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Perfect Killer Bibliography

S. L. A. Marshall , Men Against Fire: The Problem of Battle Command, University of Oklahoma Press, September 1, 2000,
ISBN: 0806132809
  Richard A. Gabriel ,No More Heroes: Madness and Psychiatry in War, Hill & Wang; Reissue edition, April 1, 1988,
ISBN: 0809015390
Dave Grossman , On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society, Little Brown & Co; 1st ed edition, August 1, 1995, ISBN: 0316330000
Richard Holmes ,Acts of War: Behavior of Men in Battle, Free Press, August 4, 1989,  ISBN: 0029148510
Deborah G White, Ar'n't I a woman?: Female slaves in the plantation South, Norton; 1st ed edition, 1985,  ISBN: 039302217X
Susan Ketchin, The Christ-Haunted Landscape: Faith and Doubt in Southern Fiction, University Press of Mississippi,
January 1, 1994, ISBN: 087805670X

James Mellon, Bullwhip Days: The Slaves Remember, Pub Group West; 1st ed edition, December 1, 1988, ISBN: 1555842100
Philip Dray, At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, Random House, 1st edition, January 8, 2002,
ISBN: 0375503242
John Hope Franklin, Reconstruction After the Civil War (The Chicago History of American Civilization),
University of Chicago Press; 2nd edition, March 1, 1995,  ISBN: 0226260798
Laura Wexler, Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America, Scribner, January 7, 2003, ISBN: 0684868164
Kimberly Hohman, The Colors of Love: The Black Person's Guide to Interracial Relationships, Lawrence Hill Books; 1st edition, October 1, 2002, ISBN: 1556524676
Simon & Schuster, July 1, 1994, ISBN: 0671754602
W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South, University of North Carolina Press, June 1, 1997,
ISBN: 0807846368
Joel Norris, Serial Killers, Anchor; Reprint edition, August 1, 1989, ISBN: 0385263287
Ralph Ginzburg, 100 Years of Lynchings, Black Classic Press; Reprint edition, September 1, 1997, ISBN: 0933121180
David Margolick, Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights, Running Press Book Publishers, March 1, 2000, ASIN: 0762406771
David Margolick, Hilton Als, Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song, Ecco, January 23, 2001, ISBN: 0060959568
Adam White, The Interracial Dating Book for Black Women Who Want to Date White Men, Universal Publishers,
October 1, 1999, ISBN: 1581128002
Dugan Romano, Intercultural Marriage, Second Edition, Nicholas Brealey Intercultural; 2nd Rep edition, May 1, 2001,
ISBN: 1857882938
Jessie Carroll Grearson, Lauren B. Smith, Swaying: Essays on Intercultural Love, University of Iowa Press, December 1, 1995, ISBN: 0877455279
Randall Kennedy, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, Vintage Books USA; Vintage edition, January 14, 2003,
ISBN: 0375713719
Diane Ackerman, A Natural History of the Senses, Vintage Books USA; Reprint edition, September 1, 1991,
ISBN: 0679735666
MAYA ANGELOU, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Bantam; Reissue edition, April 1, 1983,ISBN: 0553279378
Anne Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi, Laurel Editions; Reissue edition, March 1, 1997, ISBN: 0440314887
Mike Tidwell, Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast, Pantheon Books; 1st edition,
March 4, 2003, ISBN: 0375420762
John Philip Colletta, Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy & Its Aftermath, Direct Descent,
August 1, 2000, ISBN: 0970132700
Randall Kennedy, Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption, Pantheon Books; 1st edition, January 7, 2003, ISBN: 0375402551
James Allen, Hilton Als, Jon Lewis, Leon F. Litwack, Leon Litwack, John Lewis, Hilton Als, Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, Twin Palms Publishers, January 1, 2000, ISBN: 0944092691
Elie Wiesel, Stella Rodway (Translator), Francois Mauriac, Night, Bantam Books; Reissue edition, April 1, 1982,
ISBN: 0553272535
John Douglas, Mark Olshaker, The ANATOMY OF MOTIVE: The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals, Scribner, June 15, 1999, ISBN: 0684845989
Rita Carter, Mapping the Mind, University of California Press, March 1, 1999, ISBN: 0520219376
Richard Rubin, Confederacy of Silence : A True Tale of the New Old South, Atria, July 2, 2002, ISBN: 0671036661
James Charles Cobb, The Most Southern Place on Earth: The Mississippi Delta and the Roots of Regional Identity,
Oxford University Press, October 1, 1992, ISBN: 0195045408
Endesha Ida Mae Holland, FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA, Simon & Schuster, October 8, 1997, ISBN: 0684810115
Jack Katz, Seductions of Crime: The Moral and Sensual Attractions in Doing Evil, Perseus Books Group, October 1, 1988,
ISBN: 0465076157
Erwin Schrodinger, Roger Penrose, What is Life? : With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches,
Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition, January 31, 1992, ISBN: 0521427088
Francis Fukuyama, Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, Farrar Straus & Giroux; 1st edition, April 17, 2002, ISBN: 0374236437
