the NAR

Library of our past books

Abbott, Elizabeth. A History of Celibacy, 2001.

Ahamed, Liaquat. Lords of Finance, 2009.

Akcam, Taner and Paul Bessemer. A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility, 2006.

Alexander, Amir. Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World, 2014.

Alvarez, Walter. A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves, 2016.

Anderson, Scott. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 2014.

Appelbaum, Binyamin. The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society, 2019.

Anthony, David. The Horse, the Wheel, and Langage: How Bronze-Age Riders From the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World, 2007.

Aslan, Reza. No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, 2005.

Asphaug, Erik. When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets, Dreadful Orbits, and the Origins of the Night Sky, 2019.

Azoulay, Vincent. Pericles of Athens, 2014.

Bailyn, Bernard. To Begin the World Anew, 2003.

Barber, Elizabeth Wayland. The Mummies of Urumchi, 1999.

Barry, John M. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America, 1998.

Barzun, Jacque. From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present, 2000.

Baudrillard, Jean. The Mirror of Production, 1975.

Beard, Mary. The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found, 2008.

Bendix, Reinhard. Kings or People, 1978.

Bennett, Jeffrey. A Global Warming Primer, 2016.

Benton, Michael J. When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time, 2003.

Berger, Peter and Thomas Luckman. The Social Construction of Reality, 1967.

Bernstein, Peter L. Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, 1996.

Berry, Brian. Long-Wave Rhythms in Economic Development and Political Behavior, 1991.

Boehm, Christopher. Blood Revenge, 1986.

Boehm, Christopher. Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism and Shame, 2012.

Bolter, J. David. Turing's Man, 1981.

Bordewich, Fergus M. America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union, 2012.

Borman, Tracy. Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant, 2014.

Botting, Douglas. The Giant Airship, 1980.

Boulding, Kenneth. Evolutionary Economics, 1977.

Bourdieu, Pierre. Outline of a Theory of Practice, 1972.

Boyd, Brian. On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction, 2009.

Brooks, David. Bobos in Paradise : The New Upper Class and How They Got There, 2000.

Burroughs, William James. Climate Change in Prehistory: The End of the Reign of Chaos, 2005.

Catton, William R., Jr. Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change, 1980.

Chang, Jung and Jon Halliday. Mao: The Unknown Story, 2005.

Clark, Greg. Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World, 2007.

Clarke, Christopher. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, 2013.

Clarke, Harold, Matthew Goodwin, and Paul Whiteley. Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union, 2017.

Coates, John. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings, and the Biology of Boom and Bust, 2012.

Cohen, G. A. Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defense, 1978.

Collins, Randall. Conflict Sociology, 1975.

Collins, Randall. Weberian Sociology, 1986.

Cooley, Linda. The gun, the ship, and the pen: warfare , constitutions and the making of the modern World, 2021.

Coppinger, Raymond and Lorna Coppinger. What Is a Dog?, 2016.

Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England, 1983.

Cronon, William. Nature's Metropolis, 1991.

Crosby, Alfred W. Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences, 1972.

Crosby, Alfred W. Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1800, 1986.

Crosby, Alfred W. Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History, 2002.

Curran, Andrew S. Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely, 2019.

Curtis Wayne. And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails, 2007.

Damrosch, Leo. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius, 2005.

Davis, Mike. City of Crystal, 1990.

de Waal, Frans. Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves, 2019.

Deffeyes, Kenneth S. Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak, 2005.

Dening, Greg. Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty, 1998.

Dennett, Daniel. Darwin 's Dangerous Idea, 1995.

Diamond, Jared. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, 2005.

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel, 1997.

Diesing, Paul. Science, Ideology, and Policy Sciences, 1982.

Diggens, John P. The Lost Soul of American Politics, 1984.

Diggens, John Patrick. Max Weber: Politics and the Spirit of Tragedy, 1996.

Doudna, Jennifer and Samuel Sternberg. A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution, 2017.

Doyle, Michael T. Empires, 1986.

Drury, Bob and Tom Clavin. 2013. The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, 2013.

Dunaway, Wilma A. The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700 to 1860, 1996.

Ellen, Roy. Environment, Subsistence, and System, 1982.

Elster, Jon. Explaining Technological Change, 1983.

Elster, Jon. Ulysses and the Sirens, 1979.

Favereau, Marie. The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World, 2020.

Fenn, Elizabeth Ann. Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82, 2001.

Ferguson, Niall. Civilization: The West and the Rest, 2012.

Ferguson, Niall. The Pity of War: Explaining World War I, 1999.

Ferguson, Niall. War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West, 2006.

Figes, Orlando. Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia, 2002.

