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Africa in World History
HK$ 720.00
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Provides a view of African history in the wider context of world history.Africa in World History is the first comprehensive survey to illustrate how Africans have influenced regions beyond their continent’s borders; how they have been influenced from the outside and how internal African developments can be compared to those elsewhere in the world. By identifying and presenting key debates within the field of African history; this volume encourages students to confront the many oversimplified myths regarding Africa and its people.Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchaseMySearchLab at no extra charge; please visit www.MySearchLab.com or use ISBN: 9780205098491.
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The Roman History
HK$ 143.00
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Augustus Caesar; the first emperor of Rome (27 BC AD 14); brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage civil war. This selection from Cassius Dio's Roman History gives the fullest description of that long struggle and ultimate triumph
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OCR GCSE Modern World History
HK$ 416.00
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Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. An OCR specific edition of the best selling textbook for GCSE Modern World History. It comprehensive
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The History Book
HK$ 249.00
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Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mande
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The Houses of History
HK$ 329.00
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The houses of history is a clear; jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians. This innovative critical reader provides accessible introductions to fourteen schools of thought; from the empiricist to the postcolonia
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Crime; Reason and History
HK$ 1,396.00
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Many books seek to explain the general principles of the criminal law. Crime; Reason and History stands out and alone as a book that critically and concisely analyses these principles and comes up with a different viewpoint: that the law is shaped by soci
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Europe and the People without History
HK$ 422.00
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Offering insight and equal consideration into the societies of the ''civilized'' and ''uncivilized'' world; ''Europe and the People Without History'' deftly explores the historical trajectory of so-called modern globalization. In this foundational text about th
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Empires in World History
HK$ 391.00
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Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a remark
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Critical Terms for Art History
HK$ 447.00
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''Art'' has always been contested terrain; whether the object in question is a medieval tapestry or Duchamp's ''Fountain.'' But questions about the categories of ''art'' and ''art history'' acquired increased urgency during the 1970s; when new developments in cri
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Public History
HK$ 428.00
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Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching; learning; and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past; and tho
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American Revolution : A Concise History
HK$ 186.00
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Each book offers a thorough; authoratative overview of a key historical event or era; including all the relevant information in a short amount of pages.
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China in World History
HK$ 161.00
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Here is a fascinating compact history of Chinese political; economic; and cultural life; ranging from the origins of civilization in China to the beginning of the 21st century. Historian Paul Ropp combines vivid story-telling with astute analysis to shed
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The Television History Book
HK$ 341.00
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During the second half of the 20th century; the developments in television broadcasting exerted an immeasurable influence over our social; cultural and economic practices. This volume presents an overview; written by leading media scholars; which traces t
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Mathematics and Its History
HK$ 1,030.00
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From a review of the second edition: ''This book covers many interesting topics not usually covered in a present day undergraduate course; as well as certain basic topics such as the development of the calculus and the solution of polynomial equations. The
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The History Book
HK$ 186.00
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This highly visual book puts an exhilarating spin on core reference topics. From long lost treasures; to historical greats; the History Book presents a new way of looking at our world.
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An Introduction to English Legal History
HK$ 509.00
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''Written with students in mind; Baker: An Introduction to English Legal History provides an introduction to the common law and English legal culture through the dimension of history. It traces in outline; the development of the principal features of Engli
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Easy Family History
HK$ 143.00
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Easy Family History takes the stress out of family history research. It guides readers through the most important information sources for family historians in the UK including family documents; official records; archives and websites. From what to expect
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What is Medieval History?
