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  • The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

    1st Edition

    By John Collins

    John Maynard Keynes’s 1936 General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money is a perfect example of the global power of critical thinking. A radical reconsideration of some of the founding principles and accepted axioms of classical economics at the time, it provoked a revolution in economic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Capital

    1st Edition

    By Macat Team

    A critical analysis of Karl Marx’s Capital, which is without question one of the most influential books to be published in the course of the past two centuries. Controversial in its politics, and arriving at conclusions that are passionately debated to this day, it is nonetheless a fine…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Two Treatises of Government

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Kleidosty, Ian Jackson

    John Locke’s 1689 Two Treatises of Government is a key text in the history of political theory – one whose influence remains marked on modern politics, the American Constitution and beyond. Two Treatises is more than a seminal work on the nature and legitimacy of government. It is also a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • The Sacred Wood

    Essays on Poetry and Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Teubner

    The essay for which The Sacred Wood is primarily remembered is one of the most famous pieces of criticism in English: “Tradition and the Individual Talent” helped to re-orientate arguments about the study of literature and its production by redefining the nature of tradition and the artist's…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Course in General Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Laura E.B. Key, Brittany Pheiffer Noble

    Ferdinand de Saussure’s Course in General Linguistics is one of the most influential texts of the 20th-century – an astonishing feat for what is, at heart, a series of deeply technical lectures about the structure of human languages. What the Course’s vast influence shows, fundamentally, is the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Gaia

    A New Look at Life on Earth, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Shamsudduha

    Gaia: A New Look At Life on Earth may continue to divide opinion, but nobody can deny that the book offers a powerful insight into the creative thinking of its author, James E. Lovelock. Published in 1979, Gaia offered a radically new hypothesis: the Earth, Lovelock argued, is a living entity.…

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  • On the Origin of Species

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Bryson, Nadezda Josephine Msindai

    Charles Darwin called on a broad and unusually powerful combination of critical thinking skills to create his wide-ranging explanation for biological change, On the Origin of Species. It’s one of those rare books that takes a huge problem – the enormous diversity of different species – and seeks…

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  • Bowling Alone

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Morrow, Lindsay Scorgie-Porter

    American political scientist Robert Putnam wasn’t the first person to recognize that social capital – the relationships between people that allow communities to function well – is the grease that oils the wheels of society. But by publishing Bowling Alone, he moved the debate from one primarily…

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  • Aggression

    A Social Learning Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Allan

    Albert Bandura is the most cited living psychologist, and is regularly named as one of the most influential figures ever to have worked in his field. Much of his reputation stems from the theories and experiments described in his 1973 study Aggression: A Social Learning Analysis – a book that is…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Nudge

    Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness, 1st Edition

    By Mark Egan

    When it was published in 2008, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein’s Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness quickly became one of the most influential books in modern economics and politics. Within a short time, it had inspired whole government departments in the US and UK, and…

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  • Obedience to Authority

    1st Edition

    By Mark Gridley, William J. Jenkins

    Stanley Milgram is one of the most influential and widely-cited social psychologists of the twentieth century. Recognized as perhaps the most creative figure in his field, he is famous for crafting social-psychological experiments with an almost artistic sense of creative imagination – casting new…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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  • Collapse

    How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive, 1st Edition

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    American scholar Jared Diamond deploys his powers of interpretation to great effect in Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, which seeks to understand the meaning behind the available evidence describing societies that have survived and those that have withered and died. Why, for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
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