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  • Classical Logic and Its Rabbit-Holesby Nelson P. Lande

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 33.00

    Many students ask, 'What is the point of learning formal logic?' This book gives them the answer. Using the methods of deductive logic, Nelson Lande introduces each new element in exquisite detail, as he takes students through example after example, proof after proof, explaining the thinking behind each concept. Shaded areas and appendices throughout... more...

  • Steel Drivin' Manby Scott Reynolds Nelson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    Nelson recounts the true story of the man behind the iconic American hero, telling the poignant tale of a young Virginia convict who died working on the first rail route through the Appalachian Mountains. Using census data, penitentiary reports, and railroad company reports, Nelson reveals how John Henry was forced to labor on the mile-long Lewis Tunnel... more...

  • Doing the Best I Canby Kathryn Edin; Timothy J. Nelson

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is denounced as one of the leading social problems of today. Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads." Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson examine how couples in challenging straits come together and get pregnant... more...

  • Little Strangersby Claudia Nelson

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 27.95

    When Massachusetts passed America's first comprehensive adoption law in 1851, the usual motive for taking in an unrelated child was presumed to be the need for cheap labor. But by 1929 -- the first year that every state had an adoption law -- the adoptee's main function was seen as emotional. Little... more...

  • Marx's Concept of Moneyby Anitra Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This work relates Marx's theory of money to his overall political economy, and places it firmly within the wider context of his political and philosophical thought. It has for some time been held that there exists an epistomological break between the early 'humanist' and later 'scientific' Marx. However, in this ground-breaking study Anitra Nelson... more...

  • Feminism, Objectivity and Economicsby Julie Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 83.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Barbarian's Beverageby Max Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Comprehensive and detailed, this is the first ever study of ancient beer and its distilling, consumption and characteristics Examining evidence from Greek and Latin authors from 700 BC to AD 900, the book demonstrates the important technological as well as ideological contributions the Europeans made to beer throughout the ages. The study is supported... more...

  • Working Memory Capacityby Nelson Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it is actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold temporarily in an especially accessible form for use... more...

  • Left for Deadby Peter Nelson

    Random House Children's Books 2002; US$ 8.95

    For fans of Unbroken , this is the incredible true story of a boy who helps to bring closure to the survivors of a World War II disaster and their families fifty years later.   Hunter Scott first learned about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis by watching the movie Jaws when he was just eleven-years-old. This was fifty years after the ship... more...

  • American Intelligence in War-time Londonby Nelson MacPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Based on OSS records only recently released to US National Archives, and on evidence from British archival sources, this is a thoroughly researched study of the Office of Strategic Services in London. The OSS was a critical liaison and operational outpost for American intelligence during World War II. Dr MacPherson puts the activities of the OSS into... more...