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Global and transnational history

Global and transnational history

This wide-ranging field of study covers everything from border disputes to clashes between nations, as well as how different countries have grown and developed.

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2011 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Information History in the Modern World

Histories of the Information Age

Information has a rich but under explored history. The information age of the late twentieth century witnessed the emergence of a new history of information and, in this timely collection of essays, a team of international scholars from a variety …

Editor:
Toni Weller

2011 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The Iran-Iraq War

The Iran-Iraq War was personified by the determination and ambition of the key leaders, Saddam Hussein and Ayatollah Khomeini, and characterised by mass casualties, the repression of the civilian populations and chemical warfare. Fought with …

Author:
Rob Johnson

2011 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Sport in History

An Introduction


This wide-ranging analysis of the key themes and developments in sports history provides an accessible introduction to the topic. The book examines sports history on a global scale, exploring the relationship between sports history and topics such …

Author:
Jeffrey Hill

2010 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c.1760–1840

A distinguished international team of historians examines the dynamics of global and regional change in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Providing uniquely broad coverage, encompassing North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe …

Editors:
David Armitage, Sanjay Subrahmanyam

2009 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The Afghanistan Wars

A whole generation has grown up in Afghanistan knowing little but the ravages of war. The dramatic overthrow of the Taliban regime in 2001 was simply one event in a series of interrelated struggles which have blighted ordinary people's lives over …

Author:
William Maley

2014 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Pacific Histories

Ocean, Land, People

The first comprehensive account to place the Pacific Islands, the Pacific Rim and the Pacific Ocean into the perspective of world history. A distinguished international team of historians provides a multidimensional account of the Pacific, its …

Editors:
David Armitage, Alison Bashford

2013 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Transforming the World

Global Political History since World War II

An ambitious and engaging narrative survey that charts the history of the world from a political perspective, from 1937 to the post-9/11 era. Providing a wide-ranging assessment of global interactions in peace and war since World War II, Robbins …

Author:
Keith Robbins

2012 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Intercultural Transfers and the Making of the Modern World, 1800–2000

Sources and Contexts

For far too long, the history of the modern era has been written as a history of isolated nation states. This book which presents both interpretation and primary source documents challenges a nation-centred account, exploring the interconnected …

Author:
Thomas Adam

2013 | Global and Transnational History | Book

War in the Eighteenth-Century World

Placing eighteenth-century warfare in a truly global context, Jeremy Black challenges conventional accounts and offers a reappraisal of debates in Western and Asian history. This concise, up-to-date survey assumes little prior knowledge and …

Author:
Jeremy Black

2015 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Transnational Nation

United States History in Global Perspective Since 1789

The development of nationalism, movement of peoples, imperialism, industrialization, environmental change and the struggle for equality are all key themes in the study of both US history and world history. In this revised and updated new edition …

Author:
Ian Tyrrell

2013 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The Atlantic Experience

Peoples, Places, Ideas

Providing a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to the history of the Atlantic world in its entirety, The Atlantic Experience traces the first Portuguese journeys to the West coast of Africa in the mid-fifteenth century through to the …

Authors:
Catherine Armstrong, Laura M. Chmielewski

2013 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Transnational History

Although some historians have been researching and writing history from a transnational perspective for more than a century, it is only recently that this approach has gained momentum. But what is transnational history? How can a transnational …

Author:
Pierre-Yves Saunier

2012 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The Gulf War, 1990–91

In August 1990, Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces boldly invaded and occupied neighboring Kuwait. It was a move that shocked the world and threatened the interests of those countries, such as the USA and the nations of Europe, dependent on oil from …

Author:
William Thomas Allison

2010 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Scotland and America, c.1600–c.1800

While the literature relating to Scottish contact with America has grown significantly in recent years, the influence of America on Scotland and its early modern history has been neglected in favour of a preoccupation with Scottish influence on …

Author:
Alexander Murdoch

2009 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Naval Power

Man lives on land, but the seas of the world are crucial to his lot. Focusing on navies as instruments of power and analysing what they indicate about the nature of state systems and cultures all over the world, Black provides an overview of the …

Author:
Jeremy Black

2011 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Beyond the Military Revolution

War in the Seventeenth Century World

The seventeenth century has long been seen as a period of 'crisis' or transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. This book offers a chance to explore this crisis from the perspective of war and military institutions in a way that should …

Author:
Jeremy Black

2012 | Global and Transnational History | Book

South Asia and Africa After Independence

Post-colonialism in Historical Perspective

Post-colonial South Asia and Africa invite comparison: along with their political boundaries, they inherited from colonial regimes administrative languages, a cluster of sovereign state institutions and modern economic nuclei. When they became …

Author:
Bernard Waites

2016 | Global and Transnational History | Book

A History of Modern Tourism

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, yet leisure travel is more than just economically important. It plays a vital role in defining who we are by helping to place us in space and time. In so doing, it has aesthetic, medical …

Author:
Eric G. E. Zuelow

2009 | Global and Transnational History | Book

The British Atlantic World, 1500–1800

This core textbook gathers an international team of historians to present a comprehensive account of the central themes in the histories of Britain, British America, and the British Caribbean seen in Atlantic perspective. This collection of …

Editors:
PhD David Armitage, PhD Michael J. Braddick

2008 | Global and Transnational History | Book

Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century

Jenel Virden outlines the causes, courses and consequences of the major wars of the Twentieth century in American history, examining how the US became involved; how the wars were fought; and the domestic consequences. Applying 'just war theory' …

Author:
Jenel Virden