The Origins of Political Order
From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

By: Francis Fukuyama

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374533229
Publication Date: March 27, 2012

Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He has previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and at the George Mason University School of Public Policy.

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The Quest for a Moral Compass
A Global History of Ethics

By: Kenan Malik

Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 1612194834
Publication Date: August 11, 2015

Kenan Malik is a writer, lecturer, and broadcaster. He is a presenter of The Moral Maze on BBC Radio 4 (UK). He has taught at universities in Britain, Europe, Australia and the USA, presented many TV documentaries and writes regularly for newspapers across the world including as a columnist for the International New York Times.

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The Rise of Western Christendom
Triumph and Diversity A.D. 200-1000

By: Peter Brown

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9780631221371
Publication Date: November 27, 2002

Peter Brown is the Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. He has also taught at Oxford University, the University of London, and the University of California. Among his many books are The Body and Society, The Cult of the Saints, Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity, and Augustine of Hippo.

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The swerve
The Swerve
How The World Became Modern

By: Stephen Greenblatt

Publisher: WW Norton
ISBN: 9780393343403
Publication Date: September 4, 2012

Stephen Greenblatt (Ph.D. Yale) is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Also General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, he is the author of eleven books, including Tyrant, The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story that Created Us, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (winner of the 2011 National Book Award and the 2012 Pulitzer Prize).  He was president of the Modern Language Association of America and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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The worlds of late antiquity
The World of Late Antiquity
AD 150-750

By: Peter Brown

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393958034
Publication Date: March 17, 1989

Peter Brown (Ph.D. Oxford University) is the Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. He previously taught at London University and the University of California, Berkeley. He has written on the rise of Christianity and the end of the Roman empire. His works include: Augustine of Hippo (1967); The World of Late Antiquity (1972); The Cult of the Saints (1981); Body and Society (1988), The Rise of Western Christendom (1995 and 2002); Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire (2002). He is presently working on issues of wealth and poverty in the late Roman and early medieval Christian world.

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Transaction Man
The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

By: Nicholas Lemann

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374277888
Publication Date: September 10, 2019

Nicholas Lemann has worked at the Washington Monthly, Washington Post, and Texas Monthly, of which he was executive editor. A frequent contributor to national magazines, he was national correspondent of The Atlantic Monthly and is now a staff writer at The New Yorker.

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