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A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt—And Why They Shouldn't
William B. Irvine.
 
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ISBN: 9780199934454
Daedalus Item Code: 50871
 
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Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War
Catherine Clinton & Nina Silber, eds.
 
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ISBN: 9780195174441
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Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits
Tara Bennett-Goleman.
Publisher: Rider.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846043383.  Daedalus Item Code: 51098
 
Why sometimes do even the smallest events send us into a downward spiral? Whether we're aware of it or not, our feelings and outlook are constantly shaped by learned patterns or habitual modes of ... (Read More)
 
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Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O'Connor.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993929.  Daedalus Item Code: 51054
 
The first woman ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor here gives us a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the court, along with portraits of its most important ... (Read More)
 
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Beautiful for Ever: Madame Rachel of Bond Street: Cosmetician, Con-Artist and Blackmailer
Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099570134.  Daedalus Item Code: 51073
 
Madame Rachel had everything: a Mayfair address, the title of "purveyor to Her Majesty the Queen," a shop full of expensive creams and potions, and an aristocratic, rich—and gullible—clientele. This ... (Read More)
 
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Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry
Tom Burns.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846144653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51224
 
For good or ill, psychiatry is a polemical battleground, criticized on the one hand as an instrument of social control or as a barbaric practice, while on the other trumpeted as the latest ... (Read More)
 
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The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction
Nate Silver.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147524.  Daedalus Item Code: 50760
 
Statistician Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball players' performances (PECOTA) and became a national sensation as a political blogger at FiveThirtyEight.com, where he ... (Read More)
 
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Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula Since 1914
Haidy Geismar & Anita Herle. Kirk Huffman & John Layard, contributors.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824835033.  Daedalus Item Code: 50744
 
In 1914–15, during one of the earliest periods of solitary, intensive fieldwork within the developing discipline of British social anthropology, Cambridge anthropologist John Layard came to Malakula ... (Read More)
 
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The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath
Jane Robins.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848541085.  Daedalus Item Code: 50914
 
In the dark opening months of World War I, Britain became engrossed by a horror closer to home. Bessie Mundy, Alice Burnham, and Margaret Lofty had at least one thing in common: they were spinsters ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Works of Joseph E. Stiglitz: Volume II: Information and Economic Analysis: Applications to Capital, Labor, and Product Markets
Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199533718.  Daedalus Item Code: 50954
 
This is the second of six volumes in a series of collected scientific papers by Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. Volume I presented the basic concepts in the Economics of ... (Read More)
 
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Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception
Philip Houston, Michael Floyd & Susan Carnicero, with Don Tennant.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848315921.  Daedalus Item Code: 51109
 
This is both a fascinating study of deception and a detailed lesson in how to identify and combat it. Philip Houston spent 25 years in the CIA, and developed a lie detection methodology used by U.S. ... (Read More)
 
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Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence: The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham
Jeremy Bentham. Philip Schofield, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780199570737.  Daedalus Item Code: 50946
 
Much of the writing of British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) has been published in the multi-volume Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, yet in certain ... (Read More)
 
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