Scams and cons can target anyone, but the elderly are particularly vulnerable; Alt and Wells review the various frauds, provide advice for avoiding the traps, and offer guidance for what to do if you or a loved one falls victim.
Tapping archival sources and Dewey's correspondence, this book shows that Dewey had close personal and intellectual ties to scientists and scholars that were influential in forming the mature expression of his thought. It is intended for readers interested in Dewey's philosophy and the intellectual climate that nurtured his original ideas.
A biography of Ignaz Friedman that offers the reader the behind and the between of the life and career of this extraordinary pianist. It examines Friedman's life as a cultured Jewish musician in Poland; his studies in Leipzig and Vienna; his relationship with Manya Friedman; and, his performing career, teaching, and retirement in Australia.
Creating an unconventional portrait of the life and thought of an Enlightenment historian and scientist, this study focuses upon Jeremy Belknap's letters, journals and essays, which provide a clear sense of how a dialogue with the past can yield an appreciation of life and acceptance of self.
The band that drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie started in 1967 has gone through more personnel changes and stylistic innovations than any other pop group in history. This book chronicles the origins, the songs, and the ever-changing personal dynamics of one of the most popular bands.
Richard Owen was, after Darwin, the leading naturalist of 19th century Britain. In the debate over natural selection, Owen was Darwin's most articulate and vociferous opponent. This book rehabilitates his image and provides a detailed account of the schism in Victorian scientific life.
This bibliography of the collection of works by and about Eleanor Roosevelt, America's First Lady and global human rights leader, is arranged chronologically with chapters on different types of her writings. It also covers types of works about her and different periods and aspects of her life.
This volume traces Clare Boothe Luce's transition from playwright to politician to Catholic apologist. It uncovers for the first time plays, both early and late, that dramatise her spiritual and artistic journey. It also includes an annotated bibliography of reviews and scholarly criticism.