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1 BEARD, CHARLES A. (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). Whither Mankind: A Panorama Of Modern Civilization.
Longmans, Green and Co., New York: 1928 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition considering its age. 
An Anthology including chapters entitled The Civilizations of the East and West by Hu Shih; Ancient and Mediaeval Civilizations by Hendrik Willem van Loon, Science by Bertrand Russell, Business by Julius Klein; Labor by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Law and Government by Howard Lee McBain, War and Peace by Emil Ludwig; Health by C.-E. A. Winslow; The Family by Havelock Ellis; Race and Civilization by George A. Dorsey; Religion by James Harvey Robinson; The Arts by Lewis Mumford; Philosophy by John Dewey; Play by Stuart Chase; Education by Everett Dean Martin; and Literature by Carl Van Doren. 
Price: 13.25 USD
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2 BLACKHAM, H. J.; SMOKER, BARBARA (EDITOR). The Future Of Our Past: From Ancient Greece To The Global Village.
Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY: 1996. 1573920428 / 9781573920421 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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3 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Creators.
Random House, New York: 1992. 0394543955 / 9780394543956 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
In this hugely accomplished work, which stands alongside his monumental bestseller The Discoverers, Daniel J. Boorstin produces a panoramic yet minutely detailed history of the arts. Now Professor Boorstin puts flesh on the great figures who have created our cultural heritage, from the pyramid builders to Picasso, enriching our world with architecture, painting, sculpture, music, drama, dance, and literature. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.97 USD
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4 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Creators.
Random House, New York: 1992. 0394543955 / 9780394543956 First Edition. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In this hugely accomplished work, which stands alongside his monumental bestseller The Discoverers, Daniel J. Boorstin produces a panoramic yet minutely detailed history of the arts. Now Professor Boorstin puts flesh on the great figures who have created our cultural heritage, from the pyramid builders to Picasso, enriching our world with architecture, painting, sculpture, music, drama, dance, and literature. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.97 USD
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5 DENBY, DAVID. Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, And Other Indestructible Writers Of The Western World.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1996. 0684809753 / 9780684809755 Seventh Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In Great Books, Denby lives the common adult fantasy of returning to school with some worldly knowledge and experience of life. A gifted storyteller, he leads us on a glorious tour - by turns eloquent, witty, and moving - through the works themselves and through his experiences as a middle-aged man among freshmen. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.21 USD
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6 FRANKFORT, HENRI. The Birth Of Civilization In The Near East.
Doubleday Anchor Books, Garden City: 1974. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt are discussed. 
Price: 4.04 USD
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7 GOTTLIEB, BEATRICE. The Family In The Western World From The Black Death To The Industrial Age.
Oxford University Press: New York, 1993. 0195073444 / 9780195073447 First Edition (unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar coveing. Good condition. Library discard. 
This timely synthesis of a vast and complex literature makes accesible to general readers the story of the family in the preindustrial Western World. Includes Bibliographical References and an Index. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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8 HANCOCK, GRAHAM. Fingerprints Of The Gods: The Evidence Of Earth's Lost Civilization.
Crown Publishers, New York: 1995. 0517593483 / 9780517593486 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The author of the best-selling The Sign and the Seal takes readers along on a quest for proof of the existence of an ancient advanced civilization--not Atlantis--that predates Egyptian, Hittite, and Chinese cultures. An irresistible mixture of historical detective work, hard science, and recent discoveries in ancient places. Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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9 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. An Inquiry Into The Human Prospect.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1974. 0393092747 / 9780393092745 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.04 USD
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10 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. An Inquiry Into The Human Prospect: With Second Thoughts And What Has Posterity Ever Done For Me?
