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- The Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 27.50
What Hath TR Wrought? ?I don?t think that any harm comes from the concentration of power in one man?s hands.? ?Theodore Roosevelt The notion that Theodore Roosevelt was one of America?s greatest presidents is literally carved in stone?right up there on Mount Rushmore. But as historian Jim Powell shows in the refreshingly original Bully Boy , Roosevelt?s... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00
The Great Depression and the New Deal. For generations, the collective American consciousness has believed that the former ruined the country and the latter saved it. Endless praise has been heaped upon President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for masterfully reining in the Depression?s destructive effects and propping up the country on his New Deal platform.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
For thousands of years, slavery went unchallenged in principle. Then in a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. Greatest Emancipation tells this amazing story, focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbean, the United States, Cuba and Brazil, which accounted for the vast majority of slaves in the west. Jim... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00
In a review of Jim Powell?s first book, Thom Gunn praised his poetry for tapping ?a subject matter that is endless and important . . . achieved in the poem, so we grasp it as we read.? Substrate gathers three new collections of Powell?s poetry, the work of a dozen years. These poems open inward windows on the world outward from indigenous habitat... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 10.87
When I was small, my mother showed me how to grow a carrot from a carrot. She filled a jam jar with water, cut the top off a carrot, ran a cocktail stick horizontally through the stub and suspended it over the jar, just touching the water. In time, roots sprouted, and when they were long enough and strong enough, the plant was translated to the garden... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 27.50
The fateful blunder that radically altered the course of the twentieth century?and led to some of the most murderous dictators in history President Woodrow Wilson famously rallied the United States to enter World War I by saying the nation had a duty to make ?the world safe for democracy.? But as historian Jim Powell demonstrates in this shocking... more...
- For Beginners 2008; US$ 16.99
Deconstruction is so labyrinthine (and rumored to be fatal) that it?s become the monster that murdered philosophy. When Jacques Derrida, the father of deconstruction, uses buzz-words such as ?phallogocentrism? and ?transcendental signified,? humanities students and aspiring philosophers may get weak in the knees. Following up on the success of Derrida... more...
- For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99
In 1966, Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at Johns Hopkins University that cast the entire history of Western Philosophy into doubt. The following year, Derrida published three brilliant but mystifying books that convinced the pollsters that he was the most important philosopher of the late 20th Century. Unfortunately, nobody was sure whether the intellectual... more...
- For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99
The spiritual rewards and intellectual challenges of Eastern Philosophy are revealed in this visually stunning book, illustrated by Joe Lee and with 19th Century engravings. Eastern Philosophy is not an intellectual pursuit, but one that involves one?s entire being. Much of it is so deeply entwined with the non-intellectual art of meditation, that... more...