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  • Ailing, Aging, Addictedby Bert E. Park

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    What role did drug abuse play in John F. Kennedy's White House, and how was it kept from the public? How did general anesthetics and aging affect the presidency of Ronald Reagan? Why did Winston Churchill become more egocentric, Woodrow Wilson more self- righteous, and Josef Stalin more paranoid as they aged -- and how did those qualities alter the... more...

  • Events That Changed the World Through the Sixteenth Centuryby Frank W. Thackeray; John E. Findling

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 55.00

    The period from the late Middle Ages through the sixteenth century witnessed some of the most significant developments in the history of the world. These events and their impact have been carefully described and analyzed in this student resource. more...

  • Politics and Reformations: Communities, Polities, Nations, and Empiresby Christopher Ocker; Michael Printy; Peter Starenko; Peter Wallace

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    These twenty-six essays examine urban, rural, national, and imperial histories in Early Modern Europe and abroad, and politics in Reformation Switzerland, Burgundy, Germany, and the Netherlands. more...

  • The World from 1450 to 1700by John E. Wills Jr.

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    Wills takes a fresh look at one of the most fascinating and tumultuous periods in world history. The book's multi-centered approach explores historical events in a dynamic nexus of connections ranging from the Italian Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation to the Sikh, Hindu, and Confucian revivals; from the transformation of Japan in 1600 to the... more...

  • World History For Dummiesby Peter Haugen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Now updated! Your personal tour guide to the history of the world Want to know more about global history? This concise guide explains in clear detail all the major players and events that have made the world what it is today. Covering the entirety of human history, this comprehensive resource highlights important developments in everything from... more...

  • Global Historyby Noel Cowen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 20.99

    This short book offers a clear and engaging introduction to the history of humankind, from the earliest movements of people to the contemporary epoch of globalization. Cowen traces this complex history in a manner which offers both a compelling narrative and an analytical and comparative treatment. Drawing on a new perspective on global history, he... more...

  • Astraea - Yatesby Frances A. Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Origins of the Modern European State System, 1494-1618by M.S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This study examines the early years of the post-medieval European states and the growth of a recognisably 'modern' system for handling their international relations. M S Anderson gives much of his space to France, Spain and England and to the state of the relations between them, as their various power plays rolled over Italy and the Low countries,... more...

  • A History of the World in Numbersby Emma Marriott

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    The history of our world can be told through numbers. Numbers can illuminate the broad sweep of history, from vast movements of populations and the expansion of empires to the effects of technological achievements or climatic change. They also allow us to drill into the real detail of history, from the page count, the cost and the time it took to produce... more...

  • The Eagle and the Dragonby Serge Gruzinski

    Wiley 2015; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    In this important new book the renowned historian Serge Gruzinski returns to two episodes in the sixteenth century which mark a decisive stage in global history and show how China and Mexico experienced the expansion of Europe. In the early 1520s, Magellan set sail for Asia by the Western route, Cortes seized Mexico and some Portuguese based in Malacca... more...