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The History of the World in 100 Pandemics, Plagues and Epidemics

This revelatory book charts and explains the impact and consequences of successive pandemics, plagues and epidemics on the course of world history - all through the lens of today's ongoing global experience of COVID 19.

Sword of Empire: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas From Columbus to Cortés, 1492-1529

Sword of Empire: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas from Columbus to Cortés, 1492-1529 is, by design, an approachable and accessible history of some of the most life-altering events in the story of man. Chipman examines the contributions of Christopher Columbus and Hernando Cortes in creating the foundations of the Spanish Empire in North America.

The American War in Afghanistan: A History

The first authoritative history of American's longest war by one of the world's leading scholar-practitioners.

Ancient Egypt: Facts and Fictions

Comprising a unique collection of primary sources, this book critically examines several topics relating to ancient Egypt that are of high interest to readers but about which misconceptions abound.

Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings

The definitive history of the Vikings -- from arts and culture to politics and cosmology -- by a distinguished archaeologist with decades of expertise

The World of Plymouth Plantation

The World of Plymouth Plantation recovers the sense of real life there and sets the colony properly within global history.

Freedom Roots: Histories from the Caribbean

Dubois and Turits reveal how the region's most vital transformations have been ignited in the conflicts over competing visions of land. While the powerful sought a Caribbean awash in plantations for the benefit of the few, countless others anchored their quest for freedom in small-farming and counter-plantation economies, at times succeeding against all odds.