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The Anatomy of Revolution

By: "Brinton, Crane"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394700441

ISBN: 0394700449

Condition: GOOD


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"Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies"

By: "Diamond, Jared M."

Price: $8.45

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Seller ID: 9780393317558

ISBN: 0393317552

Condition: GOOD


In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance i... View more info

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The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West

By: "Ferguson, Niall"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143112396

ISBN: 0143112392

Condition: GOOD


Astonishing in its scope and erudition, this is the magnum opus that Niall Ferguson's numerous acclaimed works have been leading up to. In it, he grapples with perhaps the most challenging questions of modern history: Why was the twentieth century history's bloodiest by far? Why did unprecedented material progress go hand in hand with total war and genocide? His quest for new answers takes him from the walls of Nanjing to the bloody beaches of Normandy, from the economic... View more info

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"Pessimist's Guide to History: An Irrestistible Guide to Compendium of Catastrophies, Babarities, Massacres and Mayhe"

By: "Flexner, Stuart, Flexner, Doris"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Avon Books (P):

Seller ID: 9780380762361

ISBN: 0380762366

Condition: GOOD


The original "irreverent jaunt through the catastrophes, cataclysms and outrages that shaped our world" has sold more than 73,000 copies. This updated edition takes us from the Big Bang (it was an explosion, after all) to the turn of the millennium, with more than 10,000 new words and 100 new entries that chronicle the disasters, bad decisions, and downright evil events that have taken place since September 1991 (the last entry, in the first book). With a light but infor... View more info

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The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World

By: "Greenspan, Alan"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143114161

ISBN: 0143114166

Condition: GOOD


"The Age Of Turbulence" is Alan Greenspan's incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. Following the arc of his remarkable life's journey through his more than eighteen-year tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board to the present, in the second half of "The Age of Turbulence" Dr. Greenspan... View more info

Hammarskjold

By: "Kelen, Emery"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1966

Seller ID: 5-1H006

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has slightly softened and faded spine ends. Clipped dust jacket is present but age-soiled, scratched and with small chips on spine ends. Biography of the former Secretary General of the United Nations." View more info

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"The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century, 2nd Edition (World Social Change)"

By: "Marks, Robert B."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780742554191

ISBN: 0742554198

Condition: GOOD


This clearly written and engrossing book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world from 1400 to the present. Unlike most studies, which assume that the "rise of the West" is the story of the coming of the modern world, this history, drawing upon new scholarship on Asia, Africa, and the New World, constructs a story in which those parts of the world play major roles. Robert B. Marks defines the modern world as one marked by industry, the nation state,... View more info

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"Tear Down This Wall: A City, a President, and the Speech that Ended the Cold War"

By: "Ratnesar, Romesh"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781416556916

ISBN: 1416556915

Condition: GOOD


On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan addressed a crowd of 20,000 people in West Berlin in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. The words he delivered that afternoon would become among the most famous in presidential history. "Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate," Reagan said. "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall " Elegant and dramatic, "Tear Down This Wall" is the definitive account of one of the most memorable speeches in recent history and a reminder of the power of a president's wor... View more info

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"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of the World Trade, 2nd Edition"

By: "Rivoli, Pietra"

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780470287163

ISBN: 0470287160

Condition: GOOD


"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated in fourteen languages, "Travels" has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic realities. Now updated and revised--including a discussions of environmental issue--this fascinating book illustrates crucial lessons in the debate on globalization.The major themes and conclusions from the first ... View more info

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A Short History of the World

By: "Roberts, John M."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780195115048

ISBN: 019511504X

Condition: GOOD


Here is a compact and affordable edition of J. M. Robert's acclaimed world history. Vividly written and beautifully illustrated, it brings the outstanding breadth of scholarship and international scope of the larger volume within the grasp of most readers. Completely up-to-date, comprehensive yet succinct, it takes readers on an amazing journey from the first appearance of Homo sapiens to recent chapters in the exploration of space. Informative, beautifully rendered maps... View more info

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Sex in History

By: "Tannahill, Reay"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scarborough House:

Seller ID: 9780812885408

ISBN: 0812885406

Condition: GOOD


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The guns of August

By: "Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553026696

ISBN: 0553026690

Condition: GOOD


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History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks

By: Emma Marriott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MJF:

Seller ID: 9781606711873

ISBN: 1606711873

Condition: very good


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