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- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 15.95
Knives and Swords is a highly visual gift book for anyone with an interest in the history of swords and other edged weapons. Split into five main chapters arranged by type, the book showcases more than 300 different weapons including swords, knives, daggers, bayonets, axes, and staff weapons in a catalog-style format. But the book offers far more... more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00
Ever since Egyptian war chariots swept across the plains of Megiddo during the first recorded battle in history, the race for superior technology has always played a crucial role in determining an army's chances of victory or defeat. Building on the success of DK's previous military history titles, Military History is the definitive guide to... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99
Tells the stories of every Canadian winner of the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth's highest award for gallantry, during the First World War. With a scope that covers the entire global conflict, Canada's VCs of the First World War follows soldiers from across Canada, all united by valour above and beyond the call of duty. more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 27.95
Previously published in hardcover as War: The Definitive Visual History War has been central to the rise and fall of civilizations since the dawn of time. The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, around 3,000 years before the birth of Christ. The first armies that we know about fought in Sumeria,... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00
This volume is the third of the projected eight volumes in the series Theatrum Scientiarum, which examines the founding phase of art and science in the modern age from a new perspective. It focuses on the question of how experiments and their execution have contributed to a fundamental change in the cultural landscape since the Early Modern Age. The... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2010; US$ 210.00
The third volume covers terms, theories and ideologies of anti-Semitism from A as in ??Abwehr? (resistance) to Z as in ?Zwangstaufe? (forced baptism). In 150 articles 88 authors explain terms and metaphors such as ?Aryan Acts?, ?race defilers? and ?usurer-Jew?as well as stereotypes like ?well poisoning?, ?host desecration? and ?deicide?. The volume... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 50.00
Humans are a recent event in the planet's history, but we've wasted little time in making our mark. The range of our achievements has created a rich and elaborate heritage that we have the unique ability to capture and record-meaning we can look back and learn from the road traveled. Timelines of History begins with the emergence of our earliest... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 285.00
Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty is the first comprehensive introduction to the treaties that promised land, self-government, financial assistance, and cultural protections to many of the over 500 tribes of North America (including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada). Going well beyond describing terms and... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 307.00
The six volumes of the German Constitutional Documents encompass more than 100 texts from Napoleonic times to the St. Paul's Church Constitution of 1849. They are published as part of the series entitled Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the Middle of the 19th Century, a unique source edition that includes a complete... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 266.00
The six volumes of the German Constitutional Documents encompass more than 100 texts from Napoleonic times to the St. Paul's Church Constitution of 1849. They are published as part of the series entitled Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the Middle of the 19th Century, a unique source edition that includes a complete collection... more...