Thursday, August 15, 2013

Selected Biblography by Time Period

Pre 500 CE/AD
Aldred, Cyril. Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom, McGraw-Hill. 1965.
Boardman, John. Greek Art, Oxford University Press. 1978.
Cooper, J.C. Symbolic & Mythological Animals,Aquarian/Thorsons. 1992.
Cotterel, Arthur. World Mythology, Parragon Publishing. 2005,
Cotterel, Arthur and Storm, Rachel. The Ultimate Encylopedia of Mythology, the myths and legends of the Ancient Worlds from Greece, Rome and Ancient Egypt to the Norseand Celtic lands, through Persia, and India to China and the Far East, Hermes House. 1999.
Desroches-Noblecourt, Christine. Tutankhamen, Life and Death of a Pharaoh, New York Graphic Society. 1963.
Grant, Michael. A Social History of Greece and Rome, Cahrles Scribner's Sons. 1992.
Hadas, Moses. Imperial Rome, Time Inc. 1965.
Hamilton, Edith. Mythology-Timeless Tales of Gods and Heros, Mentor Books. 1942.
Hanscom, James H. and Hayes, Carlton J.H. Ancient Civilizations, Prehistory to the Fall of Rome, Macmillan. 1968.
Hoffman, Ross J.S. Man and His History, World History and Western Civilization, Doubleday & Company. 1961.
Kerrigan, Michael. A Dark History of the Roman Emperors, from Julius Caesar to the Fall of Rome, Metro Books. 2008.
Leick, Gwendolyn. The Babylonians, Routeledge.2003.
Herzberg, Max J. Myths and their Meaning, Allyn and Bacon, Inc. 1984.
Hodge, Jessica. Who's Who in Classical Mythology, Brompton Books Corp. 1995.
Kramer, Samuel N. Mythologies of the Ancient World, Archer Books. 1961.
Littman, Robert J. The Greek Experiment, Imperialism and Social Conflict 800-400 BC, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1974.
MacKenzie, Finlay. Chinese Art Spring Books, 1961.
Mavromataki, Maria. Greek Mythology and Religion, Haitalis. 1997.
McKay, Liz and Santon, Kate, Editors. Atlas of World History, from the Origins of Mankind to the Present Day, Parragon Publishing, 2005.
Mellaart, James. Earliest Civilizations of the Near East, McGraw Hill. 1965.
Rice, Ros. Battles of the Ancient World, 1285 BC - AD 451 from Kadesh to Catalaunian Field Metro Books. 2007.
Rodgers, Nigel. Roman Empire, Metro Books. 2008.
Sansom, G.B. Japan A Short Cultural History, Stanford University Press. 1978.
Stewart, Robert; Twist, Chris and Horton, Edward. Mysteries of History, National Geographic. 2003.
Stillman, Gordan. Roman Rulers and Rebels, Independent School Press. 1972
Strauss, Barry S. and Ober, Josiah. The Anatomy of Error, Ancient Military Disasters and their Lessons for Modern Strategists, St. Martins Press. 1990.
Sun Tzu, The Art of War.
Tacitus, The Annal of Imperial Rome.
Tarradell, M. Roman Art in Spain, Tudor Publishing. 1969.
Weber, Eugen. The Western Tradition, from the Ancient World to Louis XIV, D.C. Heath and CO. 1972.
Wells, H.G. A Short History of the World, Cassell and Co. Ltd. Publishing. 1922.
Wenli, Zhang. The Qin Terracotta Army, Treasures of the Lingtong, Scalla Books and Cultural Relics Publishing House, 1996.
Wright, Chris. Korea, its History and Culture, Korean Overseas Information Service, 1996.
Wright, G. Ernest, Great People of the Bible and How They Lived, Readers Digest Association, Inc. 1974.

