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Woodfin, Rupert

Summary: Marxism: a graphic guide traces the story of Marx's original philosophy, from its roots in 19th-century European thinkers like Hegel, to its influence on modern-day culture. It looks at Marxism's Russian disciples, Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin, who forged a ruthless, dogmatic Communism, and the alternative Marxist approaches of Gramsci, the Frankfurt School of critical theory, the structuralist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC 335.4 WOODFIN

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 595.7092 SIDMAN

Harford, Tim

Summary: "In the first collection of his popular Financial Times columns, Undercover Economist Tim Harford offers witty, charming, and at times caustic answers to our most pressing concerns--all through the lens of economics. Does money buy happiness? Can cities be greener than farms? Can you really "dress for success"? When's the best time to settle down? Harford provides hilarious, unexpected, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 HARFORD

Heilbroner, Robert L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.092 HEILBRONER

Shuman, Michael.

Summary: "Americans' long-term savings in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, pension funds, and life insurance funds total about $30 trillion. But not even 1 percent of these savings touch local small business-even though roughly half the jobs and the output in the private economy come from them. So, how can people increasingly concerned with the poor returns from Wall Street and the devastating impact of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 SHUMAN

Lanier, Jaron

Summary: A visionary innovator of virtual reality evaluates the negative impact of digital network technologies on the economy and particularly the middle class, citing challenges to employment and personal wealth while exploring the potential of a new information economy for stabilizing the middle class and enabling positive growth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 LANIER

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: The story of a young girl living in the 17th century who took the time to observe the life cycle of butteflies--and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 595.78 ENGLE

Fraser, Steve

Summary: "A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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

Tillema, Juliana O.

Summary: Provides information about producing goods and services using resource regulation, model economies, various means of predicting production, and private enterprise capitalism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 338 TILLEMA

Berry, Wendell

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shoemaker & Hoard 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BERRY

Quinn, Jane Bryant.

Summary: "With How to Make Your Money Last, you will learn how to turn your retirement savings into a steady paycheck that will last for life. Today, people worry that they're going to run out of money in their older age. That won't happen if you use a few tricksfor squeezing higher payments from your assets--from your Social Security account (find the hidden values there), pension (monthly income or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 QUINN

Ferguson, Niall.

Summary: Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals. To Christians, love of it is the root of all evil. To generals, it's the sinews of war. To revolutionaries, it's the chains of labor. But historian Ferguson shows that finance is in fact the foundation of human progress. What's more, he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.09 FERGUSON

McClelland, Audrey Couto.

Summary: "Mothers have been looking for the middle ground for more than half a century. Staying at home and raising the kids full-time isn't it. Working full-time and rushing home to tuck the kids in at 7 p.m. sharp ain't it either. Even part-time work outside the house can be a scramble for most women, as they try to "have it all" between 9 am and 5 pm. To work or not to work? That seems to be the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PAR 658.041 MCCLELLAND

Lakey, George

Summary: "An academic and activist takes an entertaining look at the Nordic welfare state--and shows us how we, too, can have a far more equal and just economic system In America, many Democrats invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most Republicans fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.948 LAKEY

Alexander, Brian

Summary: "In 1947, Forbes magazine declared Lancaster, Ohio, the epitome of the all-American town. Today it is damaged, discouraged, and fighting for its future. In Glass house, journalist Brian Alexander uses the story of one town to show how seeds sown thirty-five years ago have sprouted to give us Trumpism, inequality, and an eroding national cohesion."--Jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ALEXANDER

Rowen, Hobart.

Summary: In the early 1960s the United States had an economy that was strong and vibrant; since then the economy has steadily weakened. What happened, and who made it happen? Self-Inflicted Wounds illuminates how the events of the past thirty years and the efforts of individuals to manage the economy have put us where we are today. Hobart Rowen, the prizewinning economics columnist for The Washington...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.973 ROWEN

Summary: Offers information and instructions on living a greener, more self-sufficient lifestyle, including how to build a log cabin, how to raise livestock, and how to make candles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640.973 BACK

Mounk, Yascha

Summary: A novel focus on "personal responsibility" has transformed political thought and public policy in America and Europe. Since the 1970s, responsibility--which once meant the moral duty to help and support others--has come to suggest an obligation to be self-sufficient. This narrow conception of responsibility has guided recent reforms of the welfare state, making key entitlements conditional on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.6 MOUNK

Hunter, Ruth S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turtle Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.8 HUNTER

Bergman, Paul

Summary: " Sometimes it makes sense to handle a court case without an attorney. Learn about acting as your own lawyer in Nolo's easy-to-use, plain-English guide, Represent Yourself in Court. This book breaks down the trial process into easy-to-understand steps so that you can act as your own lawyer -- safely and efficiently. Find out what to say, how to say it -- even where to stand when you address...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 BERGMAN 2016

Scandiffio, Laura.

Summary: An eloquent survey of a variety of martial arts including judo, jujitsu, karate, kung fu, tai chi, aikido, and kendo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.8 SCANDIFFIO

Fishman, Ted C.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.951 FISHMAN

Toriyama, Akira

Summary: Ever since Goku became Earth's greatest hero and gathered the seven Dragon Balls to defeat the evil Boo, his life on Earth has grown a little dull. Goku is starting to get bored. His wife, Chi-chi, wants him to get a job, but all he wants to do is train and fight stronger enemies. Elsewhere in the universe, the God of Destruction, Beerus, and his attendant Whis are traveling from planet to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2017

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Hetzel, Rhonda

Summary: Award-winning blogger Rhonda Hetzel shares the day-to-day practicalities of a simple life and shows you how to rediscover the heart of your home. With a year of monthly projects that make household management easier, Rhonda encourages you to set up good systems, make what you need and appreciate what you have. Learn how to stretch money further, safely clean your home and cook from scratch with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648 Hetzel