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How did society arrive at where it stands today? To learn about the politicians, scientists, innovators, leaders and rulers whose actions shaped the present, peruse these summaries.

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Elaine C. Kamarck

Brookings Institution Press, 2016

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4 days ago

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Harper, 2015

(8)

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Frank Trentmann

Harper, 2016

(8)

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Siddhartha Mukherjee

Scribner, 2011

(9)

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Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot

Princeton UP, 2015

(8)

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Scott Malcomson

OR Books, 2015

(8)

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Alan Weisman

Little, Brown, 2013

(9)

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Steven Radelet

Simon & Schuster, 2015

(9)

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Guru Madhavan

W.W. Norton, 2015

(7)

1 month ago

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Ian Morris

Princeton UP, 2015

(9)

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Viktor E. Frankl

Beacon Press, 2006

(9)

1 week ago

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Yuval Noah Harari

Harper, 2015

(9)

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Russ Roberts

Portfolio, 2014

(7)

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Henry Mintzberg

Berrett-Koehler, 2015

(8)

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Ryan Holiday

Portfolio, 2014

(9)

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Samuel Arbesman

Penguin Group (USA), 2012

(9)

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General Stanley McChrystal, US Army, Retired

Portfolio, 2014

(7)

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Vaclav Smil

Wiley, 2013

(8)

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James K. Galbraith

Free Press, 2014

(9)

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John Brooks

Open Road Integrated Media, 2014

(8)

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