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The Erotic Engine
The Erotic Engine
Written by Patchen Barss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385667371
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The Erotic Engine
How Pornography has Powered Mass Communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Written by Patchen Barss


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.00

Pornography: The force for change that has been written out of the history of world culture.

From cave painting to photography to the internet, pornography has always been at the cutting edge in adopting and exploiting new developments in mass communication. And in so doing, it has helped to promote and propel... Read more >
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The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
Written by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard Chappelle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560982968
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The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

Written by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard Chappelle


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 17, 1983
Price: $32.95

The bark canoes of the North American Indians, particularly those of birchbark, were among the most highly developed manually propelled primitive watercraft. They could be used to carry heavy loads in shallow streams but were light enough to be hauled long distances over land. Built with Stone Age tools from available... Read more >
Rethinking Cold War Culture
Rethinking Cold War Culture
Written by Peter J. Kuznick and James Gilbert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560988953
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Rethinking Cold War Culture

Written by Peter J. Kuznick and James Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $29.95

This anthology of essays questions many widespread assumptions about the culture of postwar America. Illuminating the origins and development of the many threads that constituted American culture during the Cold War, the contributors challenge the existence of a monolithic culture during the 1950s and thereafter. They demonstrate instead that there was... Read more >
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The Google Story
The Google Story
Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed, Read by Adam Grupper
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739321621
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The Google Story

Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
Read by Adam Grupper


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $14.98

"Here is the story behind one of the most remarkable Internet successes of our time. Based on scrupulous research and extraordinary access to Google, the book takes you inside the creation and growth of a company whose name is a favorite brand and a standard verb recognized around the world. Its... Read more >
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The Mystery of Flight 427
The Mystery of Flight 427
Written by Bill Adair
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588340894
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The Mystery of Flight 427
Inside a Crash Investigation
Written by Bill Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2004
Price: $16.95

The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded answers. Bill Adair, an award-winning journalist, was granted special access to the five-year inquiry by the National Transportation... Read more >
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The Ingenuity Gap
The Ingenuity Gap
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713286
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The Ingenuity Gap
Facing the Economic, Environmental, and Other Challenges of an Increasingly Complex and Unpredictable Future
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $18.00

Despite all of society’s advances, our problems proliferate. Wars abound, environmental degradation accelerates, economies topple overnight, and pandemics such as AIDS and tuberculosis continue to spread. The Internet and other media help to disseminate knowledge, but they’ve also created an “info-glut” and left us too little time to process it. What’s... Read more >
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Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307773203
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Remaking the World
Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

This collection of informative and pleasurable essays by Henry Petroski elucidates the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.

In Remaking the World Petroski gravitates this time, perhaps, toward the big: the English Channel tunnel, the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam, the QE2, and the Petronas Twin... Read more >
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The Felt Industry
The Felt Industry
Written by Peter Walter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807537
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The Felt Industry

Written by Peter Walter


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

Felt is an amazing material, and its history, properties and uses are unparalleled among textiles. Although its origins are lost in prehistory, there is a clear record of its manufacture and use in Roman times and it has a special place in many cultures. The Mongols, in particular, were masters of... Read more >
The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
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ISBN: 9780307588913
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky, Read by Jon Van Ness
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ISBN: 9780307877468
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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Read by Jon Van Ness


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $15.00

Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture. Read more >
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