History: World/International History

  • British Routes to India. book cover

    British Routes to India.

    1st Edition

    By Halford Lancaster Hoskins

    First published in 1928, this volume examines the routes to India which originated as a means of communication and casual trading voyages in the late 18th century but which evolved under European imperialism, adding vast significance and definite lines of access alongside economic and social uses…

    Paperback – 2020-09-21 
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  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-07-03 
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  • The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy book cover

    The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth

    Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rand Hoare

    In the 1730s two expeditions set out from Paris on extraordinary journeys; the first was destined for the equatorial region of Peru, the second headed north towards the Arctic Circle. Although the eighteenth century witnessed numerous such adventures, these expeditions were different. Rather than…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The English American: A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648 book cover

    The English American

    A New Survey of the West Indies, 1648, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Gage

    Edited by A.P Newton

    Published in 1928, this exploration of the accounts of missionary Thomas Gage, edited by A.P.Newton, accounts the arduous journey around the Americas that Thomas Gage took to spread Christian teaching.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • The Science of Folk-Lore book cover

    The Science of Folk-Lore

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Haggerty Krappe

    First published in 1930, this volume aimed to provide an overview of folk-lore which contrasted with the Anthropological school. Consciously working in the legacy of Savigny and the Brothers Grimm, the author explored the unrecorded traditions found within popular fiction, custom, belief, magic and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800 book cover

    Families in the Expansion of Europe,1500-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva

    Published in 1998, this volume presents legal, religious and demographic aspects of the transfer of European family organisations to new environments in the overseas colonies, and illustrates the impacts of contact with other ethnic groups. In Africa the focus is on the Cape, the principal area of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Revolutionary Iran: Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process book cover

    Revolutionary Iran

    Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process, 1st Edition

    By Masoud Kamali

    First published in 1998, Revolutionary Iran investigates two major political transformations in the modern history of Iran: the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-09 and the Islamic Revolution 1976-79 and their relation to the modernization of Iran in this century. It addresses a core question: Why…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money: A Global History book cover

    Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Bin Yang

    Originating in the sea, especially in the waters surrounding the low-lying islands of the Maldives, Cypraea moneta (sometimes confused with Cypraea annulus) was transported to various parts of Afro-Eurasia in the prehistoric era, and in many cases, it was gradually transformed into a form of money…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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