Books tagged: history of knowledge

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Beyond Reason: Knowledge, Religion and Science in The West
By David Hopson
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Where did God come from? Where did He go? What did science inherit from religion? Why does any of this matter? Beyond Reason is a plea for tolerance and understanding in the guise of a 3,000 year intellectual history of religion and science, from the Greeks to the geeks. Critics and readers have enjoyed the conversational, non-academic style and the absence of partisan views.
The World's Oldest Professions (A Dictionary)
By Richard Voorhees
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The dictionary of "Old Pros" revives 1,647 old professions, dating from pre-history to the 20th century, bringing them to life with funny, biting, heart-breaking observations about work. Including essays on ancient economic mayhem, this definitive reference work is a word lover’s feast. History buffs will find its thousand views on the trouble with toil enthralling.