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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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Summaries

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Deirdre N. McCloskey

University of Chicago Press, 2016

(8)

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George Packer

FSG, 2013

(9)

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E.J. Dionne Jr.

Simon & Schuster, 2016

(8)

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Rebecca Traister

Simon & Schuster, 2016

(8)

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Fred Kaplan

Simon & Schuster, 2016

(8)

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Eric Weiner

Simon & Schuster, 2016

(9)

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Walter Isaacson

Wall Street Journal Books, 2014

(9)

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Carel van Schaik and Kai Michel

Basic Books, 2016

(8)

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Seymour M. Hersh

Verso Books, 2016

(8)

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Eric Geissinger

Prometheus Books, 2016

(8)

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Elaine C. Kamarck

Brookings Institution Press, 2016

(8)

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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)

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Ian Morris

Princeton UP, 2015

(9)

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