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Doing Faithjustice: An Introduction to Catholic Social ThoughtWhen Dinosaurs Go to SchoolThe People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public ServiceDinosaurs!Making Peace with Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life StrategyRazor's EdgePrivate KillerThe Christmas Spirit: Memories of Family, Friends, and FaithMaking Up Your MindKikiriki/QuiquiriquiThe War on the Bill of Rights-And the Gathering ResistanceThe DebriefingShowtime!Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate LandscapeI Didn't Ask to Be Born (But I'm Glad I Was)A Christmas Surprise: A Lift-The-Flap AdventureMcGraw-Hill's ACT, 2013 EditionUntil We All Come Home: A Harrowing Journey, a Mother's Courage, a Race to FreedomEpic: Meet the LeafmenUS KF READERS BUSY AS A BEE L1My IphoneLongarm 420: Longarm and the Lying LadiesCovenant: A Study for the United Church of ChristThe Revolution of 1905 and Russia's JewsObstetrics Normal and Problem Pregnancies [With Website Included]Fur and FeathersA Life Together: Wisdom of Community from the Christian EastSky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in NatureMr. Food's Comida Rapida y Facil Para Personas Con Diabetes: Mas de 150 Recetas Que A Todos Les EncantaraThe 50 Greatest Plays in Chicago Bears Football HistoryJust Tell Her to Stop: Family Stories of Eating DisordersEssential English: For Journalists, Editors and WritersEagle Cookbook: Recipes from the Original GastropubRegency House PartyPeanutbutter & Jeremy's Best Book Ever!Paul: His StoryMy American KundimanWhich Rights Should Be Universal?This Saint Will Change Your LifeExperiment Eleven: Dark Secrets Behind the Discovery of a Wonder DrugThe Kingdom of GodIra Gershwin: The Art of the LyricistThe Lianja EpicLand of the Burnt Thigh, (Illustrated)Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" SelfPolitical Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary ReadingsMedieval Warfare: History of the Art of War, Volume IIIWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Necessary Fictions, Terrifying RealitiesEating for Better Health: How Diet Can Help You Fight and Prevent Many Common Health ProblemsLearning to DanceThe Fourth CrowThe Washington Century: Three Families and the Shaping of the Nation's CapitalRoadie: My Life on the Road with ColdplayThe Home We Build Together: Recreating SocietyGreen Arrow and Black Canary: A League of Their OwnLectures on the History of Philosophy, Volume 2: Plato and the PlatonistsDutch Soccer Drills: 180 Practice Drills for Developing Creative, Attacking SoccerThe Armed Man: A Mass for PeaceSea Vegetable CelebrationsThe Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and DevelopmentChoosing Colors: An Expert Choice of the Best Colors to Use in Your HomeSong of Myself: And Other Poems by Walt WhitmanLabor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century AmericaThe Teaching Ministry of CongregationsCharacter Costume Figure Drawing: Step-By-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume DesignersHumanistic Psychology: A Clinical Manifesto. a Critique of Clinical Psychology and the Need for Progressive AlternativesThe Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the CaucasusScapegoatDream Season: Worldwide Guide to Heli & Cat Skiing/BoardingVirgil: The AeneidMephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern WorldOlbinski Posters for Performing ArtsThe Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret MarkTeaching English Language Learners: Literacy Strategies and Resources for K-6Guilford Courthouse 1781: Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous VictoryThe Man in the Arena: Selected Writings of Theodore RooseveltFreud and Freudians on Religion: A ReaderGeometry from Euclid to KnotsNothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia HighsmithA Watery GraveChurch That Works: Your One-Stop Resource for Effective MinistryThe Culture of Love: Victorians to ModernsThe Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking PeopleX-Men 2099 - Volume 1Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless WomenPenuryNo Apology Necessary: How Hidden Prophecies in the Old Testament Foretold the Tragedy of Slavery and Give the Answers to Racial TeJulius CaesarSound Thinking - Volume II: Music for Sight-Singing and Ear TrainingThe Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False HopeJFK & UFO: Military-Industrial Conspiracy and Cover Up from Maury Island to DallasBeginning Spanish [With CDROM]Destroyer and PreserverSoldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XIIChild Life in Colonial TimesCollectors Guide to Rollei CamerasThe Great Betrayal: Fraud in ScienceEinstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes HavocThe Starker: Big Jack Zelig, the Becker-Rosenthal Case, and the Advent of the Jewish GangsterFranklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and Hardyston


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Doing Faithjustice: An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought

Product : Doing Faithjustice: An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A highly readable survey of Catholic social justice from Genesis to Solidarity, written against the author's autobiographical background of the changing South from the fifties to the eighties.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Kammer, Fred
Publisher : Paulist Press
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When Dinosaurs Go to School

Product : When Dinosaurs Go to School
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Awards and honors for "When Dinosaurs Go to School": Child magazine Book Club, Pick of the Month
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Martin, Linda / Chronicle Books
Publisher : Chronicle Books (CA)
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The People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public Service

Product : The People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public Service
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Successful businesses have spent the past two decades retooling and rethinking how to manage their people better. Most big companies that have survived and prospered in the 21st century view employees as a vital strategic asset. In comparison, the U.S. federal government is a Stone Age relic, with its top-down bureaucracy, stovepiping of labor and responsibilities, and lack of training and investment in its own public servants. The inevitable result is a government not keeping up with the complex demands placed on it. In T "he People Factor, " Linda Bilmes and Scott Gould present a blueprint for reinvigorating the public sector in order to deliver results for America. Their premise is that the federal government can achieve the same gains as the best private sector and military organizations by managing its people better. Their new vision for public service is based on "The People Factor," a set of management tools drawn from best practices in successful companies, the military, and high-performing government agencies. Part One of The People Factor book shows why the U.S. personnel system needs reform, revealing the high price of inaction. Part Two lays out the specific steps that must be taken to achieve the necessary gains. Part Three focuses on how to implement the People Factor and make the authors' vision a reality. They argue that the next president needs to turn this issue into a top priority and use political capital to push reform. Highlights of the book include: - Extensive original survey research - Case studies from government and the military - Interviews with leading thinkers on strategic human capital - A number of specific proposed innovations - A detailed proposal for a nationwide effort to train and revitalize the public service
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Bilmes, Linda J. / Gould, W. Scott
Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
Tags: The People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public Service Bilmes, Linda J. / Gould, W. Scott

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Dinosaurs!

Product : Dinosaurs!
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Bright illustrations and an informative text for young dinosaur fans.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Gibbons, Gail
Publisher : Holiday House
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Making Peace with Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life Strategy

Product : Making Peace with Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life Strategy
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Offers advice on how to deal with everyday physical pain and psychological Pain, Including Pain Relief Techniques, Lifestyle Changes, Emotional changes, coping skills and medication.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Hunter, Marlene E.
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: Making Peace with Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life Strategy Hunter, Marlene E.

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Razor's Edge

Product : Razor's Edge
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Still adjusting to the revelations about its long-buried past, the Sholan race must now also face the increasing numbers and independence of the new human-Sholan telepathic pairs. Meanwhile, Carrie, Kusac, Kaid, and T?Chebbi are sent to the planet Jalna on a rescue mission that will see them caught up in the midst of a local revolution...even as they uncover a shocking truth that threatens both of their species
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Norman, Lisanne
Publisher : Daw Books
Tags: Razor's Edge Norman, Lisanne

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Private Killer

Product : Private Killer
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The Hardy Boys secret missions are more mysterious than ever with three-book arcs Part of the Killer Mystery Trilogy.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Dixon, Franklin W.
Publisher : Aladdin Paperbacks
Tags: Private Killer Dixon, Franklin W.

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The Christmas Spirit: Memories of Family, Friends, and Faith

Product : The Christmas Spirit: Memories of Family, Friends, and Faith
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Joel Osteen offers uplifting and inspiring true stories from family and friends about celebrating Christian Christmas traditions.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Osteen, Joel
Publisher : Free Press
Tags: The Christmas Spirit: Memories of Family, Friends, and Faith Osteen, Joel

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Making Up Your Mind

Product : Making Up Your Mind
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The outstanding virtue of this text is its focus on teaching students how to write their own arguments so as to better understand their own thoughts and present them to others in a clear written form. The text also provides a distinctive discussion of the role of emotion in argument and of the concept of "emotional intelligence," and includes a wide range of exercises.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Mutti, Robert
Publisher : Broadview Press
Tags: Making Up Your Mind Mutti, Robert

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Kikiriki/Quiquiriqui

Product : Kikiriki/Quiquiriqui
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Marta and Celia have never seen Sunday dinner strut in their backyard, so when Abuela brings home a wily rooster, they are shocked at the rooster's ugly fate. When the girls accidentally overhear Abuela telling their parents about dinner plans that involve Kiki, they know that they have to save their new friend. They hide him in the closet in their room, but when his joyful cries wake the family at dawn, they know that they've been caught. They soon discover that Kiki has a few tricks of his own up his wing, and with a wink, he manages to save the day. In this raucous tale about a resourceful little rooster and the girls who love him, popular children's author Diane de Anda ponders the conflict of urban and rural traditions in the modern family.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : De Anda, Diane / Lechon, Daniel / Hernandez, Karina
Publisher : Pinata Books
Tags: Kikiriki/Quiquiriqui De Anda, Diane / Lechon, Daniel / Hernandez, Karina

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The War on the Bill of Rights-And the Gathering Resistance

Product : The War on the Bill of Rights-And the Gathering Resistance
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "The Constitution," said Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ominously in March, 2003, "just sets minimums. Most of the rights that you enjoy go way beyond what the Constitution requires." In "The War on the Bill of Rights-and the Gathering Resistance," nationally syndicated columnist and Village Voice mainstay Nat Hentoff draws on untapped sources-from reporters, resisters, and civil liberties law professors across the country to administration insiders-to piece together the true dimensions of the current assault on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The first draft of the USA PATRIOT Act to go to Congress included the suspension of habeas corpus. The proposed sequel (PATRIOT Act II) would make it possible to revoke U.S. citizenship, and, for the first time in history, authorize secret arrests. Both Patriot Acts increase electronic surveillance of Americans, with minimal judicial supervision. Hentoff refocuses attention on domestic surveillance initiatives established by unilateral executive actions, such as Operation TIPS and the Total Information Awareness System, both still quietly functioning. Hentoff chronicles the inevitable rise of citizen's groups against these gross infringements, comparing today's Bill of Rights Defense Committees to Samuel Adams's Sons of Liberty, whose campaign against the British helped to precipitate the American Revolution. Afforded little coverage in the major media, the Bill of Rights Defense Committees now have spread to nearly one hundred cities and towns nationwide. Hentoff quotes Lance Morrow, who wrote, "If Americans win a war (not just against Saddam Hussein but the longer-term struggle) and lose the Constitution, they will have lost everything." Nat Hentoff, a prolific author and journalist and weekly columnist in the "Village Voice," has won the National Press Foundation Award for Distinguished Contributions to Journalism, and the American Bar Association Certificate of Merit for Coverage of the Criminal Justice System, as well as the Thomas Szasz Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Civil Liberties.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Hentoff, Nat
Publisher : Seven Stories Press
Tags: The War on the Bill of Rights-And the Gathering Resistance Hentoff, Nat

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The Debriefing

Product : The Debriefing
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : With the publication of his New York Times bestseller The Company, Robert Littell re-established his position as one of the top writers of intelligent, ironic, and always entertaining espionage thrillers. After many years The Debriefing is finally available again as Overlook publishes Littell's classic spy novels. From the secret meeting rooms of Washington to the interrogation chambers of the KGB, The Debriefing is a novel of exquisite suspense and dazzlingly tense drama. Stone, first name unknown, is the Head of Task Force 753--an elite arm of the Joint Chiefs of Staff--and a master of the sophisticated art of debriefing. When Oleg Kulakov defects on a mission from Russia, handcuffed to a sealed diplomatic pouch, he is brought to the United States and it is Stone's job to find out if he is genuine. The action moves from Moscow to the U.S. and back again, as Stone uncovers a truth that tears his world apart.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Littell, Robert
Publisher : Overlook Press
Tags: The Debriefing Littell, Robert

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Showtime!

