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Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Economists - 2010 - 345 pages
Nicholas Phillipson's intellectual biography of Adam Smith shows that Smith saw himself as philosopher rather than an economist. Phillipson shows Smith's famous works were a ...
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The FBI: A History

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones - History - 2007 - 317 pages
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The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of ...

Richard Hamblyn - History - 2002 - 256 pages
Details the true story of a timid young Quaker and amateur meteorologist named Luke Howard who was hurled into the spotlight when he assigned poetic names to the clouds in ...
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John Wilkes: The Lives of a Libertine

John Sainsbury - History - 2006 - 282 pages
John Wilkes remains one of the most colourful and intriguing characters of eighteenth-century Britain. While his political career has been much explored, much less has been ...
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Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters

Louis Begley - History - 2009 - 249 pages
In December 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a brilliant French artillery officer and a Jew of Alsatian descent, was court-martialed for selling secrets to the German military ...
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