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  • Tim Mackintosh-Smith

    Arabs

    $29.00

    This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands a...

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  • Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan

    Arming Slaves

    $78.50

    Arming slaves as soldiers is a counterintuitive idea. Yet throughout history, in many varied societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with the...

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  • Sebastian Strangio

    Cambodia

    $25.00

    To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime and...

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  • Marcus Tanner

    Croatia

    $39.00

    In this updated edition of his acclaimed history, Marcus Tanner takes us from the first Croat principalities of the Early Middle Ages through to th...

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    John Darlington

    Fake Heritage

    $58.00

    What happens when the past-or, more specifically, a piece of cultural heritage-is fabricated? From 50 replica Eiffel Towers located around the worl...

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    Wole Soyinka

    Of Africa

    $26.00

    A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of colonialism, Wole Soyinka has witnessed ...

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    Danny Dorling

    Slowdown

    $45.00

    Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 19...

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  • David Riesman with Nathan Glazer and Reuel Denney

    The Lonely Crowd

    $35.00

    Considered by many to be one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, The Lonely Crowd opened exciting new dimensions in our underst...

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    Peter Burke

    The Polymath

    $42.00

    From Leonardo Da Vinci to John Dee and Comenius, from George Eliot to Oliver Sacks and Susan Sontag, polymaths have moved the frontiers of knowledg...

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    Ronald Hutton

    The Witch

    $29.00

    The witch came to prominence-and often a painful death-in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much more geographically diverse and historicall...

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