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  • The Pimlico Dictionary Of Classical Civilizationsby Arthur Cotterell

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.32

    An original and unique work of reference which breaks new ground by treating for the first time the classical era of the Old World as a whole. Never before have the key peoples and events of Greece, Rome, Persia, India, and China been encompassed in a single volume, despite the fact their civilizations had much in common and laid the foundations of... more...

  • East Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.32

    In recent decades there has been a dramatic transformation around the Pacific Rim. No longer 'the Far East' - that exotic, mysterious land at the distant fringe of Western consciousness - East Asia today commands the attention of the entire world. In East Asia, Arthur Cotterell condenses into a compact, highly readable book an immense amount of... more...

  • Chariotby Arthur Cotterell

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    The chariot changed the face of ancient warfare. First in West Asia and Egypt, then in India and China, charioteers came to dominate the battlefield. Its use as a war machine is graphically recounted in Indian epics and Chinese chronicles. Homer's Iliad tells of the attack on Troy by Greek heroes who rode in chariots. In 326 BC Alexander the Great... more...

  • Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    From one of the world's leading historians?a comprehensive narrative of the 3,000 years that have formed Asia's people, culture, and global destiny Tracing its origins in Mesopotamia to its modern role on the global geopolitical stage, historian Arthur Cotterell offers a compelling, lively, and readable account of one of the most culturally diverse,... more...

  • Chinaby Arthur Cotterell

    Random House 2011; US$ 23.96

    One of the most far-reaching events since the Second World War is the re-emergence of China as a world power, and its present government's willingness to open up the country to the rest of the world. This comprehensive cultural history ranges from prehistoric times to the present - from the disunity of Pre-Imperial China to the renaissance of the... more...

  • Western Power in Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    For centuries, the major poweres of the West were seduced by the allure of the countries of "the Far East". Spices, textiles, silk and tea were the staples of East- West trade. But competition between Western traders eventually caused military intervention in Asian affairs and the establishment of colonial empires. These actions have shapred the history... more...

  • A History of Southeast Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 27.99

    A History of Southeast Asia narrates the history of the region from earliest recorded times until today, covering present-day Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia and East Timor. Concisely written and filled with historical anecdotes, this authoritative volume is presented in three parts,... more...

  • Leadership Lessons from the Ancient Worldby Arthur Cotterell; Roger Lowe; Ian Shaw

    Wiley 2006; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    As the demand for comparative studies of leadership rises, managers and trainers are looking harder than ever for new studies to which trainees will not bring preconceived idea. This unique book delivers just that. Though the contexts have changed, the examination of ancient events from a business perspective provides a wealth of useful insights on... more...

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