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Irrefutable Evidence: Adventures in the History of Forensic Science
Michael Kurland.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566638036.  Daedalus Item Code: 33690
 
The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals—and, just as important, freeing the innocent—has transformed society's assault on crime, argues two-time Edgar Award ... (Read More)
 
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Jung: A Journey of Transformation
Vivianne Crowley.
Publisher: Quest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780835607827.  Daedalus Item Code: 40816
 
Perhaps the most influential psychologist of the 20th century, Carl Jung's ideas shape the way we think about ourselves and the ways we relate to each other. He gives us concepts we use everyday to ... (Read More)
 
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Keynes: The Rise, Fall, and Return of the 20th Century's Most Influential Economist
Peter Clarke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190232.  Daedalus Item Code: 31906
 
Historian Peter Clarke provides a timely and masterful account of the life and work of John Maynard Keynes, whose ideas inspired the New Deal and helped rebuild world economies after World War II, ... (Read More)
 
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Language: The Cultural Tool
Daniel L. Everett.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378538.  Daedalus Item Code: 40720
 
In recent years the prevailing opinion among many academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. But linguist Daniel Everett argues that ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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Lastingness: The Art of Old Age
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446199643.  Daedalus Item Code: 22371
 
While the American population is growing older, we remain focused on youth; we're "over the hill" by 50, and even sooner in fields of sports and entertainment. But if younger is better, why do we ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicon of Real American Foods
Jane & Michael Stern.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760947.  Daedalus Item Code: 32928
 
This tasty addition to the Roadfood reading list will make you hungry, and serve you a side dish of wanderlust. James Beard Award–winning Gourmet columnists Jane and Michael Stern have ... (Read More)
 
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The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study
Howard S. Friedman & Leslie R. Martin.
Publisher: Hudson Street.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594630750.  Daedalus Item Code: 33190
 
Written by two psychologists who specialize in the relationship between psychology and health, this landmark study upends the advice we have been given about how to live to a healthy old age. For ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Asti Hustvedt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393025606.  Daedalus Item Code: 23885
 
Blanche, Augustine, and Geneviève were each admitted to the hysteria ward of the Salpêtrière Hospital in 1870s Paris, where their care was directed by the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger: The Photobook
Francois Hebel, foreword.
Publisher: Contrasto.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788869652905.  Daedalus Item Code: 41390
 
"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
 
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Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
Mark J. Penn.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446580960.  Daedalus Item Code: 00008
 
The nation is no longer a melting pot, assays Mark Penn, the analyst who identified "soccer moms" as a crucial constituency in President Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign. We are instead a ... (Read More)
 
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The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey
Adam Hochschild.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618758258.  Daedalus Item Code: 03459
 
A finalist for both the National Book Award (for Bury the Chains) and the National Book Critics Circle Award (for King Leopold's Ghost), Adam Hochschild first gave us this snapshot of ... (Read More)
 
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