HK$ 223.00
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What is Medieval History? provides an accessible; far-ranging and passionate guide to the study of medieval history. The book discusses the creation of the academic field; the nature of the sources; the intellectual tools used by medievalists; and key are
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The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History
HK$ 360.00
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Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources; this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade (1966-76) and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural society. The
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Introduction to the ''Philosophy of History''
HK$ 99.00
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...eminently readable ...admirably picks up the spirit of what Hegel is saying...more readable and accurate than Hartmann's; and it trans-lates a more readable text than does Nisbet's. It includes (as Hartmann's does not) an excerpt; which serves as chapt
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Ancient History
HK$ 403.00
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This book introduces students to the chief disciplines; methods and sources employed in 'doing' ancient history; as opposed to 'reading' it. This book: encourages readers to engage with historical sources; rather than to be passive recipients of historica
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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History
HK$ 143.00
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This is a revised edition of "The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History".
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A Short Guide to Writing About History
HK$ 521.00
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A Short Guide to Writing about History is an ideal complement for any history course intended to teach students to think and write like historians. This engaging and practical text will teach students how to go beyond reporting the basic dates and facts
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Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History
HK$ 782.00
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Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History is the definitive source book on the development of English private law. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and udpated to incorporate new sources discovered since the original publicatio
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Collins Dogs: A Natural History Book
HK$ 110.00 HK$ 247.00
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Dogs: A Natural History Book: Dog lovers do not need to be reminded that dogs are astonishing creatures, but recent research shows that they are even more amazing than anyone knew. "Dogs" draws on the last several decades of studies, examining everything from a dog's eyesight to its culinary prefere
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Methods and Theories of Art History
HK$ 137.00
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Art historical theory is a forum of intense; often passionate debate. This book provides an accessible introduction to the range of critical theories used in analyzing art. It covers a broad range of approaches; presenting individual arguments; controversies; and divergent perspectives. This second edition has been updated to reflect recent scholarship in contemporary art. Clearly written; this book is ideal for the undergraduate student or anyone interested in the world of ideas.
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Public History
HK$ 249.00
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Public History: A Practical Guide explores history in the public sphere and examines the variety of skills that historians require in the practice of public history. It discusses how through various mediums of interpretation and presentation a range of ac
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DK Publishing History Book
HK$ 196.00
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The History Book is a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one, from the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today. One hundred crystal-clear articles explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much, much more, bringing
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World History
HK$ 248.00
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World History is both the story of humankind and an introduction to the discipline of History. This book (in two volumes) will give you greater confidence in understanding; organising and revising your content knowledge of World History; but will also introduce you to the techniques used by historians to analyse and explain the past. History demands a specific set of techniques and a mode of thinking. Any history book or article that you read began life as the application of these techniques to a body of evidence; known as �primary sources�. Each unit here is accompanied by one or more relevant primary sources; as well as suggestions of books; articles and websites for further reading.
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The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History
HK$ 354.00
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Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past; often to the distant past when architecture really was being invented for the first time. Architects depend on their own imaginations for personal insights and originalit
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A Companion to Russian History
HK$ 453.00
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This companion comprises 28 essays by international scholars offering an analytical overview of the development of Russian history from the earliest Slavs through to the present day. * Includes essays by both prominent and emerging scholars from Russia; G
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The Pursuit of History
HK$ 292.00
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This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - what is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and can
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20th Century American History Book 3
HK$ 54.00
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20th Century American History tells about the ideas and issues that have shaped the United States in the 20th century from the bottom up. You can think of it not just as a series of history of America and its people, but a series of lessons. The subjects include exploration, revolution, social and political change, the rise of industry, modern technology and more. Learn English as you read and listen to the descriptions and histories of the United States. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular English. Audio can only be played on the tablets and apps and they're not compatible with eReaders.
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Natchez Area Family History Book
HK$ 94.00 HK$ 117.00
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Description of Natchez flag, general history of Adams County, Mississippi, general overveiw of Natchez history, overview of businesses, organizations, churches as well as local residents bios. Many photos.
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NIV Bible: the History Books - Part 1
HK$ 31.00
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The history books of the Bible, using the New International Version 2011 translation. This ebook has an incredibly simple and fast navigation system to help you jump between Bible passages seamlessly. Also includes quick links to key people and events in the Pentateuch, and helpful summaries of each Bible book. This ebook is also available as an enhanced ebook with extra audio Bible readings from Poirot actor, David Suchet.