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1974. 0393092178 / 9780393092172 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.04 USD
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11 HERM, GERHARD. The Celts: The People Who Came Out Of The Darkness.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1977. 0312127057 / 9780312127053 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Name of former owner stamped on the inside page. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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12 JAMES, PETER; THORPE, NICK. Ancient Mysteries.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1999. 0345401956 / 9780345401953 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
For centuries, philosophers, scientists, and charlatans have attempted to decipher the baffling mysteries of our past, from the purpose of Stonehenge to the location of the lost continent of Atlantis. Today cutting-edge investigative tools including DNA testing and radiocarbon dating together with a healthy dose of common sense are guiding us ever closer to the truth. Now historian Peter James and archaeologist Nick Thorpe tackle these age-old conundrums, presenting the latest information from the scientific community - and the most startling challenges yet to traditional explanations of the world's great mysteries such as The rise and fall of the Maya, A lost cache of Dead Sea Scrolls, The curse of Tutankhamun, The devastation of Sodom and Gomorrah, The Nazca Lines and the Vinland Map, and The existence of Robin Hood. Includes an Index. "Thoughtful and absorbing ... an engrossing journey through the riddles of the distant past." - Kirkus Reviews 
Price: 18.05 USD
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13 JAMES, PETER; THORPE, NICK. Ancient Mysteries.
Ballantine Books, New York: 2001. 0345434889 / 9780345434883 First Trade Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
For centuries, philosophers, scientists, and charlatans have attempted to decipher the baffling mysteries of our past, from the purpose of Stonehenge to the location of the lost continent of Atlantis. Today cutting-edge investigative tools including DNA testing and radiocarbon dating together with a healthy dose of common sense are guiding us ever closer to the truth. Now historian Peter James and archaeologist Nick Thorpe tackle these age-old conundrums, presenting the latest information from the scientific community - and the most startling challenges yet to traditional explanations of the world's great mysteries such as The rise and fall of the Maya, A lost cache of Dead Sea Scrolls, The curse of Tutankhamun, The devastation of Sodom and Gomorrah, The Nazca Lines and the Vinland Map, and The existence of Robin Hood. Includes an Index. "Thoughtful and absorbing ... an engrossing journey through the riddles of the distant past." - Kirkus Reviews 
Price: 23.70 USD
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14 JOHNSON, PAUL. Enemies Of Society.
Atheneum, New York: 1977. 0689107986 / 9780689107986 First American Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Presents the reasons for the decline of the social structure of the west. Includes an Index. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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15 LUCE, J. V. Lost Atlantis: New Light On An Old Legend.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1969. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 16.15 USD
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16 MOYERS, BILL; FLOWERS, BETTY SUE (EDITOR). A World Of Ideas: Conversations With Thoughtful Men And Women About American Life Today And The Ideas Shaping Our Future.
Doubleday, New York: 1989. 0385263465 / 9780385263467 s Softcover. Good condition. Back cover is dogeared. 
Brings us one-on-one interviews with forty-two extraordinary men and women -- poets and physicists, historians and novelists, doctors and philosophers -- discussing what's happening in our lives, our hearts, and our minds as the new millenium approached. Among those interviewed: Leon R. Kass, John Searle, Derek Walcott, Steven Weinberg and Tom Wolfe. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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17 MOYERS, BILL; FLOWERS, BETTY SUE (EDITOR). A World Of Ideas: Conversations With Thoughtful Men And Women About American Life Today And The Ideas Shaping Our Future.
Doubleday, New York: 1989. 0385263465 / 9780385263467 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Brings us one-on-one interviews with forty-two extraordinary men and women -- poets and physicists, historians and novelists, doctors and philosophers -- discussing what's happening in our lives, our hearts, and our minds as the new millenium approached. Among those interviewed: Leon R. Kass, John Searle, Derek Walcott, Steven Weinberg and Tom Wolfe. 
Price: 6.89 USD
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18 MOYERS, BILL; TUCHER, ANDIE (EDITOR). A World Of Ideas II: Public Opinions From Private Citizens.
Doubleday, New York: 1990. 0285416652 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 3.33 USD
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19 TAYLOR, GORDON RATTRAY. The Doomsday Book: Can The World Survive?
Book Club Associates, London, England, 1970. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 18.53 USD
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20 TOFFLER, ALVIN. The Third Wave.
Bantam Books, New York: April 1981. 0553144316 / 9780553144314 Third Printing in this Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Some underlining and notes. 
Explores such diverse subjects as the gyrating economy, the personality of the future, "blip culture," the post-nuclear family, the "electronic cottage," the crack-up of the nation-state, and the shift from the obscure politics of today to twenty-first century democracy. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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