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History - World
In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of ...
ISBN: 9780593554272Unabridged Download
“A bold, sweeping bird’s eye view of thousands of years of history that provides a truly global perspective of the past. A fantastic achievement.”—Peter Frankopan, internationally bestselling author of The Silk RoadsPrize-winn...
ISBN: 9780593671528Unabridged Download
A magisterial world history unlike any other that tells the story of humanity through the one thing we all have in common: families • From the New York Times best-selling author of The Romanovs“Succession meets Game of Thrones.&r...
ISBN: 9780593627662Unabridged Download
A revolutionary new history that reveals how climate change has dramatically shaped the development—and demise—of civilizations across timeGlobal warming is one of the greatest dangers mankind faces today. Even as temperatures increase, s...
ISBN: 9780593740378Unabridged Download
A sweeping look at how the major transformations in history—from the rise of Homo sapiens to the birth of capitalism—have been shaped not by humans but by germs“I love this surprising, learned, fascinating book; it brings human arro...
ISBN: 9780593668047Unabridged Download
Inspired by the lapidaries of the ancient world, this audiobook is a beautiful collection of true stories about sixty different stones that have influenced our shared historyThe earliest scientists ground and processed minerals in a centuries-long qu...
ISBN: 9780593613030Unabridged Download
Throughout history, precious stones have inspired passions and poetry, quests and curses, sacred writings and unsacred actions. In this scintillating book, journalist Victoria Finlay embarks on her own globe-circling search for the real stories behin...
ISBN: 9780593748855Unabridged Download
From the author of American Rule and the host of The Muckrake Podcast, an ambitious account of how white supremacist lies, religious mythologies, and poisonous conspiracy theories built the modern world and threaten to plunge us into an authoritarian...
ISBN: 9780593626955Unabridged Download
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Drawing on exhaustive research, this intimate account details how World War I reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of our modern world“Thu...
ISBN: 9780593678800Unabridged Download
An instant New York Times bestsellerHenry Kissinger, consummate diplomat and statesman, examines the strategies of six great twentieth-century figures and brings to life a unifying theory of leadership and diplomacy“An extraordinary book, one t...
A dazzling account of the men (and occasional woman) who led the world’s empires, a book that probes the essence of leadership and power through the centuries and around the world.From the rise of Sargon of Akkad, who in the third millennium BC...
ISBN: 9780593590607Unabridged Download
From the critically acclaimed author of Temperament, a narrative account of the most defining moments in musical history—classical and jazz—all of which forever altered Western culture "A fascinating journey that begins with the ...
ISBN: 9780593590126Unabridged Download