Posts Tagged ‘History’

Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity (Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução)

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Arthur Schwartz’s New York City Food: An Opinionated History and More Than 100 Legendary Recipes

The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Harlem Run, turned her frustration into political action. Désir’s remedy: a four-woman, 240-mile relay, beginning in Harlem, New York City, on Jan. 16 and ending in Washington, D.C., on the day of Trump’s inauguration. The […]

A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain

A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain The Victorian era has dominated the popular imagination like no other period, but these myths and stories also give a very distorted view of the 19th century. The early Victorians were much stranger that we usually imagine, and their world would have felt very different from our […]

A Culinary History of Florida

A Culinary History of Florida From the very first prickly pears harvested by Paleo-Indians more than twelve thousand years ago to the Seminole tribe’s staple dish of sofkee, Florida’s culinary history is as diverse as its geography. Italian, French, Creole, Spanish, Cuban, Greek, Mexican, Minorcan and Caribbean influences season southern, soul and Cracker foods to […]

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, and Shiseido, have imagined beauty for us. This book provides the […]

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms which have shaped this industry, such as Avon, Coty, Estee Lauder, L''Oreal, and Shiseido, have imagined beauty for us. This book provides the […]

Beauty Imagined: The History of the Global Beauty Business

Beauty Imagined: The History of the Global Beauty Business The global beauty business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive ourselves and what it is to be beautiful. The brands and firms that have dominated this industry, such as L''Oreal, Unilever, Rimmel, and Chanel, have re-imagined beauty for us. This book provides the first authoritative […]

Germans Forget Postwar History Lesson On Debt Relief In Greece Crisis

As negotiations between Greece and its creditors stumbled toward breakdown, culminating in a sound rejection on Sunday by Greek voters of the conditions demanded in exchange for a financial lifeline, a vintage photo resurfaced on the Internet. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to […]

What Happens When You Rewrite History?

“History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it” – Winston Churchill Everyone has their own personal history: the collection of stories we were told about times we were too young to remember, along with stories we experienced ourselves, spun together by our own interpretation in the present moment. Our history holds […]

The Secret History Of Seal Team 6

They have plotted deadly missions from secret bases in the badlands of Somalia. In Afghanistan, they have engaged in combat so intimate that they have emerged soaked in blood that was not their own. On clandestine raids in the dead of the night, their weapons of choice have ranged from customized carbines to primeval tomahawks. […]

The Secret History Of Seal Team 6

They have plotted deadly missions from secret bases in the badlands of Somalia. In Afghanistan, they have engaged in combat so intimate that they have emerged soaked in blood that was not their own. On clandestine raids in the dead of the night, their weapons of choice have ranged from customized carbines to primeval tomahawks. […]

You Can Be Prosecuted for Clearing Your Browser History

Khairullozhon Matanov is a 24-year-old former cab driver from Quincy, Massachusetts. The night of the Boston Marathon bombings, he ate dinner with Tamerlan and Dhzokhar Tsarnaev at a kebob restaurant in Somerville. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be […]

Workers And Unions In Wisconsin: A Labor History Anthology

Workers And Unions In Wisconsin: A Labor History Anthology Wisconsin accounts for about two percent of the nation''s total population, but its contribution to the history of working people and social reform extends far beyond these numbers. In the early years of the twentieth century, Wisconsin became a veritable laboratory for social and political reform, […]

Workers and Unions in Wisconsin: A Labor History Anthology

Workers and Unions in Wisconsin: A Labor History Anthology Wisconsin accounts for about two percent the nation’s total population, of but its contribution to the history of working people and social reform extends far beyond these numbers. In the early years of the twentieth century, Wisconsin became a veritable laboratory for social and political reform, […]

Here Is The Definitive History Of Mankind’s Finest Food: The Salad

Before the hamburger, before the burrito — before even all-you-can-eat breadsticks — there was the salad. (Cue dramatic music.) According to the Oxford Dictionary of Food and Drink in America, mankind’s finest vegetable creation was popularized way back in the Roman Empire. It first appeared in the form of raw leafy vegetables covered in salty, […]

