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  • Dior - The Collections, 1947-2017

    Sabatini,Adélia
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    In spring 1947, Christian Dior presented the first collection of his newly founded eponymous fashion house. Soon dubbed the 'New Look,' it grabbed headlines all over the world and turned Dior into one of the most influential brands of all time. After...

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    Nudge

    Richard/Sunstein Cass Thaler
    (2909741)

    Every day we make decisions on topics ranging from the personal investments we select to the schools we pick for our children to the foods we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately, as authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein astutely...

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    Brazil - The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

    Reid,Michael
    (9698091)

    Experts believe that Brazil, the world'apos;s fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other rising behemoths Russia, India,...

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    Thirst for Power - Energy, Water, and Human...

    Michael E. Webber
    (9457486)

    Although it is widely understood that energy and water are the world'apos;s two most critical resources, their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. This farsighted book offers a new, holistic way of thinking about...

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    Pax Technica - How the Internet of Things May...

    Howard,Philip N.
    (9638205)

    Should we fear or welcome the internet'apos;s evolution? The 'quot;internet of things'quot; is the rapidly growing network of everyday objects-eyeglasses, cars, thermostats-made smart with sensors and internet addresses. Soon we will live in a...

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    Strange Bird - The Albatross Press and the...

    Michele K. Troy
    (9644588)

    The first book about the Albatross Press, a Penguin precursor that entered into an uneasy relationship with the Nazi regime to keep Anglo-American literature alive under fascism The Albatross Press was, from its beginnings in 1932, a 'quot;strange...

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    Yale Book of Quotations

    Epstein,Joseph
    (2909716)

    This reader-friendly volume contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author. It is unique in its focus on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from...

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    Turbulence

    Bird,Tim; Marshall,Alex
    (8093562)

    In October 2001, NATO forces invaded Afghanistan. Their initial aim, to topple the Taliban regime and replace it with a more democratic government aligned to Western interests, was swiftly achieved. However, stabilizing the country in the ensuing...

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    Melancholy

    L?szl? F. F?ld?nyi (Foldenyi); László F. Földényi (Foldenyi)
    (9458934)

    Alberto Manguel praises the Hungarian writer L?szl? F?ld?nyi as 'quot;one of the most brilliant essayists of our time.'quot; ?F?ld?nyi'apos;s extraordinary Melancholy, with its profusion of literary, ecclesiastical, artistic, and historical insights,...

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    Passchendaele

    PRIOR ,ROBIN; Trevor Wilson
    (9844605)

    No conflict of the Great War excites stronger emotions than the war in Flanders in the autumn of 1917, and no name better encapsulates the horror and apparent futility of the Western Front than Passchendaele. By its end there had been 275,000 Allied...

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    Culture

    Eagleton,Terry
    (9582113)

    Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Defining culture and pinpointing its role in our lives is not, however, so straightforward. Terry Eagleton, one of our foremost literary and cultural critics, is uniquely poised to take on...

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    Syria

    Lesch,David W.
    (9457737)

    When Syrian President Bashar al-Assad came to power upon his father'apos;s death in 2000, many in- and outside Syria held high hopes that the popular young doctor would bring long-awaited reform, that he would be a new kind of Middle East leader...

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    Medieval Europe

    Chris Wickham
    (9467396)

    A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative...

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    American Lynching

    Ashraf H. A. Rushdy
    (9537666)

    After observing the varying reactions to the 1998 death of James Byrd Jr. in Texas, called a lynching by some, denied by others, Ashraf Rushdy determined that to comprehend this event he needed to understand the long history of lynching in the United...

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    The Somme

    Prior,Robin; Trevor Wilson
    (9597985)

    In the long history of the British Army, the Battle of the Somme was its bloodiest encounter. Between July 1 and mid-November 1916, 432,000 of its soldiers became casualties--about 3,600 for every day of battle. German casualties were far fewer...

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    Aristocratic Vice

    Andrew,Donna T.
    (9671049)

    Aristocratic Vice examines the outrage against—and attempts to end—the four vices associated with the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England: duelling, suicide, adultery, and gambling. Each of the four, it was commonly believed, owed its origin to...

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    Victorian Bloomsbury

    Ashton,Rosemary
    (9507164)

    While Bloomsbury is now associated with Virginia Woolf and her early-twentieth-century circle of writers and artists, the neighborhood was originally the undisputed intellectual quarter of nineteenth-century London. Drawing on a wealth of untapped...

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    The Somme

    Prior,Robin; Trevor Wilson
    (9532650)

    Published in a new edition on the centenary of the seismic battle, this book provides the definitive account of the Somme and assigns responsibility to military and political leaders for its catastrophic outcome.'quot;A magisterial piece of...

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    Ancient Greece

    Martin,Thomas R.
    (9629132)

    In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and...

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    Inglorious Revolution

    Summerhill,William R.
    (9518858)

    Nineteenth-century Brazil'apos;s constitutional monarchy credibly committed to repay sovereign debt, borrowing repeatedly in international and domestic capital markets without default. Yet it failed to lay the institutional foundations that private...

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    Bill of Rights - Creation and Reconstruction

    Amar,Akhil Reed
    (2909465)

    A leading scholar of constitutional law delivers an incisive and brilliant new account of the Bill of Rights and explodes conventional wisdom about our most basic charter of liberty.

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    Why Preservation Matters

    Page,Max
    (9467990)

    Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement-and a bold vision for its future Every day, millions of people enter old buildings, pass monuments, and gaze at landscapes...