Post 500 CE/AD
Anderson, M.S. The Ascendancy of Europe, 1815-1914, Longman. 1972.
Arnstein, Walter L. Britain Yesterday and Today, 1830to the Present, Houghton Mifflin. 2001.
Barthorp, Michael. The Zulu War, a Pictorial History, Brantford.1981.
Briggs, Asa and Clavin, Patricia. Modern Europe 1789-1989, Longman. 1997.
Brinton, Crane. A Decade of Revolution, 1789-1799, Harper Torchbooks.1963.
Brody, David. Essays on the Age of Enterprise: 1870-1900, Dryden Press. 1974.
Buricchi, Susanna and Bucci, Cristina. Renaissance Art, Masterpieces in Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Barnes and Noble. 2007.
Cadbury, Deborah. Dreams of Iron and Steel, Seven Wonders of the Nineteenth Century, from the Building of the London Sewers to the Panama Canal, Fourth Estate. 2004.
Cahill, Thomas. Heretics and Heros, How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World, Doubleday. 2013.
Cairns, Trevor. The Twentieh Century, Cambridge University Press. 1983.
Clark, Fredrick and Hayes, Carlton. Medieval and Early Modern Times, the Age of Justinian to the Eighteenth Century, Macmillan. 1966.
Clark, Sir George. The Seventeenth Century, Oxford University Press. 1970.
Capra, Fritjof. Learning from Leonardo, Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius, Berrett-Koehler Pub. Inc. 2013.
Cleary, Thomas. Code of the Samurai, A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Tara Shiesuke, Tuttle Martial Arts. 1999.
Connelly, Owen. The Epoch of Napoleon, Holt Rinehart and Winston Inc. 1972.
Cortazzi, Hugh. The Japanese Achievment, St. Martin's Press. 1990.
Cosman, Madeleine P. Fabulous Feasts, Medieval Cookery and Ceremony, George Braziller Inc. 1976.
Cox, George W. The Crusades Charles Scribner's Sons. 1893.*
Danziger, Danny and Gillingham, John. 1215, The Year of the Magna Carta, Simon and Schuster. 2003.
DiCaprio, Lisa and Wiesner, Merry E. Lives and Voices, Sources in European Women's History, Houghton Mifflin Co. 2001.
Elliot, T.H. Europe Divided, 1559-1598, Harper and Row. 1968.
Esposito, Vincent. The West Point Atlas of American Wars, Vol. One, 1689-1900, Dept. of Military Art and Engineering, U.S. Military Academy. 1959.
Esposito, Vincent. The West Point Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars, Dept. of Military Art and Engineering, U.S. Military Academy. 1964.
Fagan, Brian. The Adventure of Archeology, National Geographic. 1985.
Fage, J.D. An Atlas of African History, Africana Publishing. 1978.
Fairbanks, John K. The Great Chinese Revolution, 1800-1985, Harper Perennial. 1987.
Farwell, Byron. Armies of the Raj, from the Great Indian Mutiny to Independence: 1858-1947, W.W. Norton & Co. 1989.
Farwell, Bryon. Queen Victoria's Little Wars, Harper and Row. 1972.
Featherstone, Donald. Victoria's Enemies, an A-Z of British Colonial Warfare, Brantford. 1898.
Gartner, Peter J. Art and Architecture Musee D'Orsay, Konemann Verlagagesellschaft. 2001.
Gibson, Charles. Spain in America, Harper Colophon Books. 1966.
Gilbert, Martin. Atlas of Russina History, Dorset Press. 1972.
Gollwitzer, Heinz. Europe in the Age of Imperialism 1880-1914, 1969.
Gordan, Irving. World History, Amsco School Publishing Inc.1996.
Gravett, Christopher. Castles and Fortifications from around the World, Thalamus Publishing. 2001.
Greenhalgh, Paul. Art Nouveau, 1890-1914, Harry N. Adams. 2000.
Hale, Oron. The grand Illusion, 1900-1914, Harper Torchbooks. 1971.
Hayes, Carlton. A Generation of Materialism, 1871-1900, Harper Tourchbooks. 1963.
Hanson, Neil. The Confident Hope of a Miracle, the True History of the Spanish Armada, Vintage Books. 2003.
