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Cover of Groom Falconer by Norman Dubie
Norman Dubie

"Catastrophe, disease, death and allied states of uncomfortable consciousness — commonly hallucinatory and religious, heightened and extreme — are ...

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A Closer Look at the Process of Innovation
Edited by Sander van der Leeuw, Robin Torrence

The question of innovation is approached from a variety of standpoints in this book. Archaeology and anthropology, scientific and humanistic ...

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Edited by Carlos Castillo-Chavez

The 18 research articles of this volume discuss the major themes that have emerged from mathematical and statistical research in the ...

Cover of The Woman in Red by Cynthia Hogue
Cynthia Hogue

In this collection of narrative poetry, Cynthia Hogue layers dream-like images over one another to convey a sense of what it means to be a woman ...

Lucy’s Child
The Discovery of a Human Ancestor
Donald Johanson

Donald Johanson's 1974 discovery in Ethiopia of "Lucy," the fossil of a three-and-a-half-feet-tall primate, helped scientists to redraw the family ...

Blueprints: Solving the Mystery of Evolution
Solving the Mystery of Evolution
Maitland A. Edey

"Blueprints" explores both the development of the science of evolution and the potentials of new technologies to change future evolution, as well ...

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Edited by William Lipe, Michelle Hegmon

In this, the first in a series of Occasional Papers of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado, 11 archaeologists explore ...

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A Retrospective Assessment
Michael Crow

Direct coal liquefaction, a synthetic liquid fuel process, is one of the major developmental alternatives for meeting the anticipated fuel ...


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