Product : Showtime!
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Chambers provides a defense of our traditional worship format by contrasting it with the style and content of the new wave of contemporary worship assemblies dominated by drama, special singing, and lifting hands."With amazing clarity; with a grateful grasp of current problems in public worship; with a fairness that is totally Christian, Dan Chambers has produced a work of monumental importance speaking to worship needs of this day." -- Jim Bill McInteer"By focusing the spotlight on biblical, worthy worship, Chambers brings the curtain down on current calls for entertainment-style showtime during our gathered celebration of the divine drama." -- F. LaGard Smith"I do not know of any study that is more needed in the churches today than this study of worship by Dan Chambers. The study is comprehensive, balanced, in touch with contemporary thought, and thoroughly biblical. It is my hope that it will be widely used as a text in Bible study classes as well as by individual students interested in meaningful worship. The book is an engaging and cogent plea for a more biblical approach to worship." -- Harvey FloydDan Chambers preaches for the Concord Road congregation in Brentwood, Tennessee. He has also served as an adjunct instructor in Bible at David Lipscomb University in Nashville. He has done graduate work in theology at Grace Theological Seminary and has received advanced degrees in Bible from David Lipscomb University (M.A., M.A.R) and in Business Management from Indiana University - Ft. Wayne (M.B.A.)
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Chambers, Dan
Publisher : 21st Century Christian
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Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape

Product : Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Whether you're looking at the CEO seat, an executive manager slot, or a more intrapreneurial position, "Career GPS" has what every woman needs to achieve her career goals. An authority on career development, Dr. Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell, Ph.D., offers valuable guidelines and essential tips for maximizing a review, networking in a relevant way, and much more. Combining Dr. Bell's knowledge and expertise with dozens of first-person stories from female achievers who rose through the ranks, "Career GPS" will guide women of all cultures, ages, and range of experience to success at every level in a dynamic new corporate marketplace.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Bell, Ella L. J. Edmondson / Villarosa, Linda
Publisher : Amistad Press
Tags: Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape Bell, Ella L. J. Edmondson / Villarosa, Linda

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I Didn't Ask to Be Born (But I'm Glad I Was)

Product : I Didn't Ask to Be Born (But I'm Glad I Was)
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The world's most beloved funnyman is back with his first humor book since the bestselling Cosbyology." In this hilarious new collection of observations, Cosby brings us more of his wonderful and wacky insights into the human condition that are sure to become classics. In the tradition of Fat Albert, Cosby introduces a host of new characters, including Peanut Armhouse and Old Mother Harold. Not since Mushmouth, Dumb Donald, Bucky and the Cosby Kids has there been such a memorable cast of misfits. Over the past century few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of William H. Cosby Jr. His success spans five decades and virtually all media-remarkable accomplishments for a kid who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philly housing project. The doctor of comedy holds forth on everything from a game show contestant's confusing origins to a grandchild with a Godzilla infatuation, to his first love Bernadette, and many more delightful digressions. Bill Cosby may not have asked to be born, but we're sure glad he was.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Cosby, Bill / Booth, George
Publisher : Center Street
Tags: I Didn't Ask to Be Born (But I'm Glad I Was) Cosby, Bill / Booth, George

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A Christmas Surprise: A Lift-The-Flap Adventure

Product : A Christmas Surprise: A Lift-The-Flap Adventure
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Get ready for a special Christmas delivery from Jack Truck Snow is falling and the roads are slippery Jack Truck calls on Tow Truck Ted to help deliver a special Christmas present to their Trucktown friends. Lift the flaps and follow along as they make their way through freezing forests, snowy hills, weather-damaged roads, and frozen rivers. The last flap reveals a very merry Christmas surprise
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Mason, Tom / Danko, Dan / Shannon, David
Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Tags: A Christmas Surprise: A Lift-The-Flap Adventure Mason, Tom / Danko, Dan / Shannon, David

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McGraw-Hill's ACT, 2013 Edition

Product : McGraw-Hill's ACT, 2013 Edition
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Your complete preparation for the ACT, now with free online coaching videos "McGraw-Hill's ACT" now revised and improved, gives you more of an edge for when you tackle the exam. It provides sample exams designed to match the real ACT in degree of difficulty, as well as classroom-tested tips and strategies for mastering every question type. Prepare for exam day with 4 full-length practice exams in the book 2 interactive tests online 20 problem-solving videos online by renowned ACT experts Complete coverage of the optional writing test 16-page Welcome section Classroom-tested tips and strategies for mastering every question type 8-week ACT Training Schedule--plus last-minute Emergency Plan
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Dulan / Dulan, Steven
Publisher : McGraw-Hill
Tags: McGraw-Hill's ACT, 2013 Edition Dulan / Dulan, Steven

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Until We All Come Home: A Harrowing Journey, a Mother's Courage, a Race to Freedom

Product : Until We All Come Home: A Harrowing Journey, a Mother's Courage, a Race to Freedom
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : When Kim de Blecourt and her husband decided to adopt a child from Ukraine, they knew that the process might be challenging. Nothing, however, could have prepared de Blecourt for the twisted nightmare she would endure. During her year-long struggle to extricate her newly adopted little boy from that post-Soviet country's corrupt social service and judicial systems, de Blecourt was insulted, physically assaulted, and arrested. Worse, her months of loneliness, worry, and fear drove her to the brink of spiritual despair. But God had no intention of abandoning de Blecourt or her family. Her amazing story-culminating in a spine-chilling race to freedom-offers dramatic proof that God's light shines on even in the deepest darkness.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Blecourt, Kim De
Publisher : Faithwords
Tags: Until We All Come Home: A Harrowing Journey, a Mother's Courage, a Race to Freedom Blecourt, Kim De

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Epic: Meet the Leafmen

Product : Epic: Meet the Leafmen
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : From the creators of Ice Age and Rio, Epic tells the story of a hidden civilization. The battle between good and evil rages until a teenage girl is magically transported into this forest kingdom to help save their world, and ours. The Leafmen are brave warriors, who happen to be two inches tall, on a mission to protect their home. Their sworn enemies, the Boggans, want to destroy the Leafmen's forest kingdom by spreading their rot and decay. Led by Ronin, their fearless leader, can the Leafmen defend their kingdom and ensure their survival? This Level 2 I Can Read, based on the film, is sure to be a hit with young fans.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Rosen, Lucy
Publisher : HarperCollins
Tags: Epic: Meet the Leafmen Rosen, Lucy

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US KF READERS BUSY AS A BEE L1

Product : US KF READERS BUSY AS A BEE L1
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING TO READ (red) Extent: 32pp; words per page: 10 to 20Level 1: 700 approx words The language at this level will be short and simple sentences, with straightforward vocabulary and punctuation, a high level of phonic regularity and lots of repetition. Includes simple glossary.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : CARROLL LOUISE P
Publisher : KINGFISHER
Tags: US KF READERS BUSY AS A BEE L1 CARROLL LOUISE P

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My Iphone

Product : My Iphone
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The iPhone is a unique device in many ways. The most significant example of this is its Multi-touch interface that enables users to easily control the device and type with their fingers. It also includes sensors that automatically re-orient the screen display to match the orientation of the iPhone, such as switching to landscape view when the user rotates the phone 90 degrees when watching video. My iPhone, 6/E, provides simple yet complete information on getting the most from this device. Although compact in size, it provides readers with the information they need to make the iPhone an important part of their life quickly and easily. The book uses a "learn by doing" approach and includes only the background and technical detail needed to make the iPhone do what the reader wants it to. Lots of full color step-by-step instructions guide the reader from iPhone novice to iPhone master.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Miser, Brad
Publisher : Que
Tags: My IPhone Miser, Brad

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Longarm 420: Longarm and the Lying Ladies

Product : Longarm 420: Longarm and the Lying Ladies
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
**** PRICE: USD 3.46
Author : Evans, Tabor
Publisher : Jove
Tags: Longarm 420: Longarm and the Lying Ladies Evans, Tabor

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Covenant: A Study for the United Church of Christ

Product : Covenant: A Study for the United Church of Christ
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book contains nine thought-provoking sessions that explore the concept of convent as it relates to: the Hebrew Testament, Jesus Christ, God, our UCC heritage, the wider UCC, autonomy, and more.
**** PRICE: USD 10.93
Author : Hoffman, Jane Fisler / Brueggemann, Walter
Publisher : United Church Press
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The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews

Product : The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The 1905 Revolution in Russia ushered in an unprecedented (though brief) period of social and political freedom in the Russian Empire. This environment made possible the emergence of mass Jewish politics and the flourishing of a new, modern Jewish culture expressed in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Russian. Unfortunately, 1905 also unleashed popular anti-Semitism in the shape of pogroms on a scale previously unknown. Russian Jewry, by far the largest Jewish community in the world at that time, faced fateful decisions. Should the Jews strive to uphold Jewish national uniqueness either in the context of the Russian Empire or by emigrating to Palestine/the Land of Israel, or should they identify with and merge into the general revolutionary or liberal movements in their country of birth? What direction should Jewish culture and social organizations take within the context of democratization and modernization? In what language or languages should this culture be expressed? How should Jews abroad react to the revolutionary crisis and to the dilemmas of their coreligionists? The thought-provoking essays in this volume shed new light on these issues while placing them in the larger context of the historical, social, and cultural developments within the Russian Empire. The authors, representing various disciplines, emphasize both the highly varied Jewish responses to the great crisis and the degree to which these responses shared certain vital characteristics.
**** PRICE: USD 9.50
Author : Hoffman, Stefani / Mendelsohn, Ezra
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Tags: The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews Hoffman, Stefani / Mendelsohn, Ezra

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Obstetrics Normal and Problem Pregnancies [With Website Included]

Product : Obstetrics Normal and Problem Pregnancies [With Website Included]
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Must-have expertise for today's challenging fast-changing field This classic reference is your place to turn for all of the guidelines you need on the diagnosis, therapy, and management of both normal and high-risk patients. Inside you'll find state-of-the-art guidance on the challenges you face, with new chapters covering placental anatomy and physiology A- non-invasive prenatal diagnostic techniques A- abnormal labor A- operative vaginal delivery A- cervical incompetence A- amniotic fluid disorders A- thrombophilias A- and thromboembolic disorders, plus comprehensive updates throughout. Plus, you'll have access to the complete contents online - fully searchable - as well as all of the illustrations for use in electronic presentations. The result is essential, practice-proven know-how you need to enhance your clinical success.
**** PRICE: USD 8.33
Author : Gabbe, Steven G. / Niebyl, Jennifer R. / Simpson, Joe Leigh
Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
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Fur and Feathers

