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  • Provincializing Europeby Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.98

    First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This imaginary Europe, Dipesh Chakrabarty argues, is built into the social sciences. The very idea of... more...

  • Treasure of the Land of Darknessby Janet Martin

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00

    Traces the medieval fur trade which stretched from western Europe to China. more...

  • Empire and Informationby C. A. Bayly

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 41.00

    C. A. Bayly, already established as one of the most eminent historians of the day, writes a penetrating account of the evolution of British intelligence gathering in India. more...

  • Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introductionby Gillian Clark

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99

    The time known as Late Antiquity (c.300-c.800) was a fascinatingly diverse and important period which saw the 'Fall of Rome' and the growth of Christianity and Islam. Gillian Clark explores its historical controversies, introducing the main characters and themes, and demonstrating the transition between the medieval and ancient. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Cold Warby Richard H. Immerman; Petra Goedde

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 169.99

    Thirty four essays by a team of leading scholars offering a broad reassessment of the cold war, calling into question orthodox ways of ordering the chronology of the period and presenting new insights into the global dimension of the conflict. more...

  • God?s Traitorsby Jessie Childs

    Random House 2014; US$ 14.09

    *Winner of the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize* *Longlisted for The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction* *A Sunday Times Book of the Year* * A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year* * A Times Book of the Year* *An Observer Book of the Year* A woman awakes in a prison cell. She has been on the run but the authorities have tracked her... more...

  • The European Miracleby Eric Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    Why modern states and economies developed in Europe first, and later in India and China. more...

  • Exploring the Economy of Late Antiquityby Jairus Banaji

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book contributes to a new economic history of late antiquity, with tightly argued, stimulating studies of class, money and exchange. more...

  • Rethinking the Asian American Movementby Daryl Joji Maeda

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Although it is one of the least-known social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, the Asian American movement drew upon some of the most powerful currents of the era, and had a wide-ranging impact on the political landscape of Asian America, and more generally, the United States. Using the racial discourse of the black power and other movements, as well... more...

  • Late Antiquityby Teresa Bernheimer; Adam J. Silverstein

    Gibb Memorial Trust 2012; US$ 39.00

    In the past four decades since the field of late antique studies began to gather real momentum, scholars have debated the place of early Islam within the late antique world, particularly in relation to the issue of where and when 'Late Antiquity' ends. Although the Sasanian empire became an equal rival to the Byzantine empire, and the two often... more...