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Seeing into the Future A Short History of Prediction
ISBN: HB: 9781789142297, Reaktion Books, June 2020
288 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
If there is anything that distinguishes us from animals, it is our ability to understand that such a thing as the future exists and our willingness to try and look into it. But how have people through the ages gone about making predictions? What wer...
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Smuggling Seven Centuries of Contraband
ISBN: HB: 9781780235950, Reaktion Books, March 2016
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 30 illus.
Smuggling conjures up images of romance and rebellion. Moving beyond this popular conception, "Smuggling: Seven Centuries of Contraband" presents the bigger picture of this clandestine trade. It focuses on the powerful political, economic, scienti?c...
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Mongol Conquest in World History
ISBN: HB: 9781861898678, Reaktion Books, April 2012
304 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 12 illus.
The Mongol Empire (c. 1200-1350) in many ways marks the beginning of the modern age, as well as globalization. While communications between the extremes of Eurasia existed prior to the Mongols, they were infrequent and often through intermediaries. T...
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History of Diplomacy
ISBN: PB: 9781861898319, Reaktion Books, July 2011
312 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
In "A History of Diplomacy", historian Jeremy Black challenges the conventional account of the development of diplomacy, devoting more attention to non-Western traditions and to the medieval West than is usually the case. By the nineteenth century a...
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£20,00
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Geopolitics and Globalization in the Twentieth Century Second revised and expanded edition
ISBN: PB: 9781861897824, Reaktion Books, October 2010
208 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 12 illus.
This book looks at the struggle between the processes of globalization and geopolitical forces over the last 150 years. The twentieth century witnessed a struggle between geopolitical states who wanted to close off and control earth space, resources...
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£25,00
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Mining in World History
ISBN: PB: 9781861891730, Reaktion Books, June 2003
352 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 11 illus.
"Mining in World History" deals with the history of mining and smelting from the Renaissance to the present day, drawing out, in an engaging and fast-paced fashion, the interplay of personalities, politics and technology which have together shaped th...
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£24,95
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Global Financial System 1750-2000
ISBN: HB: 9781861891099, Reaktion Books, October 2001
256 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm
This book traces the evolution of the highly integrated global financial system from 1750 to the present. It examines the corporate form of business organization in the eighteenth century that saw an explosion of growth in the nineteenth, which facil...
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£24,00
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Dismembering the Male Men's Bodies, Britain and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9781861890351, Reaktion Books, March 1999
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 66 illus.
That notions of femininity were seriously disrupted during the First World War has become obvious in recent years. But what happened to masculinity at the same time? Based on letters, diaries and oral histories, "Dismembering the Mal"e explores the i...
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£24,95
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New Philosophy of History
ISBN: PB: 9780948462771, Reaktion Books, October 1995
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
"What is history?" From Thucydides to Toynbee, historians and non-historians alike have wondered how to answer this question. "A New Philosophy of History" reflects on developments over the last two decades in historical writing, not least the renewe...
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