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  • From Empires to Imperialismby Boris Kagarlitsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the market economy and the role of government as a disincentive towards private initiative, when for centuries the state power has been carrying... more...

  • Codebreaking our futureby Michael lee

    Infinite Ideas 2014; US$ 26.95

    Some of the greatest scientists, philosophers, and historians of all time have advocated the concept of causality, or cause and effect - the idea that we live in a causal universe in which every effect has a root cause or ‘causal factor’; nothing happens purely by chance. Michael Lee believes that these causal factors - the drives of change... more...

  • Die Hieroglyphe im 18. Jahrhundertby Annette Graczyk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.82

    During the 18 th century, hieroglyphics posed a challenge to the Enlightenment but at the same time, they were cherished material for esotericism. They were seen as puzzling remnants of a now extinct form of communication, somewhere between pictorial writing, gestural language, and symbolism. Hieroglyphics figured prominently in the theory... more...

  • The Future and Why We Should Avoid Itby Scott Feschuk

    D & M Publishers 2014; US$ 22.99

    The future holds many unknowns: advances in medical technology, increased airport security and critical new inventions like sentient, polygraph-enabled, wireless toasters. Luckily, Maclean?s columnist Scott Feschuk has written a survival guidepart how-to manual, part product guide, part apocalypse analysis and part sardonic observationto help us... more...

  • The Prehistoric Foundations of Europe to the Mycenean Ageby C.F.C. Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1940, this is a classic work by one of the most well-regarded archaeological scholars. European archaeology had made remarkable progress in the early twentieth century and this volume offers a clear impression of the understanding of European prehistory as a whole. Broken into six topics with additional prologue and epilogue, the... more...

  • Islam's War Against the Crusadersby W B Bartlett

    The History Press 2008; US$ 15.99

    The Crusades continue to exert a fascination in the West as a story of perceived gallantry and battles against impossible odds. Yet what is less often considered is their effect on the Holy Land, and in particular the response of the Muslim world to the invasions of European Crusaders. In this book, W. B. Bartlett, author of four books on the Crusades,... more...

  • Bloody British History: Salisburyby David J Vaughan

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    CONTAINING:Saxons of Old Sarum BURIED ALIVE!The PLAGUE pits of Salisbury!CATHEDRAL organist intent on MURDER!The book bound in HUMAN SKIN!LOCKED IN A CAGE WITH CRIMINAL LUNATICS!A MONOCLED KILLER!Salisbury has one of the most gruesome histories on record. Human remains filled its barrows, its nobles were tortured, its witches hanged and a deadly disease... more...

  • The Human Storyby James C. Davis

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Has there ever been a history of the world as readable as this? In The Human Story , James C. Davis takes us on a journey to ancient times, telling how peoples of the world settled down and founded cities, conquered neighbors, and established religions, and continues over the course of history, when they fought two nearly global wars and journeyed... more...

  • Published In Association With International Association Of ULSFby Wynn Calder; Rick Clugston

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    From 26 August to 4 September 2002, official governmental delegations and many heads of state will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD). This summit is taking place on the tenth anniversary of the Earth Summit in Rio, and on the thirtieth anniversary of the first United Nations Summit that recognized... more...

  • World Megatrendsby Adjiedj Bakas

    Infinite Ideas 2009; US$ 30.00

    World megatrends focuses on the way we will be living in twenty years time. Will we all live together or will we shut ourselves away in ethnic ghettos? Why will Western Europe become known as Eurabia? Who are our future political leaders and why must we all learn Mandarin Chinese? In World megatrends, Adjiedj Bakas focuses on the future of a drastically... more...