Political & Social Science

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“For an interesting look at a largely obscure part of United States history, this volume is highly recommended.”

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“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”
—Caitlin Flanagan

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“Hello World looks under the hood of computers and is a good read for everyone about our ‘now’ and our near future.”

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At last a book that attacks the “Blob” and holes it below the water line. Whether it can sink it is another matter.

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By all appearances, Beijing looks on track to become the world’s largest and most productive economy in a few years.

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Jay Sexton puts American history in a global perspective.

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Fight for Liberty should be required reading for every college student—indeed, for every American and, regardless of their nationality, every person capable of reading and understanding th

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"The beginnings of class warfare, democracy, individual liberty, local government, racism, and American slavery had beginnings for what would become the United States in Ja

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“A copy of Peter Phillips’ Giants: The Global Power Elite should be in everyone’s book case, like a good dictionary or atlas.” 

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Does Donald Trump owe his 2016 election victory to Russian hacking? Since Election Day, many political scientists have answered: “most likely no.” The logic goes like this:

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The year 2016 began a new era of political populism throughout the developed world. In the United States, the face of that populism is President Donald Trump.

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"Some stories are better than the books written about them and, sadly, this is one of them."

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Isabel Sawhill says she was “dumbfounded by the 2016 election.” Having already started her book she had to address new, fundamental questions. Who voted for President Trump and why?

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If there are any remaining doubts about the central role played by Ronald Reagan in the unraveling of the Soviet empire, Seth Jones’ riveting new book A Covert Action should dispel them.

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The “liberal world order” created by the United States after the Second World War is an historical anomaly that may be coming to an end, according to the Brookings Institution’s Robert Kagan in his

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"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.

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“In today’s trauma-focused society, PTSD: A Short History is a volume as brave as it is wise.”

Out of Many Faiths is an important read for anyone hoping to understand factors causing the increased discrimination non-white groups and minorit

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Historians of political culture illuminate the human realities of governing and legislating.

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“There is something absolutely American about the notion that you, my friends, are getting screwed.” Thus begins writer Chris Stirewalt’s readable book, Every Man a King.

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President Donald Trump now finds himself, not even two years into his term, besieged by congressional opponents, a special investigator, numerous lawyers, the mainstream media, protesters in the st

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