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A DVD History of the U.S. Constitution

It is America's most revered document. A product of man's search for unconditional fairness, liberty and freedom. It contains prerogatives so...

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A failure of initiative : final report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina (EBOOK)

by U.S. House of Representatives (Author), Jeffrey Jones (Editor) The Select Committee identifies failures at all levels of government that...

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

by Patricia Fara Patricia Fara unearths the forgotten suffragists of World War I who bravely changed women's roles in the war and paved the...

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A Momentary Glory: Last Poems (Wesleyan Poetry Series) (EBOOK)

by Harvey Shapiro The distinguished poet Harvey Shapiro passed away on January 7, 2013. The poems in this book, many of them previously...

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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

by Jeanne Theoharis Praised by The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Bitch Magazine; Slate; Publishers Weekly; and more, this is “a...

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Almost Christmas (DVD)

Walter Meyers (Danny Glover) is a retired automotive engineer who lost his wife Grace (Rachel Kylian) one year earlier. Now that the holiday season...

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Amazing Halloween Maze Book

by Scott Sullivan (Author), Scott Sullivan (Illustrator) This amazingly intricate maze book will delight puzzle fans of all ages as they make...

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American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump

by Tim Alberta Politico Magazine's chief political correspondent provides a rollicking insider's look at the making of the modern...

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Antidemocracy in America : Truth, Power, and the Republic at Risk (EBOOK)

Edited by Eric Klinenberg, Caitlin Zaloom and Sharon Marcus On Election Day in 2016, it seemed unthinkable to many Americans that Donald Trump...

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Antiracism: An Introduction

by Alex Zamalin An introduction to antiracism, a powerful tradition crucial for energizing American democracy On August 12, 2017, in...

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Ballot Blocked: The Political Erosion of the Voting Rights Act (EBOOK)

by Jesse H. Rhodes Voting rights are a perennial topic in American politics. Recent elections and the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby...

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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...

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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 . . ....

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Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires

by Shomari Wills The astonishing untold history of America’s first black millionaires—former slaves who endured incredible challenges...

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Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism

by Christopher Cameron Black Freethinkers argues that, contrary to historical and popular depictions of African Americans as naturally religious,...

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Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism

by Alex Zamalin, University of Detroit Mercy, faculty Within the history of African American struggle against racist oppression that often verges...

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Blackkklansman DVD Spike Lee film director

Spike Lee won Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American biographical crime comedy-drama film directed by...

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Born on the Fourth of July (DVD)

Born on the Fourth of July is the biography of Ron Kovic, a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War. After accidently killing one of his men, and then...

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Bourbon and Bullets: True Stories of Whiskey, War, and Military Service (EBOOK)

by John C. Tramazzo American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines carried whiskey at Yorktown, Gettysburg, Manila, and Da Nang. It bolstered...

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Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State

By Samuel Stein “This superbly succinct and incisive book couldn’t be more timely or urgent.” —Michael Sorkin, author...

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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...

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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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Constitutional amendments : encyclopedia of the people, procedures, politics, primary documents relating to the 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution (EBOOK)

This thought-provoking and interesting text provides a complete examination of each of the United States' 27 Constitutional Amendments. From...

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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...

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Coronavirus Politics The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19 (EBOOK)

by Scott L Greer (Author), Elizabeth King (Author), Elize Massard da Fonseca (Author), Andre Peralta-Santos (Author) COVID-19 is the most...

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COVID-19 and World Order: The Future of Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation (EBOOK)

by Hal Brands (Editor), Francis J Gavin The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people and infected millions while also...

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Crazy Rich Asians DVD

"Crazy Rich Asians" follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Golding), to his...

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Denmark Vesey's garden : slavery and memory in the cradle of the Confederacy

by Ethan J. Kytle Named one of the “Best Civil War Books of 2018” by the Civil War Monitor A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018...

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Drinking in Victorian and Edwardian Britain: Beyond the Spectre of the Drunkard (EBOOK)

by Thora Hands This open access book surveys drinking in Britain between the Licensing Act of 1869 and the wartime regulations imposed on alcohol...

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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,...

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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...