Inventing Beauty: A History of the Innovations that Have Made Us Beautiful

Inventing Beauty: A History of the Innovations that Have Made Us Beautiful There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.—Helena RubinsteinIn this fascinating, meticulously researched romp through the annals of the beauty industry, New York Times patents columnist Teresa Riordan throws back the curtain on a century of shrewd, canny women who have knowingly deployed […]

American Inventions: A History of Curious, Extraordiary, and Just Plain Useful Patents

American Inventions: A History of Curious, Extraordiary, and Just Plain Useful Patents Every American knows that Thomas Alva Edison’s most famous invention was the light bulb, but who invented the pregnancy test? How was the airbag invented? How was the first computer patented? Stephen van Dulken examines the way inventions and patents such as these […]

Shockingly Few Students Are Proficient In U.S. History

Which of these do the governments of Canada, France and Australia have in common: a) They are controlled by the military; b) They have constitutions that limit their power; c) They have leaders with absolute power; d) They discourage participation by citizens in public affairs? If you chose b, you’re smarter than more than 40 […]

LGBTQ Immigrants On Same-Sex Marriage: ‘History Went Along With Us’

WASHINGTON — Same-sex marriage arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday stem partly from a dispute over a few words on a piece of paper. Jim Obergefell, one of the lead plaintiffs, wanted to be listed as the surviving spouse on the death certificate of his late husband, John Arthur. Because they live in Ohio, […]

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 Activities

A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 Activities Many Americans, educators included, mistakenly believe all Arabs share the same culture, language, and religion, and have only recently begun immigrating to the United States. A Kid’s Guide to Arab American History dispels these and other stereotypes and provides a contemporary as well as […]

The First Lady Speaks at the History of Gospel Music Workshop

The First Lady delivers remarks at a White House Workshop on the history of gospel music. April 14, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]

In Performance at the White House: The History of Gospel

President Obama speaks at a gospel performance at the White House. April 14, 2015. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

The Artifice of Beauty: A History and Practical Guide to Perfume and Cosmetics

The Artifice of Beauty: A History and Practical Guide to Perfume and Cosmetics Why did Egyptians wear so much makeup? Were the Vikings really unwashed barbarians? How did the fashionable Elizabethan deal with bathing, lice, and excessive facial hair? What happened underneath all that hairpowder and scented pomade in the 18th century? How did young […]

Food History Almanac

Food History Almanac The Food History Almanac covers 365 days of the year, with information and anecdotes relating to food history from around the world from medieval times to the present. The daily entries include such topics as celebrations; significant food-related moments in history from the fields of science and technology, exploration and discovery, travel, […]

Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History (California Studies in Food and Culture)

The Cambridge History of the Cold War

The Cambridge History of the Cold War This volume examines the origins and early years of the Cold War. In the first comprehensive reexamination of the period, a team of leading scholars shows how the conflict evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic and sociopolitical environments of the two world wars and interwar period, and discusses […]

A Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History

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Creating the History You Want to Share

I have a secret weapon when I engage complete strangers in political conversations as I often do. It’s my U.S. Congressman, John Lewis. First I must say, this weekend there’s a big party in Atlanta, celebrating Rep. Lewis’ 75th birthday. It will be a momentous occasion for every person there, each in her or his […]

History Of Beauty

History Of Beauty Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated book has been a critical success since its first publication in 2004. What is beauty? Umberto Eco, among Italy’s finest and most important contemporary thinkers, explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. […]

Cultural History of Plants

Cultural History of Plants Food, clothing, shelter, healing, decoration-through the cultivation of plants, himankind has thrived and civilizations have flourished for thousands of years. Now, this unique new reference work tells the story, plant by plant, of the ongoing connection between human culture and the plant kingdom. “The Cultural History of Plants” provides details on […]

History of Beauty

History of Beauty Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated book has been a critical success since its first publication in 2004. What is beauty? Umberto Eco, among Italy’s finest and most important contemporary thinkers, explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. […]

History Of Beauty

History Of Beauty Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated book has been a critical success since its first publication in 2004. What is beauty? Umberto Eco, among Italy’s finest and most important contemporary thinkers, explores the nature, the meaning, and the very history of the idea of beauty in Western culture. […]

