The History Bookshelf

SECONDARY TEXTS

  • Anderson, A. & Scarboro, D. (2015) Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy 1603-1702
    (Hodder Education)
  • Bayly, C. A. (2004) The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914 (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Coley, L. (2009) Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837 (Yale University Press)
  • Cunliffe, B. (2013) Britain Begins (Oxford University Press)
  • Davies, J. (2007) A History of Wales (Penguin)
  • Davies, N. (2000) The Isles: A History (Papermac)
  • Dunn, A. (2002) The Great Rising of 1381 (Tempus)
  • Hall, L. (2012) Sex, Gender and Social Change in Britain since 1880 (Palgrave Macmillan)
  • Hobsbawm, E. (1995) The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 (Abacus)
  • Hobson, J. M. (2006) The Eastern Origins of Western Civilization (Cambridge University Press)
  • Khan, Y. (2016) The Raj At War: A People's History Of India's Second World War (Bodley Head)
  • Moffat, A. (2017) Scotland: A History from Earliest Times (Birlinn Ltd)
  • Moore, R. I. (2007) The Formation of a Persecuting Society: Authority and Deviance in Western Europe 950-1250, Second Edition (Blackwell)
  • Morgan, K. O. (2001) Britain Since 1945: The People's Peace: New Edition (Oxford University Press)
  • Morris, M. (2013) The Norman Conquest (Windmill Books)
  • Newsinger, J. (2000) The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire (Bookmarks)
  • Olusoga, D. (2016) Black and British: A Forgotten History (MacMillan)
  • Pakenham, T. (1992) The Scramble For Africa (Abacus)
  • Pryor, F. (2011) The Making of the British Landscape (Penguin)
  • Purkiss, D. (2007) The English Civil War: A People's History (Harper)
  • Roberts, J. & Westad, O. (2014) The Penguin History of the World (Penguin)
  • Steinbach, S. L. (2016) Understanding the Victorians: Second Edition (Routledge)
  • Tharoor, S. (2017) Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India (Hurst)
  • Todd, S. (2014) The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 (Hachette)
  • Zinn, H. (2008) A People's History of the American Empire (Metropolitan Books)

