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Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country

By: Almond, Steve

Price: $16.95  $13.79

Publisher: USA, Red Hen Pr: 04/01/2018

Seller ID: 9781597092265


Like a lot of Americans, Steve Almond spent the weeks after the 2016 election lying awake, in a state of dread and bewilderment. The problem wasn’t just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent man to the Presidency. Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country is Almond’s effort to make sense of our historical moment, to connect certain dots that go unconne... View more info

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The Case Against Impeaching Trump

By: Alan Dershowitz

Price: $16.79

Publisher: United States, Hot Books: 2018

Seller ID: 9781510742284


“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”—Politico Alan Dershowitz has been called “one of the most prominent and consistent defenders of civil liberties in America” by Politico and “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer and one of its most distinguished defenders of individual rights” by Newsweek. Yet he has come under partisan fire for applying those same principles to D... View more info

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Unlimited Access : An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House

By: Aldrich, Gary

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Regnery Publishing: 1998-03-01

Seller ID: 9780895264060


Gary Aldrich served both Presidents Bush and Clinton in the White House as a private investigator whose task it was to check the backgrounds and character of the president's choices for top-level government positions.What he found will shock you. Throughout Unlimited Access, Aldrich relies on eyewitness testimony: his own, and that of other White House insiders. He shows the American public that the Clinton staff-characterized by arrogance and ignorance-as hostile to ... View more info

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Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa

By: Antjie Krog; Charlayne Hunter-Gault [Introduction]

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2000-08-08

Seller ID: 9780812931297


Ever since Nelson Mandela dramatically walked out of prison in 1990 after twenty-seven years behind bars, South Africa has been undergoing a radical transformation. In one of the most miraculous events of the century, the oppressive system of apartheid was dismantled. Repressive laws mandating separation of the races were thrown out. The country, which had been carved into a crazy quilt that reserved the most prosperous areas for whites and the most desolate and backward... View more info

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Ojibwa Warrior: Dennis Banks and the Rise of the American Indian Movement

By: Banks, Dennis; Erdoes, Richard [Contributor]

Price: $18.89

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 2005-02-21

Seller ID: 9780806136912


Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time. In "Ojibwa Warrior," written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also traces the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The authors present an insider's understanding of AIM protest events--the Trail of Broken Treaties march to Washington, D.C... View more info

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Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist (New York Review Books Classics)

By: Berkman, Alexander; Ward, John William [Introduction]

Price: $21.57

Publisher: NYRB Classics: 1999-09-30

Seller ID: 9780940322349


In 1892, Alexander Berkman, Russian emigre, anarchist, and lover of Emma Goldman, attempted to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The act was intended both as retribution for the massacre of workers in the Homestead strike and as an incitement to revolution. Captured and sentenced to serve a prison term of twenty-two years, Berkman struggled to make sense of the shadowy and brutalized world of the prison--one that hardly conformed to revolutionary expectation. View more info

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The Cajuns: Americanization of a People

By: Bernard, Shane K.

Price: $18.93

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 2003-03-12

Seller ID: 9781578065233


History -- Southern Studies The past sixty years have shaped and reshaped the group of French-speaking Louisiana people known as the Cajuns. During this period they have become much like other Americans and yet have remained strikingly distinct. "The Cajuns: Americanization of a People" explores these six decades and analyzes the forces that had an impact on Louisiana's Acadiana. In the 1940s, when America entered World War II, so too did the isolated Cajuns. Caju... View more info

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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

By: Boyle, Kevin

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 2005-05-01

Seller ID: 9780805079333


An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in ascendance and violence rising. Ossian Sweet, a proud Negro doctor-grandson of a slave-had made the long climb from the ghe... View more info

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Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia)

By: Brown, Kathleen M.

Price: $48.17

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1996-11-25

Seller ID: 9780807846230


Kathleen Brown examines the origins of racism and slavery in British North America from the perspective of gender. Both a basic social relationship and a model for other social hierarchies, gender helped determine the construction of racial categories and the institution of slavery in Virginia. But the rise of racial slavery also transformed gender relations, including ideals of masculinity.In response to the presence of Indians, the shortage of labor, and the insecur... View more info

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The Boys on the Bus

By: Crouse, Timothy; Thompson, Hunter S. [Foreword]