Product : Fur and Feathers
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : When Sophia dreams that howling winds whisk the fur and feathers right off her animal friends, she shares some of her clothes with them. But her clothing doesn't work well for the animals. Seeing their disappointment, she offers to sew each one the "right" coat. Animals line up to explain what they need and why. Polar Bear needs white fur to stay warm and hide in the snow. Fish needs scales, but with slime. Snake needs scales too, but dry ones. And how will Sophia make a prickly coat for Porcupine? The award-winning team of Halfmann and Klein (Little Skink's Tail) reunite to bring animal coverings (and classification) to life in an imaginative way. Sophia's friends include Duck, Fish, Frog, Ladybug, Polar Bear, Porcupine, Snail, and Snake. The For Creative Minds educational section includes: Scientific Classification, Skin Coverings, and Animal Classification. Additional Teaching Activities and Interactive Quizzes are available on the Sylvan Dell Publishing website.
**** PRICE: USD 7.43
Author : Halfmann, Janet / Klein, Laurie Allen
Publisher : Sylvan Dell Publishing
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A Life Together: Wisdom of Community from the Christian East

Product : A Life Together: Wisdom of Community from the Christian East
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Written in the tradition of the Orthodox East's "desert tradition" of short meditations on spiritual themes, Bishop Seraphim's new book is the Eastern Church's answer to Bonheoffer's great reflection on similar themes."" Here, Bishop Seraphim explores the Russian understanding of the term "Sobornost," a word for "community" first introduced in the 19th century, which has taken shape as a key concept for exploring what community means and how unity between human beings is truly possible. This uniquely Eastern perspective on a topic of interest to people everywhere will appeal to anyone hungering for a new understanding of community that can inspire daily life. The book will also leave readers with the happy awareness that the history of the Church is not something closed and complete, nor is Christianity an exhausted creed which has run its course. Instead, Christianity is young and ever new, and the Church is just beginning to discover the inwardness that is implicit in the Gospels.
**** PRICE: USD 14.33
Author : Seraphim, Sigrist
Publisher : Paraclete Press (MA)
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Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature

Product : Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Written by meditation teacher and workshop leader John P. Milton, Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature is a simple guide to healing one's physical and spiritual body and creating a new relationship with oneself through meditation and connecting with nature's healing energy. Chapters walk the reader through how to experience the joys of meditation, a 10-minute practice designed to restore internal balance, means by which to cut through mental clutter to clarity and spaciousness, and much more. Written out of boundless reverence for the Earth and life itself, Sky Above, Earth Below transfers the wisdom of Taoism into simple terms accessible to all readers regardless of personal background. --Midwest Book Review
**** PRICE: USD 15.06
Author : Milton, John P.
Publisher : Sentient Publications
Tags: Sky Above, Earth Below: Spiritual Practice in Nature Milton, John P.

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Mr. Food's Comida Rapida y Facil Para Personas Con Diabetes: Mas de 150 Recetas Que A Todos Les Encantara

Product : Mr. Food's Comida Rapida y Facil Para Personas Con Diabetes: Mas de 150 Recetas Que A Todos Les Encantara
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Spanish version of this ADA bestseller "Mr. Food's Quick & Easy Diabetic Cooking" was an instant sensation when it was first published in 2000. Now Art Ginsburg, television's Mr. Food, has revised this Spanish version of the ADA bestseller to make these recipes even more healthful for people with diabetes like you. More than 150 delicious Mr. Food recipes translated into Spanish, including recipes for snacks, salads, soups, poultry, meat, seafood, vegetarian fare, and desserts.
**** PRICE: USD 11.98
Author : Ginsburg, Art / Johnson, Nicole
Publisher : American Diabetes Association
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The 50 Greatest Plays in Chicago Bears Football History

Product : The 50 Greatest Plays in Chicago Bears Football History
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : For nearly nine decades, Chicago Bears teams and players have produced many of the most unforgettable, on-the-field moments in the history of the league. "The Monsters of the Midway" boast a glorious history with a roster's worth of Hall of Famers. Now for the first time the greatest of these plays and historical moments have been assembled into a virtual highlight film in 50 Greatest Plays in Chicago Bears Football History.
**** PRICE: USD 13.49
Author : Freedman, Lew / Buffone, Doug
Publisher : Triumph Books (IL)
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Just Tell Her to Stop: Family Stories of Eating Disorders

Product : Just Tell Her to Stop: Family Stories of Eating Disorders
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Eating disorders are the most deadly of all mental illnesses. It is no surprise that the author panicked watching the daughter she knew "disappear" as the powerful bully took control. After extensive research, she finally got help to save her daughter's life. When families feel frustrated, isolated and alone, (very common because the disease is often kept as a "family secret"), they need a respected resource to show there is help and people to talk to. The tips at the end of each family's story are most insightful. No topic was left unturned insurance; treatment centers; extended family's response; age at onset; other addictions; fear and hopelessness; AND joy and successful recovery. All aspects of a family living with a loved one are covered. Dads, moms and siblings speak. Who better to tell the stories than those living with, struggling to understand, and dealing with the day-to-day challenges that can be overwhelming. The message is: You are not alone-and there is HOPE.
**** PRICE: USD 15.94
Author : Henry, Becky
Publisher : Infinite Hope Publishing
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Essential English: For Journalists, Editors and Writers

Product : Essential English: For Journalists, Editors and Writers
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This brisk and pungent guide to the use of words as tools of communication is written primarily for journalists, yet its lessons are of immense value to all who face the problem of giving information, whether to the general public or within business, professional or social organizations. What makes a good English sentence? How should you rewrite a bad one? What cliches and other word-traps are to be avoided? How do you shorten unnecessarily verbose source-material? Using a wealth of examples drawn from British and American newspapers, "Essential English" is an indispensable guide for all who have to convey information by the written or printed word.
**** PRICE: USD 16.65
Author : Evans, Harold / Gillan, Crawford
Publisher : Pimlico
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Eagle Cookbook: Recipes from the Original Gastropub

Product : Eagle Cookbook: Recipes from the Original Gastropub
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This new reworked edition of the highly successful book "Big Flavours and Rough Edges" celebrates the birthplace of the gastropub movement, The Eagle, and the way its food has revolutionized the British pub scene. With a number of new recipes from the many and great British chefs that have passed through its doors, this classic work has been beautifully redesigned and promises a world away from the pretentiousness and overcomplication of traditional restaurant books. Having achieved many national and international awards since opening in 1991, The Eagle continues to provide the same stripped-back combination of good food and a relaxed atmosphere that, thanks to the pioneering efforts of this now familiar place, has become a dearly-loved institution.
**** PRICE: USD 18.52
Author : Eyre, David
Publisher : Absolute
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Regency House Party

Product : Regency House Party
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Tying in with the 8-part prime time Channel 4 series, "Regency House Party "follows 5 men and 5 women as they meet, flirt, and court within the same strict protocols as Jane Austen's heroes and heroines. Each chapter focuses on a particular character or couple, and the houseguests take part in popular pastimes of the era, such as attending a public dissection, amateur dramatics, fencing and, of course, dressing up and attending balls. They are all looking for a suitable marriage partner, whose wealth and social standing will enhance their own.
**** PRICE: USD 4.13
Author : Jago, Lucy
Publisher : Time Warner Books UK
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Peanutbutter & Jeremy's Best Book Ever!

Product : Peanutbutter & Jeremy's Best Book Ever!
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Absolutely adorable On the surface the story is silly and fun for kids, but for adults it's a clever critique of modern society. Absolutely adorable Peanutbutter is the hardworking office cat, and Jeremy is the troublemaking crow.
**** PRICE: USD 4.15
Author : Kochalka, James
Publisher : Alternative Comics
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Paul: His Story

Product : Paul: His Story
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : For someone who has exercised such a profound influence on Christian theology, Paul remains a shadowy figure behind the barrier of his complicated and difficult biblical letters. Debates about his meaning have deflected attention from his personality, yet his personality is an important key to understanding his theological ideas. This book redresses the balance. Jerome Murphy-O'Connor's disciplined imagination, nourished by a lifetime of research, shapes numerous textual, historical, and archaeological details into a colourful and enjoyable story of which Paul is the flawed but undefeated hero. This chronological narrative offers new insights into Paul's intellectual, emotional, and religious development and puts his travels, mission, and theological ideas into a plausible biographical context. As he changes from an assimilated Jewish teenager in Tarsus to a competitive Pharisee in Jerusalem and then to a driven missionary of Christ, the sometimes contradictory components of Paul's complex personality emerge from the way he interacts with people and problems. His theology was forged in dialogue and becomes more intelligible as our appreciation of his person deepens. In Jerome Murphy-O'Connor's engaging biography, the Apostle comes to life as a complex, intensely human individual.
**** PRICE: USD 4.43
Author : Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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My American Kundiman

Product : My American Kundiman
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : From one of our most charismatic poets, a personal song to America. This pulsating collection picks up the beat and imagery of Patrick Rosal's thrilling debut, "Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive," Here, though, the poet's electric narratives and portraits extend beyond the working class streets of urban New Jersey. Modeling poems on the kundiman, a song of unrequited love sung by Filipinos for their country in times of oppression, he professes his conflicted feelings for America, while celebrating and lamenting his various heritages--whether by chatting up St. Patrick, riffing on race relations, or channeling Lapu Lapu in a rejoinder to Magellan. Passionate, provocative, and irrepressible throughout, "My American Kundiman" further establishes Rosal as a poet to be reckoned with.
**** PRICE: USD 4.43
Author : Rosal, Patrick
Publisher : Persea Books
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Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Product : Which Rights Should Be Universal?
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "We hold these truths to be self-evident..." So begins the U.S. Declaration of Independence. What follows those words is a ringing endorsement of universal rights, but it is far from self-evident. Why did the authors claim that it was? William Talbott suggests that they were trapped by a presupposition of Enlightenment philosophy: That there was only one way to rationally justify universal truths, by proving them from self-evident premises. With the benefit of hindsight, it is clear that the authors of the U.S. Declaration had no infallible source of moral truth. For example, many of the authors of the Declaration of Independence endorsed slavery. The wrongness of slavery was not self-evident; it was a moral discovery. In this book, William Talbott builds on the work of John Rawls, Jurgen Habermas, J.S. Mill, Amartya Sen, and Henry Shue to explain how, over the course of history, human beings have learned how to adopt a distinctively moral point of view from which it is possible to make universal, though not infallible, judgments of right and wrong. He explains how this distinctively moral point of view has led to the discovery of the moral importance of nine basic rights. Undoubtedly, the most controversial issue raised by the claim of universal rights is the issue of moral relativism. How can the advocate of universal rights avoid being a moral imperialist? In this book, Talbott shows how to defend basic individual rights from a universal moral point of view that is neither imperialistic nor relativistic. Talbott avoids moral imperialism by insisting that all of us, himself included, have moral blindspots and that we usually depend on others to help us to identify those blindspots. Talbott's book speaks to not only debates on human rights but to broader issues of moral and cultural relativism, and will interest a broad range of readers.
**** PRICE: USD 4.42
Author : Talbott, William J. / Talbott, W. J.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Tags: Which Rights Should Be Universal? Talbott, William J. / Talbott, W. J.

