The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871563
Size: 11.94 MB
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This book is as much the biography of a vision as it is the story of the people behind PLATO.

Hidden Agendas

Author: John Pilger
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407086413
Size: 77.78 MB
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In this powerful book, journalist and film maker John Pilger strips away the layers of deception, dissembling language and omission that prevent us from understanding how the world really works.

Fair Play

Author: Cyd Zeigler
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 161775465X
Size: 22.13 MB
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When Cyd Zeigler started writing about LGBT sports issues in 1999, no one wanted to talk about them. Today, this is a central conversation in American society that reverberates throughout the sports world and beyond.

The New Mutants

Author: Ramzi Fawaz
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 147982349X
Size: 11.33 MB
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In The New Mutants, Ramzi Fawaz draws upon queer theory to tell the story of these monstrous fantasy figures and how they grapple with radical politics from Civil Rights and The New Left to Women’s and Gay Liberation Movements.

Brief Histories Of Everyday Objects

Author: Andy Warner
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250137039
Size: 12.17 MB
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This is both a book of histories and a book about histories. It explores how lies become legends, trade routes spring up, and empires rise and fall—all from the perspective of your toothbrush or toilet.


Author: W. Hodding Carter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743474090
Size: 48.33 MB
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An anecdotal history of plumbing from the Harappan of 3000 B.C. to the modern world is a tribute to such engineering achievements as the lead pipes of the Roman empire, the sewers of London, and Japanese toilets.

The Al Jazeera Effect

Author: Philip Seib
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1597972002
Size: 50.67 MB
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What is involved is more than a refinement of established practices. We are seeing a comprehensive reconnecting of the global village and a reshaping of how the world works. Al Jazeera is a paradigm of new media's influence.

Supreme Democracy

Author: Richard Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190656972
Size: 12.94 MB
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In Supreme Democracy: The End of Elitism in the Supreme Court Nominations, Richard Davis, an eminent scholar of American politics and the courts, traces the history of nominations from the early republic to the present.

Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me

Author: Steven Hyden
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316259144
Size: 29.92 MB
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Each chapter in YOUR FAVORITE BAND IS KILLING ME focuses on a pop music rivalry, from the classic to the very recent, and draws connections to the larger forces surrounding the pairing. Through Hendrix vs.

The Social Organism

Author: Oliver Luckett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316359548
Size: 65.83 MB
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It's time we did. In The Social Organism, Luckett and Casey offer a revolutionary theory: social networks--to an astonishing degree--mimic the rules and functions of biological life.