Controversial Books for RicardoLaviada

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.164 3.24 1421: The Year China Discovered America de Gavin Menzies
1.141 4.04 Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity de Ulrich Beck
1.077 3.93 The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other de Tzvetan Todorov
1.064 3.55 Liquid Modernity de Zygmunt Bauman
1.04 3.32 The Island of the Day Before de Umberto Eco
1.029 3.38 The Human Web: A Bird's-Eye View of World History de John Robert McNeill
1.001 3.99 Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste de Pierre Bourdieu
0.968 4.04 Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World de René Girard
0.966 3.54 Masculine Domination de Pierre Bourdieu
0.963 3.63 The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction de Jerry Brotton
0.954 3.6 The Log of Christopher Columbus de Christoph Columbus
0.951 3.6 Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan de Hugh Thomas
0.944 3.82 Liquid Love: On the Frailty of Human Bonds de Zygmunt Bauman
0.942 4.02 Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World de Jack Weatherford
0.931 3.13 The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention that Changed the World de Amir D. Aczel
0.924 3.99 A Estrutura das Revoluções Científicas de Thomas S. Kuhn
0.919 4.07 The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself de Daniel Boorstin
0.918 3.76 Cabeza de Vaca's Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America de ÁLVAR NÚÑEZ CABEZA DE VACA
0.895 4.19 The Scapegoat de René Girard
0.871 4.08 Violence and the Sacred de René Girard
0.845 3.88 Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time de Dava Sobel
0.843 4.04 The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: Twelve Lectures de Jürgen Habermas
0.812 3.8 The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society de Jürgen Habermas
0.812 4.28 Conqueror of the Seas: The Story of Magellan de Stefan Zweig
0.802 3.81 The Culture of the New Capitalism de Richard Sennett
0.802 4.34 Modernity and the Holocaust de Zygmunt Bauman
0.802 4.09 Maps of Time : An Introduction to Big History de David Christian
0.791 4.04 The Consequences of Modernity de Anthony Giddens
0.785 4.21 The Civilizing Process: Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations de Norbert Elias
0.777 3.83 Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration de Felipe Fernández-Armesto
0.763 3.4 Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America de Felipe Fernández-Armesto
0.76 4.31 The Story of Art de E. H. Gombrich
0.749 3.73 When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405-1433 de Louise Levathes
0.736 3.76 How We Think: A Restatement of the Relation of Reflective Thinking to the Educative Process de John Dewey
0.705 3.56 The Scientific Revolution de Steven Shapin
0.687 4.18 The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force, and Society since A.D. 1000 de William H. McNeill
0.674 3.99 Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus de Samuel Eliot Morison