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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

by Thomas Weber An award-winning historian charts Hitler's radical transformation after World War I from a directionless loner into a powerful...

More on Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi Updated 3/12/18 by P. Higo
Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero (EBOOK)

by Aldo J. Regalado “Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound . . ....

More on Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero (EBOOK) Updated 8/16/17 by R. Davidson
Christmas in America: A History (EBOOK)

by Penne L. Restad The manger or Macy's? Americans might well wonder which is the real shrine of Christmas, as they take part each year in a...

More on Christmas in America: A History (EBOOK) Updated 12/5/17 by P. Higo
Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream (EBOOK)

by Diane P. Koenker The Bolsheviks took power in Russia 1917 armed with an ideology centered on the power of the worker. From the beginning,...

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Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law: Europe and Asia (EBOOK)

by Yumiko Nakanishi This book analyzes issues in human rights law from a variety of perspectives by eminent European and Asian professors of...

More on Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law: Europe and Asia (EBOOK) Updated 7/3/18 by P. Higo
E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial (DVD)

Time for a classic summer movie? Relive the adventure and magic in one of the most beloved motion pictures of all-time,E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,...

More on E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial (DVD) Updated 8/16/17 by R. Davidson
Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories (EBOOK)

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh This volume features new work on cinema in early twentieth-century Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Republican China. Looking beyond...

More on Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories (EBOOK) Updated 8/6/18 by P. Higo
Earthquakes: The Sound of Multi-modal Waves (EBOOK)

by W R Matson This book is an introduction to wave dynamics as they apply to earthquakes, among the scariest, most unpredictable, and deadliest...

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Extreme-temperature and harsh-environment electronics : physics, technology and applications (EBOOK)

by Vinod Kumar Khanna Electronic devices and circuits are employed by a range of industries in testing conditions from extremes of high or low...

More on Extreme-temperature and harsh-environment electronics : physics, technology and applications (EBOOK) Updated 2/26/18 by P. Higo
Faster, Smarter, Greener: The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility

by Venkat Sumantran A call to redefine mobility so that it is connected, heterogeneous, intelligent, and personalized, as well as sustainable,...

More on Faster, Smarter, Greener: The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility Updated 7/30/18 by P. Higo
Freeing Speech The Constitutional War over National Security (EBOOK)

by John Denvir The United States is in the midst of a heated conversation over how the Constitution impacts national security. In a traditional...

More on Freeing Speech The Constitutional War over National Security (EBOOK) Updated 8/31/17 by P. Higo
Friends, Foes, and Future Directions: U.S. Partnerships in a Turbulent World (Strategic Rethink) EBOOK

by Hans Binnendijk Report evaluates strategies for dealing with U.S. partners and adversaries in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East in a time of...

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Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump

by Joseph E. Stiglitz In this crucial expansion and update of his landmark bestseller, renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E....

More on Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump Updated 6/11/18 by P. Higo
Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War (EBOOK)

by Jorge Rodríguez Beruff (Editor), José L. Bolívar Fresneda (Editor)     Despite Puerto Rico being the...

More on Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War (EBOOK) Updated 10/3/17 by P. Higo
La La Land (DVD)

Take a break from the real world! Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a...

More on La La Land (DVD) Updated 8/16/17 by R. Davidson
Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

by Catherine A. Stewart From 1936 to 1939, the New Deal's Federal Writers' Project collected life stories from more than 2,300 former...

More on Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project Updated 2/15/18 by P. Higo
Loving (DVD)

Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was...

More on Loving (DVD) Updated 2/5/18 by P. Higo
Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities (Crime, Media, and Popular Culture)

  by Jaclyn Schildkraut Ph.D.   This book provides readers and researchers with a critical examination of mass shootings as...

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Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration

by Teresa M. Bejan Today, politicians and intellectuals warn that we face a crisis of civility and a veritable war of words polluting our...

More on Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration Updated 6/14/18 by P. Higo
One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us (EBOOK)

by Peter H. Schuck A unique primer on how to think intelligently about the thorniest public issues confronting us today Let's be honest,...

More on One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us (EBOOK) Updated 1/11/18 by P. Higo
Pachinko

by Min Jin Lee In this gorgeous, page-turning saga, four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in...

More on Pachinko Updated 5/10/18 by P. Higo
Pedagogies in the flesh : case studies on the embodiment of sociocultural differences in education (EBOOK)

by Sarah Travis (Editor), Amelia M. Kraehe (Editor), Emily J. Hood (Editor), Tyson E. Lewis (Editor) This book presents a collection of vivid,...

More on Pedagogies in the flesh : case studies on the embodiment of sociocultural differences in education (EBOOK) Updated 10/19/17 by P. Higo
Presidents and Mass Incarceration: Choices at the Top, Repercussions at the Bottom (EBOOK)

by Linda K. Mancillas Taking a new and innovative approach to the subject, this book looks at how U.S. presidents and their administrations'...

More on Presidents and Mass Incarceration: Choices at the Top, Repercussions at the Bottom (EBOOK) Updated 6/21/18 by P. Higo
Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia (EBOOK)

by Chris Miller When Vladimir Putin first took power in 1999, he was a little-known figure ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and...

