2263 books (114 pages) in this category
by JOHN GRAFTON (ED.)
This book of over 400 illustrations is a vast pictorial sourcebook and informal history of the American Revolution. Chosen from contemporary sources and the best material of the last two hundred years, these illustrations include major battles ...
by Alan Taylor
by HARRY G SUMMERS
""A masterful analysis of the strategy, or lack thereof, in the Vietnam War ... a book that every policy maker in Washington should absorb."" - Max Cleland, Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRequired reading at The National, Naval, and Air War ...
by ERIC SLOANE
A compilation of engrossing facts and anecdotes vitalized by author Eric Sloane's own pen, this book captures the living legacy of America as seen in ""the things that were."" According to Sloane, American Yesterday explores ""our national attic
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
by Russell Shorto
WEH Stanner, Aboriginal Australia and Anthropology
by Melinda Hinkson
WEH Stanner was a public intellectual whose work reached beyond the walls of the academy, and he remains a highly significant figure in Aboriginal affairs and Australian anthropology. He contributed much to public understandings of the Dreaming ...
The bombing of Darwin, February 1942
by Peter Grose
Special 75th anniversary edition of the compelling and very human story of the first foreign assault on Australian soil since settlement - the attack on Darwin by the Japanese in February, 1942. ...
by EMMA GOLDMAN
In the 1890s and for years thereafter, America reverberated with the name of the ""notorious Anarchist,"" feminist, revolutionist, and agitator, Emma Goldberg. A Russian Jewish immigrant at the age of 17, she moved by her own efforts from ...
by Barry Cunliffe
For 2500 years the Celts have continued to fascinate those who have come into contact with them, yet their origins have remained a mystery and even today are the subject of heated debate among historians and archaeologists. In this engaging ...
by NUMA DENIS FUSTEL DE COULANGES
With this influential study, French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges initiated a new approach to Greek and Roman city organisation. Fustel de Coulanges' 1864 masterpiece, La Cit antique, drew upon physical evidence as well as ancient ...
by HERBERT J. SPINDEN
From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the ""Middle"" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian
by EVA WILSON
The timeless simplicity, elegance, and clarity of Egyptian design are clearly evident in this album of over 400 copyright-free illustrations. Spanning more than 3,000 years of arts and crafts in the land of the Pharaohs, the designs have been ...
by MARY G. HOUSTON
Clothing was hardly a practical necessity in North Africa and what is today the Middle East. Often a luxury item in these warm, humid climates, it became more essential as people's lives improved socially and economically. But even then, the ...
by Paul Cartledge
by David Sansone
The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, ...
by Emily Kearns
Ancient Greek Religion: Historical Sources in Translation presents a wide range of documents relating to the religious world of the ancient Greeks from the earliest surviving literature to around the end of the fourth century BCE. Presents a ...
by Philip Hardie
Kings, Cults and Conquests at the Time of Jesus
by Selina O'Grady
And Man Created God is a sweeping exploration of the religions of the world at the time of Jesus: this is popular history at its best. ...
by Beth A. Griech-Polelle
Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust surveys the history of the Holocaust whilst demonstrating the pivotal importance of the historical tradition of anti-Semitism and the power of discriminatory language in relation to the Nazi-led persecution of the
by ABERHART LAURENCE
In almost every town you care to visit in either New Zealand or Australia you will find a memorial to those killed in the Great War of 19141918. These memorials were commissioned and built in the years shortly after the conflict, by communities,