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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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Enemy of the People : Trump's War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy (EBOOK)

Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an "enemy of the American people." Attacks...

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Environmental ethics and uncertainty: wrestling with wicked problems

by Whitney Bauman This book offers a multidisciplinary environmental approach to ethics in response to the contemporary challenge of climate...

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Ethical conflicts in psychology

by Eric Y. Drogin PhD JD First published in 1995, Ethical Conflicts in Psychology has long been a definitive resource for students,...

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Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics (EBOOK)

by Benjamin Hurlbut Human embryo research touches upon strongly felt moral convictions, and it raises such deep questions about the promise...

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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...

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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,...

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Fear: Trump in the White House

by Bob Woodward THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT With authoritative reporting honed through nine...

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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...

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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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From Media Hype to Twitter Storm: News Explosions and Their Impact on Issues, Crises and Public Opinion (EBOOK)

by Peter Vasterman (Editor) The word media hype is often used as rhetorical argument to dismiss waves of media attention as overblown,...

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Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business

Lawrence R. Samuel Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business is the first and only book to link a decision-making and...

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Global Gay: How Gay Culture Is Changing the World

by Frédéric Martel A panoramic view of gay rights, gay life, and the gay experience around the world. In Global Gay,...

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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....

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Great Walls and Linear Barriers (EBOOK)

by Peter Spring Everyone has heard of the Great Wall of China and knows of Hadrian's Wall and the other barriers lining stretches of...

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Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance (EBOOK)

by Tareq Baconi Hamas rules Gaza and the lives of the two million Palestinians who live there. Demonized in media and policy debates, various...

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Heathen Earth: Trumpism and Political Ecology (EBOOK)

by Kyle McGee Heathen Earth: Trumpism and Political Ecology looks beyond the rising fortunes of authoritarian nationalism in a fossil-fueled late...

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Impeachment: An American History

by Jon Meacham Four experts on the American presidency examine the three times impeachment has been invoked—against Andrew Johnson, Richard...

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Info We Trust: How to Inspire the World with Data

by RJ Andrews How do we create new ways of looking at the world? Join award-winning data storyteller RJ Andrews as he pushes beyond the usual...

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Iran Rising: The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic

by Amin Saikal When Iranians overthrew their monarchy, rejecting a pro-Western shah in favor of an Islamic regime, many observers predicted that...

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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...

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ITS Sensors and Architectures for Traffic Management and Connected Vehicles (EBOOK)

by Lawrence A. Klein An intelligent transportation system (ITS) offers considerable opportunities for increasing the safety, efficiency, and...

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Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist

by Nancy Goldstein At a time of few opportunities for women in general and even fewer for African American women, Jackie Ormes (1911–85)...

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Juneteenth (EBOOK)

LynnPeppas Every year on June 19th, people of all backgrounds celebrate the day that African Americans were freed from slavery in the United...

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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...

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Leadership: Theory and Practice

by Peter G. Northouse In this fully updated Eight Edition of Leadership: Theory and Practice, a new chapter on Followership examines the...

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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...

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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...

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Marketing the moon : the selling of the Apollo lunar program

by David Meerman Scott In July 1969, ninety-four percent of American televisions were tuned to coverage of Apollo 11's mission to the...

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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...

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Molecules, Microbes, and Meals: The Surprising Science of Food (EBOOK)

by Alan Kelly The goal of Molecules, Microbes, and Meals is to provide an overview of the science of food, exploring all aspects of how food...

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Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution

by Anurag Agrawal Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration...

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Native American Environmentalism: Land, Spirit, and the Idea of Wilderness

by Joy Porter In Native American Environmentalism the history of indigenous peoples in North America is brought into dialogue with key...

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Notre-Dame de Paris, (Wonders of man)

by Richard Winston (Author) Silent witness to eight centuries of war and revolution, empire-building and pageantry, the cathedral of...

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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,...

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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...

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Pandemics, pills, and politics : governing global health security (EBOOK)

by Stefan Elbe A pill can strengthen national security? The suggestion may seem odd, but many states around the world believe precisely that....

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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,...

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Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact

by Annette Arlander (Editor), Bruce Barton (Editor), Melanie Dreyer-Lude (Editor), Ben Spatz (Editor) Performance as Research (PAR) is...

