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The Construction of the European Union

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the European Union in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the development of the...


The Great Recession

by 50MINUTES.Com

Understand the Great Recession in no time! Find out everything you need to know about this key moment in contemporary economic history with this practical and accessible guide.

The burst of the property bubble...


Class of Hope and Change

by Deji Komolafe

Reclaiming their time. Sharing their lives. Speaking their truth.

Millennials, the young people who entered adulthood during the first 18 years of the 21st century, have come of age during one of the most dramatic...


The United Nations

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the United Nations in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the history and principal...


Prohibition

by W. J. Rorabaugh

Americans have always been a hard-drinking people, but from 1920 to 1933 the country went dry. After decades of pressure from rural Protestants such as the hatchet-wielding Carry A. Nation and organizations...


Global Discontents

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian

In a compelling new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky identifies the “dry kindling” of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.

In wide-ranging discussions with David Barsamian, his longtime...


The Confidence Trap

by David Runciman

Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging,...


In America

by Caitríona Perry

As RTÉ’s Washington correspondent, Caitríona Perry has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as the world tries to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump’s...


The Reactionary Mind

by Corey Robin

Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is "boring," said the founding father of the American right. "Devoting your life to it," as conservatives do, "is horrifying if only...


Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial

by Lynne Viola

Between the summer of 1937 and November 1938, the Stalinist regime arrested over 1.5 million people for "counterrevolutionary" and "anti-Soviet" activity and either summarily executed or exiled them to the Gulag....


Hidden Interests in Credit and Finance

by James B. Greenberg & Thomas K. Park

In this book, James B. Greenberg and Thomas K. Park take an anthropological approach to the economic history of the past one thousand years and define credit as a potentially transformative force involving inequalties,...


I Really Didn’t Want to Become a Doctor

by Howie C. Wolf

This book traces memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he observed his family doctor father while growing up. To spend so many years in school—only to have meals, sleep,...


Listening for the Secret

by Ulf Olsson

Listening for the Secret is a critical assessment of the Grateful Dead and the distinct culture that grew out of the group’s music, politics, and performance. With roots in popular music traditions, improvisation,...


The Living History of Pakistan (2011 - 2016): Volume III

by Inam R. Sehri

Karachi, a mega city of about 25 million now, has been burning since two decades in spreading blaze of target killings, extortion, organised robberies, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian blasts and massive corruption...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & Professor Ralph Schroeder

The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to...


Latin America since Independence

by Thomas C. Wright

This innovative text offers a clear and concise introduction to Latin America since independence. Thomas C. Wright traces continuity and change in five central colonial legacies: authoritarian governance; a...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...


People Who Made Sure You Could Grow up to Vote! | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Aren’t you a lucky child? A long time ago, the right to suffrage was only granted to certain members of the society. These days, everyone can vote. The question now is who should you vote? You will find that...


50 Famous People in Modern History for Kids

by Baby Professor

In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s...


Appreciating All of the Continents | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

History is interesting and so is geography. This is an edition of modern history where your kids will be familiarized with all the continents in the world. Surprise your children with the wonders of the earth...