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
1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War One, David Stevenson, ... 続きを読む
The centenary of the start of World War One in 1914 provides an opportunity to assess the role and impact of conflict in the history of the last century, and also to consider how warfare has changed. ... 続きを読む
Many histories of science have been written, but A New History of the Humanities offers the first overarching history of the humanities from Antiquity to the present. There are already historical stud ... 続きを読む
Global in scope, William McNeill's widely acclaimed one-volume history emphasizes the four Old World civilizations of the Middle East, India, China, and Europe, paying particular attention to their in ... 続きを読む
Offers a concise history of air warfare, analysing its influence on wars, campaigns and conflicts from the pre-WW1 period to today and beyond
Considers how military operations from the air impact ... 続きを読む
In accessible language supported by prolific illustrations and primary sources, Wiesner-Hanks covers the age of exploration from Europe into Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. Quotes fro ... 続きを読む
Arabs and Empires before Islam collates nearly 250 translated extracts from an extensive array of ancient sources which, from a variety of different perspectives, illuminate the history of the Arabs b ... 続きを読む
The rise of terrorism and fundamentalism in recent times has brought about phenomenal changes in global politics. These call for a new, bold, and imaginative statecraft from world leaders. Underlinin ... 続きを読む
In 1842 Heinrich Heine, the German poet, wrote that the bourgeoisie, 'obsessed by a nightmare apprehension of disaster' and 'an instinctive dread of communism', were driven against their better instin ... 続きを読む