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- Stenhouse Publishers 2011; US$ 19.99
Every major measure of students' historical understanding since 1917 has demonstrated that students do not retain, understand, or enjoy their school experiences with history. Bruce Lesh believes that this is due to the way we teach history -- lecture and memorization. Over the last fifteen years, Bruce has refined a method of teaching history... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 20.00
For more than sixty years, George F. Kennan?s American Diplomacy has been a standard work on American foreign policy. Drawing on his considerable diplomatic experience and expertise, Kennan offers an overview and critique of the foreign policy of an emerging great power whose claims to rightness often spill over into self-righteousness, whose ambitions... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 14.95
Idelisse Malavé is an organizational consultant who ran the Tides Foundation in California for eleven years and was vice president of the Ms. Foundation. She co-authored Mother Daughter Revolution . Born in Puerto Rico, she grew up and lives in New York City. Celeste Giordani is a communications strategist and blogger for the Social Transformation... more...
- The New Press 2008; US$ 26.95
INTRODUCTION SOMETHING HAS GONE VERY WRONG It would be better not to know so many things than to know so many things that are not so . —JOSH BILLINGS American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it. —JAMES BALDWIN Concealment of the historical truth is a crime... more...
- Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 6.99
Each of us has a “silent thunder? – a quiet desire that rumbles from deep-down. For eleven-year-old Summer and her older brother Rosco, their secret dreams seem far out of reach. Both are slaves on a Virginia plantation in the year 1862. More than anything, Summer wants to learn to read and write. Rosco is eager to join the Union Army so that he can... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 16.00
In this provocative book, writer and cultural critic Touré explores the concept of Post-Blackness: the ability for someone to be rooted in but not restricted by their race. Drawing on his own experiences and those of 105 luminaries, he argues that racial identity should be understood as fluid, complex, and self-determined. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.00
The Agenda is a day-by-day, often minute-by-minute account of Bill Clinton's White House. Drawing on hundreds of interviews, confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Woodward shows how Clinton and his advisers grappled with questions of lasting importance -- the federal deficit, health care, welfare reform, taxes, jobs. One of the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) was one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. This engaging memoir tells of her private life as mother of a growing family as well as her public activities as teacher, lecturer, and journalist in her fight against attitudes and laws oppressing blacks. "No student of black history should overlook Crusade for... more...