Figes, Orlando. Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History, 2014.

Figes, Orlando. The Europeans; Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture, 2019.

Fischer, David Hackett. Champlain's Dream, 2008.

Fischer, David Hackett. The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History, 1996.

Flannery, Tim. The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples, 2001.

Floud, Roderick, Robert W. Fogel, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong. The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700, 2011.

Foer, Franklin. How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, 2004.

Forbes, Nancy and Basil Mahon. Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics, 2013.

Frank, Robert H. Passions Within Reason: The Strategic Role of the Emotions, 1988.

Ferejohn, John and Francis McCall Rosenbluth. Forged in Fire: War, Peace and the Democratic Bargain, 2016.

Friedman, Benjamin M.The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth, 2005.

Friedman, Thomas L. From Beirut to Jerusalem: Updated with a New Chapter, 1995.

Friedman, Thomas L. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America, 2008.

Fukuyama, Francis. The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution, 2011.

Fuller, Steve. Social Epistemology, 1988.

Gailbraith, John Kenneth. The Anatomy of Power, 1983.

Galison, Peter. Einstein's Clocks, Poincare's Maps: Empires of Time, 2003.

Gates, Robert M. A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service, 2016.

Gaukroger, Stephen. Descartes: An Intellectual Biography, 1995.

Gaventa, John. Power and Powerlessness, 1980.

Geertz, Clifford. The Interpretation of Cultures, 1973.

Gertner, Jon. The Ice at the Edge of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future, 2019.

Gertner, Jon. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, 2012.

Giddens, Anthony. A Contemporary Critique of Cultural Materialism, 1981.

Giddens, Anthony. The Constitution of Society, 1984.

Gilbert, G. Nigel and Michael Mulkay. Opening Pandora's Box, 1984.

Goffman, Irving. Strategic Interaction, 1969.

Goldstone, Jack. Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World, 1991.

Goldsworthy, Adrian. Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World, 2016.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, 2005.

Gordon, Michael R. and General Bernard E. Trainor. Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, 2006.

Gordon-Reed, Annette. On Juneteenth, 2021.

Gottschall, Jonathan. The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human, 2012.

Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, 2011.

Greenblatt, Stephen. The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, 2017.

Gump, James. The Dust Rose Like Smoke: The Subjugation of the Zulu and the Sioux, 1994.

Habermass, Jurgen. Legitimation Crisis, 1973.

Hanson, Victor Davis. Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power, 2001.

Hanson, Victor Davis. A War Like No Other, 2005.

Hardy, G. H. A Mathematician's Apology with foreword by C. P. Snow, 2012 re-issue of 1940 original

Harris, Marvin. Cultural Materialism, 1979.

Harrison, Lawrence E. and Samuel P. Huntington (editors). Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress, 2000.

Hartley, Janet M. The Volga: A History, 2020.

Harvey, David. The Condition of Postmodernity, 1987.

Herlihy, David and Samuel Cohn. The Black Death and the Transformation of the West, 1997.

Higginbotham, Adam. Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster, 2019.

Hirschman, Albert. The Passions and the Interests, 1977.

Hobsbawm, Eric. The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991, 1994.

Hodge, Roger D. Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands, 2017

Hodges, Richard. Primitive and Peasant Markets, 1988.

Hofstadter, Douglas. Goedel, Escher, and Bach, 1979.

Hohn, Donovan. Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them, 2011.

Hollis, Martin and Steven Lukes. Rationality and Relativism, 1982.

Holmes, Richard. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, 2009.

Holt, Jim. When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought, 2018.

Hubbard, Glenn and Tim Kane. Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America, 2013.

Humes, Edward. Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America's Soul, 2007.

Huntington, Samuel P. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, 1996.

Isaacson, Walter. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, 2021.

Johnson, George. Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order, 1995.

Johnson, Steven. Extra Life: A  Short History of Living Longer, 2021.

Jones, E. L. The European Miracle, 1983.

Kagan, Donald. On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace, 1995.

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow, 2011.

Kandel, Eric P. In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind, 2007.

Kandel, Eric. The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present, 2012.

Kasting, James. How to Find a Habitable Planet, 2010.

Kauffman, Stuart. Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion, 2008.

Kealey, Terence. The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, 1997.

Keegan, John. The Face of Battle, 1976.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. Making Sense of Life, 2002.

Kelly, Raymond. The Nuer Conquest, 1985.

Kennedy, Roger G. Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause, 2003.

Kevles, Daniel J. In The Name of Eugenics, 1985.

Kloppenberg, Jack. First the Seed, 1989.

Knowlton, Christopher. Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West, 2017.

Kuhn, Thomas. The Essential Tension, 1977.