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    Mexico - Democracy Interrupted

    Jo Tuckman
    (9793859)

    In 2000, Mexico'apos;s long invincible Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) lost the presidential election to Vicente Fox of the National Action Party (PAN). The ensuing changeover—after 71 years of PRI dominance—was hailed as the beginning of a...

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    The Comanche Empire

    Pekka,Hamalainen (hamalainen),
    (2909743)

    In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians,...

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    Democracy in Retreat

    Kurlantzick,Joshua
    (9583356)

    Since the end of the Cold War, the assumption among most political theorists has been that as nations develop economically, they will also become more democratic—especially if a vibrant middle class takes root. This assumption underlies the expansion...

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    Hitler at Home

    Stratigakos,Despina
    (9531667)

    Adolf Hitler'apos;s makeover from rabble-rouser to statesman coincided with a series of dramatic home renovations he undertook during the mid-1930s. This provocative book exposes the dictator'apos;s preoccupation with his private persona, which was...

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    Ambition, A History

    King,William Casey
    (9679138)

    From rags to riches, log house to White House, enslaved to liberator, ghetto to CEO, ambition fuels the American Dream. Americans are driven by ambition. Yet at the time of the nation'apos;s founding, ambition was viewed as a dangerous vice,...

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    The Crusader States

    Barber,Malcolm
    (9459760)

    When the armies of the First Crusade wrested Jerusalem from control of the Fatimids of Egypt in 1099, they believed their victory was an evident sign of God'apos;s favor. It was, therefore, incumbent upon them to fulfill what they understood to be...

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    Imagining Black America

    Michael Wayne
    (9800139)

    Scientific research has now established that race should be understood as a social construct, not a true biological division of humanity. In Imagining Black America, Michael Wayne explores the construction and reconstruction of black America from the...

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    Diary, 1901-1969

    Chukovsky,Kornei
    (2909713)

    A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children's linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled translator, Kornei Chukovsky was a complete man of letters. As benefactor to...

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    Israel - An Introduction

    Rubin,Barry
    (8294227)

    This comprehensive book provides a well-rounded introduction to Israel—a definitive account of the nation'apos;s past, its often controversial present, and much more. Written by a leading historian of the Middle East, Israel is organized around six...

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    The Voting Wars

    Hasen,Richard L.
    (3995204)

    A Letter from Author Richard L. Hasen   In 2000, the U.S. presidential election went into overtime as just a few hundred votes, out of millions cast, separated Republican George W. Bush from Democrat Al Gore in the state of Florida, whose...

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    Dirty Old London - The Victorian Fight...

    Jackson,Lee
    (9506597)

    In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with 'quot;night soil,'quot; graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In...

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    Hitler's Berlin: Abused City

    Friedrich,Thomas
    (5114933)

    From his first visit to Berlin in 1916, Hitler was preoccupied and fascinated by Germany's great capital city. In this vivid and entirely new account of Hitler's relationship with Berlin, Thomas Friedrich explores how Hitler identified with the city,...

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    Inventing the Christmas Tree

    Brunner,Bernd
    (9522905)

    A colorfully decorated Christmas tree, lit with twinkling lights, provokes awe and delight. We understand the lighted tree as a central symbol of the Christmas season, but what are the roots of the tradition? Who first thought to bedeck a tree, to...

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    Those Who Hold Bastogne

    Schrijvers,Peter
    (9619681)

    Hitler'apos;s last gamble, the Battle of the Bulge, was intended to push the Allied invaders of Normandy all the way back to the beaches. The plan nearly succeeded, and almost certainly would have, were it not for one small Belgian town and its...

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    Propaganda State in Crisis

    Brandenberger,David
    (8654141)

    The USSR is often regarded as the world'apos;s first propaganda state. Particularly under Stalin, politically charged rhetoric and imagery dominated the press, schools, and cultural forums from literature and cinema to the fine arts. Yet party...

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    The Future of History

    Lukacs,John
    (9561439)

    For more than sixty years, John Lukacs has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this inspired volume, he turns his attention to the future. Throughout The Future of History, Lukacs reflects on his discipline, eloquently arguing that...

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    History in the Making

    Elliott,J. H.
    (9608219)

    From the vantage point of nearly sixty years devoted to research and the writing of history, J. H. Elliott steps back from his work to consider the progress of historical scholarship. From his own experiences as a historian of Spain, Europe, and the...

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    The End of Byzantium

    Harris,Jonathan
    (9637754)

    By 1400, the once-mighty Byzantine Empire stood on the verge of destruction. Most of its territories had been lost to the Ottoman Turks, and Constantinople was under close blockade. Against all odds, Byzantium lingered on for another fifty years...

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    Islamic Imperialism - A History

    Karsh,Efraim
    (9623652)

    From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last great Muslim empire, the story of the Middle East has been the story of the rise and fall of universal empires and, no less important, of imperialist dreams. So...

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    The Limits of Détente

    Craig Daigle
    (9450940)

    In the first book-length analysis of the origins of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Craig Daigle draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing interest between Arabs and Israelis,...

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    Austerity - The Great Failure

    Schui,Florian
    (6900580)

    Austerity is at the center of political debates today. Its defenders praise it as a panacea that will prepare the ground for future growth and stability. Critics insist it will precipitate a vicious cycle of economic decline, possibly leading to...

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    White Women, Black Men

    Hodes,Martha
    (9583200)

    This book is the first to explore the history of a powerful category of illicit sex in America’s past: liaisons between Southern white women and black men. Martha Hodes tells a series of stories about such liaisons in the years before the Civil War,...

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