Collie's Books Wish List

Here are all the books which have currently attracted my interest. I've linked to most of the books through Powell's, with whom I have a sales partner relationship; good used books are fine. I also maintain a wishlist on Amazon.

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Do I really want it? Title/Author
Yes, please! Cold Counsel: The Women of Old Norse Literature and Myth
by S. M. Anderson & K. Swenson, eds.
yes When Religion Becomes Evil
by Charles Kimball
yes Ariake: Poems of Love and Longing by the Women Courtiers of Japan
by Rae Grant & Liza Dalby
yes Sexy Origins and Intimate Things
by Charles Panati
  Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle
by Michael Fitzpatrick
Yes, please! Nation of Cowards: Essays on the Ethics of Gun Control
by Jeff Snyder
Yes, please! Effective Defense, 2nd ed.
by Gila Hayes
May I have the second edition, please?
  God is a Woman: the Last Taboo and Hidden Secrets at the Millennium
by I. Chase Scott
Yes, please! The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
by Karen Armstrong
  The Kinder, Gentler Military: How Political Correctness Affects Our Ability to Win Wars
by Stephanie Gutmann
be careful which title you click on, please!
  Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos
by Robert D Kaplan
Yes, please! History as Mystery
by Michael Parenti
yes This Woman's Army: The Dynamics of Sex and Violence in the Military
by Marie E. deYoung
yes Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations
by Michael Walzer
  Comanche Political History: An Ethnohistorical Perspective 1706-1875
Thomas W. Kavanagh
yes The Revolt of the Masses
by José Ortega y Gasset
Yes, please! This Thing of Darkness: a Sociology of the Enemy
by James Alfred Aho
yes The Curse of Cain
by Regina Schwartz
  Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century England
by Keith Thomas
yes Eclipse of the Sun
by Janet McPrickard
yes Ride of the Second Horseman: The Birth and Death of War
by Robert L. O'Connell
  War Before Civilization: the Myth of the Peaceful Savage
by Lawrence H. Keeley
yes The Myth of Male Power
by Warren Farrell
  Living the Martial Way
by Forrest E. Morgan
  Artifacts: An introduction to early materials and technology
by Henry Hodges
  The Ancient Economy
by M. I. Finley
  Reflections on a Ravaged Century
by Robert Conquest
  Destructive Generation: Second Thoughts About the Sixties
by Peter Collier, David Horowitz, Sarah Baker
  Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960's
by William L. O'Neill
Yes, please! Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined
by Richard Allen Fox
yes Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue
by Paul Woodruff
yes Dangerous Emotions
by Alphonso Lingis
Yes, please! Abuses
by Alphonso Lingis
Yes, please! Self-Deception
by Herbert Fingarette
  The Magic of the State
by Michael Taussig
Yes, please! Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing
by Michael Taussig
yes Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass
by Theodore Dalrymple