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The Titanic Story: Hard Choices, Dangerous Decisions

Stephen D. Cox - History - 1999 - 152 pages
Describes the disastrous maiden voyage of the Titanic, which sank after colliding with an iceberg in the spring of 1912
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Love and Logic: The Evolution of Blake's Thought

Stephen D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 314 pages
William Blake is usually regarded as the greatest poet of mysticism in the English language. His primary theme is love--love of God, love of the Divine Humanity that he often ...
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The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America

Stephen D. Cox - Biography & Autobiography - 418 pages
Novelist, columnist, cultural critic, political theorist-- Isabel Paterson was one of the most extraordinary personalities of the 1930s, renowned for her incisive wit and her ...
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The New Testament and Literature: A Guide to Literary Patterns

Stephen D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 394 pages
The New Testament may be the most influential book of all time, from both a religious and a literary standpoint. But while the New Testament's impact upon people's religious ...
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A Germ of Goodness: The California State Prison System, 1851-1944

Shelley Bookspan - Law - 1991 - 150 pages
For most of the ninety-three years between 1851, when the California State Legislature faced the problem of what to do with criminals, until 1944, when it finally organized the ...
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The Big House in a Small Town: Prisons, Communities, and Economics in Rural ...

Eric J. Williams - Social Science - 2011 - 155 pages
This work is an in-depth, on-the-ground examination of how prisons impact rural communities, including a revealing study of two rural communities that have chosen prisons as an ...
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Close Control: Managing a Maximum Security Prison: The Story of Ragen's ...

Nathan Kantrowitz - Social Science - 1998 - 250 pages
Topics include: Chicago's Criminals, Politicians, and Joseph Ragen's Career; Controlling Time and Space in a Prison; Stateville's Daily Schedule In Detail; Control of the ...
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Forgotten Reformer: Robert McClaughry and Criminal Justice Reform in ...

Frank Morn - Law - 2010 - 374 pages
This book traces criminal justice practice and reform developments in late nineteenth-century America through Robert McClaughry's career as a prison warden, a chief of police ...
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