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  • Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age

    Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age


    Ten years ago, the United States stood at the forefront of the Internet revolution. With some of the fastest speeds and lowest prices in the world for high-speed Internet access, the nation was poised to be the global leader in the new knowledge-based economy. Today that global competitive advantage has all but vanished because of a series of government decisions and resulting monopolies that have allowed dozens of countries, including Japan and South Korea, to pass us in both speed and price…

  • of the Mind [Paperback]

    Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]


    Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]

  • of the Vatican: The Popes

    Prisoner of the Vatican: The Popes, the Kings, and Garibaldi’s Rebels in the Struggle to Rule Mod…


    Praise for David Kertzer and Prisoner of the Vatican:”Kertzer once again proves himself a truly compelling historian.” — André Aciman”Prisoner of the Vatican reads like exciting fiction. And it has astounding contemporary relevance.” — Alfred Uhry”Kertzer’s careful scholarship and lucid writing make the human character of this religious institution quite clear.” — James Carroll”Fascinating.” — Entertainment Weekly”Lively . . . filled with telling anecdotes and colorful descriptions of the…




    Schooled is one of the hottest non-fiction new releases in the Amazon store!Praise for Schooled:”…I couldn’t put it down!”Book Reviewer Archietross”Jackson’s experiences in the modern American school system highlight the fundamental flaws within that system, and in doing so, reflect on many of the problems facing American society today.”Book Reviewer Zebidee”Some chapters had me laughing, others had my eyes welling up, others left me inspired to see what a difference a teacher can make in a…

  • Enormous Egg

    The Enormous Egg


    When twelve-year-old Nate Twitchell takes care of an gigantic egg laid by one of his hens, he is shocked to find that it hatches into a triceratops. Reissue.

  • Like an Anthropologist: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

    Thinking Like an Anthropologist: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


    This exciting new text teases out the common core of the cultural anthropological way of thinking, makes it explicit in a set of eleven questions, and uses those questions to enhance learning. Each question receives treatment in a brief chapter, accompanied by several exercises and classroom demonstrations. The textbook is intended to be accompanied by―and applied to―a reader, a few ethnographies, or a monograph with topical focus such as language, globalization, technology, art, or gender. …

  • Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That The Poor And Middle Class Do...

    Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money – That The Poor And Middle Class Do…


    Explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become richChallenge the belief that your house is an assetShow parents why they can’t rely on the school system to teach their kids about moneyDefine once and for all an asset and a liabilityTeach you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success

  • Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs

    Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs


    An intriguing visual history of the veneration in European churches and monasteries of bejeweled and decorated skeletons Death has never looked so beautiful. The fully articulated skeleton of a female saint, dressed in an intricate costume of silk brocade and gold lace, withered fingers glittering with colorful rubies, emeralds, and pearls―this is only one of the specially photographed relics featured in Heavenly Bodies.In 1578 news came of the discovery in Rome of a labyrinth of underground …

  • Art of John Alvin

    The Art of John Alvin


    John Alvin’s movie poster art is among the most iconic of the last 40 years, from Disney films such as Beauty and the Beast, Mulan and Pinocchio, to Empire of the Sun, Gremlins, Blazing Saddles, Predator, and the Star Wars 30th anniversary posters. This book not only collects some of Alvin’s finest work, but also includes previously unseen comprehensives and in progress sketches. With the text including commentary from Alvin’s widow, this is a unique insight into the work of one of the 20th c…

  • & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)

    Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (D&D Boxed Game)


    Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters! The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy. Ideal for a group of 4 – 6, the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set includes a 64-page adventure book with everything the Dungeon Master needs to get started, a 32-page rul…

  • Women

    Dangerous Women


    All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors’ bestselling continuities-including a new “Outlander” story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden’s world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries bef…

  • A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam Cram (6th Edition)

    CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam Cram (6th Edition)


    Prepare for CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exam success with this CompTIA Approved Exam Cram from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Approved Platinum Partner. Limited Time Offer: Buy CompTIA® A+ 220-801 and 220-802 Exam Cram and receive a 10% off discount code for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 exams.  To receive your 10% off discount code: Register your product at Follow the instructions …

  • in Power: The Revolution from Above

    Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941


    This book forms the second volume of Tucker’s biography of Stalin, the first volume of which, “Stalin as Revolutionary”, was recently reissued by Norton in the United Kingdom. Robert Tucker shows that Stalin was a Bolshevik of the radical right whose revolution cast the country deep into its imperial, autocratic past. In 1929 Stalin plunged Soviet Russia into a coercive “revolution from above”, a decade long effort to amass military-industrial power for a new war. He forced 25 million peasant…

  • Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art

    The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece


    In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch’s Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whole world was watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Baffled and humiliated, the Norwegian police turned to the one man they believed could help: a half English, half American undercover cop named Charley Hill, the world’s greatest ar…

  • Me

    Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator


    You’ve seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don’t know is that someone is responsible for all this. Usually, someone like me. I’m a media manipulator. In a world where blogs control and distort the news, my job is to control blogs-as much as any one person can. In today’s culture… 1) Blogs like Gawk…

  • Over Nevada: MiG Exploitation Projects At Area 51

    MiGs Over Nevada: MiG Exploitation Projects At Area 51


    CIA declassification in October 2013 released information making possible the release of MiGs Over Nevada by Thornton D. “TD” Barnes. MiGs Over Nevada describes Area 51 operations where a small group of CIA personnel and contract specialists served customers such as the US Air Force, the US Navy, and numerous corporate entities seeking technological tradecraft existing only at Area 51. The book also provides a view into the recruitment of this secret cadre and how living under a cloak of secr…

  • Yes

    Maybe Yes, Maybe No


    In today’s media-flooded world, there is no way to control all of the information, claims, and enticements that reach young people. The best thing to do is arm them with the sword of critical thinking.Maybe Yes, Maybe No is a charming introduction to self-confidence and self-reliance. The book’s ten-year-old heroine, Andrea, is always asking questions because she knows “you should prove the truth of a strange story before you believe it.””Check it out. Repeat the experiment. Try to prove it w…

  • of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

    Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade


    Acclaimed author James Reston, Jr.’s Warriors of God is the rich and engaging account of the Third Crusade (1187-1192), a conflict that would shape world history for centuries and which can still be felt in the Middle East and throughout the world today. James Reston, Jr. offers a gripping narrative of the epic battle that left Jerusalem in Muslim hands until the twentieth century, bringing an objective perspective to the gallantry, greed, and religious fervor that fueled the bloody clas…


    Chomp, Chomp, Chomp: How I Survived a Bear Attack and Other Cautionary Tales


    “…Not quite full-grown, it’s haunched down like a dog, tensed and coiled and ready to spring. We make eye contact for the merest fraction of a second, and in this moment I know exactly what’s coming….” A tragicomic collection of latter day Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Allena Hansen’s true life accounts won the IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award for best memoir/autobiography. “Chomp, Chomp, Chomp; How I Survived a Bear Attack and Other Cautionary Tales” introduces us to the bon vivant and social pariah…