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  • The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

    A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf Bookclub Selection - May/June 2018 "the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."—NPR Books The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World...

    • ASIN: B01N7KMS7X

  • The Dictator's Seduction: Politics and the Popular Imagination in the Era of Trujillo (American Encounters/Global Interactions)

    The dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo, who ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961, was one of the longest and bloodiest in Latin American history. The Dictator’s Seduction is a cultural history of the Trujillo regime as it was experienced in the capital city of Santo Domingo. Focusing on everyday forms of state domination, Lauren Derby describes how the regime infiltrated civil society by fashioning a “vernacular politics” based on popular idioms of masculinity and fantasies of race and class mobility. Derby ...

    • ASIN: 0822344823
    • Brand: Brand: Duke University Press Books

  • The Culture-Wise Family: Upholding Christian Values in a Mass Media World

    Sex. Graphic killings. Profanity. Adultery. Flip on the television, head for the movie theater, or open a newspaper and you can’t get away from it. How do you raise a family in a world supersaturated with media extolling toxic values that are not your own? Media critic Dr. Ted Baehr and legendary entertainer Pat Boone draw from their own extensive experiences and interviews with experts to help readers understand the power of the media and its influence on families. They also examine the ongoing threats to family values by those in the media ...

    • ASIN: 0830743057

  • Sync: How Order Emerges from Chaos In the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life

    At the heart of the universe is a steady, insistent beat, the sound of cycles in sync. Along the tidal rivers of Malaysia, thousands of fireflies congregate and flash in unison; the moon spins in perfect resonance with its orbit around the earth; our hearts depend on the synchronous firing of ten thousand pacemaker cells. While the forces that synchronize the flashing of fireflies may seem to have nothing to do with our heart cells, there is in fact a deep connection.Synchrony is a science in its infancy, and Strogatz is a pioneer in this new f...

    • ASIN: B0072M0X2Y

  • Easy To Read: Texas State Map (Rand McNally Easy to Read!)

    Rand McNally's Easy To Read State Folded Map is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around Texas, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years. Regularly updated, full-color map...

    • ASIN: 0528882074
    • UPC: 070609882079

  • The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far

    From award-winning physicist, public intellectual, and the bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing Lawrence Krauss, comes “a masterful blend of history, modern physics, and cosmic perspective that empowers the reader to not only embrace our understanding of the universe, but also revel in what remains to be discovered” (Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Museum of Natural History).In this grand poetic vision of the universe, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world that underlies reality—and our place...


  • This Victorian Life: Modern Adventures in Nineteenth-Century Culture, Cooking, Fashion, and Technology

    A unique memoir about a modern couple living the lifestyle of another era—and what it teaches them about history and human nature.   We all know that the best way to study a foreign language is to go to a country where it’s spoken, but can the same immersion method be applied to history? How do interactions with antique objects influence perceptions of the modern world?   From Victorian beauty regimens to nineteenth-century bicycles, custard recipes to taxidermy experiments, oil lamps to an ice box, Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman decided to e...

    • ASIN: B0175P7PQ4

  • Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism--From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond

    From the author of Why Americans Hate Politics, the New York Times bestselling and “notably fair-minded” (The New York Times Book Review), story of the GOP’s fracturing—from the 1964 Goldwater takeover to the Trump spectacle.Why the Right Went Wrong offers an “up to the moment” (The Christian Science Monitor) historical view of the right since the 1960s. Its core contention is that American conservatism and the Republican Party took a wrong turn when they adopted Barry Goldwater’s worldview during and after the 1964 campaign. The ...

    • ASIN: B010MHACD0

  • Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

    A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every Donald Trump. In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, Kurt Andersen demonstrates that what's happening in our country today - this strange, post-factual, "fake news" moment we're all living through - is not something entirely new, but rather the ultimate expression of our national character and path. America was founded by ...

    • ASIN: B07576XJMV

  • One Homeland or Two?: The Nationalization and Transnationalization of Mongolia's Kazakhs

    How do ethnicity and notions of a traditional homeland interact in shaping a community's values and images? As Alexander C. Diener shows in One Homeland or Two?, the answer, even in a diaspora, is far from a simple harking back to the "old country." Diener's research focuses on the complex case of the Kazakhs of Mongolia. Pushed out of the Soviet Union, then courted by the leaders of a new post-Soviet nation―the first-ever country named after them―and facing a newly urbanized, somewhat Russianized, and culturally Sovietized homeland, Mongol...

    • ASIN: 0804761914

  • The Grouchy Ladybug

    From Eric Carle, New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and From Head to Toe, comes the classic story of one very grouchy ladybug. Eric Carle's bright artwork and signature style will charm both ardent fans and new readers alike. This board book features sturdy pages and is the perfect size for little hands.As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.For generations, The Grouchy Ladybug ...

