Personality Disorders: Recognition and Clinical Management
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Personality Disorders: Recognition and Clinical Management

Although the importance of personality disorders have not generally been recognized in clinical practice, they are the origins of many medical consultations and social ills: from substance abuse, alcoholism, self-harm and suicide, to neglect of children, criminality and HIV transmission. In a comprehensive summary and evaluation of the clinical literature, this book seeks to dispel the myth that people with personality disorders are ...

Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series)
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Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series)

From the Native Americans who lived in the Chicago area for thousands of years, to the first European explorers Marquette and Jolliet,to the 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series win, parents, teachers, and kids will love this comprehensive and exciting history of how Chicago became the third largest city in the U.S. Chicago’s spectacular and impressive history comes alive through activities such as building a model of the original Fer...

The Life of a Russian Woman Doctor: A Siberian Memoir, 1869-1954
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The Life of a Russian Woman Doctor: A Siberian Memoir, 1869-1954

"During the past few decades, an increasing number of memoirs and autobiographies of a wide range of individuals who lived in Russia and the Soviet Union have appeared in English translation. This memoir by a woman physician and educator whose life spanned the years before the 1917 Revolution and the Stalin era is a welcome addition to this literature. The author, Anna Zhukova Bek, grew up in an isolated mining village in Eastern Sib...

Osun Across the Waters: A Yoruba Goddess in
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Osun Across the Waters: A Yoruba Goddess in

Òsun is a brilliant deity whose imagery and worldwide devotion demand broad and deep scholarly reflection. Contributors to the ground-breaking Africa’s Ogun, edited by Sandra Barnes (Indiana University Press, 1997), explored the complex nature of Ogun, the orisa who transforms life through iron and technology. Òsun across the Waters continues this exploration of Yoruba religion by documenting Òsun religion. Òsun presents a dynamic ex...

Stammering Its Cause and Cure
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Stammering Its Cause and Cure

Benjamin Bogue stammered for over 20 years. He is the author of Bogue Unit Method of Restoring Perfect Speech and Founder of the Bogue Institute for Stammerers. In Stammering he talks about his life with a speech problem, the causes of stuttering and stammering, a cure, and setting the tongue free.

John Dewey in China: To Teach and to Learn (S U N Y Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)
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John Dewey in China: To Teach and to Learn

Shows how John Dewey’s visit to China from 1919 to 1921 influenced his social and political thought. Combining biography with philosophy, this book explores John Dewey’s two-year trip to China (1919–1921) and its legacy for him as a teacher and a learner. Jessica Ching-Sze Wang looks at how Dewey was received in China, what he learned, and how he was changed as a result. She examines the intriguing dynamics shaping China’s reactions ...

Love and War in London: A Woman’s Diary 1939-1942 (Life Writing)
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Love and War in London: A Woman's Diary 1939-1942 (Life Writing)

``A rich medley of voices skilfully blended in an absolutely compelling story, both personal and historic. Olivia Cockett writes with lively and critical intelligence as a contributor to Mass-Observations inquiries into the lives and opinions of ordinary people, and with humour and passion in her own private diaries about her secret love affair with a married man, her family life, her friends, and her keen desire for children. Malcol...

The Making of a Sage: A Study in Rabbinic Ethics
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The Making of a Sage: A Study in Rabbinic Ethics

Jonathan Schofer offers the first theoretically framed examination of rabbinic ethics in several decades. Centering on one large and influential anthology, The Fathers According to Rabbi Nathan, Jonathan Schofer situates that text within a broader spectrum of rabbinic thought, while at the same time bringing rabbinic thought into dialogue with current scholarship on the self, ethics, theology, and the history of religions. Notable Se...