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The New Penguin History of the World: Fifth Edition

The New Penguin History of the World: Fifth Edition

  • by J. M. Roberts, Odd Arne Westad (Revised by)
  • ISBN: 0141030429
  • ISBN-13: 9780141030425
A revised edition of the sweeping world history chronicles from early hominid life through the global events of the twenty-first century, following a central theme that human history is a story of change through a deliberate shaping of ...

Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

  • by Jean de Joinville, Caroline Smith (Translator), Geffroy de Villehardouin
  • ISBN: 0140449981
  • ISBN-13: 9780140449983
Provides two chronicles of the Crusades, with the first account covering the Fourth Crusade, and the second account detailing the travels of King Louis and his battles during the Sixth and Seventh Crusades.

Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

  • by Stephen Yafa
  • ISBN: 0143037226
  • ISBN-13: 9780143037224
A history of cotton's impact on the world describes how the fiber has been at the center of conflict and controversy, rendering nations into industrial powers, in a chronicle that documents cotton's domestication some 5,500 years ago, its ...

The Lost Men: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party

The Lost Men: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party

  • by Kelly Tyler-Lewis
  • ISBN: 0143038516
  • ISBN-13: 9780143038511
An account of the support group that was dispatched to an opposing side of the continent to assist Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 historical crossing of the Antarctic describes how the Ross Sea ship was lost in a gale, stranding ten men ...

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

  • by Ray Kurzweil
  • ISBN: 0140282025
  • ISBN-13: 9780140282023
This is not science fiction. This is the twenty-first century according to Ray Kurzweil, the inventor of the most innovative and compelling technology of our era. In his inspired hands, life in the new millennium no longer seems daunting.

Empires of Trust: How Rome Built--And America Is Building--A New World

Empires of Trust: How Rome Built--And America Is Building--A New World

  • by Thomas F. Madden
  • ISBN: 0452295459
  • ISBN-13: 9780452295452
The author of The New Concise History of the Crusades presents an optimistic view of the future of the United States that draws on examples from Roman history, citing key commonalities while demonstrating how both nations drew strength from ...

The Secret History

The Secret History

  • by Procopius, G. A. Williamson (Translator), Peter Sarris (Translator), Peter Sarris (Introduction), Peter Sarris (Noted by)
  • ISBN: 0140455280
  • ISBN-13: 9780140455281
This volume also includes further reading, a chronology, a genealogy, maps and notes.

The Penguin Illustrated History of Britain and Ireland: First Edition

The Penguin Illustrated History of Britain and Ireland: First Edition

  • by Barry Cunliffe, John Morrill (Editor), Robert Bartlett (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0140514848
  • ISBN-13: 9780140514841
Illustrated throughout, this volume includes a range of colour maps. Previous ed.: published as The Penguin atlas of British & Irish history. 2001.

A History of India: Volume 1

A History of India: Volume 1

  • by Romila Thapar
  • ISBN: 0140138358
  • ISBN-13: 9780140138351
This Classic Introduction To India'S Early History Covers The Era Of The Ascendance Of Aryan Culture, Circa 1000 Bc, To The Coming Of The Mughals In Ad 1526 And The Arrival Of The First European Trading Companies.

The Penguin Illustrated History of Britain and Ireland

The Penguin Illustrated History of Britain and Ireland

  • by Barry Cunliffe, John Morrill (Editor), Robert Bartlett (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0140514848
  • ISBN-13: 9780140514841
Illustrated throughout, this volume includes a range of colour maps. Previous ed.: published as The Penguin atlas of British & Irish history. 2001.

 

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