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The Book Of Tea
The Book Of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
This 1906 guide to the beauty of the tea ceremony is both a paean to the art of simplicity, and a wry critique of the West's view of Japan.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
A key work of proto-feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft's readable and impassioned argument is as relevant today as it was 200 years ago.
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Kidnapped
Kidnapped Olaudah Equiano
The searing autobiography of Olaudah Equiano - African slave, sailor and finally a free man - fuelled the eighteenth-century abolitionist movement.
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The Body Politic
The Body Politic Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Arguing that a state's political power should lie with its people, these pieces from The Social Contract inspired the French revolution.
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The Suffragettes
The Suffragettes Various
This is the story of the women who changed the world, told through speeches, pamphlets, posters, newspaper articles and letters.
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The State And Revolution
The State And Revolution Vladimir Lenin
This translation by acclaimed historian Robert Service is faithful to the style of Lenin's original work, while his introduction discusses the writing and publication of The State and Revolutionand the many interpretations of it since. This edition also contains a glossary.
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Night
Night Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel
Describing in simple terms the tragic murder of a people from a survivor's perspective, Night is among the most personal, intimate and poignant of all accounts of the Holocaust. A compelling consideration of the darkest side of human nature and the enduring power of hope, it remains one of the most important works of the twentieth century.
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Leviathan
Leviathan Thomas Hobbes
This new Penguin Classics edition has a fully revised text and a major new introduction by Christopher Brooke.
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The Bounty Mutiny
The Bounty Mutiny William Bligh, Edward Christian, Bligh William, Christian Edward
The names William Bligh, Fletcher Christian, and the Bounty have excited the popular imagination for more than two hundred years. The story of this famous mutiny has many beginnings and many endings but they all intersect on an April morning in 1789 near the island known today as Tonga.
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The Art Of War
The Art Of War Sun Tzu, Tzu Sun
Offering essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing others and employing cunning, discipline and deception to outwit your opponent, Sun-tzu's The Art of War has provided leaders with the ultimate guide to survival and success for more than two thousand years, whether in battle or in business.
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