Cultivated Landscapes of Middle America on the Eve of Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Thomas M. Whitmore, Thomas M.. Whitmore, Billie Lee Turner, Higgins Professor of Environment and Society in the Graduate School of Geography B L Turner
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Drawing on this wealth of data the authors make a contribution to the debate about resource, land, and population in the Americas."--BOOK JACKET.
On the Eve of Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Joseph L. Peyser
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-30 - Publisher: MSU Press

In 1754, Charles de Raymond, chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Louis and a captain in the Troupes de la Marine wrote a bold, candid, and revealing expose; on the French colonial posts and settlements of New France. On the Eve of the Conquest, more than an
The Conquest of the Russian Arctic
Language: en
Pages: 453
Authors: Paul R. Josephson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-09 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Spanning nine time zones, the Russian Arctic was mostly unexplored before the twentieth century. Paul Josephson describes the massive effort under Stalin to assimilate the Arctic into the Soviet empire--effects still being felt today, as Putin redoubles efforts to secure the Arctic, which he sees as key to Russia's economic
On the Eve of the 21st Century
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: William Gay, T. A. Alekseeva
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated

'A groundbreaking cooperative effort by Russian and Western philosophers to analyze the developing new world order.'-Robert L. Homes, University of Rochester
Daily Life of the Aztecs, on the Eve of the Spanish Conquest
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Jacques Soustelle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

The author describes the advancing civilization of the Aztecs destroyed by Spanish conquest