Nature an economic history
The Economic Weapon
The first international history of the emergence of economic sanctions during the interwar period and the legacy of this development "Valuable . . . offers many lessons for Western policy makers today."-Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal "The lessons are sobering."-The Economist "Original and persuasive. . . . For those who see economic sanctions as a relatively mild way of expressing displeasure at a country's behavior, this book . . . will come as something of a revelation."-Lawrence D. Freedm...
Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold.
Xi. A Study in Power
'Kerry Brown's Xi is the perfect primer for understanding Xi Jinping's status as China's greatest ruler since Mao and as this century's least assailable statesman' John Keay, author of China: A History Although Xi Jinping came to power a decade ago, he remains an enigmatic figure in the West. His priority has always been to keep Chinese society as stable as possible, steering a course through a period of astounding economic growth, while ensuring that nothing challenges the political status quo.
Seven Letters to Melin
Elektronická kniha Seven Letters to Melin:Josef Šafařík's Seven Letters to Melin is a critique of a reductionist technological approach to life and of man's alienation from nature and from himself in the modern era. The book is conceived as a series of letters to a certain Melin, in fact Šafařík's alternative or former self as a working engineer who believed in the value of science and technical progress. The author, who has become more sceptical toward science and technology, examines the c...