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Product Description: The century that began in 1914 with the outbreak of the First World War was catastrophic. Over the course of that one-hundred-year span, civilizations were destroyed in the Old World, the New World, and the Third World, the latter represented by China, India, and Islam...read more

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9781412853972 | Transaction Pub, May 15, 2014, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The century that began in 1914 with the outbreak of the First World War was catastrophic.

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9781412863018 | Transaction Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The century that began in 1914 with the outbreak of the First World War was catastrophic.

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Product Description: Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public. This is shown, among other things, by its appearance and uses in a variety of modern cultural practices: from the innovative dances of Sergei Diaghilev and Ted Shawn, to public and vernacular architecture, psychoanalysis, literature, sculpture, fashion designs, and even neo-pagan movements, to mention a few examples...read more

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9781472474995 | Routledge, August 24, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public.

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Product Description: In Stranger Than We Can Imagine, John Higgs argues that before 1900, history seemed to make sense. We can understand innovations like electricity, agriculture and democracy. The twentieth century, in contrast, gave us relativity, cubism, quantum mechanics, the id, existentialism, Stalin, psychedelics, chaos mathematics, climate change and postmodernism...read more

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9781593766269 | Soft Skull Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Stranger Than We Can Imagine, John Higgs argues that before 1900, history seemed to make sense.

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Product Description: Stop the wedding! Dimitri Makarov's former secretary is getting married, but instead of congratulating the happy couple, the masterful oligarch plans to stop the wedding… For he's just discovered that the blushing bride is also mother to his secret son! Erin Turner thought her luck was changing until Dimitri dispatches her convenient groom with his signature ruthlessness...read more

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9780517554371, titled "Screen World, 1984" | Reissue edition (Crown Pub, November 1, 1988), cover price $4.99 | also contains Screen World, 1984 | About this edition: with lots of photos of actors and movies of 1984
9780517554425, titled "The Thirties in Vogue" | Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1986, cover price $9.99 | also contains The Thirties in Vogue | About this edition: Gathers photographs, illustrations, and articles about social events, the arts, entertainment, and travel from the thirties issues of Vogue magazine

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9780373138524 | Lgr edition (Harlequin Books, September 15, 2015), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Stop the wedding!
9780263249156 | Gardners Books, September 10, 2015, cover price $6.45 | About this edition: Stop the wedding!

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9781504651943 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Stop the wedding!

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Examines the arts, literature, leisure activities, social life, and culture of the 1920s as portrayed in Vogue magazine

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9780517550274, titled "The Twenties in Vogue" | Random House Value Pub, May 1, 1985, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Twenties in Vogue | About this edition: Examines the arts, literature, leisure activities, social life, and culture of the 1920s as portrayed in Vogue magazine

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Product Description: Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History. "If you only read one book about the First World War in this anniversary year, read The Long Shadow. David Reynolds writes superbly and his analysis is compelling and original...read more

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9780393088632 | W W Norton & Co Inc, May 12, 2014, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History.

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9780393351286 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 8, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History.

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Product Description: The contents of this book emerge from the Catholic Worker House of Hospitality in New York City and the Saint Thomas Project in New Orleans. Two years of working with people on the margins of society confronted Marc Ellis with a truth and challenge: to delve deeper into his own life and the life of the world so as to begin the movement toward a new society...read more

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9781498200813 | Wipf & Stock Pub, December 2, 2014, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: The contents of this book emerge from the Catholic Worker House of Hospitality in New York City and the Saint Thomas Project in New Orleans.
9780916349134 | Amity House, June 1, 1986, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The contents of this book emerge from the Catholic Worker House of Hospitality in New York City and the Saint Thomas Project in New Orleans.

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9781138782020, titled "Back to the Future: Modernity, Postmodernity and Locality" | Routledge, August 29, 2014, cover price $125.00
9780044455868 | Unwin Hyman, March 1, 1990, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: Amish widower Jacob Miller believes it was a mistake to visit the Amish village of Pinecraft for winter vacation, especially after his daughter is struck by a car. Stranded in Sarasota until his daughter recovers, Jacob grows increasingly wary of events that unfold in his unfamiliar surroundings―including the strange curiosity of Englischer Natalie Bennett...read more

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9781426753558 | Abingdon Pr, May 20, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Amish widower Jacob Miller believes it was a mistake to visit the Amish village of Pinecraft for winter vacation, especially after his daughter is struck by a car.
9780391037281, titled "Freedom in the Modern World" | Reprint edition (Prometheus Books, February 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | also contains Freedom in the Modern World | About this edition: In his first book, Macmurray calls for a more candid self-analysis as he offers a diagnosis of the philosophical problems presented by contemporary life.

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Product Description: It has been clear for many years that the ways in which archaeology is practiced have been a direct product of a particular set of social, cultural, and historical circumstances--archaeology is always carried out in the present. More recently, however, many have begun to consider how archaeological techniques might be used to reflect more directly on the contemporary world itself: how we might undertake archaeologies of, as well as in the present...read more
By Angela Piccini (editor)

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9780199602001 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 10, 2013, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: It has been clear for many years that the ways in which archaeology is practiced have been a direct product of a particular set of social, cultural, and historical circumstances--archaeology is always carried out in the present.

