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The Vikings

by Neil Price

|This title releases April 7, 2017

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The Vikings provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the complex world of the early medieval Scandinavians. In the space of less than 300 years from the late eighth to the late eleventh centuries CE, people from what are now Norway, Sweden and Denmark…

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Over the centuries the Vietnamese have beenboth colonizers themselves and the victims of colonization by others. Their country expanded, shrunk, split and sometimes disappeared, often under circumstances far beyond their control. Despite these often overwhelming…

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From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo and Chinese David vases believed to be the oldest example of blue and white porcelain to the US Constitution and the Mayan Dresden codex, the oldest book written in the Americas, History of…

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Mathew Kuefler has created a unique sourcebook that crosses all continents and transcends historical periods. Ancient, medieval, and modern voices from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas offer their opinions on topics from love and marriage to patriarchy and…

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Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2 nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history over the past two centuries. Adopts a…

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At 1:00 p.m. on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was pronounced dead, the victim of a sniper attack during his motorcade through Dallas. That may be the only fact generally agreed upon in the vast literature spawned by the assassination. National…

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Characterized by global war, political revolution and national crises, the period between 1914 and 1945 was one of the most horrifying eras in the history of the West. A noted scholar of modern German history , Heinrich August Winkler examines how and why Germany…

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Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the…

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Absolutely unique in its presentational style, Vancouver: A Visual History is a delightful and important book. This stunning, full-colour historical atlas brings to life Vancouver's first fourteen decades, beginning with a map of the 1850s depicting the land…

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Japan: A Short Cultural History was first published in 1931 by the Cresset Press in London and D. Appleton in New York. Writing in the Journal of American Oriental Society in 1959, Edwin O. Reischauer, Harvard professor and leading scholar in Japanese history and…

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Winner of the Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing, the BC Book Prizes' Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award, and the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia. Over 900…