Search Results: "Philip J. Deloria"


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PLAYING INDIAN by Philip J. Deloria
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"A valuable contribution to Native American studies, and worthy of attention by readers in many fields."
A provocative study of the role of American Indians in forming the character of the US. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"A forceful and clear-sighted anthology."
Thirty years' worth of Deloria's essays on religion and Native American life, thoughtfully edited and presented. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Deloria should have stuck to his fundamentalist guns; his attempt to fight science with science is a dismal failure."
The first of a proposed trilogy attacking Western science, religion, and government. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Fans of Oliver Sacks will find much to savor here."
The mysteries of human memory are deftly probed by Hilts, New York Times Washington correspondent on science and health policy (Scientific Temperaments, 1982, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2003

"Rousing and readable: sure to brings smiles at the FDA and howls of protest from industry lobbyists."
Chicanery, greed, politics, battles won and lost: welcome to the Food and Drug Administration. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"A fresh perspective mainly for students and specialists."
Street-level view of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Libraries might consider this compact, utilitarian volume as a replacement for the original, or as an alternative to the four-volume African-American Biography (1994). (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
paper 0-8160-3904-6 About 50 new entries, plus occupational and chronological indexes, enhance this new edition of The Biographical Dictionary of Black Americans (1992, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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SHAPES by Philip Giordano
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A winner. (Board book. 1-3)"
Lifting flaps reveal the simple geometry underlying the world around us. Read full book review >

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WE ALL SING WITH THE SAME VOICE by J. Philip Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2001

"My name is you.' (Picture book 3-7)"
A song, made popular on Sesame Street, now in book form with an enclosed CD. Read full book review >