501 Must-Read Books (Emma Beare, 2006)History

50 Works 103,350 Livros 1,233 Críticas 4.1
From the introduction to "501 Must-Read Books": "The recommendations for inclusion in this comprehensive book were made by a bibliophile and writer with a peerless reputation, but the reviews mostrar mais themselves were compiled by lecturers, writers and book lovers, sharing their pleasure or surprise or even indignation with the rest of us." mostrar menos
Categorias:
Todos, Children's Fiction (50), Classic Fiction (55), Classics (3), Histórico (50), Memoirs (50), Modern Fiction (140), Ficção Científica (49), Thrillers (60), Travel Writing (40), , No Category (4)
Obra
London: The Biography (2000) por Peter Ackroyd
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life (1998) por Jon Lee Anderson
The Hour of Our Death (1977) por Philippe Ariès
Berlin: The Downfall 1945 (2002) por Antony Beevor
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (Set 3 Vol) (1949) por Fernand Braudel
The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century (1997) por John Brewer
Frozen Desire: The Meaning of Money (1997) por James Buchan
Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives (1991) por Alan Bullock
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (18) por Jacob Burckhardt
Daily Life in Ancient Rome (1940) por Jérôme Carcopino
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1552) por Bartolomé de las Casas
The Iron King (1955) por Maurice Druon
O tempo das catedrais (1966) por Georges Duby
The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 (1993) por Eamon Duffy
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989) por Modris Eksteins
The Wretched of the Earth (1961) por Frantz Fanon
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004) por Niall Ferguson
Millennium : A History of the Last Thousand Years (1995) por Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Pagans and Christians (1986) por Robin Lane Fox
The End of History and the Last Man (1992) por Francis Fukuyama
The Naked Heart (1995) por Peter Gay
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1788) por Edward Gibbon
The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War (1985) por Martin Gilbert
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (1976) por Carlo Ginzburg
God's First Love: Christians and Jews Over Two Thousand Years (Phoenix Giants S.) (1967) por Friedrich Heer
The Histories (420 BCE) por Herodotus
Hiroshima (Expanded edition) (1946) por John Hersey
The Fatal Shore (1986) por Robert Hughes
Pandæmonium : 1660-1886 : The coming of the machine as seen by contemporary observers (1985) por Humphrey Jennings
A History of Warfare (1993) por John Keegan
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922) por T. E. Lawrence
Islam in History: Ideas, People, and Events in the Middle East (1973) por Bernard Lewis
Chinese Shadows (1974) por Simon Leys
The Crusades through Arab Eyes (1983) por Amin Maalouf
The Armada (1959) por Garrett Mattingly
The Story of English (1986) por Robert McCrum
The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain (2002) por María Rosa Menocal
The Women's History of the World (1989) por Rosalind Miles
Pax Britannica: the Climax of an Empire (1968) por James Morris
Medieval Cities : Their Origins and the Revival of Trade (1925) por Henri Pirenne
Plutarch's Lives (100) por Plutarch
Flesh in the Age of Reason: The Modern Foundations of Body and Soul (2003) por Roy Porter
Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (1989) por Simon Schama
Leviathan & the Air Pump: Hobbes, Boyle and the Experimental Life (1985) por Steven Shapin
The Decline of the West (1918) por Oswald Spengler
The Trial of Socrates (1988) por I. F. Stone
The Annals of Tacitus (117) por P. Cornelius Tacitus
The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939 (1961) por A. J. P. Taylor
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century (1978) por Barbara W. Tuchman
A People's History of the United States (1980) por Howard Zinn

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