History round-up

September 18, 2008

Empires and Colonies

Author: Jonathan Hart

Edition: First

Publisher: Polity

Pages: 384

Price: £55.00 and £18.99

ISBN 9780745626130 and 6147

Hart, professor of English, comparative literature and history at the University of Alberta, explores the expansion of the empires of Western Europe from the 15th century onward.

A History of the Hellenistic World: 323-30 BC

Author: R. Malcolm Errington

Edition: First

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pages: 368

Price: £55.00 and £19.99

ISBN 9780631233879 and 3886

The author, emeritus professor of ancient history at the University of Marburg, highlights the relationships between Greek city-states and Macedonian monarchies.

The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All

Author: Peter Linebaugh

Edition: First

Publisher: University of California Press

Pages: 376

Price: £14.95

ISBN 9780520247260

Linebaugh, professor of history at the University of Toledo, shows how restraints against tyranny are being abridged as rights once held to be inalienable are laid aside.

American Culture in the 1940s

Author: Jacqueline Foertsch

Edition: First

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Pages: 312

Price: £50.00 and £16.99

ISBN 9780748624126 and 4133

Foertsch, assistant professor in the department of English at the University of North Texas, explores the dominant cultural forms of 1940s America along with key texts, trends and figures.

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