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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
by Herbert P Bix
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In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Bix offers the first complete look at the enigmatic leader whose 63-year reign ushered Japan though war into the modern world. 16 page photo insert.... (read more)

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State of War : the Secret History of the Cia and the Bush Administration (06 Edition)
State of War : the Secret History of the Cia and the Bush Administration (06 Edition)
by James Risen
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James Risen has broken story after story on the abuses of power of the Bush administration. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; From warrantless wiretapping to secret financial data mining to the CIA's rogue operations, he has shown again and again that the... (read more)

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Essentials of Political Analysis-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
Essentials of Political Analysis-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
by Philip H. Pollock
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Student-friendly text provides readers with an invaluable guide to simple statistics and the basics of political analysis.... (read more)

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Man Cannot Speak for Her (89 Edition)
Man Cannot Speak for Her (89 Edition)
by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell
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The right to cast a ballot from a feminine hand occupied the attention and efforts of hundreds of women for more than a century in the US. In these two volumes, Campbell provides a basic understanding of two processes: the development of the rhetoric... (read more)

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Codebreakers : the Inside Story of Bletchley Park (93 Edition)
Codebreakers : the Inside Story of Bletchley Park (93 Edition)
by F.h. (ed.) Hinsley
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Familiar to anyone versed in the history of World War II or interested in the study of modern intelligence work, Bletchley Park was arguably the most successful intelligence operation in world history, the top secret workplace of the remarkable people... (read more)

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Political Economy of the Cotton South (78 Edition)
Political Economy of the Cotton South (78 Edition)
by Gavin Wright
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The impact of cotton and slavery in the nineteenth century American South was so dramatic and enduring that neither the region nor the nation has yet escaped from the influence of that era of regional prominence.... (read more)

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Presidency and Political System (9TH 10 - Old Edition)
Presidency and Political System (9TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Michael Nelson
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This ninth edition of a text for courses on the presidency is updated with new and revised essays to reflect George W. Bush's second term, the 2008 elections, and Barack Obama's transition and early months as president. Essays by presidential scholars... (read more)

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The Betrayal of America: How the Supreme Court Undermined the Constitution and Chose Our President
The Betrayal of America: How the Supreme Court Undermined the Constitution and Chose Our President
by Vincent Bugliosi
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Instead of being impartial arbiters of the law, the five conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices knowingly, blatantly, gave the Presidency of the United States to their man, George W. Bush. Bugliosi sets out the arguments, citing chapter and verse, on... (read more)

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Classics of Public Administration (7TH 12 Edition)
Classics of Public Administration (7TH 12 Edition)
by Jay M. Shafritz
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With this new seventh edition of CLASSICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, authors Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde aim to introduce students to the principles of public administration via the most significant scholarly writings on the topic. Straightforward... (read more)

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What It Takes (93 Edition)
What It Takes (93 Edition)
by Richard B. Cramer
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Discourse on Political Economy & the Social Contract
Discourse on Political Economy & the Social Contract
by Jean-jaques Rousseau
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Revolutionary in its own time and controversial to this day, this work is a permanent classic of political theory and a key source of democratic belief. Rousseau's concepts of "the general will" as a mode of self-interest uniting for a common good, and... (read more)

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1912 Election in Letters and Speeches (03 Edition)
1912 Election in Letters and Speeches (03 Edition)
by Brett Fleninger
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Faced with the challenge of adapting Americas political and social order to the rise of corporate capitalism, in 1912 four presidential candidates — Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Eugene Debs — shaped... (read more)

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Out of Order: An Incisive and Boldly Original Critique of the News Media's Domination of America's Political Process
Out of Order: An Incisive and Boldly Original Critique of the News Media's Domination of America's Political Process
by Thomas E. Patterson
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Why are our politicians almost universally perceived as liars? What made candidate Bill Clinton's draft record more newsworthy than his policy statements? How did George Bush's masculinity, Ronald Reagan's theatrics with a microphone, and Walter Mondale... (read more)

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The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats
The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats
by Jim Goad
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Culture maverick Jim Goad presents a thoroughly reasoned, darkly funny, and rampagingly angry defense of America's most maligned social group -- the cultural clan variously referred to as rednecks, hillbillies, white trash, crackers, and trailer trash... (read more)

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The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power
by Daniel Yergin
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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by andlt;iandgt;Business Week andlt;/iandgt;and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yerginand#8217;s Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been... (read more)

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How the U. S. Government Works : and How It All Comes Together To Make a Nation (99 Edition)
How the U. S. Government Works : and How It All Comes Together To Make a Nation (99 Edition)
by Syl Sobel
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A fine classroom supplement and a solid information source for kids writing social studies reports, this book explains the federal system as it works today, more than two hundred years after the framers of the Constitution brought it into existence... (read more)

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Pedagogy of Freedom : Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage (98 Edition)
Pedagogy of Freedom : Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage (98 Edition)
by Paulo Freire
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This book displays the striking creativity and profound insight that characterized Freire's work to the very end of his life-an uplifting and provocative exploration not only for educators, but also for all that learn and live.... (read more)

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Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
by Timothy Mitchell
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Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental politics,... (read more)

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On Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
On Democracy (Yale Nota Bene)
by Robert A Dahl
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In this accessible and authoritative book, one of the most prominent political theorists of the time provides a primer on democracy that clarifies what democracy is, why it is valuable, how it works, and what challenges it confronts in the future.... (read more)

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Kids At Work : Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor (94 Edition)
Kids At Work : Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor (94 Edition)
by Russell Freedman
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Photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child... (read more)

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