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Geoffrey Parker's Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
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Geoffrey Parker spent 15 years writing this ambitious history of the tumultuous 17th century, a period in the grip of what historians term the General Crisis (2013).

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
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Published in 1776, when America was teetering on the brink of war with Britain, Common Sense galvanized the colonists and George Washington's army, influencing not only the course of the Revolutionary War, but also the resultant government.

Francis Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
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Published in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man argues that capitalist democracy is the final destination for all societies. Fukuyama believed democracy triumphed during the Cold War because it lacks the "fundamental contradictions" inherent in communism and satisfies our yearning for freedom and equality.

Immanuel Kant's Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
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Do we need religion to be good people? When Immanuel Kant tackled this question in 1793, he produced a book that remains a key text in the shaping of Western religious thought.

Granta 130: India

Hardback, 29/01/2015, £12.99
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The world's most complicated nation is learning ways to describe itself. The novel and the outsider's eye no longer rule.

Granta 81: Best Of Young British Novelists

Paperback, 15/04/2003, £12.99
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For the third time, Granta has selected 20 writers under 40 whose writing represents the best promise or achievement in British fiction. The collection includes stories by Sarah Waters, Rachel Cusk, Robert McLiam Wilson, Rachel Seiffert, Philip Hensher, A. L. Kennedy and Toby Litt.