The Body Project: An Intimate History Of American Girls

The Body Project: An Intimate History Of American Girls "Timely and sympathetic . . . a work of impassioned advocacy."         –PeopleA hundred years ago, women were lacing themselves into corsets and teaching their daughters to do the same. The ideal of the day, however, was inner beauty: a focus on good deeds and a pure […]

History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft

History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft For centuries, hand-carved wooden lovespoons have been used to demonstrate the deepest levels of love and affection. The history of this craft is steeped in rich tradition and symbolism. The carving of a lovespoon is a task that requires adept skill and concentration. These […]

A Curious History of Food and Drink

Iyanla at the Too Darn Hot Party: “I Saw History Tonight” | Too Darn Hot | Oprah Winfrey Network

From dazzling guests like John Legend, Mark Wahlberg and the casts of Tyler Perry’s four OWN shows to scorching performances from Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson, Tyler Perry’s Too Darn Hot Party had a lasting impact on relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant. “I saw history tonight. Sitting, looking at Stevie Wonder, I remember being a […]

A 1960s Civil Rights Marcher on Being a Part of History | #Selma50 | Oprah Winfrey Network

Fran Hoffman was a senior in college when Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights supporters marched for voting rights from Selma, Alabama, to the State Capitol in Montgomery. She drove with relatives and friends to Selma for the third (and final) march, a legendary event that led to the passage of the Voting […]

The Cotswolds: A Cultural History

The Cotswolds: A Cultural History Used – With its gentle hills and timeless villages, the Cotswold countryside is a vision of natural beauty and rural calm, but it is also a region rich in history. In this new addition to the Landscapes of the Imagination series, Jane Bingham offers an intriguing portrait of the Cotswolds […]

A History of Boston’s Jewish North Shore

A History of Boston’s Jewish North Shore Generations of Jewish immigrants sought refuge in the beauty of Boston’s North Shore. Drawing on their artisan skills, many found work in the tanneries of Peabody and the shoe factories of Lynn, while other enterprising Jews established their own businesses in Salem and Beverly-from butcher shops and groceries […]

A Brief History of Sag Harbor | #Selma50 | Oprah Winfrey Network

Take a trip to Sag Harbor — an exclusive resort town in New York’s The Hamptons that has served as an oasis from racism for many of its wealthy African-American residents throughout the decades. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN A month-long celebration in January honoring civil rights legends who paved the way […]

A History of Modern Brazil

A History of Modern Brazil Over time, Brazil has evolved into a well-defined nation with a strong sense of identity. From the natural beauty of the Amazon River to the exciting resort city of Rio de Janeiro, from soccer champion Pele to classical musician Villa Lobos, Brazil is known as a distinctive, diverse country. It […]

Original Farmers Market Food & History Tour

Original Farmers Market Food & History Tour Explore LA’s Original Farmers Market a landmark unlike any other in southern California on an entertaining informative and delicious Melting Pot Food Tour. Artisan butchers bakers and candymakers a gourmet grocery emporium with one of L.A.’s finest cheese counters. List Price: $ 45.00 Price: $ 45.00

This Day in History: One Small Step for a President, One Huge Leap for Digital Communications at the White House

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The True History of Chocolate

The True History of Chocolate This tale of one of the world’s favourite foods draws upon botany, archaeology, socio-economics and culinary history to present a complete history of chocolate. The story begins some 3000 years ago in the jungles of Mexico and Central America with the tree ‘Theobroma cacao’ and the complex processes necessary to […]

Breast Cancer History, Please Don’t Repeat

I don’t have breast cancer. I’ve waited to hear those words for nearly six months, after a suspicious mammogram led to a host of other tests and procedures. Each round of results revealed more about what was causing the abnormalities. Ultimately I discovered that I have two conditions that generate atypical cells and put me […]

The Names of Your Ancestors: Discover Hidden Baby Name Gems in Your Family’s History

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Under Stately Oaks: A Pictorial History of LSU

