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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
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Pop Sixties: Magnum Photos
Anthony Decurtis, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810995260.  Daedalus Item Code: 43067
Culled from the archives of Magnum Photos, this panoramic view of the 1960s encompasses the era's larger-than-life stars (Marilyn Monroe, Muhammed Ali, the Beatles); the influential (Bob Dylan, Andy ... (Read More)
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Practice to Decieve
Ann Rule.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416544623.  Daedalus Item Code: 53845
On Christmas Day 2003, Russel Douglas was found shot between the eyes in his car on the idyllic Whidbey Island in Puget Sound. The police doubt that they will find the perpetrator, but a vital clue ... (Read More)
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
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The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of "Enough"
Julia Cameron, with Emma Lively.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585428977.  Daedalus Item Code: 53254
(Winner of the 2013 Nautilus Gold Book Award for Best Inner Prosperity/Right Livelihood Book) The author of The Artist's Way and other books on the creative process, Julia Cameron has ... (Read More)
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848876750.  Daedalus Item Code: 32858
The creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery (as well as the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson), Ralph Steadman is both a longtime dog lover and a longtime dog drawer, ... (Read More)
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Seize the Day: How the Dying Teach Us to Live
Marie de Hennezel. Carol Brown Janeway, trans.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447205777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52821
"How do we learn to die?" Drawing upon her personal experience of working with terminally ill people in a palliative care unit, the author of The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body From ... (Read More)
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Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life: A Psychologist Investigates How Evolution, Cognition, and Complexity are Revolutionizing Our View of Human Nature
Douglas T. Kenrick.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020447.  Daedalus Item Code: 51332
Although our heads are full of simple, selfish biases that evolved to help our ancestors survive, modern human beings are anything but simple and selfish cavemen, argues social psychologist Douglas ... (Read More)
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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt—And Why They Shouldn't
William B. Irvine.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199934454.  Daedalus Item Code: 50871
Insults may be part of the fabric of daily life, but why do we insult each other? Why do insults cause us such pain? Can we do anything to counteract them, or to overcome our inclination to ... (Read More)
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Spectrum: From Right to Left in the World of Ideas
Perry Anderson.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844671359.  Daedalus Item Code: 40702
Focusing on the range of contemporary ideas that run from conservative to liberal to radical conceptions of state and society, British historian and essayist Perry Anderson considers here the ... (Read More)
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Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art & New Science of Changing Minds
Kevin Dutton.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151012794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52617
Roughly 400 times per day, people around us try to persuade or influence us in their favor. Psychologist Kevin Dutton introduces us to the natural super-persuaders in our midst—advertisers, con men, ... (Read More)
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
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