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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the arguments relating to the extent and manner to which social influences enable epistemic agents.
By David Lyon
National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that still resonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 such places. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting ans so we have Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Historic Landmarks--those with...
By Lyombe Eko
This volume explores sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet. Contributors present American exceptionalism and the French exception as functionally equivalent logics that lead to different freedom of expression outcomes.
The Connecticut River from the Air is a collection of extraordinary aerial images and an adventure chronicled by historian Jerry Roberts and photographed by Tom Walsh. The book provides an intimate perspective, exploring New England's greatest river from Long Island Sound, where its waters mingle with the salty brine of...
In his classic work Anarchy, State and Utopia, Robert Nozick asked his readers to imagine being permanently plugged into a 'machine that would give you any experience you desired'. The authors in this volume re-evaluate the merits of Nozick's argument, and use it to examine subsequent developments in culture and...
This book features the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the mountain wilderness of northeastern New York State. From 360-degree mountaintop views to dramatic waterfalls and pristine ponds, it takes readers to the most scenic locations, some well-known and others off the beaten path.
From the Great Citrus Freeze of 1895 and tidal wave of 1935 to the Apollo fire of 1967 and Challenger disaster of 1986, Florida has been the site of some of the nation's most dramatic moments. Each account in this book reveals not only the circumstances surrounding the disaster and...
Race in Society is a thorough yet brief text intended primarily for race and ethnicity courses. It is anchored in contemporary social science scholarship and is written in a narrative style that makes it easily accessible to students.
Music historian Joshua Duchan looks at the career and music of this remarkable singer-songwriter, exploring the unique ways Joel transforms the cultural life of a changing America over four decades into bestselling song after song and album after album. Original interviews with Joel blend with Duchan's engaging analysis to provide...
This book examines the health-related controversies and scandals that plague America's top spectator sports. It covers such issues as the use of performance-enhancing substances, playing through pain, the abuse of pain medicine, playing with concussions, and why athletes take these unhealthy risks in the pursuit of profit and fame.