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A History Book, Sir Elton John, and the Grasshopper Man
HK$ 77.00 HK$ 96.00
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The memory of a mysterious 108 year old man kidnaps Terry, a young sensitive boy from a small northern Michigan town in 1998, and throws him into the rough-and-tumble Bowery of New York City ninety five years earlier. Replaced by an identical boy, the only person made aware of Terry's switch and disappearance is his older sister Danielle, who soon discovers herself working against time to find her brother. Her only clues are the prophetic and surreal encounters she has with a very peculiar creature.
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NIV Bible: the History Books - Part 2
HK$ 62.00
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This easy-to-use enhanced NIV Bible eBook includes the historical books of the Bible from 2 Kings to Esther, using the New International Version 2011 translation. Audio narration by acclaimed British actor David Suchet, is included at the beginning of each chapter. Part 1 of the NIV Bible - the History Books, which includes the books Joshua to 1 Kings is also available. This eBook has an incredibly simple and fast navigation system to help you jump between Bible passages seamlessly. Also includes quick links to key people and events in this section of the Bible, and helpful summaries of each Bible book.
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Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
HK$ 39.00
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When you think of people in history-artists, athletes, leaders, activists, you name it-what names immediately pop into your head? Maybe you think of famous artists like Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Michelangelo, athletes like Babe Ruth or Muhammad Ali, leaders like Caesar or Napoleon or activists like Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Jr. How about the internationally famous sculptor Edmonia Lewis, or three-time Olympic gold medalist Wilma Rudolph? Queen Sayyida al-Hurra, a pirate equal in power to the infamous Barbarossa? Or Katharine McCormick, without whom we wouldn't have the birth control pill today?Many more amazing women's names have been lost to history. Sons' names, dates of birth, and deeds were diligently recorded while daughters went uncounted and forgotten. (Genghis Kahn had four sons with his wife Börte: Jochi, Chagatai, Ögedei, and Tolui. They also had daughters, but no one knows their names or even how many there were.) Even for relatively famous women like Queen Sayyida, information is scarce. The exact year of her birth is unknown, and nobody has any clue what happened to her after she was deposed in 1542.i don't know about you, but this really pisses me off. I want to know more about the lives of these amazing women. I want their names to be as well-known as their male contemporaries. I don't want them to be forgotten anymore. In this book I've collected the stories of 20 of these amazing women. The history books may have robbed of the fame they deserve, but by passing on their stories we can give these women some measure of justice and inspire more amazing women today.
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Malta: Women, History, Books and Places
HK$ 24.00
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A crater on the planet Mercury is named Maria de Dominici. Born in 1645, she was the first established Maltese woman artist. She, and other women in Maltese history, are little known about. But Malta is much more than Knights of St John and Second World War courage. This book tells their story through the waves of women who arrived in the archipelago of Malta and Gozo, starting with Sicilian farmers 7,000 years ago, and ranging through Phoenician, Roman, and Arab times, until women of European extraction, but speaking an Arabic-influenced language, established a Maltese identity. Best known of those who have made their mark are, perhaps, Mabel Strickland, newspaper proprietor, and Agatha Barbara, in 1982 first woman president of the independent Republic of Malta. But the lives of less-known women of all classes who flourished in the islands over the centuries have also been reconstructed here, from Betta Caloiro, accused of witchcraft, who died aged 89 in the Inquisitor's prison, to the Marchesa Bettina Dorell, with her grand palazzo at Gudja. Itineraries take the reader to those places. British women, such as Emma Hamilton, Hester Stanhope, Florence Nightingale and Vera Brittain, began arriving in Malta in 1800, during and after French Revolutionary occupation; and many settled there temporarily or permanently, from governors' wives to shopkeepers, hoteliers and teachers. As often as possible, the history of women in Malta and the places in which they had their being are told and described through the writing of women: archaeology, history, travel, memoirs and literature.
