This sweeping chronicle of one of the most enduring, most significant, and most controversial institutions in history covers the most important popes throughout the ages—from St. Peter to Benedict XVI.
A fascinating book that examines air from every point of view, incuding how tornadoes work, how hang gliders ride thermals, how math was first used to predict the weather, how scents disperse, and how we breathe.
A renowned constitutional scholar explores the relationship between the written Constitution and the external factors that shape our interpretations of it as well as the practices that guide our political system.
Published in a large, easy-to-read format, this full-color atlas is packed with hundreds of road maps covering all of the USA, Canada and Mexico, with inset maps of metro areas, interstate speed limits and more.
The late Chris Kyle recorded the greatest number of confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military. Kyle tell his astonishing story, and offers a rare look at the secret world of Special Ops.
One of today’s most accomplished golf writers offers a probing portrait of how golf legends Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, and Ben Hogan transformed both how the game was played, and how society regarded it.
Probing examination of four books that altered history: Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon (1940); Jan Valtin’s Out of the Night (1941); Victor Kravchenko’s I Chose Freedom (1946); and Whittaker Chambers’ Witness (1952).
The tradition of anti-Judaism in Western history has often been viewed as a product of ideological extremes—but Nirenberg upends this view, showing how it is in fact a central way of thinking in the Western tradition.
In his latest tour de force, the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything reveals how the great currents in history—social turmoil, revolution, scientific progress—are reflected in the rooms of our homes.
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