An Intimate History Of Humanity

Author: Theodore Zeldin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448161991
Size: 59.44 MB
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Portraits of living people and historical figures are placed alongside each other as Zeldin discusses how men and women have lost and regained hope; how they have learnt to have interesting conversations; how some have acquired an immunity ...

An Intimate History Of Humanity

Author: Theodore Zeldin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0749396237
Size: 72.78 MB
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Portraits of living people and historical figures are placed alongside each other as Zeldin discusses how men and women have lost and regained hope; how they have learnt to have interesting conversations; how some have acquired an immunity ...

The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144818116X
Size: 78.39 MB
Format: PDF
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Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next’ Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

The Beauty And The Sorrow

Author: Peter Englund
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307701387
Size: 72.72 MB
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In this masterful book, renowned historian Peter Englund describes this epoch-defining event by weaving together accounts of the average man or woman who experienced it.

Empire Of Humanity

Author: Michael Barnett
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801461095
Size: 20.25 MB
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Empire of Humanity explores humanitarianism's remarkable growth from its humble origins in the early nineteenth century to its current prominence in global life.

Thomas Jefferson

Author: Fawn McKay Brodie
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393317527
Size: 51.70 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An ambitious, perceptive portrayal of a complex man, this bestselling biography breaks new ground in its exploration of Jefferson's inner life. "Brodie has humanized Jefferson without in the least diminishing him".--Wallace Stegner. Photos.

The French

Author: Theodore Zeldin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448162009
Size: 13.31 MB
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This is a guide to France intended for the traveller who wants to get to know French people as individuals, for the negotiating businessman and for students who wishes to discover in-depth aspects of their lives.

The Great Mortality

Author: John Kelly
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060006935
Size: 36.10 MB
Format: PDF
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The Great Mortality is the extraordinary epic account of the worst natural disaster in European history -- a drama of courage, cowardice, misery, madness, and sacrifice that brilliantly illuminates humankind's darkest days when an old world ...

Armchair Nation

Author: Joe Moran
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654444
Size: 12.65 MB
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Armchair Nation reveals the fascinating, lyrical and sometimes surprising history of telly, from the first demonstration of television by John Logie Baird (in Selfridges) to the fear and excitement that greeted its arrival in households ...