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That's Not in My American History Book
HK$ 77.00 HK$ 96.00
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History classes reduce America's story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places. That's Not in My American History Book tackles the messy details, reclaims disregarded heroes, and sets the record straight. This book explains why July 4th isn't really Independence Day, reveals 19th century mudslinging that labels Andrew Jackson a "murderer," and even unveils the only vice president with a number-one pop hit. With insight, wit, and irreverence, Ayres uncovers our overlooked past.
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The American History Book
HK$ 62.00
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Starting with the first Viking explorations and continuing to the present day, The Everything American History Book, 2nd Edition takes you on a thrilling tour through history. It's packed with facts and vivid details of events that shaped the United States, including: Wars, battles, and famous generalsOutstanding American inventions-from the cotton gin to the InternetKey political figures-presidents, peacekeepers, visionariesAnd much, much more! The Everything American History Book, 2nd Edition covers all the major incidents and key players-from the Boston Tea Party to 9/11, and Lewis and Clark to Martin Luther King, Jr. This extraordinary retelling makes learning history fun for the whole family.
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American History Book
HK$ 36.00
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Among the most exclusive ebooks on American History this book gives you surefire facts that your textbook got wrong about Abraham Lincoln, American Inventions, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John F. Kennedy and much more that you'll love.
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The Danish History, Books I-IX
HK$ 30.00 HK$ 33.00
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to Secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our Books are available in digital format. We have approximately 50 thousand titles in 40 different languages and we work hard every single day in order to convert more titles to digital format and make Them available for our readers. Currently, we have 2000 titles available for purchase in 35 Countries in addition to The United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Our titles contain an interactive table of contents for ease of navigation of The Book. We sincerely hope you enjoy These treasures in The form of digital Books.
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History's Greatest Lies: The Startling Truths Behind World Events our History Books Got Wrong
HK$ 131.00 HK$ 163.00
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The true stories behind historical events give readers a fascinating new look at our past. The revelations shock and amaze by exposing veiled motivations and convenient inaccuracies in well-documented actions by established leaders that often have a continuing effect on the world. Each of the fifteen chapters points out a myth that is held as a common truth in history and summarizes what we think we know. Then the author shreds the tale to academic ribbons using the latest findings on each subject. Each true story sets the record straight, reveals timeless ulterior motives, introduces important personalities who successfully (and suspiciously) avoided responsibility in common history texts, and notes underlining issues that have continued relevance in the modern age. For instance, did Nero really fiddle as Rome burned? Did Paul Revere actually alert the militia that the British were coming? Did the Catholic Church imprison Galileo because his teachings conflicted with the Bible? Weir takes on all these myths and tells the reader what really happened.
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20th Century American History Book 1
HK$ 54.00
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20th Century American History tells about the ideas and issues that have shaped the United States in the 20th century from the bottom up. You can think of it not just as a series of history of America and its people, but a series of lessons. The subjects include exploration, revolution, social and political change, the rise of industry, modern technology and more. Learn English as you read and listen to the descriptions and histories of the United States. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular English. Audio can only be played on the tablets and apps and they're not compatible with eReaders.
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20th Century American History Book 2
HK$ 54.00
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20th Century American History tells about the ideas and issues that have shaped the United States in the 20th century from the bottom up. You can think of it not just as a series of history of America and its people, but a series of lessons. The subjects include exploration, revolution, social and political change, the rise of industry, modern technology and more. Learn English as you read and listen to the descriptions and histories of the United States. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular English. Audio can only be played on the tablets and apps and they're not compatible with eReaders.
