Encyclopedia of Hair
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 455

Encyclopedia of Hair

Describes the cultural, historical, and scientific aspects of hairdressing and hairstyling throughout history.

Wilma Rudolph
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Wilma Rudolph

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

Medical Imaging
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 127

Medical Imaging

"An examination of the origins, history, development, and societal impact of various medical-imaging devices, from X-rays to the MRI"--Provided by publisher.

Benjamin Franklin
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Benjamin Franklin

Describes the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin, the American statesman, author, and inventor.

Product Liability
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 150

Product Liability

Presents opposing arguments on the subject of product liability, discussing whether or not federal liability laws are needed, the positive and negative effect of strict liability standards, and how courts should award damages.

For Appearance' Sake
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 299

For Appearance' Sake

Examines all aspects of beauty, body ornamentation, and grooming.

Life in a Medieval Monastery
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Life in a Medieval Monastery

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Explains the role that monasteries played in medieval society, discusses the ideals which the different orders shared and the characteristics that made each one distinctive, and describes everyday life in the cloister.

Cuba
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

Cuba

Examines Cuba's history and long struggle for independence, its economy and political life since the 1959 Revolution, how history has shaped the country, what its political relations with the U.S. have been and how they are likely to change, and what challenges Cuba faces in the future.

Women in the Military
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 140

Women in the Military

In a time of war, when the need for military personnel is greatest? Do restrictions on women soldiers still make sense? This title explores these and other related questions.

Hiroshima
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Hiroshima

Recounts the development of the atomic bomb, describes the historical background of World War II, and looks at the decision to bomb Hiroshima