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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Dychtwald, Maddy

Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

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Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Contents: Introduction: new confessions and revelations from the world of economic hit men / John Perkins -- Global empire: the web of control / Steven Hiatt -- Selling money-- and dependency: setting the debt trap / S.C. Gwynne -- Dirty money: inside the secret world of offshore banking / John Christensen -- BCCI's double game: banking on America, banking on jihad / Lucy Komisar -- The human cost of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2007

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Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Stephens, Doug

Summary: Author and internationally renowned consumer futurist, Doug Stephens, paints a bold vision of the future where every aspect of the retail experience as we know it, will be radically transformed. From online to bricks and mortar, the very concept of what stores are, how consumers shop them, and even the core economic model for revenue, will be will be profoundly reinvented; changes sure to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Figure 1 Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.8 STE
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Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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Summary: Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine provides advice and reporting on topics regarding personal finance issues. Find information on investments, taxes, insurance, retirement and savings in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc. 2000

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Gray, John

Summary: Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as both “a convincing analysis of an international economy headed for disaster” and a “powerful challenge to economic orthodoxy,” False Dawn shows that the attempt to impose the Anglo-American-style free market on the world will create a disaster, possibly on the scale of Soviet communism. Even America, the supposed flagship of the new civilization, risks moral and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Summary: Harper's magazine is an award-winning journal of opinion and thought. Harper's magazine balances coverage of political, social, economic and cultural themes with essays and fiction by distinguished and new writers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper's Magazine Foundation 1976

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Anderson, Nels

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 1998

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Cooke, Sarah E.

Contents: G. Winter, Artist / Christian F. Feest -- George Winter: Mirror of Acculturation / R. David Edmunds -- Catalog of the George Winter Collection Located at the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Lafayette, Indiana / Sarah E. Cooke and Rachel B. Ramadhyani. Images of Indiana Potawatomis & Miamis with Related Views. Identified Landscapes. Unidentified Landscapes. Animal & Sporting Studies....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana Historical Society, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Historical Association 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 COO

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987

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Neering, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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Linde, Barbara M.

Summary: "Have you ever wondered why presidential candidates need money for their campaigns? How do they get the funds they need to succeed in politics? This book focuses on how and where presidential candidates obtain the money to help them run for the country's highest office. Readers will learn about the history of campaign fund-raising and discover how candidates in different time periods approached...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.7 LIN

Contents: Disc 1. Good evening everybody (I've been to the river and I've been baptized) -- Let me in -- How well do I remember -- He's all -- This world is a mean world -- Good news, the chariot is a-coming -- Here am I (send me) -- Good Lord, I have done -- You needn't mind me dying -- I wonder what's the matter with Zion -- Amazing Grace (somewhere to lay my head) -- There is sunshine in shadow --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tinwood Media 2002

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United States

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Archives Trust Fund Board 1993

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 317.5 FED

Riddolls, Tom.

Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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Cleland, Charles E.

Summary: For many thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, Michigan's native peoples, the Anishnabeg, thrived in the forests and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Theirs were cultures in delicate social balance and in economic harmony with the natural order. Rites of Conquest details the struggles of Michigan Indians - the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, and their neighbors - to maintain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 1992

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 970.1 Cleland 1992

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 970.1 CLE

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

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