World History

Russia: A Historical Introduction from Kievan Rus’ to the Present

John M. Thompson and Christopher J. Ward

Eighth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $34.99 USD/$44.99 CAD

This balanced and succinct presentation of Russian history covers the entire expanse of Russian history from Kievan Rus’ to the present day.

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Mistaking Africa: Curiosities and Inventions of the American Mind

Curtis Keim and Carolyn Somerville

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 256 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$49.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This book explores the many misperceptions and stereotypes about Africa in the United States—with both historical and contemporary examples, from high culture and pop culture.

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The Modern History of Iraq

Phebe Marr with Ibrahim al-Marashi

Fourth Edition • February 21, 2017 • 500 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$43.99 CAD

The Modern History of Iraq is a readable account of the emergence of modern Iraq, placing in historical perspective the crises and upheavals that continue to afflict the country.

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Cold War: An International History

Carole K. Fink

Second Edition • December 13, 2016 • 352 pages

Print: $32.00 USD/$41.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Carole Fink’s comprehensive retelling provides new insights and perspectives on key Cold War events, emphasizing people, power, ideas, and culture.

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A History of the Modern Middle East

William L. Cleveland, Martin Bunton

Sixth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 600 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$71.50 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$35.99 CAD

The definitive history of the Modern Middle East, focusing primarily on the past two centuries of profound and dramatic change in the region.

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Premodern Japan: A Historical Survey

Mikiso Hane, Louis G. Perez

Second Edition • November 11, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane’s rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan. The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and…

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Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II

István Deák

First Edition • January 13, 2015 • 264 pages

Print: $32.00 USD/$41.50 CAD • Ebook: $19.99 USD/$19.99 CAD

Read a sample from Europe on Trial “István Deák takes the reader on a sweeping survey of some of the bleakest aspects of a bleak period in European history. He dispenses with comforting national myths and unexamined assumptions of national virtue. World War II was, as he writes, ‘one of…

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Transnational France: The Modern History of a Universal Nation

Tyler Stovall

First Edition • February 10, 2015 • 504 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

In this compelling volume, Tyler Stovall takes a transnational approach to the history of modern France, and by doing so draws the reader into a key aspect of France’s political culture: universalism.

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Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements

James DeFronzo

Fifth Edition • August 12, 2014 • 492 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

With crucial insights and indispensable information concerning modern-day political upheavals, Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements provides a representative cross section of the most significant revolutions of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This fourth edition is revised and updated with special focus on Islamic fundamentalism and Islamic revolutionary movements and a new…

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Taiwan: Nation-State or Province?

John F. Copper

Sixth Edition • December 4, 2012 • 288 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$49.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

In this newly revised and updated edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? John F. Copper examines Taiwan’s geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system, and foreign and security policies in the context of Taiwan’s uncertain political status as either a sovereign nation or a province of the People’s…

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