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Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
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Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Human Geography Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

AP Human Geography can be a tough nut to... Read more >
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Glimpsing Heaven
Glimpsing Heaven
Written by Judy Bachrach
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ISBN: 9781426215148
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Glimpsing Heaven
The Stories and Science of Life After Death
Written by Judy Bachrach


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
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If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memories of what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical death—the moment when... Read more >
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Glimpsing Heaven
Glimpsing Heaven
Written by Judy Bachrach
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ISBN: 9781426213700
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Glimpsing Heaven
The Stories and Science of Life After Death
Written by Judy Bachrach


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $25.00

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memories of what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical death—the moment when... Read more >
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Glimpsing Heaven
The Stories and Science of Life After Death
Written by Judy Bachrach


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $15.00

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memories of what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical death—the moment when... Read more >
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Killing History
Killing History
Written by Robert M. Price
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ISBN: 9781616149666
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Killing History
Jesus in the No-Spin Zone
Written by Robert M. Price


Format: Trade Paperback, 287 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
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Killing Jesus, the bestselling blockbuster by Bill O'Reilly, claims to be a purely historical account of the events in the life of Jesus leading up to his crucifixion. New Testament scholar Robert M. Price (a member of the Jesus Seminar) shows how unfounded this claim is in this critical review of... Read more >
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Killing History
Jesus In The No-Spin Zone
Written by Robert M. Price


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Killing Jesus, the bestselling blockbuster by Bill O'Reilly, claims to be a purely historical account of the events in the life of Jesus leading up to his crucifixion. New Testament scholar Robert M. Price (a member of the Jesus Seminar) shows how unfounded this claim is in this critical review of... Read more >
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Mother to Mother

Written by Sindiwe Magona


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel when she discovered that Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, who had been killed while working to organize the... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
The Opportunity Equation
Written by Eric Schwarz, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033722
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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A Race for the Future
A Race for the Future
Written by Mike Gonzalez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137652
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A Race for the Future
How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
Written by Mike Gonzalez


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.
 
Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better... Read more >
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A Race for the Future
A Race for the Future
Written by Mike Gonzalez
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A Race for the Future
How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
Written by Mike Gonzalez


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.
 
Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better... Read more >
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Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern
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ISBN: 9781935623618
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Remaking the World
Myth, Mining, and Ritual Change Among the Duna of Papua New Guinea
Written by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern


Format: Trade Paperback, 219 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $44.95

Drawing on both their own fieldwork from 1991 to 1999 and older written sources, Stewart and Strathern explore how the Duna have remade their rituals and associated myths in response to the outside influences of government, Christianity, and large-scale economic development, specifically mining and oil prospecting. The authors provide in-depth ethnographic... Read more >
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The Right to Stay Home
The Right to Stay Home
Written by David Bacon
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ISBN: 9780807061213
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The Right to Stay Home
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
Written by David Bacon


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $20.00

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 
People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free... Read more >
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The Worth of War
The Worth of War
Written by Benjamin Ginsberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149505
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $24.00

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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Christmas in the Koran
Christmas in the Koran
Edited by Ibn Warraq
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149376
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Christmas in the Koran
Luxenberg, Syriac, and the Near Eastern and Judeo-Christian Background of Islam
Edited by Ibn Warraq


Format: Hardcover, 805 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $49.95

Centering on the pioneering work of Christoph Luxenberg, this anthology of scholarly yet accessible studies of the Koran makes a convincing case that Islam's holy book borrowed heavily from Christian texts in Syriac and other Near Eastern sources.

In this important compilation, Ibn Warraq focuses on the pioneering work in Syriac and... Read more >
The Disunited States
The Disunited States
Written by Vladimir Pozner, Translated by Alison Strayer
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ISBN: 9781609805319
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The Disunited States

Written by Vladimir Pozner
Translated by Alison Strayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $22.95

Influential French novelist, screenwriter, pioneer in literary genre and Oscar nominee Vladimir Pozner came to the United States in the 1930s. He found the nation and its people in a state of profound material and spiritual crisis, and took it upon himself to chronicle the life of the worker, the striker... Read more >
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Our Pet Queen
Our Pet Queen
Written by John Higgs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771038457
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Our Pet Queen
A New Perspective on Monarchy
Written by John Higgs


Format: eBook, 57 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $2.99

In the modern, democratic twenty-first century, the notion of an unelected, dynastic monarchy is not easy to defend.This new book argues that the current monarchy is by far the best system for choosing a Head of State - providing that it is understood that we are not subjects and that the... Read more >
Rationality and Irrationality in Economics

Written by Maurice Godelier
Translated by Brian Pearce


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.95

This book is the result of a research project begun by the author in 1958 with the aim of answering two questions:

First, what is the rationality of the economic systems that appear and disappear throughout history—in other words, what is their hidden logic and the underlying necessity for them to exist... Read more >
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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
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ISBN: 9780345806352
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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Up Ghost River
Up Ghost River
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307399878
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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $32.00

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing.
 
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario...

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Up Ghost River
Up Ghost River
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo
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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.99

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing.
 
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario...

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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069576
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $26.00

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
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ISBN: 9780679604549
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910085
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On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of... Read more >
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