Top 5 Non-fiction

  1. Aalto
    Lahti Louna, Gössel Peter, Aalto AlvarSidottu 2015, englanti
    1590
    Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was strongly influenced by both the landscape of his native country, as well as the political struggle over Finland's place within European culture. This title explores his life and work.
  2. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    Harari Yuval NoahNidottu 2018, englanti
    1890
    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. '21 Lessons for the 21st Century' explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Har...
  3. Upheaval
    Diamond JaredNidottu 2019, englanti
    1890
    In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now in the third book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis. Diamond shows us how seven countries have survived defining upheavals in the rec...
  4. Gustaf Mannerheim
    Zaloga Steven J.Nidottu 2015, englanti
    2090
    Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim is a legendary figure, whose life and career were deeply influential in Finnish and European history. He is viewed by many as the father of modern Finland after leading the 'White' faction to victory and independence in the Finnish Civil War of 1918. He then commanded his country's forces in a sequence of bitter clashes ...
  5. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
    Gomez Carlos (Edited by)Nidottu 2019, englanti
    2990
    From the Battle of Marathon to the Minotaur, from the Acropolis to Aristotle, from slavery to Sparta, The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece is a fascinating reference work, spanning both political history, society, war, culture, philosophy and mythology. Ranging from the founding of the Minoan civilization in the 3rd millennium BCE to the heights of t...
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