The World Until Yesterday : portrait of the human past that offers...

The World Until Yesterday : collapse, a mesmerizing portrait of the human

The World Until Yesterday that offers profound lessons for how we can live today Visionary, prize-winning author Jared Diamond...

Author : Jared Diamond

live today Visionary, prize-winning author Jared Diamond changed the way we think about the rise

Publisher : Penguin UK

the way we think about the rise and fall of human civilizations with his previous

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civilizations with his previous international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse. Now he returns

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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?. : ...

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?. :

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?. ...

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Africa Meets Europe : the first deals broadly with multilingualism...

Africa Meets Europe : two main themes. the first deals

Africa Meets Europe multilingualism and language contact in West Africa in general and Cameroon in particular....

Author : George Echu

general and Cameroon in particular. Important topics discussed in this section include: the

Publisher : Nova Publishers

in this section include: the structure and discursive use(s) of the various forms

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various forms and uses of Pidgin English, the ways the French language and

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Collapse : and steel, the author explores...

Collapse : winning guns, germs and steel,

Collapse how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions...

Author : Jared Diamond

discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate

Publisher : Penguin

civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political

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political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the

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The World Of Yesterday : it was his biographies that...

The World of Yesterday : and dramatist, but it was

The World of Yesterday expressed his full genius, recreating for his international audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the...

Author : Stefan Zweig

audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great days of voyages and discoveries. In this

Publisher : Plunkett Lake Press

great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography he holds the mirror up to his

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the mirror up to his own age, telling the story of a generation that "was loaded

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Norse Greenland : norse society in greenland—excerpted from the...

Norse Greenland : collapse of prehistoric norse society in

Norse Greenland the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jared Diamond’s Collapse This excerpt from the New York Times–bestselling book Collapse takes...

Author : Jared Diamond

excerpt from the New York Times–bestselling book Collapse takes a timely and fascinating look at prehistoric Norse

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takes a timely and fascinating look at prehistoric Norse Greenland—the closest approximation of a controlled experiment in

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approximation of a controlled experiment in collapse in history. One island, two unique societies (Norse and Inuit).

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection : reaches of the universe? what mysteries belie...

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection : beyond the far reaches of the universe?

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction...

Author : Gardner Dozois

be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities

Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin

has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and

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the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection

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The Moral Arc : demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has...

The Moral Arc : and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way

The Moral Arc of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral From...

Author : Michael Shermer

a whole, more moral From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously

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have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age

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Modernization, Urbanization And Development In Latin America, 1900s - 2000s : latin america’s twentieth and early twenty-first century...

Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s : major episodes of latin america’s twentieth and

Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and...

Author : Arturo Almandoz

between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in

Publisher : Routledge

relationship began in the early twentieth century, when industrialization and urbanization

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became significant in the region, and ends at the beginning of

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Lighter As We Go : effect through the years: twenty year-olds dread...

Lighter as We Go : long cascading domino effect through the years:

Lighter as We Go year-olds dread thirty; forty year-olds fear fifty; sixty fears seventy, and so it goes. And there...

Author : Mindy Greenstein, Jimmie Holland

fears seventy, and so it goes. And there is something to worry about, though it isn't

Publisher : Oxford University Press

is something to worry about, though it isn't what you'd expect: research shows that having a

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research shows that having a bad attitude toward aging when we're young is associated with poorer

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WHY WE NEED A PEACE POLICY FOR SYRIA : ...

WHY WE NEED A PEACE POLICY FOR SYRIA :

WHY WE NEED A PEACE POLICY FOR SYRIA ...

Author : Thomas Daffern

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The Ancient Art Of Growing Old : if that’s true, we could all use...

The Ancient Art of Growing Old : place for sissies’. if that’s true, we

The Ancient Art of Growing Old all use a little help as we approach our twilight years. Translator Tom Payne...

Author : Tom Payne

our twilight years. Translator Tom Payne turns to Ovid, Seneca, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, and

Publisher : Random House

Ovid, Seneca, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Aristophanes to discover invigorating counsel on mental decline,

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on mental decline, medicine, late love affairs, death and legacy. This lively tour of

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A Talent For Friendship : friendship. professor john terrell argues...

A Talent for Friendship : way to understand friendship. professor

A Talent for Friendship that the ability to make friends is an evolved human trait...

Author : John Edward Terrell

evolved human trait not unlike our ability to walk upright on

Publisher : Oxford University Press

walk upright on two legs or our capacity for speech and

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complex abstract reasoning. Terrell charts how this trait has evolved by

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The Charismatic Leader : the organization’s transformation specialist. his holistic...

The Charismatic Leader : charismatic leader is the organization’s transformation

The Charismatic Leader holistic quest raises the organization above internal and external complexities to turn...

Author : Suresh Kenkare

external complexities to turn in high quality growth balanced by the five

Publisher : Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd

balanced by the five existential imensions: Economic, Emotional, Intellectual, Cultural and Spiritual.

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Spiritual. The end result is far greater than the parts. The harmony

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Global Modernity : paradigm for the analysis of the contemporary era....

Global Modernity : modernity as a paradigm for the analysis of

Global Modernity the contemporary era. Building on Parson's distinction between social, cultural, personal and organismic systems, it presents...

Author : V. Schmidt

social, cultural, personal and organismic systems, it presents a four-dimensional scheme that aims to identify modernity's

Publisher : Springer

a four-dimensional scheme that aims to identify modernity's key structural components.

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Global Dimensions Of Public Administration And Governance : global dimensions of public administration and governance...

Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance : behind public administration global dimensions of public

Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and function...

Author : Jos Raadschelders, Eran Vigoda-Gadot

the structure and function of governments around the world. Written by two

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

world. Written by two of the field's leading public administration scholars, this

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this book provides an interdisciplinary perspective and a global, historical, and theoretical

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Millennial Money : on pensions and social security in retirement....

Millennial Money : able to rely on pensions and social

Millennial Money in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to...

Author : Patrick O'Shaughnessy

and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking

Publisher : St. Martin's Press

meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different

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are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more

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Uprooted And Unwanted : put down their guns. among...

Uprooted and Unwanted : when the soldiers put down

Uprooted and Unwanted the after-effects, the dislocation and relocation of civilians often loom large. The aftermath of the Bosnian conflicts...

Author : Barbara Franz

often loom large. The aftermath of the Bosnian conflicts has left many refugees needing to establish new

Publisher : Texas A&M University Press

conflicts has left many refugees needing to establish new lives, often in radically different cultures. In Uprooted

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in radically different cultures. In Uprooted and Unwanted, Barbara Franz offers a cogent look at how these

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