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  • Cry Havoc

    Cry Havoc
    av Michael Signer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541736153

    Michael Signer was the idealistic citizen-mayor of Charlottesville, hoping to use values such as civility and prudent governance to help guide his community through local issues such as what to do about controversial Confederate statues. Instead, he…

  • A Governor's Story

    A Governor's Story
    av Dan Mulhern

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489977

    Jennifer Granholm was the two-term governor of Michigan, a state synonymous with manufacturing during a financial crisis that threatened to put all America's major car companies into bankruptcy. The immediate and knock-on effects were catastrophic.…

  • More

    av Philip Coggan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610399838

    A sweeping history that tracks the development of trade and industry across the world, from Ancient Rome to today.From the development of international trade fairs in the twelfth century to the innovations made in China, India, and the Arab world, i…

  • The Great Decision

    The Great Decision
    av Cliff Sloan

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488055

    Following the bitterly contested election between Adams and Jefferson in 1800, the United States teetered on the brink of a second revolution. When Adams sought to prolong his policies in defiance of the electorate by packing the courts, it became e…

  • The Gashouse Gang

    The Gashouse Gang
    av John Heidenry

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485689

    With The Gashouse Gang , John Heidenry delivers the definitive account of one the greatest and most colourful baseball teams of all times, the 1934 St. Louis Cardinals, filled with larger-than-life baseball personalities like Branch Rickey, Leo Duro…

  • Dread

    av Philip Alcabes

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488093

    Deaths from epidemic disease are rare in the developed world, yet in our technically and medically advanced society, an ever-present risk of disease has created an industry out of fear. As Philip Alcabes persuasively argues in Dread , our anxieties…

  • Games without Rules

    Games without Rules
    av Tamim Ansary

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393195

    The history of modern Afghanistan is an epic drama, a thriller, a tragedy, a surreal farce. Every forty years or so, over the last two centuries, some great global power has attempted to take control of Afghanistan, only to slink away wounded and be…

  • The Kings' Mistresses

    The Kings' Mistresses
    av Elizabeth Goldsmith

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488895

    The Mancini Sisters, Marie and Hortense, were born in Rome, brought to the court of Louis XIV of France, and strategically married off by their uncle, Cardinal Mazarin, to secure his political power base. Such was the life of many young women of the…

  • No Ordinary Life

    No Ordinary Life
    av Charles Kenney

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392037

    A member in the Society of the Sacred Heart for nearly thirty years president of Manhattanville College in New York recipient of a doctorate in philosophy philanthropic advisor to the Rockefeller family beloved wife of Jerome I. Aron pivotal board m…

  • After Such Knowledge

    After Such Knowledge
    av Eva Hoffman

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483043

    Looks at the impact of keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust on children of survivors and the impact the atrocity has had on their lives.

  • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

    The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie
    av Andrew Carnegie

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390828

    Andrew Carnegie, the great steel-baron-turned-philanthropist, was an industrialist unlike any other. His famous dictum, that he who dies rich dies disgraced, has inspired a generation of twenty-first-century philanthropists to follow in his footstep…

  • Molly Ivins

    Molly Ivins
    av Bill Minutaglio

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489052

    She was a wealthy debutante groomed for a gilded life in moneyed Houston, but Molly Ivins reinvented herself as one of the most provocative, courageous, and influential journalists in American history. Based on intimate knowledge of Molly, interview…

  • Geek Heresy

    Geek Heresy
    av Kentaro Toyama

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395281

    After a decade designing technologies meant to address education, health, and global poverty, award-winning computer scientist Kentaro Toyama came to a difficult conclusion: Even in an age of amazing technology, social progress depends on human chan…

  • What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?

    What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?
    av Juan Williams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788268

    Unsympathetic, ambiguous, and openly racist remarks are a hallmark of Donald Trump's public life. They may have reached their nadir after he failed to condemn white supremacy in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, but perhaps no remark of h…

  • Keynes

    av Robert Skidelsky

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488970

    In the debris of the financial crash of 2008, the principles of John Maynard Keynes,that economic storms are a normal part of the market system, that governments need to step in and use fiscal ammunition to prevent these storms from becoming depress…

  • The Berlin Mission

    The Berlin Mission
    av Richard Breitman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742161

    Raymond Geist was sent to Berlin as a consul in 1929. He was not from the right social class to become an ambassador - a role reserved for men of means in the 1920s - and in his duties as a consul he primarily handled visas for emigrants intending t…