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  • Old Dominion, New Commonwealthby Ronald L. Heinemann; John G. Kolp; Anthony S. Jr. Parent; William G. Shade

    University of Virginia Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    "On the morning of 26 April 1607, three small ships carrying 143 Englishmen arrived off the Virginia coast of North America, having spent four months at sea.... All hoped for financial success and perhaps a little adventure; as it turned out, their tiny settlement eventually would evolve from colony into a prominent state in an entirely new... more...

  • Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanoughby Helen C. Rountree

    University of Virginia Press 2006; US$ 21.50

    Pocahontas may be the most famous Native American who ever lived, but during the settlement of Jamestown, and for two centuries afterward, the great chiefs Powhatan and Opechancanough were the subjects of considerably more interest and historical documentation than the young woman. It was Opechancanough who captured the foreign captain ... more...

  • Parallel Worldsby Adele Logan Alexander

    University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    When William Henry Hunt married Ida Alexander Gibbs in the spring of 1904, their wedding was a dazzling Washington social event that joined an Oberlin-educated diplomat's daughter and a Wall Street veteran who could trace his lineage to Jamestown. Their union took place in a world of refinement and privilege, but both William and Ida had... more...

  • Swift to Wrathby William D. Carrigan; Christopher Waldrep

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 39.50

    Scholarship on lynching has typically been confined to the extralegal execution of African Americans in the American South. The nine essays collected here look at lynching in the context of world history, encouraging a complete rethinking of the history of collective violence. Employing a diverse range of case studies, the volume?s contributors... 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...

  • Feminismby June Hannam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The sheer number of publications on Feminism make it difficult for students who approach the subject for the first time to gain a sense of what the main issues and interpretations are. This book addresses this by offering students an overview of feminism and its history across several countries and time periods, along with an annotated guide to... more...

  • The History of the Worldby Frank Welsh

    Quercus 2013; US$ 12.99

    In a narrative beginning almost 1.5 million years ago with the emergence of Homo erectus, Frank Welsh takes the reader from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, from the Industrial Revolution to the age of terrorism. Using his masterly storytelling skills, he recounts the epic story of human growth, survival and achievement across all continents... more...

  • Shipwreckby Sam Willis

    Quercus 2013; US$ 12.99

    Shipwrecks have captured our imagination for centuries. Here acclaimed historian Sam Willis traces the astonishing tales of ships that have met with disastrous ends, along with the ensuing acts of courage, moments of sacrifice and episodes of villainy that inevitably occurred in the extreme conditions. Many were freak accidents, and their circumstances... more...

  • 5 Steps to a 5 AP World History 2016, Cross-Platform Editionby Peggy J. Martin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.54

    Get ready for your AP World History exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide?updated for all the latest exam changes 5 Steps to a 5: AP World History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised... 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...