and gas engines, air conditioning, fuels and firing, compressed air, heat exchangers, gas turbines, cooling towers, building heating, lubrication and bearings, nuclear power generation, plant safety and OSHA safeguards, and license requirements.
By Barbara Bray (trans)

Hardcover:

9780070193161, titled "Standard Plant Operator's Questions and Answers" | 2 edition (McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1982), cover price $57.95 | also contains Standard Plant Operator''s Questions and Answers | About this edition: Covers oil and gas engines, air conditioning, fuels and firing, compressed air, heat exchangers, gas turbines, cooling towers, building heating, lubrication and bearings, nuclear power generation, plant safety and OSHA safeguards, and license requirements.

Paperback:

9789990021011 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, May 1, 2001, cover price $0.02

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9781870259781 | Theatre Communications Group, May 1, 2001, cover price $18.95

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A novel about the obsessions of the two great rulers at the palace of Versailles describes how Louis XIV celebrates his armies' victory over Holland while the head gardener, Jean-Baptiste de la Quintinie, the King's gardener, works to the rhythms of the seasons to make the gardens beautiful.

Hardcover:

9781559705837 | Arcade Pub, April 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A novel about the obsessions of the two great rulers at the palace of Versailles describes how Louis XIV celebrates his armies' victory over Holland while his gardener, Jean-Baptiste de la Quintinie, works to make the gardens beautiful.

Product Description: Professor Ilya Zbarski mummified Lenin two months after his death to maintain the Soviet founder's body in perpetuity. Between 1924 and the fall of communism in 1991, hundreds of millions of visitors paid their respects to the embalmed bodies of Lenin and later, Stalin...read more

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9780756754402, titled "Lenin's Embalmers" | Diane Pub Co, July 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Professor Ilya Zbarski mummified Lenin two months after his death to maintain the Soviet founder's body in perpetuity.
9781860465154, titled "Lenin's Embalmers" | Harvill Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Professor Ilya Zbarski mummified Lenin two months after his death to maintain the Soviet founder's body in perpetuity.

Presents the author's never-produced screenplay of Proust's 'Remembrance of Things Past,' created with the collaboration of director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray over the course of one year in the early 1970s.

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9780802136466 | Grove Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Presents the author's never-produced screenplay of Proust's 'Remembrance of Things Past,' created with the collaboration of director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray over the course of one year in the early 1970s.

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Product Description: Between 1924 and the fall of communism in 1991, many millions of visitors paid their respects to the embalmed body of Lenin in Red Square. This is the story of the mausoleum, told by the only survivor of the family that plunged the founder of the Soviet Union into a solution of glycerine and potassium acetate to preserve him forever...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781860466557 | Harvill Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Between 1924 and the fall of communism in 1991, many millions of visitors paid their respects to the embalmed body of Lenin in Red Square.

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Product Description: Book by Flaubert, Gustave; Sand, George; Jacobs, Alphonse (editor); ; Steegmuller, Francis (translator); Bray, Barbara (translator) (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781860464362 | Harvill Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Book by Flaubert, Gustave; Sand, George; Jacobs, Alphonse (editor); ; Steegmuller, Francis (translator); Bray, Barbara (translator)

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Product Description: The award-winning novelist and author of the international bestseller Racism Explained to My Daughter uses his own experience to illuminate the experience of the Other in his adopted land―and everywhere. A Moroccan who emigrated to France in 1971, Tahar Ben Jelloun draws upon his own encounters with racism along with his insights as a practicing psychologist and gifted novelist to elucidate the racial divisions that plague contemporary society...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780231113762 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The award-winning novelist and author of the international bestseller Racism Explained to My Daughter uses his own experience to illuminate the experience of the Other in his adopted land―and everywhere.

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Amateur detective Stephanie Delacour finds herself involved with the investigation of the brutal murder of a gifted translator, and as the mystery unfolds, she finds herself veering off the trail of the official investigation onto the trail of the real killer

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9780231109987 | Columbia Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Amateur detective Stephanie Delacour finds herself involved with the investigation of the brutal murder of a gifted translator, and as the mystery unfolds, she finds herself veering off the trail of the official investigation onto the trail of the real killer

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