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- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00
An exciting new series that covers the five Paper 2 topics of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 5.99
Integrating faith with introductory Western history, this text provides a Christian perspective on the major epochs, issues, and events of Western Civilization. It details the role of the Greeks and Hebrews, Jesus in history, the Renaissance, and more. more...
- The History Press 2005; US$ 15.99
John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 35.00
The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.? ? Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven Beckert?s rich, fascinating book tells the story of... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 22.00
A wise and witty compendium of the greatest thoughts, greatest minds, and greatest books of all time -- listed in accessible and succinct form -- by one of the world's greatest scholars. From the "Hundred Best Books" to the "Ten Greatest Thinkers" to the "Ten Greatest Poets," here is a concise collection of the world's most significant knowledge.... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 27.95
A new and revised edition of Dyer?s classic book, widely regarded as one of the most compelling analyses of the history of armed conflict. ?War is part of our history, but it is not in at all the same sense part of our prehistory. It is one of the innovations that occurred between nine and eleven thousand years ago when the first civilized societies... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 18.99
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title Virtually all human societies were once organized tribally, yet over time most developed new political institutions which included a central state that could keep the peace and uniform laws that applied... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2002; US$ 23.98
This general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. Extensive notes allow the reader to appreciate thestate of scholarship at the time of writing, the scale and breadth of Braudel's learning and the points... more...