Dingwall’s Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training Returns with New Preface by the Author

A book that was hard to find but much cited and well reviewed finds a new home at Quid Pro Books, in multiple digital formats, as a Digitally Remastered Book.™ Its digital edition features new material, too.
Robert Dingwall’s classic and original study of the training of health visitors (public health nurses) in the UK is [...]

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Revolutionary, classic book Cybernetics: now in quality eBook and paperback editions

CYBERNETICS is on virtually everyone’s short list of the most important and influential nonfiction books of the last century. First published by MIT math professor Norbert Wiener in 1948, and later expanded in its Second Edition in 1961, this groundbreaking account of systems, thought processes, AI, and the use of “feedback” [...]

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Margaret Sanger’s 1926 manual Happiness in Marriage: now a convenient eBook

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) was an iconic American feminist, sex educator, nurse, and birth control activist. She founded Planned Parenthood and wrote numerous articles and books on controversial topics including birth control. She was arrested for espousing contraception and women’s freedom of control over their own bodies. Decades later, and in part from her prosecution and [...]

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Marie Laveau, historical voodoo figure in New Orleans, featured in reprinted classic folk-book

Raymond J. Martinez’ classic book on legends, lore and unvarnished truths surrounding New Orleans’ most famous voodoo mistress, and other tales from surrounding parishes of days long gone by. Includes illustrated guide to palm-reading, humorous asides, historical comparisons, and over twenty images. In addition to the facts and folklore about Marie Laveau herself, including revealing [...]

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Mitchell Smith, The Art of Caricaturing, now out in paperback and digitally remastered

One of the most downloaded classic books of all time gets a facelift and is available as a new and affordable paperback: Mitchell Smith’s The Art of Caricaturing. Smith’s comprehensive guide to creating caricature and cartoons is a classic book that today’s artists, both beginning and experienced, still read and consult to learn techniques, rules [...]

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Physics for Entertainment: A classic Russian book that delivers on the fun-with-physics promise of its title

Soviet popular-science writer Yakov I. Perelman makes physics fun in his classic English-language book Physics for Entertainment: Book One, offering real-world applications, demonstrations, and fascinating phenomena that remain relevant—and educational—to modern readers. This book explains many of the most entertaining aspects of the physical world and its principles, including optical illusions, light tricks and mirages, [...]

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Oesterreich’s classic study Occultism and Modern Science is republished with digital corrections and professional presentation

OCCULTISM AND MODERN SCIENCE:  Traugott Konstantin Oesterreich (1880-1949) was a German professor of philosophy and an expert on the philosophy and psychology of religion. He taught as a professor at Tübingen University. He is considered to be one of the first modern German scientists to declare his belief in psychic phenomena. Although his views on parapsychology [...]

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A Dictionary of Civil Law Terminology in Louisiana: Usufruct and Naked Owners Are Explained to Common Lawyers and Civilians

With obscure terms like emphyteusis and jactitation, the language of the civil law can sometimes confuse students and even seasoned practitioners. But the Louisiana Civil Law Dictionary can help. It defines every word and phrase contained in the index to the Louisiana Civil Code, plus many more–in clear and concise language–and provides current citations to [...]

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Smelser and Content’s Introspective Account of Hiring at Berkeley in the Mid-1970s, The Changing Academic Market is Digitally Remastered™ and in Paperback

The Changing Academic Market: General Trends and a Berkeley Case Study is the inside story and scholarly analysis of a leading sociology department’s search, during the mid-1970s, to fill several faculty positions. This was attempted in the middle of the fundamental changes to the university market that began in the 1960s and was especially acute [...]

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Eliezer Segal Explores Jewish Holy Days and Their History, Legend and Lore

For Signs and for Seasons: Bringing his scholarly research into Jewish history and legend to a wide audience in pithy and clever essays, Eliezer Segal offers his 2011 collection of newspaper columns focusing on the holy days and seasons of the Jewish calendar. All its rich history and modern cultural implications — how is Coca-cola [...]

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Eliezer Segal’s Fun Essays on Traditions and Lore of Judaism and Jewish Culture

Eliezer Segal, professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary and a newspaper columnist, brings his witty and pithy essays on Jewish tradition and history to books accessible to a wide audience.
The latest is On the Trails of Tradition, his 2011 book that explores — in an amusing and entertaining manner — such topics [...]

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Now out in print: Federal Standards of Review, 4th ed.

In its new Fourth Edition, in three volumes, a product of LexisNexis Publishing Co.

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The Bank Teller: Peter Gabel

The Bank Teller explores the desire within each of us to overcome our isolation and to see and be seen by the other in a relation of authentic connectedness.

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We are not just categories

Propose a book that defies categorization and you still will belong.

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