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  • 希臘之道

    (《希臘羅馬神話》作者,最具權威的希臘文化詮釋者伊迪絲‧漢彌爾頓初試啼聲成名作,進入希臘古典世界不二之選)

    Series series 聯經文庫
    ◆《希臘羅馬神話》作者伊迪絲‧漢彌爾頓初試啼聲成名作!◆進入希臘古典世界不二之選,長銷90年歷久不衰。希臘人喜歡事實,並厭惡誇大。所以我們只告訴你事實:希臘誕生,我們所熟知的世界於焉開始!要了解自己與這個世界的關聯,你必須先了解希臘人!看希臘人如何看透生死,卻又活得精采。看希臘人如何堅持理性,卻又真摯暖心。沒有任何雕刻能與希臘人的相提並論,沒有比他們更優美的建築,沒有勝於他們的文學作品。希臘人的偉大成就已為舉世所公認,然而我們卻不了解希臘何以偉大!漢彌爾頓的《希臘之道》創作的目的不是為了敘述那些事件的歷史,而是要闡述希臘的成就與精神。耶穌誕生之前五百年,有一股新奇的力量在當時文明... ... Read more

    $8.87 USD

  • When Memory Comes

    The Classic Memoir

    Translated by Helen R. Lane ...
    The “classic of Holocaust literature” about childhood and family, faith and identity—from a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and featuring an introduction by Claire Messud (The Guardian).Four months before Hitler came to power, Saul Friedländer was born in Prague to a middle-class Jewish family. In 1939, 7-year-old Saul and his family were forced to flee to France, where they lived through the ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Postwar

    A History of Europe Since 1945

    by Tony Judt ...
    **Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize • Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award • One of the New York Times’s 100 Best Books of the 21st Century“Impressive . . . Mr. Judt writes with enormous authority.” —The Wall Street Journal“Magisterial . . . It is, without a doubt, the most comprehensive, authoritative, and yes, readable postwar history.” —The Boston Globe**Almost a ... Read more

    $2.33 USD

  • 1616

    The World in Motion

    A PIVOTAL MOMENT IN TIME: Discover surprising stories of the pioneering men and women who ushered the world toward modernity in this continent-spanning slice of world history.Features 140 full-color reproductions of period artwork, engravings, maps, and drawings, with fascinating sidebars throughout.The early 17th century was a time of enormous change in most regions of the world. The advent of ... Read more

    $20.89 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Comanche Empire

    Series series The Lamar Series in Western History
    A groundbreaking history of the rise and decline of the vast and imposing Native American empire.In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians, eclipsed its various European rivals in military ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Normal Women

    Nine Hundred Years of Making History

    “Lively, timely and gloriously energetic. Each page bursts with life, and every chapter swirls with personalities left out of traditional narratives of Britain’s past. Philippa Gregory has produced something rare and wonderful: a genuinely new history of [Britain], with women at its beating heart.” —Dan Jones, New York Times bestselling author of The Plantagenets“You’ve devoured her novels, but ... Read more

    $24.69 USD $3.99 USD

  • The Secrets of Judas

    The Story of the Misunderstood Disciple and His Lost Gospel

    The story of the most enigmatic of disciples—now fully revised and updated—from “America’s leading expert on ancient religious texts from Egypt” (The Associated Press).The discovery of a previously lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot has electrified the Christian community. What Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John tell us about Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, is inconsistent and biased. Therefore, the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Man's Search for Meaning

    Gift Edition

    The bestselling Holocaust memoir about finding purpose and strength in times of despair—selected as a Library of Congress “10 Most Influential Books in America”This stunning gift edition of “one of the great books of our time” (Harold S. Kushner) features new photos, end papers, and Frankl’s never-before-published speeches and letters.Hailed as “an enduring work of survival literature” by the New ... Read more

    $10.79 USD $3.99 USD

  • 女巫末日:新世界的生死審判

    The Ruin of all Witches: Life and Death in the New World

    「去死吧!去死吧!去死吧!」……曾經,那是一個恐巫的時代《泰晤士報》年度最佳歷史書英國亞馬遜橫跨多項圖書類別暢銷榜No.1十七世紀,美洲「新英格蘭女巫」成為人們最大的恐懼導致日後發生著名的塞勒姆審巫案巫術歷史專家莫爾肯.蓋斯吉爾透過春田獵巫事件結合歷史、宗教、社會多項因素,剖析恐巫心理自何而來一六五○年代前後,被世人稱為新世界的美洲,湧入大量來自英國的移民。這些移民者多為信仰新教的虔誠清教徒,宗教改革正如火如荼地在英國引起動盪,新世界的移民,也深受影響,各種不同教派教義彼此傾軋,教徒們就怕一不留神,即淪為惡魔的僕人。一六五一年,由於美洲新英格蘭地區氣候惡劣、天災蟲害不斷,使得這些移民者苦不堪言,然而就在此時,來自舊大陸「英格蘭女巫」的傳言雀起,春田鎮也發生了一連串怪事,珍貴食材變質,牲畜生病,財產不翼而飛,許多兒童生病,甚至死亡,人們被奇怪的異象和夢境困擾,逐漸地 ... Read more

