b'5Opinions Throughout History:OPINIONSRobotics & Artificial IntelligenceOften considered a modern development, the effort to build robots dates back to the earliest of times of recorded history. This volume explores automatons, computing, mechanical engineering, automation in the Industrial Revolution, digital technology, the search for artificial intelligence, and technological singularitya hypothetical future point when technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unfathomable changes to human civilization. Some feel we are on the path to the singularity with computers doing our bidding (i.e., Alexa and Roomba), drones replacing the FedEx driver, and supermarket robots warning you of danger in aisle 4. Public opinion on AI is wide ranging, especially in regard to the challenges it presents to personal and corporate privacy, keeping it legal, and making ethical decisions. November 2020 |500 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-481-3 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformOpinions Throughout History:GlobalizationThis volume explores the origins of global government from Colonial America to today, including pacts between countries, and the birth of formal diplomacy. It discusses how American citizens are affected by April 2022 |800 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-63700-138-7 |$195 globalization, including the debate between wealthy coastal supporters and poorer detractors.The history Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform and rise of nationalism are also analyzed, including the European debate over the future of a unified Europe. Readers will learn how globalized governments have grown to be necessary to the success of worldwide business and economies, and how the American public views this trend. Source documents include treaties, speeches, international legislation and agreements, and articles from todays most respected periodicals.August 2020|500 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-476-9|$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformOpinions Throughout History: Guns In AmericaThis exceptionally well-crafted reference book has a place on all public, high school, and undergraduate library shelves, and reference selectors will want to watch for future entries in the series.-BooklistFrom the Revolutionary War to the national crisis brought about by mass shootings in the 21st century, Guns May 2021 |800 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-64265-846-0 |$195 in America provides an historical look at the controversial debate over gun rights and gun control. Chapters Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform provide a detailed look at major events in the debate, including: the shift from state militias to federal military; the rise of organized crime; high profile shootings; the War on Drugs; and the development of new commercial weapons. Readers will learn how these events shaped and shifted public opinion on this highly divisive issue. Primary document analysis draws from the courts, the government, and the popular press, all showing how opinion on this issue has changed and how the effort to balance personal liberty and national security has complicated the legality of gun ownership and the ongoing effort to curb gun violence. April 2020 |500 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-653-4 |$195Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Opinions Throughout History: Presidential AuthorityThis volume looks at how American presidents have used the power of the presidency not only to shape Americas domestic and foreign policy, but also for personal gain. Through the lens of presidential personality, chapters highlight individual approaches to the office, how the exercise of power is affected by partisan competition, economic and civil unrest, and the evolving perception of constitutional principles. Primary documents from periodicals, court cases, executive orders, and the personal correspondence of presidents, presidential advisors, friends, and critics, provide a window into how each president viewed his role and used his power. The work demonstrates how public perception of the office has changed and how this perception has enhanced or curtailed presidential power.February 2020|500 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-450-9|$195December 2020 |800 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-64265-844-6 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformIncludes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformeBooks are also available - visit www.greyhouse.com for more information(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'