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Historical geography

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Ruleby Jane Hathaway; Karl Barbir

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    In this seminal study, Jane Hathaway presents a wide-ranging reassessment of the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen - the first of its kind in over forty years. Challenging outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to the rise of Arab nationalism and Arab nation-states in the nineteenth... more...

  • Britain and Empire, 1880-1945by Dane Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Britain and Empire, 1880-1945 traces the relationship between Britain and its empire during a period when the two spheres intersected with one another to an unprecedented degree. The story starts with the imperial expansion of the late nineteenth century and ends with the Second World War, at the end of which Britain was on the brink of decolonisation.... more...

  • The Geography of Straboby Duane W. Roller

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 152.00

    First serviceable English translation in nearly a century of the most important geographical text surviving from classical antiquity. 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...

  • Glorious Misadventuresby Owen Matthews

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    Two centuries ago, shortly after the U.S. was formed, a Russian expedition set its sights on the Pacific Northwest. It could have changed history. At the dawn of the nineteenth century two empires met on the far side of North America. Spain was the tired and hidebound colonial master of much of the Americas. Russia was the upstart, hungry for America's... more...

  • Ottoman-Iranian Borderlandsby Sabri Ates

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    Examines the making of the present day Iranian, Iraqi and Turkish boundary, shedding new light on some of the most contentious issues of today. more...

  • Glorious Misadventuresby Owen Matthews

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in 1818 Russia?s furthest outposts were in California and Hawaii. The dreamer behind this great Imperial vision was Nikolai Rezanov ? diplomat, adventurer, courtier, millionaire and gambler. His quest to plant Russian colonies from Siberia to California led him to San Francisco, where he was captivated... more...

  • The German Urban Experienceby Anthony McElligott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    By the 1930s over two-thirds of Germans lived in towns and cities, and those who did not found themselves inexorably affected by the ever-growing urban vortex. The German Urban Experience 1900 - 1945 surveys the social and cultural history of Germany in this crucial period through written, visual and oral sources. Focusing on urbanism as one of the... more...

  • Fortress Kentby Roy Ingleton

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    Since the dawn of civilization, Britain has been menaced by foreign powers and invasive hordes, anxious either to pillage and plunder or to invade and rule over this green and pleasant land. Situated on the extreme southeastern corner of England, the county of Kent is the nearest point to continental Europe, and has so been the targeted landing point... more...

  • Historical Geography: Progress and Prospectby Michael Pacione

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Historical geography has been a major area of activity in recent years. Much of the recent work and research findings have been extremely valuable to historians and archaeologists and as background to the study of contemporary geography. This reissue, first published in 1987, presents an overview of contemporary developments in all the major branches... more...