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  • Religion, Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Galileeby Jürgen K. Zangenberg; Harold W. Attridge; Dale B. Martin

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 124.04

    Hauptbeschreibung What is a Galilean? What were the criteria of defining a person as a Galilean - archaeologically or with respect to literary sources such as Josephus or the rabbis? What role did religion play in the process of identity formation? Twenty-two articles based on papers read at conferences at Cambridge, Wuppertal and Yale by experts... more...

  • Discovering History in Chinaby Paul A Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99

    Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in China has occupied a singular place in American China scholarship. Translated into three East Asian languages, the volume has become essential to the study of China from the early nineteenth century to today. Cohen critiques the work of leading postwar scholars and is especially... more...

  • Iron Curtainby Anne Applebaum

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95

    In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag , acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway. At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its surprise and delight... more...

  • The Byzantine Achievement (Routledge Revivals)by Robert Byron

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1929, this highly influential study offers a historical perspective on the Byzantine Empire, from the establishment of Constantinople by Emperor Constantine around 330 AD, through to the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 AD. Byron?s work considers the empire in its entirety, assessing the highs... more...

  • A Short History of Chinaby Gordon Kerr

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 10.19

    The turbulent and chequered past of the world?s most populous country is one of the most fascinating in world history, and relatively little known in the West. From the beginnings of Chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship with the ‘Great Firewall of China?, Gordon Kerr offers a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of... more...

  • A Secret Orderby H. P. Jr. Albarelli

    Trine Day 2013; US$ 14.99

    Reporting new and never-before-published information about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, this investigation dives straight into the deep end, and seeks to prove the CIA?s involvement in one of the most controversial topics in American history. Featuring intelligence gathered from CIA agents who reported their involvement in the assassination,... more...

  • Life in the Third Reichby Richard Bessel

    Oxford University Press, UK 1987; US$ 18.99

    Few historical subjects are so emotive as the Third Reich, and few have stimulated so much general interest. This volume offers a series of short articles, originally published in History Today, which present some of the new approaches to the study of Nazi Germany. - ;Few historical subjects are so emotive as the Third Reich, and few have stimulated... more...

  • Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965by Pierre Asselin

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War opens in 1954 with the signing of the Geneva accords that ended the eight-year-long Franco-Indochinese War and created two Vietnams. In agreeing to the accords, Ho Chi Minh and other leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam anticipated a new period of peace leading to national reunification under their rule; they... more...

  • Mary Queen of Scots in Historyby C. A. Campbell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Dozens, if not hundreds, of scholarly works, biographies, and even fictionalized novels have been based on the dramatic life of Mary Queen of Scots, who ruled over both her native Scotland and France before her execution at age 44. This volume sets itself apart from the pack in two important respects: it presents the by now well-known facts about Mary's... more...

  • Florence, Italyby Emma Jones

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 3.99

    Visitors have been drawn to Florence's architectural and artistic treasures for centuries - and for good reason. But, with an historical center of only half a square-mile, it can be hard to see the sights through the crowds. The throng on the Duomo steps, the lines for the Uffizi and the jostling for photos on Piazzale Michelangelo all require... more...