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Black Peril, White Virtue: Sexual Crime in Southern Rhodesia, 1902-1935

This book deals with the panics which swept Southern Rhodesia in the period from 1902 until the mid 1930s. The supposed sexual threat posed by the proximity of black men and white women. It also resulted in the execution of innocent men for the crimes of rape and attempted rape. The panics, which were known as Black Peril, were complex events which encompass such topics as the management of venereal disease, the politics of concubinage, and the construction of whiteness.

Intuition: Its Powers and Perils (Yale Nota Bene)

How reliable is our intuition? How much should we depend on gut-level instinct rather than rational analysis? In this engaging book, David G. Myers shows us that while intuition can provide us with useful―and often amazing―insights, it can also dangerously mislead us."Myers’ book brilliantly establishes intuition as a legitimate subject of scientific inquiry."―Michael Shermer, Los Angeles Times Book Review"A lively and thorough review of the powers and pitfalls of gut instinct."―Eric Bonabeau, Harvard Business Review"[Intuition is a book] that may help you make optimal use of your intuition. . . . [It] offers scientific grounding in the subject and practical steps for becoming more intelligently intuitive."―Money Magazine’s e-mail newsletter"Delightfully readable and deliberately provocative."―Publishers Weekly (front cover)"Entertaining, intelligent, and easy to read, Myers’s book offers an abundance of research findings dealing with what is more aptly called the ’nonconscious’ mind."―Choice“Intuition is a one-of-a-kind book by one of the best writers in psychology. Exceptionally reasonable, totally up-to-date, and responsible, the book has the potential to be a classic in the field.”―Robert J. Sternberg, 2003 president, American Psychological Assoc...