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  • Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa 1880?1995by Patrick Manning

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    A revised and updated edition of Manning's widely acclaimed Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1880?1985 (1988). more...

  • Navigating World Historyby Patrick Manning

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 45.00

    A comprehensive analysis of the major dimensions of the academic study of world history by one of the foremost scholars in the field. more...

  • Slavery, Colonialism and Economic Growth in Dahomey, 1640?1960by Patrick Manning

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 58.00

    This book integrates into a single framework Dahomey's pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial economic history. more...

  • The African Diasporaby Patrick Manning

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Patrick Manning follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas. In joining these stories, he shows how the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean fueled dynamic interactions among black communities and cultures... more...

  • Migration in World Historyby Patrick Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    This fully revised and updated second edition of Migration in World History traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through: the... more...

  • Big Data in Historyby Patrick Manning

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    Big Data in History introduces the project to create a world-historical archive, tracing the last four centuries of historical dynamics and change. Chapters address the archive's overall plan, how to interpret the past through a global archive, the missions of gathering records, linking local data into global patterns, and exploring the results.... more...

  • Slave Trades, 1500?1800by Patrick Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 240.00

    The trade in slaves is perhaps the most notorious feature of the era of European expansion. Though begun in ancient times, and continued well after 1800, in the early modern period there developed a particular nexus in which it boomed. This volume distinguishes between procurement and trade, and the exploitation of settled slaves (the subject of a... more...

  • Global Scientific Practice in an Age of Revolutions, 1750-1850by Patrick Manning; Daniel Rood

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    The century from 1750 to 1850 was a period of dramatic transformations in world history, fostering several types of revolutionary change beyond the political landscape. Independence movements in Europe, the Americas, and other parts of the world were catalysts for radical economic, social, and cultural reform. And it was during this age of revolutions?an... more...

  • Andre Gunder Frank and Global Developmentby Patrick Manning; Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This work focuses on the ideas and influence of Andre Gunder Frank, one of the founding figures and leading analysts of political economy at the global level. Through discussion of his work the contributors in this volume examine the shifting currents of the world economy and the accompanying controversies, advances, and regressions in the understanding... more...

  • Migration History in World Historyby Jan Lucassen; Leo Lucassen; Patrick Manning

    BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00

    Migration plays a crucial role in the development of human societies. This book offers an overview of the state of the art in disciplines that study the ?deep past? and shows how historians and social scientists can profit from their insights. more...