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  • Southern Horrorsby Ida B. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The epidemic of lynching that gripped the American South in the decades after the Civil War and the end of slavery has been glossed over and understated in many history books. Activist Ida B. Wells took it upon herself to document this shameful practice and its prevalence throughout the region and, to a lesser extent, the entire country in a series... more...

  • London's Underworldby Thomas Holmes

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cómo sanar las heridas del abusoby Michelle Borquez; Jo Ann Aleman; Sharon Kay Ball

    B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 5.99

    El abuso se manifiesta de muchas formas, ¿y entonces qué hacer cuando reconoces que eres víctima del abuso? Hay ayuda para responder al abuso. Ya sea que sufras violencia doméstica o seas víctima de abuso verbal, este minilibro saldrá a tu encuentro en el desierto de la desesperanza y te dará las herramientas necesarias para afrontar el abuso. No... more...