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Book cover for Voodoo Dreams
A Novel of Marie Laveau
Jewell Parker Rhodes

The story of Marie Laveau, the character featured on "American Horror Story: Coven."

New Orleans in the mid-19th century: a potent mix of ...

Cover of "Reconciliation" featuring an overhead view of bordering territories
A Study of Biblical Families in Conflict
Michael S. Moore

This book offers readers a chance to find out how biblical families resolved their conflicts in order to begin the necessary process of ...

Cover of "The Authorship of Shakespeare's Plays" by Jonathan Hope featuring a man writing in a dark room
A Socio-Linguistic Study
Jonathan Hope

This book introduces a new method for determining the authorship of Renaissance plays. Based on the rapid rate of change in English grammar in the ...

Zapata Lives!
Gary D. Keller

In "Zapata Lives!," the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata rises from the dead to lead his people in their struggle against economic and ...

Ancestors: In Search of Human Origins
In Search of Human Origins
Donald Johanson

Recounts the world-famous paleoanthropologist's attempts to solve the mystery of human evolution, using evidence uncovered during his recent ...

Cover of Charrería Mexicana by Kathleen Mullen Sands
An Equestrian Folk Tradition
Kathleen Mullen Sands

In this first major English-language interpretation of charrería, Kathleen Mullen Sands describes the evolution of this equestrian tradition, ...

The Scientific Basis for a Rational World
Paul Davies

Throughout history, humans have dreamed of knowing the reason for the existence of the universe. In "The Mind of God,"  ...

People of the Tonto Rim book cover image
Archaeological Discovery in Prehistoric Arizona
Charles Redman

In central Arizona, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, archaeologists have uncovered a series of settlements that may be more representative of ...


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