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  • The Origins of the Modern Worldby Robert B. Marks

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 24.99

    This clearly written and engaging book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world. Unlike most studies, which assume that the 'rise of the West' is the story of the coming of the modern world, this history, drawing upon new scholarship on Asia, Africa, and the New World, constructs a story in which those parts of the world play... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Geographical Knowledgeby John Agnew; David N Livingstone

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 175.00

    Broad in scope and edited by two massive names in geography, this is a critical exploration of how the field has emerged and fared over the course of its modern institutionalization. more...

  • The Maeander Valleyby Peter Thonemann

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    A groundbreaking 2011 study of the long-term historical geography of Asia Minor from the fourth century BC to the thirteenth century AD. more...

  • Historische Geographieby Winfried Schenk; Jürgen Schmude; Hans-Dieter Haas; Bernd Cyffka

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 18.40

    Die Historische Geographie ist eine Kerndisziplin, die mit ihrem übergeordneten Anspruch auf raumzeitliche Differenzierung sämtlichen Teilbereichen der Humangeographie zugrunde liegt. Doch auch mit der geschichtlichen Landeskunde und der Umweltgeschichte ist das Fach eng verwandt und verknüpft. Auf diese Weise spricht diese Einführung in die Historische... more...

  • Mapping Medieval Geographiesby Keith Lilley

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    This book explores how geographical ideas, traditions and knowledge were shaped, circulated and received in Europe during the Middle Ages. more...

  • Sailing from Byzantiumby Colin Wells

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    A gripping intellectual adventure story, Sailing from Byzantium sweeps you from the deserts of Arabia to the dark forests of northern Russia, from the colorful towns of Renaissance Italy to the final moments of a millennial city under siege?. Byzantium: the successor of Greece and Rome, this magnificent empire bridged the ancient and modern worlds... more...

  • Other Greeksby Victor Davis Hanson

    Free Press 1995; Not Available

    Everyone has been taught that the Greek city-state is the ultimate source of the Western tradition in literature, philosophy, and politics. For generations, scholars have focused on the rise of the city-state and its brilliant cosmopolitan culture. Now Victor Hanson, the author of several studies of ancient warfare and agriculture, has written a book... more...

  • Mapping the Nationby Susan Schulten

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    In the nineteenth century, Americans began to use maps in radically new ways. For the first time, medical men mapped diseases to understand and prevent epidemics, natural scientists mapped climate and rainfall to uncover weather patterns, educators mapped the past to foster national loyalty among students, and Northerners mapped slavery to assess... more...

  • The German Urban Experienceby Anthony McElligott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This book provides a study of the social and cultural history of Germany through written, visual and oral sources during this important period. more...

  • The Changing Geography of Asiaby Kathleen M. Baker; Graham P. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    Clearly illustrated with basic maps, this book presents a systematic review of twenty-five years of development, covering the physical, economic, social and political environments of contemporary Asia. more...