Kupchan, Charles A. The End of the American Era, 2002.

Kurlansky, Mark. Salt: A World History, 2003.

Kwarteng, Kwasi. Ghosts of Empire, 2012.

Lacey, Robert & Danny Danziger. The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium, 1999.

Landes, David. Revolution in Time, 1983.

Landes, David. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some Are So Poor, 1998.

Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City, 2003.

Larson, Erik. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson, 2020.

Lasch, Christopher. Haven in a Heartless World, 1977.

Lasch, Christopher. Revolt of the Elites, 1995.

Lehrman, Lewis E. Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War, 2018

Levine, Bruce. The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South, 2013.

Lewis, Bernard. What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response, 2002.

Lindbloom, Charles. Politics and Markets, 1977.

Lindley, David. Boltzmann's Atom: The Great Debate That Launched a Revolution in Physics, 2001.

Livi-Bacci, Massimo. A Concise History of World Population (2nd ed.), 1997.

Livi-Bacci, Massimo. Population and Nutrition, 1991.

Livio, Mario. Galileo and the Science Deniers, 2020.

Lomborg, Bjorn. The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, 2001.

MacIntyre, Alasdair. After Virtue, 1981.

Macintyre, Ben. The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War, 2019.

Mann, Charles C. The Wizard and the Prophet, 2018.

Mann, Michael. The Sources of Social Power Vol. I, 1986.

Mann, Michael. The Sources of Social Power Vol. II, 1993.

Mann, Michael E. The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, 2012.

Marcus, George and Michael Fischer. Anthropology as Cultural Critique, 1986.

Markel, Howard. When Germs Travel: Six Major Epidemics That Have Invaded America and the Fears They Have Unleashed, 2005.

Martin, Peter. Samuel Johnson: A Biography, 2008.

Massey, Raymond and Nancy Denton. American Apartheid, 1993.

Matossian, Mary. Poisons of the Past: Molds, Epidemics, and History, 1989.

McClain, James L, Hohn M. Merriman, and Ugawa Kaoru, eds. Chapters from Edo and Paris : Urban Life and the State in the Early Modern Era, 1996.

McNeill, J. R. & William H. McNeill. The Human Web: A Bird's Eye View of World History, 2003.

McNeill, William. The Pursuit of Power, 1982.

Meinig, D. W. The Shaping of American: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History: Volume 1: Atlantic America, 1492-1800, 1986.

Meinig, D. W. The Shaping of American: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History: Volume 2: Continental America, 1800-1867, 1993.

Menand, Louis. The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, 2001.

Meyer, Karl E. and Shareen Blair Brysac. Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia, 1999.

Meyers, Milton L. The Soul of Modern Economic Man, 1983.

Miller, Richard. Fact and Method, 1987.

Mintz, Sidney. Sweetness and Power, 1980.

Molesky, Mark. This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason, 2015.

Monmonier, Mark. How to Lie with Maps, 1991.

Montgomery, Scott L. and Daniel Chirot. The Shape of the New: Four Big Ideas and How They Made the Modern World, 2015.

Moyar, Mark. Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, 2006.

Mukerji, Chandra. From Graven Images: Patterns of Modern Materialism, 1983.

Muller, Jerry Z. The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Modern European Thought, 2002.

Mumford, Lewis. Technics and Human Development Vol. I, 1966.

Myers, Milton L. The Soul of Modern Economic Man: Ideas of Self-Interest from Thomas Hobbes to Adam Smith, 1983.

Olson, James M. Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying, 2006.

O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire, 2013.

Paige, Jeffrey. Agrarian Revolution, 1979.

Palmer, Bryan D. Cultures of Darkness: Night Travels in the Histories of Transgression, 2000.

Pauly, Roger. Firearms: The Life Story of a Technology, 2008.

Perrin, Noel. Giving Up the Gun, 1979.

Perry, Mark. Conceived in Liberty: Joshua Chamberlain, William Oates, and the American Civil War, 1997.

Pinker, Steven. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language, 1996.

Potts, Malcolm and Roger Short. Ever Since Adam and Eve: the Evolution of Human Sexuality, 1999.

Publius [aka Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay]. The Federalist Papers, 1787-88

Quammen, David. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life, 2018.

Rappaport, Roy C. Ecology, Meaning, and Religion, 1979.

Rauch, Jonathan. The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth,  2021.

Reich, David. Who We Are and How We Got There: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past, 2018.

Rhodes, Richard. Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, 1995.

Richerson, Peter J. and Robert Boyd. Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution, 2005.

Rigden, John S. Einstein 1905, 2005.

Roach, Mary. Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, 2017.

Roemer, John E. Free to Lose, 1988.

