• SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

    SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

    Beard, Mary

    A classics scholar provides a detailed but easy to understand account of ancient Rome, including an examination of the often overlooked lives of women and slaves.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 2 on 18 copies

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  • Empire of Cotton: A Global History

    Empire of Cotton: A Global History

    Beckert, Sven

    This in-depth and unsettling study examines the history of the cotton industry, revealing its basis in slavery and militarism, and its contribution to the structure of our world economy today.

    Format: Book - 2014 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 15 copies

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  • Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them

    Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them

    Brown, Nancy Marie

    A scholar of Viking history investigates the origins of 93 intricately carved ivory chessmen found on a Scottish beach in the 19th century, and traces the set to a 12th-century Icelandic female artist.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 9 copies

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  • An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America

    An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America

    Bunker, Nick

    This chronicle provides a fresh look at the causes of the American Revolution from a British perspective, focusing on the economic motivations of an overextended empire.

    Format: Book - 2014 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • 1177 B.C: The Year Civilization Collapsed

    1177 B.C: The Year Civilization Collapsed

    Cline, Eric H.

    An archaeologist examines the vibrant cultures of the ancient Near East, including the Babylonians, Mycenaeans and Trojans, and their demise at the hands of the “Sea Peoples.”

    Format: Book - 2014

    Holds: 6 on 2 copies

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  • London Fog: The Biography

    London Fog: The Biography

    Corton, Christine L.

    In this engrossing cultural history, a Cambridge scholar explores the causes and the far-reaching impacts of London’s infamous “pea-souper” fogs of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Format: Book - 2015

    Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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  • The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales From Yorktown to Fallujah

    The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales From Yorktown to Fallujah

    Davis, Kenneth C.

    Davis’ history offers an eye-opening consideration of six key battles in U.S. history, from the Revolutionary War to Iraq, and their effect on our nation.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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  • Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coming of the White Man to the Present Day

    Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coming of the White Man to the Present Day

    Deloria, Vine

    Originally published in 1977, this volume was recently reissued with a foreword and afterword by leading Native scholars, and is still considered a definitive account of Native history in the Northwest.

    Format: Book - 2012

    Holds: 2 on 17 copies

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  • The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

    The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

    Fagan, Brian M.

    An archaeologist explores how the changing relationship between humans and animals has affected history from prehistoric to modern times.

    Format: Book - 2015

    Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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  • Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

    Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

    Foner, Eric

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian presents a captivating account of the Underground Railroad, focusing on the extreme dangers faced by escaped slaves and abolitionists in New York City.

    Format: Book - 2015 First Edition

    Holds: 1 on 9 copies

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