Brief Histories Of Everyday Objects

Author: Andy Warner
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250137039
Size: 55.81 MB
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This is both a book of histories and a book about histories. It explores how lies become legends, trade routes spring up, and empires rise and fall—all from the perspective of your toothbrush or toilet.

Brief Histories Of Everyday Objects

Author: Andy Warner
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250078660
Size: 50.33 MB
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This is both a book of histories and a book about histories. It explores how lies become legends, trade routes spring up, and empires rise and fall—all from the perspective of your toothbrush or toilet.

Brief Histories Of Everyday Objects

Author: Andy Warner
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781250078650
Size: 32.73 MB
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This is both a book of histories, and a book about histories. It explores how lies become legends, trade routes spring up, and empires rise and fall-all from the perspective of your toothbrush or toilet.

A Brief History Of Misogyny

Author: Jack Holland
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780338848
Size: 76.61 MB
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In this compelling, powerful book, highly respected writer and commentator Jack Holland sets out to answer a daunting question: how do you explain the oppression and brutalization of half the world's population by the other half, throughout ...

The Brief History Of The Dead

Author: Kevin Brockmeier
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375424237
Size: 52.35 MB
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From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between.

Modern Greece

Author: Thomas W. Gallant
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472567587
Size: 15.35 MB
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Modern Greece is an updated and enhanced edition of a classic survey of Greek history since the beginning of the 19th century.

My Brief History

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448169917
Size: 14.48 MB
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Tracing his development as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onwards through numerous intellectual breakthroughs, and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time – one of the iconic ...

The Caribbean

Author: Gad Heuman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781780935997
Size: 40.86 MB
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Topics covered include: - The Amerindians - Sugary and Slavery - Race, Racism and Equality - The Aftermath of Emancipation - The Revolutionary Caribbean - Cultures of the Caribbean This new edition is fully revised and updated, with new ...

Moon

Author: Bernd Brunner
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300168705
Size: 79.24 MB
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Using werewolves and Wernher von Braun, Stonehenge and the sex lives of sea corals, aboriginal myths, and an Anglican bishop in this new book, the author weaves variegated information into a glimpse of Earth's closest celestial neighbor, ...

A Brief History Of Slavery

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849017328
Size: 66.61 MB
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In this panoramic history, Jeremy Black tells how slavery was first developed in the ancient world, and reaches all the way to present day and the contemporary crimes of trafficking and bonded labour.