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  • The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia

    The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia
    av William Mahoney

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313363054

    This survey of Czech and Slovak history traces the development of two neighboring peoples through the creation of a common Czechoslovakian state in 1918 to the founding of the independent Czech and Slovak Republics in 1993 and beyond.The History of…

  • The History of Ethiopia

    The History of Ethiopia
    av Saheed A. Adejumobi

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313322730

    This engaging and informative historical narrative provides an excellent introduction to the history of Ethiopia from the classical era through the modern age. The acute historical analysis contained in this volume allows readers to critically inter…

  • The History of Somalia

    The History of Somalia
    av Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313378577

    This book vividly depicts Somalia from its pre-colonial period to the present day, documenting the tumultuous history of a nation that has faced many challenges.Somalia is a nation with a history that stretches back more than ten millennia to the be…

  • The History of Sweden

    The History of Sweden
    av Byron J. Nordstrom

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313312588

    For many Americans, Sweden used to conjure images of Viking raiders and settlers. By contrast, contemporary Sweden is one of the world's most advanced nations in terms of politics, social welfare, gender equality, standard of living, technology, the…

  • The History of Argentina, 2nd Edition

    The History of Argentina, 2nd Edition
    av Daniel K. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698603

    Presenting an accessible introduction to Argentina's complex history, this book enables readers to better understand how Argentina's history follows and diverges from other South American nations.This second edition of The History of Argentina provi…

  • The History of Bulgaria

    The History of Bulgaria
    av Frederick B. Chary

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313384462

    This comprehensive overview of the history of Bulgaria covers events in this important Balkan nation from its 9th-century origins in the first Bulgarian Empire through the present day.Now an Eastern European leader in the fields of science and techn…

  • The History of Central America

    The History of Central America
    av Thomas L. Pearcy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313322938

    Central America is an extraordinarily beautiful part of the world, with sweeping panoramic vistas of tropical vegetation, towering mountains, and striking ethnic and racial diversity. This tropical paradise has a history as diverse as its people and…

  • The History of Holland

    The History of Holland
    av Mark T. Hooker

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306587

    Holland was once a superpower upon whose empire the sun never set. Today it is on the leading edge of social change. This history of Holland, from its earliest beginnings to the present day, provides the most up-to-date survey of modern Dutch histor…

  • The History of Venezuela, 2nd Edition

    The History of Venezuela, 2nd Edition
    av H. Micheal Tarver

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440857737

    An indispensable resource for readers interested in Venezuelan history, this book analyzes Venezuela's economic crisis through the context of its political and social history.For decades, the economy of Venezuela has depended on petroleum. As a cons…

  • The History of Greece

    The History of Greece
    av Elaine Thomopoulos

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313375118

    This complete history of Greece documents ancient times to the present, giving specific attention to its emergence as a modern European nation after the destruction, disease, and death Greece suffered during World War II and the subsequent civil war…

  • The History of Singapore

    The History of Singapore
    av Jean Abshire

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313377426

    This book overviews Singapore's fascinating history from the precolonial era to the present, examining this wealthy island nation from economic, political, cultural, and social perspectives.Singapore is a dominant player in the global economy, servi…

  • The History of Peru

    The History of Peru
    av Daniel Masterson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313340727

    For centuries, Peru's coast, mountains, and jungles have served as the grounds for bustling civilizations, including the Incan Empire. This exciting and comprehensive volume covers social life and culture, political practices, economics, and interna…

  • The History of New Zealand

    The History of New Zealand
    av Tom Brooking

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313323560

    Chronicles the history of this South Pacific island nation from its earliest Maori settlers to the present, covering its geography, key figures, intertribal relations, the effects of European contact, and its prospects for the future.

  • The History of Ghana

    The History of Ghana
    av Roger S. Gocking

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313318948

    Gocking provides a historical overview of Ghana from the emergence of precolonial states through increasing contact with Europeans that led to the establishment of formal colonial rule by Great Britian at the end of the 19th century. Colonial rule t…

  • The History of Sri Lanka

    The History of Sri Lanka
    av Patrick Peebles

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313332050

    Sri Lanka-an island nation located in the Indian Ocean- has a population of approximately 19 million. Despite its diminuative size, however, Sri Lanka has a long and complex history. The diversity of its people has led to ethnic, religious, and poli…

  • The History of Myanmar

    The History of Myanmar
    av William J. Topich

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313357244

    This text provides a thorough examination of the history of Myanmar from Neolithic times to the present.Myanmar has experienced a seemingly endless series of conquerors, dating from prehistoric times through the reign of Kublai Khan's Mongol forces…

  • The History of Italy

    The History of Italy
    av Charles L. Killinger

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313314834

    What is Italy? In 1814 Austrian Chancellor M. de Metternich dismissed it as a mere "geographical expression," because political control of the peninsula had long been divided among self-governing cities, possessions of foreign dynasties, and the Vat…

