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John P. Slough: The Forgotten Civil War General
John P. Slough: The Forgotten Civil War General

John Potts Slough, the Union commander at the Battle of Glorieta Pass, lived a life of relentless pursuit for success that entangled him in the turbulent events of mid-nineteenth-century America. As a politician, Slough fought abolitionists in the Ohio legislature and during Kansas Territory's fourth and final constitutional...

Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
“Hart’s argument that we need to drastically revise our current view of illegal drugs is both powerful and timely . . . when it comes to the legacy of this country’s war on drugs, we should all share his outrage.” —The New York Times Book Review

From one of the world's
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Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization
Atlantic Passages: Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

Established by the American Colonization Society in the early nineteenth century as a settlement for free people of color, the West African colony of Liberia is usually seen as an endpoint in the journeys of those who traveled there. In Atlantic Passages, Robert Murray reveals that many Liberian settlers did not remain in...

Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism
Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

In Border and Rule, one of North America’s foremost thinkers and immigrant rights organizers delivers an unflinching examination of migration as a pillar of global governance and gendered racial class formation.

Harsha Walia disrupts easy explanations for the migrant and refugee
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Yoghurt: A Global History (Edible)
Yoghurt: A Global History (Edible)
Yoghurt: A Global History is a fascinating look at the rich history of yoghurt, from its earliest awakenings in Neolithic times to the modern-day culinary phenomenon it has become. The book delves into its nutritious properties, analyzes worldwide consumption, and explores the new developments in yoghurts, including non-dairy...
Succeeding with Object Databases: A Practical Look at Today's Implementations with Java and XML
Succeeding with Object Databases: A Practical Look at Today's Implementations with Java and XML
There is a definite need by many users and practitioners for documented case studies and examples that demonstrate the first-hand use of Object Data Management in realworld applications and systems. During the past few years, we have seen tremendous interest in Java. There has been an important shift from using Java just on the clientside to the...
Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing
Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing

Your organization can save and thrive in the cloud with this first non-technical guide to cloud computing for business leaders

In less than a decade Google, Amazon, and Salesforce.com went from unknown ideas to powerhouse fixtures in the economic landscape; in even less time offerings such as Linkedin, Youtube, Facebook,...

Persist
Persist

The inspiring, influential senator and bestselling author mixes vivid personal stories with a passionate plea for political transformation.

Elizabeth Warren is a beacon for everyone who believes that real change can improve the lives of all Americans. Committed, fearless, and famously persistent, she brings
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Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail (Travel Guide)
Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail (Travel Guide)
Mystical, timeless, and full of adventure: embark on the trip of a lifetime to the jewel of Peru with Moon Machu Picchu. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic trekking guides, including two to four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay, and an Inca Jungle Trail...
Data Mining Techniques: For Marketing, Sales, and Customer Relationship Management
Data Mining Techniques: For Marketing, Sales, and Customer Relationship Management
The first edition of Data Mining Techniques for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support appeared on book shelves in 1997. The book actually got its start in 1996 as Gordon and I were developing a 1-day data mining seminar for NationsBank (now Bank of America). Sue Osterfelt, a vice president at NationsBank and the author of a book on database...
Structured Finance Modeling with Object-Oriented VBA (Wiley Finance)
Structured Finance Modeling with Object-Oriented VBA (Wiley Finance)
Praise for STRUCTURED FINANCE MODELING with Object-Oriented VBA

"This book is an excellent and interesting integration of financial engineering, structured finance, and structured programming, and the book accomplishes this with easy-to-follow examples, using the most commonly available tools, MS VBA and spreadsheets. The author is clearly...

The New York City Subway System (Building America: Then and Now)
The New York City Subway System (Building America: Then and Now)
In 1912, workers digging to create the Broadway Subway, north of Murray Street in lower Manhattan, hit a brick wall approximately 21 feet (6.4 meters) below the street surface. Breaking through the wall, the laborers came upon a tunnel 9 feet (2.7 m) in diameter and lined with eight- inch- thick (20.32 centimeters) bricks. Two rails led into a...
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