Recent movers and shakers in history.

Updated November 30, 2023
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Pioneers of Capitalism: The Netherlands 1000–1800
How medieval Dutch society laid the foundations for modern capitalism The Netherlands was one of the pioneers of capitalism in the Middle Ages, giving rise to the spectacular Dutch Golden Age while ushering in an era of unprecedented, long-term economic growth. Pioneers of...
The Age of Interconnection : A Global History of the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
Sperber, Jonathan.
Austria, 1867-1955
Boyer, John W.
Every Citizen a Statesman
The surprising story of the movement to create a truly democratic foreign policy by engaging ordinary Americans in world affairs. No major arena of US governance is more elitist than foreign policy. International relations barely surface in election campaigns, and policymakers...
Merchants of Virtue: Hindus, Muslims, and Untouchables in Eighteenth-Century South Asia
Divya Cherian
A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Winner of the 2022 Joseph W....
The Oxford History of the Ancient near East : Volume IV: the Age of Assyria
Radner, Karen.
Oxford History of the Ancient near East : Volume V: the Age of Persia
Churchill, Chamberlain and Appeasement
Was Churchill correct when he claimed the Second World War could easily have been prevented if Chamberlain had not appeased Hitler? How far did Churchill and Chamberlain differ on defence and foreign policy? To what extent was Chamberlain responsible for military defeats in 1940? In this new account...

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