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Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future
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9780865472914 | North Point Pr, February 1, 1988, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future

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9780679721925 | Vintage Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $9.80 | About this edition: Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future

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Argues that blacks continue to be treated as second-class citizens in the United States despite the Thirteenth Amendment and the Civil Rights movement, tracing majority attitudes and policies from the debates over slavery to New Federalism issues. (view table of contents)
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9780060199753 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Argues that blacks continue to be treated as second-class citizens in the United States despite the Thirteenth Amendment and the Civil Rights movement, tracing majority attitudes and policies from the debates over slavery to New Federalism issues.

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A historical examination of racial segregation activities in America throughout the past three hundred years charges that white Americans have consistently denied true equality to African Americans, describing such racial upheavals as the Civil War and the Reconstruction while citing backlash activities that have compromised civil rights progress. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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9780060959111 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, December 1, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Argues that blacks continue to be treated as second-class citizens in the United States despite the Thirteenth Amendment and the Civil Rights movement, tracing majority attitudes and policies from the debates over slavery to New Federalism issues.

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Product Description: Why did Barry Sanders, one of the game's most exciting and explosive running backs, suddenly retire just as he was closing in on the all-time NFL rushing record? At the height of his career, he walked away without explanation. In this amazing book, Sanders reveals for the first time how he came to make the biggest decision of his life...read more
By Jack Heffron (editor), John Madden (introduced by) and Barry Sanders
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9781578601899 | Pap/dvd edition (Clerisy Pr, November 30, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Why did Barry Sanders, one of the game's most exciting and explosive running backs, suddenly retire just as he was closing in on the all-time NFL rushing record?

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The well-known running back for the Detroit Lions and the NFL's 1989 Rookie of the Year shares the story of his life and career in words and pictures.
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9781578601394 | Har/dvd edition (Clerisy Pr, November 1, 2003), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The well-known running back for the Detroit Lions and the NFL's 1989 Rookie of the Year shares the story of his life and career in words and pictures.

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Product Description: "It's a complex fate, being an American." — Henry JamesA Complex Fate offers the first full-length look at Gustav Stickley, who rose from unknown cabinetmaker to the most vocal spokesman in America for the early twentieth-century aesthetic revolution that became known as the Craftsman Movement...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780471143925, titled "A Complex Fate: Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement" | Preservation Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "It's a complex fate, being an American.
9780891332275 | Preservation Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "It's a complex fate, being an American.

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Product Description: Environmentalism—it’s the word on everyone’s tongue. Reusable shopping bags, hybrid cars, and green home energy solutions allow us to reduce our carbon footprint, but it’s only the tip of the quickly melting iceberg. In the midst of the movement to save the earth, The Green Zone presents a sobering revelation: until we address the attack that the US military is waging on the global environment, the things we do at home won’t change a thing...read more
By Mike Davis (foreword by) and Barry Sanders
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9781904859949 | A K Pr Distribution, April 1, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Environmentalism—it’s the word on everyone’s tongue.

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Product Description: The failure of increasing numbers of young people to attain even minimum levels of literacy signals a catastrophe at the deepest levels of our culture. A Is for Ox is an important and impassioned work that both proves this conclusion and suggests what can be done to change it. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Dimock (editor) and Barry Sanders
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9780679742852 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The failure of increasing numbers of young people to attain even minimum levels of literacy signals a catastrophe at the deepest levels of our culture.

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Explains how the culture of electronic media is altering cognitive development and social interaction among today's youth, examining literacy in terms of the fundamental issues of personal identity and social alienation. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
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9780679417118 | Pantheon Books, October 1, 1994, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Explains how the electronic media are altering cognitive development and social interaction among youth, and examines literacy, personal identity, and social alienation

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Product Description: Imagine learning that the picture which has been hanging above your couch is actually a transporter! Jim Carson and his friends discover a portal which can instantly transport them from place-to-place. This is, they soon realize, a discovery which can change the world economies...read more
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9780595327447 | Iuniverse Inc, October 31, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Imagine learning that the picture which has been hanging above your couch is actually a transporter!

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9780807004340 | Beacon Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $25.00

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Explores the history of laughter, emphasizing the ways in which it has been used as a means of political subversion
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9780807062043 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Explores the history of laughter, emphasizing the ways in which it has been used as a means of political subversion

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Explores the history of laughter, emphasizing the ways in which it has been used as a means of political subversion
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9780807062050 | Beacon Pr, October 30, 1996, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Explores the history of laughter, emphasizing the ways in which it has been used as a means of political subversion

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Product Description: In Unsuspecting Souls, Barry Sanders examines modern society’s indifference to the individual. Beginning with the Industrial Revolution, when care for human beings began to disappear slowly, and ending with the modern era, when societal events require less person-to-person interaction and introduce radical changes in common attitudes toward death and life, Sanders laments that what makes us most human is slowly dying...read more
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9781582434728 | Counterpoint, July 1, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: During the nineteeth century, something vital went missing: the human being.

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9781582435893 | Counterpoint, May 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Unsuspecting Souls, Barry Sanders examines modern society’s indifference to the individual.

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