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Product Description: A variety of thinkers used the concept of myth to articulate their anxieties about modernity. By telling the story of mythic thinking in Britain from its origins in Victorian social anthropology to its postwar cultural mainstreaming, this book reveals a yearning for transcendence in an age long assumed to be disenchanted...read more

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9781137354969 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 31, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: A variety of thinkers used the concept of myth to articulate their anxieties about modernity.

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Product Description: Is there any room left for freedom in a programmed world? This is the essential question that Vilém Flusser asks in Post-History. Written as a series of lectures to be delivered at universities in Brazil, Israel, and France, it was subsequently developed as a book and published for the first time in Brazil in 1983...read more

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9781937561093 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 1, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Is there any room left for freedom in a programmed world?

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Product Description: Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Final reflections on a happy life-from acclaimed historian Tony Judt. Tony Judt's The Memory Chalet is a memoir unlike any other. Each essay brings the smallest details of personal experience into the larger frame of history...read more

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9781594202896 | Penguin Pr, November 11, 2010, cover price $25.95

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9780143119975 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, October 25, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Final reflections on a happy life-from acclaimed historian Tony Judt.

Presents a survey of the ideas, discoveries, individuals, and cultural expressions that comprise the intellectual history of the twentieth century.

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9780060194130 | Harpercollins, March 1, 2001, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Presents a survey of the ideas, discoveries, individuals, and cultural expressions that comprise the intellectual history of the twentieth century.

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9780060084387, titled "Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century" | Reprint edition (Perennial, July 1, 2002), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A compelling survey of the ideas, discoveries, individuals, and cultural expressions that comprise the intellectual history of the twentieth century covers the gamut, from Freud's psychotherapy to the War in Kosovo.

Miscellaneous:

9780062039125 | Harpercollins, March 22, 2011, cover price $16.99

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9781439558645, titled "Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: From Freud to Babbitt, from Animal Farm to Sartre to the Great Society, from the Theory of Relativity to counterculture to Kosovo, The Modern Mind is encyclopedic, covering the major writers, artists, scientists, and philosophers who produced the ideas by which we live.

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Product Description: Alive with insight, delight and Dyer's characteristic irreverence, this book offers a guide through the maze of modern culture. Across ten years worth of essays, 'Working the Room' spans the photography of Martin Parr to the paintings of Turner, and the writing of Scott-Fitzgerald to the criticism of Susan Sontag...read more

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9781847678621 | Canongate Books Ltd, November 4, 2010, cover price $32.90 | About this edition: Alive with insight, delight and Dyer's characteristic irreverence, this book offers a guide around the cultural maze, mapping a route through the worlds of literature, art, photography, music.

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9781847679376 | Canongate Books Ltd, August 4, 2011, cover price $16.55 | About this edition: Alive with insight, delight and Dyer's characteristic irreverence, this book offers a guide through the maze of modern culture.

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9780199548071 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 10, 2010, cover price $125.00

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9780199548088 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 10, 2010, cover price $45.95

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Product Description: The fascinating inspirations behind common inventions and creations- from Barbie to Sweet and Low to Mt. Rushmore. The slinky was born aboard a World War II ship. The Barbie doll was inspired by a German sex toy. Weight Watchers began with a Jewish housewife in Queens, New York...read more

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9780399535895 | 1 edition (J P Tarcher, July 6, 2010), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The fascinating inspirations behind common inventions and creations- from Barbie to Sweet and Low to Mt.

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9781101183915 | Perigee, July 6, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: The world has changed irrevocably in the last century. Fifty years ago, it looked completely different; and the way the world looked to the great thinkers of the time still holds surprises. J. Robert Oppenheimer helped to invent the bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, which ultimately changed international politics forever...read more
By Jonathan Hart (introduced by)

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9780195430059 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 15, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The world has changed irrevocably in the last century.

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Product Description: Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the single new pleasure invented by modernity. The Speed Handbook is a virtuoso exploration of Huxley’s claim. Enda Duffy shows how the experience of speed has always been political and how it has affected nearly all aspects of modern culture...read more

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9780822344308 | Duke Univ Pr, July 1, 2009, cover price $89.95

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9780822344421 | Duke Univ Pr, July 1, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the single new pleasure invented by modernity.

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Product Description: Images of ruins may represent the raw realities created by bombs, natural disasters, or factory closings, but the way we see and understand ruins is not raw or unmediated. Rather, looking at ruins, writing about them, and representing them are acts framed by a long tradition...read more
By Andreas Schonle (editor)

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9780822344568 | Duke Univ Pr, February 26, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Images of ruins may represent the raw realities created by bombs, natural disasters, or factory closings, but the way we see and understand ruins is not raw or unmediated.

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9780822344742 | Duke Univ Pr, February 26, 2010, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Images of ruins may represent the raw realities created by bombs, natural disasters, or factory closings, but the way we see and understand ruins is not raw or unmediated.

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Product Description: Two earth-shattering World Wars; the dawn and dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the countries formed in its wake; the establishment of the EU; the end of apartheid; the push for equal rights; the Kyoto agreement: these and many other changes—great and small—happened in the last century and shaped the world we know today...read more
By Bianca Jackson (editor) and Jonathan Morton (editor)

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9781844036394, titled "History: Over a Century of the People, Discoveries, Disasters, and Political and Cultural Events That Rocked the World" | Cassell Illustrated, October 7, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Two earth-shattering World Wars; the dawn and dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the countries formed in its wake; the establishment of the EU; the end of apartheid; the push for equal rights; the Kyoto agreement: these and many other changes—great and small—happened in the last century and shaped the world we know today.

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