: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
Pacific is a paean to this magnificent sea of beauty, myth, and imagination that is transforming our lives.
Of Arms and Artists
: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes
A fascinating look at how the art world viewed the American Revolution, and how their work still effects the ...
The Invention of Nature
: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary...
: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
The refrigerator may seem mundane nowadays, but it is one of the wonders of twentieth-century science - ...
Blood at the Root
: A Racial Cleansing in America
A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of...
The Making of Home
: The 500-Year Story of How Our Houses Became Our Homes
The 500-year story of how, and why, our homes have come to be what they are, from the critically acclaimed New...
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