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Peoples and Empires

A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present

Peoples and Empires( )
Author: Pagden, Anthony
Series title:Modern Library Chronicles
ISBN:978-0-679-64096-7
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Modern Library
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires – the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British – and their colonies, and the back-and-forth between “us” and “them,” culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It relates the history of how conquerors justified conquest, and how colonists and colonized changed each other. It’s about how we came to think about world divisions the way we do....
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
History / Ancient / Rome
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.95 x 7.51 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:0.616 Pounds
Author Biography
Pagden, Anthony (Author)
Anthony Pagden is Harry C. Black Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University.

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