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  • Censored

    Distraction and Diversion Inside China's Great Firewall

    door Margaret E. Roberts

    A groundbreaking and surprising look at contemporary censorship in ChinaAs authoritarian governments around the world develop sophisticated technologies for controlling information, many observers have predicted that these controls would be ineffective because they are easily thwarted and evaded by savvy Internet users. In Censored, Margaret Roberts demonstrates that even censorship that is easy ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Live Not by Lies

    A Manual for Christian Dissidents

    door Rod Dreher

    The New York Times bestselling author of The Benedict Option draws on the wisdom of Christian survivors of Soviet persecution to warn American Christians of approaching dangers.For years, émigrés from the former Soviet bloc have been telling Rod Dreher they see telltale signs of "soft" totalitarianism cropping up in America--something more Brave New World than Nineteen Eighty-Four. Identity ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The American Revolution

    A History

    door Gordon S. Wood

    serie Modern Library Chronicles
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have been arguing about for over two hundred years.”—Joseph J. Ellis, author of Founding BrothersA magnificent account of the revolution in arms and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Racecraft

    The Soul of Inequality in American Life

    door Karen Fields en nog 1

    Tackling the myth of a post-racial societyMost people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call “racecraft.” And this phenomenon is intimately entwined with other forms ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Democracy

    door 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

    $14.39 USD

  • Disloyal: A Memoir

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

    door 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

  • The Storm Before the Calm

    America's Discord, the Coming Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond

    door George Friedman

    *One of Bloomberg's Best Books of the Year*The master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years focuses on the United States, predicting how the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of American government, foreign policy, economics, and culture.In his riveting new book, noted forecaster and bestselling author George Friedman turns to the future ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Warning

    door Anonymous

    #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller: An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation's capital.On September 5, 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell essay and took the rare step of granting its writer anonymity. Described only as "a senior official ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A People's History of the United States

    door Howard Zinn

    THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLER"A wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." –Howard FastHistorian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools—with its ... Read more

    $8.49 USD

  • Mexico: Democracy Interrupted

    door Ms. Jo Tuckman

    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

    $25.19 USD

  • Children of Paradise

    The Struggle for the Soul of Iran

    door Laura Secor

    The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day.In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the country has been largely a black box to the West, a sinister presence looming over the horizon. But inside Iran, a breathtaking drama has unfolded ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Democracia verde

    door Ángel Valencia Sáiz; Rafael Enrique Aguilera Portales

    serie 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

  • The Federalist

    A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States

    door Alexander Hamilton en nog 3

    serie Modern Library Classics
    The series of essays that comprise The Federalist constitutes one of the key texts of the American Revolution and the democratic system created in the wake of independence. Written in 1787 and 1788 by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the proposed Constitution, these papers stand as perhaps the most eloquent testimonial to democracy that exists. They ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Democracy in America

    door Alexis de Tocqueville en nog 2

    French nobleman Alexis de Tocqueville's classic treatise on the American way of life.Over 175 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, an astute political scientist, came to the United States to evaluate the meaning and actual functioning of democracy. Here, Tocqueville discusses the advantages and dangers of majority rule—which he thought could be as tyrannical as the rule of a monarchy. He analyzes the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Larga vida a la socialdemocracia

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

    door Borja Barragué

    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

  • Nigeria and the Leadership Question

    door Sunday Adelaja

    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

  • The Democracy Project

    A History, a Crisis, a Movement

    door David Graeber

    A bold rethinking of the most powerful political idea in the world—democracy—and the story of how radical democracy can yet transform AmericaDemocracy has been the American religion since before the Revolution—from New England town halls to the multicultural democracy of Atlantic pirate ships. But can our current political system, one that seems responsive only to the wealthiest among us and ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • We the People High School Textbook, 4th Edition

    The Citizen and the Constitution

    door Center for Civic Education

    serie We the People
    The We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution textbook teaches high school students about government and citizenship. Students explore the history and principles of constitutional democracy through critical-thinking exercises, cooperative-learning and participation in a simulated congressional hearing. The We the People textbook contains six units and 39 lessons. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Japan: A Documentary History

    A Documentary History

    door David J. Lu

    An updated edition of David Lu's acclaimed "Sources of Japanese History", this book presents in a student-friendly format original Japanese documents from Japan's mythological beginnings through 1995. Covering the full spectrum of political, economic, diplomatic as well as cultural and intellectual history, this classroom resource offers insight not only into the past but also into Japan's ... Read more

    $53.09 USD

  • The Republic

    door Plato

    The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the ... Read more

    $3.86 USD

  • Mortal Republic

    How Rome Fell into Tyranny

    door Edward J. Watts

    Learn why the Roman Republic collapsed -- and how it could have continued to thrive -- with this insightful history from an award-winning author.In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. For centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier military and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The New Corporation

    How "Good" Corporations Are Bad for Democracy

    door Joel Bakan

    A deeply informed and unflinching look at the way corporations have slyly rebranded themselves as socially conscious entities ready to tackle society's problems, while CEO compensation soars, income inequality is at all-time highs, and democracy sits in a precarious situation.“A very important book, an arresting study directed to a central issue of the times” (Noam Chomsky), from the author of The ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Political Realignment

    Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

    door Russell J. Dalton

    The process of electoral change is accelerating in contemporary democracies, and this book explains why. The emergence of Green parties in the 1980s and recent far right parties, Brexit and Trump's 2016 victory are parts of this overall process. Political Realignment tracks the evolution of citizen and elite opinions on economic and cultural issues from the 1970s to the 2010s-and the impact of ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • Politics with the People

    Building a Directly Representative Democracy

    door Michael A. Neblo en nog 2

    serie Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology #555
    Many citizens in the US and abroad fear that democratic institutions have become weak, and continue to weaken. Politics with the People develops the principles and practice of 'directly representative democracy' - a new way of connecting citizens and elected officials to improve representative government. Sitting members of Congress agreed to meet with groups of their constituents via online, ... Read more

    $18.09 USD