  • The History of Vietnam

    The History of Vietnam
    av Justin Corfield

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313341939

    Everyone knows Vietnam for its turbulent environment during the second half of the 20th century, but few know that archaeologists believe that civilization there existed as far back as the Bronze Age. Vietnam's history runs rampant with clashing dyn…

  • The History of Israel

    The History of Israel
    av Arnold Blumberg

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313302244

    Every school and public library should update its resources on the history of Israel with this engagingly written and succinct narrative history from biblical times through 1997. This readable history, based on the most recent scholarship, provides…

  • The History of Great Britain

    The History of Great Britain
    av Anne B. Rodrick

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313319686

    The very idea of Britain has changed with the gain and loss of empire, the assimilation and devolution of various portions of the country, and the introduction and then dismantling of a welfare state that was nothing short of revolutionary in the wa…

  • The History of Australia

    The History of Australia
    av Frank G. Clarke

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313314988

    Australian history has been written for over two centuries beginning with European explorers and colonists attempting to convey something of the complexity of the strange upside-down world they encountered in the southern hemisphere. Of course, abor…

  • The History of Cuba, 2nd Edition

    The History of Cuba, 2nd Edition
    av Clifford L. Staten

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698412

    A thorough examination of the history of Cuba, focusing primarily on the period from the revolution in 1959 to the present day.This historical overview connects significant events from Cuba's past with the country's current social and political chan…

  • The History of China, 2nd Edition

    The History of China, 2nd Edition
    av David Curtis Wright

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313377488

    This book presents an informative introduction to China's past and present, from traditional accounts of its beginnings more than 3,000 years ago to its modern emergence as a first-world nation.As Chinese society and culture evolves on a seemingly d…

  • The History of Syria

    The History of Syria
    av John A., III Shoup

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440858345

    Syria is a country in turmoil, making headlines almost daily with news about its violent civil war and refugee crisis.This one-volume addition to the Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations series focuses on the events in the history of Syria from…

  • The History of Puerto Rico

    The History of Puerto Rico
    av Lisa Pierce Flores

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313354182

    This book offers a concise yet comprehensive history of Puerto Rico, from the reign of Taino Indians through its centuries as a Spanish colony to its present-day standing as a thriving economic force in Latin America with a unique and ever-evolving…

  • The History of Saudi Arabia, 2nd Edition

    The History of Saudi Arabia, 2nd Edition
    av Wayne H. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698764

    The revised edition of this comprehensive survey follows the political, military, religious, economic, and diplomatic history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from pre-Muhammad times to the present day.With its huge oil reserves and notoriety regardin…

  • The History of Nigeria

    The History of Nigeria
    av Toyin Falola

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306822

    Presents a history of Nigeria from its earliest beginnings to the present, discussing its geography, political institutions, economic structure, culture, and ethnic groups.

  • The History of Iraq

    The History of Iraq
    av Courtney Hunt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313334146

    Since the early 1990s, Iraq (and its former dictator, Saddam Hussein) has been a fixture in Western media. However, few American adults know or understand the rich cultural history or the political forces that have shaped modern Iraq. As the future…

  • The History of Cambodia

    The History of Cambodia
    av Justin Corfield

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313357220

    Includes narrative histories that provide a chronological examination of the political, cultural, philosophical, social, and religious continuities in each nation's long rich history.

  • The History of Japan, 2nd Edition

    The History of Japan, 2nd Edition
    av Louis G. Perez

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313364426

    Louis G. Perez revisits Japan's turbulent past and recent events in the past decade and 21st Century in this revised and fully expanded second edition of The History of Japan, a must-have for all high school and public libraries. This essential reso…

  • The History of Poland, 2nd Edition

    The History of Poland, 2nd Edition
    av M. B. B. Biskupski

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440862250

    This book is an engaging explanation of the complicated history of Poland, one of the least well-known countries in Europe.Poland, which has one of the strongest economies in the European Union, has faced significant turmoil throughout the years. En…

  • The History of Egypt, 2nd Edition

    The History of Egypt, 2nd Edition
    av Glenn E. Perry

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610699136

    Providing a valuable resource for readers seeking information on all periods of Egyptian history, this book covers Egypt starting from ancient times and continuing through the medieval Islamic period to focus on the events of the last 100 years, inc…

  • The History of Korea, 2nd Edition

    The History of Korea, 2nd Edition
    av Djun Kil Kim

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610695817

    This revised edition examines North and South Korea's political, socio-economic, and cultural history from the Neolithic period to the early 21st century, including issues of recent political unrest and preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics.Kore…

