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    • Los Angeles in Civil War Days, 1860-1865

    • De : John W. Robinson
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 4 h et 10 min
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    Most accounts of California’s role in the Civil War focus on the northern part of the state, San Francisco in particular. In Los Angeles in Civil War Days, John W. Robinson looks to the southern half and offers an enlightening sketch of Los Angeles and its people, politics, and economic trends from 1860 to 1865. Drawing on contemporary reports in the Los Angeles Star, Southern News, and other sources, Robinson shows how the war came to Los Angeles.

    Prix : 13,42 €

    • A Prehistory of the Cloud

    • De : Tung-Hui Hu
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 7 h et 11 min
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    We may imagine the digital cloud as placeless, mute, ethereal, and unmediated. Yet the reality of the cloud is embodied in thousands of massive data centers, any one of which can use as much electricity as a midsized town. Even all these data centers are only one small part of the cloud. Behind that cloud-shaped icon on our screens is a whole universe of technologies and cultural norms, all working to keep us from noticing their existence.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Naturally Selected

    • Original Readings in Biological Evolution
    • De : David Lane
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 2 h et 35 min
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    This audiobook contains four original papers that are fundamental to our understanding of modern biology, including Mendel's "Experiments in Plant Hybridization", Wallace's "On the Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely from the Original Type", Huxley's initial review of On the Origin of Species, and Watson and Crick's groundbreaking paper, "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids". Professor David Christopher Lane explains why these papers are so elemental in the history of science.

    Prix : 6,24 €

    • The American Cowboy

    • The Myth and the Reality
    • De : Joe B Frantz, Julian Ernest Choate Jr.
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 5 h et 46 min
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    The cowboy, America's most popular folk hero, appeals to millions of readers of novels, histories, biographies, and folk tales. Cowboys command a vast audience on country radio, television, and at the movies, but what exactly is a cowboy? Authors Joe B. Frantz and Julian Ernest Choate, Jr., reveal the real, dyed-in-the-wool cowboy as a heroic being from the American past, who richly deserves to be understood in terms of reality, instead of myth.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • The Feynman Imperative

    • Why Science Works
    • De : David Christopher Lane
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 2 h et 11 min
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    This book consists of six distinct essays describing how science works, with special attention to how Richard Feynman viewed the scientific method. Chapter one explores the difference between evolution and mysticism's version of intelligent design. Chapter two is entitled The Feynman Imperative and explores a contentious debate over reductionism and its role in the hard sciences, particularly in explaining consciousness.

    Prix : 6,88 €

    • CQ calling, CQ calling

    • Zen and the Gang, Book 5
    • De : Dean Moriarty
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 2 h et 23 min
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    This is the fifth book in the Zen and her adventures series and features CQ the mermaid. This book is zany but does not come with a warning and anyone can listen to it. In this book, Zen comes back from being lost and tries to make up her mind as to what to do with all her newfound knowledge, but too many things, internally and externally, prevent her from becoming quiet enough to listen, and the pirates are, of course, no help.

    Prix : 6,88 €

    • Scanlon

    • De : Francis Louis Guy Smith
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 2 h et 58 min
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    Morgan Scanlon came home from town to find his wife and three children slaughtered by marauders. He begins a search for six killers.

    Prix : 6,24 €

    • The Pueblo of Yesterday and Today

    • The History and Culture of the Anasazi and Hopi
    • De : Charles River Editors
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 2 h et 41 min
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    When European settlers - and later American settlers - came into contact with Native American tribes on the continent, they were frequently unable to differentiate between the subcultures within individual tribes. This led to all kinds of misunderstandings. When the Spanish came into contact with different tribes in the Southwest, they categorized several of them as Pueblo. Thus, while most Americans have heard of the Pueblo and Navajo, many remain unfamiliar with distinctions within the tribes.

    Prix : 6,67 €

    • Mesa Verde: The History of the Ancient Pueblo Settlement

    • De : Charles River Editors, Jesse Harasta
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 1 h et 14 min
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    When the Spanish came into contact with different tribes in the Southwest, they were so intrigued by the structure of the communities that they gave the natives the name Pueblo, a term they used to measure certain sizes for their own settlements. Thus, while most Americans have heard of the Pueblo and Navajo, many remain unfamiliar with distinctions within the tribes.

    Prix : 6,67 €

    • The Curious Habits of Man

    • Essays and Effluence
    • De : Brian Kenneth Swain
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 6 h et 17 min
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    With an acerbic wit and an honest approach, Swain shares his perspective on such pivotal matters as how to ski without losing a limb or your self-esteem, how to correctly prepare and consume lobster according to Maine standards, and whether marketing ploys hypnotically convince consumers to replace perfectly functioning items without a second thought.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • Bad Boyfriends

    • Using Attachment Theory to Avoid Mr. (or Ms.) Wrong and Make You a Better Partner
    • De : Jeb Kinnison
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 3 h et 47 min
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    If you were brought up in the Western world, you've been trained on fairy tales of love and relationships that are misleading at best, and at worst have you making mistake after mistake in starting relationships with the wrong kinds of people who will waste your time and keep you from finding a loyal partner. Science has the answer! Or at least a guide to save you the time and effort of discovering for yourself how many wrong types of romantic partners there are.

    • Using Attachment Theory to Avoid Mr. (or Ms.) Wrong and Make You a Better Partner
    • De : Jeb Kinnison
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 3 h et 47 min
    • Date de publication : 13/05/2014
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    Prix : 11,50 €

    • Things I Remember

    • Memories of Life During the Great Depression
    • De : Glenn Thomas Doyle
    • Lu par : Steve Toner
    • Durée : 1 h et 15 min
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    Some Americans who were born and raised during the Great Depression, have passed from this life although many still remain with us. Many famous books, movies and television shows have covered stories from that generation and many of them continue to fascinate the current generations living today. Stories of getting by in the face of adversities during The Great Depression and of the bond between family and friends are inspiring and they often demonstrate the triumph of the human spirit and the power of human love.

    Prix : 6,24 €