CAUSES OF THE DECLINE OF THE MAHOMEDAN NATION, By Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk (Illustrated edition): History of Islamic Civilisation (English Edition)

CAUSES OF THE DECLINE OF THE MAHOMEDAN NATION, By Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk (Illustrated edition): History of Islamic Civilisation (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: I gave a sketch of the rise and fall of the Mahomedans as regards political power and civilization. I also have glanced at the rise and progress of the European nations, ...

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Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States

Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States al mejor precio Descripcion:The American atomic bomb was born in secrecy. From the moment scientists first conceived of its possibility to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond, there were efforts to control the spread of nuclear information and the newly discovered scientific facts that made such powerful weapons possible. The totalizing scientific secrecy that the atomic bomb appeared to demand was new, unusual, and very...

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We Promised You a Great Main Event: An Unauthorized WWE History (English Edition)

We Promised You a Great Main Event: An Unauthorized WWE History (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:Unauthorized. Unrestricted. No holds barred.In We Promised You a Great Main Event, longtime sports journalist Bill Hanstock pulls back the curtain to give a smart fan’s account of WWE and Vince McMahon’s journey to the top. Untangling the truth behind the official WWE storyline, Hanstock does a deep dive into key moments of the company’s history, from the behind-the-scenes drama at the...

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History (English Edition)

Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:'Everything about this story is astounding' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times"Trinity" was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Trinity is now also the extraordinary story of the bomb's metaphorical father, Rudolf Peierls; his intellectual son, the atomic spy, Klaus Fuchs, and the ghosts of the security services in Britain, the USA...

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Hardcore History: The Extremely Unauthorized Story of ECW (English Edition)

Hardcore History: The Extremely Unauthorized Story of ECW (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was one extreme contradiction on top of another. An incredibly influential—but never profitable—company in the world of professional wrestling in the 1990s, it portrayed itself as the ultimate in anti-authority rebellion, but its leadership was working covertly with the World Wrestling Federation and the World Championship Wrestling. Most of all, it...

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The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests (English Edition)

The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most...

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The Devil’s Religion: How Satanism Has Shaped History, People, and Music Over the Years (English Edition)

The Devil’s Religion: How Satanism Has Shaped History, People, and Music Over the Years (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:Satanism is, without a doubt, a perplexing marvel. It has been the subject of various definitions that feature its multiple viewpoints and directions. From a sociological perspective, Satanism may be defined as the adoration of Satan or the Devil through recurrent social or ceremonial behaviors.All things considered, from a philosophical perspective, one could talk about Satanism even by neglecting...

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Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan

Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan al mejor precio Descripcion:THE WISDEN BOOK OF THE YEAR and THE CROSS SPORTS BOOK AWARDS CRICKET BOOK OF THE YEAR.  The nation of Pakistan was born out of the trauma of Partition from India in 1947. Its cricket team evolved in the chaotic aftermath. Initially unrecognised, underfunded and weak, Pakistan's team grew to become a major force in world cricket. Since the early days of the Raj, cricket has been...

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Who Got the Camera?: A History of Rap and Reality (American Music Series)

Who Got the Camera?: A History of Rap and Reality (American Music Series) al mejor precio Descripcion: Reality first appeared in the late 1980s―in the sense not of real life but rather of the TV entertainment genre inaugurated by shows such as Cops and America’s Most Wanted; the daytime gabfests of Geraldo, Oprah, and Donahue; and the tabloid news of A Current Affair. In a bracing work of cultural...

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