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Out Of The Clouds: The Unlikely Horseman And The Unwanted Colt Who Conquered The Sport Of Kings

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In the bestselling tradition of the The Eighty-Dollar Champion , the propulsive, inspiring Cinderella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt on the cheap and molded him into the most popular…
Duel for the Crown: Affirmed, Alydar, and Racing's Greatest Rivalry

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A gripping look at the great duel between Affirmed, the last horse to win the Triple Crown—comprised of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes—and his archrival, Alydar. From the moment they first galloped head-to-head in…
Nhl: The Official Illustrated History
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|October 2, 2018

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Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? If you have ever had a question about a hockey issue, be it a player, a team, rink, date or event, you will find the answer in this revised, updated and expanded edition of NHL: The Official Illustrated History . The story of…
The Official Illustrated Nhl History
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|November 20, 2018

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Out Of The Clouds: The Unlikely Horseman And The Unwanted Colt Who Conquered The Sport Of Kings

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In the bestselling tradition of the The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the propulsive, inspiring Cindarella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt on the cheap and molded him into the most popular…
The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic
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|February 21, 2012

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THE CONCUSSION CRISIS brings an explosive but largely unseen epidemic out of the shadows. It puts a human face on a pressing public health crisis through poignant stories of athletes (from the peewees to the pros), soldiers, and others whose lives have been…
A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New York 1885-1915

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This book examines the changes in hospital care in New York that occurred around the turn of the twentieth century. It represents a fundamental departure from traditional medical history, which has usually emphasised 'progress' through science and technology.…
The Contested Boundaries of American Public Health
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|April 25, 2008

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The role of public health services in America is generally considered to be the reduction of illness, suffering, and death. But what exactly does this mean in practice? At different points in history, professionals in the field have addressed housing reform,…
Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the On-Going Struggle to Protect Workers' Health

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During the Depression, silicosis, an industrial lung disease, emerged as a national social crisis. Experts estimated that hundreds of thousands of workers were at risk of disease, disability, and death by inhaling silica in mines, foundries, and quarries. By the…
Children, Race, and Power: Kenneth and Mamie Clark's Northside Center

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A portrait of two important black social scientists and a broader history of race relations, this important work captures the vitality and chaos of post-war politics in New York, recasting the story of the civil rights movement.
Hives of Sickness: Public Health and Epidemics in New York City
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|March 1, 1995

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An 1865 report on public health in New York painted a grim picture of "high brick blocks and closely-packed houses . . . literally hives of sickness" propagating epidemics of cholera, smallpox, typhoid, typhus, and yellow fever, which swept through the whole…
Dying for Work: Workers' Safety And Health In Twentieth-century America

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This pathbreaking volume explores the history of occupational safety and health in America from the late nineteenth century to the 1950s. Thirteen essays tell a story of the exploitation of workers as measured by shortened lives, high disease rates, and painful…