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A History of the Pacific Islands
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Steven Roger Fischer
Palgrave Macmillan

This wide-ranging study of the Pacific Islands provides a dynamic and provocative account of the peopling of the Pacific, and its broad impact on world...


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A History of the British Isles
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Jeremy Black
Palgrave Macmillan

From earliest times to the present day, Jeremy Black explores the rich history of the whole of the British Isles and how they have achieved their current...


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A History of the Low Countries
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Paul Arblaster
Palgrave Macmillan

This successful text remains the sole historical survey of the Benelux area to be written in English. Arblaster describes the full sweep of the history of the...


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A History of the United States
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Philip Jenkins
Palgrave Macmillan

Philip Jenkins explores the central developments in American history from the fifteenth century to the present day. This highly readable and authoritative...


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A History of Australia
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Mark Peel and Christina Twomey
Palgrave Macmillan

For tens of thousands of years, humans have imagined, visited and inhabited Australia as a place in which to make a future. From the first explorers, who...


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A History of Poland
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Anita J. Prazmowska
Palgrave Macmillan

Anita Prazmowska provides a wide-ranging survey of Poland's history, from early settlements, through the establishment of the Kingdom of Poland, to the present...


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A History of China
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John A.G. Roberts
Palgrave Macmillan

It has been said that the twenty-first century will be China's century. Such a remark highlights the importance of being informed about China's long and...


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A History of Denmark
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Knud J. V. Jespersen
Palgrave Macmillan

Knud Jespersen traces the historical roots of the modern Danish state and Denmark's international position. This revised, updated and expanded new edition...


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A History of India
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Peter Robb
Palgrave Macmillan

This fresh and up-to-date interpretation of India's rich and extraordinary history, written by a leading authority in the field, explores themes in ancient,...


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A History of Korea
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Kyung Moon Hwang
Palgrave Macmillan

A concise, lively history of Korea, which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the ancient era through to the jarring transformation that resulted...


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A History of the Baltic States
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Andres Kasekamp
Palgrave Macmillan

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania experienced a sequence of foreign regimes, including Nazism and communism, before recovering their independence and joining the...


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A History of Greece
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Nicholas Doumanis
Palgrave Macmillan

Drawing on the latest research into ancient, medieval and modern history, this single-volume traces the history of Greek culture and societies from the Bronze...


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A History of Italy
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Claudia Baldoli
Palgrave Macmillan

Intertwining the history of art, literature, food, music and religion, Baldoli explores Italy's history from the Middle Ages to the present. The book offers an...


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A History of Spain
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Simon Barton
Palgrave Macmillan

Simon Barton provides a highly readable and up-to-date analysis of the historical development of Spain from its origins to modern times. Today, as Spain has...


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The History of Havana
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Dick Cluster and Rafael Hernández
Palgrave Macmillan

This is the first comprehensive history of the culturally diverse city, and the first to be co-authored by a Cuban and an American. Beginning with the founding...


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The History of Armenia
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Simon Payaslian
Palgrave Macmillan

A timely and concise overview of Armenian history


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The History of Latin America
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Marshall C. Eakin
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

This narrative history of Latin America surveys five centuries in less than five hundred pages.  The first third of the book moves from the Americas before...


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The History of Venezuela
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H. Micheal Tarver and Julia C. Frederick
Palgrave Macmillan Trade

With an upcoming election, Chávez's involvement with U.S. oil exports, and the country becoming a leader of an increasingly united South America, this volume...


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The History of Central America
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Thomas L. Pearcy
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Central America is an extraordinarily beautiful part of the world, with sweeping panoramic vistas of tropical vegetation, towering mountains, and striking...


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A History of Germany
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Peter Wende
Palgrave Macmillan

Even a brief glance at the maps of what has, or might have, been called Germany through the ages reveals a kaleidoscope of alterations in shape and...


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A History of Russia
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Roger Bartlett
Palgrave Macmillan

A concise history of Russia from its beginnings in Kiev Rus through to the twenty-first century.


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The History of Chile
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John L. Rector
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A colorful history of Chile from prehistoric times to the present


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The History of Cuba
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Clifford L. Staten
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A narrative history of Cuba from prehistoric times to the present.


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The History of Argentina
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Daniel K. Lewis
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Argentina is a country of enormous potential and challenging problems. In recent decades, violence and military dictatorships have upset the political system,...


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A History of Israel
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Ahron Bregman
Palgrave Macmillan

This book examines Israel's turbulent history from the first Zionist Congress in 1897 to the present day.


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