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Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War, from El Salvador to Oklahoma

Michelle Oberman · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought.Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador - the only country to ban abortion without exception - legal scholar Michelle...
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Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case

Paul Bergman · Nolo; Eighth Edition edition
Pages: 552
Format: Paperback

Sometimes it makes sense to handle a court case without an attorney Learn about acting as your own lawyer in Nolos easy-to-use plain-English guide Represent Yourself in Court This book breaks down the trial process into easy-to-understand steps so that you can act as your own lawyer -- safely...
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Fabricating For Dummies

KIP HANSON · For Dummies
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Work your way to fabricating success People have been hammering metal into shields, cookware, and ceremonial headdresses for centuries, and fabrication continues to be a popular and growing industry today. Fabricating For Dummies provides you with all the information you need to begin learning...
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Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Pamela Hill · Oxford University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Although climate change and pollution make near-daily appearances in the news, humans have not always recognized that the environment needs to be protected. Only after the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in 1962 did environmental protection became a political and social...
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The Heart of the Constitution: How the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights

Gerard N Magliocca · Oxford University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

This is the untold story of the most celebrated part of the Constitution. Until the twentieth century, few Americans called the first ten constitutional amendments drafted by James Madison in 1789 and ratified by the states in 1791 the Bill of Rights. Even more surprising, when people finally...
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Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade

Adam Minter · Bloomsbury Press
Format: Hardcover

When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday’s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the world, to people and places that clean up what you don’t want and turn it into something you can’t wait to buy. In Junkyard Planet, Adam Minter—veteran...
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Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Anthony Amatrudo · Manchester University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called "law in context" extending legal studies beyond black letter law. This book looks at the relationship between statute law and legal practice. It examines how law is applied in reality and more precisely...
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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know

E.D. Hirsch Jr. · Bantam
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your Third Grader Needs to Know What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands...
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The Military Quotation Book: More than 1,100 of the Best Quotations About War, Leadership, Courage, Victory, and Defeat

James Charlton · Thomas Dunne Books; 3 edition
Format: Hardcover

Revised and updated to include more than 1,100 quotations, The Military Quotation Book brings together the wisdom of fallen heroes, living politicians, honored statesman, and rebellious writers-quoting official edicts as well as off-the-record remarks.Among the most authoritative-and the most...
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Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet

Richard Martin · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the world's power. Our modern technological society would be inconceivable without coal and the energy...
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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

Henry Fountain · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, The Great Quake is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history -- the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega -- and the geologist...
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Two-Stroke Engine Repair and Maintenance

Paul Dempsey · McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Get Peak Performance from Two-Stroke EnginesDo you spend more time trying to start your weed trimmer than you do enjoying your backyard? With this how-to guide, you can win the battle with the temperamental two-stroke engine.Written by long-time mechanic and bestselling author Paul Dempsey,...
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Patent It Yourself: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office

David Pressman Attorney · NOLO; Seventeenth Edition edition
Format: Book

Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers takes you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your...
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Raising Chickens For Dummies

Kimberly Willis · For Dummies
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll...
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