  • The History of South Africa, 2nd Edition

    The History of South Africa, 2nd Edition
    av Roger B. Beck

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610695268

    South Africa's history stretches back to the beginnings of human existence. This book provides an overview to South Africa's multiple millennia of history, covering its long and often troubled past to its current status in the 21st century.A newly r…

  • The History of El Salvador

    The History of El Salvador
    av Christopher M. White

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313349287

    Plagued by political instability, economic hardships, and massacres of innocent men, women, and children, El Salvador has fought for freedom throughout the centuries. No other reference source captures the suffering and adversities this ever-evolvin…

  • The History of Indonesia

    The History of Indonesia
    av Steven Drakeley

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313331145

    Culturally and politically, Indonesia is one of the more complex countries in the world, with 336 ethnic groups speaking 583 languages and dialects. It is only recently that these people have been contained within one political framework. Throughout…

  • The History of Great Britain, 2nd Edition

    The History of Great Britain, 2nd Edition
    av Anne B. Rodrick

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440862748

    This addition to The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations provides an updated, clear, and concise history of Great Britain that will be of value to undergraduates and to a general readershipThis updated and expanded volume serves as an introduc…

  • The History of the Central Asian Republics

    The History of the Central Asian Republics
    av Peter L. Roudik

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313340130

    Central Asia's long and complicated history is teeming with diverse cultures and traditions. The nations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan have served as a major cultural crossroad throughout the millennia, with man…

  • The History of Libya

    The History of Libya
    av Bukola A. Oyeniyi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440856068

    Covers Libyan history from the prehistoric period through the Phoenician, Roman, and Islamic/Ottoman periods to Italian colonization, independence, and the 2011 uprising and civil war.Libya experienced its own Arab Spring in February of 2011, ultima…

  • The History of Ukraine

    The History of Ukraine
    av Paul Kubicek

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313349201

    Ukraine's struggle for a national identity plagued this former Soviet Union state long before the Cold War shook the world. Its central location between Eastern Europe and Western Asia invited many different cultures to settle the land, ultimately p…

  • The History of Honduras

    The History of Honduras
    av Thomas M. Leonard

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313363030

    This book provides a political and cultural history of Honduras, covering the era of the Mayan and Lenca civilizations to today's current political strife.Honduras has suffered both political trauma and natural disasters throughout its history. In 1…

  • The History of Thailand

    The History of Thailand
    av Patit Paban Mishra

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313340918

    The book provides a clear portrayal of Thailand's culture and society, and explains its significance in the history of human civilization, its strategic geographic location, and its attraction as a tourist destination.Thailand is a fascinating count…

  • The History of Congo

    The History of Congo
    av Didier Gondola

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313316968

    This book begins with a survey of Congo's early history, when diverse peoples such as the Luba, the Kuba, and the Nilotic inhabited the area, and continues by tracing the country's history through the Belgian period of colonization and the dictators…

  • The History of Finland

    The History of Finland
    av Jason E. Lavery

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313328374

    Finland has occupied the political, religious, cultural and economic border between eastern and western Europe since prehistoric times. Despite its peripheral location, the country has found itself in the mainstream of developments that created mode…

  • The History of Portugal

    The History of Portugal
    av James M. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313311062

    This informative, concise, and engagingly written work provides the most up-to-date history of Portugal, current through 1999, and gives a full picture of the political, social, cultural, and economic influences that shaped the history of Portugal.…

  • The History of Chile, 2nd Edition

    The History of Chile, 2nd Edition
    av John L. Rector

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440863721

    This accessible chapter book, ideal for students and general readers alike, examines the political, social, and cultural history of Chile.Updated and revised from its 2003 edition, The History of Chile serves as a foundational text for those studyin…

  • The History of Costa Rica

    The History of Costa Rica
    av Monica A. Rankin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313379444

    Concise yet thorough, this engaging book provides an overview of the unique history of an increasingly important Central American nation.The History of Costa Rica provides a thorough, straightforward narrative of a Central American country that has…

  • The History of France, 2nd Edition

    The History of France, 2nd Edition
    av W. Scott Haine

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440863820

    Few nations have such a long and rich history as France. This indispensible volume covers political, economic, and cultural milestones throughout its long and fascinating history.From Gothic cathedrals to rap and hip-hop, France is at the intersecti…

  • The History of Iceland

    The History of Iceland
    av Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313376207

    Based upon the most recent research, this thought-provoking, up-to-date survey of the history of Iceland provides unique insight into the challenges facing a small nation in a globalized world.In more recent times, Iceland has faced other major chal…

  • The History of Afghanistan, 2nd Edition

    The History of Afghanistan, 2nd Edition
    av Meredith L. Runion

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610697774

    This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan.For centuries, Afghanistan has endured control by a gamut of political regimes as a result…