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  1. Sapiens

    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-01, ISBN 9780099590088
    (19 röster)

    ** The global phenomenon** ** The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller ** ** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller ** Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We...

  2. On Tyranny

    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-02, ISBN 9781847924889
    (2 röster)

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'These 128 pages are a brief primer in every important thing we might have learned from the history of the last century, and all that we appear to have forgotten' Observer History does not repeat, but it does instruct...

  3. The Romanovs

    av Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-01-01, ISBN 9781474600873
    (1 röst)

    The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all?This is the intimate story of tw...

  4. The Origins of the Modern World

    av Robert B Marks

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-02-05, ISBN 9781442212404

    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 worl...

  5. Guns, Germs And Steel

    av Jared M Diamond

    Häftad, Engelska, 1999-01-01, ISBN 9780393317558
    (1 röst)

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 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 ...

  6. The World That Trade Created

    av Steven C Topik, Kenneth L Pomeranz

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-10-15, ISBN 9780765623553

    In a series of brief vignettes the authors bring to life international trade and its actors, and also demonstrate that economic activity cannot be divorced from social and cultural contexts. In the process they make clear that the seemingly modern...

  7. The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise

    av Dario Fernandez-Morera

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-02-22, ISBN 9781610170956
    (2 röster)

    Historians, journalists, and even politicians uphold the Muslim kingdom in medieval Spain - "al-Andalus" - as a multicultural paradise, a place where Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived in harmony. There is only one problem with this pop...

  8. Empires in World History

    av Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-07-05, ISBN 9780691152363
    (2 röster)

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take ...

  9. The Silk Roads

    av Peter Frankopan

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-06-01, ISBN 9781408839997
    (3 röster)

    For centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west - in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from eastern Europe and sweeping right across C...

  10. Bad Girls Throughout History

    av Ann Shen

    Other printed item, Engelska, 2016-09-01, ISBN 9781452153933

    Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlight...

  11. Civilization

    av Niall Ferguson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-05-01, ISBN 9780141044583
    (1 röst)

    In 1412, Europe was a miserable backwater ravaged by plague, bad sanitation and incessant war, while the Orient was home to dazzling civilizations. Yet, somehow, the West came to dominate the Rest for most of the next half millennium.In this vital...

  12. A History of the Global Economy

    av Joerg Baten

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-10, ISBN 9781107507180
    (1 röst)

    Why are some parts of the world poor today, while others are rich? At which point in time did they diverge, and what were the reasons? These core questions are addressed in a concise and accessible introduction to global economic development since...

  13. Historien om Sverige - Från istid till framtid

    av Herman Lindqvist

    Ljudbok, Svenska, 2010-10-21, ISBN 9789173134095
    (1 röst)

    Herman Lindqvist ger en helheltsbild av Sveriges händelserika historia under 14000 år, från stenåldern fram till tiden efter andra världskriget, då det nya Sverige formades. Det är intressant, lärorikt och spännande på samma gång tack vare Herman ...

  14. Utopia for Realists

    av Rutger Bregman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-05, ISBN 9781408890271

    A Sunday Times Bestseller We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bes...

  15. New and Old Wars

    av Mary Kaldor

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-09-07, ISBN 9780745655635

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to...

  16. The Enlightenment

    av Dorinda Outram

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-01-10, ISBN 9781107636576
    (3 röster)

    Debate over the meaning of 'Enlightenment' began in the eighteenth century and still continues to this day. This period saw the opening of arguments on the nature of man, truth, the place of God and the international circulation of ideas, people a...

  17. 50 ledare som förändrade historien

    av Charles Phillips

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2015-10-26, ISBN 9789163611575

    Historiens gång har formats av ett stort antal inflytelserika ledargestalter män och kvinnor som med stora visioner och stark passion har genomdrivit innovationer inom politik, religion, kultur och konst. I denna boks insiktsfulla och engagerande ...

