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Nobel laureate Marie Curie offers a memorable portrait of her equally famous husband and lab partner, Pierre Curie. A scientific biography as well as an intimate memoir, this unique narrative recaptures Pierre Curie's youthful research and his...
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occidentalis added a title to their For later shelf Sep 04 2020
"Before there was money, there was debt. Every economics textbook says the same thing: Money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems--to relieve ancient people from having to haul their goods to market. The problem with this...
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occidentalis added a title to their For later shelf Sep 04 2020
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long...
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The classic survey of Latin America's social and cultural history, with a new introduction by Isabel AllendeSince its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is...
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occidentalis added a title to their For later shelf Aug 05 2020

The Champions

Streaming Video - 2016
All odds were against the pit-bulls freed from NFL quarterback Michael Vick's dogfighting ring. Forced to fight for their lives, they were considered so dangerous many wanted them put down. This award-winning documentary follows the courageous...
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