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  • The Empire Projectby John Darwin

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    A magisterial global history of the rise and fall of the British Empire by an award-winning author. more...

  • Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquestby Matthew Restall

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Here is an intriguing exploration of the ways in which the history of the Spanish Conquest has been misread and passed down to become popular knowledge of these events. Using a wide array of sources, historian Matthew Restall highlights seven key myths, uncovering the source of the inaccuracies and exploding the fallacies and misconceptions behind... more...

  • A World History of Rubberby Stephen L. Harp

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one commodity. Divides the coverage into themes of race, migration, and labor; gender on plantations and in factories; demand... more...

  • On Plymouth Rockby Samuel Adams Drake

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    On Plymouth Rock is an historically rich and educational story of the history surrounding Plymouth Rock. It tells of the settlers' historic landing in Plymouth Harbor, and reveals the steps by which they founded Plymouth Colony in New England in 1620. more...

  • What's to Be Done with Gender and Post-Colonial Studies?by Frances Gouda

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 10.50

    What's to Be Done with Gender and Post-Colonial Studies? more...

  • Access to History: Britain and India 1845-1947by Tim Leadbeater

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 27.64

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history... more...

  • Decolonization: A Very Short Introductionby Dane Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    This succinct and insightful account of decolonization analyses the tumultuous events that caused the shift from a world of colonial empires to a world of nation-states in the years after World War II. It highlights both the promises and the limits of nation-states, showing how the process of decolonization remains relevant to the global challenges... more...

  • The Politics of the Pastby P. Gathercole; D. Lowenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom. This book explains why historical interpretation has to incorporate perspectives from those other than 'winners', and demonstrates archaeology's crucial role in this wide-ranging approach. The book draws more on Africa, Afro-America, Australasia and Oceania than on Europe, the source of the... more...

  • Traditional Industry in the Economy of Colonial Indiaby Tirthankar Roy

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 54.00

    Roy's book offers penetrating insights into the study of India's economic and social history. more...

  • The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slaveryby Junius P. Rodriguez

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 195.00

    The first work of its kind to document slavery on a global scale, The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery is a two volume set that provides an in depth portrayal of human bondage and the slave trade from ancient times to the present. Throughout history, civilizations have sought to dominate each other for riches and glory, the conquered often... more...