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  • The Ways of the Worldby Robert Goddard

    Transworld 2013; US$ 12.68

    1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world’s nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, spies and opportunists have also gathered in the city and the last thing the British diplomatic community needs at such... more...

  • Expedition to Disasterby Philip Matyszak

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended to give Athens the extra money and resources to crush the Spartans. New archaeological discoveries allow... more...

  • Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Worldby Rebecca F. Kennedy; C. Sydnor Roy; Max L. Goldman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95

    By offering fluent, accurate translations of extracts and fragments from a wide assortment of ancient texts, this volume allows a comprehensive overview of ancient Greek and Roman concepts of "otherness," as well as Greek and Roman views of non-Greeks and non-Romans. A general introduction, thorough annotation, maps, a select bibliography, and an index... more...

  • Mythologyby Edith Hamilton; Aphrodite Trust; Apollo Trust

    Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 20.00

    The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes. Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human... more...

  • The Ornament of the Worldby Maria Rosa Menocal

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 20.00

    A brilliant and fascinating portrait of medieval Spain explores the golden age when Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance. of photos. 3 maps. more...

  • The Norman Conquest of Southern Italy and Sicilyby Gordon S. Brown

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2002; US$ 35.00

    The Normans originally came to Italy and Sicily in the 11th and 12th centuries looking for adventure or a livelihood, but once there, found opportunity for fame and fortune. The story of the Norman conquest in Italy and Sicily is indeed one of knights and adventurers, great battles and lowly pillage, opportunism and statesmanship, and crusade and coexistence.... more...

  • The Cambridge History of China: Volume 5, Sung China, 960–1279 AD, Part 2by John W. Chaffee; Denis Twitchett

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 152.00

    This volume offers an authoritative account of the key political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual topics in Sung history. more...

  • Divining Slavery and Freedomby João José Reis; H. Sabrina Gledhill

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 26.00

    This book discusses African religion and its place in a slave society, using the story of Domingos Sodré as its backdrop. more...

  • The Digital Humanitiesby Eileen Gardiner; Ronald G. Musto

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    This is an introduction and practical guide to how humanists use the digital to research, organize, analyze, and publish findings. more...

  • 1177 B.C.by Eric H. Cline

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95 US$ 15.42

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end.... more...