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Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Mary E Wilson - Oxford University Press
Format: Kindle Edition

Virtually everyone has taken antibiotics. They can be lifesavers -- and they can be useless. What are they? How are they used? And what happens as the effectiveness of antibiotics continues to decline?Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know® examines the personal and societal implications...
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Barron's Firefighter Candidate Exams, 8th Edition

James J. Murtagh - Barron's Educational Series
Format: Print book

This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter's role, the important terminology he must understand, and the physical, medical, and written...
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Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion

Tiffany Jana - Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Format: Paperback

All humans have bias, and as a result, so do the institutions we build. Internationally sought after diversity consultant Tiffany Jana offers concrete ways for anyone to work against institutional bias no matter what their position is in an organization.While it is easy to identify intentionally...
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All Made Up: The Power and Pitfalls of Beauty Culture, from Cleopatra to Kim Kardashian

Rae Nudson - Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

There is a history and a cultural significance that comes with wearing cat-eye-inspired liner or a bold red lip, one that many women feel to this day, even if we don't realize exactly why. Increasingly, people of all genders are wrestling with what it means to be a woman living in a patriarchy,...
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My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington (Screen Classics)

George Stevens, Jr. - University Press of Kentucky
Format: Hardcover

The son of a celebrated Hollywood director emerges from his father's shadow to claim his own place as a visionary force in American culture. George Stevens, Jr. tells an intimate and moving tale of his relationship with his Oscar-winning father and his own distinguished career in Hollywood...
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So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo - Seal Press
Format: Hardcover

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in AmericaWidespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of African Americans--have made it impossible to ignore the issue of race....
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Tractor: The Heartland Innovation, Ground-Breaking Machines, Midnight Schemes, Secret Garages, and Farmyard Geniuses that Mechanized Agriculture

Lee Klancher - Octane Press
Format: Hardcover

This rollicking ride into machine history follows the innovators, entrepreneurs and hucksters who transformed our world with farm machines. Starting with the turn-of-the-century visionaries who saw that four wheels and a motor could replace the horse, the book moves swiftly through key early...
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Crimes That Changed Our World: Tragedy, Outrage, and Reform

Paul H Robinson - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Can crime make our world safer? Crimes are the worst of humanity's wrongs but, oddly, they sometimes "trigger" improvement in our lives. Crimes That Changed Our World explores some of the most important trigger cases of the past century, revealing much about how change comes...
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The War of the Poor

Éric Vuillard
Format: Hardcover

In the sixteenth century, the Protestant Reformation launched an attack on privilege and the Catholic Church, but it rapidly became an established, bourgeois authority itself. Rural laborers and the urban poor, who were still being promised equality in heaven, began to question why they...
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Machinery's Handbook Guide

John M Amiss - Industrial Press, Inc.
Format: Paperback

Completely updated and revised to reflect the changes and additions made to the Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition, the Machinery's Handbook Guide enables users to maximize the enormous practical value of the invaluable information in the Handbook.
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