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A Different Shade of Gray

By: Newman, Katherine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Press,

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A tribe apart

By: Hersch, Patricia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1999.,

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America's prophet

By: Feiler, Bruce S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2009.,

The exodus story is America's story. Moses is our real founding father. The pilgrims quoted his story. Franklin and Jefferson proposed he appear on the U.S. seal. Washington and Lincoln were called his incarnations. The Statue of Liberty and Superman were molded in his image. Martin Luther King, Jr., invoked him the night before he died. Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama cited him as inspiration. For four hundred years, one figure inspired more Americans than any othe... View more info

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Broken heartland

By: Davidson, Osha Gray

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c1996.,

Between 1940 and the mid 1980s, farm production expenses in America's Heartland tripled, capital purchases quadrupled, interest payments jumped tenfold, profits fell by 10 percent, the number of farmers decreased by two-thirds, and nearly every farming community lost population, businesses, and economic stability. Growth for these desperate communities has come to mean low-paying part-time jobs, expensive tax concessions, waste dumps, and industrial hog farming, all o... View more info

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Child care and culture

By: Levine, Robert A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1996.,

Child Care and Culture examines parenthood, infancy, and early childhood in an African community, revealing patterns unanticipated by current theories of child development and raising provocative questions about the concept of "normal" child care. Comparing the Gusii people of Kenya with the American white middle class, the authors show how divergent cultural priorities create differing conditions for early childhood development. Combining the perspectives of social anth... View more info

Comrades, brothers, fathers, heroes, sons, pals

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.,

"Comrades" is a celebration of male friendships. Acclaimed historian Stephen Ambrose begins his examination with a glance inward -- he starts this book with his brothers, his first and forever friends, and the shared experiences that join them for a lifetime, overcoming distance and misunderstandings. He next writes of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had a golden gift for friendship and who shared a perfect trust with his younger brother Milton in spite of their apparently un... View more info

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Families on the fault line

By: Rubin, Lillian B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1994.,

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How the other half lives

By: Riis, Jacob A.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston : Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, c1996.,

Crease on front cover, general shelf wear. View more info

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Imprints on Native Lands: The Miskito-Moravian Settlement Landscape in Honduras

By: Tillman, Benjamin F.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: University of Arizona Press, 2011,

Edition: First edition

A bright clean copy. Looks new. View more info

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Inside the mouse

By: Duke University

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.,

This entertaining and playful book views Disney World as much more than the site of an ideal family vacation. Blending personal meditations, interviews, photographs, and cultural analysis, "Inside the Mouse" looks at Disney World's architecture and design, its consumer practices, and its use of Disney characters and themes. This book takes the reader on an alternative ride through "the happiest place on earth" while asking "What makes this forty-three-square-mile theme p... View more info

Ishi in two worlds

By: Kroeber, Theodora

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, c1961.,

Underlining in the text. Shelf-wear. View more info

Married to the job

By: Philipson, Ilene J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2002.,

Work is not "life," we tell ourselves. Yet too many of us stay at work till midnight and hunger for our bosses' approval. We socialize with colleagues and supervisors. We might even wear the company's logo and make its slogan our mantra. And when something goes wrong--when we're laid off, transferred, or simply chewed out--ourworlds fall apart. We are a nation obsessed with work. In this provocative and chilling book, clinical psychologist Ilene Philipson explores... View more info

Nickel and dimed

By: Ehrenreich, Barbara

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2001.,

The "New York Times" bestseller, and one of the most talked about books of the year, Ni"ckel and Dimed" has already become a classic of undercover reportage. Millions of Americans work for poverty-level wages, and one day Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that any job equals a better life. But how can anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 to $7 an hour? To find out, Ehrenrei... View more info

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Not quite adults

By: Settersten, Richard A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2010.,

Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing an unexpected truth: A slower path to adulthood is good for all of us. Their surprising findings include - Young a... View more info

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Religious influences on health and well-being in the elderly

By: Schaie, K. Warner

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2004.,

A nice clean copy but with a brief inscription on the front endpaper. View more info