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History 2017 New and Key Titles

We are delighted to present a collection of forthcoming, new and key history titles. Browse some of our highlights below and use the sidebar categories to explore the collection in more detail. 

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  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 

  • Medieval Lives c.1000-1285

    The World of the Beaugency Family

    By Amy Livingstone

    Medieval Lives c.1000-1300 uses one family to unpack the history of Western Europe while at the same time teaching students about historical methodology. This innovative volume personalizes the history of the Middle Ages allowing students to see how large historical events affected or shaped the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 

  • Tragedy of Vietnam

    5th Edition

    By Patrick J Hearden

    The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 

  • The Sixties

    5th Edition

    By Terry Anderson

    Terry Anderson’s The Sixties is a concise yet thorough survey of the tumultuous and immensely consequential 1960’s. After a brief introduction on the postwar years, this book explores the significant political, foreign policy, social, and cultural events from the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 

  • Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Themes in World History

  • The United States and Latin America

    A History with Documents

    By Jeffrey Taffet, Dustin Walcher

    The United States and Latin America presents a complex and dynamic view of the relationship between the United States and Latin America. Through a combination of targeted, thematic chapters and a range of freshly-translated documents,  Jeffrey F. Taffet and Dustin Walcher …

    Paperback – 2017-04-10

  • The Stuart Age

    England, 1603–1714, 5th Edition

    By Barry Coward, Peter Gaunt

    The Stuart Age provides an accessible introduction to England's century of civil war and revolution, including the causes of the English Civil War; the nature of the English Revolution; the aims and achievements of Oliver Cromwell; the continuation of religious passion in the politics of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16

  • Sexuality in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how it helps explain sexuality in the present. The subject of sexuality is often a controversial one, and exploring it through a world history perspective emphasizes the extent to which societies, including our own, are still reacting to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Themes in World History

  • Sexuality in Medieval Europe

    Doing Unto Others, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Mazo Karras

    Challenging the way the Middle Ages have been treated in general histories of sexuality, Sexuality in Medieval Europe shows how views at the time were conflicted and complicated; there was no single medieval attitude towards sexuality any more than there is one modern attitude. Focusing on marital…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31

  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815

    A Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Francis D. Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring republic. Centering the narrative on the politics…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08

  • A House Divided

    The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Daniel Wells

    Consolidating one of the most complex and multi-faceted eras in American History, this new edition of Jonathan Wells’s A House Divided unifies the broad and varied scholarship on the American Civil War. Amassing a variety of research, this accessible and readable text introduces readers to both the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17