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Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You
Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You
At the beginning of the twentieth century, H. G. Wells predicted that statistical thinking would be as necessary for citizenship in a technological world as the ability to read and write. But in the twenty-first century, we are often overwhelmed by a baffling array of percentages and probabilities as we try to navigate in a world dominated...
Digital Civil War: Confronting the Far-Right Menace
Digital Civil War: Confronting the Far-Right Menace
A frontline account of the social media battles raging between red and blue Americans – and how to find moral clarity in the chaos of digital civil war. 

Are rural white Christians the real Americans? Should teachers be armed or should the Second Amendment be repealed? Is abortion murder or
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The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the U.S. Army (Battlegrounds: Cornell Studies in Military History)
The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the U.S. Army (Battlegrounds: Cornell Studies in Military History)

In The Sexual Economy of War, Andrew Byers argues that in the early twentieth century, concerns about unregulated sexuality affected every aspect of how the US Army conducted military operations. Far from being an exercise marginal to the institution and its scope of operations, governing sexuality was, in fact, integral to...

Meditation For Dummies (Book and CD edition)
Meditation For Dummies (Book and CD edition)
"An easy-to-follow yet comprehensive introduction to the practice of meditation."

—John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Research has proven that meditation relaxes the body, calms the mind, reduces stress, and enhances overall health and well-being. Whether you're new to meditation...

Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart: The Taoist Path through Stress and Spirituality
Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart: The Taoist Path through Stress and Spirituality
"Reading Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart is like eavesdropping on a conversation between Lao Tzu and Joseph Campbell—a pure pleasure to read!"
—Deepak Chopra, M.D., coauthor of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga and author of The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire

"Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart is an enchanting piece...

The Letters of Mary Penry: A Single Moravian Woman in Early America (Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies)
The Letters of Mary Penry: A Single Moravian Woman in Early America (Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist Studies)

In The Letters of Mary Penry, Scott Paul Gordon provides unprecedented access to the intimate world of a Moravian single sister. This vast collection of letters—compiled, transcribed, and annotated by Gordon—introduces readers to an unmarried woman who worked, worshiped, and wrote about her experience living in...

Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism
Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism

The primary emblem of the feminine in Tibetan Buddhism is the dakini, or "sky-dancer," a semi-wrathful spirit-woman who manifests in visions, dreams, and meditation experiences. Western scholars and interpreters of the dakini, influenced by Jungian psychology and feminist goddess theology, have shaped a contemporary critique of...

Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World: Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century (International Political Economy Series)
This book explores the interconnected ways in which the control of knowledge has become central to the exercise of political, economic, and social power. Building on the work of International Political Economy scholar Susan Strange, this multidisciplinary volume features experts from political science, anthropology, law, criminology,...
Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About
Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About
It has become virtually impossible to honestly discuss race, gender, and class issues in mainstream American society because if you dare repeat certain "tabooo truths," you'll be ostracized as a bigot. Professor Wilfred Reilly (author of Hate Crime Hoax) fearlessly presents 10 of these truths here and investigates...
Seduction: A History From the Enlightenment to the Present
Seduction: A History From the Enlightenment to the Present

A brilliantly original history that explores the shifting cultural mores of courtship, told through the lives of remarkable women and men throughout history.

If sex has generally been a private matter, seduction has always been of intense public interest. Whether the stuff of front-page tabloid news, the
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The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers)
The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers)
From the first encounters between the Portuguese and indigenous peoples in 1500 to the current political turmoil, the history of Brazil is much more complex and dynamic than the usual representations of it as the home of Carnival, soccer, the Amazon, and samba would suggest. This extensively revised and expanded second edition of...
CTOs at Work
CTOs at Work

Scott Donaldson, Stanley Siegel and Gary Donaldson interview many of the world's most influential chief technology officers in CTOs at Work, offering a brand-new companion volume to the highly acclaimed elite At Work books including Coders at Work, CIOS at Work and...

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