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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 360.00
The first reference work of its kind, Encyclopedia of Wars describes not only the military aspect of wars--the causes of conflict, an enumeration of battles, and a summary of the outcome(s)--but also the social and political context in which the wars occurred. From the Crusades to the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War, this three-volume encyclopedia... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
From the daring adventurers sailing across the Atlantic in search of the riches of the East to the first wave of European settlers on America's shores, colonialism played a major role in the formation of our modern-day country. Colonialism covers the nine key concepts of colonialism: colonies, economics and trade, European nations, explorers and... more...
- University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 31.95
The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is and might be written. It traces Historys... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 11.99
Let the Drums be Your Heart brings together the work of more than forty aboriginal writers from all over Canada. concerned with family and days gone by, romance and adventure, tragedy and danger, these poems, short stories, articles and life stories ring with native pride and determination. As editor Joel T. Maki points out in his introduction,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 418.00
Popular Controversies in World History: Investigating History's Intriguing Questions offers uniquely compelling and educational examinations of pivotal events and puzzling phenomena, from the earliest evidence of human activity to controversial events of the 20th century. From the geographic location of human origins, to the authenticity of the... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 23.96
How has the world changed in the last century? As we look back across a hundred years of turbulence, Clive Ponting provides a major reassessment of what the twentieth century hgas meant to people throughout the world. THE PIMLICO HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY analyses the fundamental forces of population, industry and their consequences for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 100.79
Catastrophic scenarios control our contemporary mindset. Catastrophic events and predictions have spurred new interest in re-examining the history of earlier disasters and the social and conceptual resources they have mobilized. The essays gathered in this volume reconsider the history and theory of different catastrophes and their aftermath. ... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Taking you through the year day by day, The Channel Islands Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the islands. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 26.49
Vielleicht gibt es Zeitabschnitte, die einheitlicher (und eintöniger) und deshalb inhaltlich leichter zu fassen sind als das 15. Jahrhundert. Sieht der Historiker seine Aufgabe allerdings nicht in trister Simplifikation - und Claudia Märtl und Erich Meuthen tun dies ganz bestimmt nicht -, wird eine Zeit der Vielfalt für ihn zum spannendsten Gegenstand,... more...