Under Stately Oaks: A Pictorial History of LSU New – Nestled on a picturesque spot near the banks of the Mississippi River, Louisiana State University is a photographer’s dream. From the red pantile roofs and honey-colored stucco of its Italian Renaissance architecture to the “stately oaks and broad magnolias” hailed in the alma mater, the […]

This Day in History: Carving Out a Piece of Thanksgiving History

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This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago…

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This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago…

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This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago…

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This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago…

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Exploring Camano Island: A History and Guide

Exploring Camano Island: A History and Guide Used – The beaches, forests and wildlife of Washington’s Camano Island offer a treasure-trove of natural beauty and endless recreational possibilities. English Boom Historical Park was once a bustling center for logging and is now a peaceful spot with its uplands, salt marsh, shoreline and tidelands. Davis Slough […]

History of Rome

History of Rome GEOGRAPHICAL OUTLINE OF ITALY. Italia! oh, Italia! thou who hast The fatal gift of beauty, which became A funeral dower of present woes and past, On thy sweet brow is sorrow plough’d by shame, And annals traced in characters of flame-Byron. 1. The outline of Italy presents a geographical unity and completeness […]

Growers’ Stories – History of the Weckwerth Apple Farm

Listen to Walmart Apple grower talk about his childhood on his family farm, and why delicious apples grow in Michigan. Subscribe for more great videos: http://youtube.com/walmart. Uploads by Walmart Save on Value of the Day and Rollback Specials at Walmart.com!

Colorado School Board Member Refuses To Withdraw Proposal To Review AP History Curriculum

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver school board refused to back off a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S. history course on Thursday despite waves of protest from dozens of students, parents and residents who accused the board’s new conservative majority of trying to influence children with their political views. Some in the […]

Growers’ Stories – History of the Meachum Apple Farm

Hear Trever and Jason Meachum talk about the history of their family farm and why they love being farmers. Subscribe for more great videos: http://youtube.com/walmart. Uploads by Walmart Save on Value of the Day and Rollback Specials at Walmart.com!

Growers’ Stories – History of the Hronis Grape Farm

Hear Walmart Grape Grower, Kosta Hronis, talk about his family’s history growing grapes. Subscribe for more great videos: http://youtube.com/walmart. Uploads by Walmart Save on Value of the Day and Rollback Specials at Walmart.com!

The History and Benefits of Yoga – Operation Change – OWN

Tune in for an all-new episode of Operation Change Monday at 9/8c. Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV Reema Saikia, an Indian yoga teacher and therapist, explains the history and terminology of the ancient practice of yoga. To find out more about Operation Change Click Here: http://www.operationchange.com/ Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN Visit our channel for […]

Italy-Tuscany: Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat

Italy-Tuscany: Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat Food wine history and scenery that simply can’t be beat.Welcome to your classic Tuscan adventure – to seven full days of mouth-watering food graceful rolling vineyards weathered hillside villas and vibrant cities brimming with art history and old-world charm. List Price: $ 3,298.00 Price: […]

How Mattie Stepanek Helped Change the Course of Oprah Show History – OWN

Original airdate: May 20, 2011 Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV When Oprah decided to end The Oprah Winfrey Show after 20 years, she received a letter from a 12-year-old boy urging her to reconsider. The boy was Mattie Stepanek, a young poet with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. While countless people tried to get the […]

Zoological Philosophy: An Exposition with Regard to the Natural History of Animals

Zoological Philosophy: An Exposition with Regard to the Natural History of Animals The great French zoologist Lamarck (1744-1829) was best known for his theory of evolution, called ''soft inheritance'', whereby organisms pass down acquired characteristics to their offspring. Originally a soldier, Lamarck later studied medicine and biology. His distinguished career included admission to the French […]

The History of Medications for Women

The History of Medications for Women The first work of its kind, The History of Medications for Women: Materia medica woman is a richly detailed, far-ranging illustrated history of medications for women in all the great cultures and civilizations, from ancient times to the present. Compiled by an acclaimed author of medical history literature, this […]