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Pliny the Elder: The Natural History Book VII (with Book VIII 1-34)
HK$ 130.00 HK$ 137.00
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Pliny the Elder's Natural History is a vast encyclopaedia, surveying natural phenomena from cosmology to biology, medicine to magic. Direct observation, informed speculation and common knowledge are combined to present a key snapshot of ancient thought and the Romans' perspective on the world around them. Book VII of The Natural History provides a detailed examination of the human animal and is crucial to understanding the work as a whole. In Pliny's eyes, mankind 'for whose sake nature was created', represents the basis for which the natural world was founded and structured. As a result, the book provides valuable insight into the extraordinary complex of ideas and beliefs that were current in Pliny's era. One of the most interesting transitions of subject in The Natural History is that from man to animals (between Books VII and Viii) and for this reason the section on elephants at the beginning of Book Viii is included here, to show how Pliny moves on to his account of the animal he considers 'nearest to the human disposition'.This edition provides the full Latin text accompanied by commentary notes that provide linguistic help and explanations, plus vocabulary lists of Latin terms and an index of proper names. The in-depth introduction provides valuable details about the work's historical, scientific and literary context, as well as an overview of the work's legacy and reception.
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NIV Bible: the History Books - Part 1
HK$ 62.00
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This easy-to-use enhanced NIV Bible eBook includes the historical books of the Bible from Joshua to 1 Kings, using the New International Version 2011 translation. Audio narration by acclaimed British actor David Suchet, is included at the beginning of each chapter. Part 2 of the NIV Bible - the History Books, which includes the books 2 Kings to Esther is also available. This ebook has an incredibly simple and fast navigation system to help you jump between Bible passages seamlessly. Also includes quick links to key people and events in this section of the Bible, and helpful summaries of each Bible book.
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A CHILD'S SHORT HISTORY BOOK
HK$ 43.00 HK$ 48.00
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All the above, emphasizes immediate institution of Afro-centric, "African Chronological Black History Curriculums" including; science, medicine, and the arts. Starting in all Grammar Schools and High Schools; educational districts school systems in Newark, NJ of my birth, and throughout the state; that continues to spill-over into all other states with God's speed in America, is the ultimate goal.
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Henry Was an Amazing Person to Known: History Book One
HK$ 60.00 HK$ 69.00
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The history of Henry Albert Josiah and his family as well as my family was written by Henry and me, Denise Pinch, and a few others. To help his whole family known all about Henry's family and his songs from his own
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How To Research, Write and Publish an Art History Book in American Art
HK$ 60.00 HK$ 69.00
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As the title suggests, this book concerns the art and life of the world's only "American Linear Impressionist", Lilian Westcott Hale. Born in Connecticut in 1881, Hale was educated primarily at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and lived for many years in nearby Dedham, moving to Charlottesville, Virginnia after the death of her beloved educator, art critic, author, and painter husband, Philip Leslie Hale. A woman, Hale far outpaced the success of many men, including her husband. During her early decades of activity, Hale garnered innumerable national awards, accolades, and prizes, and international acclaim for her oil portraits of children, women in interiors, and charoal sketches of snowy landscapes, all created in an Impressionist style utilizing only vertical strokes. Hale was the originator and sole practitioner of a technique which paradoxically used line in an Impressionist manner. While her classic art fell out of favor during the Modernist 1940s, it is now once again very much in vogue.
