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World History Connected: Books Available for Review as of June 1, 2015

In addition to the following books, if you know of any great new titles in world history that you would like to review, please suggest them to the Book Review Editor, Christine Skwiot, at christine.skwiot@mma.edu, and she will contact the publisher for you.

Author(s)

Title

Publisher

Year

Robert B. Marks

The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-First Century, 3rd edition

Rowman & Littlefield

2015

Sarah K. Croucher

Capitalism and Cloves: An Archeology of Plantation Life in Nineteenth-Century Zanzibar

Springer

2015

Barbara Alpern Engel & Janet Martin

Russia in World History

Oxford University Press, 2015

 

Kwasi Konadu

Transatlantic Africa, 1440–1888

Oxford University Press

2015

Jonathan T. Reynolds

Sovereignty and Struggle: Africa and Africans in the Era of the Cold War, 1945–1994

Oxford University Press

2015

Alicia C. Decker & Andrea L. Arrington

Africanizing Democracies, 1980-present

Oxford University Press

2015

Adrian Cole & Stephen Ortega

The Thinking Past: Questions and Problems in World History to 1750

Oxford University Press

2015

David Harris

Sierra Leone: A Political History

Oxford University Press

2014

Richard Davenport-Hines and Adam Sisman (eds)

One Hundred Letters from Hugh Trevor-Roper

Oxford

2014

Julia Phillips Cohen

Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Oxford

2014

Ernest Freeberg

The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

Penguin Books

2014

Tom Zoellner

Train: Riding the Rails that Created the Modern World from the trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief

Viking

2014

 

 
   

 
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