  18. Antikens historia - Europa i vardande

    av Örjan Wikander, Charlotte Wikander

    Häftad, Svenska, 2003-03-01, ISBN 9789147051830
    (4 röster)

    Antikens historia: Europa i vardande har som syfte att förmedla en helhetsbild av politisk, social, ekonomisk, kultur- och mentalitetshistoria. Boken täcker såväl en lång tidsperiod, från bronsålder fram till medeltidens början, som ett omfattande...

  19. The Great Crash 1929

    av John Kenneth Galbraith

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-10-01, ISBN 9780141038254
    (1 röst)

    John Kenneth Galbraith's now-classic account of the 1929 stock market collapse, The Great Crash remains the definitive book on the most disastrous cycle of boom and bust in modern times. The Great Crash 1929 examines the causes, effects, aftermath...

  20. Age of Anger

    av Pankaj Mishra

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-01-26, ISBN 9780241278130

    'The kind of vision the world needs right now...Pankaj Mishra shouldn't stop thinking' Christopher de Bellaigue, Financial Times 'This is the most astonishing, convincing, and disturbing book I've read in years' Joe Sacco 'Urgent, profound and ext...

  21. Debriefing the President

    av John Nixon

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-12-29, ISBN 9780593077788

    Set for release on the 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's execution, a riveting, revealing and news-making account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning. In December 2003, after one of the l...

  22. Solhjärtats hemlighet, del 2:

    Solhjärtats hemlighet. Saltregnen

    av Pär Sahlin

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2015-03-139-12 år
    (1 röst)

    - Den ende som kan förhindra katastrofen är ett barn av drottningarnas hus. Ett barn som bär tecknet på sin kropp. Anã tog min hand och la två fingrar över ärret på min handled. - Jag hoppas du förstår vad jag säger. Du, Kim är den ende som kan rä...

  23. The Sleepwalkers,

    av Christopher Clark

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-07-04, ISBN 9780141027821
    (11 röster)

    The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it w...

  24. The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two

    av Richard Overy

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-04-09, ISBN 9780199605828

    World War Two re-assessed for a new generation, from the 1930s through to the beginnings of the Cold War. A stimulating and thought-provoking new interpretation of one of the most terrible episodes in world history.

  25. The Transformation of the World

    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-10-02, ISBN 9780691169804

    A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jurgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century...

  26. From Boys to Men

    av Ruth Mazo Karras

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-11-01, ISBN 9780812218343
    (1 röst)

    While the social identity of women in medieval society hinged largely on the ritual of marriage, identity for men was derived from belonging to a particular group. Knights, monks, apprentices, guildsmen all underwent a process of initiation into t...

  27. Sapiens

    av Yuval Noah Harari

    E-bok, Svenska, 2015-03-02, ISBN 9789127140400
    (2 röster)

    Sapiens är en medryckande och tankeväckande bok om mänsklighetens historia som på kort tid blivit en internationell bästsäljare. Yuval Noah Harari för med imponerande lätthet samman flera olika forskningsområden och perspektiv när han tar oss med ...

  28. Napoleon The Great

    av Andrew Roberts

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-02, ISBN 9780141032016

    NOW A MAJOR BBC2 TV SERIES AWARDED THE PRIX DU JURY DES GRANDS PRIX DE LA FONDATION NAPOLEON 2014 From Andrew Roberts, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Storm of War, this is the definitive modern biography of Napoleon. Napoleon Bonaparte ...

  29. The Ascent Of Money: A Financial History Of The World,

    av Niall Ferguson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-04-01, ISBN 9780718194000

    Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call if what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that financial history is the back-story to all history. From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance...

  30. The Military Revolution

    av Geoffrey Parker

    Häftad, Engelska, 1996-04-01, ISBN 9780521479585
    (1 röst)

    This is a new edition of Geoffrey Parker's much-admired illustrated account of how the West, so small and so deficient in natural resources in 1500, had by 1800 come to control over one-third of the world. Parker argues that the rapid development ...