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  • Keep On Keeping Onby Brian J. Daugherity

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Virginia was a battleground state in the struggle to implement Brown v. Board of Education, with one of the South?s largest and strongest NAACP units fighting against a program of noncompliance crafted by the state?s political leaders. Keep On Keeping On offers a detailed examination of how African Americans and the NAACP in Virginia... more...

  • Ephemeral Historiesby Camilo D. Trumper

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Politics under Salvador Allende was a battle fought in the streets. Everyday attempts to ? ganar la calle ? allowed a wide range of urban residents to voice potent political opinions. Santiaguinos  marched through the streets chanting slogans, seized public squares, and plastered city walls with graffiti, posters, and murals. Urban art might only... more...

  • The Angelby Uri Bar-Joseph

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 17.99

    A gripping feat of reportage that exposes?for the first time in English?the sensational life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian senior official who spied for Israel, offering new insight into the turbulent modern history of the Middle East. As the son-in-law of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser and a close advisor to his successor,... more...

  • The Great Suppressionby Zachary Roth

    Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 26.00

    A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy.   Control of the country is up for grabs?and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given the GOP a long-term grip on Congress. Meanwhile, the Supreme... more...

  • The Fall of Heavenby Andrew Scott Cooper

    Henry Holt and Co. 2016; US$ 36.99

    An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administration In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,... more...

  • Our Family Dreamsby Daniel Blake Smith

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    In the early years after the Revolution, Americans were on the move, seeking to establish a new way of life. And, more than the church or the school or the courthouse, it was the family that nurtured the American Dream. In this novel-like narrative, Daniel Blake Smith vividly brings to life the Fletchers, a family of loving, ambitious, at times insecure... more...

  • Making Rootsby Matthew F. Delmont

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    When Alex Haley?s book Roots was published by Doubleday in 1976 it became an immediate bestseller. The television series, broadcast by ABC in 1977, became the most popular miniseries of all time, captivating over a hundred million Americans. For the first time, Americans saw slavery as an integral part of the nation?s history. With a remake of the... more...

  • American Heiressby Jeffrey Toobin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson , the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history   On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore in college and heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by a ragtag... more...

  • China Coast Balladsby Shamus A'Rabbitt; Georgi "Sapajou" Sapojnikoff

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    A collection of poetryby poet laureate of the China Treaty Ports Shamus A'Rabbitand cartoons by Sapajou, this compilation offers a fresh perspective on the foreign experience in Old China. From A'Rabbit?s sharp and hilarious portrayals of travelers in the Orient to his bouncy and rhythmic satirical wit and distaste for hypocrisy and pretension, this... more...

  • Propheten der Verflüssigungby Martin Kindtner

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2016; US$ 84.00

    What does it mean to be a ?leftist? after Marxism has been called into question by a wave of structural changes, both economic and societal? What is the object of social critique after notions of class and exploitation are no longer applicable? Prophets of Fluidity examines the epistemological strategies introduced into the political practices of leftist... more...