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The Medieval Chronicle X
Language: en
Pages: 332
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-09 - Publisher: BRILL

All over Europe and in the Arabic world, and throughout the Middle Ages chronicles were written. These chronicles raise such questions as by whom, for whom, or for what purpose were they written, how do they reconstruct the past, what determined the choice of verse or prose, or what kind
Makers of Ancient Strategy
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Victor Davis Hanson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-16 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From the Persian Wars to the final defense of the Roman Empire, Makers
Border Thinking on the Edges of the West
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Andrew Davison
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-21 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing on scholarly and life experience on, and over, the historically posited borders between "West" and "East," the work identifies, interrogates, and challenges a particular, enduring, violent inheritance – what it means to cross over a border – from the classical origins of Western political thought. The study has two
A Brief Political and Geographic History of the Middle East (Where Are Persia, Babylon, and the Ottoman Empire?)
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: John Davenport
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-23 - Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

Pick up a newspaper or magazine, or turn on the radio or television, and the words Middle East leap out. People around the globe are becoming familiar with places such as Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Israel, and not always in a positive sense. These are global “hot spots,” where political
Story of the World, Vol. 3 Revised Edition: History for the Classical Child: Early Modern Times (Story of the World)
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Susan Wise Bauer
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: Peace Hill Press

A beautifully revised edition of the classic world history for children. Now more than ever, our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. This engaging guide to other lands weaves world history into a storybook format. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and