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Privacy and the Internet

The Aisles Have Eyes: How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power

Joseph Turow · Yale University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

A revealing and surprising look at the ways that aggressive consumer advertising and tracking, already pervasive online, are coming to a retail store near you

By one expert's prediction, within twenty years half of Americans will have body implants that tell retailers how they feel...
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The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Kevin Mitnick · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

Be online without leaving a trace.

Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.

In this explosive yet practical...
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Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA

Timothy Edgar · Brookings Institution Press
Pages: 166
Format: Hardcover

Safeguarding Our Privacy and Our Values in an Age of Mass Surveillance

America's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's...
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Immigration Issues

Immigration Bans

Elizabeth Schmermund · Greenhaven Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Recent world events have brought the issue of immigration to the forefront of media and journalism, cultural debates, and political campaigns. Calls for regulation are criticized as racist and xenophobic by some and deemed necessary by others. This resource addresses important questions...
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Legal & Illegal Immigration

Gale Cengage Learning · Information Plus
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding legal and illegal immigration.
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Horse Racing

Affirmed: The Last Triple Crown Winner

Lou Sahadi · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

In 1978, racing fans witnessed a rivalry for the ages when a horse hailing from Harbor View Farm named Affirmed and an eighteen-year-old jockey dubbed "Stevie Wonder" faced off against the celebrated Alydar and emerged victorious in each leg of the Triple Crown---by a combined...

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American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Joe Drape · Hachette Books
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover


History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.

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The Monarchy

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after World War II.

Andrew Morton tells the story of the feckless...
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Princes at War: The Bitter Battle Inside Britain’s Royal Family in the Darkest Days of WWII

Deborah Cadbury · PublicAffairs
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover

In 1936, the British monarchy faced the greatest threats to its survival in the modern era - the crisis of abdication and the menace of Nazism. The fate of the country rested in the hands of George V's sorely unequipped sons:
* a stammering King George VI, terrified that the world might...
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Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen

Kate Williams · Pegasus Books
Pages: 326
Format: Book

A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne, by the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria.

We can hardly imagine a Britain...

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