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  • Pirates and Privateersby Tom Bowling

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    From Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island to Errol Flynn in Captain Blood on to today’s Pirates of the Caribbean, the romantic image of pirates in modern Western popular culture has long been with us. But of course pirates come in many guises, and not all of them as charming as Johnny Depp. Pirates are outlaws who move quickly, a form of lawlessness... 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...

  • China and the West to 1600by Steven Wallech

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    A comparative history of Chinese and Western Civilization from the dawn of agriculture to the dawn of modernity in Europe, China and the West to 1600 explores the factors that led to the divergent evolution of two major cultures of the ancient world, and considers how the subsequent developments saw one culture cling to tradition even as the other... more...

  • A World History of Rubberby Stephen L. Harp

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one commodity. Divides the coverage into themes of race, migration, and labor; gender on plantations and in factories; demand... more...

  • China and the West to 1600by Steven Wallech

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95 US$ 62.95

    A comparative history of Chinese and Western Civilization from the dawn of agriculture to the dawn of modernity in Europe, China and the West to 1600 explores the factors that led to the divergent evolution of two major cultures of the ancient world, and considers how the subsequent developments saw one culture cling to tradition even as the other... more...

  • Treasure in Heavenby Peter R. Brown

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 22.95

    The "holy poor" have long maintained an elite status within Christianity. Differing from the "real" poor, these clergymen, teachers, and ascetics have historically been viewed by their fellow Christians as persons who should receive material support in exchange for offering immeasurable immaterial benefits—teaching, preaching, and prayer. Supporting... more...

  • Living at the Edges of Capitalismby Andrej Grubacic; Denis O'Hearn

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Since the earliest development of states, groups of people escaped or were exiled. As capitalism developed, people tried to escape capitalist constraints connected with state control. This powerful book gives voice to three communities living at the edges of capitalism: Cossacks on the Don River in Russia; Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico; and prisoners... more...

  • The World History Workbookby David Hertzel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 30.00

    This innovative and user-friendly workbook, now combined into a single volume organized chronologically, guides students and instructors through the ideas and methods of world history. It provides all the elements necessary to support a world history course, including narrative, projects, primary sources, and a detailed glossary of terms. more...

  • Thugsby Micah D. Halpern

    Thomas Nelson 2007; US$ 21.59

    For every noble king, righteous emperor, and peace-loving president, history seems to serve up a double portion of murderous pharaohs, deranged dictators, or corrupt czars. Thugs probes this dark and twisted side of raw human power?from France's King Louis XIV to China's Mao Tse-Tung and everywhere in between. it's a fascinating peek into the lives... more...

  • Five Cities that Ruled the Worldby Douglas Wilson

    Thomas Nelson 2009; US$ 11.99

    In Five Cities that Ruled the World, theologian Douglas Wilson fuses together, in compelling detail, the critical moments birthed in history’s most influential cities ---Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York. more...