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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...
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...
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...
History of Writing
ISBN: PB: 9781861891679, Reaktion Books, April 2003
352 pp., 22.8x13.3 cm, 150 illus.
From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, "A History of Writing" offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world. Commencing with the first stages of informat...
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...