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  • booksreddit.com:The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making...

    The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The rise of a sovereign profession and the making…

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    Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs has evolved over the last two centuries.”The definitive social history of the medical profession in America….A monumental achievement.”—H. Jack Geiger, M.D., New York Times Book Review


  • booksreddit.com:Intended Consequences:Rwandan children Born of rape

    Intended Consequences:Rwandan children Born of rape

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    An estimated 20,000 children were born of rapes that occurred during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Fifteen years later, the mothers of these children still face enormous challenges, not least of which is the stigma of bearing and raising a child fathered by a Hutu militiaman. Over the past three years, photographer Jonathan Torgovnik has made repeated visits to Rwanda to document the stories of these women. The portraits and testimonies featured in “Intended Consequences” offer intensely persona…


  • booksreddit.com:Property Examples & Explanations

    Property Examples & Explanations

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    The focused coverage of <b>Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition</b> , along with the proven <i>Examples & Explanations</i> format, which combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions that test the reader’s understanding of the material covered, makes this text an invaluable means for helping students master the intricacies of property law. Among the features that have made this study aid a success: <ul> <li> eminen…


  • booksreddit.com:A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One

    A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One

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    NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESHere is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin’s stunning seri…


  • booksreddit.com:Throne of Saturn

    Throne of Saturn

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    Excellent Condition, normal wear to cover, ships within 24 hours!


  • booksreddit.com:Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth

    Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power Broker

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    An entertaining and eye-opening biography of America’s most memorable first daughterFrom the moment Teddy Roosevelt’s outrageous and charming teenage daughter strode into the White House—carrying a snake and dangling a cigarette—the outspoken Alice began to put her imprint on the whole of the twentieth-century political scene. Her barbed tongue was as infamous as her scandalous personal life, but whenever she talked, powerful people listened, and she reigned for eight decades as the social do…


  • booksreddit.com:Before You Leap: A Frog's Eye View of Life's Greatest Lessons

    Before You Leap: A Frog’s Eye View of Life’s Greatest Lessons

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    For the first time ever, Kermit the Frog, the world’s most famous amphibian shares his own story in a funny, heartfelt book about his life and yours. After telling the tale of his remarkable career, and about all the amazing people (like Jim Henson) and pigs (like you-know-who) he’s met along the way, Kermit shares his advice on many of life’s milestones:Growing up- Every tadpole must drop their tail. How to get the drop on life. Falling In Love–Hollywood romance, interspecies dating. No one…


  • booksreddit.com:At Home: A Short History of Private Life

    At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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    From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”  Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since the Romans decamped. Yet one day, he began to consider how very little he knew about the ordinary things of life as he found it in that comfortable home. To remedy thi…


  • booksreddit.com:What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

    What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

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    Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to “speed-read” people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You’ll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover: The ancient survival instincts that drive body language Why the face …


  • booksreddit.com:With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

    With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

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    “Full, fair, and accurate. . . . Certainly the most objective biography of Lincoln ever written.” —Pulitzer Prize-winner David Herbert Donald, New York Times Book ReviewFrom preeminent Civil War historian Stephen B. Oates comes the book the Washington Post hails as “the standard one-volume biography of Lincoln.” Oates’ With Malice Toward None is recognized as the seminal biography of the Sixteenth President, by one of America’s most prominent historia…


  • booksreddit.com:Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

    Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

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    A westerner’s visit into North Korea, told in the form of a graphic novel.Famously referred to as one of the “Axis of Evil” countries, North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today. In early 2001 cartoonist Guy Delisle became one of the few Westerners to be allowed access to the fortresslike country. While living in the nation’s capital for two months on a work visa for a French film animation company, Delisle observed what he was allowed to see of th…


  • booksreddit.com:Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged

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    At last, Ayn Rand’s masterpiece is available to her millions of loyal readers in trade paperback. With this acclaimed work and its immortal query, “Who is John Galt?”, Ayn Rand found the perfect artistic form to express her vision of existence. Atlas Shrugged made Rand not only one of the most popular novelists of the century, but one of its most influential thinkers. Atlas Shrugged is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world–and did. Tremendous in …


  • booksreddit.com:Graphic Design Basics

    Graphic Design Basics

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    GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure and visual perception with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations and electronic designs. Each chapter provides assignm…


  • booksreddit.com:It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence

    It’s My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition

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    Those who have never experienced an abusive or violent relationship often believe that upon finding a way out, victims’ difficulties are solved: their life is good, they are safe, and recovery will be swift. However, survivors know that leaving is not the end of the nightmare — it is the beginning of an often difficult and challenging journey toward healing and happiness. It’s My Life Now offers readers the practical guidance, emotional reassurance, and psychological awareness that survivors…


  • booksreddit.com:The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

    The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

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    “Palast is astonishing, he gets the real evidence no one else has the guts to dig up.” Vincent Bugliosi, author of None Dare Call it Treason and Helter SkelterAward-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast digs deep to unearth the ugly facts that few reporters working anywhere in the world today have the courage or ability to cover. From East Timor to Waco, he has exposed some of the most egregious cases of political corruption, corporate fraud, and financial manipulation in the US and ab…


  • booksreddit.com:Nietzsche's Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought

    Nietzsche’s Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought

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    Kevin Hill presents a highly original study of Nietzsche’s thought, the first book to examine in detail his debt to the work of Kant. Hill argues that Nietzsche is a systematic philosopher who knew Kant far better than is commonly thought, and that he can only be properly understood in relation to him. Nietzsche’s Critiques will be of great value to scholars and students with interests in either of these philosophical giants, or in the history of ideas generally.


  • booksreddit.com:It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies

    It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library)

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    When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it is a refreshingly open and thorough presentation of the facts of sex—both biological and psychological—which children need now more than ever. Throughout, two cartoon characters, a curious bird, and a squeamish be…


  • booksreddit.com:A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age

    A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age

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    Lawyers. Accountants. Radiologists. Software  engineers. That’s what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind. The era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which “right brain” qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. That’s the argument at the center of this provocative and original boo…


  • booksreddit.com:Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

    Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

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    A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions by which the United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments — not always to its own benefit”Regime change” did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been an integral part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing through the Spanish-American War and the Cold War and into our own time, the United States…


  • booksreddit.com:ABC of Relativity (Bertrand Russell Paperbacks)

    ABC of Relativity (Bertrand Russell Paperbacks)

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    Ask a dozen people to name a genius and the odds are that ‘Einstein’ will spring to their lips. Ask them the meaning of ‘relativity’ and few of them will be able to tell you what it is.The basic principles of relativity have not changed since Russell first published his lucid guide for the general reader. The ABC of Relativity is Bertrand Russell’s most brilliant work of scientific popularisation. With marvellous lucidity he steers the reader who has no knowledge of maths or physics through t…