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The Dark Side of Man: Tracing the Origins of Male Violence

The Dark Side of Man: Tracing the Origins of Male Violence

  • by Michael Ghiglieri, Joshua Bilmes
  • ISBN: 0738203157
  • ISBN-13: 9780738203157
A riveting look at the scientific roots of male violence.

Winning the Games Scientists Play: Strategies for Enhancing Your Career in Science

Winning the Games Scientists Play: Strategies for Enhancing Your Career in Science

  • by Carl Sindermann
  • ISBN: 0738204250
  • ISBN-13: 9780738204253
A guide to all the different roles scientists must play-from "concertmaster" to "producer"--to succeed in the high-stakes world of professional science.

Blood Diamonds, Revised Edition: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones

Blood Diamonds, Revised Edition: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones

  • by Greg Campbell
  • ISBN: 0465029914
  • ISBN-13: 9780465029914
A revised edition of the definitive portrait of the global network of blood diamonds. It Òwill forever change the way you think about a jewel sparkling on the ring of a young bride.Ó (-Boulder Daily Camera)

Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought

Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought

  • by Pascal Boyer
  • ISBN: 0465006965
  • ISBN-13: 9780465006960
Draws on research from anthropology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary biology to explain the origins of religion and human religious thought, offering a scientific explanation who what religious feeling is really about and ...

Preparing for Power: America's Elite Boarding Schools

Preparing for Power: America's Elite Boarding Schools

  • by Peter W. Cookson Jr, Caroline Hodges Persell
  • ISBN: 0465062695
  • ISBN-13: 9780465062690
A behind-the-scenes look at prep school life offers an incisive analysis of the complex ways in which these elite schools prepare students for success and power

The Language Imperative: The Power of Language to Enrich Your Life and Expand Your Mind

The Language Imperative: The Power of Language to Enrich Your Life and Expand Your Mind

  • by Suzette Haden Elgin
  • ISBN: 0738204285
  • ISBN-13: 9780738204284
Can learning languages actually change the way you think? In The Language Imperative, best-selling author and linguistic scholar Suzette Haden Elgin examines the power of language to shape our lives.

The Flight of the Romanovs a Family Saga: A Family Saga

The Flight of the Romanovs a Family Saga: A Family Saga

  • by John Curtis Perry, Constantine V. Pleshakov
  • ISBN: 0465024637
  • ISBN-13: 9780465024636
The most comprehensive history yet of the last years of Russia's imperial family

Lost City: Forgotten Virtues of Community in America

Lost City: Forgotten Virtues of Community in America

  • by Alan Ehrenhalt
  • ISBN: 0465041930
  • ISBN-13: 9780465041930
The 1950s are regarded as the golden age of community, but 1960s rebellion and 1980s nostalgia have blurred our view of what life was really like back then.In The Lost City, Alan Ehrenhalt cuts through the fog, immersing us in the sights, ...

The American Encounter: The United States and the Making of the Modern World

The American Encounter: The United States and the Making of the Modern World

  • by James F., Jr. Hoge, Fareed Zakaria
  • ISBN: 0465001718
  • ISBN-13: 9780465001712
In The American Encounter, readers will find these landmark essays and many more in a unique intellectual history of this century and of the extraordinary role that America has played in it.There is no other book like this, because there is ...

Lives on the Line: American Families and the Struggle to Make Ends Meet

Lives on the Line: American Families and the Struggle to Make Ends Meet

  • by Martha Shirk, Neil G. Bennett, J. Lawrence Aber
  • ISBN: 0813338204
  • ISBN-13: 9780813338200

 

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