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American Studies


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Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich
Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich
by Peter Schweizer
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In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, theyve earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six... (read more)

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The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do about Them
The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do about Them
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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How has America become the most unequal advanced country in the world, and what can we do about it?... (read more)

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Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars
Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars
by Chris Woods
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Less than a month after the September 11th attacks, a tiny, CIA-controlled Predator drone flew over Kandahar, searching out the home of the Taliban supreme commander Mullah Mohammed Omar. A lack of understanding of the drone's capabilities combined with... (read more)

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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
by Kai Bird
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The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs... (read more)

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Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics
by Charles Krauthammer
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Charles Krauthammer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, is a syndicated columnist, political commentator and physi­cian. His column is syndicated to 400 news­papers worldwide. He is a nightly panelist on Fox News’s Special Report with... (read more)

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Dreamland the Story of America's New Opiate Epidemic
Dreamland the Story of America's New Opiate Epidemic
by Sam Quinones
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In fascinating detail, Sam Quinones chronicles how, over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin — the cheapest, most... (read more)

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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
by Robert M. Gates
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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
by Timothy F. Geithner
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New York Times Bestseller Washington Post Bestseller Los Angeles Times Bestseller Stress Test is the story of Tim Geithner’s education in financial crises.   As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President... (read more)

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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
by Peter Finn
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Chapter 1 Bullets cracked against the facade of the Pasternak family’s apartment building on Volkhonka Street in central Moscow, pierced the windows, and whistled into the plaster ceilings. The gunfire, which began with a few isolated skirmishes... (read more)

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The Snowden Reader
The Snowden Reader
by David P. Fidler, Professor
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When Edward Snowden began leaking NSA documents in June 2013, his actions sparked impassioned debates about electronic surveillance, national security, and privacy in the digital age. The Snowden Reader looks at Snowden's disclosures and their aftermath.... (read more)

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The Business of America Is Lobbying: How Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate (Studies in Postwar American Political Development)
The Business of America Is Lobbying: How Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate (Studies in Postwar American Political Development)
by Lee Drutman
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Corporate lobbyists are everywhere in Washington. Of the 100 organizations that spend the most on lobbying, 95 represent business. The largest companies now have upwards of 100 lobbyists representing them. How did American businesses become so invested... (read more)

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A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
by Andrew Hartman
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When Patrick Buchanan took the stage at the Republican National Convention in 1992 and proclaimed, “There is a religious war going on for the soul of our country,” his audience knew what he was talking about: the culture wars, which had raged... (read more)

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Gray Work: Confessions of an American Paramilitary Spy
Gray Work: Confessions of an American Paramilitary Spy
by Jamie Smith
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The first ever, first-person story of America's private, paramilitary contractors at work around the world-from a man who performed these missions himself and has decades of stories to tell. This is a fascinating tale-and potentially the first-to... (read more)

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Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty
Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty
by Jennifer M. Silva
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"Impeccably researched and skillfully articulated, Silva's work is a timely primer on the current state of blue-collar Millennials." --Publishers Weekly "[A] brief yet devastating book that blends academic analysis and oral history to put a new face on... (read more)

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The Silencing: How the Left Is Killing Free Speech
The Silencing: How the Left Is Killing Free Speech
by Kirsten Powers
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Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day
Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day
by Craig Lambert
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Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America
Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America
by Rand Paul
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And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side
And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side
by Dana Perino
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The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs. the Masters of the Universe
The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs. the Masters of the Universe
by Matt Kennard
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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs
Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs
by Michelle Malkin
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