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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2002; US$ 14.95
One of Russiaís greatest emperors, beloved of his subjects for his many liberalizing works domestically and for his victory over the invincible Napoleon Bonaparte, Alexander I presumably died in 1825, at the age of 48. Ever since then, rumors have swirled that the young and vigorous Tsar, who carried within him a terrible secret, really faked his... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 7.95
Over 175 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French nobleman and an astute political scientist, came to the United States to evaluate the meaning and actual functioning of democracy. His brilliant discussion of majority rule is still vitally relevant today. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99
Meet Delta Burke - beloved star of Designing Women , accomplished actress, founding partner of Delta Burke Design, a sassy, glamorous actress for whom learning to live as a "real-size" woman has presented all kinds of opportunities. A beauty-pageant winner, Delta had a much publicized weight gain during Designing Women and was the subject of press... more...
- PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 16.95
A must-have anthology for political junkies, Best American Political Writing compiles the year?s best political stories from a variety of publications and points of view, in a single, comprehensive volume. Culling from the most memorable reporting of what promises to be a thrilling political year, the 2009 American Political Writing edition will... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well as pigment. Above and beyond personal prejudice, whiteness is a structured advantage that produces unfair gains and unearned rewards for whites while imposing impediments to asset accumulation,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 25.00
Considered by many to be the godfather of R&B, Johnny Otis?musician, producer, artist, entrepreneur, pastor, disc jockey, writer, and tireless fighter for racial equality?has had a remarkable life by any measure. In this first biography of Otis, George Lipsitz tells the largely unknown story of a towering figure in the history of African American... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 28.95
White identity in the United States is place bound, asserts George Lipsitz in How Racism Takes Place . An influential scholar in American and racial studies, Lipsitz contends that racism persists because a network of practices skew opportunities and life chances along racial lines. That is, these practices assign people of different races to different... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
This book tells the story of Ivory Perry, a black worker and community activist who, for more than thirty years, has distributed the leaflets, carried the picket signs, and planned and participated in the confrontations that were essential to the success of protest movements. Using oral histories and extensive archival research, George Lipsitz examines... more...