Warriors B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

New Arrivals
World History


There are 453 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in New Arrivals - World History
Page 2 of 23 next

Police Encounters: Security and Surveillance in Gaza Under Egyptian Rule (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I)
Police Encounters: Security and Surveillance in Gaza Under Egyptian Rule (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I)
by Ilana Feldman
Publisher Comments
Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948–1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with... (read more)

Your price: $98.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics
by Charles Krauthammer
Publisher Comments
Charles Krauthammer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is a syndicated columnist, political commentator and physi­cian. His column is syndicated to 400 news­papers worldwide. He is a nightly panelist on Fox News’s Special Report with... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $13.60
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Abbeys and Priories of Medieval Wales
Abbeys and Priories of Medieval Wales
by Janet Burton
Publisher Comments
This volume is a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to the religious houses of Wales from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries. It offers a thorough introduction to the history of monastic orders in Wales, including the Benedictines, Cluniacs,... (read more)

Your price: $47.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps
KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps
by Nikolaus Wachsmann
Publisher Comments
The first comprehensive history of the Nazi concentration camps In a landmark work of history, Nikolaus Wachsmann offers an unprecedented, integrated account of the Nazi concentration camps from their inception in 1933 through their demise, seventy years... (read more)

Your price: $40.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood
The Prime of Life: A History of Modern Adulthood
by Steven Mintz
Publisher Comments
Adulthood today is undergoing profound transformations. Men and women wait until their thirties to marry, have children, and establish full-time careers, occupying a prolonged period in which they are no longer adolescents but still lack the traditional... (read more)

Your price: $35.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture
Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture
by Colin M. Maclachlan
Publisher Comments
With an empire stretching across central Mexico, unmatched in military and cultural might, the Aztecs seemed poised on the brink of a golden age in the early sixteenth century. But the arrival of the Spanish changed everything. Imperialism and the... (read more)

Your price: $34.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil
Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil
by Miguel (edt) Carter
Publisher Comments
In Challenging Social Inequality, an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars and development workers explores the causes, consequences, and contemporary reactions to Brazil's sharply unequal agrarian structure. They focus on the Landless... (read more)

Your price: $109.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway
One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway
by Asne Seierstad
Publisher Comments
A harrowing and thorough account of the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back together On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside government buildings in central Oslo, killing eight people. He... (read more)

Your price: $28.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Late Ancient Knowing: Explorations in Intellectual History
Late Ancient Knowing: Explorations in Intellectual History
by Catherine M. (edt) Chin
Publisher Comments
In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of these... (read more)

Your price: $109.75
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Rose Hotel: A Memoir of Secrets, Loss, and Love from Iran to America
The Rose Hotel: A Memoir of Secrets, Loss, and Love from Iran to America
by Rahimeh Andalibian
Publisher Comments
RAHIMEH ANDALIBIAN was born in Tehran and moved with her family to California in 1979, at the onset of the Iranian revolution. Raised and schooled in LA, she is a clinical psychologist specializing in intergenerational family therapy. A dynamic speaker... (read more)

Your price: $26.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform
Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform
by Nanxiu Qian
Publisher Comments
In 1898, Qing dynasty emperor Guangxu ordered a series of reforms to correct the political, economic, cultural, and educational weaknesses exposed by China's defeat by Japan in the First Sino-Japanese War. The "Hundred Day's Reform" has received a great... (read more)

Your price: $76.25
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
by Evan Osnos
Publisher Comments
Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction. A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation From abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation of pragmatic plutocrats and... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $13.60
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism
Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism
by Keith David Watenpaugh
Publisher Comments
"From the vantage point of the Eastern Mediterranean and the aftermath of the Armenian genocide, Keith Watenpaugh has rethought the history of humanitarianism and produced the most moving and textured account of it to date. With its penetrating... (read more)

Your price: $76.25
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Holocaust
The Holocaust
by Thomas Cussans
Publisher Comments
During the Holocaust, the Nazis systematically murdered more than six million Jews. This commemorative volume, published in association with Mandeacute;morial de la Shoah, Franceandrsquo;s memorial museum on the Holocaust, strives to understand the... (read more)

Your price: $49.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


A Short History of the Vietnam War (Short History)
A Short History of the Vietnam War (Short History)
by Gordon Kerr
Publisher Comments
The thrilling story of the young Australian Army engineers of 3 Field Troop who were the first allied soldiers to risk their lives in the darkness of the Vietcong tunnels of South Vietnam. Staring death squarely in the face every day, these young... (read more)

Your price: $16.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
by Lawrence Wright
Publisher Comments
Lawrence Wright is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of six previous books of nonfiction, including In the New World, Remembering Satan, The Looming Tower, Going Clear, and one novel, God’s Favorite. His books have received many... (read more)

Your price: $16.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Fabulous Future?: America and the World in 2040
The Fabulous Future?: America and the World in 2040
by Gary Saul (edt) Morson
Publisher Comments
Will the future be one of economic expansion, greater tolerance, liberating inventions, and longer, happier lives? Or do we face economic stagnation, declining quality of life, and a techno­logically enhanced totalitarianism worse than any yet seen?... (read more)

Your price: $21.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Life in a Corner: Cultural Episodes in Southeastern Utah, 1880-1950
Life in a Corner: Cultural Episodes in Southeastern Utah, 1880-1950
by Robert S. Mcpherson
Publisher Comments
Community building in the Four Corners area of southeastern Utah required specialized knowledge and a good bit of determination on the part of settlers who wrested a livelihood from the Colorado Plateau. Robert S. McPherson, the regionandrsquo;s leading... (read more)

Your price: $30.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


In and of the Mediterranean: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies (Hispanic Issues)
In and of the Mediterranean: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies (Hispanic Issues)
by Michelle M. (edt) Hamilton
Publisher Comments
The Iberian Peninsula has always been an integral part of the Mediterranean world, from the age of Tartessos and the Phoenicians to our own era and the Union for the Mediterranean. The cutting-edge essays in this volume examine what it means for medieval... (read more)

Your price: $42.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Enlightenment: History of an Idea
The Enlightenment: History of an Idea
by Vincenzo Ferrone
Publisher Comments
"Ferrone's compelling and courageous effort to disentangle the conceptions of the Enlightenment advanced by historians and philosophers since the eighteenth century results in a volume indispensable to historians and philosophers alike--and especially... (read more)

Your price: $36.75
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


«prev 2 4 5 ... 23 next»


There are 453 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in New Arrivals
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.