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  • The Inheritors

    An Intimate Portrait of South Africa's Racial Reckoning

    by Eve Fairbanks ...
    A dozen years in the making, The Inheritors weaves together the stories of three ordinary South Africans over five tumultuous decades in a sweeping and exquisite look at what really happens when a country resolves to end white supremacy.Dipuo grew up on the south side of a mine dump that segregated Johannesburg’s black townships from the white-only city. Some nights, she hiked to the top. To a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Monroe Doctrine

    Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America

    by Jay Sexton ...
    A Concise History of the (In)Famous Doctrine that Gave Rise to the American EmpirePresident James Monroe's 1823 message to Congress declaring opposition to European colonization in the Western Hemisphere became the cornerstone of nineteenth-century American statecraft. Monroe's message proclaimed anticolonial principles, yet it rapidly became the myth and means for subsequent generations of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • When the World Seemed New

    George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

    **“Engel’s excellent history forms a standing—if unspoken—rebuke to the retrograde nationalism espoused by Donald J. Trump.”**—The New York Times Book ReviewThe collapse of the Soviet Union was the greatest shock to international affairs since World War II. In that perilous moment, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait and regimes throughout Eastern Europe and Asia teetered between democratic change and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Europe's Last Summer

    Who Started the Great War in 1914?

    by David Fromkin ...
    When war broke out in Europe in 1914, it surprised a European population enjoying the most beautiful summer in memory. For nearly a century since, historians have debated the causes of the war. Some have cited the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; others have concluded it was unavoidable.In Europe’s Last Summer, David Fromkin provides a different answer: hostilities were commenced ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Grand Chessboard

    American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives

    Bestselling author and eminent foreign policy scholar Zbigniew Brzezinski's classic book on American's strategic mission in the modern world.In The Grand Chessboard, renowned geostrategist Zbigniew Brzezinski delivers a brutally honest and provocative vision for American preeminence in the twenty-first century. The task facing the United States, he argues, is to become the sole political arbiter ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland

    **NEW YORK TIMES • 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA Foreign Affairs Book of the Year“[L]ike reading a great tragicomic Irish novel.” —James Wood, The New Yorker“Masterful . . . astonishing.” —Cullen Murphy, The Atlantic"A landmark history . . . Leavened by the brilliance of O'Toole's insights and wit.” —Claire Messud, Harper’sWinner • 2021 An Post Irish Book Award — Nonfiction Book of the Year • from ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Retreat of Western Liberalism

    by Edward Luce ...
    An “insightful and harrowing” analysis of the state of Western-style democracy by the Financial Times columnist and author of Time to Start Thinking (The New York Times).In his widely acclaimed book Time to Start Thinking, Financial Times columnist Edward Luce charted the course of America’s economic and geopolitical decline, proving to be a prescient voice on the state of the nation.In The ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Treachery

    Betrayals, Blunders, and Cover-ups: Six Decades of Espionage Against America and Great Britain

    From noted intelligence authority and author Chapman Pincher comes an utterly riveting book that reveals in startling detail sixty years of Soviet spying against Great Britain and the United States. Using a huge cache of recently released documents and exclusive interviews, Pincher makes a compelling new case that–as he has long believed–the head of Britain’s own counterintelligence and security ... Read more

    $6.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • War by Other Means

    Geoeconomics and Statecraft

    A Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2016Today, nations increasingly carry out geopolitical combat through economic means. Policies governing everything from trade and investment to energy and exchange rates are wielded as tools to win diplomatic allies, punish adversaries, and coerce those in between. Not so in the United States, however. America still too often reaches for the gun over the purse to ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Fateful Triangle

    The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians (Updated Edition)

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    “One of the definitive works on the Israeli Palestinian conflict” from the celebrated New York Times–bestselling author of Hopes and Prospects (Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! and author of Breaking the Sound Barrier).From its establishment to the present day, Israel has enjoyed a unique position in the American roster of international friends. In Fateful Triangle, Noam Chomsky explores the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Meet the Candidates 2020: Pete Buttigieg

