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  • A History of Korea by Kyung Moon Hwang
    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 Spain by Simon Barton
    A History of Spain (English, Paperback) Simon Barton

    This expanded new edition has been revised throughout in order to amplify key points. The last chapter brings the story up to date and includes discussion of recent events such as the 2004 Madrid bombings and the 2008 general election. The second edition also features additional maps and figures.

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

    This vivid, multi-dimensional history considers the key cultural, social, political and economic events of Australia's history.

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  • A History of the Pacific Islands by Steven Fischer
    A History of the Pacific Islands (English, Paperback) Steven Fischer

    This wide-ranging study of the Pacific Islands provides a dynamic and provocative account of the peopling of the Pacific, and its broad impact on world history.

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  • A History of France by Joseph Bergin
    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 the Baltic States by Andres Kasekamp
    A History of the Baltic States (English, Paperback) Andres Kasekamp

    In this key textbook, Andres Kasekamp masterfully traces the development of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, from the northern crusades against Europe's last pagans and Lithuania's rise to become one of medieval Europe's largest states, to their incorporation into the Russian Empire and the creation of their modern national identities.

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

    This textbook offers an insightful, introductory overview of the history of American society from its inception right up to present day. With coverage starting at the European Settlement in 1492 right through to the 2016 Presidential Election, this fully revised new edition succinctly depicts the major themes and patterns of American history, thus providing a solid foundation for those wishing to...

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

    Knud Jespersen traces the historical roots of the modern Danish state and Denmark's international position. This revised, updated and expanded new edition features additional material on issues such as the Danish Church, the Enlightenment, cultural history, World War II, current NATO debates and the 2006 'cartoon crisis'.

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  • The History of Venezuela by H. Michael Tarver
    The History of Venezuela (English, Paperback) H. Michael Tarver, Julia C. Frederick

    With an upcoming election, Chávez's involvement with U.S. oil exports, and the country becoming a leader of an increasingly united South America, this volume provides necessary background information to understand how Venezuela became what it is today....

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  • The History of Central America by Thomas Lee Pearcy
    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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  • The History of Chile by John L. Rector
    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 Italy by Claudia Baldoli
    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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  • The History of Armenia by Simon Payaslian
    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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  • A History of Poland by Anita J. Prazmowska
    A History of Poland (English, Paperback) Anita J. Prazmowska

    "Anita Prazmowska provides a wide-ranging survey of Poland's history, from early settlements, through the establishment of the Kingdom of Poland, to the present day modern state. This expanded second edition has been revised throughout in the light of the latest research, and brings the story right up to date. A new Bibliography also features"--Provided by publisher.

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  • A History of Greece by Nicholas Doumanis
    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 the United States by Philip Jenkins
    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 Southern Africa by Alois S. Mlambo
    A History of Southern Africa (English, Paperback) Alois S. Mlambo, Neil Parsons

    From early human civilisation to today, this book illuminates the history of southern Africa. Interweaving social, cultural and political history, archaeology, anthropology and environmentalism, Neil Parsons and Alois Mlambo provide an engaging account of the region's varied past. Placing African voices and agency at centre stage rather than approaching the subject through a colonial lens, A...

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  • A History of Australia by Mark Peel
    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 the Baltic States by Andres Kasekamp
    A History of the Baltic States (English, Paperback) Andres Kasekamp

    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 incorporation into the Russian Empire and the creation of their modern national identities.

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  • A History of Israel by Ahron Bregman
    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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