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  • Bureau of Spies

    Bureau of Spies
    av Steven T. Usdin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633884762

    Brings to light the long history of spies posing as journalists in Washington.Covert intelligence gathering, propaganda, fake news stories, dirty tricks--these tools of spy craft have been used for seven decades by agents hiding in plain sight in Wa…

  • Chemical Sensitivity

    Chemical Sensitivity
    av Stephan J. Barrett

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573921954

    Discusses the causes and validity of such environmentally induced illnesses as sick building syndrome, mercury-amalgam toxicity, and Gulf War syndrome

  • The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief

    The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief
    av Tom Flynn, Richard Dawkins, Tom Flynn

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023913

    Successor to the highly acclaimed "Encyclopedia of Unbelief" (1985), edited by the late Gordon Stein, the "New Encyclopedia of Unbelief" is a comprehensive reference work on the history, beliefs, and thinking of America's fastest growing minority: t…

  • Heroic Worlds

    Heroic Worlds
    av Lawrence Schick

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756536

    This history of role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons explains their evolution and gives complete definitions and descriptions for related game products.Arriving on the scene in 1973, such games caught on rapidly and spawned a thriving ind…

  • The Healthcare Cure

    The Healthcare Cure
    av Jeff Margolis

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144876

    In this lucidly presented and forward-looking book, the author proposes a needed and workable solution to the challenge of providing affordable health care for all Americans. Margolis takes a fresh look at the healthcare system from the perspective…

  • Forever Changed

    Forever Changed

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922388

    Royalties from Forever Changed will aid those survivors and family members who have contributed to this book.Much has been written about the Oklahoma City bombing and how 168 people were killed. But news accounts often fail to put a face on the vict…

  • Political Ideals

    Political Ideals
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591022954

    Originally published in 1917, this early work by Bertrand Russell still offers much thought-provoking material on the subject of political philosophy. Russell criticizes both capitalism and socialism based on his strong conviction that everything of…

  • Science and Religion

    Science and Religion
    av Paul Kurtz, Barry Karr, Ranjit Sandhu

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591020646

    Despite marked public interest, many leading scientists remain sceptical that there is much common ground between scientific knowledge and religious belief, or that science offers support to any of the fundamental beliefs of the world's religions. I…

  • Reason, Tolerance, and Christianity

    Reason, Tolerance, and Christianity
    av Robert G. Ingersoll

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758516

    This important book contains three spirited debates - "Rome of Reason", "Controversy on Christianity", and "The Limits of Toleration" - between the great American freethinker Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899) and leading Christian churchmen and states…

  • A Street Is Not a Home

    A Street Is Not a Home
    av Robert C. Coates

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756215

    Like many politicians, reporters, social workers, and others concerned about the homeless, Robert C. Coates lived for a short time on the street. But rather than returning from his mission with yet another set of platitudes about the problem, the ex…

  • The Secret Gospels

    The Secret Gospels
    av R. Joseph Hoffmann

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920698

    This book brings together, for the first time in a consecutive narrative, the major apocryphal sources of the Jesus tradition. Composed between the 2nd and 7th centuries, these 'secret gospels' were influential in shaping Christian belief and doctri…

  • My Two Chinas

    My Two Chinas
    av Baiqiao Tang

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616144456

    Baiqiao Tang is one of China's most influential modern dissidents. Tang's name became legendary during the time of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Over the past 21 years, he has remained on the front lines of the Chinese pro-democracy movement, where…

  • Physics and Psychics

    Physics and Psychics
    av Victor J. Stenger

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879755751

    This book critically examines theories of a transcendent reality in terms of all that is currently known about matter at its most fundamental level. Victor J. Stenger gives a provocative, often amusing history of psychic research and occult beliefs,…

  • It Happens Every Day

    It Happens Every Day
    av Robin Sax

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591027584

    According to crime statistics from the Department of Justice, 67 percent of sexual assault victims in 2008 were juveniles and an astonishing 93 percent of these victims knew their attackers. This is not news to veteran prosecutor Robin Sax. When she…

  • Witch-Children

    Witch-Children
    av Hans Sebald

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879759650

    The period of persecution and execution of so-called witches stands as a venomous chapter of Western civilisation. The participation of small children and adolescents, whether as the accused or as the accusers, was pivotal. It linked the power of th…

  • Challenging US Human Rights Violations Since 9/11

    Challenging US Human Rights Violations Since 9/11
    av Ginger Ann Fagan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591022794

    Activists, lawyers, students, teachers, union members, government officials, and judges will welcome this thoroughly researched, comprehensive examination of human rights violations in the wake of 9/11. Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute Executive…

  • China Rx

    China Rx
    av Rosemary Gibson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633883819

    Millions of Americans are taking prescription drugs made in China and don't know it--and pharmaceutical companies are not eager to tell them. This is a disturbing, well-researched wake-up call for improving the current system of drug supply and manu…

  • China Rx

    China Rx
    av Rosemary Gibson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633886414

