Trade, Land, Power: The Struggle for Eastern North America
In this sweeping collection of essays, one of America's leading colonial historians reexamines struggles between Native peoples and Europeans in early America in terms of how each understood the material basis of power. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackBuddhism and Islam on the Silk Road
352 pages | 6 x 9 | 48 illus.
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4237-9 | $69.95 | £45.50
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2259-3 | $29.95 | £19.50
EBook | ISBN 978-0-8122-0531-2 | $29.95 | £19.50
A volume in the Encounters with Asia series
This groundbreaking work challenges contemporary stereotypes by revealing how both Buddhist and Muslim religious traditions were shaped by a millennium of cross-cultural exchange along the Silk Road from Iran to China. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackEmpires of God: Religious Encounters in the Early Modern Atlantic
Edited by Linda Gregerson and Susan Juster
344 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4289-8 | $59.95 | £39.00
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2260-9 | $27.50 | £18.00
Focusing on the formative period of European exploration, settlement, and conquest in the Americas, from roughly 1500 to 1760, Empires of God brings together literary scholars and historians of the English, French, and Spanish Americas to demonstrate the power of religious ideas and narratives to create kingdoms both imagined and real. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackAlong an African Border: Angolan Refugees and Their Divination Baskets
188 pages | 6 x 9 | 37 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4293-5 | $39.95 | £26.00
Paper Apr 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2268-5 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Contemporary Ethnography series
Anthropologist Sónia Silva examines how a community of Luvale people, Angolan refugees living in Zambia, use lipele divination baskets to cope with daily life in a new land and maintain connections to their past. Read more . . .
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