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The World Encyclopedia of Christmas
The World Encyclopedia of Christmas
Written by Gerry Bowler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996073
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The World Encyclopedia of Christmas

Written by Gerry Bowler


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.99

At last, a truly comprehensive look at Christmas and all of its customs with its long history around the world. The World Encyclopedia of Christmas contains articles on the history of Christmas baking, drinking, and merrymaking, and Christmas dramas, music, literature, art, and films. It includes entries on the evolution of... Read more >
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The Life of Language
The Life of Language
Written by Sol Steinmetz and Barbara Ann Kipfer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496461
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The Life of Language
The fascinating ways words are born, live & die
Written by Sol Steinmetz and Barbara Ann Kipfer


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

If time travelers from the nineteenth century dropped in on us, our strange vocabulary would shock them just as much as our TVs, cars, and computers. Society changes, and so does its word stock. The Life of Language reveals how pop culture, business, technology, and other forces of globalization expand and... Read more >
Myth Information
Myth Information
Written by J. Allen Varasdi
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784155
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Myth Information
More Than 590 Popular Misconceptions, Fallacies, and Misbeliefs Explained!
Written by J. Allen Varasdi


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

It's common knowledge that Eve gave Adam an apple. Everyone knows that George Washington was the first president of the United States. And when your mother told you not to go swimming right after you ate, you took it as a matter of life and death. But you've been myth-informed by... Read more >
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The Knowledge Book
The Knowledge Book
Written by National Geographic
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426205187
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The Knowledge Book
Everything You Need to Know to Get by in the 21st Century
Written by National Geographic


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $24.95

Indispensable for every home, library, and office, The Knowledge Book distills thousands of years of humankind’s most significant ideas and achievements— explains how they are linked and why they are important—and packs everything into a single, irresistibly readable volume. The richly illustrated pages burst with essential facts from all major fields... Read more >
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An Incomplete Education
An Incomplete Education
Written by Judy Jones and William Wilson
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ISBN: 9780307567772
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An Incomplete Education
3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn't
Written by Judy Jones and William Wilson


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2009
Price: $20.99

When it was originally published in 1987, An Incomplete Education became a surprise bestseller. Now this instant classic has been completely updated, outfitted with a whole new arsenal of indispensable knowledge on global affairs, popular culture, economic trends, scientific principles, and modern arts. Here’s your chance to brush up on all... Read more >
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The Knowledge Book
The Knowledge Book
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201240
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The Knowledge Book
Everything You Need to Know to Get By in the 21st Century
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $35.00

Indispensable for every home, library, and office, The Knowledge Book distills thousands of years of humankind's most significant ideas and achievements... explains how they are linked and why they are important... and packs everything into a single, irresistibly readable volume. The richly illustrated pages burst with essential facts from all major... Read more >
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The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief
The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief
Edited by Tom Flynn, Foreword by Richard Dawkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023913
Our Price: $199.99
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The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief

Edited by Tom Flynn
Foreword by Richard Dawkins


Format: Hardcover, 897 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2007
Price: $199.99

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: those who live without religion. All-new articles by the field’s foremost scholars describe and explain... Read more >
The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism
The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism
Edited by James R. Lewis and Jesper Aagaard Petersen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023906
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The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism

Edited by James R. Lewis and Jesper Aagaard Petersen


Format: Hardcover, 774 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $105.99

In the public imagination Satanism is associated with bizarre rituals, perverse hedonistic lifestyles, heavy metal music, immature adolescents acting out, horror movies, and rumors of ritual abuse. But what are the facts behind the urban legends and the "moral panics" that periodically sweep the country regarding this countercultural phenomenon? This authoritative... Read more >
An Incomplete Education
An Incomplete Education
Written by Judy Jones and William Wilson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345468901
Our Price: $35.00
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An Incomplete Education
3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn't
Written by Judy Jones and William Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 720 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $35.00

When it was originally published in 1987, An Incomplete Education became a surprise bestseller. Now this instant classic has been completely updated, outfitted with a whole new arsenal of indispensable knowledge on global affairs, popular culture, economic trends, scientific principles, and modern arts. Here’s your chance to brush up on all... Read more >
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The World Encyclopedia of Christmas
The World Encyclopedia of Christmas
Written by Gerry Bowler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771015359
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The World Encyclopedia of Christmas

Written by Gerry Bowler


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $12.95

At last, a truly comprehensive look at Christmas and all of its customs with its long history around the world. The World Encyclopedia of Christmas contains articles on the history of Christmas baking, drinking, and merrymaking, and Christmas dramas, music, literature, art, and films. It includes entries on the evolution of... Read more >
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The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions
The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions
Edited by James R. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591020400
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The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions

Edited by James R. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 682 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2004
Price: $105.99

In the late 1980s, the New Age movement became the focus of both media attention and widespread ridicule as some of the more outlandish aspects of the movement, such as channeling and the use of crystals for healing, briefly piqued the public’s curiosity. While the movement was at its height, scholars... Read more >
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