Hernando de Soto
It's become clear by now the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism in most places around the globe hasn't ushered in an unequivocal flowering of capitalism in the developing and...
Thomas J. DiLorenzo
"How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, From the Pilgrims to the Present" seems like just the right book to give a market skeptic. "You have doubts about capitalism? Read...
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Charles S. Hyneman (ed.), Donald S. Lutz (ed.)
Издател: Liberty Fund
These volumes provide a selection of seventy-six essays, pamphlets, speeches, and letters to newspapers written between 1760 and 1805 by American political and religious leaders. Many are obscure pieces that were previously available only in larger research libraries. But all illuminate the founding of the American republic and are essential
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Издател: Pelican Book
Professor Geoffrey Barraclough isolates some of the main themes of contemporary history. His purpose is to show the ways in which, since the closing years of the nineteenth century, the fundamental structure of world politics has changed. Our political vision must be adjusted accordingly.
In Professor Barraclough’s analysis, however,
Издател: The Bodley Head
A magisterial new history book about the bloodlands - the lands that lie between Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany - where 14 million people where killed during the years 1933 – 1944.
The central event of European history has been overlooked. In the middle of Europe in the middle of the twentieth century, the Nazi and Soviet regimes starved,
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Издател: Borina Publishing
Bulgarians Civilizers of the Slavs reveals less known and unknown facts and events of the Bulgarian history. Few know that it was the Bulgarians who introduced the Slav people into the European Christian Civilization of the Middle Ages - a basis on which contemporary Europe is built. Reading this book every Bulgarian feels more proud for being
Charles Norris Cochrane
Издател: Liberty Fund, Inc.
Now available from Liberty Fund "Christianity and Classical Culture" is considered one of the great works of scholarship published in the last century.
The theme of "Christianity and Classical Culture" is the fundamental change in thought and action that occurred from the reign of Augustus to the time of Augustine. The classical world sought to
Издател: Faber & Faber
By June 1940, most of Europe had fallen to the Nazis and Britain stood alone. To protect itself, the nation fell back on cunning and camouflage. With Winston Churchill in charge, the British bluffed their way out of trouble - lying, pretending and dressing up in order to survive. The British had developed this uncommon talent during the trench and
Издател: Allen Lane
What was it about the civilization of Western Europe that allowed it to trump the outwardly superior empires of the Orient? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues, was that the West developed six “killer applications” that the Rest lacked: competition, science, democracy, medicine, consumerism and the work ethic. The key question today is whether
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Издател: Penguin Books
Ferguson's book, though by no means blithely optimistic about the US empire in general or Iraq in particular, does hold out a prospect of success there. He indicates that the vast costs of security and reconstruction will be covered by oil sales. This begs the obvious question: will a supposedly sovereign Iraqi government, after 1 July, really use
Издател: Melville House Publishing
Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter system--to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this version of history? There's not a shred of evidence to support it.
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of
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