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Policy Paradox (3RD 12 Edition)
Policy Paradox (3RD 12 Edition)
by Deborah Stone
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Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of "rationality.... (read more)

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
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A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic... (read more)

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In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
by Ronald Kessler
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Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one... (read more)

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D Levitt
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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of... (read more)

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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
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Hawken (The Ecology of Commerce) and Amory and Hunter Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, an environmental think tank, have put together an ambitious, visionary book advocating natural capitalism. Based on the principle that businesses can be good... (read more)

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Passage of Power the Years of Lyndon Johnson Volume 4
Passage of Power the Years of Lyndon Johnson Volume 4
by Robert A Caro
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Book Four of Robert A. Caro's monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London to acclaim it as "one of the truly great political biographies of the modern age.  A... (read more)

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Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising (3RD 11 Edition)
Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising (3RD 11 Edition)
by Henry A. Rosso
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The third edition of this acclaimed resource, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, explains the fundraising profession's major principles, concepts, and techniques. With contributions from noted experts in the field, and filled with illustrative examples,... (read more)

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Culture War? the Myth of a Polarized America (3RD 11 Edition)
Culture War? the Myth of a Polarized America (3RD 11 Edition)
by Morris P. Fiorina
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Package consists of:    0205518079 / 9780205518074 Is Voting for Young People? With a Postscript on Citizen Engagement (Great Questions in Politics Series) 0205779883 / 9780205779888 Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America 0205780164 /... (read more)

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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
by Robert A. Caro
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"The main emotion that the reader, or at least one reader, comes away with is anger: anger at a government that for so long could tolerate a body of leaders who succeeded at stalling the cause of reform in this country, and anger at a citizenry that also... (read more)

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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
by Walter Isaacson
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Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us -- an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings. In bestselling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography,... (read more)

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Benjamin Franklin
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One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Franklin's life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, including his... (read more)

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Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures (04 Edition)
Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures (04 Edition)
by Kenneth Cain
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In this startling celebration of the strength of the human spirit and the gritty power of friendship, three United Nations workers share their true story of fighting for sanity in the face of atrocities, mass graves, desperate loneliness and primal... (read more)

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Habsburgs : Embodying Empire (95 Edition)
Habsburgs : Embodying Empire (95 Edition)
by Andrew Wheatcroft
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"Splendidly rich...required reading for anyone who hopes to understand the real Europe."—Daily Telegraph.... (read more)

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The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11
The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11
by Ron Suskind
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets of Karachi.... (read more)

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Nonprofit Sector : a Research Handbook (2ND 06 Edition)
Nonprofit Sector : a Research Handbook (2ND 06 Edition)
by Walter W. Powell
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The second edition of The Nonprofit Sector provides a novel, comprehensive, cross-disciplinary perspective on nonprofit organizations and their role and function in society. This new, updated edition keeps pace with industry trends and advances as well... (read more)

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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
by Walter Isaacson
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A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces six close friends who shaped the role their country would play in the dangerous years following World War II. They were the original best and brightest, whose towering... (read more)

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Leviathan (Penguin Classics)
Leviathan (Penguin Classics)
by Thomas Hobbes
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Its appeal to the twentieth century lies not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. Its argument that the state of nature, in which life is 'nasty, brutish and short (and patriarchal), is important, but... (read more)

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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
by Joseph J Ellis
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Following his subject from the drafting of the Declaration of Independence to his retirement in Monticello, Joseph Ellis unravels the contradictions of the Jeffersonian character. A marvel of scholarship, a delight to read, and an essential gloss on the... (read more)

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Ill Fares the Land
Ill Fares the Land
by Tony Judt
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A gift to the next generation of engaged citizens, from one of our most celebrated intellectuals. As the economic collapse of 2008 made clear, the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America-the guarantee of security, stability, and... (read more)

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Tyrannicide Brief: the Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I To the Scaffold (08 Edition)
Tyrannicide Brief: the Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I To the Scaffold (08 Edition)
by Geoffrey Robertson
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“Superb. . . . We owe Robertson a debt for reminding us of our benefactors and the price they paid.” The Wall Street... (read more)

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