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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
A sweeping cultural survey reminiscent of Barzun's From Dawn to Decadence . "At irregular times and in scattered settings, human beings have achieved great things. Human Accomplishment is about those great things, falling in the domains known as the arts and sciences, and the people who did them.' So begins Charles Murray's unique account of... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
With four simple truths as his framework, Charles Murray, the bestselling coauthor of The Bell Curve , sweeps away the hypocrisy, wishful thinking, and upside-down priorities that grip America?s educational establishment. Ability varies. Children differ in their ability to learn academic material. Doing our best for every child requires, above all... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00
Charles Murray believes that America's founders had it right--strict limits on the power of the central government and strict protection of the individual are the keys to a genuinely free society. In What It Means to Be a Libertarian, he proposes a government reduced to the barest essentials: an executive branch consisting only of the White House... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
From the bestselling author of Lo sing Ground and The Bell Curve , this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes. In Coming Apart , Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2013; US$ 1.00
In American Exceptionalism: An Experiment in History , Charles Murray describes how America?s geography, ideology, politics, and daily life set the new nation apart from Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. He then discusses the ways that exceptionalism changed during America?s evolution over the course of the 20th century. Which changes are... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.95
For those starting out in their careers?and those who wish to advance more quickly?this is a delightfully fussy guide to the hidden rules of the road in the workplace and in life. As bestselling author and social historian Charles Murray explains, at senior levels of an organization there are curmudgeons everywhere, judging your every move. Yet... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00
The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support. American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul of the government?not because we are doing anything wrong... more...
- Canongate Books 2011; US$ 19.13
?You the funkiest man alive.? Miles Davis? accolade was the perfect expression of John Lee Hooker?s apotheosis as blues superstar: recording with the likes of Van Morrison, Keith Richards and Carlos Santana; making TV commercials (Lee Jeans); appearing in films (The Blues Brothers); and even starring in Pete Townshend?s musical adaptation of Ted Hughes?... more...
- Canongate Books 2012; US$ 15.79
Jimi Hendrix 'transgressed many boundaries; both arbitrary musical definitions separating blues and soul or jazz and rock, and also those fundamental divides between the archaic and the avant-garde, between individualist and collectivist philosophies,between blacks and whites, between America and Britain, between passive acquiescence and furious resistance,between... more...