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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
Politics and Vision is a landmark work by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. This is a significantly expanded edition of one of the greatest works of modern political theory. Sheldon Wolin?s Politics and Vision inspired and instructed two generations of political theorists after its appearance in 1960. Substantially expanded for... more...
- The New Press 2016; US$ 26.99
In Strangers in Their Own Land , the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country?a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95
Why does Alabama rank so low on many of the indicators of quality of life? Why did some of the most dramatic developments in the civil rights revolution of the 1960s take place in Alabama? Why is it that a few interest groups seem to have the most political power in Alabama? William H. Stewart?s Alabama Politics in the Twenty-First Century explores... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 18.99
This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John le Carré, is relevant today as a tale of fanaticism and the lengths it takes us to. True Believer reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 26.00
A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life ? and threaten to rip apart our social fabric We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives?where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance?are being made not by humans, but... more...
- Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99
This lively, iconoclastic book, first published in 1995, but enduringly relevant, explores the rich heritage, the turbulent present, and the possible future of the political and cultural tendency known as "America First." With its isolationist stance against foreign wars and economic globalism, America First has helped to shape, if only in opposition,... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 9.99
European history of the past century is full of examples of philosophers, writers, and scholars who supported or excused the worst tyrannies of the age. How was this possible? How could intellectuals whose work depends on freedom defend those who would deny it? In profiles of six leading twentieth-century thinkers?Martin Heidegger, Carl Schmitt,... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99
In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust , Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, ?one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.? The following year, after Lipstadt?s book was published in the United Kingdom, Irving led a libel suit against Lipstadt and her publisher. She prepared... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 28.99
In this book, Mireya Loza sheds new light on the private lives of migrant men who participated in the Bracero Program (1942?1964), a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico that allowed hundreds of thousands of Mexican workers to enter this country on temporary work permits. While this program and the issue of temporary workers has... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
This fascinating account of how two young Americans turned traitor during the Cold War is an ?absolutely smashing real-life spy story? ( The New York Times Book Review ). At the height of the Cold War, some of the nation?s most precious secrets passed through a CIA contractor in Southern California. Only a handful of employees were cleared to... more...