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This Saint Will Change Your Life

Product : This Saint Will Change Your Life
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Heaven Help Us Your days of worry and frustration are over. Whoever you are, whatever you do, there's a patron saint who wants to help you--specifically you--with your troubles. "This Saint Will Change Your Life" features 300 patron saints for every person and situation imaginable. - There are patron saints for travelers, vegetarians, and women in labor. - For gamblers, lawyers, and parents with disappointing children. - For families stressed by houseguests. - For victims of toothaches, appendicitis, and sore throats. - For beekeepers, booksellers, sailors, schoolgirls, and even (we kid you not) vampire hunters "This Saint Will Change Your Life "describes the real-life histories of an amazing variety of holy figures from the Christian faith and reveals how each became associated with particular beneficiaries. Also included are reproductions of 300 full-color holy cards depicting these heavenly helpers in all their glory.
**** PRICE: USD 4.42
Author : Craughwell, Thomas J.
Publisher : Quirk Books
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Experiment Eleven: Dark Secrets Behind the Discovery of a Wonder Drug

Product : Experiment Eleven: Dark Secrets Behind the Discovery of a Wonder Drug
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In 1943, Albert Schatz, a young Rutgers College Ph.D. student, worked on a wartime project in microbiology professor Selman Waksman's lab, searching for an antibiotic to fight infections on the front lines and at home. In his eleventh experiment on a common bacterium found in farmyard soil, Schatz discovered streptomycin, the first effective cure for tuberculosis, one of the world's deadliest diseases. However, Waksman took credit for the discovery and secretly enriched himself with royalties from the streptomycin patent. In an unprecedented lawsuit, young Schatz sued Waksman, and was awarded the title of "co-discoverer" and a share of the royalties. But two years later, Professor Waksman alone was awarded the Nobel Prize. Schatz disappeared into academic obscurity.For the first time, acclaimed author and journalist Peter Pringle unravels the intrigues behind one of the most important discoveries in the history of medicine. The streptomycin patent was a breakthrough for the drug companies, overturning patent limits on products of nature and paving the way for today's biotech world. As dozens more antibiotics were found, many from the same family as streptomycin, the drug companies created oligopolies and reaped big profits. Pringle uses firsthand accounts and archives in the United States and Europe to reveal the intensely human story behind the discovery that started a revolution in the treatment of infectious diseases and shaped the future of Big Pharma.
**** PRICE: USD 6.44
Author : Pringle, Peter
Publisher : Bloomsbury USA
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The Kingdom of God

Product : The Kingdom of God
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This booklet outlines the Bible's teaching on the kingdom of God and provides insight on implications for Christians today. "Contemporary people have difficulty with authority"--Stephen Um opens his concise explanation of the Bible's teaching on the kingdom of God with these words. This new booklet from the Gospel Coalition is particularly timely in view of the postmodern rejection of authority. Um explores how the Bible uses the term "kingdom of God" and discusses its relevance and meaning for today. He offers a brief biblical theology of God's kingship as found in the Bible. Christian identity and community are ultimately tied to the kingdom of God, and Um details the implications the kingdom has for Christians. This booklet is a helpful overview of a central theological theme of the Bible. The Kingdom of God offers a thoughtful explanation for point 10 of the Gospel Coalition's Confessional Statement. The coalition is an evangelical renewal movement dedicated to a Scripture-based reformation of ministry practices.
**** PRICE: USD 6.82
Author : Um, Stephen T. / Carson, D. A. / Keller, Timothy
Publisher : Crossway
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Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist

Product : Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : To the perennial question "which comes first, the music or the words?" Ira Gershwin always responded, "the contract." The jest reveals both Ira's consummate professionalism and the self-effacing wit with which he ducked the spotlight whenever possible. Yet the ingeniously inventive melodies George Gershwin composed for such classic songs as "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Embraceable You," "Fascinating Rhythm," "It Ain't Necessarily So," and "Love is Here to Stay" live on in no small part because of the equally unforgettable lyrics of Ira Gershwin, lines crafted with a precision that earned him the sobriquet "The Jeweller" among his Broadway peers. In Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist, the older and less flamboyant of the Gershwin brothers at last steps out of the shadows to claim his due as one of American songwriting's most important and enduring innovators. Philip Furia traces the development of Ira Gershwin's lyrical art from his early love of light verse and Gilbert and Sullivan, through his apprentice work in Tin Pan Alley, to his emergence as a prominent writer for the Broadway musical theater in the 1920s. Furia illuminates his work in satirical operettas such as Of Thee I Sing and Strike Up the Band, the smart "little" revues of the 1930s, and his contributions to the opera Porgy and Bess. After describing the Gershwin brothers' brief but brilliant work in Hollywood before George's sudden death--work that produced such classics as "They Can't Take That Away From Me" and "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"--Furia follows Ira's career through such triumphs as Lady in the Dark with Kurt Weill, Cover Girl with Jerome Kern, and A Star is Born, with Harold Arlen. Along the way, Furia provides much insight into the art of the lyricist and he captures the magic of a golden era when not only the Gershwins, but Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, Gertrude Lawrence, Fred Astaire, and other luminaries made the lights of Broadway and the Hollywood screen shine brighter than ever before. From his first major success, the now-classic "The Man I Love" (1924) to his last great hit, "The Man That Got Away" (1954), Ira Gershwin wrote the words to some of America's most loved standards. In Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist, Philip Furia illuminates the craft behind this remarkable achievement to reveal how Gershwin took the everyday speech of ordinary Americans and made it sing.
**** PRICE: USD 5.96
Author : Furia, Philip
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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The Lianja Epic

Product : The Lianja Epic
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Since around the fourteenth century this heroic narrative has been handed down the generations orally within the Mongo People, and has now been published in English for the first time. The translation captures the African imagery, idiom and forms of literary expression. With the themes of peace, unity and reconciliation at its centre, the author encompasses and depicts the rich cultural heritage of the Mongo people. The narrative is simultaneously an expose of the great deeds of a legendary Mongo hero and the fascinating socio-historical, economic and religious context in which the Mongo have lived and continue to live.
**** PRICE: USD 8.95
Author : Maneniang', Mubima / Mubima, Maneniang
Publisher : East African Educational Publishers
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Land of the Burnt Thigh, (Illustrated)

Product : Land of the Burnt Thigh, (Illustrated)
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Kohl's work is a collection of early 20th century homesteading accounts, describing the experiences of her sister and herself. The same dramatic events -- land rushes, blizzards, prairie fires -- as in all the other versions of homesteader stories are told new somehow this time, perhaps because Kohl adds a subtle political dimension that most other writers weren't even aware of. Fully illustrated.
**** PRICE: USD 8.95
Author : Kohl, Edity Eudora / Voorhies, Stephen J.
Publisher : Benediction Classics
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Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self

Product : Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the "Racial" Self
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Description : "The originality, brilliance, and scope of the work is remarkable.... Gates will instruct, delight, and stimulate a broad range of readers, both those who are already well versed in Afro-American literature, and those who, after reading this book, will eagerly begin to be."--Barbara E. Johnson, Harvard University. "A critical enterprise of the first importance.... Gates promises to lead and to show the way in boldness of conception, in vigor of execution, and in vitality and pertinence of expression."--James Olney, Louisiana State University. Recently awarded Honorable Mention from the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize Committee of the American Studies Association, Figures in Black takes a provocative new look at how we analyze and define black literature. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., attacks the notion that the dominant mode of Afro-American literature is, or should be, a kind of social realism, evaluated primarily as a reflection of the "Black Experience." Instead, Gates insists that critics turn to the language of the text and bring to their work the close, methodical analysis of language made possible by modern literary theory. But his goal in this volume is not merely to "apply" contemporary theory to black texts. Indeed, as he ranges from 18th-century poet Phillis Wheatley to modern writers Ishmael Reed and Alice Walker, he attempts to redefine literary criticism itself, moving it away from a Eurocentric notion of a hierarchical canon--mostly white, Western, and male--to foster a truly comparative and pluralisic notion of literature. In doing so, he provides critics with a powerful tool for the analysis of black art and, more important, reveals for all readers the brilliance and depth of the Afro-American tradition.
**** PRICE: USD 5.14
Author : Gates, Henry Louis, JR.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Political Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Product : Political Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary Readings
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : While many anthologies cover ancient and modern classics, "Political Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings" is the only anthology to cover both modern classics and contemporary works. The issues covered are what seem the burning philosophical issues of our time: the justification of the State; theories of justice; liberty; State neutrality versus moral perfectionism; equality and equal opportunity; the nature and scope of rights; and national sovereignty, patriotism, and World government. Each part begins with an introduction to the problems debated in that part. Each selection is introduced with a biographical sketch of the author and an abstract of the reading, so that students can obtain an orientation to what they are about to read.
**** PRICE: USD 5.55
Author : Pojman, Louis P. / Pojman Louis
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
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Medieval Warfare: History of the Art of War, Volume III

Product : Medieval Warfare: History of the Art of War, Volume III
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : From the eighth century through the Middle Ages feudalism determined the nature of European warfare. "Medieval Warfare" begins in the time of Charlemagne, who maintained a military system of freemen and of vassals bound to him in service for lands granted in fief. These pages are crowded with recreations of famous events like the Battle of Hastings and movements like the Crusades; with the brightest flowers of knighthood, and with the mercenary grandeur of Byzantium. Hans Delbruck shows how feudal military organization varied in different countries and why the knightly forces could not hold up against the barbarous Normans. He studies military developments in the kingdoms that rose with the collapse of the Carolingian Empire, as well as the trend toward mercenary armies. When the Swiss peasants, forming the first true infantry, defeated the Burgundian knights in the fourteenth century, the era of modern warfare had begun.
**** PRICE: USD 4.93
Author : Delbruck, Hans / Delbr'uck / Renfroe, Walter J.
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Necessary Fictions, Terrifying Realities

Product : Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Necessary Fictions, Terrifying Realities
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses of their own, based on in-depth studies of popular literature. Each volume: -- Illuminates themes and concepts of a classic text -- Uses clear, conversational language -- Is an accessible, manageable length from 140 to 170 pages -- Includes a chronology of the author's life and era -- Provides an overview of the historical context -- Offers a summary of its critical reception -- Lists primary and secondary sources and index
**** PRICE: USD 4.69
Author : Roudane, Matthew Charles
Publisher : Twayne Publishers
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Eating for Better Health: How Diet Can Help You Fight and Prevent Many Common Health Problems

Product : Eating for Better Health: How Diet Can Help You Fight and Prevent Many Common Health Problems
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Jane Plant is known for her books that provide hope for women with breast cancer--now she and dietitian Gill Tidey show how eating the right foods can help manage a range of common health problems In her book "Your Life in Your Hands" Jane Plant explained how she fought and overcame her breast cancer through a revolutionary new diet. Now she has written a book in response to the hundreds of letters she received from people who had followed her diet and noticed improvements in their health in other ways. Some noticed their blood pressure lowered, others found their mood lightened, and some even saw their digestive problems disappear. Here Jane and Gill Tidey show how their diet can help treat a whole range of conditions, including allergies, depression, anxiety, heart disease, high blood pressure, digestive problems, obesity, diabetes, menopausal symptoms, skin problems, and more. Covering essential kitchen equipment, weekly menu plans, food for the kids, dining in, dining out, shopping, cleaning, gardening, and grooming, the authors provide everything readers need to know in a simple and easy-to-understand formula.
**** PRICE: USD 4.21
Author : Plant, Jane / Tidey, Gill / Dixon, Michael
Publisher : Virgin Books
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Learning to Dance

Product : Learning to Dance
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Few writers have explored the borderland between faith and contemporary living more eloquently and engagingly in recent years than Michael Mayne. In Learning to Dance he creates a magical blend of poetry, science, and spirituality, with reflections on suffering, healing, and learning to let go. Like all of Michael Mayne's books, Learning to Dance is both personal and universal--touching on the longings, doubts, and hopes of all of us.
**** PRICE: USD 4.22
Author : Mayne, Michael / Saunders, Cicely M.
Publisher : Darton Longman and Todd
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The Fourth Crow