    Millions of Americans are taking prescription drugs made in China and don't know it--and pharmaceutical companies are not eager to tell them. This is a disturbing, well-researched wake-up call for improving the current system of drug supply and manu…

  • Skewed

    Skewed
    av Larry Atkins

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633881655

    In a media landscape dominated by advocacy news networks pushing competing points of view, how can the average person uncover the truth about any particular issue? This book will show you how to separate the facts from the agenda-driven spin and sel…

  • Taking on Diversity

    Taking on Diversity
    av Rupert W. Nacoste

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633880269

    In this enlightening book, a campus "diversity doctor" relatesstories that individuals have shared with him about their anxieties in situations involving people who are in some way different than themselves. Dr. Rupert W. Nacoste regularly counsels…

  • The German-American Experience

    The German-American Experience
    av Don Heinrich Tolzmann

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573927314

    Representing one-fourth of the population, German-Americans constitute the largest ethnic element, according to the U.S. Census, with well over 60 million people claiming German heritage. In twenty-six states, they comprise at least 20 percent of th…

  • The Stardust Revolution

    The Stardust Revolution
    av Jacob Berkowitz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633887695

    Three great scientific revolutions have shaped our understanding of the cosmos and our relationship to it. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed the Copernican Revolution, which bodychecked the Earth as the pivot point of creation and jo…

  • The Stardust Revolution

    The Stardust Revolution
    av Jacob Berkowitz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616145491

    Three great scientific revolutions have shaped our understanding of the cosmos and our relationship to it. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed the Copernican Revolution, which bodychecked the Earth as the pivot point of creation and jo…

  • The Woman's Heart

    The Woman's Heart
    av John A., M.D. Elefteriades, Teresa, M.d. Caulin-glaser, John A., M.D. Elefteriades

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591025627

    If you ask the average American what the leading cause of mortality in women is, most would probably guess breast cancer. In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women, and more women die each year from heart disease than men. Moreover, t…

  • Kindness In A Cruel World

    Kindness In A Cruel World
    av Nigel Barber

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591022282

    What do mutual grooming, politeness, priestly celibacy, military heroism, car insurance, and overwork have in common? All are probable examples of the recently discovered evolutionary mechanism called "reciprocal altruism." Put simply, the concept m…

  • Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?

    Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
    av Elliott Sober

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616142308

    Is it accurate to label Darwin's theory "the theory of evolution by natural selection," given that the concept of common ancestry is at least as central to Darwin's theory? Did Darwin reject the idea that group selection causes characteristics to ev…

  • Infanticide and the Value of Life

    Infanticide and the Value of Life

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879751005

    This anthology of original papers considers the ethics of allowing or inducing the death of infants who are born with such severe illness or physical debilitation that they are left with incognition, extreme pain, meaningless existence, or little ex…

  • Human, All Too Human

    Human, All Too Human
    av Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591026785

    Human, All Too Human (1878) is often considered the start of Friedrich Nietzsche's mature period. A complex work that explores many themes to which Nietzsche later returned, it marks a significant departure from his previous thinking. Here Nietzsche…

  • Sweet as Sin

    Sweet as Sin
    av Susan Benjamin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633881402

    RECOMMENDED BY SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE AS A "BEST BOOK ABOUT FOOD OF 2016"!READERS WITH AN INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF FOOD AND AMERICANA WILL SAVOR THIS CULTURAL HISTORYThere's more to candy than its sugary taste. As this book shows, candy has a remark…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756710

    Metaphysics is the study of existence at the highest level of generality. It is traditionally characterised as the study of "being qua being" - of being in general rather than specifically of this or that sort. Accordingly, the salient task of the f…

  • Recollections of a Former Slave

    Recollections of a Former Slave
    av James Lindsay Smith, Rosalyn Howard, James Lindsay Smith

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591022046

    Originally published in 1881, Mr Smith created a detailed narrative of his long, eventful life, a testament to his very survival under conditions of extreme hardship. Unlike the eloquent, stirring rhetoric of Frederick Douglass, James Smith's prose…

  • Lourdes

    Lourdes
    av Emile Zola

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573928281

    In this moving depiction of a pilgrimage to Lourdes, the master French realist has created a novel of vivid characters and subtle commentary on suffering and the belief in miracles as the last desperate refuge from pain. Based on his own trip to the…

  • Funding the Enemy

    Funding the Enemy
    av Douglas A. Wissing

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616146030

    With the vague intention of winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan, the US government has mismanaged billions of development and logistics dollars, bolstered the drug trade, and dumped untold millions into Taliban hands. That is the sobering messag…

  • Dead Reckonings

    Dead Reckonings
    av John Kurt Jacobsen

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573923897

    'An inspired, iconoclastic work of social science that also takes deadly aim at the reigning paradigms of inquiry: notably the dominant doctrines of political science, but also the more tacit or hidden ideas and assumptions that inform the daily med…

  • N. R. Hanson

    N. R. Hanson
    av Matthew D. Lund

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591027720

    Norwood Russell Hanson was a seminal figure in post-war philosophy and history of science. His major works, Patterns of Discovery and The Concept of the Positron, are landmarks in conceptual analysis and the historical case-study approach in the phi…

