Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present

Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present

by Anthony Pagden, Dion Graham
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ISBN-10:
1402570406
ISBN-13:
9781402570407
Pub. Date:
02/18/2010
Publisher:
Recorded Books, LLC

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Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present

Written by one of the world’s foremost historians of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires—the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British—and their colonies, and the back-and-forth between “us” and “them,” culture and nature, civilization and barbarism, the center and the periphery. It’s the history of how conquerors justified conquest, and how colonists and the colonized changed each other beyond all recognition.

Author Biography: Anthony Pagden was educated in Santiago de Chile, London, Barcelona, and Oxford. Over the past two decades, he has been the Reader in Intellectual History at Cambridge, a fellow of King’s College, a visiting professor at Harvard, and Harry C. Black Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. Currently a professor of political science at UCLA, he is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement, The New Republic, and The New York Times.

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ISBN-13: 9781402570407
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
Publication date: 02/18/2010

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