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The most popular Humanities books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
**THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER** What makes us brilliant?
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Just This: Prompts And Practices For Contemplation
Spiritual guidance for how to be present in everyday moments.
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Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe
In this brilliantly provocative, wise and enthralling book, Richard Rohr urges us towards greater understanding of the Cosmic Christ - 'the eternal union of matter and Spirit from the beginning of time'
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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943
A masterly history of the Dambusters raid from bestselling and critically acclaimed Max Hastings.
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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown
The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
Charlie's first book includes his most-loved illustrations and new ones too.The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, hung on hospital walls and turned into tattoos. 'A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart' Richard Curtis
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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World
A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some of history's most famous figures
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Lead Like Jesus Revisited
'The more I read the Bible, the more evident it becomes that everything I have ever taught or written about effective leadership over the past 25 years, Jesus did to perfection. He is simply the greatest leadership role model of all time.' -Ken Blanchard
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Nicomachean Ethics
In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and importance of the moral virtues in the best life. This new edition features a revised translation and valuable new introduction and notes.
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Discourses and Selected Writings
Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. Together with the "Enchiridion", a manual of his main ideas, this book argues that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not.
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Brilliant Maps: An Atlas for Curious Minds
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Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture
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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough
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Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals
This is the revised edition of the Cambridge translation of Immanuel Kant's Groundwork, one of the most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. It includes a revised text and updated introductory material. For undergraduate and graduate students of the history of philosophy, ethics and Kant studies.
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Shortest History of Germany
Read in an afternoon. Remember for a lifetime. In his acclaimed new bestseller, now in paperback, James Hawes tells the story of Europe's most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel. With more than 100 maps and images, this is a fresh, concise and entertaining attempt to answer the question: are the Germans really us, or them? Product Information: ISBN: 9781910400739 Author: James Hawes Publisher: Old Street Publishing Format: Paperback Pages: 228 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2cm
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Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust
A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience.
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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
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Midcentury Memories. The Anonymous Project
50 years ago, people used film cameras just as we use smartphones in the age of Instagram. They photographed their meals, holidays, loved ones, celebrations, and family reunions. Imagining the past lives of these strangers is the beauty and mystery of The Anonymous Project, which curates just under 300 images from this vast collection of 700,...
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Fear and Trembling: Dialectical Lyric by Johannes De Silentio
Presents Abraham as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard.
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Religion: A Crash Course: Become An Instant Expert
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WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 - Philosophy of Religion
Written by experienced authors and examiners, this new Religious Studies textbook covers the Philosophy of Religion topic for the WJEC/Eduqas A Level Year 2 and A2 specifications. A separate book is being published for the Religion and Ethics topic.
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Reconciliation: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2019
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2019
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Becoming
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare. Product Information: ISBN: 9780241334140 Author: Michelle Obama Publisher: Penguin Format: Hardback Pages: 426 Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 4cm
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Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
This is a brand new copy, has never been read and is signed by Jordan Peterson. I will leave the round orange 'signed copy' sticker on the front cover.but this will easily peel away if a buyer wishes to remove it after purchase.
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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2
100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" transforms each biography in a fairy-tale, filling the readers with wonder and with a burning curiosity to know more about each hero.
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Gift of Years
Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises.
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Crown: The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years that Defined Elizabeth II, 1956-1977
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Elite: The Story of Special Forces - From Ancient Sparta to the War on Terror
Five thousand years of military history. The best elite unites that have fought across the globe. Their story told by acclaimed adventurer and ex-SAS officer, Ranulph Fiennes.
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Every Day Is Extra
John Kerry tells the story of his extraordinary life of public service, from decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of State for four years: a personal and candid memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history, including the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accords.
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Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life
Even if we don't know it yet.Ikigai translates as `a reason to live' or `a reason to jump out of bed in the morning'. There, finding your ikigai is considered the key to longevity - and to happiness.______________________________'Ikigai gently unlocks simple secrets we can all use to live long, meaningful, happy lives.
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Complete MAUS
Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.
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Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet
While Pooh's Way is closely aligned to the ancient principle of Taoist philosophy, Piglet exhibits the very important principle of Taoism of the Te, meaning Virtue of the Small. The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet combines two of Benjamin Hoff's bestselling philosophy books.
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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
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Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital
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Tales of Norse Mythology (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)
Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helen Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monsters of these stories in Tales of Norse Mythology.
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Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-1960
An artist, working with a historian, uses digital techniques to bring to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world. A mini edition of Dan Jones and Marina Amaral's The Colour of Time.
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
**THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**Sapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before' Daniel Kahneman, bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Dominion: A History of England Volume V
The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England.
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Buddhism: Origins, Traditions and Contemporary Life
Accompanying the largest ever display of the British Library's Buddhist treasures, Buddhism introduces the history, philosophy, geographical spread and practices of Buddhism, exploring its relevance in the modern world.
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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy
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Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others
America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, you are an influencer. Whatever your vocation or aspiration is, you can increase your impact with Maxwell's simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others. Watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts!
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Devotions for Dating Couples: Building a Foundation for Spiritual Intimacy
Bestselling authors Ben Young and Sam Adams offer this unique devotional for dating couples as a companion to their books The Ten Commandments of Dating and The One.
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Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God
First published in 1998, The Divine Conspiracy captured the attention of Christians across the world, by offering a timely and challenging call back to the true meaning of Christian discipleship.
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Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from 60 Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today
A unique selection of the greatest thinkers from the fields of philosophy, political theory, sociology, art, architecture and literature, with enjoyable profiles of what they have to teach to us today.
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Sky Atlas: The Greatest Maps, Myths and Discoveries of the Universe
A visual history of how mankind has studied the sky throughout history, featuring some of the most stunning images ever created.
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Times Golden Years of Rail Travel
Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book.
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East West Street: Non-fiction Book of the Year 2017
A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history
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Traitors of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 18)
Roman army officers Centurion Marco and Tribune Cato confront treachery in the ranks in the thrilling new adventure from the Sunday Times-bestselling author of THE BLOOD OF ROME