Though The Heavens May Fall

Author: Steven M. Wise
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781844134304
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In the gripping story of Somerset's trial - and the slave trials that led up to it - Wise sets the stage for the extraordinary decision by the notoriously conservative judge, Lord Mansfield, which set in motion the abolition of slavery in ...

Oah Annual Meeting

Author: Organization of American Historians. Meeting
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February 2005. 272 Pages 0-306-81389-0, $27.50. he THOUGH THE HEAVENS
MAY FALL The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery Steven M.
Wise, J.D. OA CAPO PRESS, December 2004. ... paperback! HARRIET JACOBS
A Life Jean Fagan Yellin "In one of the landmarks in historical scholarship, over
the last two decades historian Jean Fagan Yelltn has removed the obscurities ...

Unlocking The Cage

Author: Steven M. Wise
Publisher: Basic Books
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Steven Wise finds answers to the big question in animal rights today: Where do we draw the line?

Rattling The Cage

Author: Steven Wise
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0306824000
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Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in light of modern scientific findings creates a glaring contradiction in our law.


Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976969
Size: 15.70 MB
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'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' Daily Mail 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' Observer 'Gripping ... the book fulfils its huge ambition, and Diamond is the only man who could have written it' Economist 'This book ...

Technology Matters

Author: David E. Nye
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250748
Size: 18.44 MB
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Perhaps this is because we are intimate with devices and machines from an early age -- as children, we play with technological toys: trucks, cars, stoves, telephones, model railroads, Playstations.

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409095487
Size: 28.83 MB
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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him.

Why Nations Fail

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 0307719235
Size: 43.42 MB
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Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson’s breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions? Why Nations Fail will change the way you look at—and understand—the world.

Humiliation Degradation Dehumanization

Author: Paulus Kaufmann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048196616
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This volume will be of interest to social and moral philosophers, legal and human rights theorists, practitioners and students.