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  • A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves
    Views : 465
    Pages : 256

    by: Walter Alvarez

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    Count yourself lucky that you live on a planet with gravity—and silicon.

    Well-known in paleontological circles for his description of the Chicxulub impact crater, which he explored in the bestselling T. rex and the Crater of Doom more

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    ISBN-10: 039329269X

    ISBN-13: 9780393292695

    Language: English

  • Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East
    Views : 149
    Pages : 688

    by: Christopher Davidson

    Publisher: pOneworld Publications

    Book Description

    Scholarly study of the reactionary counterterrorism patterns established for centuries—e.g., the Jacobite risings of 1688; the Thermidorian reaction to the French Revolution, etc.—now driving the Western reaction to jihadi terror.

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    ISBN-10: 1786070014

    ISBN-13: 9781786070012

    Language: English