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Product Description: Despite their health dangers, performance-enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids are in common use not only by professional athletes but by amateurs and teenagers. Issues are discussed clearly and objectively, with added insight from experts and others, in these chapters: What Are the Facts? How Dangerous Is the Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs? Should Performance-Enhancing Drugs Be Illegal? Do Performance-Enhancing Drugs Undermine Fairness in Sports? How Effective Are Tests for Performance-Enhancing Drugs...read more

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9781682820766 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Despite their health dangers, performance-enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids are in common use not only by professional athletes but by amateurs and teenagers.

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Product Description: Nanotechnology, the science of tiny things at the nanoscale, may be the next frontier in scientific advancement. Already nanotechnology is being used to make incredibly strong materials and deliver medicine to precise locations in the body...read more

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9781601529626 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Nanotechnology, the science of tiny things at the nanoscale, may be the next frontier in scientific advancement.

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Product Description: An estimated three hundred thousand child soldiers are serving in armies around the world. Some volunteer or are lured into service with false promises; others are abducted and forced to fight. Child Soldiers presents a powerful, real-world look at the lives of these vulnerable young people...read more

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9781601529749 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An estimated three hundred thousand child soldiers are serving in armies around the world.

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Product Description: One of the deadliest street drugs in existence, heroin afflicts users at every level of society. The Dangers of Heroin discusses the scope of the problem; effects of use/abuse; addiction; treatment and recovery; and prevention.

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9781682820186 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: One of the deadliest street drugs in existence, heroin afflicts users at every level of society.

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Product Description: Whether performing sleight-of-hand tricks or large-scale illusions, magicians and illusionists continue to entertain and mystify audiences around the world. Profiled in this book are six magicians and/or illusionists: Harry Houdini, Penn and Teller, Ricky Jay, David Copperfield, Ning Cai, and Criss Angel...read more

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9781601529985 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Whether performing sleight-of-hand tricks or large-scale illusions, magicians and illusionists continue to entertain and mystify audiences around the world.

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Product Description: Computers are already able to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently. Computer networks, guided by artificial intelligence, promise to bring huge changes to business, marketing, medicine, transportation, warfare, and other areas of modern life...read more

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9781682820605 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Computers are already able to defeat human chess champions and operate automobiles and aircraft independently.

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Product Description: Polish migr Marie Curie was one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century. She coined the term radioactivity and, working with her husband, the French scientist Pierre Curie, she discovered the elements radium and polonium...read more

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9781601529541 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, December 15, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Polish migr Marie Curie was one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Jews who survived the Holocaust, Hitlers murderous campaign to annihilate Jewry in Europe, faced many challenges as they tried to resume their lives after World War II. Some had been liberated from death camps, some had survived by going into hiding or posing as non-Jews, and some had fought in the resistance...read more

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9781601528483 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Jews who survived the Holocaust, Hitlers murderous campaign to annihilate Jewry in Europe, faced many challenges as they tried to resume their lives after World War II.

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Product Description: Cell theory transformed scientists understanding of the makeup of living organisms, making it possible to study the bodys functions and treat illness at the cellular level. The Importance of Cell Theory examines the core idea behind the theory, how it developed, and the many ways that Germ Theory has influenced daily life, culture, science, and societal change...read more

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9781601528889 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Cell theory transformed scientists understanding of the makeup of living organisms, making it possible to study the bodys functions and treat illness at the cellular level.

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Product Description: World War II resulted in the defeat of the Axis powers and left the United States and the Soviet Union as antagonists in the developing Cold War. Through thoughtful narrative supported by fully documented quotes this title begins with A Brief History of World War II and then examines these questions: How Did the Treaty of Versailles Contribute to Hitlers Rise? How did the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor Influence the Wars Outcome? How Did the Nazi Invasion of the Soviet Union Change the Course of the War? How Did the End of World War II Contribute to the Start of the Cold War...read more

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9781601527981 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: World War II resulted in the defeat of the Axis powers and left the United States and the Soviet Union as antagonists in the developing Cold War.

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Product Description: Gene therapy is still largely experimental, very expensive, and, in some instances, extremely risky. Yet it remains the focus of much research and societal debate because it offers great promise for treating and preventing a number of hereditary diseases and conditions.

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9781601528988 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Gene therapy is still largely experimental, very expensive, and, in some instances, extremely risky.

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Product Description: Between 1938 and 1945 Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime murdered more than 6 million Jews. This genocidal campaign, Hitlers so-called Final Solution, began with hatred and exclusion but steadily escalated to encompass persecution, expulsion, and, finally, annihilation.

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9781601528407 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Between 1938 and 1945 Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime murdered more than 6 million Jews.

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Product Description: Atomic theory established that all matter is made of tiny particles, a discovery that led to amazing scientific breakthroughs in areas from modern chemistry to nuclear energy. The Importance of Atomic Theory examines the core idea behind the theory, how it developed, and the many ways that Atomic Theory has influenced daily life, culture, science, and societal change...read more

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9781601527868 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 22, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Atomic theory established that all matter is made of tiny particles, a discovery that led to amazing scientific breakthroughs in areas from modern chemistry to nuclear energy.

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Product Description: The questions in Do You Mind? supercharge your creativity, helping you to discover amazing insights about everything around you. Whether you are designing your favorite house, writing songs, pondering multiple universes, or just aching for good conversation, Do You Mind? makes learning about the incredible dynamics of your imagination fun...read more

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9781514691359 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 25, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The questions in Do You Mind?

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Product Description: This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression. Drawing on the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horatio Alger, Stephen Crane, Jacob Riis, Jack London, Meridel Le Sueur and many others, it reveals how homelessness has been either romanticized or objectified...read more

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9780415945899 | Routledge, November 1, 2003, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression.

