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The American Version of Roman "Feather-Tickling"

When I attended elementary school, we were taught that wealthy ancient Romans would tickle the back of their throat with a feather to induce vomiting after dinner. Although that ritual probably put a damper on any postprandial romance (unless mouthwash was provided with the meal), it allowed them to engage …

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An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

Price: (as of – Details) Publisher‏:‎Penguin Books; Reprint edition (March 13, 2018)Language‏:‎EnglishPaperback‏:‎432 pagesISBN-10‏:‎0143110853ISBN-13‏:‎978-0143110859Item Weight‏:‎11.2 ouncesDimensions‏:‎5.52 x 0.91 x 8.41 inches

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American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day

Price: (as of – Details) During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. …

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Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, & Sustainable

Price: (as of – Details) The influential economist offers a persuasive strategy for a more just and sustainable economy—with a forward by Bernie Sanders.  The New York Times has said that Jeffrey D. Sachs is “probably the most important economist in the world.” Now, in a book that combines impassioned …

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Sign of the Apocalypse: Ruminations and Wit from an American Roadside Prophet

Price: (as of – Details) Friends, neighbors, and passersby from all over the country can’t fail to miss “The Sign’s constantly changing humor and insight. On occasion, The Sign of the Apocalypse (SOTA) traffics in the earnest, but at its heart is rooted in a deep-seated desire to express the …

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Price: (as of – Details) A timely investigation into the new “safety culture” on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracy The generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths: their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain …

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This image is taken from American practitioner and news, 17/18, (1894): medical news

This image is taken from American practitioner and news, 17/18, (1894) Uploaded by:- Medical Heritage Library, Inc. (144329121@N08) @ 2019-01-16 03:10:53 Go to Page with image in the Internet Archive Title: American practitioner and news, 17/18, (1894) Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : American Practitioner and News Pub. Co Sponsor: Open Knowledge …

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Image from page 377 of "American Agriculturist, for the farm, garden and household" (1868): article of health

Image from page 377 of “American Agriculturist, for the farm, garden and household” (1868) Uploaded by:- Internet Archive Book Images (126377022@N07) @ 1868-01-01 00:00:00 Identifier: americanagricult27unse Title: American Agriculturist, for the farm, garden and household Year: 1868 (1860s) Authors: Subjects: Agriculture–Periodicals Publisher: New York: Orange Judd Contributing Library: Pennsylvania Horticultural …

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