    • ASIN: 069401320X
    • Color: White
    • Brand: HarperCollins

  • Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)

    The Newbery Honor Book and New York Times Bestseller that is historical fiction with a hint of mystery about living at Alcatraz not as a prisoner, but as a kid meeting some of the most famous criminals in our history. Al Capone Does My Shirts has become an instant classic for all kids to read! Today I moved to Alcatraz, a twelve-acre rock covered with cement, topped with bird turd and surrounded by water. I'm not the only kid who lives here. There are twenty-three other kids who live on the island because their dads work as guards or cooks or d...

    • ASIN: 0142403709
    • Brand: Puffin

  • The Infernal Devices, the Complete Collection: Clockwork Angel; Clockwork Prince; Clockwork Princess

    All three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy, are now available together in a collectible paperback boxed set. The books have gorgeous new covers, maps, forewords, and bonus content.Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this handsomely packaged boxed set that includes Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, and Clockwork Princess. The villainous Mortmain and his terrifying clockwork army are on the move to destroy the Shadowhunters. Can Tessa, Jem, and Will stop his in...

    • ASIN: 1481456601
    • Brand: Margaret K. McElderry Books

  • Revelation of John: Chapters 6 through 22 (New Daily Study Bible)

    Here the reader meets many of the picturesque images that are identified with Revelation--the four horses and their riders, the antichrist, the woman clothed with the sun, the beast with his number, Armageddon. William Barclay helps the reader understand and interpret these and many other images drawn from Revelation that have so seized hold of the world's imagination.For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release ...

    • ASIN: 0664226809
    • Brand: Westminster/John Knox

  • How to Appear Normal at Social Events: And Other Essential Wisdom

    Behold the wisdom of Lord Birthday: a tiny mustachioed king who is as insightful as he is ridiculous. His bite-sized illustrations capture the inherent comedy of being human, and his guidance appeals to anyone who is striving against the odds, believing in both the absurdity and necessity of hope. How to Appear Normal at Social Events is an oddly cheering book of illustrated lists. Largely based on Lord Birthday's popular Instagram account, the book offers excessively absurd, occasionally wise advice on topics ranging from finding your life'...

    • ASIN: 1449487963
    • Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing
    • UPC: 050837414815

  • The Russian Jew in the United States : Studies of Social Conditions in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, with a Description of Rural Settlements

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 711152202

  • The Psychedelic Sixties: a Social History of the United States, 1960-69 - eBook

    The Psychedelic Sixties were turbulent times filled with periods of ecstasy and despair. Who could have predicted that President Kennedy's Camelot would end with his televised assassination? Or that Harvard psychologist Timothy Leary's "Concord Prison

    • UPC: 993553251

  • Structures and challenges of Social Security and Welfare in Europe and the United States - a comparative essay - eBook

    Seminar paper from the year 2002 in the subject Politics - Political Systems - General and Comparisons, grade: 2,0 (B), Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (Nijmegen School of Management), course: The American Political System, 12 entries in

    • UPC: 987659933

  • Social stratification in Japan and the United States - eBook

    Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 2,3, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, course: Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract:

    • UPC: 119774400

  • Social Stratification in the United States : The American Profile Poster

    Generations of educators, organizers, and activists have relied on this brilliantly designed book-and-poster set, originally published in 1979, to illustrate the magnitude of America's economic divide. Today, income inequality is at an all-time high, and

    • UPC: 39964628

  • Migration, Transnational Space, and Social Remittances between Mexican Rural Communities and the United States - eBook

    Essay from the year 2012 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Region: Middle- and South America, grade: 1,3, University of Toronto, language: English, abstract: In 2006, more than 30% of all immigrants residing

    • UPC: 119481951

  • The United States Social Networking Market - eBook

    Scientific Essay from the year 2009 in the subject Business economics - Company formation, Business Plans, grade: 1,0, University of St Andrews (School of Management), language: English, abstract: Only those networks, which are most innovative,

    • UPC: 466367080

  • Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862 - eBook

    The interests of most naval historians and of American historians who focus on war and diplomacy are on such topics as strategy, leadership, naval ships and battles. In contrast, this book explores the effort to

    • UPC: 140502615

  • Social Conservatives and Party Politics in Canada and the United States - eBook

    The strength of the Tea Party and Religious Right in the United States, alongside the Harper Conservatives’ stance on same-sex marriage and religious freedom in Canada, has many asking whether social conservatism has come to define the

    • UPC: 741627589

  • The Origins of the United Arab Emirates : A Political and Social History of the Trucial States

    The creation of the United Arab Emirates in 1971 ended a century and a half of the existence of the Trucial States in special treaty relations with Britain. This book, first published in 1978, describes

    • UPC: 918340567

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