We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more

History of the Americas

 

Disciplines

Price

Publication Date

Next List | Grid
Cover for 9780199672974

Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans

£14.99

Malcolm Gaskill

9780199672974
Paperback
October 2020

The transatlantic story of how the English settlers of seventeenth century North America became Americans - from the near-calamitous first settlement at Jamestown in 1607 to the drama of the Salem witch trials.

Cover for 9780198812081

Modern Brazil: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Anthony W. Pereira

9780198812081
Paperback
September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Anthony Pereira introduces the country and idea of Brazil, from its depiction in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, to Brazil's colonial past, and the country's transformation from a poor agricultural outpost to an integral part of the 21st century global order. Throughout he considers the economic, political, and social challenges the country faces.

Cover for 9780198755241

Canada: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Donald Wright

9780198755241
Paperback
July 2020

Very Short Introductions

A bilingual, multicultural, and multinational nation, Canada borders the United States, reaches into the Arctic, and stretches across six time zones. Drawing on Canadian history, politics, and literature, Donald Wright explores the Canadian story and identity, from the arrival of the first Indigenous peoples to contemporary climate politics.

Cover for 9780190849856

Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance

£12.99

Donald Worster

9780190849856
Paperback
April 2018

Cover for 9780190658519

Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution

£11.99

David L. Preston

9780190658519
Paperback
January 2018

Pivotal Moments in American History

Cover for 9780190840815

Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada

£23.49

Robert Bothwell

9780190840815
Paperback
August 2017

Cover for 9780199028771

A Little History of Canada

Third Edition

£12.99

H.V. Nelles

9780199028771
Paperback
May 2017

Cover for 9780190219765

Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Madeline Y. Hsu

9780190219765
Paperback
January 2017

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780199335558

The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Cheryl A. Wall

9780199335558
Paperback
August 2016

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780199014910

A History of the Canadian Peoples

Fifth Edition

£49.99

J. M. Bumsted, Michael C. Bumsted

9780199014910
Paperback
March 2016

Cover for 9780190273514

The Founding Fathers: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

R. B. Bernstein

9780190273514
Paperback
December 2015

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780190225063

The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Robert J. Allison

9780190225063
Paperback
July 2015

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780199328338

American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Susan Ware

9780199328338
Paperback
January 2015

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780199858934

The American West: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Stephen Aron

9780199858934
Paperback
December 2014

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780199766239

Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Alan Taylor

9780199766239
Paperback
November 2012

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780195389142

American History: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Paul S. Boyer

9780195389142
Paperback
August 2012

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780195392296

The Conquistadors: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Matthew Restall, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

9780195392296
Paperback
February 2012

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780195379389

The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

David Carrasco

9780195379389
Paperback
January 2012

Very Short Introductions

Cover for 9780195307542

North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Theda Perdue, Michael D. Green

9780195307542
Paperback
August 2010

Very Short Introductions

This book begins with the emergence of peoples in North America and traces their stories to the beginning of the early twenty-first century. The narrative rests on the premise that indigenous nations retain sovereign rights, and it explores the ways in which contests over those rights shaped their histories.

Cover for 9780192805928

The Federalist Papers

£10.99

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Lawrence Goldman

9780192805928
Paperback
October 2008

Oxford World's Classics

The Federalist Papers comprise eighty-five essays written to persuade New Yorkers to ratify the Constitution of the United States in 1787-8. Written by key players in the American Revolution, they made a case for a new, united nation. They are the most important work of political thought to have come out of America.

Next List | Grid
Share: