all ebooks in category: History of Civilization & Culture

«The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad» by Benson Bobrick
English | ISBN: 9781416568063 | EPUB | 4.3 MB

The Caliph’s Splendor is a revelation: a history of a civilization we barely know that had a profound effect on our own culture. While the …

«On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense» by David Brooks
English | ISBN: 9780743262859 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

The author of the acclaimed bestseller Bobos in Paradise, which hilariously described the upscale American culture, takes a witty look at how being American shapes …

«Story of Philosophy» by Will Durant
English | ISBN: 9781476702605 | EPUB | 1.4 MB

A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers—Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, …

This Civilisation is Finished: Conversations on the end of Empire - and what lies beyond
2019 | ISBN: 0994282834 | English | 106 pages | EPUB | 0.2 MB

Industrial civilisation has no future. It requires limitless economic growth on a finite planet. The reckless combustion of fossil fuels means that Earth's climate is …

«My America: What My Country Means to Me, by 150 Americans from All Walks of Life» by Hugh Downs
English | ISBN: 9780743234740 | EPUB | 0.4 MB

"Some of these essays are powerful and poetic. Some seem to reflect a stunned condition on the part of the contributor. But all of them …

Myth, History, and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible
English | March 28, 2019 | ISBN: 1108476198 | True PDF | 259 pages | 3.42 MB

This book examines the long-debated issue of the relationship between the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern myths. Using an innovative, interdisciplinary methodology that combines …

Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1443871303 | 320 pages | PDF | 2,3 MB

Western civilisation is on a path to destruction. In coming decades, economies will shrink, democracy will retreat and nations crumble. The long-term result will be …

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 0062868047, 0062944789 | 400 pages | EPUB | 0.91 MB

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame …

The Atlantis Blueprint: Unlocking the Ancient Mysteries of a Long-Lost Civilization (Repost)
English | 2002 | ISBN: 0440508983 | EPUB | pages: 415 | 4.4 mb

CAN ARCHAEOLOGY’S GREATEST MYSTERIES BE TRACED BACK TO THE LOST CIVILIZATION OF ATLANTIS? The Great Pyramid. Stonehenge. Machu Picchu. For centuries, these and other sacred …

Digging Up Britain: Ten Discoveries, a Million Years of History
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 0500051909 | 288 pages | EPUB | 63.57 MB

An award-winning archaeologist and journalist chronicles England's history—as told through the country's recent archaeological discoveries. Digging Up Britain traces the history of Britain through key …