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  • An interdisciplinary introduction to early modern cross-cultural encounters and their influences on the development of world societies.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2010
  • The trade between peoples of differinf cultures, from the ancient world to the commercial revolution.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1984
  • “The Art of War” is considered one of the earliest and influential books on warfare strategies. This significant work covers all features of military operations. Considered the Bible of war tactics, it is also the most important work of Chinese literature.

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2007
  • Comprehensively updated new edition of Christopher Duggan's acclaimed introduction to the history of Italy.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2013
  • For fans of Black Sails and Crossbones comes a new history of the Golden Age of Piracy. . . In the early eighteenth century a number of the great pirate captains, including Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach and 'Black Sam' Bellamy, joined forces. This infamous 'Flying Gang' was more than simply a thieving band of brothers. Many of its members had come...

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan
    published : 2014
  • Change - sometimes gentle and subtle, sometimes shocking and violent - is the dynamic of Simon Schama's unapologetically personal and grippingly written history of Britain, especially the changes that wash over custom and habit, transforming our loyalties. What makes or breaks a nation? To whom do we give our allegiance and why? And where do the...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2011
  • Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries. From the beginning of July 1637, battles raged on for 200 years - both at home and abroad, on sea and on land, up and down the length of burgeoning Britain, across Europe, America and India. Most would...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2012
  • The final stage of Simon Schama's epic voyage around Britain spans centuries, crosses the breadth of the empire and covers a vast expanse of topics - from the birth of feminism to the fate of freedom. The Fate of the Empire asks crucial questions about the nature of empire, journeying from celebrations of industrial and imperialist power at the...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2012
  • Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August is a spellbinding history of the fateful first month when Britain went to war. War pressed against every frontier. Suddenly dismayed, governments struggled and twisted to fend it off. It was no use . . . Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first thirty days...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2014
  • On August 7th 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong Turkish position, defended by artillery, machineguns and thousands of men, using nothing but fixed bayonets...

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan Australia
    published : 2007