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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
Paperback      ISBN: 1400034639
A foreign correspondent for The New York Times draws on his own experiences in the Balkans, Central America, and the Middle East to examine how human beings experience war and to argue that war gives rise to dangerous myths about the nobility of the cause while forgetting the hardships and costs of warfare. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
James Dean Died Here: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks
James Dean Died Here
The Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks
Paperback      ISBN: 1891661310
Offers a guide to the locations of significant popular culture events, including the crash of the Hindenburg, the "Saturday Night Fever" disco, the first MacDonald's location, and the "American Bandstand" studio.
Plan of Attack
Plan of Attack
Hardcover      ISBN: 074325547x
Details the sixteen months of planning and decision making between President Bush, his war council, and key foreign leaders leading up to the 2003 war in Iraq and the toppling of Saddam Hussein's regime.
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder
Paperback      ISBN: 0679764895
The author takes readers on a tour of his personal museum of natural oddities and optical illusions as he explores the imaginative origins of art and science
The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
The Vanishing Hitchhiker
American Urban Legends and Their Meanings
Paperback      ISBN: 0393951693
Presents a collection of examples of major American urban legends, one of the most common forms of contemporary American folklore, and explains their popular appeal
Mind Invaders: A Reader in Psychic Warfare, Cultural Sabotage and Semiotic Terrorism
Mind Invaders
A Reader in Psychic Warfare, Cultural Sabotage and Semiotic Terrorism
Paperback      ISBN: 1852425601
In London, the Association of Autonomous Astronauts is expanding the terrain of social struggle, launching an independent proletarian space exploration programme. Future ventures shall include raves in space. In Italy, the Bologna Psychogeographical Association is helping to levitate government buildings and playing mind games with primetime TV. Meanwhile their London counterparts are busy exposing the macabre occult practices of the British Royal Family, the Decadent Action plots to bring capitalism to its knees through a programme of exorbitant shopping sprees leading to hyper-inflation. Break out the champagne and canapes!
The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
The Gospel According to Disney
Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
Paperback      ISBN: 0664225918
Explores the role that the animated features of Walt Disney played on the moral and spiritual development of generations of children by exploring the most popular Disney films.
Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho
Geeks
How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho
Paperback      ISBN: 0767906993
Describes how two nineteen-year-old working-class kids from a small town in Idaho overcame their lives as outsiders and reveals how they are using the Internet to redefine themselves and change their lives. Reprint.
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
No Logo
Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
Paperback      ISBN: 0312271921
A free-wheeling analysis and exploration of the invasion of our personal lives by logo-wielding power-hungry corporations combines muckraking journalism with contemporary memoir to discuss current consumer culture and the dark side of the information age. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.