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  • Titans of Historyby Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Orion 2017; US$ 15.99

    NEW EDITION - FEATURING UPDATED INTRODUCTION AND NEW CHAPTERS The giant characters of history - from Mozart to Michelangelo, Shakespeare to Einstein, Henry VIII to Hitler, Catherine the Great to Margaret Thatcher, Jesus Christ to Genghis Khan ­- lived lives of astonishing drama and adventure, debauchery and slaughter, but they also formed our... more...

  • Encounters Old and New in World Historyby Alan Karras; Laura J. Mitchell; Anand A. Yang; Kieko Matteson; Lauren Benton; Edmund Burke III; Trevor R. Getz; Candice Goucher; Martin W. Lewis; Robert B. Marks; Carla Rahn Phillips; William D. Philiips; Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks; Theodore Jun Yoo

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    This collection of essays asserts the specific value of world history research and teaching, showing how the field contributes to the larger historical profession and offering concrete suggestions to develop more interaction between the academy and the public. The twelve contributors, each with their own academic areas of interest, are experienced... more...

  • Gaslightby Joachim Kalka; Isabel Fargo Cole

    New York Review Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    A one-of-a-kind exploration of the 19th century that ties the time period to our own through essays on a variety of topics in music, film, literature, and art. In Gaslight , Joachim Kalka delves into the mythos of the nineteenth century, exploring our fascination with its “auratic gaslight,” its mingling of romanticism and modernity, enlightenment... more...

  • Five Hundred Years of Printingby S. H. Steinberg; Beatrice Warde

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 14.95

    "A concise and scholarly but entertaining account of the relation between printing and civilization." — British Printer. This highly readable survey traces the history of printing with movable type from its 15th-century beginnings in Gutenberg's workshop to the technical advances of the 20th century. Observations on type design, book production,... more...

  • Camping and Tramping with Rooseveltby John Burroughs

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 12.95

    In 1903, a renowned naturalist joined the President of the United States for a two-week camping trip to Yosemite. John Burroughs offers these delightful reminiscences of Theodore Roosevelt, which center on their ramble through America's first national park and their shared joy in the region's wildlife and geologic wonders. The two observed gophers,... more...

  • The American Spiritby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 12.99

    A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States—winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others—that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David... more...

  • Le silence tirailléby Rachid Bouamara

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Quelques paroles d’un illustre poète peuvent parfois suffire à ouvrir les portes d’une grande aventure. C’est en écoutant une chanson du lyrique algérien Slimane Azem que Rachid Bouamara découvre l’existence des nombreux soldats africains ayant combattu aux côtés de la France au cours de plusieurs conflits, notamment les deux guerres mondiales.... more...

  • Assyrieby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'Assyrie avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Les noms d'Assyrie (pays) et d'Assyriens (peuple) ont été tirés par les Modernes du nom ancien, Assour, qui désignait, selon les cas, un dieu, un pays ou une ville. L'Assyrie était une contrée de Haute-Mésopotamie, dont la population parlait un dialecte sémitique, très proche... more...

  • Histoire de l’Afriqueby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'histoire de l’Afrique avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! L'histoire du continent tout entier apparaît comme une entreprise récente et difficile. Pendant longtemps, seules l'égyptologie, l'islamologie et l'histoire coloniale l'ont, chacune de son point de vue, abordée ; il faut noter du reste que les très anciens systèmes... more...

  • Celtesby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des Celtes avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Le nom des Celtes (Keltoi) apparaît pour la première fois dans les textes des historiens grecs du v e siècle avant J.-C., Hécatée de Milet et Hérodote. Les géographes grecs et latins les présentent comme un peuple du Nord-Ouest de l'Europe vivant au nord de la Ligurie, entre... more...