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A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom

Volume 1, From Creation to the Victory of Scientific and Literary Methods

by Andrew White

<p>Given the powerful and forthright title of Andrew Dickson White's classic study, it is best to make clear his own sense of the whole as given in the original 1896 edition: &quot;My conviction is that science, though it has evidently conquered

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A House Divided

Protestantism, Schism and Secularization

by Steve Bruce

<p>The main concern of this study, first published in 1990, is the part played by Protestantism in the complex of social processes of ‘secularization’. The book deals with the way in which Protestant schism and dissent paved the way for the rise

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A Hundred Years of Geography

by T.W. Freeman

<p>Far from dissolving, this effort demonstrates the ongoing vitality of geography as a profession. In a world increasingly sensitive to the problems of people and resources, geography has constantly provided the basic information for its sister

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A Hundred Years of Sociology

by G.Duncan Mitchell

<p>Tracing the development of scientifi c sociology from Comte to the present, A Hundred Years of Sociology is a concise, narrative history of the major fi gures, ideas, and schools that lie behind the work of contemporary sociologists. Covering

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A Job for Life: Education and Support for Parents

by Pugh, Gillian

Bringing up children is a 'job for life' and this discussion paper looks at education and support for parents as a continuous process which starts at birth and goes on through childhood, adolescence, committed relationships, pregnancy and ...

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A Land of Milk and Honey?

Making Sense of Aotearoa New Zealand

by Avril Bell, Vivienne Elizabeth, Tracey McIntosh & others

<p>Since colonisation, New Zealand has been mythologised as a ‘land of milk and honey’– a promised land of natural abundance and endless opportunity. In the twenty-first century, the country has become literally a land of milk and honey as ...

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A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions

by Claudine Burton-Jeangros, Stéphane Cullati, Amanda Sacker & others

<p>This book examines health trajectories and health transitions at different stages of the life course, including childhood, adulthood and later life. It provides findings that assess the role of biological and social transitions on health ...

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A Life-Course Perspective on Migration and Integration

by Matthias Wingens, Michael Windzio, Helga de Valk & others

<p>Over the last four decades the sociological life course approach with its focus on the interplay of structure and agency over time life course perspective has become an important research perspective in the social sciences. Yet, while it has ...

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A Man of Good Abilities

by Tony Parker

<p>First published in 1967, <i>A Man of Good Abilities</i> was Tony Parker's fifth book, and told the story of 65 year-old 'Norman Edwards', a compulsive swindler-embezzler for his whole adult life, one punctuated by numerous ineffective terms ...

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A Mask for Privilege

Anti-semitism in America

by Carey McWilliams & Wilson Carey McWilliams

<p> Why in America should the most sinister of European social diseases have taken root? Why should that disease have spread from its seemingly anachronistic beginning in the Gilded Age until it infected many of our great magazines and ...

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A Matter of Record

Documentary Sources in Social Research

by John Scott

<p>This textbook aims to give an introduction to the use of documentary sources in social research. It is designed to be a companion to courses in research methods in the social sciences and history and a reference text for those beginning ...

ISBN: 9780745687735

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A minority and the state

Travellers in Britain in the twentieth century

by Becky Taylor

<p>A minority and the state looks at the relationship between Travellers, or 'Gypsies', and the wider settled society in Britain throughout the twentieth century. This detailed study considers the ways in which the state has tried to create and ...

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A Model of Prevention

Life Lessons

by David A. Hamburg

<p>An autobiography of a ground-breaking medical doctor. Dr. David A. Hamburg started as a medical student with interest in stress disorders, paying special attention to the propensity toward violence, including the evolution of human ...

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A New American Creed

The Eclipse of Citizenship and Rise of Populism

by David H. Kamens

<p>A new American creed has reconstructed the social contract. Generations from 1890 to 1940 took for granted that citizenship entailed voting, volunteering, religiosity, and civic consciousness. Conspicuously, the WWII generation, introduced ...

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A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil

by Jane Addams

ISBN: 1230000692618

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A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences

by G. Mitchell

<p>Designed especially to meet the needs of beginners in all the social sciences, &quot;A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences&quot; follows its highly successful distinguished predecessor initially issued as &quot;A Dictionary of ...

ISBN: 9781351534840

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A New Economics of Population, Pollution & Poverty Vs Peace & Prosperity

by R. K. Srivastava

<p>The author is an ex-banker of a nationalized bank named Allahabad Bank and has served in various capacities as senior manager. His tenure in the rural / semi urban / urban &amp; metro branches has brought him face-to-face with the abject ...

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A New Ethic of 'Older'

Subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization

by Bridget Garnham

<p>Through its themes of subjectivity, surgery, and self-stylization this book critically examines the cultural constraints and incitements that shape the practice of cosmetic surgery by older people. The book problematizes anti-ageing ...

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A New Industrial Future?

3D Printing and the Reconfiguring of Production, Distribution, and Consumption

by Thomas Birtchnell & John Urry

<p><em>A New Industrial Future?</em> examines whether a further industrial revolution is taking place around the world. In this compelling book Birtchnell and Urry examine such a new possible future involving the mass adoption of 3D printing. ...

ISBN: 9781317691532

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A People's History of the Russian Revolution

by Neil Faulkner

<p>The Russian Revolution may well be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In this fast-paced introduction, Neil Faulkner debunks the myths that continue to shroud it, showing how a mass movement of millions, organised in democratic ...

ISBN: 9781786800206

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