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9781138868908 | Routledge, February 29, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression.

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Product Description: Thinking Critically: Legalizing Marijuana by John Allen

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9781601527820, titled "Legalizing Marijuana: Legalizing Marijuana" | Referencepoint Pr Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Thinking Critically: Legalizing Marijuana by John Allen

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Product Description: A daily interactive book of quotes for bringing positive energy and focus into your life.

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9781503170926 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 10, 2014, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A daily interactive book of quotes for bringing positive energy and focus into your life.

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Product Description: Whether ruled by a czar, Soviet dictatorship, or today's authoritarian leader, the people of Russia have struggled with a destiny poised between East and West. This book examines the events that led to the Russian Revolution and the dramatic changes political, economic, and social that the Russian people have experienced both during the Soviet era and since the Soviet collapse...read more

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9781601526922 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Whether ruled by a czar, Soviet dictatorship, or today's authoritarian leader, the people of Russia have struggled with a destiny poised between East and West.

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Product Description: The historical love of graphic art in Japan continues today with animation and comics that are endlessly imaginative and have achieved worldwide popularity. This book examines the twin art forms of anime and manga, including the pioneers, the innovators, the creative techniques, and the most popular genres...read more

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9781601526960 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The historical love of graphic art in Japan continues today with animation and comics that are endlessly imaginative and have achieved worldwide popularity.

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Product Description: Governments, businesses, and individuals all rely on secure online communication and information but increasing news reports about online breaches due to hackers can shake users' confidence in the online world. How hackers operate, what kinds of sites and information are most vulnerable to hacking, and the tools being developed to prevent hacking are all discussed in this book...read more

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9781601527288 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Governments, businesses, and individuals all rely on secure online communication and information but increasing news reports about online breaches due to hackers can shake users' confidence in the online world.

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Product Description: REA's Praxis II: PLT EC, K-6, 5-9, 7-12 Test Prep with Online Practice TestsGets You Certified and in the Classroom!Nationwide, more than 5 million teachers will be needed over the next decade, and all must take appropriate tests to be licensed...read more

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9780738611464 | Pap/psc edition (Research & Education Assn, March 31, 2014), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: REA's Praxis II: PLT EC, K-6, 5-9, 7-12 Test Prep with Online Practice TestsGets You Certified and in the Classroom!

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Product Description: apparatus is generally not required for the making of My aim in this book is simple. It is to set out in a logical useful sedimentological experiments. Most of the equip­ way what I believe is the minimum that the senior ment needed for those I describe can be found in the kit­ undergraduate and beginning postgraduate student in the Earth sciences should nowadays know of general chen, bathroom or general laboratory , and the materials most often required - sand, clay and flow-marking physics, in order to be able to understand (rather than substances - are cheaply and widely available...read more

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9789401096850 | Springer Verlag, April 19, 2012, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: apparatus is generally not required for the making of My aim in this book is simple.

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Product Description: While some consider renewable energy to be the answer to the world's energy needs, others question its ultimate utility. Through a narrative-driven pro/con formatsupported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrationsthis title examines the future of renewable energy...read more

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9781601526281 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, December 1, 2013, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: While some consider renewable energy to be the answer to the world's energy needs, others question its ultimate utility.

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Product Description: Grady Harp wrote : "Not only is this a very well illustrated story with a connected story that children will love, it also offers a different angle of the relationship of cat and mouse, suggests just what is a heroic adventure (in this case it is a good deed), shares the benefits of creativity and patience and a tender little tale about the importance of family - human and animal...read more

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9781494240875 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 23, 2013, cover price $9.19 | About this edition: Grady Harp wrote : "Not only is this a very well illustrated story with a connected story that children will love, it also offers a different angle of the relationship of cat and mouse, suggests just what is a heroic adventure (in this case it is a good deed), shares the benefits of creativity and patience and a tender little tale about the importance of family - human and animal.

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Product Description: Bien que d'origine britannique, John Allen vécut en Afrique du Sud de 1954 à 1990, une période de 36 ans pendant laquelle le pays connut ses événements les plus intenses et parfois les plus terribles.S'appuyant sur son expérience personnelle et sa compréhension intime de la situation, l'auteur nous emmène par-delà la frénésie médiatique qui domina tant les télévisions occidentales afin de répondre à certaines des questions capitales se rapportant à l'époque de l'apartheid:Qui était à l'origine du système de gouvernement que le monde finit par tant haïr ?L'Afrique du Sud fut-elle la seule nation à pratiquer l'apartheid ?Les sanctions économiques eurent-elles l'effet désiré ?Comment le programme intérieur de Washington affecta-t-il la politique étrangère des États-Unis ?Pour quelle véritable raison l'Occident voulut-il forcer le pays à genoux ?Pourquoi la libération de prison de Nelson Mandela aggrava-t-elle la violence au lieu de la diminuer ?L'Afrique du Sud sous l'Apartheid traite de tous ces sujets-là et de bien d'autres, exposant des faits peu connus concernant certains détails historiques et offrant au lecteur un témoignage oculaire de la vie quotidienne dans un des pays les plus dangereux au monde...read more

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9781491706879, titled "L'afrique Du Sud Sous L'apartheid: Survol Des Origines Et Cons‚quences Du D‚veloppement S‚par‚" | Iuniverse Inc, September 17, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Bien que d'origine britannique, John Allen vécut en Afrique du Sud de 1954 à 1990, une période de 36 ans pendant laquelle le pays connut ses événements les plus intenses et parfois les plus terribles.

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