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Product Description: Established by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition continued in one form or another for almost seven hundred years. Though associated with the persecution of heretics and Jews - and with burning at the stake - its targets were more numerous and its techniques more ambitious...read more

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9780713995343 | Gardners Books, February 2, 2012, cover price $41.10 | About this edition: For centuries states have used their power to censor information, to conduct surveillance, to impose belief, to manipulate and to punish.
9780618091560 | Houghton Mifflin, January 17, 2012, cover price $27.00

Paperback:

9780547844589 | Mariner Books, January 22, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Established by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition continued in one form or another for almost seven hundred years.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452636825 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 19, 2012), cover price $83.99 | About this edition: The Inquisition conducted its last execution in 1826—the victim was a Spanish schoolmaster convicted of heresy.

By Jonathan Becker (photographer), Graydon Carter (editor), Cullen Murphy (editor) and Christopher Simon Sykes (photographer)

Hardcover:

9781848661684 | Slp edition (Quercus, October 18, 2011), cover price $75.00

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Product Description: The rise and fall of ancient Rome has been on American minds from the beginning of our republic.Today we focus less on the Roman Republic than on the empire that took its place. Depending on who’s doing the talking, the history of Rome serves as either a triumphal call to action or a dire warning of imminent collapse...read more

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9780618742226 | Houghton Mifflin, May 10, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Offers a compelling study that compares modern-day America to the rise and fall of ancient Rome, offering a series of warnings, nuanced lessons, and thought-provoking strategies designed to avoid the Roman Empire's fate.

Paperback:

9780547052106 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, May 5, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The rise and fall of ancient Rome has been on American minds from the beginning of our republic.

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Product Description: It is from the discards of former civilizations that archaeologists have reconstructed most of what we know about the past, and it is through their examination of today’s garbage that William Rathje and Cullen Murphy inform us of our present...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780060166038 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1992, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An investigation into the geography, history, composition, mythology, demographics, and misperception of garbage discusses what human waste says about man's lifestyle

Paperback:

9780816521432 | Univ of Arizona Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: It is from the discards of former civilizations that archaeologists have reconstructed most of what we know about the past, and it is through their examination of today’s garbage that William Rathje and Cullen Murphy inform us of our present.
9780060922283 | Reprint edition (Perennial, May 1, 1993), cover price $13.00

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Product Description: In the world that created the Bible, there were no female scholars and theologians, yet in the past four decades, owing to such stunning discoveries as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi texts, as well as advances in historical understanding and the rise of feminism, a generation of scholars has found new ways to interpret the Scriptures and the societies that created them -- exploring avenues traditionally ignored by male-dominated religious study...read more

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9780395701133 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Discusses the ways in which feminist scholarship is changing the way we interpret the Bible and the role of women in the Bible

Paperback:

9780618001927 | Mariner Books, October 8, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the world that created the Bible, there were no female scholars and theologians, yet in the past four decades, owing to such stunning discoveries as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi texts, as well as advances in historical understanding and the rise of feminism, a generation of scholars has found new ways to interpret the Scriptures and the societies that created them -- exploring avenues traditionally ignored by male-dominated religious study.

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Offering a new look at everyday things, the editor of The Atlantic Monthly considers a variety of topics ranging from tax courts to religion, archaeology to ventriloquism, in a collection of unpredictable, shrewd, and informative essays.

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9780395700990 | Houghton Mifflin, January 1, 1995, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Considers a variety of topics ranging from tax courts to religion, archaeology to ventriloquism, in a collection of essays

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