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  • Hierarchy and Organisationby Thomas Diefenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Most people take the conditions they work and live in as a given, believing it to be normal that societies are stratified and that organisations are hierarchical. Many even think that this is the way it should be - and are neither willing nor able to think that it could be otherwise. This book raises the awareness of hierarchy, its complexity and... more...

  • The Complete and Utter History of the World According to Samuel Stewart Aged 9by Sarah Burton; Alex Fox

    Short Books 2013; US$ 10.19

    When his teacher sets the class a History project, Sam cannot choose which bit of History he prefers, so decides to do ALL OF IT. His version of History is a rumbustious collection of half-remembered facts, assembled roughly in the right order, and glued together with alarmingly confident misunderstanding. And yet our endearing narrator somehow... more...

  • A Short History of the Worldby Geoffrey Blainey

    Ivan R. Dee 2003; US$ 17.99

    Here is a masterly account of the grand adventure of human history, brilliantly narrated by a distinguished historian. more...

  • 100 of the Worst Ideas in Historyby Michael N. Smith; Eric Kasum

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 14.99

    What were they thinking? Ever since Adam snacked on the forbidden fruit and was chased naked out of the Garden of Eden, mankind has bitten off a bevy of bad ideas. From skinny-dipping Presidents to toxic tooth fillings to singing pop stars who can't carry a tune, 100 of the Worst Ideas in History is a celebration of humanity's historical?and... more...

  • Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europeby Penny Richards; Jessica Munns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly, how such definitions--and the activities they... more...

  • 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...

  • The Sixteenth Centuryby Euan Cameron

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 43.99

    This new volume in the Short Oxford History of Europe series looks at the sixteenth century - one of the most tumultuous and dramatic periods of social and cultural transformation in European history. Six leading experts consider this period from a variety of perspectives, including political, social, economic, religious, and intellectual history,... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99

    In The World from 1450 to 1700, historian John Wills takes a fresh look at one of the most fascinating and tumultuous periods in world history. Assuming a global perspective, rather than the traditional Eurocentric view, Wills traces the interwoven changes that led from the world of Columbus, Luther, and the Mughal emperor Babur to the world of Locke,... more...

  • World History For Dummiesby Peter Haugen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 15.99

    Now updated! Your personal tour guide to the history of theworld Want to know more about global history? This concise guideexplains in clear detail all the major players and events that havemade the world what it is today. Covering the entirety of humanhistory, this comprehensive resource highlights importantdevelopments in everything from religion... more...