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Everybody's Doin' It: Sex, Music, and Dance in New York, 1840-1917

Cockrell, Dale · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Racy scholarship does the Grizzly Bear here with theoretical rigor." -- William Lhamon, author of Raising CainEverybody's Doin' It is the eye-opening story of popular music's seventy-year rise in the brothels, dance halls, and dives of New York City. It traces the birth...
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A Prairie Devotional: Inspired by the Beloved TV Series

Wendi Lou Lee · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Loyalty, hard work, and love of God, neighbor, and country have never been more cherished or needed. For nostalgic fans who seek a more meaningful way of life, A Prairie Devotional offers deep lessons drawn from the beloved TV series.For the first time, fans of the Little House TV series...
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Robots That Kill: Deadly Machines and Their Precursors in Myth, Folklore, Literature, Popular Culture and Reality

Markowitz, Judith A. · McFarland
Pages: 247
Format: Paperback

This book describes real-world killer robots using a blend of perspectives. Overviews of technologies, such as autonomy and artificial intelligence, demonstrate how science enables these robots to be effective killers. Incisive analyses of social controversies swirling around the design...
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Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What the Music Industry Can Teach Us about Economics and Life

Krueger, Alan B. · Currency
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Alan Krueger, a former chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, uses the music industry, from superstar artists to music executives, from managers to promoters, as a way in to explain key principles of economics, and the forces shaping our economic lives.The music industry...
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Nightingales in Berlin: Searching for the Perfect Sound

Rothenberg, David · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

A celebrated figure in myth, song, and story, the nightingale has captivated the imagination for millennia, its complex song evoking a prism of human emotions, - from melancholy to joy, from the fear of death to the immortality of art. But have you ever listened closely to a nightingale's...
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Our Planet

Fothergill, Alastair · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With...
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