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In Asian Waters: Oceanic Worlds from Yemen to Yokohama
In the centuries leading up to our own, the volume of traffic across Asian sea routes—an area stretc...
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The World: A Family History
From the master storyteller and internationally bestselling author – the story of humanity from preh...
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Rules: A Short History of What We Live By
Rules order almost every aspect of our lives. They set our work hours, dictate how we drive and set...
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Accident: A Philosophical and Literary History
From ancient philosophy to Tristram Shandy and Buster Keaton movies, this book tells the engaging hi...
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A Pipeline Runs Through It: The Story of Oil from Ancient Times to the First World War
'Fascinating revelations' Max Hastings, Sunday Times'Wonderfully detailed and colourful' Steven Pool...
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Cairo 1921: Ten Days that Made the Middle East
The first comprehensive history of the 1921 Cairo Conference which reveals its enduring impact on th...
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Supertall: How the World's Tallest Buildings Are Reshaping Our Cities and Our Lives
The global boom in skyscrapers—why it’s happening now, how they’re made, and what they do to cities...
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Slow Rise: A Bread-Making Adventure
'Compelling, vivid . . . Slow Rise will be welcomed by the new bread geeks' SpectatorOver the course...
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Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping
“Readers will not find a shrewder analysis as to why the Chinese act as they do.”—Robert D. Kaplan...
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The Riddle of the Rosetta: How an English Polymath and a French Polyglot Discovered the Meaning of Egypt
In 1799, a French Army officer was rebuilding the defenses of a fort on the banks of the Nile when h...
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Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe
'Magisterial ... Immensely readable' Douglas Alexander, Financial Times'Insightful, productively pro...
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The Meddlers: Sovereignty, Empire, and the Birth of Global Economic Governance
A pioneering history traces the origins of global economic governance—and the political conflicts it...
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American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850
From a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, the powerful story of a precarious United States as it expa...
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A Natural History of Beer
A celebration of beer—its science, its history, and its impact on human culture “Curatorial eminence...
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Beer: A Global Journey Through the Past and Present
A fascinating exploration of beer, ancient and contemporary, and its role in shaping human societyBe...
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