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Product Description: The New York Times–bestselling historian takes on a pressing question in modern religion: Will Pope Francis embrace change?Look out for a new book from Garry Wills, What The Qur'an Meant, coming fall 2017. Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope and the first from the Americas, offers a challenge to his church...read more

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9780525426967 | Viking Pr, March 10, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling historian takes on a pressing question in modern religion—will Pope Francis embrace change?

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9780143107897 | Penguin USA, February 23, 2016, cover price $16.00 | also contains The Future of the Catholic Church With Pope Francis | About this edition: The New York Times–bestselling historian takes on a pressing question in modern religion: Will Pope Francis embrace change?

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Product Description: "The Catholic Church was the only the Church, according to Lennie Bruce the extreme taken as a type, the most fixed part of religion's stable landscape. If the forces of change can make it crumble, then what social institution can hope to stand?"When first published in the years following the end of the Second Vatican Council, Wills shows the disarray of the Catholic Church as a model of institutional breakdown, tracing parallel agonies in church and state...read more

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9780809148196 | Paulist Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "The Catholic Church was the only the Church, according to Lennie Bruce the extreme taken as a type, the most fixed part of religion's stable landscape.

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9780314889393, titled "American Constitution: Cases-Comments-Questions" | 7th edition (West Group, July 1, 1991), cover price $53.95 | also contains American Constitution: Cases-Comments-Questions, Making Make-believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare's Time

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9780300212716 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, June 30, 2015), cover price $20.00 | also contains Making Make-believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare's Time

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Product Description: Look out for a new book from Garry Wills, What the Qur'an Meant, coming fall 2017."Riveting . . . a double-barreled salvo that hits two bull's-eyes." —The New York Times Book ReviewThis dazzling study of the three operas that Giuseppe Verdi adapted from Shakespeare's plays takes readers on a wonderfully engaging journey through opera, music, literature, history, and the nature of genius...read more

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9780670023042 | Viking Pr, October 13, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A dazzling study of the operas Verdi adapted from Shakespeare- and a spellbinding account of their creation.

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9780143122227 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, November 27, 2012), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Look out for a new book from Garry Wills, What the Qur'an Meant, coming fall 2017.

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Product Description: No two men were more influential in the early Church than Ambrose, the powerful Bishop of Milan, and Augustine, the philosopher from provincial Africa who would write The Confessions and The City of God. Different in background, they were also extraordinarily different in personality...read more

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9780199605798, titled "The Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine, and the Mystery of Baptism" | Oxford Univ Pr, April 12, 2012, cover price $28.75 | About this edition: No two men were more influential in the early Church than Ambrose, the powerful Bishop of Milan, and Augustine, the philosopher from provincial Africa who would write The Confessions and The City of God.
9780199768516 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2012, cover price $21.95

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9780143143550 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, October 30, 2008), cover price $25.95

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Product Description: “A remarkable achievement—a learned yet eminently readable and provocative exploration of the four small books that reveal most of what’s known about the life and death of Jesus.” (Los Angeles Times)Look out for a new book from Garry Wills, What the Qur'an Meant, coming fall 2017...read more

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9780670018710 | Viking Pr, February 14, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents a biblical analysis of the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, evaluating each for their evangelistic style and goals while revealing key differences in how each writer portrayed Jesus.

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9780143115120 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 27, 2009), cover price $16.00 | also contains What the Gospels Meant | About this edition: “A remarkable achievement—a learned yet eminently readable and provocative exploration of the four small books that reveal most of what’s known about the life and death of Jesus.

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9780143142997 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, February 14, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author of What Paul Meant and What Jesus Meant presents a biblical analysis of the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, evaluating each for their evangelistic style and goals while revealing key differences in how each writer portrayed Jesus.

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Product Description: Gary Wills has won significant acclaim for his bestselling works of religion and history. Here, for the first time, he combines both disciplines in a sweeping examination of Christianity in America throughout the last 400 years. Wills argues that the struggle now?as throughout our nation?s history?is between the head and the heart, reason and emotion, enlightenment and Evangelism...read more

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9781605148885 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, May 1, 2008), cover price $74.99 | About this edition: Gary Wills has won significant acclaim for his bestselling works of religion and history.
9781605143743 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, May 1, 2008), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: A landmark examination of Christianity's place in American life across the broad sweep of this country's history, from the Puritans to the presidential administration of George W.

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The author blames American's long-standing mistrust of government on a misreading of history, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers

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9780684844893 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author blames American's long-standing mistrust of government on a misreading of history, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers

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9780684870267 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, February 1, 2002), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The author blames American's long-standing mistrust of government on a misreading of history, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers.

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9781435296435 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 5, 2008), cover price $24.00

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Likening present-day struggles with Christianity in America to a battle between reason and emotion, a historical examination of what led to modern religious tensions addresses such topics as the Enlightenment era of the eighteenth century, the separation of church and state, and the free-market environment that has enabled religion to flourish. 120,000 first printing.

