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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
Now the inspiration for the CBS Television drama, "The Unit." Delta Force. They are the U.S. Army's most elite top-secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won't hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions, and no book has ever taken readers inside?until now. Here, a founding member... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95
Inventing the Needy offers a powerful, innovative analysis of welfare policies and practices in Hungary from 1948 to the last decade of the twentieth century. Using a compelling mix of archival, interview, and ethnographic data, Lynne Haney shows that three distinct welfare regimes succeeded one another during that period and that they were based... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 43.99
How can otherwise normal, moral persons - as citizens, voters, and jurors - participate in a process that is designed to take the life of another? In DEATH BY DESIGN, research psychologist Craig Haney argues that capital punishment, and particularly the sequence of events that lead to death sentencing itself, is maintained through a complex and elaborate... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 2.99
A vile rumor sweeps across the desert like a swiftly gathering sandstorm: Queen Hatshepsut plans to disband much of her frontier army and transform its fortresses into storehouses. The arrival of Amonked?the Queen's cousin and Storekeeper of Amon?at the city of Buhen convinces an uneasy Lieutenant Bak of the Medjay police that the whisperings that... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Fidel Castro was powerless, in prison, when the Cuban Revolution was launched by a tiny woman named Celia Sánchez. A fearless and brilliant organizer and recruiter, she created, nurtured, and led the insurgency that ousted the U.S.-backed dictator Fulge more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00
Roughing it doesn't have to be uncomfortable...or expensive! Camping in Comfort is the complete guide to help you enjoy the latest advances in outdoor gear without wasting money on expensive, unnecessary paraphernalia. Packed with information on tents, sleeping gear, clothing, footwear, and camp kitchens, it also offers detailed information on... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 152.53
The authoritative reference on High Content Screening (HCS) in biological and pharmaceutical research, this guide covers: the basics of HCS: examples of HCS used in biological applications and early drug discovery, emphasizing oncology and neuroscience; the use of HCS across the drug development pipeline; and data management, data analysis, and systems... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
In this, a unique history of the America's postwar intellectual, David Paul Haney outlines the developoment of sociology as a discipline and why, given its focus of study, it failed to develop into a force in the intellectual currents of the United States. Arguing that sociologists attempted to develop both a science and an instrument for the spread... more...
- Karnac Books 2012; US$ 9.99
'...if you feel that something is deeply wrong in the relationship between the state and civil society, and that there is too much interference in professional work, you will find this book both therapeutic and empowering.'- Max Travers, School of Sociology and Social Work, from the Foreword'This incisive study shows that "regulation", against which... more...