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  • Technology
    Technology (English, Paperback) Daniel R. Headrick

    Today technology has created a world of dazzling progress, growing disparities of wealth and poverty, and looming threats to the environment. Technology: A World History offers an illuminating backdrop to our present moment--a brilliant history of invention around the globe. Historian Daniel R. Headrick ranges from the Stone Age and the beginnings of agriculture to the Industrial Revolution and...

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  • The City
    The City (English, Paperback) Andrew Lees

    The City: A World History depicts the rise of urban centers from the middle of the fourth century BCE to the early twenty-first century. It begins in the ancient Near East, and traces urban growth and its effects throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas.

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  • Iran in World History
    Iran in World History (English, Paperback) Richard Foltz

    One of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations, Iran has long played a central role in human events and continues to do so today. This book traces Iran's long history, as well as its influence on peoples from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, and along the Silk Roads as far as China, from prehistoric times up to the present day.

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  • Genocide
    Genocide (English, Hardback) Norman M. Naimark

    This world history of genocide examines the longue duree of mass murder from the beginning of human history to the present. Cases of genocide are examined as distinct episodes of killing, but in connection with earlier episodes. Communist and anti-communist genocides are considered, as are cases of settler (or colonial) genocide.

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  • Genocide
    Genocide (English, Paperback) Norman M. Naimark

    This world history of genocide examines the longue duree of mass murder from the beginning of human history to the present. Cases of genocide are examined as distinct episodes of killing, but in connection with earlier episodes. Communist and anti-communist genocides are considered, as are cases of settler (or colonial) genocide.

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  • Migration
    Migration (English, Paperback) Michael H. Fisher

    Fisher explores the process of migration chronologically and at levels varying from the migration of an individual community, to larger patterns of the collective movements of major ethnic groups, to the more abstract study of emigration, migration, and immigration.

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  • Iran in World History
    Iran in World History (English, Hardback) Richard Foltz

    One of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations, Iran has long played a central role in human events and continues to do so today. This book traces Iran's long history, as well as its influence on peoples from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, and along the Silk Roads as far as China, from prehistoric times up to the present day.

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  • The Indian Ocean in World History
    The Indian Ocean in World History (English, Paperback) Edward A. Alpers

    The Indian Ocean in World History explores the cultural exchanges that took place in this region from ancient to modern times.

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  • The Silk Road in World History
    The Silk Road in World History (English, Paperback) Xinru Liu

    The ancient trade routes that made up the Silk Road were some of the great conduits of cultural and material exchange in world history. In this intriguing book, Xinru Liu reveals both why and how this long-distance trade in luxury goods emerged in the late third century BCE, following its story through to the Mongol conquest.

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  • The Atlantic in World History
    The Atlantic in World History (English, Paperback) Karen Ordahl Kupperman

    As Europeans began to move into the Atlantic in the late fifteenth century, first encountering islands and then two continents across the sea, they initiated a process that revolutionized the lives of people everywhere. American foods enriched their diets. Furs, precious metals, dyes, and many other products underwrote new luxury trades, and tobacco became the first consumer craze as the price...

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  • Central Asia in World History
    Central Asia in World History (English, Paperback) Peter B. Golden

    This compact book traces the history of the nomadic steppe tribes and sedentary inhabitants of the oasis city-states of Central Asia from pre-history to the present. Golden covers themes of trade, religion, empire, technology, and language as he introduces readers to the people who have inhabitedge this region.

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  • The Family
    The Family (English, Paperback) Mary Jo Maynes, Ann Waltner

    People have always lived in families, but what that means has varied dramatically across time and cultures. The family is not a "natural" phenomenon but an institution with a dynamic history stretching 10,000 years into the past. Mary Jo Maynes and Ann Waltner tell the story of this fundamental unit from the beginnings of domestication and human settlement. They consider the codification of rules...

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  • The World from 1000 BCE to 300 CE
    The World from 1000 BCE to 300 CE (English, Hardback) Stanley M. Burstein

    This book provides the first comprehensive history of Afro-Eurasia during the first millennium BCE and the beginning of the first millennium CE. The history of these 1300 plus years can be summed up in one word: connectivity. The growth in connectivity during this period was marked by increasing political, economic, and cultural interaction throughout the region, and the replacement of the...

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  • The World from 1000 BCE to 300 CE
    The World from 1000 BCE to 300 CE (English, Paperback) Stanley M. Burstein

    This book provides the first comprehensive history of Afro-Eurasia during the first millennium BCE and the beginning of the first millennium CE. The history of these 1300 plus years can be summed up in one word: connectivity. The growth in connectivity during this period was marked by increasing political, economic, and cultural interaction throughout the region, and the replacement of the...

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  • South Asia in World History
    South Asia in World History (English, Hardback) Marc Jason Gilbert

    This book explores how world historical processes, from changes in environment to the movement of peoples and ideas, have shaped and continue to shape the history of South Asia and its place in the wider world.

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    South Asia in World History (English, Paperback) Marc Jason Gilbert

    This book explores how world historical processes, from changes in environment to the movement of peoples and ideas, have shaped and continue to shape the history of South Asia and its place in the wider world.

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  • The City
    The City (English, Hardback) Andrew Lees

    The City: A World History depicts the rise of urban centers from the middle of the fourth century BCE to the early twenty-first century. It begins in the ancient Near East, and traces urban growth and its effects throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas.

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  • Russia in World History
    Russia in World History (English, Paperback) Barbara Alpern Engel, Janet Martin

    A lively introduction to Russia's dramatic history from its origins to the present, this volume concisely describes how its peoples overcame constant challenges, including devastating foreign invasions, to become an ethnically and religiously diverse land empire, the first communist society, and a major world power.

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  • Democracy
    Democracy (English, Paperback) Temma Kaplan

    Focusing on local movements to achieve equal distribution of social, economic, and political rights and natural resources, Democracy examines how ordinary and extraordinary men and women of different cultural and religious backgrounds have formed and attempted to sustain institutions that would permit them to live together in equality and peace.

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  • Mexico in World History
    Mexico in World History (English, Paperback) William H. Beezley

    Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors, Beezley discusses Spain's three-hundred-year colonial rule, foreign invasions and huge territorial losses at the hands of the United States, and conditions in Mexico today.

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