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- NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
From his arrival in New York City in 1831 as a young printer from New Hampshire to his death in 1872 after losing the presidential election to General Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley (b. 1811) was a quintessential New Yorker. He thrived on the city?s ceaseless energy, with his New York Tribune at the forefront of a national revolution in reporting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95
Modern forensic science has significantly affected historical debate over some well-known past crimes or mysteries, utilizing modern DNA, nuclear, and chemical analyses to reexamine the past. This book takes an in-depth look at 20 significant cases where investigators have applied new forensic techniques to confirm, dispute, or revise accepted historical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Written in an engaging and entertaining style, this widely-used how-to guide introduces readers to the theory, craft, and methods of history and provides a series of tools to help them research and understand the past. Part I is a stimulating, philosophical introduction to the key elements of history--evidence, narrative, and judgment--that explores... more...
- Springer US 2006; Not Available
All traits were not created equal. ?WORCHEL AND COOPER (1983, p. 180) This book reports the findings from extensive cross-cultural studies of the relative importance ofdifferent psychological traits in 20 countries and the relative favorability of these traits in a subset of 10 countries. While the work is devoted primarily to professionals and advanced... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 129.00
A fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling guide on toxicology and its practical application • Covers the diverse chemical hazards encountered in the modern work and natural environment, and provides a practical understanding of these hazards • New chapters cover the emerging areas of toxicology such as omics, computational... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
A classic work of history, ethnography, and botany, and an examination of the life and environs of the 18th-century south. William Bartram was a naturalist, artist, and author of Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulees, or Creek Confederacy,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2005; US$ 34.95
While contact with explorers, missionaries, and traders made a significant impact on natives of the Eastern Woodlands, Indian peoples cannot be solely understood from the historical record. Here, in Societies in Eclipse , archaeologists combine recent research with insights from anthropology, historiography, and oral tradition to examine the cultural... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Ten cases decided between 1960 and 2011, including the Karen Ann Quinlan decision, the Baby M case, the Mount Laurel decision, Megan?s Law, and the series of decisions known as Abbott/Robinson that directed state funding of poor urban schools on par with suburban districts, shed light on landmark decisions and their impact on national and global... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 94.99
Innovations in Child and Family Policy tackles many of the common challenges that children and their families throughout the nation face: child care, family medical leave, special needs, parent education, preventing/addressing child maltreatment, witnessing partner violence, father involvement, and the justice system. Social scientists from multiple... more...