Browse Books: History / Civilization

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity Cover Image
$35.00
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$24.99
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Cover Image
$24.99
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century Cover Image
$20.00
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Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
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About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks Cover Image
$28.95
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The Gene: An Intimate History Cover Image
$20.00
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Humankind: A Hopeful History Cover Image
By Rutger Bregman, Erica Moore (Translated by), Elizabeth Manton (Translated by)
$18.99
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Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States Cover Image
$18.00
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The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization Cover Image
$28.00
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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe (The Hinges of History) Cover Image
$17.00
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The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began Cover Image
$19.00
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