By Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht, Piers Marchant & Melissa Wagner. Packed with charts, graphs, maps, and timelines, The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History is an invigorating look at all that's gone wrong in the past and the best way to prepare for the future.
Translated with an introduction by George Bull and Notes on the artists by Peter Murray. In writing his Lives, Vasari revealed a literary talent that matched, or even outshone, his abilities as an artist and architect.
An investigation of global attitudes and beliefs, from the ancient East to Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Hippies, CND and world wide dissedence. Peace for Beginners is instructive, stimulating, essential- precisely timed now that 'peace parties' everywhere are having political impact.
Hardbound. Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul. Culminating in a dramatic last stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers, Sin in the Second City offers a vivid snapshot of America’s journey from Victorian-era propriety to twentieth-century modernity.
Parts XVIII-XXVI. The Mathematician. Mathematical Machines: Can a Machine Think? Mathematics in Warfare. A Mathematical Theory of Art. Mathematics of the Good. Mathematics in Literature. Mathematics and Music. Mathematics as a Culture Clue. Amusements, Puzzles, Fancies.
Hardbound updated and expanded edition. Release 2.0. More than ever, The World Is Flat is an essential update on globalization, its successes and discontents, powerfully illuminated by one of our most respected journalists.
Personal library must-have. A Year-by-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present. This is a revised updated (1992) edition of the handy desk reference used in offices, homes, newsrooms, and libraries since its first publication in 1979.
Sex in History chronicles the pleasures- and perils- of the flesh from the time of mankind's distant ancestors to the modern day; from a sexual act which was bried, crude and purposeful, to the myriad varieties of contemporary sexual mores.