Last Olympian, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Score: 5
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Last Olympian, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)


  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Release Date : 2009-05-02
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • File Size: 4701189 Bytes


All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time....

Lightning Thief, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Score: 4.5
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Lightning Thief, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)


  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Release Date : 2009-05-02
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • File Size: 5386563 Bytes


Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him....

Prosperity Without Growth
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Prosperity Without Growth


  • Author : Tim Jackson
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781844078943


Prosperity Without Growth Book Description :

This work proposes a framework based on the concept of a fair distribution of environmental space to include the diverse needs of North and South. Drawing on research in 38 countries, it aims to give an equitable basis for global development in order to a...

The Politics of Storytelling

The Politics of Storytelling


  • Author : Michael Jackson
  • Publisher : Museum Tusculanum Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8772897376


The Politics of Storytelling Book Description :

Hannah Arendt argued that the "political" is best understood as a power relation between private and public realms, and that storytelling is a vital bridge between these realms - a site where individualised passions and shared views are contested and recombined. In his new book, Michael Jackson explores and expands Arendt's ideas through a cross-cultural analysis of storytelling that includes Kuranko stories from Sierra Leone, Aboriginal stories of the stolen generation, stories recounted before the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and stories of refugees, renegades, and war veterans. Focusing on the violent and volatile conditions under which stories are and are not told, and exploring the various ways in which narrative reworkings...

The Ku Klux Klan in the City  1915 1930

The Ku Klux Klan in the City 1915 1930


  • Author : Kenneth T. Jackson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780929587820


The Ku Klux Klan in the City 1915 1930 Book Description :

Revising conventional wisdom about the Klan, Mr. Jackson shows that its roots in the 1920s can also be found in the burgeoning cities. Comprehensively researched, methodically organized, lucidly written...a book to be respected. Journal of American History."...

Crabgrass Frontier
Score: 4
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Crabgrass Frontier


  • Author : Kenneth T. Jackson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1987-04-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0195049837


Crabgrass Frontier Book Description :

Traces the development of American suburbs, suggests reasons for their growth, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and looks at future trends...

Life in Classrooms

Life in Classrooms


  • Author : Philip Wesley Jackson
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0807770051


Life in Classrooms Book Description :

Since its first appearance, Life in Classrooms has established itself as a classic study of the educational process at its most fundamental level....

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock


  • Author : Jackson Pollock
  • Publisher : The Museum of Modern Art
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0870700375


Jackson Pollock Book Description :

Gathered in a single volume, these represent a resource for anyone interested in the development of twentieth-century art."--BOOK JACKET....

Medical Law

Medical Law


  • Author : Emily Jackson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198743507


Medical Law Book Description :

Medical Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers all of the explanation, commentary, and extracts from cases and key materials that students need to gain a thorough understanding of this complex topic. Key case extracts provide the legal context, facts, and background; extracts from materials provide differing ethical perspectives and outline current debates; and the author's insightful commentary ensures that readers understand the facts of the cases and can navigate the ethical landscape to form their own understanding of medical law. Online resource centre Online updates to the law are provided alongside a searchable glossary of medical and legal terms....

Soledad Brother
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Soledad Brother


  • Author : George Jackson
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 1994-09-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613742891


Soledad Brother Book Description :

A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, "Soledad Brother" is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America's prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political firestorms of the 1960s, Jackson's story still resonates for its portrait of a man taking a stand even while locked down....

Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson


  • Author : Bernice M. Murphy
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2005-10-05
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786423125


Shirley Jackson Book Description :

"This collection of essays widens the scope of Jackson scholarship with new writing on works such as The road through the wall and We have always lived in the castle and topics from Jackson's domestic fiction to ethics, cosmology, and eschatology. The book makes available some of the significant Jackson scholarship published in the last two decades"--Provided by publisher....

Introduction to International Relations
Score: 2
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Introduction to International Relations


  • Author : Robert H. Jackson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0199285438


Introduction to International Relations Book Description :

This highly successful textbook provides a systematic introduction to the principle theories in international relations. It combines incisive and original analysis with a clear and accessible writing style, making it the ideal textbook for all students taking an introductory course in international relations or international relations theory. The book focuses on the main theoretical traditions - Realism, Liberalism, International Society, and theories of international political economy. The third edition includes two new chapters on Social Constructivism and foreign policy. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between IR theory (academic knowledge of IR) and IR practice (real world events and activities of world politics). The authors carefully exp...