  • The Language of Life

    The Language of Life
    av James Lull

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616145798

    Communication in its most basic form-the sending of signals and exchange of messages within and between organisms-is the heart of evolution. From the earliest life-forms to Homo sapiens, the great chain of communication drives the evolutionary proce…

  • X-rated Video Guide 4 5 6

    X-rated Video Guide 4 5 6
    av Patrick Riley

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922340

    In this jam packed compilation of the editions 4-6, author Patrick Riley brings his successful books up-to-date with the latest tantalising information, including star names, alternate names, physical descriptions, biographical data, a dash of spicy…

  • Metaphysical Delusion

    Metaphysical Delusion
    av Fraser Cowley

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879756697

    If you have become as discouraged as I have in the past in the struggle to decipher what philosophers are really up to, then this book will provide very helpful explanations. It is not a book that can be read through quickly, and it does require a f…

  • Making Sense of Astrology

    Making Sense of Astrology
    av Ronny Martens, Tim Trachet, Ronny Martens

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922180

    Despite 2000 years of examination and numerous challenges to the validity of astrology and its application to people's lives, the belief in the power of the stars continues to be strong world-wide. Does astrology work? Can it help us understand our…

  • Feminism Under Fire

    Feminism Under Fire
    av Ellen R. Klein

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573920117

    For reasons largely political, mainstream philosophy is reluctant to attack feminism, instead relegating it to the status of a crazy aunt in the attic. In Feminism Under Fire, Ellen R. Klein scales the forbidden staircase to critique contemporary fe…

  • The Cult of Alien Gods

    The Cult of Alien Gods
    av Jason Colavito

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023524

    Nearly half of all Americans believe in existence of extraterrestrials, and many are also convinced that aliens have visited Earth at some point in history. Included in such popular beliefs is the notion that so-called ancient astronauts (visitors f…

  • It's Up to You... What Do You Do?

    It's Up to You... What Do You Do?
    av Sandra McLeod Humphrey

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922630

    This work is intended for ages 4-8. If a friend had wronged you, how would you react? What if someone could give you all the answers to a big test in school? Is there an "easy way out" of hard work? Is being "popular" important? From about age six t…

  • Smart Moves

    Smart Moves
    av Dick Devenzio

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879755461

    How can young people enrich their lives, become more effective, and enlarge their personal power? As with adults, it's a matter of "smart moves". "Smart Moves", by Dick Devenzio, shows young people how to confront any circumstance, achieve any goal,…

  • Starry Night

    Starry Night
    av David H. Levy

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573928878

    Over the centuries the starry night sky has inspired poets and scientists alike, and though the fruits of these inspirations take very different forms, they often enrich each other. Acclaimed science writer David Levy, the co-discoverer of Comet Sho…

  • Chocolate - A Healthy Passion

    Chocolate - A Healthy Passion
    av Shara Aaron

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591026532

    The world loves chocolate and chances are you do too. This enjoyable book,written by two leading dieticians,will serve to deepen your love and also your understanding of chocolate. The authors help you explore some surprising applications of chocola…

  • Insured for Murder

    Insured for Murder
    av Robin Yocum

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879758424

    All the ingredients of a first-rate thriller stand out in this investigative report by Robin Yocum and Catherine Candisky, who reveal a sinister and deadly con game that was three years in the making: a murder, an insurance scam with a multi-million…

  • Heroes of the Space Age

    Heroes of the Space Age
    av Rod Pyle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633885240

    Featuring Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin! A NASA insider tells the exciting story of the people, both well-known and unrecognized, who were responsible for so many daring space missions.Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle prof…

  • The Call of the Primes

    The Call of the Primes
    av Owen O'Shea

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633881488

    This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject. If you like any kind of game at all, you'll enjoy the amazing mathemat…

  • Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath
    av Connie Ann Kirk

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591027096

    The brief life and meteoric career of Sylvia Plath have been the subject of fascination since her suicide in 1963 at age thirty. This concise, well-researched biography recounts the facts of her troubled life based on the latest updated research. Bi…

  • A Question of Murder

    A Question of Murder
    av Cyril H. Wecht

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591026617

    No one has performed more autopsies in high-profile cases than Dr. Cyril Wecht. During the past four decades, he has dissected more than 16,000 bodies to determine how and why they died. He has testified in hundreds of trials and exhumed dozens of c…

  • Celebration

    Celebration
    av Sherwin Wine

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591021667

    For twenty years, Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine has provided original celebrations of every variety for a secular Jewish community. This book is the product of his experience. It is an affirmation of the ethical view of life that dramatizes, in prose and po…

  • The Problem of God

    The Problem of God
    av Peter Adam Angeles

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879752163

    The material in this book is philosophically (as opposed to theologically or religiously) oriented, stressing the problem of God as a logical and philosophical problem. The perspective is critically analytic in the Naturalistic-Humanistic tradition.…