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Fixed Ideas: America Since 9.11

Joan Didion

In Fixed Ideas Joan Didion describes how, since September 11, 2001, there has been a determined effort by the administration to promote an imperial America --a "New Unilateralism"-- and how, in many parts of America, there is now a "... (read more)

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Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements 2007


Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to each... (read more)

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Our Story: 77 Hours That Tested Our Friendship and Our Faith

Jeff Goodell and the Quecreek Miners

The story of the nine Pennsylvania coal miners who were trapped underground for more than three days is a blessedly unsentimental and true-to-life account of a horrifying situation and a triumphant escape.... (read more)

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Book of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite

Charles T. Mcclenachan

This book contains instructions in all the Degrees from the third to the thirty-third, and last Degree of the Rite, together with ceremonies of inauguration, institution, installation, grand visitations, reflections, lodges of sorrow, adoption... (read more)

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