Political & Social Science

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“Historians build on the research of their predecessors in the field, and no one could be a better guide than Professor Bailyn.”

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“Butch Cassidy is a fast read, and Leerhsen’s writing style is engaging and believable—a good way to spend a quiet weekend and learn the truth about the Old West.”

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Over the last generation, sex has been mainstreamed into a multi-billion-dollar industry yet remains a war zone of fear and scandal.

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There are only a few introductory texts on socialism that manage to be accessible, witty, and broad enough to survey its history as well as contemporary thought on the subject. Nathan J.

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When Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in the middle of the night on March 2, 2016, it was a major international news story, as coverage of Honduras goes.

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“Demagogue is a beautifully written, richly researched tragedy, a morality tale in three acts.

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“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”

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“Gewen presents a vivid, insightful, but unsparing portrait of Kissinger’s intellectual development and boundless ambition as he journeyed from Nazi Germany, to the U.S.

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In her Introduction Helen Lewis defines what “difficult” means when applied to the feminist pioneers whose struggles she reviews and admires.

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Who is best suited to understand and explain the cynical marriage of convenience between Donald Trump and America’s white evangelicals—a critical outsider, or a sympathetic insider?

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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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