Product : The Fourth Crow
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In the ninth Gil Cunningham mystery set in medieval Glasgow, the crime-solving notary investigates the slaying of a woman found dead outside a cathedral. Tied to St. Mungo's Cross by the cathedral, to be cured of her madness overnight by the saint, a young woman is found in the morning beaten and strangled, still tied to the cross. Who would flout the saint's protection like this? And who is stealing cathedral property? The crows are gathering about Glasgow, watching the movements of clergy and townspeople. Gil Cunningham must investigate the dead woman, track down the thieves, and identify the watchers in the shadows, particularly the elusive fourth person who holds the secret of what happened in the night. While his wife Alys deals with tensions within the family, Gil questions cathedral staff and apprentice boys, pilgrims and tradesmen, but he uncovers only more puzzles. And then there is another death. How are the murders connected?
**** PRICE: USD 4.59
Author : McIntosh, Pat
Publisher : Soho Constable
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The Washington Century: Three Families and the Shaping of the Nation's Capital

Product : The Washington Century: Three Families and the Shaping of the Nation's Capital
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "The Washington Century" chronicles the hundred-year rise of the nation's capital as it grew to become the most powerful city in the world -- a story made vivid through the history of three very different families, each representing an essential aspect of Washington: the Cafritzes, headed by a real estate mogul and his consummate hostess wife; the Boggs family, a political force in the ultimate political town; and the Hobsons, lead by a prominent black activist and civic leader in the first black-majority American city. Veteran journalist Burt Solomon uses these families to explore everything from the customs of Washington's elite society to the expansion of the federal bureaucracy, the District's own struggle for self-governance, and the influential role that politics and, increasingly, lobbying have played in the city.
**** PRICE: USD 14.66
Author : Solomon, Burt
Publisher : Harper Perennial
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Roadie: My Life on the Road with Coldplay

Product : Roadie: My Life on the Road with Coldplay
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : With a foreword by the band and exclusive photography by their bassist, this backstage, on-the-road account of Matt McGinn's life as a roadie describes touring with Coldplay, a band at the pinnacle of their success Stuffed with insightful and authoritative tour stories about daily roadie duties, this is an insider's guide to what it means to live and work with global superstars in the world of rock 'n' roll. This memoir covers the job, the road, the gigs, the band, the relationships, the fame, the failing equipment, and the cold beers after a great show. As Coldplay moves from club gigs to arenas and stadiums worldwide, Matt goes with them; faking it as a band member on U.S. talk shows, flirting with Kylie, saving a life on a French motorway, and even pitching in with the odd guitar riff in the studio. Tales of hurricanes and heat waves, helicopter chases and private jets, plectrum hunters and projectiles all come together as Matt explains in his unique way--and regardless of the mountain (and gear) to move--that the show must always go on.
**** PRICE: USD 13.95
Author : McGinn, Matt
Publisher : Anova Books
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The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society

Product : The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Multiculturalism has run its course, and it is time to move on." So begins Jonathan Sacks' new book on the future of British society and the dangers facing liberal democracy. Arguing that global communications have fragmented national cultures and that multiculturalism, intended to reduce social frictions, is today reinforcing them, Sacks argues for a new approach to national identity. We cannot stay with current policies that are producing a society of conflicting ghettoes and non-intersecting lives, turning religious bodies into pressure groups rather than society-building forces. Britain, he argues, will have to construct a national narrative as a basis for identity, reinvigorate the concept of the common good, and identify shared interests among currently conflicting groups. It must restore a culture of civility, protect "neutral spaces" from politicization, and find ways of moving beyond an adversarial culture in which the loudest voice wins. He argues for a responsibility- rather than rights-based model of citizenship that connects the ideas of giving and belonging. Offering a new paradigm to replace previous models of assimilation on the one hand, multiculturalism on the other, he argues that we should see society as "the home we build together," bringing the distinctive gifts of different groups to the common good. Sacks warns of the hazards free and open societies face in the twenty-first century, and offers an unusual religious defence of liberal democracy and the nation state.
**** PRICE: USD 16.21
Author : Sacks, Jonathan
Publisher : Continuum
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Green Arrow and Black Canary: A League of Their Own

Product : Green Arrow and Black Canary: A League of Their Own
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Green Arrow and Black Canary finally discover the whereabouts of Green Arrow's kidnapped son - but can they save him? Teaming with a newly formed League of Assassins, Green Arrow and Black Canary - with the help of Batman and Plastic Man - discover the person responsible for Conner Hawke's disappearance. But when the perpetrator is revealed to be a major figure from Green Arrow's past, all hell breaks loose Plus, finding Conner was only the beginning. Now Team Arrow has to figure out what's happened to the hero they've brought home
**** PRICE: USD 16.17
Author : Winick, Judd / Norton, Mike / Faucher, Wayne
Publisher : DC Comics
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Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Volume 2: Plato and the Platonists

Product : Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Volume 2: Plato and the Platonists
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Description : G. W. F. Hegel (1770-1831), the influential German philosopher, believed that human history was advancing spiritually and morally according to God's purpose. At the beginning of Lectures on the History of Philosophy, Hegel writes: "What the history of Philosophy shows us is a succession of noble minds, a gallery of heroes of thought, who, by the power of Reason, have penetrated into the being of things, of nature and of spirit, into the Being of God, and have won for us by their labours the highest treasure, the treasure of reasoned knowledge." Volume 2 of Lectures on the History of Philosophy, titled Plato and the Platonists for this Bison Books edition, introduces the most renowned disciple of Socrates and the theory of Platonic forms before moving to Plato's disciple, Aristotle, whose advance to scientific thinking is carefully detailed. The subsequent increasing systematization and sophistication of philosophy leads to a discussion of the Stoics, Epicureans, and Sceptics. The first period in the history of philosophy comes to maturity with Plotinus in the third century B.C.
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Author : Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedri / Simson, Frances H. / Haldane, E. S.
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
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Dutch Soccer Drills: 180 Practice Drills for Developing Creative, Attacking Soccer

Product : Dutch Soccer Drills: 180 Practice Drills for Developing Creative, Attacking Soccer
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Description : This newest volume in the best-selling Dutch Soccer Drills series focuses on individual skill development, conditioning, and match situation training. These drills will improve players in every facet of their game and make practice sessions both stimulating and effective. Each drill features a clear diagram and description, an objective, coaching points and possible variations.
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Author : Kormelink, Henny
Publisher : Reedswain
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The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

Product : The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
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Description : (1999, 63 minutes) This is a powerful and compelling account of the descent into war and its terrible consequences. Dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo conflict, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th-century French song "L'homme arme." Set within the framework of the Latin mass, The Armed Man is a major choral work which uses both sacred and secular texts.
**** PRICE: USD 12.91
Author : Jenkins, Karl
Publisher : Boosey and Hawkes
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Sea Vegetable Celebrations

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Description : Gourmet and natural food enthusiasts will delight in over 100 delicious recipes using sea vegetables in baked goods, soups, salads, main dishes, and more. Shep Erhart and Leslie Cerier from Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, one of America's foremost distributors of sea vegetables, also share their knowledge of the varieties of sea vegetables, their healthful benefits, and tips on using sea vegetables for pets, plants, and as beauty aids.
**** PRICE: USD 12.88
Author : Erhart, Shep / Cerier, Leslie
Publisher : Book Publishing Company (TN)
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The Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development

Product : The Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development
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Description : Detailed, beautifully illustrated chronicle of the "rakish topsail schooners" that appeared during the Revolution and soon became favorites of slavers and pirates. Over 70 authentic sail plans, deck plans, other illustrations. Invaluable for hobbyists.
**** PRICE: USD 7.08
Author : Chapelle, Howard Irving
Publisher : Dover Publications
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Choosing Colors: An Expert Choice of the Best Colors to Use in Your Home

Product : Choosing Colors: An Expert Choice of the Best Colors to Use in Your Home
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Description : This beautiful and unique reference provides an unrivaled mine of inspiration and ideas for anyone wishing to create a colorful new look for their home or garden In this stunningly produced guide, internationally renowned interior designer Kevin McCloud puts together over 1,000 color chips arranged in over 80 palettes. Each palette--which includes anywhere from 6 to 16 color swatches--forms a blueprint for a unique decorative scheme. A palette based on old Chinese silk, for example, is seen reinterpreted in a contemporary New York apartment. Plus, each palette features gorgeous photographs that bring the color scheme to life, along with invaluable advice and tips for using the colors to transform a room. Readers will also find manufacturers' paint references and numbers, lists of suppliers, and much more. The ultimate color sourcebook "From the Hardcover edition."
**** PRICE: USD 7.02
Author : McCloud, Kevin
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
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Song of Myself: And Other Poems by Walt Whitman

Product : Song of Myself: And Other Poems by Walt Whitman
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Description : "Song of Myself," the premier poem in Leaves of Grass, is widely believed to be one of the most important poems in American literature. A large part of the brilliance of "Song of Myself" is the raffish playfulness of its diction--the poem belongs to the mid-nineteenth century's love of wordplay that also characterizes the work of Dickens and Twain. Walt Whitman was deeply interested in the American language as it was emerging in his time. He wrote about American dictionaries and was fascinated by the vocabularies of the sciences and the streets. There is a story that Walt Whitman was a regular visitor to the New York Public Library, where he loved to peer into the provenience of the words he overheard and read. Robert Hass and Paul Ebenkamp's lexicon walks us through his greatest poem and, in their footsteps, much is revealed about the words Whitman chose in 1855--their inflections, meanings, and native usages we wouldn't otherwise know. We are made to understand, perhaps truly for the first time, Whitman's query in "Song of Myself": "Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?" In the first part of the collection, Hass offers an introduction to the poem and then, with Ebenkamp, a rich annotation of "Song of Myself." The second part of this book includes poems from across the span of Whitman's career, selected by Hass, that give us a fresh look at the beauty, authority, and sweep of Whitman's work.
**** PRICE: USD 8.39
Author : Whitman, Walt / Hass, Robert / Ebenkamp, Paul
Publisher : Counterpoint LLC
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Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America

Product : Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America
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Description : In 1937, Mexican workers were among the strikers and supporters beaten, arrested, and murdered by Chicago policemen in the now infamous Republic Steel Mill Strike. Using this event as a springboard, Zaragosa Vargas embarks on the first full-scale history of the Mexican-American labor movement in twentieth-century America. Absorbing and meticulously researched, "Labor Rights Are Civil Rights"paints a multifaceted portrait of the complexities and contours of the Mexican American struggle for equality from the 1930s to the postwar era. Drawing on extensive archival research, Vargas focuses on the large Mexican American communities in Texas, Colorado, and California. As he explains, the Great Depression heightened the struggles of Spanish speaking blue-collar workers, and employers began to define citizenship to exclude Mexicans from political rights and erect barriers to resistance. Mexican Americans faced hostility and repatriation. The mounting strife resulted in strikes by Mexican fruit and vegetable farmers. This collective action, combined with involvement in the Communist party, led Mexican workers to unionize. Vargas carefully illustrates how union mobilization in agriculture, tobacco, garment, and other industries became an important vehicle for achieving Mexican American labor and civil rights. He details how interracial unionism proved successful in cross-border alliances, in fighting discriminatory hiring practices, in building local unions, in mobilizing against fascism and in fighting brutal racism. No longer willing to accept their inferior status, a rising Mexican American grassroots movement would utilize direct action to achieve equality.
**** PRICE: USD 29.94
Author : Vargas, Zaragosa
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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The Teaching Ministry of Congregations

