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The Communist Manifesto (Napier & Judd Series)
The Communist Manifesto (Napier & Judd Series)
by Karl Marx
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"A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of Communism." So begins one of history's most important documents, a work of such magnitude that it has forever changed not only the scope of world politics, but indeed the course of human... (read more)

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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics
The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics
by Bruce Bueno De Mesquita
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For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. They... (read more)

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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
by Raji Chandrasekaran
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Not to be lost amid the many books on Iraq, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, former Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post, gives us a fascinating look at what life inside the Green Zone was like in the first year of post-Saddam Iraq. Here Chandrasekaranââ... (read more)

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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
by Benedict Anderson
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Imagined Communities, Benedict Anderson"s brilliant book on nationalism, forged a new field of study when it first appeared in 1983. Since then it has sold over a quarter of a million copies and is widely considered the most important book on the subject.... (read more)

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A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State
A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State
by John W. Whitehead
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A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State by John W. Whitehead charts America's transition from a society governed by "we the people" to a police state governed by the strong arm of the law. Author John W. Whitehead, a constitutional... (read more)

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The Rise and Decline of the State
The Rise and Decline of the State
by Martin Van Creveld
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The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important of all modern institutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Many of... (read more)

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Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do
Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do
by Gabriel Thompson
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What is it like to do the back-breaking work of immigrants? To find out, Gabriel Thompson spent a year working alongside Latino immigrants, who initially thought he was either crazy or an undercover immigration agent. He stooped over lettuce fields in... (read more)

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Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics
Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics
by Margaret E Keck
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Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink examine a type of pressure group that has been largely ignored by political analysts: networks of activists that coalesce and operate across national frontiers. Their targets may be international organizations or the... (read more)

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
by Robert D Kaplan
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Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
by Mosab Hassan Yousef
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The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas, reveals new information about the world's most dangerous terrorist organization, unveils the truth about his own role in the organization, and explains his dangerous decision to make his... (read more)

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Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
by Matt Taibbi
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Matt Taibbi is notorious as a journalistic agitator, a stone thrower, a natural provocateur (Salon.com). His scathing, vibrant prose shines an unflinching spotlight on the corruption, dishonesty, and sheer laziness of our leaders. Smells Like Dead... (read more)

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Memos to the Governor: An Introduction to State Budgeting
Memos to the Governor: An Introduction to State Budgeting
by Dall W Forsythe
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With a new foreword by New York's former governor, Mario Cuomo, this revised and updated edition of Memos to the Governor is a concise guide book that takes the reader behind governmental fiscal gobbledygook to explain in clear, understandable prose the... (read more)

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Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh
Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh
by Thomas Glave
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With an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa Included in the 2014 Over the Rainbow list "A profound compassion for racial and sexual minorities, the oppressed, and the colonized, informs [Glaves] searing, beautifully... (read more)

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Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America
Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America
by Carla Blumenkranz
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In the fall of 2011, a small protest camp in downtown Manhattan exploded into a global uprising, sparked in part by the violent overreactions of the police. An unofficial record of this movement, Occupy! combines adrenalin-fueled first-hand accounts of... (read more)

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Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
by Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel
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The best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power. In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three... (read more)

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Post-american World 2.0-updated and Extend. (12 Edition)
Post-american World 2.0-updated and Extend. (12 Edition)
by Fareed Zakaria
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This is not a book about thedecline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else. So beginsFareed Zakaria s blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated.... (read more)

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Propaganda
Propaganda
by Edward Bernays
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“Bernays’ honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies.”—Noam Chomsky “The conscious and intelligent... (read more)

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Basic Political Writings
Basic Political Writings
by Jean-jacques Rousseau
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Translated by Donald A. Cress.... (read more)

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Anti-Capitalism: The New Generation of Emancipatory Movements
Anti-Capitalism: The New Generation of Emancipatory Movements
by Ezequiel Adamovsky
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In Anti-Capitalism, activist and scholar Ezequiel Adamovsky tells the story of the long-standing effort to build a better world, one without an abusive system at its heart. Backed up by arresting, lucid images from the radical artist group United... (read more)

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The Wretched of the Earth
The Wretched of the Earth
by Frantz Fanon
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Psychiatrist, humanist, revolutionary, Frantz Fanon was one of the great political analysts of our time, the author of such seminal works of modern revolutionary theory as The Wretched of the Earth and Black Skin, White Masks. He has had a profound... (read more)

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