SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Dinosaur Discoveries

    Dinosaur Discoveries

    $24.95

    The first of its kind, Dinosaur Discoveries features a multitude of never before seen specimens. Learn More
  2. Dissection

    Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880-1930

    $50.00

    From the advent of photography in the 19th and into the 20th century, medical students, often in secrecy, took photographs of themselves with the cadavers that they dissected: their first patients. Learn More
  3. Dr. Mutter's Marvels

    Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

    $27.50

    A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most famous museum of medical oddities Learn More
  4. Drunken Botanist

    Drunken Botanist

    $19.95

    Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? Learn More
  5. Electrified Sheep

    Electrified Sheep: Glass-eating Scientists, Nuking the Moon, and More Bizarre Experiments

    $25.99

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    Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment, and a founding father of the United States. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on an electric-shock victim. Odder still, it was actually mouth-to-beak resuscitation on a hen that he himself had shocked. Learn More
  6. Elephants on Acid

    Elephants On Acid And Other Bizarre Experiments

    $14.95

    When Tusko the Elephant woke in his pen at the Lincoln Park Zoo on the morning of August 3, 1962, little did he know that he was about to become the test subject in an experiment to determine what happens to an elephant given a massive dose of LSD. Learn More
  7. The Emperor Of All Maladies

    Emperor Of All Maladies: A Biography Of Cancer

    $18.00

    The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Learn More
  8. Encyclopaedia Anatomica

    Encyclopaedia Anatomica

    $19.99

    Know thyself: Explore the complex and amazing universe that lives beneath your skin. Learn More
  9. Encyclopedia of Haunted Places

    Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales From Around The World (Revised Edition)

    $19.99

    Encyclopedia of Haunted Places was the first directory of its kind to be written by dozens of the world’s leading paranormal investigators. Learn More
  10. I Am A Bunny

    Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

    $17.99

    Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or working out equations inaccessible to all but the initiated few. Learn More

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