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2003-08-12

Seller ID: 9780812968200


Cheap booze. Flying fleshpots. Lack of sleep. Endless spin. Lying pols. Just a few of the snares lying in wait for the reporters who covered the 1972 presidential election. Traveling with the press pack from the June primaries to the big night in November, Rolling Stone reporter Timothy Crouse hopscotched the country with both the Nixon and McGovern campaigns and witnessed the birth of modern campaign journalism. The Boys on the Bus is the raucous story of how ... View more info

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Against Elections

By: David Van Reybrouck

Price: $9.90

Publisher: USA, Seven Stories Pr: 04/17/2018

Seller ID: 9781609808105


A small book with great weight and urgency to it, this is both a history of democracy and a clarion call for change. "Without drastic adjustment, this system cannot last much longer," writes Van Reybrouck, regarded today as one of Europe's most astute thinkers. "If you look at the decline in voter turnout and party membership, and at the way politicians are held in contempt, if you look at how difficult it is to form governments, how little they can do and how harshly... View more info

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1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga Audio CD

By: Dean Snow, Bob Souer

Price: $39.09

Publisher: USA, Tantor Audio: 2017

Seller ID: 9781541402645


In the autumn of 1777, near Saratoga, New York, an inexperienced and improvised American army led by General Horatio Gates faced off against the highly trained British and German forces led by General John Burgoyne. The British strategy in confronting the Americans in upstate New York was to separate rebellious New England from the other colonies. Despite inferior organization and training, the Americans exploited access to fresh reinforcements of men and materiel, and u... View more info

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The Condor Years: How Pinochet And His Allies Brought Terrorism To Three Continents

By: Dinges, John

Price: $17.99

Publisher: The New Press: 2005-06-01

Seller ID: 9781565849778


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The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State

By: Elizabeth C. Economy

Price: $16.99

Publisher: USA, Oxford Univ Pr: 05/03/2018

Seller ID: 9780190866075


In The Third Revolution, eminent China scholar Elizabeth C. Economy provides an incisive look at the transformative changes underway in China today. Chinese leader Xi Jinping has unleashed a powerful set of political and economic reforms: the centralization of power under Xi, himself, the expansion of the Communist Party's role in Chinese political, social, and economic life, and the construction of a virtual wall of regulations to control more closely the exchange of id... View more info

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This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class

By: Elizabeth Warren

Price: $15.99

Publisher: USA, Metropolitan Books: 2017

Seller ID: 9781250120618


The fiery U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save it Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America’s middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country’s leading progressive voices. Now, at a perilous moment for our nation, she has written a book tha... View more info

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

By: Farrow, Ronan

Price: $22.95

Publisher: USA, W W Norton & Co Inc: 04/24/2018

Seller ID: 9780393652109


A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service. View more info

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Escape from Freedom

By: Fromm, Erich

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 1994-09-15

Seller ID: 9780805031492


If humanity cannot live with the dangers and responsibilities inherent in freedom, it will probably turn to authoritarianism. This is the central idea of "Escape from Freedom," a landmark work by one of the most distinguished thinkers of our time, and a book that is as timely now as when first published in 1941. Few books have thrown such light upon the forces that shape modern society or penetrated so deeply into the causes of authoritarian systems. If the rise of democ... View more info

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Trump on Trump

By: George Beahm

Price: $2.99

Publisher: UK, CASSELL OCTOPUS: 2016

Seller ID: 9781844039326


Publisher: CASSELL OCTOPUS (June 2, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1844039323 ISBN-13: 978-1844039326 Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces View more info

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Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976

By: Gleijeses, Piero

Price: $57.59

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 2003-02-24

Seller ID: 9780807854648


This is a compelling and dramatic account of Cuban policy in Africa from 1959 to 1976 and of its escalating clash with U.S. policy toward the continent. Piero Gleijeses's fast-paced narrative takes the reader from Cuba's first steps to assist Algerian rebels fighting France in 1961, to the secret war between Havana and Washington in Zaire in 1964-65--where 100 Cubans led by Che Guevara clashed with 1,000 mercenaries controlled by the CIA--and, finally, to the dramatic di... View more info

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The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump

By: Gregg Jarrett

Price: $17.99

Publisher: United States, Broadside Books: 2018

Seller ID: 9780062872746


Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett reveals the real story behind Hillary Clinton’s deep state collaborators in government and exposes their nefarious actions during and after the 2016 election. The Russia Hoax reveals how persons within the FBI and Barack Obama’s Justice Department worked improperly to help elect Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. When this suspected effort failed, those same people appear to have pursu... View more info