Cities of Empire
: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World
An original history of the most enduring colonial creation, the city, explored through ten portraits of ...
The Shock Doctrine
: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The bestselling author of No Logo exposes the rise of "disaster capitalism" and destroys the myth of the ...
Legacy of Ashes
: The History of the CIA
For the last sixty years, the CIA has managed to maintain a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible ...
: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
Thomas E. Ricks
A masterful and explosive description of the planning and execution of the American military invasion and ...
The Heartless Stone
: A Journey Through The World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire
A journey across six continents to uncover the secrets behind one of our most luxurious and costly status ...
: An Extraordinary Re-Creation of World War II Through the Eyes and Minds of Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, And Stalin
Simon Berthon, Joanna Potts
A fascinating "you-are-there" look at World War II through the lives of Hitler, Roosevelt, Churchill, and ...
The Great Influenza
: The Epic Story of the 1918 Pandemic
John M. Barry
An epic history of the deadliest plague in human history - the great flu epidemic of 1918, which killed seven ...
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