    A Voter's Guide

    by Grant Stern ...
    series Meet the Candidates
    Who is Pete Buttigieg? The mayor of South Bend, Indiana emerged from relative obscurity to become a serious contender for president of the United States of America. Is he the right foil for Donald Trump?Mayor Pete Buttigieg has raised seven million dollars and captivated the nation in media and at town halls during his short time as candidate for president of the United States. He’s a veteran of ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Mindf*ck

    Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

    For the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, and international hackers.“Mindf*ck demonstrates how digital influence operations, when they converged with the nasty business of politics, managed to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Epic Mexico

    A History from Its Earliest Times

    by Terry Rugeley ...
    Spanning the full breadth of Mexico’s long and storied past in one compact volume, Epic Mexico provides an unparalleled view of Mexican history, at once comprehensive, succinct, and consistently engaging. The book’s story reaches from the days of the saber-tooth tiger to those of its perhaps more dangerous modern counterpart, the narco-trafficker; and from the time of the Olmec and the Aztec ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Gringolandia

    Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism

    by Matthew Hayes ...
    series Globalization and Community
    A telling look at today’s “reverse” migration of white, middle-class expats from north to south, through the lens of one South American cityEven as the “migration crisis” from the Global South to the Global North rages on, another, lower-key and yet important migration has been gathering pace in recent years—that of mostly white, middle-class people moving in the opposite direction. Gringolandia ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Seizing Power

    The Strategic Logic of Military Coups

    How coups happen and why half of them fail.While coups drive a majority of regime changes and are responsible for the overthrow of many democratic governments, there has been very little empirical work on the subject. Seizing Power develops a new theory of coup dynamics and outcomes, drawing on 300 hours of interviews with coup participants and an original dataset of 471 coup attempts worldwide ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • Capital

    The Eruption of Delhi

    by Rana Dasgupta ...
    In Capital, Commonwealth Prize–winning author Rana Dasgupta examines one of the great trends of our time: the expansion of the global elite. Capital is an intimate portrait of the city of Delhi which bears witness to the extraordinary transmogrification of India’s capital. But it also offers a glimpse of what capitalism will become in the coming, post-Western world. The story of Delhi is a parable ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Envy in Politics

    Book 5 - Princeton Studies in Political Behavior
    How envy, spite, and the pursuit of admiration influence politicsWhy do governments underspend on policies that would make their constituents better off? Why do people participate in contentious politics when they could reap benefits if they were to abstain? In Envy in Politics, Gwyneth McClendon contends that if we want to understand these and other forms of puzzling political behavior, we should ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Power and Choice

    An Introduction to Political Science

    Power & Choice offers an in-depth look into the nuances of politics through the analysis of collective choices for a group or state through the use of power. Organized topically and using extended case examples from around the world, Power & Choice provides undergraduate students with a clear and engaging introduction to political science and comparative politics.The 16th Edition has been updated ... Read more

    $76.99 USD

  • Revolution in the Age of Social Media

    The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet

    by Linda Herrera ...
    Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as important as the nature of freedom and the place of the rising generation in the political order. This book provides ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Sledgehammer

    How Breaking with the Past Brought Peace to the Middle East

    The Trump administration’s peace agreements in the Middle East were the greatest foreign policy accomplishment in decades. Now, for the first time, his ambassador to Israel explains how they pulled it off.Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results is insanity. For decades, the U.S. State Department called it diplomacy.David Friedman was an outside candidate when President ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Great Decisions 2018

    The Great Decisions briefing book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policymakers today. Written by carefully selected experts, each article offers policy options for U.S. officials as well as questions and tools for discussion. ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • China and Africa

    A Century of Engagement

    The People's Republic of China once limited its involvement in African affairs to building an occasional railroad or port, supporting African liberation movements, and loudly proclaiming socialist solidarity with the downtrodden of the continent. Now Chinese diplomats and Chinese companies, both state-owned and private, along with an influx of Chinese workers, have spread throughout Africa. This ... Read more

    $67.99 USD

  • Spies and Lies

    How China's Greatest Covert Operations Fooled the World

    Spies and Lies by Alex Joske is a groundbreaking exposé of elite influence operations by China’s little-known Ministry of State Security. Revealing for the first time how the Chinese Communist Party has tasked its spies to deceive the world, it challenges the conventional account of China’s past, present and future.Mere years ago, Western governments chose to cooperate with China in the hope that ... Read more

    $8.99 USD