Colonial Studies

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Ecological Imperialism

The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900


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

From the Ruins of Empire

The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia


A surprising, gripping narrative depicting the thinkers whose ideas shaped contemporary China,...

Empires of Trust

How Rome Built--and America Is Building--a New World


An acclaimed historian offers an optimistic view of the future of the United States in the light of...

The Romans

From Village to Empire


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

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

Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War"

How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World


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

A gripping narrative of New Netherland–a story of global sweep centered on a wilderness called...

American Holocaust

The Conquest of the New World


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

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

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