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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

Hampton Sides · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander...
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The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement

MATTHEW HORACE · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America's law enforcement, and lays out a means for change.Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every...
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The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

LINDA A CHISHOLM · Timber Press
Pages: 540
Format: Hardcover

The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the key moments in garden design. Through profiles of 100 of the most influential gardens, Linda Chisholm explores how social, political, and economic influences shaped garden design principles. The book is organized chronologically...
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The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor

DAVID L MEARNS · Pegasus Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

This gripping memoir by the world's foremost marine geologist is an enthralling blend of maritime history, popular science, and Clive Cussler-style adventure. David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks. From the mighty battleship HMS Hood...
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Sustainable Architecture

The Plan · Promopress
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

This book includes twenty-five projects contemporary architecture projects which pay attention to the relationship architecture and the environment, considering not only the health of our planet but also the social and economic impact of architecture. It includes projects from around the world...
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A Soil Owner's Manual: How to Restore and Maintain Soil Health

Jon Stika · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

A Soil Owner's Manual: Restoring and Maintaining Soil Health, is about restoring the capacity of your soil to perform all the functions it was intended to perform. This book is not another fanciful guide on how to continuously manipulate and amend your soil to try and keep it productive....
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HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Nadine Strossen · Oxford University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about "hate speech vs. free speech," showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony. We hear too many incorrect assertions that "hate speech" -- which...
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In a Day's Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America's Most Vulnerable Workers

Bernice Yeung · The New Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed journalist investigates sexual assault against the invisible workers who are an essential part of the #metoo and #timesup movementsApple orchards in bucolic Washington state. Office parks in Southern California under cover of night. The home of an elderly man in Miami. These...
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Last Resort: The Financial Crisis and the Future of Bailouts

Eric A Posner · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The bailouts during the recent financial crisis enraged the public. They felt unfair - and counterproductive: people who take risks must be allowed to fail. If we reward firms that make irresponsible investments, costing taxpayers billions of dollars, aren't we encouraging them to continue...
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The Woman Hobby Farmer: Female Guidance for Growing Food, Raising Livestock, and Building a Farm-Based Business

Karen Lanier · Lumina Media
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Hobby farming is alive and thriving in semi-rural, suburban, and rural areas across the country, and female farmers have been cited as the fastest growing sector within the farming community in recent years. With more than 1 million women in the United States and Canada describing farming...
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