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Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty

Belknap Press, 2014

What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data ...
  
  











  



  
Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age

Princeton University Press, 1986

The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its title from an ...
  
  











  



  
World War I: The Definitive Visual History
R. G. Grant

DK ADULT, 2014

2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I — DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide , a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's award-winning editorial and design team, World War I charts the developments of the war from a global perspective. Using illustrated timelines, detailed maps, and personal accounts, ...
  
  











  



  
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
David Fromkin

Holt Paperbacks, 2009

Published with a new afterword from the author—the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts—including the hostilities between Arabs and Israelis, and the violent challenges posed by Iraq’s competing sects—are rooted in the region’s political inheritance: the arrangements, unities, and ...
  
  











  



  
Barron's AP European History, 7th Edition
Seth A. Roberts, James M. Eder

Barron's Educational Series, 2014

In-depth preparation for the AP European History exam features: Two full-length model AP exams with all questions answered and explained A 15-chapter summary of European history for review, starting with Europe during the Italian Renaissance and progressing to Europe in the twenty-first century Essay questions and multiple-choice questions with answers following each chapter Extensive charts that summarize Europe's history The manual can be ...
  
  











  



  
Modern European History
Birdsall Viault

McGraw-Hill, 1990

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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
David McCullough

Simon & Schuster, 1978

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough. From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman , here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough ...
  
  











  



  
The American Pageant
David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen

Cengage Learning, 2012

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. ...
  
  











  



  
The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I
Barbara W. Tuchman

Presidio Press, 2004

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in the summer of 1914 that determined ...
  
  











  



  
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
Daniel Yergin

Free Press, 2008

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis.
  
  











  



  
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
William Cronon

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"Magnificent... the best work of economic and business history I've ever read."—Paul Krugman In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological and economic changes that made Chicago America's most dynamic city and the Great West its hinterland, Mr. Cronon opens a new window onto our national past. This is the story of city and country ...
  
  











  



  
A History of World Societies, Volume 2: Since 1450
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011

A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it.  Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course.  Proven to work in the classroom, the book’s regional and comparative approach helps students understand the ...
  
  











  



  
5 Steps to a 5 AP European History, 2014-2015 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations ...
Jeffrey Brautigam

McGraw-Hill, 2013

Get ready for your AP exam with this straightforward and easy-to-follow study guide, updated for all the latest exam changes! 5 Steps to a 5: AP European History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised edition covers the latest course syllabus and provides model tests that reflect the latest version of ...
  
  











  



  
The American Promise Value Edition, Combined Version: A History of the United States
James L. Roark, Michael P. Johnson, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012

The new two-color Value Edition of The American Promise is the ideal solution for instructors and students who want a full-length narrative at a low price. A clear political framework supports a dynamic social and cultural story enlivened by the voices of hundreds of Americans who help students connect with history and grasp important concepts.
  
  











  



  
Western Civilizations: Their History and Their Culture (Brief Third Edition) (Vol. 2)
Joshua Cole, Carol Symes, ...

W. W. Norton & Company, 2011

The best western civilizations text for emphasizing critical thinking, now in a brief edition. Master teachers and scholars, new co-authors Joshua Cole and Carol Symes integrate new and innovative pedagogical tools based on their own teaching experiences into this best-selling brief text to help students think critically, retain key information, and make connections.
  
  











  



  
Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State
Robert Wuthnow

Princeton University Press, 2014

Tracing the intersection of religion, race, and power in Texas from Reconstruction through the rise of the Religious Right and the failed presidential bid of Governor Rick Perry, Rough Country illuminates American history since the Civil War in new ways, demonstrating that Texas's story is also America's. In particular, Robert Wuthnow shows how distinctions between "us" and "them" are perpetuated and why they are so often shaped by religion ...
  
  











  



  
The American Promise Value Edition, Volume II: From 1865: A History of the United States
James L. Roark, Michael P. Johnson, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012

The new two-color Value Edition of The American Promise is the ideal solution for instructors and students who want a full-length narrative at a low price. A clear political framework supports a dynamic social and cultural story enlivened by the voices of hundreds of Americans who help students connect with history and grasp important concepts.
  
  











  



  
Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century
Eric Hobsbawm

New Press, The, 2014

Eric Hobsbawm, who passed away in 2012, was one of the most brilliant and original historians of our age. Through his work, he observed the great twentieth-century confrontation between bourgeois fin de siècle culture and myriad new movements and ideologies, from communism and extreme nationalism to Dadaism to the emergence of information technology. In Fractured Times , Hobsbawm, with characteristic verve, unpacks a century of cultural ...
  
  











  



  
Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
Steve Forbes, Elizabeth Ames

McGraw-Hill, 2014

Why a return to sound money is our only hope for a true recovery and a healthy global economy Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. Since the U.S. abandoned a gold-linked dollar more than four decades ago, the world's governments have slid into a dangerous ignorance of the fundamental monetary principles that guided the world's most successful economies for centuries. Today's wrong-headed monetary policies are now ...
  
  











  



  
How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust
Dan McMillan

Basic Books, 2014

The Holocaust has long seemed incomprehensible, a monumental crime that beggars our powers of description and explanation. Historians have probed the many sources of this tragedy, but no account has united the various causes into an overarching synthesis that answers the vital question: How was such a nightmare possible in the heart of western civilization? In How Could This Happen , historian Dan McMillan distills the vast body of Holocaust ...
  
  











  








   


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