Written by a leading scholar of modern Japan
Uses the themes of modernity and connectivity to examine modern Japanese history
Tells the story of modern Japan without reducing that history to stereotypes or platitudes
Devotes significant a ... 続きを読む
Sweeping, magisterial historical account of Japan from the feudal era to the present day by a leading scholar of Japan
Features a powerful analysis of contemporary Japanese society, politics, and ... 続きを読む
A truly global history of our world—from the emergence of homo sapiens to the twenty-first century.
A richly illustrated introduction to the story of humanity itself.
Explores the peopling of t ... 続きを読む
A high-quality facsimile reproduction of Da Vinci's most significant scientific texts, which will be of interest to both scholars and art enthusiasts
Provides the first serious reconstruction of ... 続きを読む
Fontes Historiae Africanae, New Series: Sources of African History
Albino Manoel Pacheco was sent in 1861-2 to re-establish the Portuguese settlement at Zumbo at a time when Livingstone's Zambesi Expedition was still very active in the region. He wrote an account of ... 続きを読む
'I Hope I Don't Intrude' takes its title from the catch-phrase of the eponymous hero of the 1825 play Paul Pry, which was an immense success on the London stage and then rapidly in New York and around ... 続きを読む
(Dis)connected Empires takes the reader on a global journey to explore the triangle formed during the sixteenth century between the Portuguese empire, the empire of Kotte in Sri Lanka, and the Catholi ... 続きを読む
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517 is one of the most famous events of Western history. It inaugurated the Protestant Reformatio ... 続きを読む