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    Baker Publishing Group 2015; US$ 12.99

    Discover practical and thoughtful ways to connect with your growing daughter about what's important. Includes discussion starters and activity ideas. more...

  • John F. Kennedyby Peter J. Ling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    A lively, concise and cutting-edge biography of one of the towering figures of 20th-century history. Of all the US presidents of the post-Second World War period, John F. Kennedy is the most clearly idolized. There is a well-documented gulf between the public?s largely positive appraisal of this glamorous historical figure and professional historians?... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99

    The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Rome generated its own nemesis. Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors it called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling the Empire that had dominated their lives for so long.... more...

  • Empires and Barbariansby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99

    Here is a fresh, provocative look at how a recognizable Europe came into being in the first millennium AD. With sharp analytic insight, Peter Heather explores the dynamics of migration and social and economic interaction that changed two vastly different worlds--the undeveloped barbarian world and the sophisticated Roman Empire--into remarkably similar... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Pan Macmillan UK 2005; US$ 19.08

    In AD 378 the Roman Empire had been the unrivalled superpower of Europe for well over four hundred years. And yet, August that year saw a small group of German-speaking asylum-seekers rout a vast Imperial army at Hadrianople, killing the Emperor and establishing themselves on Roman territory. Within a hundred years the last Emperor of the Western... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 11.61

    A major new narrative account of one of history's greatest and most epic mysteries: the strange death of the Roman Empire. more...

  • Empires and Barbariansby Peter Heather

    Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 14.19

    At the start of the first millennium AD, southern and western Europe formed part of the Mediterranean-based Roman Empire, the largest state western Eurasia has ever known, and was set firmly on a trajectory towards towns, writing, mosaics, and central heating. Central, northern and eastern Europe was home to subsistence farmers, living in wooden houses... more...

  • Empires and Barbariansby Peter Heather

    Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 19.08

    At the start of the first millennium AD, southern and western Europe formed part of the Mediterranean-based Roman Empire, the largest state western Eurasia has ever known, and was set firmly on a trajectory towards towns, writing, mosaics, and central heating. Central, northern and eastern Europe was home to subsistence farmers, living in wooden houses... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 12.99

    The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling an Empire that had dominated their lives for so long.A leading authority on the... more...

  • The Restoration of Romeby Peter Heather

    Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 14.54

    In 476 AD the last of Rome's emperors was deposed by a barbarian general, the son of one of Attila the Hun's henchmen, and the imperial vestments were despatched to Constantinople. The curtain fell on the Roman Empire in Western Europe, its territories divided between successor kingdoms constructed around barbarian military manpower. But if the Roman... more...