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  • Rome, the Greek World, and the Eastby Fergus Millar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, above all The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East , have transformed our understanding of the communal culture and civil government of the Greco-Roman world. This second volume of the three-volume collection of Millar's... more...

  • Society and Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (Routledge Revivals)by Richard J. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In the search for the causes of the First World War and the origins of Hitler?s ?Third Reich?, the attention of historians has turned increasingly towards the development of German society under Kaiser Wilhelm II. These ten essays, first published in 1978, introduced interpretations of Wilhelmine Germany to an English-speaking audience and contributed... more...

  • Themes in Religion and American Cultureby Philip Goff; Paul Harvey

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Designed to serve as an introduction to American religion, this volume is distinctive in its approach: instead of following a traditional narrative, the book is arranged thematically. Eleven chapters by top scholars present, in carefully organized and accessible fashion, topics and perspectives fundamental to the understanding of religion in America.... more...

  • Trade, Circulation, and Flow in the Indian Ocean Worldby Michael Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the connections and commonalities of unity in the vast aquatic arena of the Indian Ocean, covering many centuries and areas. more...

  • The War on Povertyby Kyle Farmbry

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    The War on Poverty: A Retrospective examines the strategies and programs launched since 1964 through the eyes of academics and practitioners engaged in education, health care, social services provision, and community economic development. more...

  • Épisode de l'histoire de Russieby Prosper Mérimée; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ivan IV, tsar et grand-duc de Russie, mourut en 1584, après un long règne. Les étrangers, ses contemporains, l'ont surnommé le Bourreau ; les Russes l'appellent encore Ivan le Terrible. Pour ses sujets seulement, il fut terrible, car ni les Polonais ni les Tartares ne le virent sur un champ de bataille. Ce n'était qu'un tyran grossier et... more...

  • 100 ans d'erreurs de la gauche françaiseby La Boîte à Pandore; Bruno de la Palme

    Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    Moins de 3 mois après son élection, la cote de confiance de François Hollande est en berne dans les sondages. Entre hésitations, crise de l'Euro et tensions dans son parti, Hollande ne serait-il pas la nouvelle brebis égarée de la gauche ? Sans concessions, avec une plume acérée et polémiste, Bruno de la Palme a traqué les erreurs historiques,... more...

  • At the Limits of Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    "Why bother with history? Keith Jenkins has an answer. He helps us re-think the "end of history", as signalled by postmodernity. Readers may disagree with him, but he never fails to provoke debate about the future of the past." Joanna Bourke, Professor of History, Birkbeck College Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection... more...

  • Beyond the Foundersby Jeffrey L. Pasley; Andrew W. Robertson; David Waldstreicher

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    In pursuit of a more sophisticated and inclusive American history, the contributors to Beyond the Founders propose new directions for the study of the political history of the republic before the Civil War. In ways formal and informal, symbolic and tactile, this political world encompassed blacks, women, entrepreneurs, and Native Americans, as well... more...

  • Brief Encountersby Edwin Moore

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 15.99

    100 articles on meetings between historical figures explore the details of famous (and some not so famous) conversations and events. Meetings range from the time of the ancient Greeks to the present day. Articles explain why meetings were important (although some are just funny or downright bizarre). Historical context explains ‘what happened... more...