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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Why did Britain's position dramatically improve between 1739 and 1763? In this study, the author examines a pivotal period in Britain's rise to power status that culminated in the defeat of France in the struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War. The central themes in this book are the choices between war and peace, America of Europe. Due... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 23.95
In the heart of North America, the Missouri, Ohio, and Mississippi rivers come together, uniting waters from west, north, and east on a journey to the south. This is the region that Stephen Aron calls the American Confluence. Aron's innovative book examines the history of that region -- a home to the... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 49.95
For centuries American Indians and the Irish experienced assaults by powerful, expanding states, along with massive land loss and population collapse. In the early nineteenth century the U.S. government, acting through the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), began a systematic campaign to assimilate Indians. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00
In American Tropics, Allan Punzalan Isaac explores American fantasies about the Philippines and other "unincorporated" parts of the US nation that obscure the contradictions of a democratic country possessing colonies. Isaac examines the American empires images of the Philippines in Hollywood films such as Blue Hawaii and novels such as Carlos... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
Within the chronological framework of Implantation, Maturation and Transition, this book provides the history of European expansion in the Americas from the age of Columbus through the abolition of slavery. Suggesting a shift in the traditional units of analysis away from nationally defined boundaries, this volume considers all of the Americas - and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
An Introduction: The Present State of Atlantic History, Philip D. Morgan and Jack P. Greene. 1. The Atlantic Ocean and Its Contemporary Meanings, 1492-1808, Joyce E. Chaplin (Harvard University). Section One: New Atlantic Worlds. 2. The Spanish Atlantic System, Kenneth J. Andrien (Ohio State University). 3. The Portuguese Atlantic, 1415-1808, A. J.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95
Imperial Germany's governing elite frequently sought to censor literature that threatened established political, social, religious, and moral norms in the name of public peace, order, and security. It claimed and exercised a prerogative to intervene in literary life that was broader than that of its Western neighbors, but still not broad enough to... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 27.95
This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of the period after Columbus. Explores the period known as the Encounter, which was characterized by intensive... more...