Category: History

Read The Fall Of Heaven: The Pahlavis And The Final Days Of Imperial Iran Books PDF

by Andrew Scott Cooper by Andrew Scott Cooper An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran’s glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah’s widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administrationIn this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century’s

Read Prebles’ Artforms (10Th Edition) (Edition 10) By Frank, Patrick L., Preble, Sarah [Paperback(2010£©] Books PDF

by Jennifer Boles by Jennifer Boles The Peak of Chic blogger Jennifer Boles–who counts Newell Turner, Alexa Hampton, Stephen Drucker, and Veranda founder Lisa Newsom among her loyal readers–presents a charming encyclopedia of 100 of the most stylish decorating details (chintz, striped walls, and orangeries) that were favored by the great tastemakers

Read Homo Deus: A Brief History Of Tomorrow Books PDF

by Yuval Noah Harari by Yuval Noah Harari International Bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species. Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which

Read Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey Of Apollo 8 And The Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey To The Moon Books PDF

by Robert Kurson by Robert Kurson NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Perfect for Father’s Day: the riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon, from the bestselling author of Shadow Divers.“Robert Kurson tells the tale of Apollo 8 with novelistic detail and immediacy.”—Andy

Read The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us Books PDF

by Lucy Jones by Lucy Jones By the world-renowned seismologist, a riveting history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes–they stem from the same forces that give our planet life. Earthquakes give us natural springs; volcanoes produce

Read The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs: A New History Of A Lost World Books PDF

by Steve Brusatte by Steve Brusatte “THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY,” hails Scientific American: A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists.“This is scientific storytelling at its most visceral, striding with the beasts through their Triassic dawn, Jurassic dominance, and abrupt demise in the Cretaceous.”