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  • A History of World Agricultureby Marcel Mazoyer; Laurence Roudart

    Monthly Review Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    Only once we understand the long history of human efforts to draw sustenance from the land can we grasp the nature of the crisis that faces humankind today, as hundreds of millions of people are faced with famine or flight from the land. From Neolithic times through the earliest civilizations of the ancient Near East, in savannahs, river valleys... more...

  • Imagining a Nationby Ruramisai Charumbira

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    In Imagining a Nation, Ruramisai Charumbira analyzes competing narratives of the founding of Rhodesia/Zimbabwe constructed by political and cultural nationalists both black and white since occupation in 1890. The book uses a wide array of sources?including archives, oral histories, and a national monument?to explore the birth of the ... more...

  • Infernal Deviceby Erik Ruhling

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 14.95

    Erik Ruhling assembles an unmatched array of torture tools invented exclusively for the infliction of pain and the ending of life, each carefully researched with an accompanying full-color, highly detailed rendering. This beautifully presented book features classics like the Iron Maiden and the Guillotine, as well as more rarified connoisseur?s fare... more...

  • The Little Book of Crime and Punishmentby Stephen Halliday

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    The Little Book of Crime and Punishment is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about the history of the British criminal justice system. Armed with this fascinating tome the reader will have such knowledge of he days when noses, hands and heads were cut off, heretics burned at the stake and rebels... more...

  • Los Bombardeos Atomicos de Hiroshima y Nagasakiby El Distrito de Ingenieros de Manhattan

    IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.46

    Los bombardeos atómicos sobre Hiroshima y Nagasaki fueron ataques nucleares ordenados por Harry S. Truman, presidente de los Estados Unidos, contra el Imperio del Japón. Los ataques se efectuaron el 6 y el 9 de agosto de 1945, y ayudaron a poner fin a la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Después de seis meses de intenso bombardeo de otras 67 ciudades, el arma... more...

  • The Manual for British Menby Chris McNab

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    <div>This book contains everything the well-bred British man needs to know. The contents include day-to-day skills such as how to siege a castle, fire a longbow, correctly clean a Maxim machine-gun and capture an enemy trench; sporting science such as jousting, fencing and boxing (Queensbury's Rules, of course); domestic essentials such... more...

  • Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florenceby Nicholas Terpstra; Colin Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence explores the potential of digital mapping or Historical GIS as a research and teaching tool to enable researchers and students to uncover the spatial, kinetic and sensory dimensions of the early modern city. The exploration focuses on new digital research and mapping projects that engage the rich... more...

  • Medieval History: 500 to 1450 CE Essentialsby Gordon M. Patterson

    Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 3.99

    REA?s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a... more...

  • Natural Science and the Origins of the British Empireby Sarah Irving

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Represents a history of the British Empire that takes account of the sense of empire as intellectual as well as geographic dominion: the historiography of the British Empire, with its preoccupation of empire as geographically unchallenged sovereignty, overlooks the idea of empire as intellectual dominion. more...

  • The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britainby Professor Deirdre H McMahon; Professor Janet C Myers

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Focusing on everyday life in nineteenth-century Britain and its imperial possessions?from preparing tea to cleaning the kitchen, from packing for imperial adventures to arranging home décor?the essays in this collection share a common focus on materiality, the nitty-gritty elements that helped give shape and meaning to British self-definition during... more...