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  • Imperialism

    A Study, 1st Edition

    By Riley Quinn

    English economist John Hobson’s 1902 Imperialism: A Study was an epoch-making study of the politics and economics of imperialism that shook imperialist beliefs to their core. A committed liberal, Hobson was deeply sceptical about the aims and claims of imperialistic thought at a time when Britain’…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • A Theory of Human Motivation

    1st Edition

    By Stoyan Stoyanov

    US psychologist Abraham H. Maslow’s A Theory of Human Motivation is a classic of psychological research that helped change the field for good. Like many field-changing thinkers, Maslow was not just a talented researcher, he was also a creative thinker – able to see things from a new perspective and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • The Columbian Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Joshua Specht, Etienne Stockland

    One criticism of history is that historians all too often study it in isolation, failing to take advantage of models and evidence from scholars in other disciplines. This is not a charge that can be laid at the door of Alfred Crosby. His book The Columbian Exchange not only incorporates the results…

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  • Beyond Good and Evil

    1st Edition

    By Don Berry

    No philosopher could be a better example of creative thinking in action than Friedrich Nietzsche: a German iconoclast who systematically attacked the traditionally accepted views of academic philosophers, seeking to tear down their rickety platform and replace it with a platform of his own.…

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  • The Social Contract

    1st Edition

    By James Hill

    Few people can claim to have had minds as fertile and creative as the French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. One of the most influential political theorists of the modern age, he was also a composer and writer of opera, a novelist, and a memoirist whose Confessions ranks as one of the most…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Politics as a Vocation

    1st Edition

    By Tom McClean, Jason Xidias, William Brett

    German sociologist Max Weber’s 1919 lecture Politics as a Vocation is widely regarded as a masterpiece of political theory and sociology. Its central strength lies in Weber’s deployment of masterful interpretative skills to power his discussion of modern politics. Interpretation involves…

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  • Reflections on Human Development

    1st Edition

    By Riley Quinn

    What is the ultimate goal of any human society? There have been many answers to this question. But by producing a series of notably well-structured arguments, economist Mahbub ul Haq’s Reflections on Human Development persuaded readers that the goal should be defined quite simply as the requirement…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Manias, Panics and Crashes

    A History of Financial Crises, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Burton

    Perhaps the most peculiar feature of a financial bubble – one that Charles Kindleberger's classic work Manias, Panics and Crashes draws particular attention to – is the inability of those trapped inside it to grasp the seriousness of their predicament. They know in principle that bubbles exist, and…

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  • Critique of Pure Reason

    1st Edition

    By Michael O'Sullivan

    Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy – not to mention one of the most challenging. Its topic is the nature of human knowledge, and the question of whether or not it is possible to have knowledge of the world at all. Over two…

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  • A Room of One's Own

    1st Edition

    By Tim Smith-Laing, Fiona Robinson

    A Room of One's Own is a very clear example of how creative thinkers connect and present things in novel ways. Based on the text of a talk given by Virginia Woolf at an all-female Cambridge college, Room considers the subject of 'women and fiction.' Woolf’s approach is to ask why, in the early…

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  • Marketing Myopia

    1st Edition

    By Monique Diderich, Elizabeth Mamali

    Theodore Levitt’s 1960 article “Marketing Myopia” is a business classic that earned its author the nickname “the father of modern marketing”. It is also a beautiful demonstration of the problem solving skills that are crucial in so many areas of life – in business and beyond. The problem facing…

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  • Leading Change

    1st Edition

    By Yaamina Salman, Nick Broten

    John P. Kotter’s Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail is a classic of business literature, and an example of high-level analysis and evaluation. In critical thinking, analysis is all about the sequence and features of arguments. When combined with evaluation of the strengths and…

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