FURTHER READING

  • J. L. Abu-Lughod (1989) Before European Hegemony (Oxford University Press)
  • C. Alvares (1991) Decolonizing History: Technology and Culture in India, China and the West 1492 to the Present Day (The Other India Press)
  • I. Amadiume (1997) Re-Inventing Africa: Matriarchy, Religion and Culture (Zed Books)
  • S. Amin (2010) Global History: A View from the South (Pambazuka Press)
  • B. Anderson & J. Zinsser (1990) A History Of Their Own: Volumes 1 & 2 (Penguin)
  • C. Bambery (2014) The Second World War: A Marxist History (Pluto Press)
  • M. Banerjee (2000) The Pathan Unarmed: Opposition and Memory in the Khudai Khidmatgar Movement (James Currey)
  • J.M. Blaut (2000) Eight Eurocentric Historians (The Guilford Press)
  • J. M. Blaut (1993) The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism and Eurocentric History (The Guilford Press)
  • A. Adu Boahen (1987) African Perspectives on Colonialism (Johns Hopkins University Press)
  • D. Brown (1970/1987) Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Vintage)
  • D. Chakrabarty (2000) Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton University Press)
  • K. N. Chaudhuri (1990) Asia before Europe: Economy and Civilisation of the Indian Ocean from the Rise of Islam to 1750 (Cambridge University Press)
  • D. Christian (2011) Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History (University of California Press)
  • M. Davis (2001) Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niņo Famines and the Making of the Third World (Verso)
  • R. Dreyfus (2006) Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam (Henry Holt & Company Inc)
  • E. Dussel, M. D. Barber [Trans] (1995) The Invention of the Americas: Eclipse of "the Other" and the Myth of Modernity (Continuum)
  • F. Fernandez-Armesto (1996) Millennium: A History of Our Last Thousand Years (Black Swan)
  • F. Fernandez-Armesto (2011) 1492: The Year Our World Began (Bloomsbury)
  • R. Fisk (2006) The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East (Harper)
  • G. Fuller (2012) A World Without Islam (Back Bay)
  • Geoffrey of Monmouth, with Thorpe, L. [Trans] (1973) The History of the Kings of Britain (Penguin)
  • A. Goldschmidt & L. Davidson (2012) A Concise History of the Middle East: 10th Edition (Westview Press)
  • J. Goody (1996) The East in the West (Cambridge University Press)
  • J. Goody (2004) Islam in Europe (Polity)
  • A. Gunder Frank (1998) ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age (University of California Press)
  • T. Hasegawa (2006) Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan (Harvard University Press)
  • R. Hazen (2013) The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet (Penguin)
  • D. Headrick (2012) Power over Peoples: Technology, Environments, and Western Imperialism, 1400 to the Present (Princeton University Press)
  • I. Hernon (2006) Riot!: Civil Insurrection From Peterloo to the Present Day (Pluto Press)
  • E. Hobsbawm (1992) Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality (Cambridge University Press)
  • E. Hobsbawm (1999) Industry and Empire: From 1750 to the Present (Penguin)
  • M. G. S. Hodgson (1977) The Venture of Islam: Volumes 1-3 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press)
  • M. G. S. Hodgson (1993) Rethinking World History (Cambridge University Press)
  • R. Hyam (2007) Britain's Declining Empire: The Road to Decolonisation, 1918-1968 (Cambridge University Press)
  • H. S. Klein (1999) The Atlantic Slave Trade (Cambridge University Press)
  • P. Kriwaczek (2012) Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization Paperback (Atlantic Books)
  • A. Knysh (2016) Islam in Historical Perspective: Second Edition (Prentice Hall)
  • Bartolome Las Casas (1552/1992) A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Penguin Classics)
  • P. Linebaugh (2000) The Many-Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (Verso)
  • H. Leyser (2005) Medieval Women: Social History Of Women In England 450-1500 (W&N)
  • N. MacGregor (2016) Germany: Memories of a Nation (Penguin)
  • S. W. Mintz (1986) Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History (Penguin)
  • I. Pappe (2006) The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (One World)
  • B. Parry (1983) Delusions and Discoveries: India in the British Imagination, 1880-1930 (Verso)
  • T. Parsons (1999) The British Imperial Century 1815-1914 (Rowman & Littlefield)
  • J. Purvis (1997) Women's History: Britain, 1850-1945: An Introduction (Routledge)
  • K. Pomeranz & Steven Topik (1999) The World That Trade Created: Culture, Society and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present (M.E. Sharpe)
  • K. Pomeranz (2000) The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (Princeton University Press)
  • H. Reynolds (2013) Forgotten War (UNSW Press)
  • E. W. Said (2000) Orientalism (Penguin)
  • I. Van Sertima (2003) They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America: New Edition (Random House)
  • K. Steenbrink, Jan Steenbrink & Henry Jansen [Trans] (2006) Dutch Colonialism and Indonesian Islam: Contacts and Conflicts 1596-1950: 2nd Revised Edition (Rodopi B.V.)
  • S. Subrahmanyam (2005) Explorations in Connected Histories: Mughals and Franks (Oxford University Press)
  • S. Subrahmanyam (2005) Explorations in Connected Histories: From the Tagus to the Ganges (Oxford University Press)
  • R. Temple (1998) The Genius of China: 3000 Years of Science, Discovery and Invention (Prion)
  • R. F, Townsend (2010) The Aztecs (Thames and Hudson)
  • C. A. Trocki (1999) Opium, Empire and the Global Political Economy: A Study of the Asian Opium Trade 1750-1950 (Routledge)
  • R. Walker & F. Supiya (2006) When We Ruled: The Ancient and Mediaeval History of Black Civilisations (Black Classic Press)
  • I. Wallerstein (2006) European Universalism: The Rhetoric of Power (The New Press)
  • J. Wilson (2016) India Conquered: Britain's Raj and the Chaos of Empire (Simon & Schuster)
     

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