"Expressions of hate are trumpeted each evening on the news, from the mayhem unleashed by suicide bombers to the steadily increasing casualties in the Middle East and Iraq. And since September 11, Americans have repeatedly asked themselves, "Why do they hate us?" In this look at the most troubling aspect of human nature, Jack Levin and Gordana Rabrenovic seek to explain why hate exists and offer practical methods for creating a more peaceable society."
Provides information on the social and cultural history of China through a collection of documents, including popular stories, descriptions of local customs, contracts, and essays that reveal how ordinary people thought, and includes translations of philosophical and religious texts, and historical accounts of great events.
"Sally Flynn was born in the mid-thirties and grew up during the Second World War. This memoir gives a vivid description of daily life when mothers and children were embedded in their neighborhoods because of gas rationing. It delves into the experience of going to five different schools before tenth grade in four different states" -- cover, page