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The Other

Ryszard Kapuscinski

The master of literary reportage reflects on the West's encounters with the non-European throughout the ages.

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Published: Sep 2009

A Little History of the World

E. H. Gombrich

In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited by a publishing acquaintance to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in an i...

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Published: Sep 2008

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the W...

Tamim Ansary

We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years.In Destiny Disrupted, Tamim Ansary tells the rich st...

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Published: Apr 2010

Political Order and Political Decay: ...

Francis Fukuyama

The second volume of the bestselling landmark work on the history of the modern stateWriting in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called Francis Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order "magisterial in its learning and admirably ...

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Published: Oct 2015

An Edible History of Humanity

Tom Standage

More than simply sustenance, food historically has been a kind of technology, changing the course of human progress by helping to build empires, promote industrialization, and decide the outcomes of wars. Tom Standage draws on archaeo...

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Published: Apr 2010

The Ascent of Money: A Financial Hist...

Niall Ferguson

Ferguson tells the human story behind the evolution of money, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest Wall Street upheavals. The author shows that finance is, in fact, the foundation of human progress.

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Published: Oct 2009

The World Until Yesterday: What Can W...

Jared Diamond

The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us? Most of...

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Published: Oct 2013

La Divina commedia; the Divine comedy...

Dante Alighieri

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Nov 2019

Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Musl...

Firas Alkhateeb

Islam has been one of the most powerful religious, social and political forces in history. Over the last 1400 years, from origins in Arabia, a succession of Muslim polities and later empires expanded to control territories and peoples...

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Published: Nov 2017

366 Days: Compelling Stories From Wor...

Scott Allsop

Stretching from Ancient Rome to the World Wide Web and from the Danelaw to the Cold War, 366 Days is an engaging and entertaining chronicle of the highs and lows of world history. Whether it heralded a world-changing new discovery, th...

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Published: Nov 2016

Precis of Information concerning the ...

Anonymous

This is a curated and comprehensive collection of the most important works covering matters related to national security, diplomacy, defense, war, strategy, and tactics. The collection spans centuries of thought and experience, and i...

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Published: Feb 2015

The Work of Aristotle Magna moralia E...

Aristotle

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Jul 2020

The works of Aristotle (Volume VII)

Aristotle

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Jul 2020

Strange History

Bathroom Readers' Institute

The fifth book in the popular Uncle John's Briefs series contains the strangest short history articles from over 30 Bathroom Readers-along with 50 all-new pages. From the 20th century to the Old West, from the Age of Enlightenment to ...

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Published: Jun 2016

The collected works of Ambrose Bierce...

Ambrose Bierce

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Jun 2019

The Secret History of the World

Mark Booth

The amazing surprise New York Times bestseller, filled with "breathtaking glimpses into worlds that heretofore have been little explored" (Foreward) They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history-or wha...

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Published: Feb 2010

Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making...

James Boyce

"Original sin is the Western world's creation story."According to the Christian doctrine of original sin, humans are born inherently bad, and only through God's grace can they achieve salvation. In this captivating and contr...

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Published: Jan 2016

Poems - by Currer, Ellis & Acton Bell...

Charlotte Bronte

"Poems - by Currer, Ellis & Acton Bell" is a collection of fantastic poetry written by the literary sisters Emily, Charlotte, and Anne Brontë. Published in 1846 under the pseudonyms Currer (Charlotte), Ellis (Emily), and Acton (Anne)...

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Published: Mar 2018

Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of...

Michael Burleigh

In this sweeping and deeply penetrating work, distinguished historian Michael Burleigh explores the nature of terrorism from its origins in the West to the current global threat fueled by fundamentalists. Burleigh takes us from the ro...

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Published: Mar 2010

In the Wake of the Plague: The Black ...

Norman F. Cantor

A New York Times bestseller, In the Wake of the Plague is a fascinating study of the cultural and religious consequences of one of the deadliest tragedies to befall humanity: the black plague. Though rigorously scientific in his appro...

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Published: Mar 2015

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic M...

Dan Carlin

Now a New York Times Bestseller.\n\nThe creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.\n\nDo tough times crea...

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Published: Nov 2020

The Disappearance of Percy Fawcett an...

Jane Clapp

There is nothing more disconcerting than someone vanishing into thin air. Unanswered questions abound and the mysteries only tend to grow. The Disappearance of Percy Fawcett and Other Famous Vanishings attempts to provide clarity and ...

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Published: Apr 2017

Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan ...

John Henrik Clarke

Book annotation not available for this title...Title: .Christopher Columbus and the Afrikan Holocaust..Author: .Clarke, John Henrik, Dr./ Jeffries, Leonard, Dr. (FRW)/ Scobie, Edward, Dr. (INT)..Publisher: .Eworld Inc..Publication Dat...

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Published: Aug 2011

Red: A History of the Redhead

Jacky Colliss Harvey

RED is a brilliantly told, captivating history of red hair throughout the ages. A book that breaks new ground, dispels myths, and reinforces the special nature of being a redhead, with a look at multiple disciplines, including science...

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Published: Mar 2018

Maggie, A Child Of The Streets

Stephen Crane

Maggie, A Child Of The Streets has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have...

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Published: Mar 2021

The open boat, and other tales of adv...

Stephen Crane

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Sep 2020

Daniel Defoe's Journal of the plague ...

Daniel Defoe

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Sep 2019

The history of the devil, as well anc...

Daniel Defoe

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Sep 2020

The gambler, and other stories

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this boo...

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Published: Oct 2010

An Atheist History of Religion

Thomas Dugan

Just as banks are unfortunately run by people who are obsessed with money, the problem with books about religion is that they are written by people who are obsessed with religion. Way too much attention (and, yes, respect) is paid to ...

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Published: Jul 2014
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