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Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference

by Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
08/2011
ISBN:
9780691152363
Format:
Pb+ 528 pages

Empire- vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more...

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Crime Museum Uncovered: Inside Scotland Yard's Special Collection

by Jackie Keily and Julia Hoffbrand Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781781300411
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

This October – for the first time ever – never-before-seen-objects from the Metropolitan Police’s Crime Museum will go on public...

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John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition

by Philip Fennell and Marie King New York University Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780814727744
Format:
Pb+ 225 pages

The story of John Devoy’s 1876 Catalpa rescue is a tale of heroism, creativity, and the triumph of independent spirit in pursuit...

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Marie–Antoinette

by Helene Delalex, Alexandre Maral and Nicolas Milovanovic J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9781606064832
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

An intimate glimpse into the public and private world of one of history's most famous- and infamous-queens Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793)...

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Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History

by David Christian University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780520271449
Format:
Pb+ 672 pages

An introduction to a new way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time to the present...

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Little History of the United States

by James Davidson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223484
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most...

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First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth Maker from the Crimea to Iraq 3ed

by Phillip Knightley Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780801880308
Format:
Pbk 608 pages

''The first casualty when war comes, is truth,'' said American Senator Hiram Johnson in 1917. In his gripping, now-classic history...

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Alexander the Great and His Empire: A Short Introduction

by Pierre Briant Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9780691154459
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

This is the first publication in English of Pierre Briant's classic short history of Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian...

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Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam

by John A Nagl University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2005
ISBN:
9780226567709
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel...

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Tea, Coffee and Chocolate: How We Fell in Love with Caffeine

by Melanie King Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781851244065
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

There are few things in the world more pleasing than a decadent cup of hot chocolate, a steaming mug of one's favorite tea, or...

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Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes

by Publius Papinius Statius Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2007
ISBN:
9780801886362
Format:
Pb+ 432 pages

A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus — Polynices and...

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Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen

by Warwick Anderson (OZ) Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9780801890406
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

This riveting account of medical detective work traces the story of kuru, a fatal brain disease, and the pioneering scientists...

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Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780300218954
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

Founded by Augustus around 27 B.C., the elite Praetorian Guard was tasked with the protection of the emperor and his family. As...

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History of Central Asia: The Age of the Silk Roads 2

by Christoph Baumer I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9781780768328
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

The Age of the Silk Roads (c 200 BC- c 900 AD) shaped the course of the future. The foundation by the Han dynasty of an extensive...

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Maps: Finding Our Place in the World

by James R Akerman and Robert W Karrow Jr University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780226010755
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Maps are universal forms of communication, easily understood and appreciated regardless of culture or language. This book introduces...

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