Political & Social Science

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Un-American is most extraordinary because even after the indoctrination of West Point, Edstrom dared to question some of the decisions and the presence of US military as invaders

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Katie Roiphe is noted for her trenchant and often controversial views on all things feminist.

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Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of our world—a valuable guide for every alert citizen as well as for scholars and stu

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“Justice, even decades later, should send a message that these are crimes for which atonement must be paid in full.”      

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“Environment reminds us that our patterns of production and consumption are often desperately destructive.

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“Boris Morros was an empty vessel who could be turned left or right depending on how it satisfied his personal interest.”

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“Ravitch is an important figure in the world of education, and her voice needs to be heard.

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Pretty Bitches is an often-hilarious collection of essays by brilliant authors that blow asunder the real meaning of pet names and labels often given to vagina owners.

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Taking Time is absolutely not solely about fashion, nor is this a glossy photography book centered on the oeuvre of the late great Azzedine Alaïa.

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Uncounted . . . explores methods that take away the right to vote, while we sleep . . .

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Reading this book will help you appreciate that, despite many trends in the opposite direction, we live in a world where the values of the Enlightenment still exist.

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The Hackers and the State provides a reliable summary and deep analysis of a novel force bound to shape world affairs.”

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“Deaths of despair” are by suicide, drug overdose, and alcoholic liver disease. Their increase in the US is explained by indignity and loss of pride, not globalization, inequality or automation.

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“a worthwhile, engrossing read as an education in one of the most critical parts of United States' history . . .”

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“With the ever-increasing numbers of poor adults and children in the United States, and current government efforts to further decrease benefits for them, this is an extremely timely book.”

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“what makes this book interesting is that the author has effectively generalized the purpose and behavior of a number of liars throughout the centuries.”

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Antisemitism Here and Now is for readers who are concerned by the dangerous rise in contemporary antisemitism but unsure how to understand and confront it.”

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Michael Klare’s newest book departs from many of his previous works on America’s oil wars and disastrous, often provocative militaristic policies.

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“Although there are times when Chong gets a bit wordy and perhaps repetitive, her overall take on book reviewers and their work is well organized and informative.

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“When you’re president, you can do anything.” This slogan, adapted by David Leonhardt (New York Times, February 3, 2020) from Trump’s claim about getting his way with women thanks to his T

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This an authoritative and highly readable history of the Damocles Sword that has hung over humanity for some 70 years and shows no signs of being sheathed or turned into plowshare

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“Kim Ghattas crafts a layered history engagingly told via an almost fictional style filled with powerful anecdotes.

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“If removing a president was easy, Congress would probably do it all the time, since that august body is populated by the representatives of a fickle, emotional, and befud

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