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HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE, VOLUME V: RIDDLES OF IDENTITY IN MODERN TIMES

By: Vincent, Gerard (Editor)

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000044007

ISBN: 067439979X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


The final volume in the award-winning series charts the remarkable inner hi story of our times from the tumult of World War I to the present day, when personal identity was released from its moorings in gender, family, social class, religion, politics, and nationality. "A fascinating glimpse into the distant and exotic past."--Los Angeles Times. 230 halftones, 2 tables. View more info

RELUCTANT REBELS: COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF REVOLUTION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT

By: Walton, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000046373

ISBN: 0231057296

Condition: Very Good


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THE MODERN MIND: AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY

By: Watson, Peter

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Harper: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000043996

ISBN: 0060194138

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This major narrative history of the people and ideas that shaped the modern world is a brilliantly reasoned examination of the thought and individuals that made twentieth-century culture. From Freud to Babbitt, from Relativit y to Susan Sontag, from Proust to Henri Bergson to Saul Bellow, the books r ange is encyclopedic, covering the major writers, artists, scientists, and philosophers who produced the ideas by which we live. Beginning with four s eminal ideas that were introduced in 1900 -- the unconscious, the gene, the quantum, and Picasso's first paintings in Paris-Peter Watson has produc... View more info

THE PROTESTANT ETHIC & THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM

By: Weber, Max

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: See notes: 1970

Seller ID: RWARE0000042112

ISBN: 0043310338

Condition: Very Good


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DAYS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: THE 50 DEFINING EVENTS OF WORLD HISTORY

By: Williams, Hywel

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Quercus: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000028477

ISBN: 1905204388

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


*** THis is a used book in very good condition. The currents of History run deep and often unseen beneath the everyday ripple of events. But now and a gain the current rises to the surface, and the events of a single day shed an exceptional light on the meaning of the past. Such events are the subjec t of Days that Changed the World. Some of the 50 days described here mark t he end of an era; others the start of something new. Many are the dates of bloody battles or murders; others of momentous decisions or breathtaking di scoveries. All are remembered as powerful symbols of their time. Our st... View more info

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TREASURES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM

By: Wolfenden, John

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: Studio: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010087

ISBN: 0670726567

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


A highly collectible First Edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper, not an ex-lib. Previous owners signature on fep, minor chips and tears to dust jacket, o/w clean and bright internally. View more info

THE PRIZE: THE EPIC QUEST FOR OIL, MONEY & POWER

By: Yergin, Daniel

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000047593

ISBN: 1439110123

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin's Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis. View more info