Rosenberg, Nathan and L. E. Birdwell. How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation of the Industrial World, 1986.

Ruddiman, William F. Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate, 2005.

Rueschemeyer, Dietrich, Evelne Stephens, and John Stephens. Capitalist Development and Democracy, 1989.

Rybczynski, Withold. City Life, 1995.

Sagan, Carl. Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, 1997.

Sahlins, Marshall. Stone Age Economics, 1975.

Schama, Simon. Landscape and Memory, 1995.

Schelling, Thomas. Micromotives and Macrobehavior, 1978.

Schilling, Givert. The elephant in the universe: our hundred-year search for dark matter, 2022.

Schluchter, Wolfgang. The Rise of Western Rationalism, 1979.

Schneer, Jonathan. London 1900: The Imperial Metropolis, 1999.

Schoenherr, Richard and Lawrence Young. Full Pews, Empty Altars, 1993.

Scott, James C. Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States, 2017.

Scott, James C. Domination and the Art of Resistance, 1990.

Scott, James C. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed, 1998.

Scott, James C. Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance, 1987.

Sedgwick, John. War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation, 2015.

Segre, Gino. Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics, 2007.

Sen, Amartya. Development as Freedom, 1999.

Sen, Amartya. Poverty and Famines, 1981.

Sengör, A. M. C. Is the Present the Key to the Past or the Past the Key to the Present? James Hutton and Adam Smith Versus Abraham Gottlob Werner and Karl Marx in Interpreting History, 2001.

Service, Elman. Origins of the State and Civilization, 1975.

Shah, Sonia. Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, 2016.

Shapin, Stephen and Simon Shaffer. Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life, 1985.

Shreeve, James. The Genome War: How Craig Ventner Tried to Capture the Code of Life and Saved the World, 2004.

Sims, Brendan and Charlie Lademan, Hitler’s American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and Germany’s March to Global War, 2021

Smil, Vaclav. How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going by Vaclav Smil, 2022

Stringer, Chris. Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth, 2012.

Symonds, Craig L. Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History, 2006.

Skocpol, Theda. States and Social Revolutions, 1970.

Sperber, Murray. Beer and Circus: How Big-time College Sports Is Crippling Undergraduate Education, 2000.

Stark, Rodney. One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism, 2001.

Stark, Rodney. The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History, 1996.

Steinberg, Ted. Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History, 2002.

Stewart, Ian. In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World, 2012.

Stigler, Stephen M. The History of Statistics: The Measurement of Uncertainty Before 1900, 1986.

Sykes, Rebecca Wragg. Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art, 2020.

Taylor, Alan. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies, 2010.

Tegmark, Max. Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, 2017.

Thomas, Evan. Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, 2013.

Tilly, Charles. Coercion, Capital, and the European States, 1987.

Turchin, Peter. Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History, 2016.

Ullman, Harlan. Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War It Starts, 2017.

Urban, Mark. Fusiliers: The Saga of the British Soldier in the American Revolution, 2007.

Vance, J. D. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, 2016.

Varese, Federico. The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy, 2001.

Wallace, David Rains. The Bonehunters' Revenge: Dinosaurs and Fate in the Gilded Age, 2000.

Wallerstein, Immanuel. The Modern World System I: Capitalist Agriculture and The Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century, 1977.

Wapshott, Nicholas. Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, 2011.

Ward, Peter and Joe Kirschvink. A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth, 2015.

Watson, James L. (Editor). Golden Arches East: McDonald's in East Asia, 1998.

Weart, Spencer R. The Discovery of Global Warming, 2003.

Weatherall, James Owen. Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing, 2016.

Weber, Max. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, 1958.

Weiner, Jonathan. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time, 1995.

West, Geoffrey. Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, 2017.

White, Jr, Lynn. Medieval Technology and Social Change, 1967.

Williams, Michael. Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis, An Abridgment, 2006.

Wilson, E. O. Biophilia, 1986.

Wilson, E. O. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, 1998.

Wilson, William Julius. The Truly Disadvantaged, 1988.

Wilson, William Julius. When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor, 1996.

Winchester, Simon. Krakatoa, 2003.

Winchester, Simon. The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology, 2001.

Winegard, Timothy C. The Mosquito: A History of Our Deadliest Predator, 2019.

Winner, Langdon. Autonomous Technology, 1977.

Wolf, Eric. Europe and the People without History, 1982.

Wright, Lawrence. God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State, 2018.

Wyman, Patrick. The Verge: Reformation, Renaissance and Forty Years That Shook the World 1490 – 1530, 2021.

Zukav, Gary. The Dancing Wu Li Masters or the Wu Li Dancing Masters, 1979.

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