Patterns of World History, Brief Edition: Volume Two: Since 1400

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Worlds of History, Volume 2: A Comparative Reader, Since 1400

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History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil Latin American Literature and Culture

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Léry had undertaken his fascinating and arduous voyage in 1556, as a youthful member of the first Protestant mission to the New World. Janet Whatley.

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Origins of the First World War Seminar Studies

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Origins of the first world war summarizes the policies, issues and crises that brought Europe to war in 1914. History of a Boyage to The Land of Brazil. Concise, accessible and analytical, it is essential introductory reading for all students interested in the origins of the First World War. Examining the strategic and political problems that confronted each of the great powers and the way in which social and economic factors influenced the decision-making process, Martel discusses the position of each power and their place in the system of alliances which dominated international politics.

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Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu

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Columbia University Press #ad - Latin American Studies. Chikamatsu monzaemon 1653-1725 wrote some 130 plays, chiefly for the puppet theater, many of which are still performed today by puppet operators and Kabuki actors. History of a Boyage to The Land of Brazil. Chikamatsu is thought to have written the first major tragedies about the common man.

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Anthropology. The heroes and heroines of theses plays gain their tragic stature from their conflict with society. Janet Whatley. History.

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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

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Familiar images that captivate us with their beauty--but as Timothy Brook shows us, these intimate pictures actually give us a remarkable view of an expanding world. History. The officer's dashing hat is made of beaver fur from north America, and it was beaver pelts from America that financed the voyages of explorers seeking routes to China-prized for the porcelains so often shown in Dutch paintings of this time, including Vermeer's.

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The Moon Is Down

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History. Anthropology. History of a Boyage to The Land of Brazil. Despite axis efforts to suppress it in fascist italy, norwegian, italian and russian; hundreds of thousands of copies circulated throughout Europe, mere possession of the book was punishable by death, The Moon is Down was secretly translated into French, Dutch, Danish, German, Swedish, making it by far the most popular piece of propaganda under the occupation.

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Nobel prize winner john steinbeck’s self-described “celebration of the durability of democracy” had an extraordinary impact as Allied propaganda in Nazi-occupied Europe.

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Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A Companion Reader Vol. 2

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Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A Companion Reader Second Edition Vol. 2

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Discovering the Global Past, Volume II

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The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized within the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Questions to Consider, Background, The Evidence, The Method, and Epilogue. Routledge. History. Used book in Good Condition. Latin American Studies.

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The Meaning of Hitler

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Beginning with hitler’s early life, Sebastian Haffner probes the historical, political, and emotional forces that molded his character. Used book in Good Condition. In examining the inhumanity of a man for whom politics became a substitute for life, his arrested psychological development, his growing obsession with racial extermination, he discusses Hitler’s bizarre relationships with women, his ideological misconceptions, and the murderous rages of his distorted mind.

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