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A Political Companion to James Baldwin

by Rachel Brahinsky, Lisa Beard, Brian Norman & others

<p>In seminal works such as <em>Go Tell It on the Mountain</em>, <em>Notes of a Native Son</em>, and <em>The Fire Next Time</em>, acclaimed author and social critic James Baldwin (1924--1987) expresses his profound belief that writers have the ...

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A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson

by Mariotti, Shannon L.

<P>Marilynne Robinson is arguably one of the most important writers of our time. Her voice resonates across the richly imagined American landscapes within which she grounds her stories of love and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and ...

ISBN: 9780813167770

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A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson

by Shannon L. Mariotti, Joseph H. Lane Jr., Alex Zamalin & others

<p>Marilynne Robinson is arguably one of the most important writers of our time. Her voice resonates across the richly imagined American landscapes within which she grounds her stories of love and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and ...

ISBN: 9780813167787

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A Political Companion to Philip Roth

by Lee Trepanier, Claudia Franziska Brühwiler, Philip Roth & others

<p>Philip Roth is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, <em>Goodbye, Columbus</em> (1959), received the National Book Award, and he followed this stunning debut with more ...

ISBN: 9780813169309

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A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

by Melvin L. Rogers, Nick Bromell, Robert W. Williams & others

<p>Literary scholars and historians have long considered W. E. B. Du Bois (1868--1963) an extremely influential writer and a powerful cultural critic. The author of more than one hundred books, hundreds of published articles, and founding editor

ISBN: 9780813174938

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A Political Economy of American Hegemony

Buildups, Booms, and Busts

by Thomas Oatley

<p>In A Political Economy of American Hegemony, Thomas Oatley explores how America's military buildups have produced postwar economic booms that have culminated in monetary and financial crises. The 2008 subprime crisis - as well as the housing ...

ISBN: 9781316235331

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A Political Economy of the United States, China, and India

Prosperity with Inequality

by Shalendra D. Sharma

<p>The precipitous rise in global and national economic inequality, which the inexorable force of globalization promised to address with affluence and abundance for all, has returned with a vengeance. The problem of worsening socioeconomic ...

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A Politics of Understanding: The International Thought of Raymond Aron

by Davis, Reed M.

<P>Frequently hailed as one of the greatest defenders of democratic liberalism in postwar Europe, Raymond Aron left behind a staggering amount of published work on a remarkably wide range of topics, both scholarly and popular. While trained in ...

ISBN: 9780807136591

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A Population History of India

From the First Modern People to the Present Day

by Tim Dyson

<p>A Population History of India provides an account of the size and characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country - very roughly seventy thousand years ago - until the ...

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A Post State-Centric Analysis of China-Africa Relations

Internationalisation of Chinese Capital and State-Society Relations in Ethiopia

by Edson Ziso

<p>This book offers a new alternative to understanding the relationship between China and Africa. Here, the author not only explores the changing nature of Ethiopia’s internal politics as a result of Chinese investment and commercial links, but ...

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A Practical Manual for Grassroots Organizing and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements

by Elton Gatewood, Ph.D.

<p>The manual is prepared to assist citizens, community activists, neighborhood groups, students, planners, government officials, and any person interested in grassroots organizing and planning neighborhood improvements by maximizing human ...

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A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics

Ethical Reflexivity

by Jack L. Amoureux

<p>What kind of ethics in world politics is possible if there is no foundation for moral knowledge or global reality is at least complex and contingent? Furthermore, how can an ethics grapple with difference, a persistent and confounding feature

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A Presidential Civil Service

FDR's Liaison Office for Personnel Management

by Mordecai Lee

<p><em>A Presidential Civil Service</em> offers a comprehensive and definitive study of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Liaison Office for Personnel Management (LOPM). Established in 1939 following the release of Roosevelt’s Brownlow ...

ISBN: 9780817389451

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A Presidential Nation

Causes, Consequences, and Cures

by Michael A. Genovese

<p>The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial. Why do we devote monuments to the presidents? Why do we honor them, instead of Congress, or the courts? <em>A Presidential Nation</em> examines how the presidency (an ...

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A Primer for Conservative Activism

How Does Your Garden Grow?

by R.D. Cook

Wake Up, America! Thought-provoking new book espouses the ideals of conservatism to protect American interests Lone Pine, CA – (Release Date TBD) – With financial powerhouses going bankrupt or being sold, and America deep in the despair of an ...

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A Profile of the American Electorate

Partisan Behavior and the Need for Reform

by Matthew L. Bergbower

<p><em>A Profile of the American Electorate</em> takes an extensive look at the political foundations and behaviors of citizens, yesterday and today. Presenting decades of data on voter choice, voter turnout, and public opinion in a way that is ...

ISBN: 9781317353232

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A Psychology of Liberation and Peace

For the Greater Good

by Chalmer E. F. Thompson

<p>This book addresses the need to radically transform societies plagued by racism. It places prominence on persistent racialized violence in the lives of Black Americans as influential in how Black people in the U.S. and abroad perceive ...

ISBN: 9783030135973

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A Quarter Century of Post-Communism Assessed

by M. Steven Fish, Graeme Gill & Milenko Petrovic

<p>This edited volume seeks to understand and explain the pattern of varying national and regional success in post-communist political and economic transition across the post-communist world. Despite widespread hopes for the development of ...

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A Question of Balance

A Study of Legal Equality and State Neutrality in the United States, France, and the Netherlands

by Brenda J. Norton

<p>The politics of the <em>hijab</em> and <em>burqa</em> lie at the intersection of the political and legal spheres. Consequently, the political and legal spheres have each attempted to enforce differing versions of the concepts of equality and ...

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A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society

by David Grant

<p>Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin.<br />In March 1936, Wellington ...

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