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  • The Lie Detectorsby Ken Alder

    Free Press 2007; US$ 27.00

    The story of the lie detector takes us straight into the dark recesses of the American soul. It also leads us on a noir journey through some of the most storied episodes in American history. That is because the device we take for granted as an indicator of guilt or innocence actually tells us more about our beliefs than about our deeds. The machine... more...

  • Daily Life through World History in Primary Documents [3 volumes]by Rebecca Bennette; David Borgmeyer; David Matz; Lawrence Morris

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 330.00

    Who did the ancient Greeks describe as the world's best athlete? What does the Koran say about women's rights? How has the digital revolution changed life in the modern age? From the law courts of ancient Iraq to bloody Civil War battlefields, explore the daily lives of people from major world cultures throughout history, as presented in their own... more...

  • Wealth of Nationsby Adam Smith

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations” is one of the most profound works on the turn of events surrounding Industrial Revolution. Smith has explicitly elucidated upon the political economy of that era. This is considered one of the first works that analyzes the free market policies and its effects. more...

  • A Study of Historyby Arnold J. Toynbee; D.C. Somervell

    Oxford University Press 1947; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship, Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History consists of a ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations. Contained in two volumes, D.C. Somervell's abridgement of this magnificent enterprise preserves the method, atmosphere, texture, and, in many instances, the very... more...

  • The British Barbariansby Grant Allen

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Depicting the very true sentiments of its author, this work is implanted in the mind and stimulates deep thought process. Allen has portrayed the British reigning in their colonial areas and has commented on their ruthless treatments and subjugation of the natives. With elucidated characters, this is a unique work by the author. more...

  • Infernal Deviceby Erik Ruhling

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 14.95

    Erik Ruhling assembles an unmatched array of torture tools invented exclusively for the infliction of pain and the ending of life, each carefully researched with an accompanying full-color, highly detailed rendering. This beautifully presented book features classics like the Iron Maiden and the Guillotine, as well as more rarified connoisseur?s fare... more...

  • Tropics Boundby James Seay Dean

    The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69

    In the popular imagination, English colonisation in the Americas began with the founding of Jamestown in Virginia in 1607 (which recently celebrated its 400th anniversary). But the focus of English voyages to the far side of the Atlantic for 100 years before that had been much further south, in defiance of Pope Alexander VI's decree that South America... more...

  • Scandals in Historyby Ed Rayner; Ron Stapley

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Notions of what is scandalous vary from age to age, but our fascination with all things outrageous remains the same. Whether the sexual disgraces of the Victorian era or the political outrages of modern times, the shocking and the immoral never cease to cause a stir among the masses. Bestselling partnership Ed Rayner and Ron Stapley return with their... more...

  • The Warlord and the Renegadeby James Wyllie

    The History Press 2013; US$ 13.11

    There is a continuing interest in the history of Hitler's Third Reich. This is a quirky, untold story of Hitler's Third Reich that uncovers the Goring brothers' bizarre relationship. more...

  • The Templarsby Barbara Frale; Gregory Conti; Umberto Eco

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    Barbara Frale gives us an explosive, exhaustively researched history of the medieval world?s most powerful military order, the Templars. At its height, the Order of the Knights Templar rivaled the kingdoms of Europe in military might, economic power, and political influence. For 700 years, the tragic demise of this society of warrior-monks amid accusations... more...