Nonfiction Works Chapters

Many of the world's greatest books are non-fiction works. This Collection will help you to explore both famous and not-so-famous titles.

James' son Charles I is condemned to death and beheaded for treason.

People with dementia can become confused. Was today the day of the party? Am I supposed to bake a cake? No? Why didn't somebody tell me?

Born Robert Miller, in what is now the Czech Republic, Tricky Vic was a very good student who learned several European languages.

After a long illness, is death a welcome event?

For a person with Lewy Body Dementia, dreams are nightmares and hallucinations seem real.

To interact with someone who has a diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia, we need to rethink how we solve problems (otherwise WE become another problem the ...

This map, from PBS' "American Experience," depicts the areas where whales were captured between 1790 and 1924. Data for the map was retrieved from a s...

When an ill person cannot properly open her eyes, why do people doubt that she's really having trouble?

Although the Captain is in charge of a ship, and his word is "law," George Pollard - captain of the Essex, a whaleship - gives-in to Owen Chase, his F...

What happens when a wife no-longer knows her husband because an illness has deprived her of that knowledge?

This illustration, produced by Currier & Ives sometime between 1856 and 1907, depicts (in the foreground) whalers in an open boat hunting a Right ...

Dementia even haunts individuals who have the infliction when they are safe in bed.

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