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The Archaeology of Wealth Differences
Edited by Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith

Is wealth inequality a universal feature of human societies, or did early peoples live an egalitarian existence? How did inequality develop before ...

The Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living
Cheshire Calhoun

"Doing Valuable Time" explores the human concern with expending our life's time well. We pursue what we take to be valuable, strive to live ...

Tracy Fessenden

Soulful jazz singer Billie Holiday is remembered today for her unique sound, troubled personal history and a catalog that includes such ...

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Aimée Baker

"Doe" began as author Aimée Baker's attempt to understand and process the news coverage of a single unidentified woman whose body was thrown from ...

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Sonja Klinsky

Geopolitical changes combined with the increasing urgency of ambitious climate action have re-opened debates about justice and ...

Six Monologues 1990-2007 book cover
Jeff McMahon
Edited by Caridad Svich

NoPassport Press' "Dreaming the Americas" series collects six of McMahon's solo performance scripts spanning socio-political, queer and historical ...

Edited by Lauren McArthur Harris, Scott Alan Metzger

"The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning" draws on contributions from an international panel of experts. Their writings ...

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A Futuristic Journey Through the Cosmos
Jim Bell

Following in the footsteps of Jim Bell’s successful "The Space Book," "Mars 3-D," and "Moon 3-D," this large-format ...


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