    $14.18 USD

  • A Brief History of Intelligence

    Evolution, AI, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains

    by Max Bennett ...
    “I found this book amazing. I read it through quickly because it was so interesting, then turned around and read much of it again.”—Daniel Kahneman, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics and bestselling author of Thinking Fast & Slow“I've been recommending A Brief History of Intelligence to everyone I know. A truly novel, beautifully crafted thesis on what intelligence is and how it has developed ... Read more

    $21.59 USD $1.99 USD

  • Hidden Figures

    The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

    The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner.Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of ... Read more

    $12.19 USD $1.99 USD

  • Black AF History

    The Un-Whitewashed Story of America

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE * AMAZON'S TOP 20 HISTORY BOOKS OF 2023 * B&N BEST OF EDUCATIONAL HISTORY * THE ROOT'S BEST BOOKS OF 2023 * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023From acclaimed columnist and political commentator Michael Harriot, a searingly smart and bitingly hilarious retelling of American history that corrects the record and showcases the ... Read more

    $20.09 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Watchmaker's Daughter

    The True Story of World War II Heroine Corrie ten Boom

    by Larry Loftis ...
    INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWinner of the Florida Book Awards Gold MedalNew York Times bestselling author and master of nonfiction spy thrillers Larry Loftis writes the first major biography of Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch watchmaker who saved the lives of hundreds of Jews during WWII—at the cost of losing her family and being sent to a concentration camp, only to survive, forgive her captors, and live ... Read more

    $14.09 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Demon of Unrest

    A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War

    by Erik Larson ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Splendid and the Vile brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War in this “riveting reexamination of a nation in tumult” (Los Angeles Times).“A feast of historical insight and narrative verve . . . This is Erik Larson at his best, enlivening even a thrice-told tale into an ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • Nuclear War

    A Scenario

    The INSTANT New York Times bestsellerInstant Los Angeles Times bestseller“In Nuclear War: A Scenario, Annie Jacobsen gives us a vivid picture of what could happen if our nuclear guardians fail…Terrifying.”—Wall Street JournalThere is only one scenario other than an asteroid strike that could end the world as we know it in a matter of hours: nuclear war. An... ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • Global Discontents

    Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

    Series series The American Empire Project
    In a compelling new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky identifies the “dry kindling” of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging discussions with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider “the world we are leaving to our grandchildren”: one imperiled by climate change and the growing potential for nuclear war. If the current system is ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Mythos

    Series Book 1 - Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
    Here are the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths, stylishly retold by Stephen Fry. The legendary writer, actor, and comedian breathes life into ancient tales, from Pandora's box to Prometheus's fire, and transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant and deeply funny stories, without losing any of their original wonder. Classical artwork inspired ... Read more

    $15.19 USD $2.99 USD

  • 絲路新娘︰自古以來,婚姻都是一場冒險【《崩壞國文》暢銷七年後力作】

    by 謝金魚 ...
    Series series 天際系列
    ★全國高中職師長力推,學生狂讚!囊括文化部推薦、各大通路暢銷榜肯定,眾多讀者引頸期盼的《崩壞國文》,作者謝金魚睽違七年推出新作!★Hazel**/《時間的女兒:八卦歷史》Podcaster****、李文成/臺灣公構創辦人、神奇海獅/歷史作家、陳茻/與點堂創辦人、黃震南/文史作家、厭世國文老師/高中教師──真情推薦★本書用最引人共鳴的婚姻史,融合史地、經濟、文化、局勢,帶你走進絲路兩千年,讀史更趣讀人生!****★沒有結婚真的不會死,跟不對的人結婚絕對生不如死。婚姻此路風險極高,不亞於徒步勇闖絲路,上路前請認真評估!**超有哏的歷史... ... Read more

