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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970....
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Agricultural Machinery & Mechanization: Mechanization, Machinery, landform, tillage, farm operations

Segun Bello · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 440
Format: Paperback

New ideas and developed technologies in agricultural operations depend to a large extent on scientific research diversity. Their results and implementation are responsible for increased agricultural production. The dynamic nature of agricultural operations and the complexity of agricultural...
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A Brief History of Criminal Profiling

Mr. David Elio Malocco · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 170
Format: Paperback

A Brief History of Criminal Profiling is the third book in the series Student Guides Simplified. It is written by best-selling author David Elio Malocco (Forensic Science : Crime Scene Analysis; Criminal Profiling: An Introduction; Psychotherapy: The Top 50 Theories and Theorists; A Brief...
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The Ruins of the New Argentina: Peronism and the Remaking of San Juan after the 1944 Earthquake

Mark A. Healey · Duke University Press
Pages: 412
Format: Paperback

In January 1944, an earthquake reduced the province of San Juan, Argentina, to rubble, leaving perhaps ten thousand dead and one hundred thousand homeless. In The Ruins of the New Argentina, Mark A. Healey argues that the disaster and the massive rebuilding project that followed transformed...
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Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education

Mark Edmundson · Bloomsbury USA; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Mark Edmundsons essays reclaim college not as the province of high-priced tuition, career training, and interactive online courses, but as the place where serious people go to broaden their minds and learn to live the rest of their lives.A renowned professor of English at the University...
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Energy: A Human History

RICHARD RHODES · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.

People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world...
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101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Nolo Editors · NOLO
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions...
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Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future

Philip Warburg · Beacon
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Going from the inner city to the open desert, a seasoned environmental advocate looks at solar energy's remarkable ascent and its promise for America's future Solar power was once the domain of futurists and environmentally minded suburbanites. Today it is part of mainstream America....
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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark · Vintage
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise...
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The Way We Work: Taking Charge of Your Own Success

Cynthia Ulrich Tobias · Apple St
Pages: 134
Format: Paperback

The Way We Work is full of practical advice and information for understanding how our natural, inborn learning strengths can make a world of difference when it comes to the way we perceive and interact with others. You'll find ideas for maximum productivity, job satisfaction, and better...
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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.
Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart...
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