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The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism

The Wilsonian Moment

Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism

Oxford University Press (2007)
US$15.29

This book tells the neglected story of non-Western peoples at the time of the Paris Peace Conference...

African Queen: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

African Queen

The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

Random House Publishing Group (2009)
US$6.06

Saartjie Baartman was twenty-one years old when she was taken from her native South Africa and...

The Romans: From Village to Empire

The Romans

From Village to Empire

Oxford University Press (2004)
US$36.89

How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the mightiest...

Batavia
Penguin Random House Australia (2011)
US$21.58

Batavia is the greatest story in Australia’s history and history comes to life with Peter...

Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900

Ecological Imperialism (2nd ed.)

The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900

Cambridge University Press (2004)
US$28.00

The second edition of this classic work that evaluates the ecological reasons for European...

Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War": How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World

Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War"

How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World

Crown/Archetype (2008)
US$15.77

Were World Wars I and II inevitable? Were they necessary wars? Or were they products of calamitous...

The Island at the Center of the World
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2005)
US$6.06

In a riveting, groundbreaking narrative, Russell Shorto tells the story of New Netherland, the Dutch...

The Mismeasure of Desire: The Science, Theory, and Ethics of Sexual Orientation

The Mismeasure of Desire

The Science, Theory, and Ethics of Sexual Orientation

Oxford University Press (1993)
US$15.29

In a work of impassioned scholarship, David E. Stannard describes in horrific detail the mass...

Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science, and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico

Reproducing Empire

Race, Sex, Science, and U.S. Imperialism in Puerto Rico

University of California Press (2002)
US$27.95

Original and compelling, Laura Briggs's Reproducing Empire shows how, for both Puerto Ricans and...

Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance--and Why They Fall

Day of Empire

How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance--and Why They Fall

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)
US$10.91

In this sweeping history, bestselling author Amy Chua explains how globally dominant empires—or...