This essential introduction to philosophy is engaging, entertaining and filled with Russell’s passion for the subject.
Discover the bizarre world of medieval witch trials or the intricate codes of manners at the Georgian dinner table with the Folio Society’s collection of social history books. With beautiful illustrations or carefully researched photographs these titles are the perfect guide for any reader with an interest in how society has developed across the world. See below for the full list of Folio Social History books.
Utilising the stories of the men and women caught up in a period of extraordinary change, H. W. Brands has created an epic portrait of the Gold Rush, illustrated in this edition with rare contemporary photography.
Richard Holmes presents an entertaining study of the extraordinary figures that changed the face of science.
Often called the golden age of English culture, the Elizabethan age saw an unprecedented explosion of creativity in the arts and commerce. In this rich portrait of the time, Rowse examines English society under Elizabeth and the lasting influence of the era, still resonating today.
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The first illustrated edition of Barzun's synoptic journey through the history of Western thought, from the Reformation to the dawning ‘decadence’ of the 21st century.
Troubling, fascinating and accessible, this is an outstanding account of how the Middle East was shaped by Western interests. This edition features contemporary photographs and a new foreword by one of today’s most respected journalists.