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  • A History of the Baltic States
    A History of the Baltic States (English, Paperback) Andres Kasekamp

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have been the battleground for neighbouring powers and the site of intense rivalry, but also interaction, between East and West. A History of the Baltic States masterfully traces the development of these three Baltic countries, from the northern crusades against Europe's last pagans, and Lithuania's rise to become one of medieval Europe's largest states, to their...

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  • A History of the United States
    A History of the United States (English, Paperback) Philip Jenkins

    This succinct account of the United States' history gives a clear, introductory overview of the nation from European settlement in 1492 through colonial times, the Revolution, Western expansion, slavery, the Civil War and the wars of the 20th century.

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  • A History of Spain
    A History of Spain (English, Paperback) Simon Barton

    Spain is different' was for a long time the explanation proffered by historians when they sought to explain the course of the nation's exceptionally rich and varied history.

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  • A History of France
    A History of France (English, Paperback) Joseph Bergin

    Few modern countries can boast of such a lengthy history as France, whose distinctive shape has been a key feature of the successive stages of European history during the past millennium.

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  • A History of Ireland
    A History of Ireland (English, Paperback) Mike Cronin, Liam O'Callaghan

    A History of Ireland explores the story of Ireland from the 12th century to the present day. This new edition has been revised, updated and expanded to take into account the latest scholarship and major recent political, economic, social, and cultural events.

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  • A History of Australia
    A History of Australia (English, Paperback) Mark Peel, Christina Twomey

    A History of Australia weaves together a vivid, multi-dimensional history that considers key cultural, social, political and economic events and issues within the wider global context.

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  • A History of the British Isles
    A History of the British Isles (English, Paperback) Jeremy Black

    This book tells the story of a group of islands, their peoples, and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world. Concise and authoritative, it provides a balanced and absorbing narrative of an extraordinary shared past, with equal attention paid to England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

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  • A History of Australia
    A History of Australia (English, Paperback) Mark Peel, Christina Twomey

    From the first explorers to present-day Australians, via the great migrations of the centuries in between, Australia's story has been shaped by movement and mobility. This cultural, political and social history offers a clear chronological narrative which brings to life the ideas, hopes and journeys of Australia's past and present.

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  • A History of Greece
    A History of Greece (English, Paperback) Nicholas Doumanis

    Greek-speaking people have occupied the Aegean region continuously since the Bronze Age, while Greek culture has been a feature of the Eastern Mediterranean dating back to the Age of Alexander.

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  • A History of Denmark
    A History of Denmark (English, Paperback) Knud J.V. Jespersen

    The history of modern Denmark is essentially the story of how a once extensive and diverse empire slowly fragmented under the changing circumstances of the times.

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  • A History of Poland
    A History of Poland (English, Paperback) Anita J. Prazmowska

     

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  • A History of Korea
    A History of Korea (English, Paperback) Kyung Moon Hwang

    A concise, lively history of Korea, which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the ancient era through to the jarring transformation that resulted in two distinctive trajectories through the modern world. This new edition of a successful text brings it up-to-date with the latest scholarship and developments in Korea's history.

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  • A History of Russia
    A History of Russia (English, Paperback) Professor Roger Bartlett

    A concise history of Russia from its beginnings in Kiev Rus through to the twenty-first century.

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  • The History of Chile
    The History of Chile (English, Paperback) John L. Rector

    A colorful history of Chile from prehistoric times to the present

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  • A History of the United States
    A History of the United States (English, Paperback) Philip Jenkins

    This established introductory text provides a lucid, authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. In this revised and updated new edition, Jenkins reviews the 2008 presidential election, the economic crisis and recent environmental issues.

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  • A History of Italy
    A History of Italy (English, Paperback) Claudia Baldoli

    Offering a way into each period of Italian history, the book brings Italy's past to life with extracts from poetry, novels and music. Drawing on the latest research published in English and Italian, this is the ideal introduction for all those interested in Italy's cultural and social past and its significance for the country's present.

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  • A History of Israel
    A History of Israel (English, Paperback) Ahron Bregman

    A History of Israel examines Israel's turbulent history from the first Zionist Congress of 1897 to the present day.

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  • The History of Armenia
    The History of Armenia (English, Paperback) Simon Payaslian

    There is a great deal of interest in the history of Armenia since its renewed independence in the 1990s and the ongoing debate about the genocide - an interest that informs the strong desire of a new generation of Armenian Americans to learn more about their heritage and has led to greater solidarity in the community.

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  • The History of Central America
    The History of Central America (English, Paperback) Thomas Lee Pearcy

    Presents a concise history of the seven nations of Central America, covering the early history of the region, the evolution of the countries from provinces to independent nations, relations with the United States, and developments during the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century. Original.

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  • History of Germany
    History of Germany (English, Paperback) Peter Wende

    Though there are elements of continuity, the history of Germany has been the history of nearly constant change.In this concise introduction to Germany's fascinating past, Peter Wende provides an approachable historical interpretation of the key periods and turning points from Roman times to the present.

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