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  • Bön för Tjernobyl : krönika över framtiden

    Bön för Tjernobyl : krönika över framtiden
    av Svetlana Aleksijevitj

    Inbunden - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187219573

    Nobelpristagaren i litteratur 2015, Svetlana Aleksijevitj, reste under tre år omkring i området runt Tjernobyl och intervjuade människor. I Bön för Tjernobyl träder katastrofens människor fram i djupgående personporträtt. 2015 års Nobelpristagare i…

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    av Hunter S. Thompson
    (2 recensioner)

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007204496

    Stylish reissue of a classic first published in the 1970s: Hunter S Thompson's ether-fuelled, savage journey to the heart of the American Dream. 'We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold! And sudde…

  • On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
    av Timothy Snyder, Timothy Snyder

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804190114

    The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the European…

  • Nordic Model

    Nordic Model
    av Mary Hilson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861893666

    For a sparsely populated region on the edge of Europe, Scandinavia has attracted an unusual degree of interest during the twentieth century. The successes and failures of the famous 'Scandinavian' or 'Nordic' model in politics and policy continue to…

  • The Warmth of Other Suns

    The Warmth of Other Suns
    av Isabel Wilkerson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679763888

    In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cit…

  • The Emperor

    The Emperor
    av Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188034

    The Penguin Modern Classics edition of Ryszard Kapuscinski's The Emperor is translated by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand, with an introduction by Neal Ascherton.After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancien…

  • Eichmann in Jerusalem

    Eichmann in Jerusalem
    av Hannah Arendt

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039884

    Hannah Arendt's portrayal of the terrible consequences of blind obedience, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil contains an introduction by Amos Elon in Penguin Classics.Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt's authorit…

  • An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe

    An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe
    av Ivan T. Berend

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316501856

    This new edition of Ivan T. Berend's leading overview of economic regimes and economic performance from the start of the twentieth century to the present is fully updated to incorporate recent events, including the causes and impacts of the 2008 fin…

  • An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe

    An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe
    av Ivan T. Berend

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107136427

    This new edition of Ivan T. Berend's leading overview of economic regimes and economic performance from the start of the twentieth century to the present is fully updated to incorporate recent events, including the causes and impacts of the 2008 fin…

  • 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…

  • Age Of Extremes

    Age Of Extremes
    av Eric Hobsbawm

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349106717

    A reassessment of the 20th century exploring topics such as the breakdown of the Old World, the lack of international accord, the failure of the Arts in recent years and the influence of the Third World.

  • The Long Hangover

    The Long Hangover
    av Shaun Walker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190058845

    In The Long Hangover, Shaun Walker presents a deeply reported, bottom-up explanation of Russia's resurgence under Putin. By cleverly exploiting the memory of the Soviet victory over fascism in World War II, Putin's regime has made ordinary Russians…

  • The Long Hangover

    The Long Hangover
    av Shaun Walker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190659240

    In The Long Hangover, Shaun Walker provides a deeply reported, bottom-up explanation of Russia's resurgence under Putin. By cleverly exploiting the memory of the Soviet victory over fascism in World War II, Putin's regime has made ordinary Russians…

  • Shah of Shahs

    Shah of Shahs
    av Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188041

    Shah of Shahs depicts the final years of the Shah in Iran, and is a compelling meditation on the nature of revolution and the devastating results of fear. Here, Kapuscinski describes the tyrannical monarch, who, despite his cruel oppression of the I…

  • The White Sniper: Simo Häyhä

    The White Sniper: Simo Häyhä
    av Tapio Saarelainen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004297

    Simo Hayha (1905-2002) is the most famous sniper in the world. During the Winter War fought between Russia and Finland in 1939 - 1940 he had 542 confirmed kills with iron sights, a record that still stands today. He has been a role model for snipers…

  • 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…

  • Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties

    Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties
    av Tom O'Neill

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316477550

    A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history. Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young follow…

  • Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties

    Chaos: Charles Manson, the Cia, and the Secret History of the Sixties
    av Tom O'Neill

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316477543

    A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history. Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young follow…

  • International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond
    av Antony Best

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415656429

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward.Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritativ…

  • International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond
    av Antony Best

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415656412

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward.Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritativ…

  • The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander

    The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
    av Pete Blaber

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780425236574

    "A book about the complexities of combat that's just as applicable for dealing with the complexities of business and our personal lives."--Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO, Amgen As a commander of Delta Force-the most elite counter--terrorist organiza…

  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198743125

    The First World War, now a century ago, still shapes the world in which we live, and its legacy lives on, in poetry, in prose, in collective memory and political culture. By the time the war ended in 1918, millions lay dead. Three major empires lay…

  • Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980

    Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980
    av Rick Perlstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476793054

    From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power. Over two decades, Rick Perlstein has published three definitive works about the emerging do…

  • Cuba Libre!

