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Paperback. Presents history of global change from 1945 onwards. This title explores therapid changes in the Middle East, the end of apartheid in South Africa and the aims of American foreign policy. It concludes with an epilogue which examines the direction of post-1945 history as the world enters the twenty-first century. Num Pages: 608 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 3JJP; HBG; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
3 Rev Upd
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140268751
ISBN
9780140268751

€ 19.99
€ 15.52

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 257.11

Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 232 x 186 x 23. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Edition
7th Edition
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780205708321
ISBN
9780205708321

€ 68.27

Hardback. Public discourse and everyday life during the last days of Yugoslavia Series: New Anthropologies of Europe. Num Pages: 336 pages, 10 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1D; 1DV; GTB; HBG; HBJD; HBLW; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 29. Weight in Grams: 636.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253356239
ISBN
9780253356239

€ 78.77

Paperback. The Making of Peace studies the difficulties that statesmen have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict. Editor(s): Murray, Williamson; Lacey, Jim. Num Pages: 408 pages, 7 maps. BIC Classification: GTJ; HBG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 548.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
404
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521731935
ISBN
9780521731935

€ 30.99
€ 29.50

Paperback. Empires - vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. This title departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Num Pages: 528 pages, 44 halftones. 34 line illus. BIC Classification: 1QD; HBG; HBJQ; HBL; HBTQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 179 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
unknown
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691152363
ISBN
9780691152363

€ 32.99
€ 28.98

Paperback. Presents the history of British colonial doctrine and its contribution to the emergence of rural development and environmental policies. This work examines the way that development as a framework of ideas and institutional practices emerged out of the strategic engagement between science and the state at the climax of the British Empire. Series Editor(s): Webb, James L. A., Jr. Series: Series in Ecology & History. Num Pages: 408 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; HBG; HBLW; HBTQ; HBTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 26. Weight in Grams: 585.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Ohio University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780821417188
ISBN
9780821417188

€ 35.99
€ 33.09

Paperback. The history and philosophy of the mysterious Cathar religion and its lost treasure. Num Pages: 312 pages, Includes 8-page b&w insert. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLC; HRCS1; HRLP. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 231 x 44. Weight in Grams: 500.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Inner Traditions
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892810901
ISBN
9780892810901

€ 20.99
€ 14.90

Hardcover. The twentieth century witnessed genocides, ethnic cleansing, forced population expulsions, shifting borders, and other disruptions on an unprecedented scale. This book examines the work of memory and the ethics of healing in post authoritarian societies that have experienced state-perpetrated violence. Editor(s): Silberman, Marc; Vatan, Florence. Series: Studies in European Culture and History. Num Pages: 270 pages, 18 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJ; HBG; HBLW; JFFE; JPVR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137343512
ISBN
9781137343512

€ 113.69
€ 110.07

Hardback. Editor(s): Friedeburg, Robert von. Num Pages: 321 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 3H; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; HBG; HBJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 561.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Palgrave USA United States
Number of pages
321
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403934550
ISBN
9781403934550

€ 113.69
€ 110.07

Hardback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLA1; HBW; HD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472418173
ISBN
9781472418173

€ 149.80

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gerritsen, Anne; Riello, Giorgio. Series: Writing History. Num Pages: 352 pages, 86 bw illus. BIC Classification: HBAH; HBG; JFCD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 162 x 236 x 22. Weight in Grams: 664.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472518576
ISBN
9781472518576

€ 119.39

Paperback. The True Story of Conflict from the Falklands to Afghanistan Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 420 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJPN; 3JJPR; 3JMC; HBG; HBLW3; HBW; JWLF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
420
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845298500
ISBN
9781845298500

€ 14.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. In this extraordinary and powerful book, now available in paperback, Fatima Mernissi, one of the most original and distinctive voices in the Islamic world, uncovers a hidden history of women leaders of Islamic states stretching back over fifteen centuries. Num Pages: 240 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1QFM; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBG; JFFK; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 350.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745614199
ISBN
9780745614199

€ 25.14

Paperback. An introduction to a fresh way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time onwards. Beginning with the Big Bang, it views the interaction of the natural world with the arrivals in flora and fauna, including human beings. Series: California World History Library. Num Pages: 672 pages, 8 b/w illustrations, 39 line illustrations, 9 maps, 32 tables. BIC Classification: HBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 155 x 43. Weight in Grams: 892. An Introduction to Big History. Series: California World History Library. 672 pages, Illustrations, maps. An introduction to a fresh way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time onwards. Beginning with the Big Bang, it views the interaction of the natural world with the arrivals in flora and fauna, including human beings. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HBG. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 43. Weight: 874.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
Second Edition, With a New Preface
Number of pages
672
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520271449
ISBN
9780520271449

€ 37.53

Paperback. This source book chronicles the history of the most controversial conflict of the 20th century, beginning with the birth of the Vietnamese communist party in 1930 and ending with the Vietnamese revolution in 1975. The text combines short essays with original documents to illustrate the debate. Series Editor(s): Bennett, Harry. Series: Documents in Contemporary History. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FMV; 1KBB; 3JJ; HBG; HBJF; HBLW; HBWS2; JPS; JWL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 154 x 216 x 13. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719054907
ISBN
9780719054907

€ 20.33

Paperback. A study of the colonial state's imposition of regimes of sexuality, as seen through archives of law, literature and pornography. Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: 1FM; GTB; HBG; HBLL; JFSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822345336
ISBN
9780822345336

€ 25.99
€ 24.53

Paperback. Containing chapters that deal with travel narratives, cosmography, commerce, and medical botany, this book examines how ideas and methods are deployed to make German commentators experts in the overseas world, and how this incorporation established the discoveries as important intellectual, commercial, and scientific developments. Series: Studies in Early Modern German History. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBTB; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Edition
F First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813927343
ISBN
9780813927343

€ 32.24

Paperback. The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the war on the eastern front. But the eventual victory of the Red Army, and the failure of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, was the first defeat of Hitler's territorial ambitions in Europe, and the start of his decline. This book deals with this battle. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141032405
ISBN
9780141032405

€ 14.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. Explores both the benefits and disadvantages of the developments in global communication. The author discusses the annoyance and dangers of BlackBerrys in meeting rooms, hands-free kits in conversation, and using a phone or iPod whilst driving. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: 3JMC; HBG; HBLX; JFFS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141034898
ISBN
9780141034898

€ 18.99
€ 12.88

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