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Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
by Manning Marable
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Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X. Constantly rewriting his own story, he became a... (read more)

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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
by Jon Stewart
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Why do we love America so much? For the much-celebrated naked pictures of Supreme Court justices? The flashbacks to those stultifyingly dull high school textbooks? Or can it be that seeing the polished irreverence of the Daily Show writers in book form... (read more)

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Arguing About War
Arguing About War
by Michael Walzer
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Michael Walzer is one of the worlds most eminent philosophers on the subject of war and ethics. Now, for the first time since his classic Just and Unjust Wars was published almost three decades ago, this volume brings together his most provocative... (read more)

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Khrushchev : Man and His Era (03 Edition)
Khrushchev : Man and His Era (03 Edition)
by William Taubman
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The definitive biography of the mercurial Soviet leader who succeeded and denounced Stalin. Nikita Khrushchev was one of the most complex and important political figures of the twentieth century. Ruler of the Soviet Union during the first decade after... (read more)

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John Adams
John Adams
by David McCullough
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David McCullough is our most dependable presidential biographer. Each of his efforts has been a resounding success, combining popular appeal with literary accolades. Mornings on Horseback, about Teddy Roosevelt, won the National Book Award, his... (read more)

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Citizen Democracy (3RD 09 Edition)
Citizen Democracy (3RD 09 Edition)
by Frantzich
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Apathy and antipathy toward politics are epidemic. Citizen Democracy provides the antidote. In this revised and updated edition, Stephen E. Frantzich portrays citizens from every walk of life rich and poor, old and young, black and white, male and female,... (read more)

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The Prince (Bantam Classics)
The Prince (Bantam Classics)
by Niccolo Machiavelli
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A classic treatise on practical leadership and power politics.... (read more)

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His Excellency: George Washington
His Excellency: George Washington
by Joseph J. Ellis
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Few biographies so completely capture their multifaceted subjects. With fresh insight, Joseph Ellis's well-researched book gives readers a personal look at America's premier Founding Father.... (read more)

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Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction (Blackwell Critical Introductions to Geography)
Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction (Blackwell Critical Introductions to Geography)
by Paul Robbins
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This text presents a critical survey of the burgeoning field of political ecology, an interdisciplinary area of research which connects politics and economy to problems of environmental control and ecological change. Provides the first full history of... (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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Best Democracy Money Can Buy : The Truth about Corporate Cons, Globalization, and High-Finance Fraudsters -- Expanded Election Edition
Best Democracy Money Can Buy : The Truth about Corporate Cons, Globalization, and High-Finance Fraudsters -- Expanded Election Edition
by Greg Palast
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"Palast is astonishing, he gets the real evidence no one else has the guts to dig up." Vincent Bugliosi, author of None Dare Call it Treason and Helter Skelter Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast digs deep to unearth the ugly facts that... (read more)

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Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962
Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962
by Frank Dikotter
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"Between 1958 and 1962, China descended into hell. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up to and overtake Britain in less than 15 years The experiment ended in the greatest catastrophe the... (read more)

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Big Girls Don't Cry (11 Edition)
Big Girls Don't Cry (11 Edition)
by Rebecca Traister
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Big Girls Donand#8217;t Cry andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;offers a startling appraisal of the 2008 presidential campaign and brilliantly demonstrates that it was transformative for American women and for the nation. The campaign... (read more)

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Ecological Revolution (09 Edition)
Ecological Revolution (09 Edition)
by John Bellamy Foster
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Since the atomic bomb made its first appearance on the world stage in 1945, it has been clear that we possess the power to destroy our own planet. What nuclear weapons made possible, global environmental crisis, marked especially by global warming, has... (read more)

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Interest Group Connection (2ND 05 Edition)
Interest Group Connection (2ND 05 Edition)
by Paul S. Herrnson
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Herrnson (University of Maryland) presents work by academics in government, political science, and policy, examining interest group activities during a time of partisan polarization and political uncertainty in the nation's capitol. While the fist... (read more)

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Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
by Jack Olsen
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Jack Olsen's Last Man Standing is the gripping story of Geronimo Pratt, war hero and community leader, who was framed by the FBI in one of the greatest travesties of justice in American history. Geronimo Pratt did not commit the murder for which he... (read more)

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Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions (2ND 10 Edition)
Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior and Instititutions (2ND 10 Edition)
by Kenneth A. Shepsle
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Through case studies, illustrations, and examples, Shepsle and Bonchek provide students with the means to analyze a wide variety of situations.... (read more)

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Mao: A Life
Mao: A Life
by Philip Short
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When the Nationalists routed a ragtag Red Army on the Xiang River during the Long March, an earthy Chinese peasant with a brilliant mind moved to a position of power. Eight years after his military success, Mao Tse-tung had won out over more... (read more)

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Peter the Great
Peter the Great
by Robert K Massie
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"Enthralling...As fascinating as any novel and more so than most!" THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great. He... (read more)

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Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate (6TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Bruce S. Jansson
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Go beyond the ordinary, with Bruce Jansson's groundbreaking look at the ins-and-outs of conducting policy-practice. BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE gives you hands-on experience building the skills that will empower you to implement policy reform... (read more)

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