The Sea In World History Exploration Travel And Trade 2 Volumes

Author: Stephen K. Stein
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835519
Size: 70.57 MB
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This two-volume set documents the essential role of the sea and maritime activity across history, from travel and food production to commerce and conquest. • Provides a broad survey of the importance of the oceans for all of human culture ...

The Sea And Civilization

Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
Size: 74.42 MB
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A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea.

The Ottoman Age Of Exploration

Author: Giancarlo Casale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199703388
Size: 50.17 MB
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The Ottoman Age of Exploration is the first comprehensive historical account of this century-long struggle for global dominance, a struggle that raged from the shores of the Mediterranean to the Straits of Malacca, and from the interior of ...

Voyages The Age Of Engines

Author: Joshua M. Smith
ISBN: 9780813033051
Size: 75.64 MB
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Intended as a text for college and advanced high school students, Voyages covers the entirety of the American maritime experience, from the discovery of the continent to the present.

Pacific Worlds

Author: Matt K. Matsuda
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521887631
Size: 40.77 MB
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Essential single-volume history of the Pacific region and the global interactions which define it.

Origins Of Neuroscience

Author: Stanley Finger
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195146943
Size: 34.70 MB
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With over 350 illustrations, this volume traces the history of ideas about the functioning of the brain from its roots in the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the centuries into relatively modern times.


Author: Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393062595
Size: 12.13 MB
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Presenting the subject on a truly global scale, historian Fernâandez-Armesto tracks the pathfinders who, over the last five millennia, laid down the routes of contact that have drawn together the farthest reaches of the world.

Traditions And Encounters Ap Edition

Author: Jerry H. Bentley
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub
ISBN: 9780076594382
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Traditions & Encounters: AP Edition has a rich history of firsts: the first world history text to take a truly global perspective on the past; the first to emphasize connections among cultures; the first to combine twin themes with a seven ...

For All The Tea In China

Author: Sarah Rose
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448183987
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A genuinely curious and evocative yarn' Scotland on Sunday 'In this lively account of the adventures (and misadventures) that lay behind Robert Fortune's bold acquisition of Chinese tea seedlings for transplanting in British India, Sarah ...

Discovery Of The Americas 1492 1800

Author: Tom Smith
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438101805
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2. \. In 1492, as Christopher Columbus regaled the Spanish court with tales of
primitive islands brimming with gold and, as he ... to assume that he had
discovered an uncomplicated paradise, at that moment in world history a
combination of politics, religion, and ... was not known beyond their homelands (
for full coverage of this, see the Exploration in the World of the Middle Ages
volume). ... Arab mariners had settled into a profitable routine of seasonal travel
to trading ports in India.