Hardin, Terri. Forts and Castles, Masterpieces of Architecture, Smithmark. 1997.
Hartog, Leo de. Genghis Khan, Conqueror of the World, Barnes & Noble Press. 1989.
Headrick, Daniel R. The Tools of Empire, Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press. 1981.
Hershey, John. Hiroshima, Alfred A. Knopf Inc. 1946.
Kirchner, Walter. A History of Russia, Harper & Row, Publishers. 1976.
Kure, Mitsuo. Samurai, Chartwell Books.2007. McKay, Liz and Santon, Kate, Editors. Atlas of World History, from the Origins of Mankind to the Present Day, Parragon Publishing, 2005.
LaFeber, Walter. America Russia, and the Cold War 1945-1975, John Wiley and Sons, 1976.
Lao Tzu. The Way of Life, Signet Classic. 2001.
Lunenfeld, Marvin. 1492 Discovery Invasion Encounter, D.C. Heath and Company. 1991.
Menzies, Gavin. 1434, the Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, Harper Collins Publisher, 2008.
McCullough, David. 1776, Simon and Schuster. 2005.
Morgan, Edmund S. The Puritan Dilemma, the Story of John Winthrop, Little Brown and Co. 1958.
Moss, Norman. Nineteen Weeks, America, Britain and the Fateful Summer of 1940, Endeavor Press. 2014.
Oman, Charles W.C. Castles, An illustrated guide through 80 castles of England and Wales, Beekman House. 1928.
Panofsky, Erwin. The Life and Art of Albrecht Durer, Princeton University Press. 1971.
Peretz,Don. The Middle East, Houghton Mifflin. 1990.
Peiser, Andrew.and Serber, Michael. Our World, A Global Studies Text, Amsco School Publishing Inc. 1996.
Porter, Bernard.  The Lion's Share, a Short History of British Imperialism, 1850-1995, Logman. 1996.
Prescott, William. The Conquest of Mexico, J.B. Lippincott Co. 1883.*
Ribera, Feliciano. Mexican Americans / American Mexicans, From Conquistadors to Chicanos, Hill and Wang. 1993.
Ruby, Jennifer. Costumes in Context-Medieval Times, B.T.Batsford Ltd. 1994.
Sansom, G.B. Japan A Short Cultural History, Stanford University Press. 1978.
Snellgrove, L.E. The Modern World since 1870, Longman Group Ltd. 1985.
Sumerset Fry, Plantagent (yes that is his name). The Kings & Queens of England & Scotland, Grove Press, 1990.
Tuchman, Barbara. A Distant Mirror, the Calamitous 14th Century, Ballantine Books. 1978.
Tuchman, Barbara. The Guns of August, Balantine Books. 1962.
Tuchman, Barbara. The March of Folly, from Troy to Vietman, Balantine Books. 1984.
Tuchman, Barbara. The Proud Tower: Portrait of the World before the War, 1890-1914, Balantine Books. 1966.
Turnbull, S.R. Samurai Warriors, Blandford. 1991.
Turnbull, S.R. The Samurai, a Military Tradition, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc. 1977.
Wagner, Eduard. European Weapons and Warfare 1618-1648, Octopus Books Limited. 1979.
Wagner, Tony. The Global Achievement Gap, Basic Books. 2010.
Warnes, David. Russia: a Modern History, Unwin Hyman Ltd., 1990.
Weber, Eugen. The Western Tradition, from the Ancient World to Louis XIV, D.C. Heath and CO. 1972.
Wells, H.G. A Short History of the World, Cassell and Co. Ltd. Publishing. 1922.
Williams, Hywell. A History of the Middle Ages, Power and Pageantry 950-1450, Metro Books. 2011.
Williams, Neville. Henry VIII and His Court, Macmillan Co. 1971.
Winters, Janet & Savoy, Caroline. Elizabethan Costuming for the years 1550-1580,Other Times Publications. 1987.

*These two books are quite dated works, with a lot of outdated concepts, but they are very interesting to read to get a feel of the ideas of the Victorian Era Historians.

Selected Sources:
Library of Congress:
Musee d'Orsay, Paris:
Musee de l'Armee, les Invalides Paris:
National Geographic Magazine and Web site:
Rome, Rise and Fall of an Empire, Gardner Films Inc. for History Channel.