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The Danish History, Books I-IX
HK$ 24.00
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This edition features a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index Contents Selected Bibliography: Introduction. Saxo's Position. Life OF Saxo. THE History. History OF THE Work. THE Mss. Saxo AS A Writer. Folk Lore Index. Political Institutions. Customary Law. Statute Laws. War. Social Life AND Manners. Supernatural Beings. Funeral Rites AND Man's Future State. Magic AND Folk-Science. Folk-Tales. Saxo's Mythology. THE Danish History OF Saxo Grammaticus. Preface. Book One. Book TWO Book Four. Book Five. Book Eight. Book Nine. About the Author "Saxo Grammaticus (c. 1150 - 1220) also known as Saxo cognomine Longus was a Danish historian, thought to have been a secular clerk or secretary to Absalon, Archbishop of Lund, foremost advisor to Valdemar I of Denmark. He is the author of the first full history of Denmark." - Wikipedia
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The Honest History Book
HK$ 80.00 HK$ 93.00
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In Australia's rush to commemorate all things Anzac, have we lost our ability to look beyond war as the central pillar of Australia's history and identity?The passionate historians of the Honest History group argue that while war has been important to Australia mostly for its impact on our citizens and our ideas of nationhood we must question the stories we tell ourselves about our history. We must separate myth from reality and to do that we need to reassess the historical evidence surrounding military myths. In this lively collection, renowned writers including Paul Daley, Mark McKenna, Peter Stanley, Carolyn Holbrook, Mark Dapin, Carmen Lawrence, Stuart Macintyre, Frank Bongiorno and Larissa Behrendt explore not only the militarisation of our history but the alternative narratives swamped under the khaki-wash Indigenous history, frontier conflict, multiculturalism, the myth of egalitarianism, economics and the environment.
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Game of Thrones: A Family History (Book of Thrones 2)
HK$ 27.00
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Game of thrones: A Family History Volumes I & II recounts the epic tales of six of the largest and most prestigious houses in the series. Learn how the Targaryens originally took control of the Seven Kingdoms, and how the Lannisters came to be masters of Casterly Rock. Chart the development of the Starks, first as Kings in the North then as king makers under their popular Lord, Eddard Star. See how the Baratheons, the Martells and the Tyrells each conquered and held the rich, fertile kingdoms of the Stormlands, Dorne, and the Reach, and just why it is that the families of Game of Thrones are eager to avenge themselves on one another.
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The African History Book of All Times: The Ultimate Pitch of What is Wrong with Black People?
HK$ 115.00 HK$ 144.00
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African History Books have been written and rewritten thousands of times. But what is bizarre about all these African History Books is that they are divided into three groups: one that deals with Colonial History, one that deals with Mediterranean History, and one that deals with Pre-history. The first one tells us about the Europeans all over the African continent. The second one tells us about the Kemets, the Persians and the Greeks in North Africa. And the last one tells us about primitive Negroes who did not themselves have any idea of the notion of History; so someone else has had to write their History in their place. There is no wonder that Basil Davidson has had to come to the embittering conclusion that what is referred to as African History today is nothing but "African History Without Africans" (1999). This is the book in which the true face of what may be referred to as African History is shown in full beam to a world that has cessed to believe in it.
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Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
HK$ 81.00
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A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there. The Lauragais lies to the south east of Toulouse and this history of the region is aimed primarily at both the expats and the huge number of tourists that live in or visit the region respectively. This is an opportunity for them to truly discover the region and understand the significant role that the Lauragais played in the history of France. There are any number of cock-ups, catastrophes and conspiracies that mark the 5000 year history of the Lauragais. It has been the heartland of Catharism and the home of Pierre Paul Riquet, the pioneering genius behind what is now a Unesco World Heritage Centre, the 'Canal du Midi', an icon of European industrialisation. The area suffered at the hands of the Vandals, the Inquisition and the Gestapo, and has profited enormously on the proceeds of wheat, woad and airbuses, to the music of its troubadours. This is a book to make you cry and laugh out loud in turns.
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The History Book
HK$ 148.00 HK$ 173.00
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Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the French Revolution to the Space Race, The History Book is a stunning exploration of the human timeline up to and including modern Islam, the world wide web, and the global financial crisis. The History Book tackles big historical ideas with stunning visuals, key quotes, and important themes that are woven throughout world history. Discover events from the assassination of Caesar to World War I and see the people and events come to life with The History Book, perfect for students, adults, or anyone who wants to understand our fascinating past.
