American hall-of-famer Tom Petty had a musical career that spanned four decades. His work appealed across socioeconomic boundaries to a diverse group... Læs mere
Offering a look at the intense public debate surrounding the death penalty in the United States, this book explores the various trends in public opinion that influence crime prevention efforts, create public policy, and reform criminal law.
"Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov and August Strindberg--innovators of modern drama--created characters whose reckless pursuit of irrational objectives blind them to better options. Together, the lives of these characters offer a study of the individual's struggle with modernity" --
To address the threat of an atomic-armed Soviet Union during the early days of the Cold War, President Truman approved the Alert America educational exhibit. This is the first book to examine the scope and impact of Alert America, which has been largely overlooked by historians.
Analyses the role of the Southern Colonies in the American Revolution. This book covers the origin of these five colonies - Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia - and their participation in the cause of American independence.
The athlete's use of, the physicians knowledge of and the continuing controversy over anabolic steroids in competitive sports are addressed in this volume.
The struggle of African nations to achieve independence from colonial rule was a momentous event in world history, and among the most... Læs mere
Through a musical language involving symbols, numbers, and tonality, J S Bach created emotional dimension in the... Læs mere
Examines the iconic band's origin story: how five teenagers with no musical training formed a band, wrote a song about the surfing craze gripping the... Læs mere
"This work is a look at the cinematic history of Sasquatch, from the earliest trick films of Georges... Læs mere
Designed as a source for enthusiasts of British horror films, this work provides a listing of shooting locations for films released between 1932 and 2006. It... Læs mere
Betty and Barney Hill provided Americans with what is essentially the original alien abduction story. The case is... Læs mere
Covers results from 1971 to 1974. Entries record location and, when... Læs mere
An alluring blonde with a uniquely seductive voice, Claire Trevor is chiefly remembered now for her many femme fatale roles in a... Læs mere