    $10.02 USD

  • 人類大歷史(增訂版):從野獸到扮演上帝【簡體版書名:人類簡史】

    Sapiens:A Brief History of Humankind

    Translated by 林俊宏 ...
    Series series 科學文化
    【作者新版序言+新增史證修訂】《人類大歷史》為什麼能夠在國際暢銷書榜上爆衝?原因很簡單,它處理的是歷史的大問題、現代世界的大問題,而且,它的寫作風格是刻骨銘心的生動。你會愛上它!——戴蒙(Jared Diamond),普立茲獎巨著《槍炮、病菌與鋼鐵》作者十萬年前,地球上至少有六個人種,但今日,只剩下一個人種:智人(Homo sapiens),亦即明智的人種。但是我們真的明智嗎?從只能啃食虎狼吃剩的殘骨的猿人,到躍居食物鏈頂端的智人,從雪維洞穴壁上的原始人手印,到阿姆斯壯踩上月球的腳印,從認知革命、農業革命,到科學革命、生物科技革命,我們是如何登上世界舞臺、成為萬物之靈的?從西元前1776年的《漢摩拉比法典》,到1776年的〈美國獨立宣言〉,從帝國主義、資本主義,到自由主義、消費主義,從獸... ... Read more

    $15.72 USD

  • 中國是怎麼形成的: 大歷史的速寫

    How Has China Been Formed

    by 杜正勝 ...
    Series series 一卷歷史
    **  專精中國上古史的杜正勝院士繼【周代城邦】、【編戶齊民】後,多年思考的總結!****  解構「炎黃子孫」的神話,釐清「中國的範圍」、「原中國的所在」、「中國本部的奠定」。****  剖析「中國的擴張」、「中國的勢力範圍」以及擴張三部曲:「征服→統治→改造成為中國人」。**** ****  ★ 以「大歷史」的宏觀視角,鳥瞰中國歷史一萬年,提出萬年中國三期論。****  三期論,指中國社會的三個發展進程:原始社會→城邦時代→編戶齊民。**  第一時期原始社會,部落零散分布各處有如滿天星斗。第二時期「城邦時代」,雖於周代青銅銘文首見「中國」一詞,但當初意義與今天所謂的中國完全不同。第三時期是由秦朝統一開始的「編戶齊民」時代,百姓從此被納入整齊劃一的中央集權制度,喪失更多自由,其政治社會形態依然延續至今。 **  ★「中國」是哪裡?「中國人」是哪些人?須先釐清「中國本部」與「勢力範圍」。** ... Read more

    $11.73 USD

  • The Wager

    A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

    by David Grann ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager, showing that it was not only the captain and crew who ended up on trial, but the very idea of empire.A Best Book of the ... Read more

    $12.69 USD

  • The Theory of Everything Else

    A Voyage Into the World of the Weird

    by Dan Schreiber ...
    "A pleasure. ... Suitable for beach reading or for mainlining before a dinner party." —Dan Piepenbring, New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)"Absorbing. ... As thoughtfully written as it is nuts." —Chicago TribuneA collection of the world’s most mind-boggling, thought-provoking, and downright hilarious theories by the co-host of the hit podcast No Such Thing as a Fish, Dan Schreiber.<p... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Riddle of the Labyrinth

    The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code

    by Margalit Fox ...
    The discovery and deciphering of Europe’s earliest known written language is recounted with “almost nail-biting suspense” in this prize-winning account (Booklist, starred review).In 1900, famed archaeologist Arthur Evans uncovered the ruins of Knossos, a sophisticated Bronze Age civilization that flowered on Crete 1,000 years before Greece’s Classical Age. The massive discovery included a cache of ... Read more

    $14.39 USD $1.99 USD

  • 萬曆十五年:一個無關緊要的年分

    by 黃仁宇 ...
    Series series 黃仁宇文集
    影響深遠、跨時代的大歷史啟蒙一代歷史學者黃仁宇經典之作萬曆十五年,西元1587年,一個無關緊要的年分,卻呈現帝國走向喪敗的癥結,也是黃仁宇旋風的起點。兼具文學性與大歷史觀的經典之作《萬曆十五年》是史家黃仁宇最著名、流傳最廣的著作,也是他大歷史觀主張的宏觀展現,一面探討歷史,一面檢討近代中國的處境,見微知著,從零碎事件書寫起,再整合所有元素,建立開闊、長遠的視野。不同於其他史書,除了豐富史料,他的筆法通俗,極富戲劇性,生動探討人物內心所思所想,將冰冷的歷史事實生靈活現地呈現在讀者眼前。何以細枝末節的數件小事,卻顯露了中華帝國的衰頹?黃仁宇以前所未見的獨特視角,開啟書寫中國史的新風貌。他探問一個無關緊要的一年間所發生的數件微不足道之事,展示出中國傳統的禮教道德,如何綑綁思想制... ... Read more

    $11.00 USD