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  • Disloyal: A Memoir

    The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump

    by Michael Cohen ...
    **A #1 New York Times Bestseller!"I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was over."—Rachel Maddow, MSNBC**This book almost didn’t see the light of day as government officials tried to bar its publication.The Inside Story of the Real President Trump, by His Former Attorney and Personal Advisor—The Man Who Helped Get Him Into the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Hiding in Plain Sight

    The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America

    **Instant New York Times BestsellerWashington Post BestsellerUSA Today BestsellerIndie Bound BestsellerAuthors Round the South BestsellerMidwest Indie BestsellerNew York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior documents the truth about the calculated rise to power of Donald Trump since the 1980s and how the erosion of our liberties made an American demagogue possible.**The story of Donald Trump’s ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Democracy in America

    And Two Essays on America

    Translated by Gerald Bevan ...
    One of the most influential political texts ever written on America, and an indispensable authority on the nature of democracyIn 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through eastern America. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation's evolving politics. Tocqueville looked to ... Read more

    $14.89 USD

  • The Death of Expertise

    The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters

    by Tom Nichols ...
    Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalitarianism that has crippled informed debates on any number of issues. Today, everyone knows everything: with only a quick trip through WebMD or Wikipedia, average citizens believe ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Winners Take All

    The Elite Charade of Changing the World

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today’s news."Impassioned.... Entertaining reading.” —The Washington Post**Anand Giridharadas ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • Summary & Analysis of Fire and Fury

    Inside the Trump White House | A Guide to the Book by Michael Wolff

    by ZIP Reads ...
    PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.Michael Wolff takes his years of media industry reporting to the White House. In a collection of over two hundred interviews, Wolff creates a vision of the beginning of an administration peopled by the power-hungry, inexperienced, and the battle-blinded characters that make up Trump’s closest aides and strategists ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Racecraft

    The Soul of Inequality in American Life

    A new edition of a celebrated contemporary work on race and racismPraised by a wide variety of people from Ta-Nehisi Coates to Zadie Smith, Racecraft “ought to be positioned,” as Bookforum put it, “at the center of any discussion of race in American life.”Most people assume racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Know Your Bill of Rights Book

    Don't Lose Your Constitutional Rights--Learn Them!

    by Sean Patrick ...
    Have you ever had trouble understanding the United States Bill of Rights?Have you ever wondered what was really meant by one or more of the ten amendments?Have you ever been unsure as to how these rights apply to modern society?Have you even questioned if the Bill of Rights should still be held as inviolable law, nearly 250 years after its writing?Here's the truth: the Bill of Rights is not ... ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Political Liberalism

    by John Rawls ...
    series Columbia Classics in Philosophy
    This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society," one that is stable and relatively homogenous in its basic moral beliefs and in which there is broad agreement about what constitutes the good life. ... Read more

    $18.79 USD

  • On Empire

    America, War, and Global Supremacy

    by Eric Hobsbawm ...
    In there four incisive and keenly perceptive essays, one of out most celebrated and respected historians of modern Europe looks at the world situation and some of the major political problems confronting us at the start of the third millennium.With his usual measured and brilliant historical perspective, Eric Hobsbawm traces the rise of American hegemony in the twenty-first century. He examines ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Unknown American Revolution

    The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America

    by Gary B. Nash ...
    In this audacious recasting of the American Revolution, distinguished historian Gary Nash offers a profound new way of thinking about the struggle to create this country, introducing readers to a coalition of patriots from all classes and races of American society. From millennialist preachers to enslaved Africans, disgruntled women to aggrieved Indians, the people so vividly portrayed in this ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Mexico: Democracy Interrupted

    In 2000, Mexico's long invincible Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) lost the presidential election to Vicente Fox of the National Action Party (PAN). The ensuing changeover—after 71 years of PRI dominance—was hailed as the beginning of a new era of hope for Mexico. Yet the promises of the PAN victory were not consolidated. In this vivid account of Mexico's recent history, a journalist with ... Read more

    $27.99 USD $25.19 USD

  • The Art of Democracy

    A Concise History of Popular Culture in the United States

    by Jim Cullen ...
    "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways ... The shape and vitality of pop culture's next era will depend, at least in part, on commentators like Cullen."—Washington Post Book World "A thoroughly engaging look at American culture ... Cullen's articulate prose is spiced with wicked wit and he loves ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • The Extreme Right in France

