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Medieval Europe a short history

By: Bennett, Judith M. and C. Warren Hollister

Price: $43.78

Publisher: Boston, McGraw-Hill: 2006

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 979


Medieval Europe introduces today's students to the medieval roots of our own society. In an accessible and engaging narrative, it tells how the peoples of medieval Europe built, understood, and changed their world. Never losing sight of the neighboring civilizations of Byzantium and Islam, it has its feet firmly planted in the medieval West, from whence it gives ample consideration to such subjects as women's lives, Jewish communities, ordinary people, and the experience... View more info

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Anchor: 2004

Seller ID: 80


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The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire

By: Clarke, Peter

Price: $4.99

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Seller ID: 1452


Peter Clarke's book is the first to analyse in detail the losing hand that Britain was dealt in the last year of World War Two, and then to see how that hand was played over the next two years by Churchill's successors. It makes superb use of the copious letters and diaries now available of the major participants and many involved observers, to show how decisions were taken and received. Not least, it analyses dispassionately the role of the USA: how Roosevelt and his su... View more info

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The Rise of the Spanish American Empire The Indespensable History of the New World's First Colonial Empire

By: Madariaga, Salvador De

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1965

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 703


There is a popular idea that Spanish colonial rule in the Americas was always brutal and tyrannical. Salvador de Madariaga challenges that view. In this thoroughly absorbing history, he champions the old empire of Spain on the grounds that, essentially, it was "solid and sound." View more info