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A New History, Second Enlarged Edition

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674018280

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

Short

640 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

60 halftones, 25 maps, 6 tables

Belknap Press

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Manages to tell its sprawling, turbulent, 4,000-year story in a single volume without either losing clarity or oversimplifying its subject… Rich and fascinating.—Arnold R. Isaacs, The San Francisco Chronicle

Will serve for decades to come as a standard reference and textbook.—Robert L. Worden, The Washington Post Book World

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