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Doomsday 2012: The Maya Calendar and the History of the End of the World

Catherine Zuckerman - History - 2012 - 47 pages
The Maya Calendar and the History of the End of the World Catherine Zuckerman
. literally began with zero, a number the Maya discovered on their own and often
used a shell-like symbol to represent. To put this development in context, ...
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Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2008 - 228 pages
In the book's final section, Kennedy recounts how he himself has dealt with accusations of being a sellout after meeting fierce criticism at Harvard upon the publication of his book, Nigger. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Handbook of Fluorous Chemistry

John A. Gladysz, Dennis P. Curran, Istvan T. Horvath - Science - 2006 - 624 pages
Edited by the leading experts John Gladysz, Dennis Curran, and Istvan Horvath, this handbook is the first to summarize all the essential aspects of this emerging field of chemistry.
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Captive Selves, Captivating Others: The Politics And Poetics Of Colonial ...

Pauline Turner Strong - Social Science - 2008 - 256 pages
This book reexamines the Anglo-American literary genre known as the ?Indian captivity narrativeOCO in the context of the complex historical practice of captivity across cultural borders in colonial North America.
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