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Empires of the Indus

Empires of the Indus

Albinia Alice 
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Paperback) , 2010

One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains and flows west across northern India and south through Pakistan. It has been worshipped as a god, used as a tool of imperial expansion, and today is the cement of Pakistan's fractious union. Alice Albinia follows the river upstream, through...

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€ 15,70
Civilization and Its Discontents

Civilization and Its Discontents

Freud Sigmund  Hitchens Christopher (INT)  Strachey James (EDT)  Gay Peter (AFT) 
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Paperback)

Written in the decade before Freud's death, Civilization and Its Discontents may be his most famous and most brilliant work. It has been praised, dissected, lambasted, interpreted, and reinterpreted. Originally published in 1930, it seeks to answer several questions fundamental to human society and its organization:...

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€ 13,40
From Here to Infinity

From Here to Infinity

Rees Martin 
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Hardcover)

Science is often portrayed as an obscure, difficult discipline, governed by elite researchers and inaccessible to the general public. In this riveting, inspiring new book, preeminent astrophysicist Martin Rees overturns this view, urging improved communication between researchers and laypeople. In order to shape debates...

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€ 22,20
The Israelites

The Israelites

Isserlin B. S. J. 
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Hardcover)

Many people's image of the Israelites is shaped by the Bible, and in this way ancient Israel seems more familiar than most other ancient nations. But what do we actually know about the lives and beliefs of the early Israelites? How far does the story told by the Bible match the historical and archaeological record?...

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€ 38,60
Civilization And Its Discontents

Civilization And Its Discontents

Freud Sigmund  Strachey James  Gay Peter (AFT) 
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Hardcover)

Civilization and Its Discontents may be Sigmund Freud's best-known work. Originally published in 1930, it seeks to answer ultimate questions: What influences led to the creation of civilization? How did it come to be? What determines its course? In this seminal volume of twentieth-century thought, Freud elucidates...

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€ 15,80