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  1. Sapiens

    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9780099590088
    (18 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 are the most ...

  2. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-02, ISBN 9781847924889
    (1 röst)

    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 i...

  3. Age of Anger

    av Pankaj Mishra

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-01-26, ISBN 9780241299395

    Modernity, secularism, development, and progress have long been viewed by the powerful few as benign ideals for the many. Today, however, botched experiments in nation-building, democracy, industrialization and urbanization visibly scar much of th...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Civilization

    av Niall Ferguson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-05-03, 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 vita...

  9. 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 ...

  10. A History of the Global Economy

    av Joerg Baten

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-10, ISBN 9781107507180

    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...

  11. Thank You for Being Late

    av Thomas L Friedman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-11-22, ISBN 9780241301449

    From the Pulitzer Prize winner and No.1 international bestselling author of The World is Flat, an essential and entertaining field guide to thriving in the twenty-first century. We all sense it - something big is going on. You feel it in your work...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. The Human Web

    av J R McNeil, William H McNeill

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-02-01, ISBN 9780393925685
    (2 röster)

    In their concise overview of global history, the McNeills explore the webs that have drawn humans together in patterns of interaction and exchange, cooperation and competition since earliest times. From the thin, localized webs of early agricultur...

  15. Stora Döden : Den Värsta Katastrof Som Drabbat Europa

    av Dick Harrison

    Pocket, Svenska, 2002-06-01, ISBN 9789173248525
    (4 röster)

    Den medeltida pestepidemin, digerdöden, slukade proportionellt sett fler människoliv än någon annan historisk katastrof. För 1300-talets människor, bedövade av epidemins omfattning, var den helt enkelt "stora döden". Dick Harrisons mäktiga krönika...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Guns, Germs and Steel

    av Jared M Diamond

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-04-01, ISBN 9780099302780
    (1 röst)

    This work abandons the conventional distinctions between history and science. Diamond focuses on what ancient people were endowed with in the way of land, animals and plants, and on the confrontations between less and more advanced people to see h...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

    av Christopher De Hamel

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-09-22, ISBN 9780241003046

    'An endlessly fascinating and enjoyable book' Neil MacGregor 'Full of delights' Tom Stoppard An extraordinary exploration of the medieval world - the most beguiling history book of the year This is a book about why medieval manuscripts matter. Com...

  25. 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...

  26. Globalization in World History

    av Peter N Stearns

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-07-14, ISBN 9781138674295

    In this revised edition of Globalization in World History, Peter Stearns explores the roots of contemporary globalization, examining shifts in the global flow of people, goods and ideas as early as 1000 CE. Exploring how four moments in history ha...

  27. 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...

  28. The Viking World

    av Stefan Brink, Neil Price

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-08-09, ISBN 9780415692625
    (1 röst)

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today's leading scholars, both establish...

  29. Hope in the Dark

    av Rebecca Solnit

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-07-28, ISBN 9781782119074

    At a time when political, environmental and social gloom can seem overpowering, this remarkable work offers a lucid, affirmative and well-argued case for hope. This exquisite work traces a history of activism and social change over the past five d...

  30. The Gallic War

    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-04-01, ISBN 9780199540266
    (1 röst)

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. This new translation reflects the purity of Caesar's La...