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- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95
Tensions between Catholic and Protestant factions of the Roman Empire erupted into what became know as the Thirty Years' War in 1618. German poet, historian, philosopher and dramatist Friedrich Schiller writes about the effect this war had on the territories in which it was fought, most of which became modern-day Germany. Schiller wrote this history... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
The Rise of Historical Criticism, published in complete form in 1908, is a mature essay by Oscar Wilde, evaluating the history and current state of criticism. The writer goes back in history and tries to remould the art of criticism with allusions to various critics, genres, and periods. Filled with wit and sublimity, the essay is a comprehensive piece... 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...
- Random House 2011; US$ 23.03
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...
- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99