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Best Frontier Books That Will Hook You

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Frontier books.

1. Feminist Frontiers (2019)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouFeminist Frontiers is intended for use in courses on women’s studies, gender studies, feminist studies, or the sociology of gender. It offers a general framework for analyzing women, society, and culture; its classic and contemporary readings on cutting-edge topics cut across disciplinary and generational lines, presenting the full diversity of women’s lives and exploring commonalities and interconnected differences. New selections in the tenth edition emphasize the diversity of women’s experiences and the intersections of gender with race,…
Author(s): Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier, et al.

2. The High Frontier: Human Colonies In Space (2019)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouIn 1969 America had proved its leadership in human spaceflight but among the nation’s youth an anti-technology mindset was growing. Princeton Physicist and Professor Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill, inventor of the revolutionary Colliding-Beam Storage Ring technology that is now the basis of all high energy particle accelerators, asked his students if they could come up with a working Space Colony system to permanently and happily house tens of thousands of regular people. They dug into the challenge. Soon his small band of students grew to scores of researchers both young…
Author(s): Gerard K. O’Neill, Donald Davis, et al.

3. The Value Frontier: An Introduction to Competitive Business Strategies (2018)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouPaperback Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing; 2 edition (May 10, 2018) Language: English ISBN-10: 1524948977 ISBN-13: 978-1524948979 Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #828,840 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #16333 in Business & Finance #83653 in Business & Money (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Alex D Stein, Michael Smith, et al.

4. The Social Determinants of Health: Case Management’s Next Frontier (CMSDH) (2019)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouAs insurers and health organizations move toward value-based care models that incorporate population and community health, social determinants of health (SDoH) are becoming a point of focus in clinical practice. While the application of SDoHs is fairly new, the external social and economic conditions that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes-such as where people are born, grow, work, and live-are not. The Social Determinants of Health: Case Management’s Next Frontier is designed to help case managers develop strategies to manage and intervene with…
Author(s): Ellen Fink-Samnick

5. DC: The New Frontier (DC Black Label Edition) (2019)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouThe masked mystery men who fought for freedom in the Second World War have been outlawed. The soldiers and spies who conducted top-secret missions into the unknown now work in the shadows. And those icons who do still fight on — Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman — operate under hidden agendas and dueling ideologies. Yet this America needs its heroes more than ever. With darkness gathering on the horizon once more, only a bold new generation of adventurers — young, daring, and dedicated to the better angels of our nature — is equal to the challenge of the New Frontier. From Eisner Award-winning writer-artist Darwyn Cooke and…
Author(s): Darwyn Cooke

6. Nissan Frontier & Xterra 2005 thru 2014 (Haynes Repair Manual) (2016)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouComplete coverage for your Nissan Frontier and Xterra covering all models from 2005 thru 2014: Routine Maintenance  Tune-up procedures  Engine repair  Cooling and heating  Air Conditioning  Fuel and exhaust  Emissions control  Ignition  Brakes  Suspension and steering  Electrical systems  Wiring diagrams With a Haynes manual, you can do it yourself…from simple maintenance to basic repairs. Haynes writes every book based on a complete teardown of the vehicle. We learn the best ways to do a…
Author(s): John H Haynes

7. In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990 (1999)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook You“This is an enthralling work that will be essential reading for years to come. You finish it understanding how integral a part blacks were of the making of the West and, indeed, America.” ― David Nicholson, Washington Post A landmark history of African Americans in the West, In Search of the Racial Frontier rescues the collective American consciousness from thinking solely of European pioneers when considering the exploration, settling, and conquest of the territory west of the Mississippi. From its surprising discussions of groups of African American wholly absorbed into Native American culture to…
Author(s): Quintard Taylor

8. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (1987)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouThis first full scale history of the development of the American suburb examines how “the good life” in America came to be equated with the a home of one’s own surrounded by a grassy yard and located far from the urban workplace. Integrating social history with economic and architectural analysis, and taking into account such factors as the availability of cheap land, inexpensive building methods, and rapid transportation, Kenneth Jackson chronicles the phenomenal growth of the American suburb from the middle of the 19th century to the present day. He treats communities in every section of the U.S. and compares American residential…
Author(s): Kenneth T. Jackson

9. Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (The Penguin Library of American Indian History) (2009)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouMore than perhaps any other Native American group, the Iroquois found it to their advantage to interact with and adapt to white settlers. Despite being known as fierce warriors, the Iroquois were just as reliant on political prowess and sophisticated diplomacy to maintain their strategic position between New France and New York. Colonial observers marveled at what Benjamin Franklin called their “method of doing business” as Europeans learned to use Iroquois ceremonies and objects to remain in their good graces. Though the Iroquois negotiated with the colonial…
Author(s): Timothy J. Shannon, Colin Calloway

10. King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography (2004)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouDo you know:…
Author(s): Chris Crutcher

11. The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast (2017)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouAndrew Lipman’s eye-opening first book is the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast between the Hudson River and Cape Cod, the sea itself became the arena of contact and conflict. During the violent European invasions, the region’s Algonquian-speaking Natives were navigators, boatbuilders, fishermen, pirates, and merchants who became active players in the emergence of the Atlantic World. Drawing from a wide range of English, Dutch, and archeological sources, Lipman uncovers a…
Author(s): Andrew Lipman

12. Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in Old California (Histories of the American Frontier) (1999)

Best Frontier Books That Will Hook YouThis book reveals how powerful undercurrents of sex, gender, and culture helped shape the history of the American frontier from the 1760s to the 1850s. Looking at California under three flags–those of Spain, Mexico, and the United States–Hurtado resurrects daily life in the missions, at mining camps, on overland trails and sea journeys, and in San Francisco. In these settings Hurtado explores courtship, marriage, reproduction, and family life as a way to understand how men and women–whether Native American, Anglo American, Hispanic, Chinese, or of mixed blood–fit into or reshaped the roles and identities set by their race and…
Author(s): Albert L. Hurtado

Books shelved as western-frontier: These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 by Nancy E. Turner, Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry, Unde Star Trek: New Frontier is a series of interlinked novels written by Peter David, published by Simon & Schuster imprints, Pocket Books, Pocket Star, and Gallery Books, from 1997 to 2015. New Frontier was the first Star Trek tie-in fiction property not to be based on a television series. Frontiers Books allows users to browse, free of charge, through the pages of Frontiers e-books and e-magazines or download the entire pdf. You may also purchase hardcopy issues as well as other academic literature. Books shelved as american-frontier: Ride the Fire by Pamela Clare, Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Defiant by Pamela Clare, On the Frontier Airlines offers Low Fares Done Right. Find the best flight deals and book your ticket today.

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Innovation and Growth : Chasing a Moving Frontier.

Author(s): OECD
Publisher: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, Year: Feb. 2010, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2143967

JFK and the Masculine Mystique: Sex and Power on the New Frontier

Author(s): Steven Watts
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, Year: 8 Nov 2016, Size: 795 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2299972

Multiscale Mechanobiology in Tissue Engineering

Author(s): Damien Lacroix, Marzia Brunelli, Cécile Perrault, Adrien Baldit, Maryam Shariatzadeh, Ana Campos Marin, Andre Castro, Sara Barreto
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2254372

The Dynamics and Complexities of Interracial Gay Families in South Africa: A New Frontier: Gay Relationships in South Africa

Author(s): Oluwafemi Adeagbo
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310203

Geology and Tectonics of Northwestern South America: The Pacific-Caribbean-Andean Junction

Author(s): Fabio Cediel, Robert Peter Shaw
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 69 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310540

Ronald Reagan and the Space Frontier

Author(s): John M. Logsdon
Publisher: Springer International Publishing,Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312156

New International Frontiers in Child Sexual Abuse: Theory, Problems and Progress

Author(s): Ben Mathews
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312175

Modern Selfhood in Translation: A Study of Progressive Translation Practices in China (1890s–1920s)

Author(s): Limin Chi
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313626

The Diachrony of Tone Sandhi: Evidence from Southern Min Chinese

Author(s): Qing Lin
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313803

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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