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by ROBERT FREKE GOULD
Written by an eminent Masonic historian, this authoritative survey is considered one of the most well-rounded accounts of Masonry in all its stages. First published in a series of volumes from 1882 to 1887, it chronicles ""the Craft's"" ...
by LEO TOLSTOY
Despite having written War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, at the age of 51, looked back on his life and considered it a meaningless, regrettable failure. A Confession provides insight into the great Russian writer's movement from the ...
by Caleb Wilde
The blogger behind Confessions of a Funeral Director-what Time magazine called a "must read"-reflects on mortality and the powerful lessons death holds for every one of us in this compassionate and thoughtful spiritual memoir that combines the ...
by George O'Hare
A witty and intriguing memoir that addresses how white youth are raised and trained to be racists, and how learning the truth can cause a died-in-the-wool racist to become a recovering racist. ...
How I Dropped Eight Dress Sizes and Took My Life Back
by A.J. Rochester
When A.J. Rochester is singled out as the ideal candidate for a television show on obesity, she is at first appalled and then resolved. Enough is enough. She vows to lose forty kilos - not because she yearns to become a pretzel, but so she can ...Audio Book
Richard Broome and the practice of Aboriginal history
by Ben Silverstein
<p>This collection traces the legacy of Richard Broome?s pathbreaking work in Aboriginal history by presenting innovative work that assesses and transforms a broad range of important debates that have captured both scholarly and popular ...
by Badinter Elisabeth
Today, to be pregnant seems not far from entering into a religious order. There is an expectation that mothers will fit the bill of breastfeeding, nappy-washing, home-cooking supermums. So are mums who rely on formula, childcare and disposable
Central to the study of Chinese civilization at its widest extension is the thought of the great sage K'ung, usually known in the West by the Latinized form of his name, Confucius. His works form the core of more than two thousand years of ...
Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course
by Barbara Barbosa Neves
<p> <p>Are ICTs connecting families? What does this connectedness mean in terms of family routines, relationships, norms, work, intimacy, and privacy? By combining empirical research with theoretical and methodological perspectives, this book ...
by Donna Freitas
A 2015 survey of twenty-seven elite colleges found that twenty-three percent of respondents reported personal experiences of sexual misconduct on their campuses. That figure has not changed since the 1980s, when people first began collecting ...
by Paul Jepson
At a time of unparalleled environmental change, there has never been a greater need for new ways of defending nature. In this forward-thinking work, Paul Jepson and Richard Ladle cover all aspects of modern conservation to provide a fascinatingAudio Book
One of the most influential books in the history of Western thought, The Consolation of Philosophy was written in a prison cell by a condemned man. Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (c. 480-524) was a Roman scholar, theologian, philosopher, and
by Brooks Karen
<i>Consuming Innocence- Popular Culture and Our Children</i> is an engaging and thought-provoking look at the effects of popular culture on children, parenting and family life. It is down to earth, confronting and accessible without sacrificing ...
by Dr Eirini Kotsovili edited by Dr
<i>Consumption and Gender in Southern Europe since the Long 1960s</i> offers an in-depth analysis of the relationship between gender and contemporary consumer cultures in post-authoritarian Southern European societies.<br> <br>The book sees a ...
by Carolyn A. Day
During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, there was a tubercular 'moment' in which perceptions of the consumptive disease became inextricably tied to contemporary concepts of beauty, playing out in the clothing fashions of the day. With the
An Introduction through Original Fiction, Discussion, and Readings
by Thomas D. Davis
<p><i>Contemporary Moral and Social Issues</i> is a uniquely entertaining introduction that brings ethical thought to life. It makes innovative use of engaging, topically oriented original short fiction, together with classic and influential ...
Learning to Fall in Love with your Country
by Bruce Pascoe
<i>Convincing Ground</i> is a wide ranging, personal and powerful work which resonates with historical and contemporary Australian debates about identity, dispossession, memory and community. For Pascoe, the Australian character was not ...
by KATE CORKERY
As the home of the famous Blarney Stone it is perhaps not surprising that the stories of County Cork could fill many libraries. Among its vast archive of myth and legend are tales of the Goddess Cliona, The Hag of Beara and the Giant Mac Mahon ...
by RICHARD M BUCKE
Acclaimed by William James as ""an addition to psychology of first-rate importance,"" this pioneering work constitutes a classic modern study of the mystical experience. Author Richard Maurice Bucke, a distinguished progressive psychiatrist, ...
by Tom Keneally
One of the central moral issues of our time is the question of asylum seekers, arguably the most controversial subject in Australia today. In this landmark anthology, twenty-seven of Australia's finest writers have focused their intelligence and