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9781594201462 | Penguin Pr, October 4, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An examination of Christianity's place in American life through history, from the Puritans to the administration of George W.

A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburgh. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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9780786290093 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 18, 2007), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: “If you think you knew Paul, get ready to have all sorts of cherished preconceptions exhilaratingly stripped away.
9780670037933 | Viking Pr, November 2, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: All through history, Christians have debated Paul's influence on the church.

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9780143112631 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, September 25, 2007), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity.

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9780786173648 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 2, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity.
9780786166800 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 2, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity.

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9780786146826 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 2, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity.

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An eye-opening profile of the greatest historian of the nineteenth century assesses the seminal role and influence of Henry Adams on the study of history, discussing his use of archival sources, firsthand reportage, eyewitness accounts, and other techniques that transformed historical study and created a paradoxical view of American history that still informs modern-day policy. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780618134304 | Houghton Mifflin, September 14, 2005, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A profile of nineteenth-century historian Henry Adams assesses his influence on the study of history, discussing his use of archival sources, firsthand reportage, eyewitness accounts that transformed historical study.

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9780618872664 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, August 2, 2007), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A profile of nineteenth-century historian Henry Adams assesses his influence on the study of history, discussing his use of archival sources, firsthand reportage, and eyewitness accounts that transformed historical study.

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Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program in spite of the claims of politicians who cite Christ as an ethical teacher who endorses their views, the author of Papal Sin draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key factors in his teachings. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.

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9780786287680 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 23, 2006), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program, the author draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key factors in his teachings.
9780670034963 | Viking Pr, March 2, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program, the author draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key factors in his teachings.

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9780143038801 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 27, 2007), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program, the author draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key factors in his teachings.

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9781598870176 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, March 23, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program, the author draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key factors in his teachings.

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An exploration of the spiritual significance, practice, and history of the rosary explains the symbolism of the beads as they represent mysteries and events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, and offers reflections on biblical teachings.

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9780786286812 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 7, 2006), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: An exploration of the spiritual significance, practice, and history of the rosary explains the symbolism of the beads as they represent mysteries and events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, and offers reflections on biblical teachings.
9780670034499 | Viking Pr, November 3, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An exploration of the spiritual significance, practice, and history of the rosary explains the symbolism of the beads as they represent mysteries and events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, and offers reflections on biblical teachings.

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9781594151354 | Large print edition (Christian Large Print, January 15, 2007), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An exploration of the spiritual significance, practice, and history of the rosary explains the symbolism of the beads as they represent mysteries and events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, and offers reflections on biblical teachings.
9780143037972 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, October 31, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the spiritual significance, practice, and history of the rosary explains the symbolism of the beads as they represent mysteries and events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, in an account that reflects on biblical teachings and cites the ways in which the rosary can reconnect readers to their faith.

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Describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of trancendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement.

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9780783888576 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, January 1, 2000), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of trancendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement.
9780671769567 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1992, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An account of Lincoln's revolutionary speech describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of transcendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement

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9780743299633 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 2006, cover price $16.99
9780671867423 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, August 1, 1993), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An account of Lincoln's revolutionary speech describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of transcendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement

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9780743800068 | Natl Book Network, June 1, 2000, cover price $30.00
9781558007383 | Unabridged edition (Dove Entertainment Inc, November 1, 1992), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: By examining both the Gettysburg Address and Abraham Lincoln in their historical monument and cultural frame, Wills reveals much about a President so mythologized but often misunderstood.

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Product Description: Wills' WHAT JESUS MEANT debuted at #16 on the NYTimes list on March 9th.

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9780786161379 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2006), cover price $63.00 | About this edition: A synthesis of the apostle's thought and influence evaluates the disparate qualities attributed to his character in the Bible and throughout history, arguing that Paul's intentions were consistent with the teachings of Jesus and sought to manage controversy throughout the early days of Christianity.

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9780786148332 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2006), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Wills' WHAT JESUS MEANT debuted at #16 on the NYTimes list on March 9th.

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Product Description: One of America’s foremost historians looks at the state of American democracy and the influence of the Catholic ChurchHow is it possible for minorities to rule majorities? An answer can be found by looking at both George Bush's Republican Party and the Catholic Church...read more
By James Carroll (foreword by) and Garry Wills

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9781590172100 | New York Review of Books, October 3, 2006, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: One of America’s foremost historians looks at the state of American democracy and the influence of the Catholic ChurchHow is it possible for minorities to rule majorities?

