A History of the world in seven cheap things
A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet

By: Jason W. Moore and Raj Patel

Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781788737746
Publication Date: January 1, 2017

Jason W. Moore teaches World History and World-Ecology at Binghamton University and is Coordinator of the World-Ecology Research Network. He is the author of several books, including Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, and of numerous award-winning essays in environmental history, political economy, and social theory.

Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist, and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a Senior Research Associate at the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University. He is the author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy.

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

By: Bill Bryson

Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385660030
Publication Date: May 6, 2003

Bill Bryson’s bestselling books include A Walk in the WoodsThe Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and A Short History of Nearly Everything (which won the Aventis Prize in Britain and the Descartes Prize, the European Union’s highest literary award). He was chancellor of Durham University, England’s third oldest university, from 2005 to 2011, and is an honorary fellow of Britain’s Royal Society.

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After Virtue
A Study in Moral Theory

By: Alasdair MacIntyre

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
ISBN: 0268035040
Publication Date: March 6, 2007

Alasdair MacIntyre is Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Ethics and Politics at London Metropolitan University and Rev John A. O’Brien Senior Research Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

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Aristotle’s Way
How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

By: Edith Hall

Publisher: Penguin Press
ISBN: 9780735220805
Publication Date: January 15, 2019

Edith Hall, one of Britain’s foremost classicists and a Professor at King’s College London, is the first woman to have won the Erasmus Medal of the European Academy. In 2017 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Athens University, just a few streets away from Aristotle’s own Lyceum.

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Atketics and philosophy in the ancient world
Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World
Contests of Virtue

By: Heather L. Reid

Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415818353
Publication Date: November 13, 2012

Heather L. Reid is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. Her work connects the fields of Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Sport, and Ancient Sports History. Her first book, The Philosophical Athlete was inspired by her experience as an elite cyclist.

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Atom
Atom
A Single Oxygen Atom's Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth... and Beyond

By: Lawrence M. Krauss

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
ISBN: 9780316183093
Publication Date: May 9, 2002

Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the only physicist to have received the top awards by the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the American Association of Physics Teachers. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Break ‘Em Up
Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money

By: Zephyr Teachout

Publisher: All Points Books
ISBN: 9781250200891
Publication Date: June 28, 2020

Zephyr Teachout is an attorney, political activist, and anti-trust and corruption expert. She sits on the board of directors of the Open Markets Institute and teaches law at Fordham University.

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Collapse
How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

By: Jared Diamond

Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0143117009
Publication Date: January 4, 2011

Jared Diamond is professor of geography at UCLA and author of the best-selling Collapse and The Third Chimpanzee. He is a MacArthur Fellow and was awarded the National Medal of Science.

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Combat Sports in the Ancient World
Competition, Violence, and Culture

By: Michael B. Poliakoff

Publisher: All Points Books
ISBN: 0300063121
Publication Date: April 26, 1995

Michael B. Poliakoff has taught at Georgetown University, George Washington University, Hillsdale College, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Wellesley College. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Yale University and went on to study at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and the University of Michigan, where he earned a Ph.D. in classical studies.

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Cultural Foundations of Learning
Est and West

By: Jin Li

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521768290
Publication Date: March 26, 2012

Jin Li is tenured Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at Brown University. Her research examines different cultural learning models and how such culturally based models shape children’s learning beliefs and achievement. She collaborates with researchers from Taiwan, Hong Kong, the UK, Germany, Israel and the United States.

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