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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00
The Discovery of Islands presents a series of linked essays by one of the world's leading historians. Each essay presents British history as that of several nations interacting with an imperial state, a view which has been hugely influential in recent studies. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
The New York Times said of Ronald H. Spector?s classic account of the American struggle against the Japanese in World War II, ?No future book on the Pacific War will be written without paying due tribute to Eagle Against the Sun.? Now Spector has returned with a book that is even more revealing. I n the Ruins of Empire chronicles the startling aftermath... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 16.01
In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia. An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal Shore... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 55.00
This innovative work of historical archaeology illuminates the genesis of the Californios, a community of military settlers who forged a new identity on the northwest edge of Spanish North America. Since 1993, Barbara L. Voss has conducted archaeological excavations at the Presidio of San Francisco, founded by Spain during its colonization of California's... more...
- Alpha Books 2001; US$ 18.95
You’re no idiot, of course. The battle scenes in Gladiator had you on the edge of your seat and wondering where you could find more information on the rise and fall of ancient Rome. But so far, your search has left you feeling like a blundering barbarian. Pick yourself up off the coliseum floor! Consult The Complete Idiot’s Guide®... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
On Plymouth Rock is an historically rich and educational story of the history surrounding Plymouth Rock. It tells of the settlers' historic landing in Plymouth Harbor, and reveals the steps by which they founded Plymouth Colony in New England in 1620. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 10.50
What's to Be Done with Gender and Post-Colonial Studies? more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 40.99
This volume explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the 16th and 17th centuries. Included are studies on every country that was substantially affected by British colonial activity. more...