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  • Mesoamerican Voicesby Matthew Restall; Lisa Sousa; Kevin Terraciano

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A 2006 collection of indigenous-language writings from central Mexico and Guatemala, written during the colonial period. more...

  • The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Centuryby Maarten Prak; Diane Webb

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This 2005 book charts the political, social, economic and cultural history of the Dutch Golden Age. more...

  • A Concise History of Spainby William D. Jr Phillips; Carla Rahn Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This updated edition traces Spain's history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing particularly on culture, society, politics, and personalities. more...

  • Gothamby Edwin G. Burrows; Mike Wallace

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In Gotham , winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace have produced a monumental work of history, one that ranges from the Indian tribes that settled in and around the island of Manna-hata, to the consolidation of the five boroughs into Greater New York in 1898. It is an epic narrative, a story as vast and as varied as the... more...

  • Argument and Authority in Early Modern Englandby Conal Condren

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    A radical reappraisal of the character of moral and political theory in early modern England. more...

  • The Summer of 1787by David O. Stewart

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 17.00

    The Summer of 1787 takes us into the sweltering room in which the founding fathers struggled for four months to produce the Constitution: the flawed but enduring document that would define the nation?then and now. George Washington presided, James Madison kept the notes, Benjamin Franklin offered wisdom and humor at crucial times. The Summer of... more...

  • Guns Up!by Johnnie Clark

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    THIS GUT-WRENCHING FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE WAR IS A CLASSIC IN THE ANNALS OF VIETNAM LITERATURE. "Guns up!" was the battle cry that sent machine gunners racing forward with their M60s to mow down the enemy, hoping that this wasn't the day they would meet their deaths. Marine Johnnie Clark heard that the life expectancy of a machine gunner in... more...

  • Revolution Principlesby J. P. Kenyon

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    The period from 1680 to about 1720 was one of the most complex and difficult in the history of British politics, to contemporaries as well as to posterity. The parameters of political obligation were decisively shifted by the Revolution of 1688; statesmen and politicians had now to accustom themselves to the novelty of a parliament in session every... more...

  • In Defiance of Oligarchyby Linda Colley

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    In English history the years between 1714 and 1760 are peculiar in two ways. They have received only scant attention from historians, and they witnessed the exclusion of the tory sector of the nation's landed elite from all central as well as from prime local offices. In this book Linda Colley explores the fate of the tory party which has dominated... more...

  • The Middle Groundby Richard White

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    An acclaimed classic book, the 20th anniversary edition of The Middle Ground includes a new preface by the author. more...