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  • The Book Thief

    The Book Thief
    av Markus Zusak

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784162122

    The 10th-anniversary edition of the No. 1 international bestseller and modern classic beloved by millions of readers.1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a f…

  • History: A Very Short Introduction

    History: A Very Short Introduction
    av John H. Arnold

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192853523

    There are many stories we can tell about the past, and we are not, perhaps, as free as we might imagine in our choice of which stories to tell, or where those stories end. John Arnold's Very Short Introduction is a stimulating essay about how we stu…

  • A History of World Societies Value, Combined Volume

    A History of World Societies Value, Combined Volume
    av Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781319058944

    A History of World Societies, Value Edition, is a brief, affordable text that brings the past to life. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative of the comprehensive edition and select maps and images.

  • Stamped from the Beginning

    Stamped from the Beginning
    av Ibram X. Kendi, Ibram X. Kendi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585987

    Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first black president spelled the doom of racism. In fact, racist thought is alive and well in America--more sophisticated and more in…

  • Lessons of History

    Lessons of History
    av Will Durant

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439149959

    In this illuminating and thoughtful book, Will and Ariel Durant have succeeded in distilling for the reader the accumulated store of knowledge and experience from their five decades of work on the eleven monumental volumes of The Story of Civilizati…

  • The boy in the striped pyjamas

    The boy in the striped pyjamas
    av John Boyne

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552773805

    Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to…

  • Dior

    Dior
    av Alexandra Palmer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851779857

    In 1947 Christian Dior rocked the fashion worldwith his New Look, which dominated postwar fashion and firmly secured the nameof his house in the minds of the public and the fashion industry. He drew onhistorical models of femininity, the unique skil…

  • Collapse

    Collapse
    av Jared Diamond

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241958681

    What happened to the people who made the forlorn long-abandoned statues of Easter Island? What happened to the architects of the crumbling Maya pyramids? Will we go the same way, our skyscrapers one day standing derelict and overgrown like the templ…

  • The Almost Nearly Perfect People

    The Almost Nearly Perfect People
    av Michael Booth

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099546078

    The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes. 'Neutral' Sweden is one of the biggest arms manufacturers in the world. Finns have the largest per capita gun ownership after the US and Yemen. 54 per cent of Icelanders beli…

  • The Long Song: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010

    The Long Song: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010
    av Andrea Levy

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755359424

    Now a major BBC TV drama, starring Tamara Lawrance, Lenny Henry and Hayley Atwell. A Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Long Song by Andrea Levy is a hauntingly beautiful, heartbreaking and unputdownable novel of the…

  • Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves

    Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393357837

    Mama's Last Hug is a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals, beginning with Mama, a chimpanzee matriarch who formed a deep bond with biologist Jan van Hooff. Her story and others like it--from dogs "adopting" the injuries of…

  • Tattooist of Auschwitz

    Tattooist of Auschwitz
    av Heather Morris

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785763687

    For readers of Schindler's List, The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances. I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name…

  • Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

    Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
    av Jane Mayer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307947901

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Who are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journ…

  • The Decadent Society

    The Decadent Society
    av Ross Douthat

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476785240

    A powerful portrait of how our turbulent age is defined by dark forces seemingly beyond our control from the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion. The Decadent Society explains what happens when a rich and powerful societ…

  • Price of Peace

    Price of Peace
    av Zachary Carter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525509035

    A page-turning biography of world-changing economist John Maynard Keynes and the big ideas that outlived him. In the spring of 1934, Virginia Woolf sketched an affectionate biographical portrait of her great friend John Maynard Keynes. Writing a ful…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492228

    New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlist…

  • A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC

    A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC
    av Marc Van De Mieroop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118718162

    Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. * Integrates the most up-to-date rese…

  • Hagakure

    Hagakure
    av Yamamoto Tsunetomo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805311981

    The comprehensive and accurate edition of the Hagakure is a must-have for serious martial artists or fans of samurai and the bushido code.The Hagakure is one of the most influential of all Japanese texts--written nearly 300 years ago by Yamamoto Tsu…

  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631494536

    This "powerful and disturbing history" (The New York Times Book Review) exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas throughout America