Product : The Teaching Ministry of Congregations
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Description : In this important and groundbreaking book, Richard Osmer develops a practical theology of the teaching ministry. He begins by exploring the teaching ministry of the apostle Paul, identifying in Paul's letters to his congregations the core tasks of the teaching ministry: (1) catechesis; (2) exhortation; and (3) discernment. Next he presents case studies of the teaching ministries of three contemporary congregations, one in the US, one in Korea, and one in South Africa, developing interpretive perspectives on the teaching ministry. Finally he focuses on the development of action-guiding models and guidelines and explores helpful methods for guiding the teaching ministries of one's own particular congregation. This long-awaited textbook will become a classic in Christian Education courses in seminaries as well as in Christian Certification courses.
**** PRICE: USD 26.14
Author : Osmer, Richard R.
Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
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Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-By-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers

Product : Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-By-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers
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Description : This text presents drawing instruction with detailed break downs of various types of characters. Maternal? Elderly? Sassy? Sexy? It all starts with body proportion, bone structure, body masses, the facial expressions, the hands, and the feet. Hats, props, fabrics, and choice of medium are all thoroughly covered to ensure your ability to develop convincing life-like characters. * Includes unique three-step drawing guides that develop the sketch from stick figure to full-blown character * Detailed examples of how to draw faces, hands, and feet * Learn to draw realistic fabrics in a multitude of colors and textures
**** PRICE: USD 26.16
Author : Tan, Huaixiang / Huaixiang, Tan / Huaxiang, Tan
Publisher : Focal Press
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Humanistic Psychology: A Clinical Manifesto. a Critique of Clinical Psychology and the Need for Progressive Alternatives

Product : Humanistic Psychology: A Clinical Manifesto. a Critique of Clinical Psychology and the Need for Progressive Alternatives
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Description : Humanistic Psychology: A Clinical Manifesto is destined to impact not only the face of humanistic psychology, but the field of psychotherapy in general. David N. Elkins, a long time leading voice in humanistic psychology, presents a compelling case about what is wrong with contemporary psychotherapy and how, through a re-envisioned humanistic psychology, it needs to change. The book challenges the medical model in psychotherapy and summarizes contemporary analyses and meta-analyses of psychotherapy research that make it clear that "contextual factors" -- not techniques -- are the primary determinants of therapeutic effectiveness. With a foreword written by Natalie Rogers, daughter of Carl Rogers, one of the most influential clinical psychologists of the past century, Elkins is already receiving the praise from many leading figures in the humanistic psychology movement.
**** PRICE: USD 26.00
Author : Elkins, David N.
Publisher : Universities of the Rockies Press
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The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus

Product : The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus
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Description : The Post-Soviet Wars is a comparative account of the organized violence in the Caucusus region, looking at four key areas: Chechnya, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Dagestan. Zurcheras goal is to understand the origin and nature of the violence in these regions, the response and suppression from the post-Soviet regime and the resulting outcomes, all with an eye toward understanding why some conflicts turned violent, whereas others not. Notably, in Dagestan actual violent conflict has not erupted, an exception of political stability for the region. The book provides a brief history of the region, particularly the collapse of the Soviet Union and the resulting changes that took place in the wake of this toppling. Zurcher carefully looks at the conditions within each region -- economic, ethnic, religious, and political -- to make sense of why some turned to violent conflict and some did not and what the future of the region might portend. This important volume provides both an overview of the region that is both up-to-date and comprehensive as well as an accessible understanding of the current scholarship on mobilization and violence.
**** PRICE: USD 27.99
Author : Zurcher, Christoph / Calhoun, Craig / Derluguian, Georgi
Publisher : New York University Press
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Scapegoat

Product : Scapegoat
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Description : "In The Scapegoat Mary Lee Settle has added a fourth panel, and a vivid one, to her impressive frescoes of her native state". -- Malcolm Cowley
**** PRICE: USD 28.20
Author : Settle, Mary Lee
Publisher : University of South Carolina Press
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Dream Season: Worldwide Guide to Heli & Cat Skiing/Boarding

Product : Dream Season: Worldwide Guide to Heli & Cat Skiing/Boarding
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Description : Dream Season is the ultimate guide for anyone interested in heli-skiing, cat-skiing, or heli-boarding. This book allows you to relive the adventure of trips to Alaska, British Columbia, Colorado, New Zealand, and Russia. With extensive operator listings, Dream Season is the perfect tool to help plan your heliskiing, catskiing, or heliboarding vacation. When planning to ski deep powder with the luxury of a helicopter or snowcat, Dream Season will serve as your guide. In-depth reviews of the following destinations are included: Alaska, Argentina, British Columbia, California, Chile, Colorado, France, Georgia, Greenland, Idaho, India, Italy, Montana, Nepal, Nevada, New Zealand, Oregon, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Make this the year that you plan your Dream Season
**** PRICE: USD 29.25
Author : Wanrooy, Bill / Anthony, Chris
Publisher : Lulu.com
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Product : Virgil: The Aeneid
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Description : This guide offers a complete account of the historical setting and significance of The Aeneid, and discusses Virgil's use of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, as well as the most celebrated episodes in the poem, including the tragedy of Dido and Aeneas' visit to the underworld. The volume examines Virgil's psychological and philosophical insights, and analyzes the poem's status as the central classical work of European culture. The guide to further reading has been updated and will prove an invaluable resource. First Edition Hb (1990): 0-521-32329-0 First Edition Pb (1990): 0-521-31157-8
**** PRICE: USD 26.98
Author : Gransden, K. W. / Harrison, S. J.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World

Product : Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World
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Description : Mephistopheles is the fourth and final volume of Jeffrey Burton Russell's critically acclaimed history of the concept of the Devil. The series constitutes the most complete historical study ever made of the figure called the second most famous personage in Christianity. In the first three volumes, the author brought the history of Christian diabology to the end of the Middle Ages. This volume continues the story from the Reformation to the present, tracing the fragmentation of the tradition. Using examples from theology, philosophy, art, literature, and popular culture, Russell describes the great changes effected in our idea of the Devil by the intellectual and cultural developments of modern times.
**** PRICE: USD 26.94
Author : Russell, Jeffrey Burton
Publisher : Cornell University Press
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Olbinski Posters for Performing Arts

Product : Olbinski Posters for Performing Arts
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Description : Olbinski combines painting, illustration, graphic design, typography, and stage design into poignant and memorable images, revealing his exceptional ability to depict the world of performing arts and entertainment in his own unique form.
**** PRICE: USD 26.88
Author : Wilde, Richard
Publisher : Hudson Hills Press
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The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark

Product : The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark
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Description : Secret Markfirst became known to modern scholarship in 1958 when a newly hired assistant professor at Columbia University in New York by the name of Morton Smith visited the monastery of Mar Saba near Jerusalem and photographed its fragments. Secret Markwas announced on the heels of many spectacular discoveries of ancient manuscripts in the Near East, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi gnostic corpus in the late 1940s, and promised to be just as revolutionary.Secret Markpresents what appears to be a valuable, albeit fragmentary, witness to early Christian traditions, traditions that might shed light on Jesus's most intimate behavior. In this book, Stephen C. Carlson uses state of the art science to demonstrate thatSecret Markwas an elaborate hoax created by Morton Smith. Carlson's discussion places Smith's trick alongside many other hoaxes before probing the reasons why so many scholars have been taken in by it.
**** PRICE: USD 27.35
Author : Carlson, Stephen C.
Publisher : Baylor University Press
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Teaching English Language Learners: Literacy Strategies and Resources for K-6

Product : Teaching English Language Learners: Literacy Strategies and Resources for K-6
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Description : Grounded in research and practical expertise, this volume helps K-6 teachers skillfully support all of their English language learners (ELLs) - from a single student to an entire classroom. Ideas for teaching ELLs across different grade and proficiency levels include ways to link instruction to studentsa (TM) lived experiences, use a variety of motivating print and electronic texts and materials, engage families, and conduct effective assessments. Chapters are packed with tools and activities for promoting ELLsa (TM) development in oral language, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and grammar. Handy reproducibles and "Voice from the Classroom" teacher vignettes enhance the utility of the book.
**** PRICE: USD 27.65
Author : Xu, Shelley Hong
Publisher : Guilford Publications
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Guilford Courthouse 1781: Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory

Product : Guilford Courthouse 1781: Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory
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Description : By the Spring of 1781, the American Revolutionary War had dragged on for almost six years and the outcome still hung in the balance. When the British commander Lord Cornwallis launched his invasion of North Carolina in early 1781, his objective was to destroy General Nathaniel Greene's American army. At Guilford Courthouse on 15 March 1781 the two armies met. In a desperately hard-fought battle the small but professional British army succeeded in fighting its way through three separate lines of American troops - but at a dreadful cost. Cornwallis lost over a quarter of his command. When news of the 'victory' reached Britain, a politician remarked; 'Another such victory would ruin the British army'.
**** PRICE: USD 22.94
Author : Konstam, Angus / Hook, Adam
Publisher : Osprey Publishing (UK)
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The Man in the Arena: Selected Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Product : The Man in the Arena: Selected Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
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Description : By the time he was twenty-five the future president of the United States was already a published author. From "The Naval War of 1812" through his four-volume "Winning of the West," Teddy Roosevelt proved himself a master historian...but one must not make the mistake of labeling him a stodgy academic.The future president was also a great outdoorsman, with such works as "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail" and "African Game Trails" capturing his rough and ready lifestyle.Theodore Roosevelt was part Francis Parkman, part Lowell Thomas, and one hundred percent spirit of America and master of the printed page."The Man in the Arena" collects self-contained excerpts from some of his greatest works, including such revealing memoirs as "The Rough Riders," the "Autobiography," and "Through the Brazilian Wilderness," in an effort to capture the many aspects of a great American who was indeed larger than life and his own best "Boswell."
**** PRICE: USD 22.32
Author : Roosevelt, Theodore, IV
Publisher : St. Martins Press-3pl
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Freud and Freudians on Religion: A Reader

Product : Freud and Freudians on Religion: A Reader
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Description : This book presents selections from Freud's writings on religion and from the work of five more recent contributors to the psychoanalytic study of religion: David Bakan, Erik H. Erikson, Heinz Kohut, Julia Kristeva, and D.W. Winnicott. It is the first collection of texts in the psychology of religion that is oriented more toward religious studies than toward the study of psychology. In his introduction, Donald Capps points out that psychoanalysis resembles religions in the way in which its founding documents (Freud's own writings) have been closely read, have evoked interpretive battles, and have been reassessed and reapplied in response to changing social and cultural circumstances. He notes that just as Freud's writings on religion focus on the biblical text, the majority of the authors included here do likewise, showing how the Bible may be read psychoanalytically. Both Freud and his successors, says Capps, also reflect the high value that the Christian culture of the West has placed on painting and sculpture, revealing the importance of perception and imagination to the psychoanalytic study of religion. Capps highlights the ways in which all the Freudians work intertextually with Freud's writings, with the writings of other authors included in the book, and with other writings of their own.
**** PRICE: USD 22.53
Author : Capps, Donald
Publisher : Yale University Press
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Geometry from Euclid to Knots

Product : Geometry from Euclid to Knots
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Description : Tracing the formal development of Euclidean geometry, this text closely follows Euclid's classic, "Elements." In addition to providing a historical perspective on plane geometry, it covers related topics, including non-neutral Euclidean geometry, circles and regular polygons, projective geometry, symmetries, inversions, knots and links, and informal topology. Includes 1,000 practice problems. Solutions available. 2003 edition.
**** PRICE: USD 22.41
Author : Stahl, Saul
Publisher : Dover Publications
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Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith

Product : Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith
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Description : The Patricia Highsmith renaissance continues with Nothing That Meets the Eye, a brilliant collection of twenty-eight psychologically penetrating stories, a great majority of which are published for the first time in this collection. This volume spans almost fifty years of Highsmith's career and establishes her as a permanent member of our American literary canon, as attested by recent publication of two of these stories in The New Yorker and Harper's. The stories assembled in Nothing That Meets the Eye, written between 1938 and 1982, are vintage Highsmith: a gigolo-like psychopath preys on unfulfilled career women; a lonely spinster's fragile hold on reality is tethered to the bottle; an estranged postal worker invents homicidal fantasies about his coworkers. While some stories anticipate the diabolical narratives of the Ripley novels, others possess a Capra-like sweetness that forces us to see the author in a new light. From this new collection, a remarkable portrait of the American psyche at mid-century emerges, unforgettably distilled by the inimitable eye of Patricia Highsmith. A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Rave of 2002.
**** PRICE: USD 23.59
Author : Highsmith, Patricia
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
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A Watery Grave

Product : A Watery Grave
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Description : The year is 1838, and after more than ten years in the planning, the famous United States Exploring Expedition is set to launch into uncharted waters from the coast of Virginia. A convoy of seven ships filled with astronomers, mapmakers, naturalists, and the sailors charged with getting them around the world, the "Ex. Ex." is finally underway, with much fanfare. Aboard the convoy as ship's linguist is Wiki Coffin. Half New Zealand Maori and half American, Wiki speaks numerous languages and is expected to help the crew navigate the Pacific islands that are his native heritage. But just before departure Wiki, subject to the unfortunate bigotry of the time, is arrested for a vicious murder he didn't commit. The convoy sails off, but just before the ships are out of reach Wiki is exonerated, set free to catch up with his ship and sail on. The catch: the local sheriff is convinced that the real murderer is aboard one of the seven ships of the expedition, and Wiki is deputized to identify the killer and bring him to justice. Full of the evocative maritime detail and atmosphere that have won her numerous awards for her nonfiction, Joan Druett's "A Watery Grave" is the mystery debut of a masterful maritime writer.
**** PRICE: USD 23.98
Author : Druett, Joan
Publisher : Minotaur Books
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Church That Works: Your One-Stop Resource for Effective Ministry

Product : Church That Works: Your One-Stop Resource for Effective Ministry
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The expertise of veteran church consultant and best-selling author Gary McIntosh is now available in an easily portable format. McIntosh offers readers his invaluable insights on the church in order to help leaders make their churches more effective. It's just like hiring your own church consultant, but at a fraction of the cost. This at-a-glance practical guidebook helps pastors and church leaders with a wide variety of issues, including: -reaching different generations -assimilating visitors -following trends -designing worship -danger signs of decline -and many more. Short, to-the point chapters examine trends and ministry methods that can be easily adapted to fit every church's needs.
**** PRICE: USD 24.66
Author : McIntosh, Gary L.
Publisher : Baker Books
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The Culture of Love: Victorians to Moderns

Product : The Culture of Love: Victorians to Moderns
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Description : "The Culture of Love" interprets the sweeping change in loving that spanned a period when scientific discoveries reduced the terrors and dangers of sex, when new laws gave married women control over their earnings and their bodies, when bold novelists and artists shook off the prudishness and hypocrisy that so paralyzed the Victorians. As public opinion, family pressure, and religious conviction loosened, men and women took charge of their love. Stephen Kern argues that, in contrast to modern sex, Victorian sex was anatomically constricted, spatially confined, morally suspect, deadly serious, and abruptly over. Kern divides love into its elements and traces profound changes in each: from waiting for love to ending it. Most revealing are the daring ways moderns began to talk about their current lovemaking as well as past lovers. While Victorians viewed jealousy as a "foreign devil," moderns began to acknowledge responsibility for it. Desire lost its close tie with mortal sin and became the engine of artistic creation; women's response to the marriage proposal shifted from mere consent to active choice. There were even new possibilities of kissing, beyond the sudden, blind, disembodied, and censored Victorian meeting of lips. Kern's evidence is mainly literature and art, including classic novels by the Brontes, Flaubert, Hugo, Eliot, Hardy, Forster, Colette, Proust, Mann, Joyce, Woolf, Lawrence, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Musil as well as the paintings and sculptures of Millais, Courbet, Gerome, Rodin, Munch, Klimt, Schiele, Valadon, Chagall, Kandinsky, Kokoschka, Picasso, Matisse, and Brancusi. The book's conceptual foundation comes from Heidegger's existential philosophy, in particular his authentic-inauthentic distinction, which Kern adapts to make his overall interpretation and concluding affirmation of the value of authenticity: "The moderns may have lost some of the Victorians' delicacy and poignancy, perhaps even some of their heroism, but in exchange became more reflective of what it means to be a human being in love and hence better able to make that loving more their very own."
**** PRICE: USD 10.38
Author : Kern, Stephen
Publisher : Harvard University Press
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The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People

Product : The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People
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Description : "A blockbuster . . . and] a vibrant and exciting history of John Horse and his followers. From the swamps and savannas of Florida to the Indian territory, on to Mexico and finally Texas, these people stood tall in their fight for freedom and dignity. This is a story that has long needed to be told, written in a thought-provoking and sympathetic manner."--Edwin C. Bearss, Historian Emeritus, National Park Service "Reveals, as fully as is likely possible, the meaningful history of the Black Seminole people. . . . A simple narrative, buttressed by solid analysis and innovative research. . . . Will appeal to buff and professional historians alike. . . . African Americans, in particular, will draw inspiration and use from it."--James Irving Fenton, historian, Lubbock, Texas This story of a remarkable people, the Black Seminoles, and their charismatic leader, Chief John Horse, chronicles their heroic struggle for freedom. Beginning with the early 1800s, small groups of fugitive slaves living in Florida joined the Seminole Indians (an association that thrived for decades on reciprocal respect and affection). Kenneth Porter traces their fortunes and exploits as they moved across the country and attempted to live first beyond the law, then as loyal servants of it. He examines the Black Seminole role in the bloody Second Seminole War, when John Horse and his men distinguished themselves as fierce warriors, and their forced removal to the Oklahoma Indian Territory in the 1840s, where John's leadership ability emerged. The account includes the Black Seminole exodus in the 1850s to Mexico, their service as border troops for the Mexican government, and their return to Texas in the 1870s, where many of the men scouted for the U.S. Army. Members of their combat-tested unit, never numbering more than 50 men at a time, were awarded four of the sixteen Medals of Honor received by the several thousand Indian scouts in the West. Porter's interviews with John Horse's descendants and acquaintances in the 1940s and 1950s provide eyewitness accounts. When Alcione Amos and Thomas Senter took up the project in the 1980s, they incorporated new information that had since come to light about John Horse and his people. A powerful and stirring story, "The Black Seminoles" will appeal especially to readers interested in black history, Indian history, Florida history, and U.S. military history. Kenneth W. Porter was professor of history at the University of Oregon. Alcione M. Amos is librarian at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. She has done extensive work on African-American military history and has published on the subject of the Black Seminoles in the "Florida Historical Quarterly." Thomas P. Senter is a practicing physician in Anchorage, Alaska, who considers Brackettville, Texas, his second home.
**** PRICE: USD 10.23
Author : Porter, Kenneth W. / Senter, Thomas P. / Amos, Alcione M.
Publisher : University Press of Florida
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X-Men 2099 - Volume 1

Product : X-Men 2099 - Volume 1
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The X-Men: Not just a job - a heritage Xi'an Chi Xan wants Meanstreak, Krystalin, Skullfire, and the rest to help rebuild Professor X's dream, but lies, betrayal, and assassination may tear them down before they've started With the gods of the Aesir and demons from the Theatre of Pain against them, can the mutants of the future carve a future for mutants? Guest-starring Spider-Man 2099, Punisher 2099, and more Collects X-Men 2099 #1-9.
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Author : Moore, John Francis / Lim, Ron
Publisher : Marvel Comics
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Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women

Product : Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women
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Description : Although homelessness is a serious social problem in the United States, there is little direct information about the actual experiences of violence, past and current, among homeless people. This volume, based on the Florida Four-City Study, brings together interview material from 737 women, including structured quantitative interviews as well as in-depth qualitative interviews. The authors investigate how many homeless women have experienced violence in their lives, either as children or as adults, and then examine factors associated with experiences of violence, the consequences of violence, and types of interactions of homeless people with the justice system. The volume concludes with pragmatic and compassionate policy recommendations.
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Author : Jasinski, Jana L. / Wesely, Jennifer K. / Wright, James D.
Publisher : Northeastern University Press
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Penury

Product : Penury
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Breaking communication into its most discrete components, this collection of poems deeply examines forced loss, violence, and impoverishment. Exposing hidden relations in sound and sense, the language in this anthology communicates more than just ideas by testifying to the oppressive concepts and cultural practices that are dominant in today's society. While the title of this expressive compilation means poverty, its content articulates the need for change.
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Author : Kim, Myung Mi
Publisher : Omnidawn Publishing
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No Apology Necessary: How Hidden Prophecies in the Old Testament Foretold the Tragedy of Slavery and Give the Answers to Racial Te

Product : No Apology Necessary: How Hidden Prophecies in the Old Testament Foretold the Tragedy of Slavery and Give the Answers to Racial Te
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Description : Click Here For Sample Chapter Rev. Carter considered himself a Christian, but he was angry about the past. He saw himself as a revolutionist fighting for justice and equality for his ethnicity until he encountered some ancient biblical prophecies that shook his understanding of how to bring healing between blacks and whites. These ancient Biblical prophecies answer your questions: Why is there a disparity between blacks and whites? Was slavery in America prophesied about in the Bible? How can blacks and whites find healing and closure? What about the origins of prejudice in America? Can blacks and whites live in harmony?
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Author : Carter, Earl W., Sr.
Publisher : Charisma House
Tags: No Apology Necessary: How Hidden Prophecies in the Old Testament Foretold the Tragedy of Slavery and Give the Answers to Racial Tension in A Carter, Earl W., Sr.

