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The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-24 - Publisher: OUP USA

This Very Short Introduction examines the Spanish conquistadors who invaded the Americas in the sixteenth century, as well as the Native American Kingdoms they
The Maya: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 143
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Maya forged one of the greatest societies in the history of the ancient Americas and in all of human history. Long before contact with Europeans, Maya commu
Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Matthew Restall
Categories: Latin America
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An update of a popular work that takes on the myths of the Spanish Conquest of the Americas, featuring a new afterword. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest reve
The Native Conquistador
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Amber Brian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-18 - Publisher: Penn State Press

For many years, scholars of the conquest worked to shift focus away from the Spanish perspective and bring attention to the often-ignored voices and viewpoints
Truth
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-10 - Publisher: Macmillan

Written by a renowned Oxford historian, this fascinating volume presents a global history of truth. Sharp and authoritative, Truth manages to touch every period
Exploration: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Stewart A. Weaver
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

We live in an age of globalization on every conceivable level, but globalization has a deeper history than politicians and pundits often allow, and nothing is m
Straits
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

For centuries, Ferdinand Magellan has been celebrated as a hero: a noble adventurer who circumnavigated the globe in an extraordinary feat of human bravery; a p
Spain
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: William Chislett
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What happens in Spain, among the euro zone's largest economies, matters. Its high unemployment (over 26%), burgeoning public debt, and banking crisis will be fo
The American South
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Charles Reagan Wilson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The American South is a distinctive place with a dramatic history, and has significance beyond its regional context in the twenty first century. The American So
The Cultural Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Richard Curt Kraus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

China's decade-long Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution shook the politics of China and the world. Even as we approach its fiftieth anniversary, the movement