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Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches by Marvin Harris (1974)Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches by Marvin Harris (1974)
How can we ever hope to understand people so different from ourselves? Westerners find the idea that there might be a practical explanation for Hindu love of cow more upsetting than Hindus do. The sacred cow-how else can I say it? is one of our favorite
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Entrepreneurship and Capitalism Media Library Titles to Aid Class Lecture and DiscussionEntrepreneurship and Capitalism Media Library Titles to Aid Class Lecture and Discussion
This two-part documentary discusses the life and work of the noted philosopher and novelist. Interviews feature her often spirited and eloquent defense of capitalism and the free market
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Constitutional rights foundationConstitutional rights foundation
Millions of people in Europe perished in the plague that struck in the mid-1300s. Later called the “Black Death,” this plague upended feudal society and hastened major changes in Western Civilization
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The Idea, of Civilization in World Historical PerspectiveThe Idea, of Civilization in World Historical Perspective
To the Chinese, being civilized was cultural, not bi­ological or racial. If barbarians learned the Chinese lan­guage and adopted Chinese ways—from the clothes they wore to the food they ate—these outsiders were admit­ted into the exalted circle of
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The Idea of Civilization in World Historical PerspectiveThe Idea of Civilization in World Historical Perspective
China proper, whom they saw as barbarians. To the Chinese, being civilized was cultural, not biological or racial. If barbarians learned the Chinese language and adopted Chinese ways—from the clothes they wore to the food they ate—they were regarded
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War fiction and non-fiction 2 Talking BooksWar fiction and non-fiction 2 Talking Books
The titles in this booklist are just a selection of the titles available for loan from the rnib national Library Talking Book Service
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