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Salvador

By: Didion, Joan

Price: $14.46

Publisher: Vintage: 1994-04-26

Seller ID: 9780679751830


"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war. The writer is Joan Didion, who delivers an anatomy of that country's particular brand of terror-its mechanisms, rationales, and intimate relation to United States foreign policy.As ash travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet president, and considers the distinctly Salvadoran grammar of the verb "to disappear," Didion gives us a book that is g... 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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Understanding Trump

By: Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump

Price: $15.99

Publisher: USA, Center Street: 2017

Seller ID: 9781478923084


The presidency of Donald Trump marks a profound change in the trajectory of American government, politics, and culture. Like his administration, the movement that put him in office represents a phenomenon that is worth studying. Donald Trump is unlike any president we've ever had. He is the only person ever elected to be commander in chief who has not first held public office or served as a general in the military. His principles grow out of five decades of business a... View more info

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Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution

By: Rakove, Jack N.

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Vintage: 1997-05-27

Seller ID: 9780679781219


From abortion to same-sex marriage, today's most urgent political debates will hinge on one question: What did the United States Constitution originally mean and who understands its meaning best? In Original Meanings, Jack N. Rakove chronicles the Constitution from inception to ratification and in so doing traces its complex weave of ideology and interest, showing us how that document meant different things to different groups of Americans at different moments of its cre... View more info

Civil Servants and Their Constitutions

By: Rohr, John A.

Price: $26.10

Publisher: University Press of Kansas: 2002-04-23

Seller ID: 9780700611638


Public administration as an American profession originated in the early twentieth century with urban reformers advocating the application of scientific and business practices to rehabilitate corrupt city governments. That approach transformed governance in the United States but also guaranteed recurrent debate over the proper role of public administrators, who must balance the often contradictory demands of efficiency and politically defined notions of the public good. C... View more info

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Corpse: Nature, Forensics, And The Struggle To Pinpoint Time Of Death

By: Sachs, Jessica Snyder

Price: $20.72

Publisher: Basic Books: 2002-10-01

Seller ID: 9780738207711


When detectives come upon a murder victim, there's one thing they want to know above all else: When did the victim die? The answer can narrow a group of suspects, make or break an alibi, even assign a name to an unidentified body. But outside the fictional world of murder mysteries, time-of-death determinations have remained infamously elusive, bedeviling criminal investigators throughout history. Armed with an array of high-tech devices and tests, the world's best foren... View more info

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Inequality Reexamined

By: Sen, Amartya

Price: $29.93

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1995-01-01

Seller ID: 9780674452565


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