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  • Revolution Principlesby J. P. Kenyon

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    The period from 1680 to about 1720 was one of the most complex and difficult in the history of British politics, to contemporaries as well as to posterity. The parameters of political obligation were decisively shifted by the Revolution of 1688; statesmen and politicians had now to accustom themselves to the novelty of a parliament in session every... more...

  • In Defiance of Oligarchyby Linda Colley

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    In English history the years between 1714 and 1760 are peculiar in two ways. They have received only scant attention from historians, and they witnessed the exclusion of the tory sector of the nation's landed elite from all central as well as from prime local offices. In this book Linda Colley explores the fate of the tory party which has dominated... more...

  • The Middle Groundby Richard White

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    An acclaimed classic book, the 20th anniversary edition of The Middle Ground includes a new preface by the author. more...

  • The Gallic Warby Julius Caesar; Carolyn Hammond

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. This new translation reflects the purity of Caesar's Latin while preserving the pace and flow of his momentous narrative. As well as an introduction and notes,... more...

  • The Historiesby Herodotus; Robin Waterfield; Carolyn Dewald

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01

    Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultures of the peoples he introduces. While much of the information he gives has proved to be astonishingly accurate,... more...

  • American History: A Very Short Introductionby Paul S. Boyer

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This volume in Oxford's A Very Short Introduction series offers a concise, readable narrative of the vast span of American history, from the earliest human migrations to the early twenty-first century when the United States loomed as a global power and comprised a complex multi-cultural society of more than 300 million people. The narrative is organized... more...

  • Mao: The Unknown Storyby Jon Halliday; Jung Chang

    Random House 2012; US$ 18.32

    Jung Chang's Wild Swans was an extraordinary bestseller throughout the world, selling more than 10 million copies and reaching a wider readership than any other book about China. Now she and her husband Jon Halliday have written a groundbreaking biography of Mao Tse-tung. Based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao's close... more...

  • The Global Cold Warby Odd Arne Westad

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    Prize-winning study of the global conflict waged during the Cold War and its legacy today. more...

  • The Battle against Anarchist Terrorismby Richard Bach Jensen

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    The first global history of the secret diplomatic and police campaign against anarchist terrorism from 1880 to the 1920s. more...

  • The History of Developmentby Gilbert Rist; Patrick Camiller

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    The History of Development, now in its fourth edition, is a classic development text, which has both defined and changed its field. Gilbert Rist provides a complete and powerful overview of what the idea of development has meant throughout history. In a new chapter on post-development models and ecological dimensions, written against a background of... more...