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Federal Government

  • Building an American Empireby Paul Frymer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    How American westward expansion was governmentally engineered to promote the formation of a white settler nation Westward expansion of the United States is most conventionally remembered for rugged individualism, geographic isolationism, and a fair amount of luck. Yet the establishment of the forty-eight contiguous states was hardly a foregone... more...

  • The Net and the Nation Stateby Uta Kohl

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    Can the nation state survive the internet? Or will the internet be territorially fragmented along state boundaries? This book investigates these questions. more...

  • Not-So-Secret Serviceby Vincent Palamara

    Trine Day 2017; US$ 9.99

    While there haven't been many Secret Service related books about U.S. presidents, the ones still in print (and even those long out of print) are often sanitized memoirs of a politically correct nature or "tell-all" tabloid historical junk meant merely for entertainment purposes. The Not-So-Secret Service provides the facts with the bark off, so... more...

  • The Unsteady Stateby Keith Culver; Michael Giudice

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    The first work of analytical legal theory exploring law's relations to environment, security, and technology as preconditions of legal order. more...

  • Summary and Analysis of No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance Stateby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of No Place to Hide tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Glenn Greenwald?s book.   Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of No Place to Hide... more...

  • American National Security Policyby John T. Fishel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99

    Security policy is a key factor not only of domestic politics in the U.S., but also of foreign relations and global security. This text sets to explain the process of security policy making in the United States by looking at all the elements that shape it, from institutions and legislation to policymakers themselves and historical precedents. more...

  • The Fourth Wayby Hugh Hewitt

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 24.99

    From ?the nearly professorial power-baron of conservative media? ( Bloomberg ), a handbook for how a united GOP government can solve problems and guarantee political success. Hugh Hewitt interviewed candidate Trump fifteen times on his nationally syndicated show during the 2016 campaign and participated as a panelist in four primary debates. What... more...

  • The Trump Secretby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press 2017; US$ 13.99

    Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election surprised almost all major vote forecasters who predicted Hillary Clinton's victory. But 10 months earlier, in January 2016, Ryuho Okawa, Global Visionary, a renowned spiritual leader, and international best-selling author, had already foreseen Trump's victory. This book contains a series... more...

  • Governing under Stressby Timothy J. Conlan; Paul L. Posner; Priscilla M. Regan

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 32.95

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was an intervention of historic proportions in the US economy during the Great Recession. What lessons for the future can we learn from this massive federal program? In Governing under Stress, scholars from public administration and public policy analyze the fraught politics and complex implementation... more...

  • The Presidential Appointee's Handbookby G. Edward DeSeve

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    A guide to competencies needed by the federal government?s new top officials. The transition from one president to another, regardless of which party wins the 2016 elections, will mean many things, one of which is that some 3,000 to 4,000 new senior presidential appointees will take office in the first months of 2017. They will join some 6,000... more...