    Cuba Libre!
    av Tony Perrottet

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735218161

    Historian and travel writer Tony Perrottet chronicles the events of the Cuban Revolution and the figures at the center of the guerrilla uprising: Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the scrappy band of rebel men and women who followed them. Most people a…

  • To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq

    To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America Into Iraq
    av Robert Draper

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525561040

    "Authoritative...The most comprehensive account yet of that smoldering wreck of foreign policy, one that haunts us today." -Los Angeles Times "A timely reminder of the dangers of embarking upon wars that can imperil America itself." - The New York T…

  • Age Of Empire

    Age Of Empire
    av Eric Hobsbawm

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349105987

    Hobsbawm's classic history, repackaged as an Abacus History Great

  • Öst, väst, nord, syd : huvuddrag i internationell politik efter 1945

    Öst, väst, nord, syd : huvuddrag i internationell politik efter 1945
    av Geir Lundestad

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144106373

    Öst, väst, nord, syd har etablerat sig som en central redogörelse för efterkrigstidens internationella politiska historia och är en internationell storsäljare. I denna sjunde upplaga har innehållet genomgående reviderats och uppdaterats och nya avsn…

  • Bowling Alone

    Bowling Alone
    av Robert Putnam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743203043

    BOWLING ALONE warns Americans that their stock of "social capital", the very fabric of their connections with each other, has been accelerating down. Putnam describes the resulting impoverishment of their lives and communities. Drawing on evidence t…

  • Rysslands historia : från Alexander II till Vladimir Putin

    Rysslands historia : från Alexander II till Vladimir Putin
    av Martin Kragh

    Inbunden - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175042732

    Boken redogör ur ett ekonomiskt och politiskt perspektiv Rysslands historia under de senaste 150 åren. Landets dramatiska erfarenhet presenteras i ljuset av nya rön från ryska arkiv, de senaste årens internationella forskning och knyter an hela väge…

  • Postwar

    Postwar
    av Tony Judt

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099542032

    FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER AWARD A magisterial and acclaimed history of post-war Europe, from Germany to Poland, from Western Europe to Eastern Europe, selected as one of New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year Europe in 1945 was drained.

  • Fear and loathing on the campaign trail '72

    Fear and loathing on the campaign trail '72

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007204489

    The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption. In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presid…

  • King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
    av Adam Hochschild

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780358212508

    "An enthralling story . . . A work of history that reads like a novel." -- Christian Science Monitor "As Hochschild's brilliant book demonstrates, the great Congo scandal prefigured our own times . . . This book must be read and reread." -- Los Ang…

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    av Hunter S. Thompson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679785897

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as…

  • Bloodlands

    Bloodlands
    av Timothy Snyder

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099551799

    Under Hitler and Stalin the Nazi and Soviet regimes murdered fourteen million people in the bloodlands between Berlin and Moscow. The killing fields extended from central Polads to western Russia.

  • Bloodlands

    Bloodlands
    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465031474

    Americans call the Second World War The Good War." But before it even began, America's wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens,and kept killing them during and after the war. Before Hitler was finally defeated, he had murde…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300240023

    "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century-fascism, communism, and liberalism-only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which…

  • Why Liberalism Failed

    Why Liberalism Failed
    av Patrick J. Deneen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223446

    "One of the most important political books of 2018."-Rod Dreher, American Conservative Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century-fascism, communism, and liberalism-only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which…

  • The Day After Roswell

    The Day After Roswell
    av William J. Birnes, Philip Corso

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501172007

    A breathtaking expos that reads like a thriller, The Day After Roswell is a stunning depiction of just what happened in Roswell, New Mexico all those years ago and how the effects of this mysterious unidentified aircraft crash are still relevant tod…

  • The Great Crash 1929

    The Great Crash 1929
    av John Kenneth Galbraith

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141038254

    John Kenneth Galbraith's now-classic account of the 1929 stock market collapse, The Great Crash remains the definitive book on the most disastrous cycle of boom and bust in modern times.The Great Crash 1929 examines the causes, effects, aftermath an…

  • Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World

    Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
    av Laura Spinney

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541736122

    In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus -- one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on twentieth-century histo…

  • The Cold War: A New History

    The Cold War: A New History
    av John Lewis Gaddis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143038276

    The "dean of Cold War historians" (The New York Times) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players…

  • The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff
    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427566

    From America's nerviest journalist (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. Tom Wolfe at his very best (The New York Times Book R…

  • Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East

    Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East
    av David Stahel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521170154

    Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. Its failure was a key turning point of the Second World War. The operation was planned as a Blitzkrieg to win Germany its…

  • Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East

    Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East
    av David Stahel

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521768474

    Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, began the largest and most costly campaign in military history. Its failure was a key turning point of the Second World War. The operation was planned as a Blitzkrieg to win Germany its…

  • Mao's Little Red Book

    Mao's Little Red Book

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107665644

    Mao Zedong's Little Red Book (Quotations from Chairman Mao) - a compilation of the Chinese leader's speeches and writings - is one of the most visible and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. Published for the first time in 1964, it r…

  • Mao's Little Red Book

    Mao's Little Red Book

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107057227

    Mao Zedong's Little Red Book (Quotations from Chairman Mao) - a compilation of the Chinese leader's speeches and writings - is one of the most visible and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. Published for the first time in 1964, it r…

  • The Bible Unearthed

    The Bible Unearthed
    av Israel Finkelstein
    (3 recensioner)

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684869131

    In the past three decades, archaeologists have made great strides in recovering the lost world of the Old Testament. Dozens of digs in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Lebanon have changed experts' understanding of ancient Israel and its neighbours- as wel…

  • The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

    The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
    av Alex Ross

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312427719

    Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the Year Time magazine Top Ten Nonfiction Book of 2007 Newsweek Favorite Books of 2007 A Washington Post Book World Best Book of 2007…

  • Sea Stories

    Sea Stories
    av Admiral William H. McRaven

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538729755

    Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama…

  • Douglas Macarthur

    Douglas Macarthur
    av Arthur Herman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812985108

    A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation's great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim-from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi &…

  • Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel

    Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel
    av Francine Klagsbrun

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805211931

    Winner of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award/Everett Family Foundation Book of the Year, this is the definitive biography of the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake serving grandmother who became the fourth prime…

  • Asperger's Children

    Asperger's Children
    av Edith Sheffer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393357790

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as compassionate and devoted, Asperger was in fact de…

  • Asperger's Children

    Asperger's Children
    av Edith Sheffer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393609646

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as compassionate and devoted, Asperger was in fact de…

  • Fortune's Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street

    Fortune's Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street
    av William Poundstone

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809045990

    In 1956 two Bell Labs scientists discovered the scientific formula for getting rich. One was mathematician Claude Shannon, neurotic father of our digital age, whose genius is ranked with Einstein's. The other was John L. Kelly Jr., a Texas-born, gun…

  • The World Aflame

    The World Aflame
    av Dan Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788547789

    'Purists argue that colourising black and white photographs is sacrilege, but the world has always been in colour. Truth be told, monochrome is a contrivance. Human experience is always colourful' The Times. The epic, harrowing and world-changing st…

  • The Story of Israel

    The Story of Israel
    av Martin Gilbert

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787394070

    The Story of Israel is an illuminating book that explores the nation's history. Seventy years after Israel declared independence on 14 May 1948, the dramatic events before and since this point form an extraordinary period of history. From Theodor He…

  • Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America

    Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America
    av John Lewis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316510936

    Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography. In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless wisdom, poignant recollections, a…

  • The Blood of Emmett Till

    The Blood of Emmett Till
    av Timothy B. Tyson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476714851

    * Longlisted for the National Book Award * Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award * A New York Times Notable Book* A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017 * An Atlanta Journal-Constitutio…

  • Kult : nostalgisk tillbakablick på en annan tid

    Kult : nostalgisk tillbakablick på en annan tid
    av Janne Sundling

    Inbunden - 2007 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197523080

    ”En underbar bok” Gomorron Sverige, SVT, 26 oktober ”Här finns precis så mycket crazy fakta som krävs för att den grånande generationen ska falla i gråt” Journalisten, 30 oktober “Kult lär bli en vanlig julklapp till de…