Political & Social Science

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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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“Christopher Caldwell may be on the receiving end of the slings and arrows of the liberal governmental and cultural elite he scorns in this book.

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“Donald Trump appears to conceive politics like business and sex—a combat zone contesting personal power, with winning the only pleasure.” 

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“Charlwood’s book is divided into 55 short chapters that describe the conflicts that continued to rage after Versailles; conflicts that the League of Nations proved helpless to

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“We live with authentic fakes that we know were invented to make our lives more affordable, available and acceptable.”

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“well laid out for the average reader wanting to understand how this new frozen conflict occurred . . .”

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“More than anything else, this history serves as a timely reminder that Iran has been at war with the United States for over four decades.”

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“Foley does a brilliant job of simplifying a complex issue, helping lay people to understand what the Electoral College is and why it is a critical component of our federa

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“The author is a ‘never-Trumper’ who used to work for the Republican Party when he regarded it as genuinely conservative. He knows how the party works . . .”

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“We live in an age of horrible people who seem committed to getting ahead by cheating other people.”

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Walter Ralegh is a brilliant biography of a true one of a kind.”

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“There’s a reason why forty, fifty, and sixty don’t look the way they used to . . . and it’s not because of feminism, or better living through exercise. It’s because of hair dye.”

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In the post-Charlottesville world where the President of the United States continues to enable these “very fine people” with a deliberate blind eye to the intensity of the

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“It’s a ‘strange world.’ It’s one where politicians and corporations find it too expensive to save the planet.”

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