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Race By John R Baker
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THIRD EDITION: Now updated with world DNA map. Written by an Oxford University professor, this book maps out almost every aspect of the biological differences between different races. It describes... More > species and races (subspecies); hybrids; and those theories of evolution that allow the various groups of animals to be graded as more or less primitive or advanced. Drawing on physical and cultural anthropology, palaeontology, prehistoric archaeology, art history, and nineteenth-century accounts of Africans until then secluded from contact with other human groups, this book features sections on Europids; the Jews; the Celts; the Australids; the Sanids (Bushmen); and the Negrids. In the final part, the author reviews in depth the evidence on heredity and cognitive ability and reaches the measured conclusion that in certain races a greater proportion of people are capable of developing high intelligence than in others. The last section discusses who some races had achieved civilisation and others have not.< Less
The Exciting History of Auto Racing By Ross R. Olney
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It all started with a couple of teen-agers back in the late 1800's. Each "borrowed" his dad's horseless carriage and they chugged off to see which was fastest. Today auto racing, still a... More > dangerous sport, draws millions of fans to a wide variety of races with a wide variety of race cars all the way around the world. This book covers Formula One, IndyCars, NASCAR, NHRA, SCCA, and all the others, and how it all started. And where it might be going.< Less
The Exciting History of Auto Racing By Ross R. Olney
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Two teen-agers back in early day France probably started it all by "borrowing" their Dad's "horseless carriages" and seeing which could go fastest. That was when highly respected... More > doctors were certain that you would die if you moved faster than sixty miles an hour. The human body simply couldn't survive at that speed. Now, racers routinely go two hundred miles an hour, and drag racers go more than three hundred miles an hour in only a thousand feet. Auto racing is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is daring, dangerous, and exciting, and the winners often become millionaires. This book aimed at young adults is full of stories about racing as it describes the progress from the two kids to modern racing. The author has participated as a driver, photographer and journalist for many years, and has written a number of books on the subject.< Less
Simple History: The Space Race By Daniel Turner
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Discover a competition of epic proportions between the United States and the USSR during the Space Race. Find out who was the first to win, from reaching outer space to landing a man on the moon.... More > History will come alive before your very eyes. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way. Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next episode? Designed for children aged 9 -12< Less
Archaic History of the Human Race By Gertrude van Pelt, MD
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The goal of this book, according to the author, is to place the revelations of the Ancient Wisdom regarding man's life on this planet, which H.P. Blavatsky brought to the Western world. To sort out... More > from the many related facts which enrich Blavatsky's magnum opus THE SECRET DOCTRINE and the STANZAS OF DZYAN.< Less
Archaic History of the Human Race By Gertrude van Pelt, MD
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The goal of this book, according to the author, is to place the revelations of the Ancient Wisdom regarding man's life on this planet, which H.P. Blavatsky brought to the Western world. To sort out... More > from the many related facts which enrich Blavatsky's magnum opus THE SECRET DOCTRINE and the STANZAS OF DZYAN.< Less
The Races of Europe By Carleton Stevens Coon
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One of the most important anthropological overviews of European racial types ever published. Although some of its conclusions have since been eclipsed by DNA studies, this work remains a standard in... More > racial typology. Harvard professor of anthropology, Carleton S. Coon, concluded that: - The white race is of dual origin consisting of Upper Paleolithic (mixture of sapiens and neanderthals) types and Mediterranean (purely sapiens) types; - The Upper Paleolithic peoples are the truly indigenous peoples of Europe; -The Mediterraneans invaded Europe in large numbers during the Neolithic period; -When reduced Upper Paleolithic survivors and Mediterraneans mix, a process of “dinarization” occurs which produces a hybrid with non-intermediate features, epitomized by the Dinaric race. Contains the full set of original photographic plates. Once a college standard, this book has been suppressed for 50 years.< Less
Critical Race By Martin Hancock
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Critical Race poses a controversial and disturbing version of the origin of our computing technology. Based on the harrowing story of Tom Harris, a spy sent by Churchill to monitor Nazi science, the... More > narrative follows a delicate thread of history as it weaves a picture of intrigue and betrayal that joins the beginnings of computer technology with the explosion of the first atomic bomb.< Less
Race (Hardcover) By John R Baker
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THIRD EDITION: Now updated with world DNA map. Written by an Oxford University professor, this book maps out almost every aspect of the biological differences between different races. It describes... More > species and races (subspecies); hybrids; and those theories of evolution that allow the various groups of animals to be graded as more or less primitive or advanced. Drawing on physical and cultural anthropology, palaeontology, prehistoric archaeology, art history, and nineteenth-century accounts of Africans until then secluded from contact with other human groups, this book features sections on Europids; the Jews; the Celts; the Australids; the Sanids (Bushmen); and the Negrids. In the final part, the author reviews in depth the evidence on heredity and cognitive ability and reaches the measured conclusion that in certain races a greater proportion of people are capable of developing high intelligence than in others. The last section discusses who some races had achieved civilisation and others have not.< Less
Killer Earth By Race Meider
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Two space ships fall toward Earth, which is desert, over a thousand years from now after the Final War. There are five young adult girls and a woman on one ship, which burns upon crash landing. ... More > Only the woman and one of the girls survive. The other ship contains males. The young men survive, but the woman’s husband perishes in the crash landing. This is a bad start for being sent out into space to find an inhabitable planet to make the perfect society that Earth wasn’t able to pull off. All have learned from tapes in a suspended state on the ship’s journey. As they build and try to stay as a community, the kids get restless and curious despite the mistakes in history and what has been taught as morally correct from their one adult leader, Jenny. Finding a gun, technology and pornography, the females become a target and the males turn to competition. Two find the beginnings of love and fight to survive from the evils of the Earth that their ancestors sent them away to avoid.< Less