EISELEY, L: The Invisible Pyramid: A Naturalist Analyses the Rocket Century

Eiseley, Loren. The Invisible Pyramid: A Naturalist Analyses the Rocket Century. Scribners, 1970. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28394)

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Illustrated by Walter Ferro. Bibliography. Index 173p. Measures 6.5×9.5 inches.

In this collection Eisely considers the cosmological significance and ultimate meanings of our evolutionary history, offering a series of profound, lyrical meditations on the origins and possible futures of humankind against the backdrop of the Apollo landings.

KONNER, M: Medicine at the Crossroads: The Crisis in Health Care

Konner, Melvin. Medicine at the Crossroads: The Crisis in Health Care. New York: Pantheon, 1993. ISBN: 0679415459. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#27027) $12.00

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Signed and dated by author with an short inscription to previous owner.

A late twentieth century indictment of the modern medical establishment that examines such problems as the high cost of health care, the channeling of funds to high-tech research instead of prevention programs, the medical-insurance gap, and other critical issues.

Index. References. 298p. http://diatropebooks.com/wp-admin/index.php

FISCHER, SR: History of Language

Fischer, Steven Roger. History of Language. Reaktion Books, 1999. ISBN: 1861890516. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Bibliography. Index. 240p. Measures 5.5×9.25 inches. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#22854) $12.00

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Charts the history of language from the times of Homo erectus, Neanderthal humans and Homo sapiens through to the nineteenth century, when the science of linguistics was developed. Also shows how electronic media will continue to reshape and re-invent the ways in which we communicate.