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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'...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy of Dissent: Feminist Rhetoric and the Law (EBOOK)

A rhetorical analysis of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s feminist jurisprudence Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifelong effort to reshape the...

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Saving Private Ryan (DVD)

June 6th 1944, D-DAY Its been 75 years... Seen through the eyes of a squad of American soldiers, the story begins with World War II's...

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Sex, Love, and Migration: Postsocialism, Modernity, and Intimacy from Istanbul to the Arctic (EBOOK)

by Alexia Bloch Sex, Love, and Migration goes beyond a common narrative of women’s exploitation as a feature of migration in the early...

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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...

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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...

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Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

by Lee Daniel Kravetz Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz’s Strange Contagion is a...

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The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power (EBOOK)

by Joseph Turow A revealing and surprising look at the ways that aggressive consumer advertising and tracking, already pervasive online, are...

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The class of '74 : Congress after Watergate and the roots of partisanship (EBOOK)

by John A. Lawrence In November 1974, following the historic Watergate scandal, Americans went to the polls determined to cleanse American...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Ethics of Superintelligent Design: A Christian View of the Theological and Moral Implications of Artificial Superintelligence (EBOOK)

by Paul Golata Artificial intelligence (AI) permeates Google searches, the personal assistants in our smartphones, and is all over our newsfeeds....

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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...

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The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

Laurence M. Ball The bankruptcy of the investment bank Lehman Brothers was the pivotal event of the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession...

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The Future of Election Administration: Cases and Conversations (EBOOK)

by Mitchell Brown (Editor), Kathleen Hale (Editor), Bridgett A. King (Editor) As the American election administration landscape changes as a...

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The girls in the picture

by Melanie Benjamin From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife, a...

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The hate u give (DVD)

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep...

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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....

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The Killing Compartments: The Mentality of Mass Murder (EBOOK)

by Abram de Swaan An incisive exploration of why acts of mass annihilation take place and how people become mass killers By historical...

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The Last Battle: Victory, Defeat, and the End of World War I

by Peter Hart Author of The Great War, as well as celebrated accounts of the battles of the Somme, Passchendaele, Jutland, and Gallipoli,...

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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...

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The Man Who Invented Christmas (DVD)

In 1843 London, author Charles Dickens finds himself in financial trouble after writing three unsuccessful novels in a row. Desperate for a hit,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Practical Handbook of Library Architecture: Creating Building Spaces That Work

by Fred Schlipf;John A. Moorman Distilling hard fought wisdom gleaned from hundreds of successful library construction projects they've...

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The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History (EBOOK)

by David Gleicher This work seeks to understand why a disproportionately large number of third class passengers, particularly women and children,...

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The Role of The Supreme Court in American Politics: The Least Dangerous Branch? (EBOOK)

by Richard Pacelle When the Supreme Court's effectively decided the presidential election of 2000, it decision illustrated a classic question...

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The Science of Citizen Science (EBOOK)

Katrin Vohland editor.; Anne Land-zandstra editor.; Luigi Ceccaroni editor.; Rob Lemmens editor.; Josep Perelló editor.; Marisa Ponti editor.;...

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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...

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The Second Sex

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

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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...

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The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison (EBOOK)

by Scott W. Stern The nearly forgotten story of the American Plan, a government program to regulate women’s bodies and...

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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...

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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

by David Frum Frum argues that "Trump and his administration are damaging the tenets and accepted practices of American democracy, perhaps...

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Under the March Sun: The Story of Spring Training (EBOOK)

by Charles Fountain There is nothing in all of American sport quite like baseball's spring training. This annual six-week ritual, whose...

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Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

by Martha S. Jones The epic history of African American women's pursuit of political power -- and how it transformed America. In the...

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Virtual Reality (EBOOK)

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

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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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We the People: The Constitution of the United States of America

by Peter Spier This work consists largely of color pictures illustrating the preamble to the Constitution. It also includes the text with...

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When humans nearly vanished : the catastrophic explosion of the Toba volcano

by Donald R. Prothero The fascinating true story of the explosion of the Mount Toba supervolcano--the Earth's largest eruption in the past...

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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...

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