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The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates

The Invisible Hook

The Hidden Economics of Pirates

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$15.42

Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers...

Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

Empires of the Weak

The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

Princeton University Press (2019)
US$25.43

How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts...

When Montezuma Met Cortes: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

When Montezuma Met Cortes

The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

HarperCollins (2018)
US$1.99

A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Cortés that completely...

The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

The Great Ocean

Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

Oxford University Press (2013)
US$15.29

A groundbreaking and lyrically written work that explores the world of the Pacific Ocean.

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

Gods of the Upper Air

How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2019)
US$18.19

“Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King’s resolutely humane...

The Oak Island Mystery: World's Greatest Treasure Hunt

The Oak Island Mystery (2nd ed.)

World's Greatest Treasure Hunt

Dundurn (2012)
US$7.99

In 1795 three boys began to dig, and what they uncovered started the world's greatest and strangest...

The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans

The Boundless Sea

A Human History of the Oceans

Penguin Books Ltd (2019)
US$49.34

From the award-winning author of The Great Sea , a magnificent new global history of the oceans and...

Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here
HarperCollins Publishers (2019)
US$16.07

A unique history of plant and animal invaders of the British isles spanning thousands of years of...

Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

Remarkable Creatures

Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2014)
US$15.99

National Book Award Finalist: A biologist’s “thoroughly enjoyable” account of the expeditions that...

Civilization: The West and the Rest

Civilization

The West and the Rest

Penguin Publishing Group (2011)
US$16.98

From the bestselling author of  The Ascent of Money  and  The Square and the Tower Western...