  • The Color of Law

    The Color of Law
    av Richard Rothstein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631492853

    In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation-that is, through individual…

  • Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation

    Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation
    av Steven Johnson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594485381

    A fascinating deep dive on innovation from the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got To Now and Farsighted The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery--these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of…

  • Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation

    Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation
    av Steven Johnson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594487712

    From the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got To Now and Farsighted The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery--these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks t…

  • Grumman F-14 Tomcat

    Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    av Robert Skalbania

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788366148567

    New book series for all warfare and scale modelling fans, describing the most famous aircrafts and vehicles. In each issue you will find a work in progress article, paint schemes and Cartograf's decals!F-14 Tomcat - American, supersonic deck fighter…

  • The Diary of a Young Girl

    The Diary of a Young Girl
    av Anne Frank

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553296983

    Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has become a world classic--a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with the Nazis occup…

  • The Diary of a Young Girl

    The Diary of a Young Girl
    av Anne Frank

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812415087

  • Storytelling With Children

    Storytelling With Children
    av Andrew Wright

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780194425810

    A fully-revised edition of a popular Resource Book, with many new ideas and stories. Stories are an ideal way of motivating children, improving listening skills, and teaching vocabulary and structures. Stories develop awareness of the sound and feel…

  • The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century

    The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
    av Ian Mortimer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439112908

    Now in paperback, a literary time machine that takes readers into the sights, smells, and tastes of the fourteenth century--a book that is revolutionary in its concept and startling in its portrayal of humanity. The past is a foreign country. This is

  • The Making of Europe

    The Making of Europe
    av Robert Bartlett

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140154092

    A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth took place in Europe during the High Middle Ages, which transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms with distinctive cultures. In this vivi…

  • Stalin's Genocides

    Stalin's Genocides
    av Norman M. Naimark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152387

    Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed. Millions more fell victim to forced labor, deportation, famine, bloody massacres, and detention and interrogation by Stalin's henchmen…

  • Salt

    Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099281993

    Wars have been fought over salt and, while salt taxes secured empires across Europe and Asia, they have also inspired revolution - Gandhi's salt march in 1930 began the overthrow of British rule in India.

  • On Killing

    On Killing
    av Dave Grossman

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316040938

    The good news is that the vast majority of soldiers are loath to kill in battle. Unfortunately, modern armies, using Pavlovian and operant conditioning have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. The psychological cost…

  • The World Beneath Their Feet

    The World Beneath Their Feet
    av Scott Ellsworth

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473649620

    'A gripping history' THE ECONOMIST 'The World Beneath Their Feet contains plenty of rollicking stories' THE TIMES 'Gripping' THE SUNDAY TIMES'So far as adventure stories go, this book is tops.' Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump'[Ellsworth] reca…

  • Archaeology

    Archaeology
    av Colin Renfrew

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500292105

    Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn's Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading educational source on what archaeologists do and how they do it. The text is organized around the key questions that archaeologists ask abo…

  • History of Japan

    History of Japan
    av J.G. Caiger

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804820974

    A classic of Japanese history, this book is the preeminent work on the history of Japan. Newly revised and updated, A History of Japan is a single-volume, complete history of the nation of Japan. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-histo…

  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
    av Walter Rodney

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788731188

    The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, l…

  • Glass Hotel

    Glass Hotel
    av Emily St. John Mandel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509882816

    A captivating novel of money, beauty, crime, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it.

  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475931

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447013

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • An Anthology of Somali Poetry

    An Anthology of Somali Poetry
    av Bogumil W. Andrzejewski

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253304636

    "This is a fascinating and unusual collection that deserves attention." -Bloomsbury Review" . . . this anthology of poetry is a breath of fresh air. It provides the reader with the means of gaining a deeper insight into Somali life through what is t…

  • The Girl in the Blue Coat

    The Girl in the Blue Coat
    av Monica Hesse

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447295013

    Amsterdam, 1943 Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black-market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was k…

  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    av Erik Larson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375725609

    A compelling account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 brings together the divergent stories of two very different men who played a key role in shaping the history of the event--visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its constructi…

