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Future Stories: What's Next? Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316497459
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - June 7th, 2022

The New York Times bestselling author of Origin Story, who Bill Gates has “long been a fan of,” turns his attention to the future of humanity — and how we think about it — in this ambitious book.

The future is uncertain, a bit spooky, possibly dangerous, maybe wonderful.


Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780804141499
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Published: Crown - May 24th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A panoramic revisionist portrait of the nineteenth-century invention that is transforming the twenty-first-century world


Musical Revolutions: How the Sounds of the Western World Changed Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525658634
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

From the critically acclaimed author of Temperament, a narrative account of the most defining moments in musical history—classical and jazz—all of which forever altered Western culture
 


A History of Photography in 50 Cameras Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780228103639
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Published: Firefly Books - May 31st, 2022

A History of Photography in 50 Cameras explores the 180-year story of perhaps the most widely used device ever built. It covers cameras in all forms, revealing the origins and development of each model and tracing the stories of the photographers who used and popularized them.


Timelines of World History (DK Timelines Adult) Cover Image
By DK
$40.00
ISBN: 9780744056273
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Published: DK - June 7th, 2022

An illustrated record covering all the major events and achievements in human history. Designed for history aficionados, trivia buffs, or anyone with a curious mind, Timelines of World History takes an innovative approach to the traditional, text-driven style of a date-by-date chronology.


Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780593489444
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Published: Penguin Press - July 5th, 2022

Henry Kissinger, consummate diplomat and statesman, examines the strategies of six great twentieth-century figures and brings to life a unifying theory of leadership and diplomacy


The Human Calling: Three Thousand Years of Eastern and Western Philosophical History Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781631956911
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Published: Morgan James Faith - April 26th, 2022

The Human Calling is a vigorously researched and profoundly spiritual narrative history of the world's religious movements as they relate to society's collective understanding of the duties they have to fellow people and looks ahead to what lessons from history can be applied as people navigate a technological age.


Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982195786
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2022

A “supremely entertaining” (The New Yorker) exploration of who gets to record the world’s history—from Julius Caesar to William Shakespeare to Ken Burns—and how their biases influence our understanding about the past.

There are many stories we can spin about previous ages, but which accounts get told? And by whom?


Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982123475
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Published: Scribner - April 19th, 2022

If the 1619 Project illuminated the ways in which life in the United States has been shaped by the existence of slavery, this “historical, literary masterpiece” (Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy) focuses on emancipation and how its afterlife further codified the racial caste system—instead of obliterating it.

To understand why the shadow of slavery still haunts


An Atlas of Extinct Countries Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781609457662
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Published: Europa Compass - March 15th, 2022

The remarkable (and occasionally ridiculous) stories of 48 nations that fell off the map.

"Countries are just daft stories we tell each other. They're all equally implausible once you get up close."


Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780399591044
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Published: Random House - April 12th, 2022

“[An] elegantly layered exploration of Europe’s past and future . . . a multifaceted masterpiece.”—The Wall Street Journal

“A lovely, personal journey around the Adriatic, in which Robert Kaplan revisits places and peoples he first encountered decades ago.”—Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads


A Little History of Art (Little Histories) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780300253665
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Published: Yale University Press - April 26th, 2022

A thrilling journey through 100,000 years of art, from the first artworks ever made to art’s central role in culture today
 
“This lively volume is ideal for the precocious high-schooler, the lazy collegian . . . and any adult who wishes for greater mastery of the subject. . . .