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  • 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...

  • Crisis in Europe 1560 - 1660 (Routledge Revivals)by Trevor Aston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Past and Present began publication in 1952. It has established itself as one of the leading historical journals, publishing in lively and readable form a wide variety of scholarly and original articles. Much important work by English and foreign scholars on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries first appeared in the form of articles in the... more...

  • Global Historyby Noel Cowen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This short book offers a clear and engaging introduction to thehistory of humankind, from the earliest movements of people to thecontemporary epoch of globalization. Cowen traces this complexhistory in a manner which offers both a compelling narrative and ananalytical and comparative treatment. Drawing on a new perspectiveon global history, he traces... more...

  • History's Greatest Hitsby Joseph Cummins

    Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    In this unillustrated edition, Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent history and explains the reasons for their enduring fame. Accompany Hannibal over the Alps with a herd of elephants and... 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Elizabethan Englandby Kathy Elgin

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00

    Focusing on the Elizabethan era in England, a period from about 1550 to 1603, this title shows various examples of the fascinating clothing worn by everyone from the noblemen and middle classes to the countryfolk and military men. England during the time of Queen Elizabeth I is well-known to students as the time of Shakespeare's plays and other... more...