Jeffrey Meyer

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Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization

An illuminating yet conversational study that takes an anthropological approach to a widespread and often puzzling human behavior.

A Short History of Humanity: A New History of Old Europe

Scientific yet accessible, this original book offers much insight to readers of European history.

First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human

DeSilva provides a scholarly yet accessible conversation on the origins of human bipedalism. A great introduction to human origins, anthropology, and primatology for general audiences. Includes recent discoveries that are updates to previous popular works.

Terror to the Wicked: America’s First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped To Form a Nation

Advanced readers of American history, political science, and law will enjoy this detail-rich and erudite example of crime and justice in early America.

The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680–1790

A giant tome that will be indispensable for advanced students and readers of history, especially those wishing to learn more about this pivotal era.

Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

Winchester’s large audience will enjoy this well-worded, interdisciplinary look into the relationship between humans and the land.

Metropolis

Information rich and accessible. For history and public policy readers seeking a global vision of the impact of world cities.

First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country

Offering a look at the Founders rarely glimpsed, Ricks successfully argues that America needs to rediscover its classical roots.

Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

Tecumseh's life and the wider struggle for the Great Lakes and Ohio River valley now has a current, solid work by an accomplished author.

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