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The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It MattersWhy does poop matter? Sanitation is a huge public health issue and has massive implications for economics, growth and development, the environment, agriculture, and even education.
Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in AmericaAlthough we take it for granted that girls play high school and college sports, this wasn't always the case. Who was responsible for the passage of Title IX, and at what cost? This fascinating chapter in the history of feminist equality is a story that should not be forgotten.
The Oxford ProjectIn this riveting sociological study, the residents of Oxford, Iowa were photographed in 1984 and then again in 2005. Their compelling life stories, vividly expressed in brief biographical sketches, show just how much someone can change in 21 years.
- Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners 2014, Alex Awards 2009
- ISBN: 9781599620480
The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War IIChina has endured much hardship in its history, as Iris Chang shows in her ably researched The Rape of Nanking, a book that recounts the horrible events in that eastern Chinese city under Japanese occupation in the late 1930s.
World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and ExplainedThis comprehensive and lavishly illustrated work introduces the reader to faiths of the world through religious artifacts, paintings, architecture, and annotations of sacred texts. It includes timelines comparing significant events and people.