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'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

About the Author Arthur Goldwag, a freelance writer and editor for more than twenty years, has worked at Book-ofthe-Month Club, where he created Traditions, a club devoted to Jewish interests, as [...]

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El contrato social

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You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

Review 'You''d think from the title that it might be curmudgeonly; in fact, 'You Are Not So Smart' is quite big-hearted.''You Are Not So Smart is the go-to blog for understanding why we all do si [...]

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Foucault Against Himself

Review 'Michel Foucault is one of the great exemplars of an intellectual never content to rest with the resolutions at which he arrives from one moment to the next. He charts a discernable path f [...]

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Autobiography of a Yogi (Self-Realization Fellowship)

Review This book is a must-read for the budding yogi, the spiritual veteran looking for a deeper understanding, and everyone in between... --Yogi TimesOne book in particular stayed with Steve Job [...]

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Reading Nietzsche Rhetorically

Review 'This book will have a major impact in both rhetoric and Nietzsche studies. Thomas does not settle for standard or accepted ways of approaching Nietzsche. He understands, respects, and car [...]

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The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics)

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more [...]

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The Point of View : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 22

Review 'These new translations are excellent.'--Choice 'The definitive edition of the Writings. The first volume . . . indicates the scholarly value of the entire series: an introduction setting [...]

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Hannah Arendt

Amazon.com Review Julia Kristeva's Hannah Arendt brings together two of the best minds in 20th-century philosophy; two who are especially noteworthy because they are visionary women in a field lo [...]

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Lubitsch Can't Wait: A Collection of Ten Philosophical Discussions on Ernst Lubitsch's Film Comedy

Review An insightful and often enjoyable intellectualization of romantic love. (Fandor)Long overdue... this collection fills an important need, and it does so with verve and erudition. (CHOICE) [...]

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Cardinal Men and Scarlet Women: A Colorful Etymology of Words That Discriminate

About the Author Jan Keessen earned her PhD in English at the University of Chicago where she was the Norman Maclean Scholar. Currently she is Professor of English at Augustana College in Rock Is [...]

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Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers

Review ?Jennifer Lois?outstanding in-depth ethnography of mountain search and rescue teams yields insight not only into the specific heroic culture of rescue workers, but also more generally into [...]

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The Language and Politics of Exclusion: Others in Discourse (Communication and Human Values)

This volume brings together articles that apply critical discourse analysis to texts and speech which contribute to the marginalizaton of minority groups. Studying both the fine detail of language use and the political v [...]

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Amazon.com Review In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a [...]

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Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime

From Scientific American Dramatic, wrenching and horrific ... [the book] details the final battle for Srebenica and the murder of its men, it attempts to explain why the Bosnian Serbs committed s [...]

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Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It, and Enjoy It

Review 'I've been organizing reunions for our family for 7 years and have read all the books on reunions. This one is the best. It was well organized and contains lots of great tips. It's also th [...]

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What Does It Mean to Be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy – Revised Edition (Counterpoints)

Review ?Rarely will one find an analysis of whiteness (and the problems associated with it) that is as comprehensive as this one. From incisive and wide-ranging critiques of how white folks defle [...]

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Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death

About the Author Joshua Slocum is executive director of Funeral Consumers Alliance, a national consumer advocacy group with over 90 chapters nationwide. FCA is the primary watchdog over consumer [...]

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I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation, and Antiracist Rhetoric

Review ?'A successful addition to the scholarship on antiracist rhetoric...Condon's book will remain a testament to the struggles and possibilities that lie before those who dare to engage with a [...]

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Two Roads to Sumter

About the Author As a child living in a small town in Michigan, Bruce Catton (1899-1978) was stimulated by the reminiscences of the Civil War that he heard from local veterans. His education at O [...]

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Black FilmWhite Money

From Publishers Weekly In sober, almost fatigued prose, Rhines, a professor of political economy in the African American and African studies department at Rutgers's Newark campus, traces the role [...]

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Flight from Neveryon

From Library Journal These two volumes conclude the story begun in Neveryona and Tales of Neveryon (Classic Returns, LJ 1/94). LJ 's reviewer asserted that Flight 'may be the most successfully ex [...]

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Symbols and Their Meanings: The Illustrated Guide to More Than 1,000 Symbols -- Their Traditional and Contemporary Significance

Some of the most familiar icons we see around us every day--things we associate with luck or longevity, religion and magic--had deeper, more fascinating meanings at their inception. Since symbols predate writing as a way [...]

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Songs of Sorrow: Lucy McKim Garrison and Slave Songs of the United States (American Made Music Series)

About the Author Samuel Charters (1929?2015) is the author of the award-winning The Roots of the Blues. He is also the author of A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz and coa [...]

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Choctalking on Other Realities

About the Author LeAnne Howe is an enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation and a Professor of American Indian Studies and English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She writes fict [...]

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Major Conflict: One Gay Man's Life in the Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell Military

From Publishers Weekly A Desert Storm veteran looks back on the years he sacrificed his identity to his career. Growing up in Queens, McGowan always wanted to be a soldier, but he 'couldn't be ga [...]

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Is Marriage for White People?: How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone

Review 'A brave and convincing argument...A triumphant work that demystifies the intersection between compatibility and color.'--Kirkus Reviews, June 15, 2011'...the findings presented in this sl [...]

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Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People

From Publishers Weekly This brilliant and accessible work of biological criticism has the potential to revolutionize the way readers conceive of gender and sexuality in the natural world. Roughga [...]

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Our Time: Breaking the Silence of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

About the Author Air Force officer Josh Seefried is a cofounder and codirector of OutServe, the association for LGBT actively serving military personnel. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Acad [...]

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