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Anarchism
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Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology

Pierre Clasters

"The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it. Clastres's thesis is that economic expropriation... (read more)


Politics of Oil
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Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil (Vintage)

Peter Maass

The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has brought new attention to the huge costs of our oil dependence. In this stunning and revealing book, Peter Maass examines the social, political, and environmental impact of petroleum on the countries... (read more)


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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

Eric Schlosser

The author of Fast Food Nation blends a riveting minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident with a chilling assessment of the grave threat we face from nuclear weapons. At the height of the cold war in the American heartland, a combination of human... (read more)


Reference
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County & City Extra: Annual Metro, City & County Data Book

Deirdre A. Gaquin

Based on the publisher's , this work contains geographic summaries of US populations and housing units by race and Hispanic origin, age, family relationship, household composition, and housing status. There is census data on all states, counties... (read more)


General
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Bard Academy #03: Moby Clique

Cara Lockwood

Some literary classics have been around for centuries. Miranda Tate's just hoping to survive junior year.... Her summer reading assignment is Moby-Dick, but Miranda's vacation hasn't exactly been smooth sailing. Between working at her stepmother's... (read more)


Activism and Peace Studies
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Stick Your Neck Out: A Street-Smart Guide to Creating Change in Your Community and Beyond

John Graham

Meeting challenges and resolving conflicts are things that can be done by anyone with the passion to do so, according to John Graham. And he should know. A veteran conflict mediator, Graham heads the Giraffe Heroes Project, whose extensive workshops have... (read more)


Utopia
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Utopia (Everyman's Library)

Thomas More

  First published in 1516, during a period of astonishing political and technological change, Sir Thomas More's Utopia depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination, violence, and religious intolerance.  Raphael... (read more)


Peace and War
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In the Name of Osama Bin Laden

Roland Jacquard

“A must read for all who continue to grapple with the twin legacy of hatred and hope from September 11. . . “* International terrorism expert Roland Jacquard’s In the Name of Osama bin Laden presents a dramatic portrait of the world's... (read more)


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