  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    av Erik Larson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780609608449

    The bestselling author of Isaac’s Storm returns with a brilliant historical account of the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, and the gripping stories of the two men who shaped its place in history: visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and i…

  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    av Erik Larson

    CD-bok - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739343814

    Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works a…

  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    av Erik Larson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781410455765

  • Nature's Metropolis

    Nature's Metropolis
    av William Cronon

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393308730

    In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological and economic changes that made Chicago America's most dynamic city and the Great West its hin…

  • Shetland Folk Tales

    Shetland Folk Tales
    av Lawrence Tulloch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752497693

    Being separate from the Scottish mainland, the Shetland Isles have a rich and unique tradition of folklore, from selkies to invading giants and Vikings. This book brings together for the first time many tales of the Isles, including The Boy Who Came…

  • Made in Sweden

    Made in Sweden

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912854011

    In recent times, we have come to favour all things Scandi - their food, furnishings, fiction, fashion, and general way of life. We seem to regard the Swedes and their Scandinavian neighbours as altogether more sophisticated, admirable, and evolved t…

  • The World

    The World
    av Richard Haass

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399562396

    An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate our fast-changing world Today's headlines generate more questions than answers. Should the United St…

  • The Audacity of Hope

    The Audacity of Hope
    av Barack Obama

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847670830

    Barack Obama's success in becoming President of the United States meant that he dramatically changed the face that his country presented to the world.In this bestselling book, Barack Obama discusses the importance of empathy in politics, his hopes f…

  • Katanga 1960-63

    Katanga 1960-63
    av Christopher Othen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989169

    In King Leopold II's infamous Congo `Free' State at the turn of the century, severed hands became a form of currency. But the Belgians don't seem to have a sense of historical shame, as they connived for an independent Katanga state in 1960 to prote…

  • The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108493598

    Textile production and the introduction of wool and woolen textiles represented a great revolution in Bronze Age Europe at the dawn of the second millennium BC. The available contemporary written sources from the Mediterranean and Near East suggest…

  • The Swedes : A Happy Culture of Scandinavia

    The Swedes : A Happy Culture of Scandinavia
    av Julien S. Bourrelle

    Danskt band - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788293622086

    This is "The Swedes", your Social Guidebook to Sweden It takes you through an illustrated Swedish journey. This book is not about typical Swedish behaviors. It is about behaviors that are peculiar to Swedes. Foreigners will fast forward their adapta…

  • European Architecture 1750-1890

    European Architecture 1750-1890
    av Barry Bergdoll

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842220

    This comprehensive examination of eighteenth and nineteenth-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of tremendous social, economic and political upheaval. Bergdolls offers a penetrating analysis of the very ways issues…

  • Nordic Narratives of the Second World War

    Nordic Narratives of the Second World War

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789185509492

    Written by leading Nordic historians, this analysis discusses postwar memory and war historiographies from the perspectives of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden vis-a-vis the Second World War. Focusing on the relationship between scholar…

  • The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited

    The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited
    av Benny Morris

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521009676

    Benny Morris’ The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem was published in 1988. Its startling revelations about how and why 700,000 Palestinians left their homes and became refugees during the Arab-Israeli war in 1948 undermined traditional…

  • The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited

    The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited
    av Benny Morris

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521811200

    Benny Morris' The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem was published in 1988. Its startling revelations about how and why 700,000 Palestinians left their homes and became refugees during the Arab-Israeli war in 1948 undermined traditional interp…

  • Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality

    Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
    av Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631496844

    The Republican Party appears to be divided between a tax-cutting old guard and a white-nationalist vanguard--and with Donald Trump's ascendance, the upstarts seem to be winning. Yet how are we to explain that, under Trump, the plutocrats have gotten…

  • Chronicle of the Roman Emperors

    Chronicle of the Roman Emperors
    av Chris Scarre

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500289891

    This is a highly readable history and a unique work of reference. Focusing on the succession of the rulers of imperial Rome, it uses timelines with at-a-glance visual guides to each reign and its main events. Biographical portraits of the 56 princip…