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  1. Sapiens

    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9780099590088
    (22 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, 2017-02-27, ISBN 9781847924889
    (3 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. Magicians of the Gods

    av Graham Hancock

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-08-11, ISBN 9781444779707
    (1 röst)

    Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock retur...

  4. 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 ...

  5. The Romanovs

    av Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-01-01, ISBN 9781474600873
    (2 röster)

    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...

  6. Cities of Power

    av Goran Therborn

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-05-02, ISBN 9781784785444

    Why are some cities more powerful than others? What makes a capital city different from others in a nation state? In this brilliant survey of urban politics, leading sociologist Goran Therborn looks at what makes a metropolis. Through a historical...

  7. Bad Girls Throughout History

    av Ann Shen

    Inbunden, 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

    av Hunter S Thompson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-04-01, ISBN 9780007204489
    (1 röst)

    The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption.In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presi...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Guns, Germs, and Steel

    av Jared Diamond

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-07, ISBN 9780393354324

    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...

  15. Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction

    av Robert J C Young

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-06-01, ISBN 9780192801821
    (1 röst)

    An innovative and lively account of both the history and key debates in postcolonialism. Robert Young situates it in a wide cultural context, discussing its importance as an historical condition, and as a means of changing the way that we think ab...

  16. 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 ...

  17. The Ascent of Money

    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 ...

  18. Hiroshima Nagasaki

    av Paul Ham

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-07-18, ISBN 9780552778503

    Japan 1945. In one of the defining moments of the twentieth century, more than 100,000 people were killed instantly by two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by US Air Force B29s. Hundreds of thousands more succumbed to their horrific ...

  19. Napoleon the Great

    av Andrew Roberts

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-02, ISBN 9780141032016
    (1 röst)

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

  20. 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...

  21. A Warner book:

    Tuesdays With Morrie

    av Mitch Albom

    Unknown, Engelska, ISBN 9780751527377
    (1 röst)

    Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. Yoga Body

    av Mark Singleton

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-02-25, ISBN 9780195395341
    (1 röst)

    The practice of yoga has become hugely popular in the West. Most people assume (and many claim) that 'postural' yoga - characterized by the familiar, demanding, physical poses - is an ancient Indian tradition. But in fact, as Mark Singleton shows,...

  25. The Foundations of Early Modern Europe, 1460-1559

    av Eugene F Rice, Anthony Grafton

    Häftad, Engelska, 1994-02-01, ISBN 9780393963045
    (3 röster)

    Professor Rice, assisted in this edition by Professor Tony Grafton continues to argue, as in the first edition, that this century represents a shift from medieval to "early" modern.

  26. 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...

  27. 1967

    av Harvey Kubernik

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-04-18, ISBN 9781454920526

    In 1967, tens of thousands of young people streamed into San Francisco, kicking off a social transformation that shook the world. In this book, Harvey Kubernik embarks on an insider's musical exploration of the Summer of Love. The main narrative i...

  28. Gulag

    av Anne Applebaum

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-04-01, ISBN 9780140283105
    (1 röst)

    This landmark book uncovers for the first time in detail one of the greatest horrors of the twentieth century: the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions.Gulag is the only major history in any langua...

  29. 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...

  30. Heritage of World Civilizations, The, Volume 1

    av Albert M Craig

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-07-24, ISBN 9780133832389

    NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHistoryLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyHistoryLab, search for 0134224957 / 9780134224954  T he Heritage of World Civiliz...