Bill Minor, Eyes on Mississippi : A Fifty-Year Chronicle of Change, J Prichard Morris Books, June 15, 2001, ISBN: 0970804709
Neal R Peirce, The Deep South States of America: People, politics, and power in the seven Deep South States,
Norton; [1st ed.] edition, 1974, ISBN: 0393054969
Paul Hendrickson, Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy, Alfred A. Knopf; 1st edition, March 18, 2003,
ISBN: 0375404619
Richard Cytowic, Man Who Tasted Shapes: A Bizarre Med. Mystery Offers Rev. Insight Into Emotions &,
Warner Books; Reprint edition, February 1, 1995, ISBN: 0446670685
John E. Harrison, Simon Baron-Cohen, Synaesthesia: Classic and Contemporary Readings,Blackwell Publishers,
December 1, 1996, ISBN: 0631197648
Robert E. Thayer, The Origin of Everyday Moods: Managing Energy, Tension, and Stress,Oxford University Press,
June 1, 1996, ISBN: 0195087917
Mari Jibu, Kunio Yasue, Quantum Brain Dynamics and Consciousness: An Introduction (Advances in Consciousness Research, V. 3), John Benjamins Publishing Co, December 1, 1995, ISBN: 1556191839
J. C. Polkinghorne, Belief in God in an Age of Science (Terry Lectures),Yale University Press, April 1, 1998,
ISBN: 0300072945
KEN WILBER, Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the World's Great Physicists,Shambhala; Rev edition, April 10, 2001,
ISBN: 1570627681
Andrew Newberg, Eugene G. D'Aquili, Vince Rause, Andrew B. Newberg, Why God Won't Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief, Ballantine Books; 1st edition, April 3, 2001, ISBN: 0345440331
Gerald M. Edelman, Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: On the Matter of the Mind, Basic Books; Reprint edition, May 1, 1993,
ISBN: 0465007643
Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose, The Nature of Space and Time, Princeton University Press, October 15, 2000,
ISBN: 0691050848
Roger Penrose, Malcolm Longair (Editor), The Large, the Small and the Human Mind,
Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition, January 15, 2000, ISBN: 0521785723
John R. Searle, The Mystery of Consciousness, New York Review of Books; 1st ed edition, September 1, 1997,
ISBN: 0940322064
Susan Greenfield, Susan A. Greenfield, The Private Life of the Brain, Wiley; 1 edition, April 7, 2000, ISBN: 0471183431
David J. Chalmers, The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory (Philosophy of Mind Series),
Oxford University Press, October 1, 1997, ISBN: 0195117891
Roger Penrose, Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness,
Oxford University Press; Reprint edition, May 1, 1996, ISBN: 0195106466
July 1, 1995, ISBN: 0684801582
Daniel C. Dennett , Freedom Evolves, Viking Books, February 10, 2003, ISBN: 0670031860
Todd E. Feinberg, Altered Egos: How the Brain Creates the Self, Oxford University Press; 1st edition, January 15, 2001,
ISBN: 019513625X
Kristine L. Franklin, MOLECULES OF THE MIND, Scribner; 1st ed. edition, January 29, 1987, ISBN: 0689116047
Maryellen Walsh, Schizophrenia: Straight Talk for Family and Friends, Harpercollins; 1st ed. edition, January 1, 1985,
ISBN: 0688041787
Colin Blakemore, Susan Greenfield, Mindwaves: Thoughts on Intelligence, Identity, and Consciousness,
Blackwell Pub; Reprint edition, May 1, 1989, ISBN: 0631146237
Antonio Damasio, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain, Harcourt; 1st ed edition, February 1, 2003,
ISBN: 0151005575
Antonio R. Damasio, Descartes' Error : Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain, Quill, November 1, 1995, ISBN: 0380726475
Gerald M. Edelman, Giulio Tononi, Giulio Tononi, A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination,
Perseus Books Group; 1st ed edition, March 1, 2000, ISBN 0465013767
Evan Harris, Phd Walker, Evan Harris Walker , The Physics of Consciousness: The Quantum Mind and the Meaning of Life,
Perseus Publishing; 0 edition, December 2000, ISBN: 0738204366
Kenneth Heilman, Matter of Mind: A Neurologist's View of Brainbehavior Relationships,Oxford University Press; 1st edition, January 15, 2002, ISBN: 0195144902
Pedro C. Marijuan, Cajal and Consciousness: Scientific Approaches to Consciousness on the Centennial of Ramón y Cajal's Textura, New York Academy of Sciences, November 1, 2002, ISBN: 0801872138
Rita Carter, Exploring Consciousness, University of California Press, September 2, 2002, ISBN: 0520237374
James Howard. Meredith, Three Years in Mississippi, Indiana University Press, January 1966, ISBN: 0253188407
James Allen Cabaniss, The University of Mississippi; its first hundred years,
University College Press of Mississippi; 2d ed edition, 1971, ISBN: 0878050000
Richard L. Gregory, O. L. Zangwill, R. L. Gregory, The Oxford Companion to the Mind,
Oxford University Press; Reprint edition, December 1, 1998, ISBN: 0198602243
James W. Garner, Reconstruction in Mississippi, Peter Smith Pub, December 1, 1964, ISBN: 0844611964
Colin Wilson, Order of Assassins: The psychology of murder, Hart-Davis, 1972, ISBN: 0246105127