Champion of African American History: Carter G. Woodson

Ed. Note: This is cross-posted from the Huffington Post In the fall of 1870, a handful of students made their way through the northwest quadrant of the nation's capital, and through the doors of D.C.'s "Preparatory High School for Colored Youth," the country's first public high school for African American children. There, in the shadow […]

5 of the Sexiest Hairstyles in History

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The 7 Most Memorable Moments in Golden Globes History

Let's admit it: We all secretly want and wait for some kind of controversy, fashion mishap, or embarrassing moment made by the stars. Awards shows, without these moments, are just plain boring. The Hollywood Foreign Press' Golden Globes Awards are far looser than the more formal Academy Awards, thanks in part to the copious amounts […]

A Brief History of the End of the World

A Brief History of the End of the World Most people’s concept of the ‘end of the world’ comes from the book of ‘Revelation’. Today, there are an estimated 25 million Christian fundamentalists in the US who believe it will come with the ‘Rapture’; others point to an ecological catastrophe, the AIDS pandemic, nuclear and […]

Making Sexual History

Making Sexual History Jeffrey Weeks has established an international reputation as one of the most original and influential writers on the social history of sexuality. This new book brings together some of his most important work on the changing patterns of our sexual and intimate lives today. The first part of the book discusses writers […]

A History of Boston’s Jewish North Shore

A History of Boston’s Jewish North Shore Used – Forced to flee the brutal pogroms of Europe, Jewish immigrants sought refuge in the beauty of Boston’s North Shore. Drawing on their artisan skills, many found work in the tanneries of Peabody and the shoe factories of Lynn, while other enterprising Jews established their own businesses […]

The Rhine, legends, traditions, history, from Cologne to Mainz

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Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul Student Workshop

First Lady Michelle Obama hosts 120 middle and high school students from across the country for an interactive workshop event featuring a discussion about the origins and history of Memphis Soul, and a question and answer session with Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples, Sam Moore and Justin Timberlake. April 9, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse […]

Women’s History Month at the White House

In honor of Women’s History Month, last week, we welcomed a group of high school students to participate in a conversation with a mentoring panel at the White House. It was followed by a celebration in the East Room with President Obama and the First Lady. We caught up with some of the notable women […]

Women’s History Month Foreign Policy Panel

In a panel discussion, women working in foreign policy in the Obama Administration discuss their paths to success, and lessons they have learned and take questions from the next generation of leaders with interests in exploring a career in foreign policy. March 28, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

Women’s History Month: A Panel of Remarkable Women

Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the Council on Women and Girls, introduces a panel featuring women from a range of fields and backgrounds discussing their career paths, role models and advice for young people. March 18, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with […]

President Obama Speaks at a Women’s History Month Reception

President Obama delivers remarks at a Women’s History Month reception at the White House. March 18, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

United States in War with Spain and the History of Cuba Volume 2

United States in War with Spain and the History of Cuba Volume 2 New – This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: … Cuba. The following appeal was issued: […]

A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians

A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians New – Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: six miles to the east of Old Ebenezer, but it was located to much better […]

Pills, Powders & Potions: A History of Medication

Pills, Powders & Potions: A History of Medication New – “Raintree Freestyle” offers an accessible range of books that your students will choose to read. Filled with fascinating facts, this attractive collection is designed to support pupils aged 11-15 years with a reading age of 11-13 years. “A Painful History of Medicine” traces the extraordinary, […]

Nursing History Review, Volume 10, 2002

Nursing History Review, Volume 10, 2002 Long neglected, the history of nursing has recently become the focus of a considerable amount of attention. Over the past decade, developments in the history of medicine, the history of women – particularly of women’s work – and nursing itself have resulted in a new recognition of the importance […]

The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes

The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes Some samples: 1) When the United States was fighting the war in Vietnam, a sergeant wrote famed photographer Yousuf Karsh and requested a copy of a portrait that he had taken of Eleanor Roosevelt. Mr. Karsh wondered why a young man would be interested in […]

Beauty Imagined:A History of the Global Beauty Industry

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Res Romanae; Being Brief AIDS to the History, Geography, Literature, and Antiquities of Ancient Rome, for Less Advanced Students