More on Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia (EBOOK) Updated 7/16/18 by P. Higo
Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

by Tara Abraham Warren S. McCulloch (1898--1969) adopted many identities in his scientific life -- among them philosopher, poet, neurologist,...

More on Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science Updated 1/9/18 by P. Higo
Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism (EBOOK)

by James Zeigler During the early years of the Cold War, racial segregation in the American South became an embarrassing liability to the...

More on Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism (EBOOK) Updated 10/9/17 by P. Higo
Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism (EBOOK)

by Shauna Pomerantz Are girls taking over the world? It would appear so, based on magazine covers, news headlines, and popular books touting...

More on Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism (EBOOK) Updated 4/9/18 by P. Higo
Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States (EBOOK)

by Loch K. Johnson All democracies have had to contend with the challenge of tolerating hidden spy services within otherwise relatively...

More on Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States (EBOOK) Updated 5/24/18 by P. Higo
The Common Good

by Robert B. Reich From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must...

More on The Common Good Updated 8/13/18 by P. Higo
The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters (EBOOK)

by Thomas M. Nichols People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by increasing access to every...

More on The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters (EBOOK) Updated 6/5/18 by P. Higo
The Eclipse of Humanity: Heschel’s Critique of Heidegger (Studia Judaica) EBOOK

by Lawrence Perlman   It has been widely assumed that Heschel's writings are poetic inspirations devoid of philosophical analysis...

More on The Eclipse of Humanity: Heschel’s Critique of Heidegger (Studia Judaica) EBOOK Updated 8/29/17 by P. Higo
The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World -- and Us

by Richard O. Prum A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences—what Darwin termed "the taste...

More on The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World -- and Us Updated 1/23/18 by R. Davidson
The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

by Leslie Sklair In the last quarter century, a new form of iconic architecture has appeared throughout the world's major cities....

More on The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization Updated 11/3/17 by P. Higo
The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea (EBOOK)

by Christopher J. Lebron Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter...

More on The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea (EBOOK) Updated 1/30/18 by P. Higo
The Manhattan Project: A Very Brief Introduction to the Physics of Nuclear Weapons (EBOOK)

by B. Cameron Reed The development of nuclear weapons by the Manhattan Project during World War II was one of the most dramatic...

More on The Manhattan Project: A Very Brief Introduction to the Physics of Nuclear Weapons (EBOOK) Updated 8/16/17 by P. Higo
The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

In this gripping narrative of Putin’s rise to power, Steven Lee Myers recounts Putin’s origins–from his childhood of abject...

More on The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin Updated 1/24/17 by R. Davidson
The Politics and Philosophy of Chinese Power: The Timeless and the Timely

by R. James Ferguson (Author),‎ Rosita Dellios (Author) This book provides a timely analysis of the politics, philosophy, and history of...

More on The Politics and Philosophy of Chinese Power: The Timeless and the Timely Updated 11/15/17 by P. Higo
The Politics of Drug Violence: Criminals, Cops and Politicians in Colombia and Mexico

 by Angélica Durán-Martínez Over the last few decades, drug trafficking organizations in Latin America became infamous...

More on The Politics of Drug Violence: Criminals, Cops and Politicians in Colombia and Mexico Updated 5/21/18 by P. Higo
The Science of Football with Max Axiom, Super Scientist

by Nikole Brooks Bethea   Snap! The quarterback throws it deep into the endzone. With the leap of a receiver, the team earns six...

More on The Science of Football with Max Axiom, Super Scientist Updated 9/25/17 by P. Higo
The Second Sex

     by Simone de Beauvoir Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s...

More on The Second Sex Updated 1/29/18 by P. Higo
The Smile Stealers: The Fine and Foul Art of Dentistry

 by Richard Barnett   An incisive and startling international review of the evolution of dentistry from the Bronze Age to the...

More on The Smile Stealers: The Fine and Foul Art of Dentistry Updated 8/31/17 by P. Higo
This Ability: An International Legal Analysis of Disability Discrimination (EBOOK)

by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter Disability Law is an increasingly important area in combating disability discrimination. The book "This...

More on This Ability: An International Legal Analysis of Disability Discrimination (EBOOK) Updated 7/23/18 by P. Higo
Virtual Reality (EBOOK)

 by Nada Bates-Brkljac Virtual Reality (VR) was created to fulfill human curiosity about exploring beyond the reality. Humans establish the...

More on Virtual Reality (EBOOK) Updated 10/30/17 by P. Higo
Watergate: The Presidential Scandal That Shook America With a New Afterword by Max Holland

by Keith W. Olson A new afterword by Max Holland details developments since the original 2003 publication, including the revelation of Mark Felt...

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Why siblings matter : the role of brother and sister relationships in development and well-being

by Naomi White Many people grow up with at least one sibling. These siblings are often ‘fellow travellers’ through adversity or...

More on Why siblings matter : the role of brother and sister relationships in development and well-being Updated 3/6/18 by P. Higo

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