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  • "I Heard You Paint Houses"by Charles Brandt

    Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    "I Heard You Paint Houses" will soon be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese. The working title for the movie is "The Irishman". The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors.... more...

  • "So erzieht man keinen Menschen!"by Carola Kuhlmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 44.99

    Heimerziehung in Deutschland zwischen 1950 und 1970: In Form von qualitativen Interviews werden die Lebenserinnerungen von Kindern und Jugendlichen sowie die Berufserinnerungen ehemaliger Mitarbeiterinnen der Heimerziehung lebendig gemacht, analytisch ausgewertet und miteinander verglichen. Damit versteht sich diese Studie als ein Beitrag zur Debatte... more...

  • 'Time-Out' in the Land of Apuby Hia Sen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99

    ? Within Childhood Research starkly different theoretical and empirical concerns characterize the global south-north divide. Hia Sen attempts to bridge the gap in Childhood Research which usually addresses childhoods differently according to their 'developing/developed', 'western/non-western' contexts, and finds its middle ground in the context of... more...

  • The "Ugly American" in the Arab Mindby Mohamed El-Bendary

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50

    How do Arabs view America? How do Arabs learn about America? The answers to these questions have assumed tremendous importance since 9/11,because therein lies the key to influencing Arab opinion of the United States in a favorable direction. Attainment of this goal has, thus far, eluded diplomats, foreign policy experts, and military strategists.... more...

  • 1,000-Year Floodby Stephen J. Lyons; Inc Sheree Bykofsky Associates

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    The people that will be most affected by a ?greater Cedar Rapids? were staying home, or were still coping in FEMA trailers where the water pipes routinely burst in the harsh Iowa winter, or were living with relatives, or had simply disappeared and moved on or given up. They had sold their flooded houses for a song or had taken out a mortgage... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Jack the Ripperby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    It is 1888 and the foggy streets of Whitechapel, one of the poorest areas of Victorian London, are gripped by fear. Five women thought have been murdered by the same hand, all but one of their corpses terrifyingly mutilated. But who were these women? And who could the murderer be? This fascinating book contains over one hundred facts about the awful... more...

  • 101 Interesting Facts on Britain's True Life Crimesby Mike Gray

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99

    Are you interested in true life crime? Would you like to find out more about some of the most highly publicised crimes ever committed in Great Britain? Are you curious about the UK’s most notorious murderers, bank robbers, kidnappers, fraudsters and career criminals? If so, you won’t want to be without 101 Interesting Facts on Britain’s... more...

  • 101 Interesting Facts on Ronnie Biggs and the Great Train Robberyby Mike Gray

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99

    The Great Train Robbery, and the part Ronnie Biggs played in it, is one of the most famous true crime stories of all time. Ronnie’s imprisonment, subsequent escape and life on the run has been the subject of much discussion and this new book sets out the facts for anyone wishing to find out what really happened on the day of the robbery and in... more...

  • 11 September 2001by Bulent Gokay; R.B.J. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    In a comprehensive study of the world since September 11th, 2001, the contributors to this volume offer a series of perspectives on current security trends. The scholars who participated in this study are from Europe, North America and Asia. more...