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Napoleon: A Life

 

 

 

 

 

A Natural History of Beer

 

 
When Science and Politics Collide: The Public Interest at Risk All In: The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States (Gambling Studies Series)

LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media

 

Adam Zamoyski

Napoleon: A Life

944.05092 Nap-Z

A new biography of Napoleon , who was born poor, an armey general at 26, and crowned Emperor of France at age 35.

 

 

 

Rob Desalle and Ian Tattersall

A Natural History of Beer

E-Book

A history of beer, its science, and its impact on human culture from ancient times to the rise of the American craft beer industry.

 

Robert O. Schneider

When Science and Politics Collide: The Public Interest at Risk

320.6 Sch

Especially appropriate at this point in time, Schneider looks at why science and politics collide, why this is an especially critical problem at this time in U.S. history, and what should be done.  Gives examples of current controversies and argues that America's long commitment to scientific progress, human rights, and democracy is at risk.

 

Jonathan D. Cohen and David G. Schwartz, eds.

All In: The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States

E-Book

Collection of essays looking at the changing economic, cultural, religious, and political conditions that facilitated gambling's expansion and prominence.  The essays look at commercial and Native American casinos, sports betting, lotteries, bingo, and more.

P. W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking

LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media

302.231 Sin

A defense expert and a fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations look at how state hackers and terrorists have weaponized social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, resulting in chaos and confusion.  

 

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