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Walking the Warzones of Pakistan, One Woman's Journey into the Shadow of the Taliban By Ruth Anne Kocour
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Trek to K2 and Pakistan's tribal regions bordering Afghanistan, Kashmir, Tajikistan, and China. See topography that has led to isolation–physical and cultural–of tribes blocked for... More > centuries by natural barriers, lack of infrastructure and communication. Ruth Anne Kocour's tale of travel and adversity lends a face to today's news and a glimpse into what we all have in common–our humanity.< Less
In the Shadow of the Crown: Some Men Look At Constitutions… By Christopher Reynolds
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Christopher Reynolds began an extensive study of Australian political history and the Australian Constitution when he was a senior professional staff member in the U.S. Congress in the 1980s. As... More > someone who drafted and promoted legislation, he was interested in Australia’s complicated relationship with Britain as well as what it needs to change to promote democracy. Quoting authors from Aristotle to Thomas Jefferson, and a host of Australian authorities, Reynolds outlines Australia’s journey from being a dominion of the British Empire toward independence. He supports his findings by examining documents from British archives, Australian constitutional debates, as well as the constitutions of other nations that lead to the path of meaningful reform. Take a revealing journey through the history of Australian politics and consider a model of government based on involvement and interaction rather than conflict with In the Shadow of the Crown.< Less
WTFO - The Silence Is Deafening By Khaled Hafid
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A young Marine Staff Sergeant finally tells the tale of his two year experience in dealing with deployment, conflict, death and recovery. With a unique upbringing as an Arab-American, he wrestles... More > with his beliefs and emotions, while trying to make sense of everything around him. It is a story of triumph from sadness, victory from the jaws of defeat. Follow him through his journey and see what becomes of him.< Less
Tri Loom Weaving By Barbara Herdman
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A guide to weaving on a triangular frame loom. Instructions for Continous Yarn weaving,Cut Thread weaving,Continuous Bias weaving,Twill,Leno Lace,Fringes,Edgings,Beading,Joining Tri's,a fill in... More > weave,and how to build a loom are included plus much more. Illustrated with 286 black and white how-to photos.< Less