A Cultural History of Western Empires, 6 volumes

Cultural History of Western Empires

A Cultural History of Western Empires presents historians, and scholars and students of related fields, with the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the cultural history of empire from ancient times to modernity. With six highly illustrated volumes covering 2500 years, this is the definitive reference work on the subject, comprising:

Volume 1. A Cultural History of Western Empires in Antiquity (500BCE-800CE)
Volume 2. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Middle Ages (800-1450)
Volume 3. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Renaissance (1450-1650)
Volume 4. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800)
Volume 5. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Age of Empire (1800-1920)
Volume 6. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Modern Age (1920-2000+)

Each volume adopts the same thematic structure, covering: War, Trade, Natural worlds, Labor, Mobility, Sexuality, Resistance and Race, enabling readers to trace one theme throughout history, as well as gaining a thorough overview of each individual period.

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