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- Short Books 2013; US$ 12.38
When his teacher sets the class a History project, Sam cannot choose which bit of History he prefers, so decides to do ALL OF IT. His version of History is a rumbustious collection of half-remembered facts, assembled roughly in the right order, and glued together with alarmingly confident misunderstanding. And yet our endearing narrator somehow... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 9.95
In this unillustrated edition, Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent history and explains the reasons for their enduring fame. Accompany Hannibal over the Alps with a herd of elephants and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Most people take the conditions they work and live in as a given, believing it to be normal that societies are stratified and that organisations are hierarchical. Many even think that this is the way it should be - and are neither willing nor able to think that it could be otherwise. This book raises the awareness of hierarchy, its complexity and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This short book offers a clear and engaging introduction to the history of humankind, from the earliest movements of people to the contemporary epoch of globalization. Cowen traces this complex history in a manner which offers both a compelling narrative and an analytical and comparative treatment. Drawing on a new perspective on global history, he... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This study examines representations of early modern female consorts and regnants via extra-literary emblematics such as paintings, jewelry, miniature portraits, carvings, placards, masques, funerary monuments, and imprese. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Past and Present began publication in 1952. It has established itself as one of the leading historical journals, publishing in lively and readable form a wide variety of scholarly and original articles. Much important work by English and foreign scholars on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries first appeared in the form of articles in the... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99
Did you skip your history homework? Have you confused Charlemagne with champagne? Fear not! Spanning from the ancient world to the present, The Very Lazy Intellectual: History introduces you to the world's most important historical figures and events. With information on Alexander the Great to the Vietnam War, you'll no longer have to refer to Cesar... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99
A follow-up to "Used to Know That", which helps you to brush up on your maths, science, history, geography and English language while enjoying a walk down memory lane - and remembering the stuff you really shouldn't have forgotten. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Are we really living in a shrinking world? Is it true that diversity is on the decline everywhere? Are we condemned to live on a planet without difference or hope? The Expanding World challenges the basic notion of a shrinking world in current debates around globalization and argues that it informs ways of thinking and doing which are deeply... more...