The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts by Israel Finkelstein & Neil Asher Silberman. Now this is a really exciting book telling the reader about recent archeological discoveries that confirm – or not – the Jewish and Christian founding myths written down in the Hebrew bible.
Against the Dead Hand: The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism – by Brink Lindsey. Interesting book. If you worry about the possible long run economic consequences of the current international crisis, check out his book about the end of the last ‘globalisation’.
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies – by Jared Diamond. Ever wondered why Europeans have conquered America and not vice versa? Jared Diamond tells long run the history of humanity on ca. 400 pages.
Deutsche Geschichte 1866 – 1945. Vom Norddeutschen Bund bis zum Ende des Dritten Reiches. – by Gordon A. Craig. If you check Amazon for ‘German history’, chances are, you will be disappointed by the uniformity of the results. This book tells the story from Bismark’s unification wars to the end of WW2.
De la prochaine guerre avec l’Allemagne by Philippe Delmas –