Most popular Humanities books
The most popular Humanities books currently available. Updated weekly.
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERFire gave us power. This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world. `I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who's interested in the history and future of our species' Bill Gates**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERSapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. 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
Spiritual guidance for how to be present in everyday moments.
A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by the man himself.
A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings.
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.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them-women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.
Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia.
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
'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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.
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.
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.
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2019
An inspiring book about creative problem-solving from the No. 1 bestselling author of BOUNCE, BLACK BOX THINKING and YOU ARE AWESOME.
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.
A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore
_______THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTELLER`Deeply informative, moving, wise and full of love'Alain de BottonEveryone says they want to be happy. I'm going to recommend it to everyone I know" Stephen Fry"Witty, useful and beautifully written" The Sunday Times"A wonderfully evocative - and enjoyable - book" A.C.
The Sunday Times top ten bestselling story of a British company under siege in Afghanistan - outnumbered, outgunned and out of time.
The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England.
Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.
For eleven months reporters such as Richard Dimbleby, Chester Wilmot and Frank Gillard were in the vanguard, filing over 1,500 dispatches covering the desperate exchanges on the D-Day beaches, the battle for Caen, the advance through Normandy, the liberation of Paris and, finally, the German surrender in 1945.
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.
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.
3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite historian
From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the events that led to the Skripal poisoning.
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
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.
This innovative new book on Philosophy of Religion and Religion and Ethics provides essential support for the new specification being taught from September 2016. It guides you through every step of the new course and helps you thoroughly prepare for your exams.