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  • Death in Disguiseby Gary Powell

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Victorian Chelsea was a thriving commercial and residential development, known for its grand houses and pleasant garden squares. Violent crime was unheard of in this leafy suburb. The double murder of an elderly man of God and his faithful housekeeper in two ferocious, bloody attacks in May of 1870 therefore shook the residents of Chelsea to the core.... more...

  • The Humbugs of the Worldby P. T. Barnum

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Today recognized as a genius of advertising and promotion, circus owner P. T. Barnum was the target of a great deal of ire and controversy during his lifetime. Many of his critics denounced him for knowingly perpetuating gimmicks and frauds. In the thoroughly entertaining volume The Humbugs of the World, Barnum displays his wit, intelligence, and a... more...

  • Die professionelle Fehlerkompetenz von (angehenden) Lehrkräftenby Janosch M. Türling

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Janosch M. Turling widmet sich einer zentralen und in der Lehrerbildungsforschung bislang weitgehend vernachlassigten Kompetenzfacette von Lehrkraften, namlich der Diagnose von und dem Umgang mit Schulerfehlern ? der ?professionellen Fehlerkompetenz? (PFK). Inhaltlich nimmt der Autor den Rechnungs­wesenunterricht in den Blick, der als Kerndisziplin... more...

  • The Truth About Opiumby William H. Brereton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and in some instances, entirely false. Brereton draws on his own experiences and observations in China to weave a compelling counterargument. more...

  • The Marijuana Grower's Handbookby Tommy McCarthy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Anyone can buy marijuana seeds—they are legal to purchase—and with some soil, water, and light, you can grow your own plants. With step-by-step instructions, Tommy McCarthy will show you how to cultivate and raise beautiful hemp plants, as well as how to harvest and prepare the final product. The Marijuana Grower?s Handbook will teach you many... more...

  • Hemingway on a Bikeby Eric Freeze

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 19.95

    A collage-like mash-up of personal anecdote, popular culture, masculinity, sports, and parenting, Hemingway on a Bike takes readers through the many and varied twists and turns of the life and mind of its author, Eric Freeze. Delving into obsessions and experiences, Freeze?s essays display a keen intelligence with insights on topics as diverse... more...

  • Dark Secrets of the Black Museumby Gordon Honeycombe

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A fascinating, if uncomfortable, insight into the minds and methods of those who practice murder The Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard?invariably known as "the Black Museum"?houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs, and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in the country's history. Although the museum is closed... more...

  • The Disappearedby Al Cimino

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A deep dive into the depths of human depravity that enables cruel acts of kidnapping, forced imprisonment, and rape?and a testament to the courage, fortitude, and tenacity of the survivors When the news broke in May 2013 that three women had been held captive for over 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio, the world was stunned. Not only had the women... more...

  • Women Drug Traffickersby Elaine Carey

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    ?The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists alike.??Howard Campbell, author of Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez more...

  • Surviving Family Care Givingby Gráinne Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    Surviving Family Care Giving: Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication is a practical book for family and other home carers in a variety of situations. Gráinne Smith shows how to provide the most effective coordinated care possible through constructive communication and collaborative care, to support individuals who have... more...