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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 15.99
In this candid and self-effacing autobiography, Barbara Lee chronicles the challenges she overcame to break the cycle of multi-generational domestic violence, and her rise from being a single mother of two young children to being one of the most progressive and respected voices in Congress today. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99
If you think you've heard every dumb thing they've said or done...think again! Outrageous indulgent, and downright dumb. That's right, we're talking aout the words and deeds committed by politicians, our favorite and least favorite people in the whole world. In this hilarious collections, it's he Democrats who step up to the mike, open their mouths,... more...
- Other Press 2011; US$ 15.99
As founder of the Peace Corps, Head Start, the Special Olympics (with wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver), and other organizations, Sargent Shriver was a key social and political figure whose influence continues to the present day. This authorized biography, exhaustively researched and finely rendered by Scott Stossel (deputy editor of The Atlantic ), reads... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 52.95
This unique work explores, through personal narratives, the overlapping and intermingling of cultures as well as the immense cultural diversity across the world. This exploration inevitably questions notions of higher or lower cultures, and civilized or uncivilized peoples. Indeed it questions the very concept of superiority amongst peoples. Apart... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95
In Information War, former United States Information Agency employee Nancy Snow describes how U.S. propaganda efforts and covert operations are expanding more rapidly today than at any other time in U.S. history, as the Bush administration attempts to increase U.S. dominance by curbing dissent and controlling opinion. Snow lays out the propaganda techniques... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95
Hartmann is perhaps best known for his fierce commitment to Jeffersonian democracy and his steadfast opposition to the corporatization of America. But in these pages you'll also discover his Older and Younger Cultures hypothesis, which identifies the root cause of so many of our social and environmental ills. You'll hear from Hartmann on how to keep... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Two-time chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Richard G. Lugar has been one of the most widely respected foreign policy experts in Congress for over three decades. In this illuminating profile, John T. Shaw examines Lugar?s approach to lawmaking and diplomacy for what it reveals about the workings of the Senate and changes in that institution.... more...
- NYU Press 2004; US$ 22.95
Ever since George Washington warned against "foreign entanglements" in his 1796 farewell speech, the United States has wrestled with how to act toward other countries. Consequently, the history of anti-Americanism is as long and varied as the history of the United States. In this multidisciplinary collection, seventeen leading thinkers provide substance... more...
- LSU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
In the history of American environmentalism, Russell E. Train plays a starring role. Few individuals have been so influential in creating the United States' environmental policies and encouraging conservation efforts around the world. In this absorbing new biography, J. Brooks Flippen describes Train's significance within the fascinating history of... more...