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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

Alan Jacobs

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Hardback

A contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our... [more]

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Mosques: Splendors of Islam

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Mosques: Splendors of Islam

Leyla Uluhanli

Architecture; Religious buildings; Islam

Hardback

One of the most important and authoritative books to celebrate mosque architecture and Islamic design, featuring many new... [more]

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On Purpose

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On Purpose

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of science

Hardback

A brief, accessible history of the idea of purpose in Western thought, from ancient Greece to the present Can we live without... [more]

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The Caliphate at War: The Ideological, Organisational and Military Innovations of Islamic State

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The Caliphate at War: The Ideological, Organisational and Military Innovations...

Ahmed S. Hashim

History; Islam; Religious & theocratic ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Innovation is key to military success, as Ahmed Hashim explains in his study of how Islamic State functions as a fighting,... [more]

$55.00

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The Art of War: The Quintessential Collection of Military Strategy

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The Art of War: The Quintessential Collection of Military Strategy

Sun Tzu, Niccolo Machiavelli

Philosophy; Warfare & defence

Hardback

Collected in an elegant volume are four of the most important and influential military and political treatises in history:... [more]

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Venice and its Jews: 500 Years Since the Founding of the Ghetto

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Venice and its Jews: 500 Years Since the Founding of the Ghetto

Donatella Calabi

History of architecture; History; Social & cultural history; History of religion; Jewish studies

Hardback

Published to mark the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venice ghetto, and accompanies an exhibition currently taking... [more]

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Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe

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Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe

Derry Brabbs

Christian worship, rites & ceremonies; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Ten great historic pilgrim routes of Western Europe, inspiration for today's long distance walker [more]

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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

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Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945

Simon Young

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Tony Judt was born in London in 1948, but spent most of his career in America. He studied history at Cambridge and then earned... [more]

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The Coming of the French Revolution

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The Coming of the French Revolution

Tom Stammers

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Four social groups brought down the French monarchy. Why? Because in 1789 each of these very different groups had compelling... [more]

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The Wealth of Nations

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The Wealth of Nations

John Collins

Philosophy; Economics

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200 years after it was written, Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations is still debated by governments internationally.... [more]

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In Defence of History

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In Defence of History

Nicholas Piercey, Tom Stammers

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Postmodernist thinkers consider history to be not very far removed from a work of fiction, something dependent on historians'... [more]

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The Road to Serfdom

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The Road to Serfdom

David Linden, Nick Broten

Philosophy; Economics

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Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom (1944) analyzes the ways in which excessive government planning can erode democracy.... [more]

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

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Debt: The First 5000 Years

Sulaiman Hakemy

Philosophy; Economics

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Born in 1961, US anthropologist and activist David Graeber was weaned on leftist politics, and declared himself an anarchist... [more]

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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

Helen Roche

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Published in 2010, Bloodlands argues that accounts of World War II have paid too much attention to the atrocities of Adolf... [more]

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Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s

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Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia...

Victor Petrov, Riley Quinn

History; Philosophy; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Sheila Fitzpatrick's Everyday Stalinism rejects the simplistic treatment of the Soviet Union as a totalitarian government... [more]

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Civil Disobedience

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Civil Disobedience

Mano Toth, Jason Xidias

Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Originally published in 1866, Civil Disobedience asks when - and in what circumstances - an individual should actively oppose... [more]

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Fear and Trembling

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Fear and Trembling

Brittany Pheiffer Noble

Literary theory; Philosophy; Political science & theory

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What is the nature of our personal relationship with God? That's the core question of Fear and Trembling, published in 1843.... [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

James Orr

Literary theory; Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Most likely written between 170 and 180, Meditations is a remarkable work, a unique insight into one of the most conscientious... [more]

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Democracy in America

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Democracy in America

Elizabeth Morrow

Philosophy; Political science & theory

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Democracy in America, published in 1835 and 1840, challenged conventional thinking about democracy when it first appeared... [more]

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Symposium

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Symposium

Richard Ellis

Philosophy

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More than 2,500 years after it was written, Symposium remains a key text for philosophers, historians, writers, artists and... [more]

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The Human Condition

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The Human Condition

Sahar Aurore Saeidnia, Anthony Lang

Philosophy

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In his ground-breaking 1936 study The General Theory, Keynes argues that traditional economics has misunderstood the causes... [more]

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Rationalism: A Critique of Pure Theory

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Rationalism: A Critique of Pure Theory

Brian Ellis

Philosophy

Paperback

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The I Ching (Book of Changes): A Critical Translation of the Ancient Text

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The I Ching (Book of Changes): A Critical Translation of the Ancient Text...

Geoffrey Redmond (Independent Scholar)

Religion & beliefs; Confucianism; Sacred texts

Paperback

An up-to-date translation one of the oldest Chinese Classical texts, uncovering and explaining both the philosophical and... [more]

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Leviathan

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Leviathan

Dr. Jeremy Kleidosty

History; Philosophy; Psychology; Study & learning skills: general

Paperback

Published in 1651, Leviathan examines where kings get their authority to rule and what they must, in turn, do for their people.... [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Riley Quinn, Ben Worthy

Philosophy; Political science & theory

Paperback

Though written more than 500 years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince is still both widely read and very influential. Readers... [more]

$12.99

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