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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Rose George.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805092639.  Daedalus Item Code: 70051
 
On ship-tracking websites, the waters are black with dots: each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. Freight shipping has been no less revolutionary to society ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an Undeserving World
Johannes Gutenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
From America's Finest (Satirical) News Source comes this compilation of the most important, most influential, certainly the glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. It's ... (Read More)
 
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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant. Sheryl Sandberg, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429562.  Daedalus Item Code: 69170
 
The author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, workplace psychologist Adam Grant again addresses the challenge of improving the world, this time from the approach of ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior
Russell J. Dalton & Hans-Dieter Klingemann, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199270125.  Daedalus Item Code: 63951
 
What does democracy expect of its citizens, and what does the public expect of its governmental institutions? Suggesting that opinion polls and even voting polls only scratch the surface, this volume ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
 
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
 
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Personal Intelligence: The Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our Lives
John D. Mayer.
Publisher: Scientific American.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374230852.  Daedalus Item Code: 70052
 
Renowned for co-developing a groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, psychologist John Mayer here introduces another novel psychological concept: in order to become our best selves, we use ... (Read More)
 
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Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right
Thomas Frank.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250020352.  Daedalus Item Code: 71803
 
Following up What's the Matter with Kansas? and The Wrecking Crew, columnist and editor Thomas Frank here addresses a simple question: How is it possible that the disastrous collapse of ... (Read More)
 
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The Political Teachings of Jesus
Tod Lindberg.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061373947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62325
 
Political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, foreword.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 71051
 
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide to Saving Money: An A to Z of Ingenious Tips for Stretching Your Dollars
Editors of Reader's Digest.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781621452485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70649
 
Saving money is often simply a matter of making smart buying choices. This wire-bound guide from the editors of Readers Digest is packed with ideas and methods for cutting household bills, ... (Read More)
 
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