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The Age of Empires

By: Aldrich, Robert

Price: $27.60

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Seller ID: 003462

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. Heavily illustrated with 200 color reproductions of paintings and printed images-up to 17 x 11 inches-and 100 black and white photos and engravings, this large volume considers the combined history of empires in the West through the stories of 13 modern empires. This account raises new subjects, from the roles of women in empire building to food and ecology, and observes how the maps of the explorations, the chronologies of the conquests, and the balance sheets of commerce explain much of today's global civilization. (Description from Daedalus) 320 pages, wel... View more info