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Julius Caesar

Product : Julius Caesar
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Marga Munkelt has added a new section and pictures to the Introduction of this updated edition of Julius Caesar. It surveys stage and critical interpretations since the 1980's of Shakespeare's most famous Roman play. The reading list has also been brought up to date. First Edition Hb (1988): 0-521-22220-6 First Edition Pb (1988): 0-521-29408-8
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Author : Shakespeare, William / Spevack, Marvin / Braunmuller, A. R.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Sound Thinking - Volume II: Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training

Product : Sound Thinking - Volume II: Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : All of the musical examples in Sound Thinking are drawn from folk songs and art music encompassing a wide range of historical eras. The examples can be used for developing a variety of skills including sight-reading, dictation, musical memory, rhythmic reading, formal analysis, part singing, and improvisation.
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Author : Houlahan, Micheal / Tacka, Philip
Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes Inc
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The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope

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Description : Ranging widely over human history and culture, from ancient Greece to the current global economic downturn, Scruton makes a counterintuitive yet persuasive case that optimists and idealists -- with their ignorance about the truths of human nature and human society, and their naive hopes about what can be changed -- have wrought havoc for centuries. Scruton's argument is nuanced, however, and his preference for pessimism is not a dark view of human nature; rather his is a 'hopeful pessimism' which urges that instead of utopian efforts to reform human society or human nature, we focus on the only reform that we can truly master -- the improvement of ourselves through the cultivation of our better instincts. Written in Scruton's trademark style-- erudite, sweeping in scope across centuries and cultures, and unafraid to offend-- this book is sure to intrigue and provoke readers concerned with the state of Western culture, the nature of human beings, and the question of whether social progress is truly possible. "While some of Scruton's conclusions may be controversial... he does present an intriguing case for using pessimism as a way to examine issues that affect current society. His clear and accessible writing will appeal to those familiar with the author's past works and also those with an interest in philosophy." --Scott Duimstra, Library Journal "Scruton has approached his project with incisiveness, breadth of knowledge, and clarity of expression. The Uses of Pessimism is worth arguing over." -- Peter Lopatin, Commentary "Score one for pessimism." --Peter Monaghan, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Author : Scruton, Roger
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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JFK & UFO: Military-Industrial Conspiracy and Cover Up from Maury Island to Dallas

Product : JFK & UFO: Military-Industrial Conspiracy and Cover Up from Maury Island to Dallas
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Description : In 1947 six flying saucers circled above a harbor boat in Puget Sound near Tacoma, Washington, one wobbling and spewing slag. The falling junk killed a dog and burned a boy's arm. His father, Harold Dahl, witnessed it all and brought his partner, Fred Crisman, down the next day to see yet another UFO. The Maury Island incident became the first UFO event of the modern era. In 1968 New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison subpoenaed Fred Crisman as part of his investigation into the JFK assassination, which became the subject of Oliver Stone's 1992 movie "JFK." Garrison believed that Crisman was the infamous grassy knoll shooter. He's also the central figure in the "Mystery Tramp" photo of the Dallas rail yard hobos. Illustrated with rare images, "JFK & UFO "interconnects the lingering mysteries of America's most notorious assassination and its weird ufological subculture. It examines the denizens of the bizarre, semi-spook underground reflecting a stranger and more true history than offered by the mainstream. Kenn Thomas works as a conspiracy investigator, university library archivist, and editor and publisher of the conspiracy magazine "Steamshovel Press." For Feral House he has written "The Octopus: Secret Government and the Death of Danny Casolaro," which helped expose the Inslaw scandal of the Reagan years. Thomas also co-edited (with Adam Parfrey) "Secret and Suppressed II: Banned Ideas and Hidden History into the 21st Century."
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Author : Thomas, Kenn
Publisher : Feral House
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Beginning Spanish [With CDROM]

Product : Beginning Spanish [With CDROM]
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Drop boring language courses and learn Spanish with this colorful, info-packed course "Practice Makes Perfect: Beginning Spanish" gives you an all-encompassing learning experience. You'll immerse yourself in extensive audio clips and written exercises, giving you the comfort and support you need to learn Spanish. This dynamic package features: An Interactive CD-ROM program with more than 400 dialogues and audio exercisesThe book provides extensive written exercises in support of the CD-ROM, A concise grammar overview and comprehensive glossary for quick referenceAuthor podcasts that provide insight into the grammar and culture Topics include: Finding Your Way Around-"Hay," Describing Places and Things-Adjectives, Talking about Nationalities and Professions, Food and Film-"Ser," Describing People, Emotions, and Health-"Ser" and "Estar," Talking about Work and Play-"Ir" and "HacerSaber" and "Conocer," Entertaining at Home-"Tener," Your Daily Routine-Reflexive Verbs, Talking about Trips, Your Likes and Dislikes-The Preterite; Talking about your Childhood-The Imperfect, Health and Accidents-The Imperfect and the Preterite, At School and the Office-Comparatives and Superlatives, Business and The Cost of Living-The Present Perfect and the Past Perfect, Giving and Following Directions-The Imperative, Plans for the Holidays-The Future and Conditional, Talking about Relationships, Making Judgments-The Present Subjunctive
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Author : Gordon, Ronni L. / Stillman, David M.
Publisher : McGraw-Hill
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Destroyer and Preserver

Product : Destroyer and Preserver
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Description : "Rohrer has an enchanting willingness to look outward, a willingness not to grasp the world using old means which have failed us, even if no new means present themselves ready-made."--Judges' citation, the 2005 International Griffin Poetry Prize Griffin Poetry Prize finalist Matthew Rohrer illuminates the modern plight: trying to figure out how to be a thoughtful citizen, parent, and person as the landscape of terror and history worms its way into our everyday existence. Unnervingly humorous, casual, and tender, Rohrer's poems help us investigate our lives as he investigates his--openly and with a generous presence. From "Dull Affairs": "How am I to concentrate on the heavy and dull affairs of state with the sound of a baby having a dream in the other room " Matthew Rohrer is the author of five previous books of poetry, including "A Plate of Chicken," "Rise Up," "Satellite," and "A Green Light," which was shortlisted for the 2005 Griffin Poetry Prize. He is also co-author of "Nice Hat. Thanks." with Joshua Beckman, with whom he has participated in performances at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle. He received the Pushcart Prize and his first book, "A Hummock in the Malookas," was selected for the National Poetry Series by Mary Oliver. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and teaches at New York University.
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Author : Rohrer, Matthew
Publisher : Wave Books
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Soldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XII

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Description : Debates over the legacy of Pope Pius XII and his canonization are so heated they are known as the "Pius wars." "Soldier of Christ" moves beyond competing caricatures and considers Pius XII as Eugenio Pacelli, a flawed and gifted man. While offering insight into the Pope's response to Nazism, Robert A. Ventresca argues that it was the Cold War and Pius XII's manner of engaging with the modern world that defined his pontificate. Laying the groundwork for the Pope's controversial, contradictory actions from 1939 to 1958, Ventresca begins with the story of Pacelli's Roman upbringing, his intellectual formation in Rome's seminaries, and his interwar experience as papal diplomat and Vatican Secretary of State. Accused of moral equivocation during the Holocaust, Pius XII later fought the spread of Communism in Western Europe, spoke against the persecution of Catholics in Eastern Europe and Asia, and tackled a range of social and political issues. By appointing the first indigenous cardinals from China and India and expanding missions in Africa while expressing solidarity with independence movements, he internationalized the Church's membership and moved Catholicism beyond the colonial mentality of previous eras. Drawing from a diversity of international sources, including unexplored documentation from the Vatican, Ventresca reveals a paradoxical figure: a prophetic reformer of limited vision whose leadership both stimulated the emergence of a global Catholicism and sowed doubt and dissension among some of the Church's most faithful servants.
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Author : Ventresca, Robert A.
Publisher : Belknap Press
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Child Life in Colonial Times

Product : Child Life in Colonial Times
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Description : What was it like to be a child in 17th- and 18th-century America? A pioneering historian chronicles the eye-opening details of everyday colonial life in this engaging classic. Meticulously researched, it paints a vivid picture of infancy, toys and games, manners, discipline, schools, religious training, and much more. Features 128 illustrations.
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Author : Earle, Alice Morse
Publisher : Dover Publications
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Collectors Guide to Rollei Cameras

Product : Collectors Guide to Rollei Cameras
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A complete guide to all Rollei cameras, this book includes descriptions of models for all Heidoscop, Rolleidoscop, Rolleiflex, Rolleicord, 35mm and 6 x 6cm SLRs, subminis, and compact 35s. By identifying each model and variation, it takes the guesswork out of buying and selling.
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Author : Evans, Arthur
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
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The Great Betrayal: Fraud in Science

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Description : Fraud permeates all types of institutions today and now the world of science, the last bastion of respect and trust, is no exception. Dozens of cases have been uncovered in the past quarter-century-and the headlines continue. We can no longer shrug off fraud in science as the work of aberrant individual scientists, Horace Freeland Judson argues. Instead, we must look for its causes and its remedies in the structures and cultures of the scientific institutions themselves. Judson carefully details all types of scientific fraud and how they happen; considers the self-government of the sciences, including peer review and the refereeing of papers; and exposes the failures of academic, governmental, and legal responses. He also shows how the movement toward Internet publication of papers promises remarkable new checks on fraud and suggests how we can restore and defend the integrity of the greatest monument of human endeavor- the sciences.
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Author : Judson, Horace Freeland
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

Product : Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
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Description : The most important scientist of the twentieth century, and its most important artist, had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar circumstances. This fascinating parallel biography of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso as young men examines their greatest works-Einstein's special theory of relativity and Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, the painting that brought art into the twentieth century. Miller shows how these breakthroughs arose not only from within their respective fields but from larger currents in the intellectual culture of the times: specifically, the rise of photography for Picasso, various well-known practical problems in the design of electric dynamos and the regularization of railroad timetables for Einstein, and for both the increasingly sophisticated ideas of space, time, and invisible forces that made up the cutting-edge science of the day. Ultimately, Miller shows how Einstein and Picasso, in a deep and important sense, were both working on the same problem.
**** PRICE: USD 5.72
Author : Miller, Arthur I.
Publisher : Basic Books
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The Starker: Big Jack Zelig, the Becker-Rosenthal Case, and the Advent of the Jewish Gangster

Product : The Starker: Big Jack Zelig, the Becker-Rosenthal Case, and the Advent of the Jewish Gangster
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Description : Selig Harry Lefkowitz, alias Big Jack Zelig, was New York's first great gangster boss. Like many of his pre-Volstead contemporaries, his historic impact has been overshadowed by Al Capone and Murder Inc. He is listed in today's crime anthologies primarily because four members of the gang, along with corrupt cop Charles Becker, died in the electric chair for the July 1912 murder of gambler Herman Rosenthal. In New York City from 1908 to 1912, however, Zelig inspired admiration and fear, and he was synonymous with the word 'gangster.' New York editor Herbert Bayard Swope recalled that "The Starker (Yiddish for 'Big Boss') threw terror into the heart of the New York underworld like no one has before or since." Based on dozens of interviews and years of painstaking research, "The Starker" introduces readers to a story from New York's criminal past that is dazzling in its audacity and criminal in the success of the people responsible for the murders in covering up their own crimes.
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Author : Keefe, Rose
Publisher : Cumberland House Publishing
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Franklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and Hardyston

Product : Franklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and Hardyston
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Description : Franklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and Hardyston chronicles the settlement and life of the Wallkill Valley area of northern New Jersey. In rare photographs, the book reveals the history of the people and places in the communities of Franklin, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, and Hardyston. Beginning entirely as Hardyston Township, the area developed into four communities, each with distinctive qualities. Franklin is the "Fluorescent Mineral Capital of the World," as declared by the U.S. Congress, and with its zinc mines, is known as the "Model Mining Town of America." Hamburg from early times was a crossroads and business district. Ogdensburg possessed several mines and Thomas Edison interests. Hardyston, with its lakes for summer visitors and still-thriving farmland, retains the beauty of its natural surroundings.
**** PRICE: USD 20.33
Author : Truran, William
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Pusheen Cat stationary set A5 Note book BNWT pen pencil case
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Buch: Die Medaille Winterschlacht im Osten 1941/42 von Sascha Weber (2017)
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ANTIQUE BRITISH PASSPORT for EUROPEAN TRAVEL 1855 - LEATHER WALLET / POCKET BOOK
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Vintage Faux cuero de la cubierta del cuaderno Diario cadena en blanco náutico
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Vintage Faux cuero de la cubierta del cuaderno Diario cadena en blanco náutico
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Vintage Faux cuero de la cubierta del cuaderno Diario cadena en blanco náutico
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Blacksmithing & Forging Vintage Books Collection 33 PDF E-Books on 1 DVD Anvil
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MINISTRIES OF THE REICH by Mariscal Rommel
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