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Product Description: A New York Review Books OriginalThe ideal introduction and companion to Adams’s "massive and magisterial" history of the administrations of Jefferson and Madison, presenting an indelible picture of America’s startling rise to world power...read more
By Henry Adams and Garry Wills (introduced by)

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9781590172155 | New York Review of Books, September 19, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Review Books OriginalThe ideal introduction and companion to Adams’s "massive and magisterial" history of the administrations of Jefferson and Madison, presenting an indelible picture of America’s startling rise to world power.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the design and development of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson, discussing his meticulous creation of an architectural complex that would celebrate his philosophy of education and knowledge. Reprint. 14,500 first printing.

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9780792265313 | Natl Geographic Society, November 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the design and development of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson, discussing his meticulous creation of an architectural complex that would celebrate his philosophy of education and knowledge.

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9780792255604, titled "Mr Jefferson's University" | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Society, August 15, 2006), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the design and development of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson, discussing his meticulous creation of an architectural complex that would celebrate his philosophy of education and knowledge.

The distinguished historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg offers a provocative new look at Thomas Jefferson and his presidency, his election due to 'the slave power' vote, the relationship between the power of the slave states and his administration's policies and decisions, and the opposition of Timothy Pickering and others. Reprint.

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9780786261192 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 1, 2004), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Thomas Jefferson won in 1800 with Electoral College votes derived from the three-fifths representation of slaves who could not vote but were partially counted as citizens, prompting Federalists to dub him the "Negro President.
9780618343980 | Houghton Mifflin, November 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Offers a new look at Thomas Jefferson and his presidency, his election due to the 'slave power' vote, the relationship between the power of the slave states and his administration's policies, and the opposition he faced.

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9780618485376 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 14, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Offers a provocative look at the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, discussing the relationship between his administation's decisions and the power of the slave states, as well as the opposition of Timothy Pickering.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg furnishes an incisive portrait of one of the founding fathers of Western religious philosophy and theology, challenging misconceptions concerning his early hedonistic life and his influential interpretations of Christian doctrine. Reprint.

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9780670886104 | Viking Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of one of the founding fathers of Western religious philosophy, challenging misconceptions concerning his early hedonistic life and his influential interpretations of Christian doctrine

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9780143035985 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, September 1, 2005), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg furnishes an incisive portrait of one of the founding fathers of Western religious philosophy and theology, challenging misconceptions concerning his early hedonistic life and his influential interpretations of Christian doctrine.

Miscellaneous:

9780140884210 | Penguin USA, December 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | also contains Animal Manifesto: Six Reasons for Expanding Our Compassion Footprint

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9780736649421 | Unabridged edition (Books on Tape, October 1, 2000), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: For centuries, Augustine's writings have moved and fascinated readers.

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In a translation by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Papal Sin and Lincoln at Gettysburg, the final chapter of the bishop's seminal confessional features an in-depth introduction and extensive accompaniment notes.

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9780670033522 | Viking Pr, November 25, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Translates the eighth book of Saint Augustine's 'Confessions,' and examines such questions as who was responsible for the conversion.
9780072424195, titled "Service Management, Operations, Strategy and Information Technology" | 3rd bk&cdr edition (McGraw-Hill College, August 1, 2000), cover price $124.25 | also contains Service Management: Operations, Strategy, and Information Technology | About this edition: Service Management is the best-selling text in this market and includes compelling and current examples from the field of technology.

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In a collection of essays penned between 1968 and 1982, a journalist covers a wide range of topics, from the Memphis garbage strike to Martin Luther King's funeral and a night spent in jail with anti-war protesters. Reprint.

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9780618446902, titled "Lead Time: A Journalist's Education" | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, July 14, 2004), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In a collection of essays penned between 1968 and 1982, a journalist covers a wide range of topics, from the Memphis garbage strike to Martin Luther King's funeral and a night spent in jail with anti-war protesters.
9780140069686 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | also contains Thomas Paine and America 1776-1809 | About this edition: Forty essays written by the noted political and cultural observer over the past twenty-five years, on subjects ranging from politics and religion to sports and the performing arts

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A unique historical perspective on Venice, one of the world's most fascinating cities, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, is told through the art, which is connected to its imperial religion and which details the labor, warfare, government, prayer, and discipline of the time. Reprint.

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9780756780166 | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 2004, cover price $20.00
9780671047641, titled "Venice, Lion City: The Religion of Empire" | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A unique historical perspective on Venice, one of the world's most fascinating cities, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, is told through the art, which is connected to its imperial religion and which details the labor, warfare, government, prayer, and discipline of the time.

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By Benjamin R. Barber (contributor), T. J. Clark (contributor), Lorraine Daston (contributor), Michael Fried (contributor), Frank Kermode (contributor), Martha C. Nussbaum, Derek Parfit (contributor), Grethe B. Peterson (editor), Salman Rushdie (editor), Laurence H. Tribe (contributor) and Garry Wills (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780874807950 | Univ of Utah Pr, June 24, 2004, cover price $35.00

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