    From Pétain to Le Pen

    by James Shields ...
    A comprehensive new historical study of the extreme right in France, from the Vichy regime to the present day.The Front National has for some years been France's third political party and the most significant extreme-right force in Europe; its leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, contested the second round of the 2002 presidential election with 5.5 million votes.This wide-ranging and authoritative book ... Read more

    $54.95 USD

  • After Victory

    Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars, New Edition

    Book 161 - Princeton Studies in International History and Politics
    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the world wars in 1919 and 1945. But what do states that win wars do with their newfound power, and how do they use it to build order? In After Victory, John Ikenberry examines postwar settlements in modern history, arguing that powerful countries ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • Disorder

    Hard Times in the 21st Century

    Getting to grips with the overlapping geopolitical, economic, and political crises faced by Western democratic societies in the 2020s. The 21st century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their fallout has led central banks to create over $25 trillion of new money, brought about a new age of geopolitical competition, destabilised the Middle East, ruptured ... Read more

    $18.09 USD

  • How to Read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence

    A Simple Guide to Understanding the United States Constitution

    Book 1 - Freedom in America
    Have you ever wanted to read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence and really understand what they’re saying?Learn how they impact your life; your rights and freedoms? How the branches of government were formed, and why?You’re not alone. Millions of Americans want a deeper understanding of their country’s founding principles and don’t know where to start. When the Constitution and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present

    What modern authoritarian leaders have in common (and how they can be stopped).Ruth Ben-Ghiat is the expert on the "strongman" playbook employed by authoritarian demagogues from Mussolini to Putin—enabling her to predict with uncanny accuracy the recent experience in America and Europe. In Strongmen, she lays bare the blueprint these leaders have followed over the past 100 years, and empowers us ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Democracia verde

    series Biblioteca Jurídica Porrúa
    Pensar sobre la democracia verde implica remitirnos a uno de los debates clásicos de la teoría política verde de los últimos años, por tanto hay que plantearse dos cuestiones: una es la compatibilidad entre la concepción y otra los principios de la naturaleza del ecologismo y de nuestros sistemas democráticos; además, si las generaciones venideras deben estar representadas democráticamente. El ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Larga vida a la socialdemocracia

    cómo evitar que el crecimiento de la desigualdad acabe con la democracia

    series Ariel
    La historia es bien sabida: la socialdemocracia está en decadencia. Al declive electoral en casi toda Europa se le suma una aparente falta de ideas ante la crisis económica y política que recorre el mundo. Con desenvoltura y un sutil sentido del humor, Borja Barragué hace un diagnóstico de la situación y aborda los conceptos básicos de la justicia social y de los pensadores que han marcado la ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Democracy

    A Case Study

    by David A. Moss ...
    Historian David Moss adapts the case study method made famous by Harvard Business School to revitalize our conversations about governance and democracy and show how the United States has often thrived on political conflict. These 19 cases ask us to weigh choices and consequences, wrestle with momentous decisions, and come to our own conclusions. ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

  • Nigeria and the Leadership Question

    This book provides for the reader:- An excellent perspective on the early historical origins and political development of Nigeria.- Solutions to the leadership question Nigeria has been struggling with since independence.- It destroys the myth that leadership is Nigeria’s only problem.- It points out the role of responsible followership in building a great nation.- It shows why democracy has not ... Read more

    $9.95 USD

  • Dictators and Democrats

    Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

    A rigorous and comprehensive account of recent democratic transitions around the worldFrom the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and post-Communist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove these changes and what determined whether the emerging democracies would stabilize or revert to authoritarian rule? ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Democracy in Africa

    Successes, Failures, and the Struggle for Political Reform

    by Nic Cheeseman ...
    Book 9 - New Approaches to African History
    This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the history of democracy in Africa and explains why the continent's democratic experiments have so often failed, as well as how they could succeed. Nic Cheeseman grapples with some of the most important questions facing Africa and democracy today, including whether international actors should try and promote democracy abroad, how to design ... Read more

    $18.09 USD