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- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00
An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
Bestselling author Norman Cantor delivers this compact but magisterial survey of the ancient world?from the birth of Sumerian civilization around 3500 B.C. in the Tigris-Euphrates valley (present-day Iraq) to the fall of the Roman Empire in A.D. 476. In Antiquity , Cantor covers such subjects as Classical Greece, Judaism, the founding of Christianity,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 23.00
An interdisciplinary introduction to early modern cross-cultural encounters and their influences on the development of world societies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00
The first historical reexamination of the early years of the Cold War, tracing the evolution of the conflict. more...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 5.99
An exploration of major historical developments of global significance?the Atlantic slave trade, industrialization, colonialism, the World Wars, decolonization, and feminism?from the perspectives of Africans who experienced them more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 15.98
In October 1942, a panzer officer wrote 'Stalingrad is no longer a town... Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones cannot bear it for long; only men endure. The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome, vicious war on the eastern front. The citizens of Stalingrad endured unimaginable hardship;... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
This fascinating volume from the author of such influential novels as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders offers an analytical take on the figure of Satan. Although Defoe offers a comprehensive history of the symbolic and literary significance of the devil, he also believes that the devil plays an active and direct role in determining the course of world... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available
A bullet misses its target in Sarajevo, a would-be Austrian painter gets into the Viennese academy, Lord Halifax becomes British prime minister in 1940: seemingly minor twists of fate on which world-shaking events might have hinged. Alternative history has long been the stuff of parlour games, war-gaming and science fiction, but over the past few... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 32.70
Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years. In this wise and masterly work, he revisits six battles that changed the course of the twentieth century and reveals the one trait that links them all: hubris. In Greek tragedy, hubris is excessive human pride that challenges the gods and ultimately leads to total... more...