Res Romanae; Being Brief AIDS to the History, Geography, Literature, and Antiquities of Ancient Rome, for Less Advanced Students Used – Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using […]

West Wing Week: 12/14/12 or “True to Ourselves and Our History”

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the First Family attended the annual Christmas in Washington concert, the Vice President talked #My2k over lunch with middle-class Americans and attended the Army Navy football game with Dr. Biden, while the President signed the Child Protection […]

A Guide to Cervical Cancer Including Its History, Signs and Symptoms, Causative Agent, Diagnosis, and More

A Guide to Cervical Cancer Including Its History, Signs and Symptoms, Causative Agent, Diagnosis, and More Used – Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Know more about cervical cancer and its effect on women’s health. Also included in this book are […]

Barbershop: History and Antiques (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford; Including the Lives of the Founders

A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford; Including the Lives of the Founders New – Volume: 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1810 Original Publisher: Printed by Collingwood and co. Subjects: Oxford (England) Education / Higher History / Europe / Great Britain Study Aids […]

Notes on the History of Trinity College, Cambridge

Notes on the History of Trinity College, Cambridge Used – General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1899 Original Publisher: Macmillan Subjects: Universities and colleges Education / Higher Study Aids / College Guides Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos […]

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry (Women in American History)

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Energy Medicine East and West: a natural history of qi

Energy Medicine East and West: a natural history of qi Energy Medicine East and West: A Natural History of Qi provides a unique, comprehensive overview of Qi or bioenergy for students and practitioners of energy medicines, Chinese and Oriental Medicine, and all disciplines of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Mayor and Micozzi start with a comparative […]

A Consumer’s Brief History of the Crayola Company

A Consumer’s Brief History of the Crayola Company Used – The name ‘Crayola’ has become synonymous to ‘art supplies’ and is a household name recognizable to 99% of Americans. The smell of Crayola crayons is one of the easiest to recognize scents for adults. How did this company become so popular? In this book, you […]

The History Of Last Night’s Dream: Discovering The Hidden Path To The So: Ul

The History Of Last Night’s Dream: Discovering The Hidden Path To The So: Ul Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is tough enough but when special occasions roll around most people throw up their hands and dive into the Super Bowl snacks Fourth of July hot dogs Halloween treats and New Years champagne–knowing that theyll regret it […]

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

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Oh, Say Did You Know?: The Secret History of America’s Famous Figures, Fads, Innovations & Emblems

Oh, Say Did You Know?: The Secret History of America’s Famous Figures, Fads, Innovations & Emblems With wit and charm, Oh Say Did You Know serves up 300 intriguing events and ideas that helped shape the United States. Gain valuable insight into the intricacies of every period of American history, from colonial days to the […]

Health Care Reform in the United States: Its History, Policy, and Debate

Health Care Reform in the United States: Its History, Policy, and Debate Used – This is an exploration of the United States Health Care Reform Debate. Includes a history of national reform efforts, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Health care Bill, debate over reform, public opinion, rationing, uninsured, and a list of advocacy groups.Project […]

The Dog Pit – Or, How to Select, Breed, Train and Manage Fighting Dogs, with Points as to Their Care in Health and Disease – 1888 (History of Fighting Dogs Series)

The Dog Pit – Or, How to Select, Breed, Train and Manage Fighting Dogs, with Points as to Their Care in Health and Disease – 1888 (History of Fighting Dogs Series) Used – Originally published in 1888, this book is extremely rare and much sought after in its original format. It has now been republished […]

Olive: A Global History

Olive: A Global History Used – “Olive” is one of the first books to delve deeply into one of the world’s most mythical foods. It’s also an everyday food: the oil from the olive fruit is present in our present-day diet. This succinct and engaging history traces the olive’s roots from antiquity, when olive oil […]

Eric J. Hanson’s Financial History of Alberta, 1905-1950

Eric J. Hanson’s Financial History of Alberta, 1905-1950 New – Eric Hanson — Alberta’s first, and arguably greatest, economist — wrote a number of influential books on federal-provincial relations, education finance, health care finance, and energy economics. In 1949, he took a leave from the University of Alberta, where he was a lecturer, to write […]