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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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The Wealth of Nations
The Wealth of Nations
Written by Adam Smith, Edited by Edwin Cannan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424734
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The Wealth of Nations

Written by Adam Smith
Edited by Edwin Cannan


Format: Hardcover, 1200 pages
On Sale: January 25, 1994
Price: $26.95

Introduction by Robert Reich
Commentary by R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner
 
Adam Smith’s masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of...

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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400050192
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $15.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604839
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
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Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India
Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India
Written by Dan Eckstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576877067
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Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India
The Decorated Trucks of India
Written by Dan Eckstein


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $45.00

“Horn Please” could be considered the mantra of the Indian highway, and some version of the phrase is written on the back of practically every truck on the road in India today.
 
One unmistakable feature of the Indian highway is the presence of these brightly decorated trucks that ply... Read more >
Foxfire 6
Foxfire 6
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385152723
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Foxfire 6

Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: August 26, 1980
Price: $19.95

Volume 6 of the Foxfire series  covers shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd  banjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-powered  sawmill, and other fascinating topics. Read more >
The Generosity Network
The Generosity Network
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437794
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The Generosity Network
New Transformational Tools for Successful Fund-Raising
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $26.00

The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh new perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding—and even fun.    
            Walker and...

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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307394125
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
Rat Pack Confidential
Rat Pack Confidential
Written by Shawn Levy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495769
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Rat Pack Confidential
Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey and the Last Great Show Biz Party
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 20, 1999
Price: $15.95

For the first time, the full story of what happened when Frank brought his best pals to party in a land called Vegas

January 1960. Las Vegas is at its smooth, cool peak. The Strip is a jet-age theme park, and the greatest singer in the history of American popular music summons... Read more >
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