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Game of Thrones: A Family History (Book of Thrones 1)
HK$ 27.00
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Game of thrones: A Family History Volumes I & II recounts the epic tales of six of the largest and most prestigious houses in the series. Learn how the Targaryens originally took control of the Seven Kingdoms, and how the Lannisters came to be masters of Casterly Rock. Chart the development of the Starks, first as Kings in the North then as king makers under their popular Lord, Eddard Star. See how the Baratheons, the Martells and the Tyrells each conquered and held the rich, fertile kingdoms of the Stormlands, Dorne, and the Reach, and just why it is that the families of Game of Thrones are eager to avenge themselves on one another.
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Pax: The True History (books 1-3)
HK$ 65.00
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Between two passions, which one do you choose?Michael has never really had any friends, so when Jamie starts spending time with him, he's suspicious at first. Sure, they share a passion for music, but Jamie's golden good looks seem destined for something bigger, better. Not that Michael is noticing Jamie's beauty or anything…Jamie is the first to realize that something is happening. Spellbound by Michael's talent and fey-like softness, he's powerless to resist. The thrill of playing together slowly turns into something else - something that, in 1975, has only been legal for eight years. They have to stop it. The pleasure of touches as blissful as they're terrifying can only end in disaster. When things finally start moving for Jamie's band, it seems like the perfect way out, but the choice he faces is brutal: what's more important - Michael, or the music?Angsty and poetic, this slow burn romance charts every push and pull of a young love that isn't exactly forbidden - just not allowed. This bundle contains the books Just Playing, The Road Taken, and Release.
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Meanderings in Medical History Book Four
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Book Four in the series Meanderings in Medical History contains seventeen essays about various subjects pertaining to medical history. Each vignette was prompted by something that was relevant to my professional or personal experience. The emphasis is on narrative history, stories of physicians at different times and places. As historian Allan Nevins (no relation) once wrote, "History should be enjoyed, not endured.
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Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Read History Books

History books are accounts of past happenings that occurred throughout human civilization which might have direct and indirect impact on how we live today. Living in this time of rapid change and constant technological development, many individuals today might find that history is no longer significant as we prefer to envision on where we are heading towards instead of reflecting on where we came from. However, there are still important values that we can learn from the history of mankind as we look forward into the future. Find out why everyone should still read history books below.

As Highly Detailed Accounts of Past Events

History books are one of the most important sources of information that we have regarding past events and occurrences. They give a highly-detailed account on a given event or period in history: more so than any documentary can give. Many present archaeologists and researchers are able to unravel important findings and ancient wonders today thanks to the thorough descriptions that were mentioned in these history books.

To Know More About Our Origins

Have you ever wondered why Hong Kong has a multi-racial population today? Through history books, you will have a better insight on why people of different races, religions, and culture settled down in Hong Kong. You will also find out other interesting facts such as what methods did they use to enter the country with and how did they made a living for themselves in a foreign land so far away from their motherland. Knowing these facts not only widens your general knowledge, but it also enables you to trace back your origins.

So That We Do Not Repeat Past Mistakes

Spanish philosopher, George Santayana once said, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. Throughout human history, countless mistakes were made by our forefathers and past leaders, many of which we can learn something from. Delving into history enables us to understand their failings, to learn from them, and to find ways to improve on their mistakes. Humans have a bad habit of making the same mistakes, hence history books serve as a reminder for us to not repeat similar mistakes again.

So That We Appreciate the Sacrifices of our Forefathers and Ancestors

Many lives were sacrificed throughout the countless wars and battles fought throughout human history. Many of our forefathers and ancestors probably had a part to play in those wars – expanding the glory and influence of their nation, defending their homeland from being conquered by foreign authorities, and so on. Their sacrifices are recorded in history books and by reading them, we will understand more about their valiant efforts and bravery which will allow us to appreciate the sacrifices they had made.

As Preparation for the Future

Although many might argue that what happened in the past will not be relevant today, there are many lessons that we can obtain from the past to make us more well-prepared for the future. For example, when making new policies and decisions, governments often look at a similar situation that occurred in the past to determine its feasibility in the future.

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