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The History of Philosophy Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984878748
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Published: Penguin Press - November 5th, 2019

The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkers


Worn on This Day: The Clothes That Made History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780762493579
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Published: Running Press Adult - November 5th, 2019

This stunning visual guide is a journey of discovery through fashion's fascinating history, one day at a time.


The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691203966
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 4th, 2020

The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to today


Empire: A New History of the World Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643133317
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 4th, 2020

A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.

Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire, where we trace back our Western and Eastern roots.


The Sum of the People: How the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541619340
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Published: Basic Books - March 31st, 2020

This fascinating three-thousand-year history of the census traces the making of the modern survey and explores its political power in the age of big data and surveillance.


Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250256850
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.


Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War (Columbia Studies in International and Global History) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780231195102
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Published: Columbia University Press - January 7th, 2020

In the watershed year of 1919, world leaders met in Paris, promising to build a new international order rooted in democracy and social justice. Female activists demanded that statesmen live up to their word.


The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780300251760
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Published: Yale University Press - February 18th, 2020

An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order

The ancient Greeks hard‑wired a tragic sensibility into their culture.


Beyond the Known: How Exploration Created the Modern World and Will Take Us to the Stars Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982123536
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Published: Scribner - November 12th, 2019

From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.

For the first time in h


The Age of Intoxication: Origins of the Global Drug Trade (Early Modern Americas) Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780812251784
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - December 20th, 2019

Eating the flesh of an Egyptian mummy prevents the plague. Distilled poppies reduce melancholy. A Turkish drink called coffee increases alertness. Tobacco cures cancer.


Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300251487
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Published: Yale University Press - March 17th, 2020

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states

Andrew Lambert, author of The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812—winner of the prestigious Anderson Medal—turns his attention to Athens, Carthage, Venice, the Dutch Republic, and Britain, examining how their identitie


The Story of Greece and Rome Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300251647
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Published: Yale University Press - March 17th, 2020

The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from the late Bronze Age to the seventh century

The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world.


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