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Pelican

A Political History of the World

Jonathan Holslag

Hardback

9780241352045

 

Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

 

Contents:

 

Why History Matters

 

1. Heavens Obscured

 

2. Solomon's Peacock

 

3. The Persian Takeover

 

4. Gold and Iron

 

5. The World Like a Chariot Run Wild

 

6. Barbarians at the Gates

 

7. The Great Imperial Crisis

 

8. In the Name of the Prophet

 

9. The Earth Between Hope and Calamity

 

10. The Mongol Shockwave

 

11. Huddling in the Darkness

 

12. A New Age of Islamic Conquest

 

13. The Primacy of the West

 

Horror as a Friend