Knives and Swords: A Visual History

Showcasing more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history with stunning color photography, Knives and Swords is the perfect book for anyone with an interest…

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How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

In the 15 or so years after the end of the Cold War, vast economic changes rippled through the Warsaw Pact countries. Aslund chronicles the sometimes unsteady transition from centrally…

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A reader’s guide to Marx’s Capital

This book carefully guides the reader through each chapter of the first volume of Capital. It sets Marx's arguments in context, and explains their relevance today, and it offers insights…

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The Shape of a Life

The Shape of a Life: One Mathematician’s Search for the Universe’s Hidden Geometry A Fields medalist recounts his lifelong transnational effort to uncover the geometric shape—the Calabi-Yau manifold—that may store…

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Sun Tzu For Success

Sun Tzu For Success: How to Use the Art of War to Master Challenges and Accomplish the Important Goals in Your Life By exploring the basic components of "The Art…

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