The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871563
Size: 73.15 MB
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The remarkable, untold story of PLATO, the computer program and platform created in the 1960s that marked the true beginning of cyberculture—a book that will rewrite the history of computing and the Internet At a time when Steve Jobs was ...

Failure To Connect

Author: Jane M. Healy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684865203
Size: 50.74 MB
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Failure to Connect is the first book to link children's technology use to important new findings about stages of child development and brain maturation, which are clearly explained throughout.

The Power Of Knowledge

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300167954
Size: 78.82 MB
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A thought-provoking analysis of how the acquisition and utilization of information has determined the course of history over the past five centuries and shaped the world as we know it todaydiv /DIV

Decoding Women S Magazines

Author: Ellen McCracken
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349223816
Size: 54.91 MB
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A study of the more than fifty US and International glossy publications for women.

The Mercury 13

Author: Martha Ackmann
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588360377
Size: 51.67 MB
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A provocative tribute to these extraordinary women, The Mercury 13 is an unforgettable story of determination, resilience, and inextinguishable hope. From the Hardcover edition.

Feminism Without Women

Author: Tania Modleski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113520098X
Size: 73.17 MB
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In a series of essays scrutinizing feminist and post-structuralists positions, Tania Modleski examines "the myth of postfeminism" and its operation in popular culture, especially popular film and cultural studies. (First published in 1991.)

Making Sense Of Science

Author: Cornelia Dean
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059697
Size: 38.57 MB
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Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge gaps that handicap readers when they try to make sense of science.

China Pop

Author: Jianying Zha
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 159558756X
Size: 40.68 MB
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What China Pop so brilliantly chronicles is the commercialization of China's cultural world and the anxiety that change is causing in China's intellectuals." —Christian Science Monitor "By far the best book on Chinese urban culture after ...

Shopping Mall

Author: Matthew Newton
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501314815
Size: 49.85 MB
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Part memoir and part case study, Shopping Mall examines the modern mythology of the mall and shows that, more than a collection of stores, it is a place of curiosity, ritual, and fantasy.

Supreme Democracy

Author: Richard Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190656964
Size: 50.28 MB
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"In Supreme Court Nominations in an Age of Democracy, Richard Davis, an eminent scholar of American politics and the courts, traces the history of nominations from the early republic to the present, focusing in particular on how changes in ...