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The Swamp

by Eric Bolling St. Martin's Press (June 27, 2017)

When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again.

In The Swamp, bestselling author and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling presents...


Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore

by Terry Newman Harper Design (June 27, 2017)

Discover the signature sartorial and literary style of fifty men and women of letters, including Maya Angelou; Truman Capote; Colette; Bret Easton Ellis; Allen Ginsberg; Patti Smith; Karl Ove Knausgaard; and...


The Working Class Republican

by Henry Olsen Broadside e-books (June 27, 2017)

Preface by Jon Meacham

In this sure to be controversial book in the vein of The Forgotten Man, a political analyst argues that conservative icon Ronald Reagan was not an enemy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and...


The Voice of America

by Mitchell Stephens St. Martin's Press (June 20, 2017)

The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer—the most famous journalist of his time—who more than anyone invented contemporary journalism.

Tom Brokaw says: "Lowell Thomas so deserves this...


Private Security in Africa

by Paul Higate & Mats Utas Zed Books (June 15, 2017)

Across Africa, growing economic inequality, instability and urbanization have led to the rapid spread of private security providers. While these PSPs have already had a significant impact on African societies,...


When Prophecy Fails

by Leon Festinger Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

The study reported in this volume grew out of some theoretical work, one phase of which bore specifically on the behavior of individuals in social movements that made specific (and unfulfilled) prophecies. We...


What’s Wrong with the World

by Gilbert K. Chesterton Dancing Unicorn Books (June 13, 2017)

In What's Wrong With The World Chesterton rightly points out that what people see as "wrong with the world" are only the symptoms of a deeper problem. He shows that our governments, be they capitalistic or socialistic,...


Christianity and Heavy Metal as Impure Sacred within the Secular West

by Jason Lief Lexington Books (June 13, 2017)

This book explores the symbolic connections between Christianity and Heavy Metal music in the context of the secular West. Heavy Metal uses symbols and imagery taken from Christianity, even if the purpose is...


The Inheritors

by Gita Arian Baack, PhD She Writes Press (June 13, 2017)

Our family legacies, both positive and negative, are passed down from one generation to the next in ways that are not fully understood. This secondary form of trauma, which Gita Baack calls “Inherited Trauma,”...


Contemporary Korean Political Thought and Park Chung-hee

by Jung In Kang Rowman & Littlefield International (June 12, 2017)

This important new book identifies the distinctive characteristics of the ideological terrain in contemporary (South) Korean politics and reexamines the political thought of Park Chung-hee (1917–1979), the...


The Cemeteries of New Orleans

by Peter B. Dedek LSU Press (June 12, 2017)

In The Cemeteries of New Orleans, Peter B. Dedek reveals the origins and evolution of the Crescent City’s world-famous necropolises, exploring both their distinctive architecture and their cultural impact....


Social Media in South India

by Shriram Venkatraman UCL Press (June 09, 2017)

One of the first ethnographic studies to explore use of social media in the everyday lives of people in Tamil Nadu, Social Media in South India provides an understanding of this subject in a region experiencing...


Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History

by Zoltán Biedermann & Alan Strathern UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The peoples of Sri Lanka have participated in far-flung trading networks, religious formations, and Asian and European empires for millennia. This interdisciplinary volume sets out to draw Sri Lanka into the...


Kill All Normies

by Angela Nagle Zero Books (June 07, 2017)

Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet. On one side the "alt right" ranges from the once obscure neo-reactionary and white separatist...


The Conservative Heart

by Arthur C. Brooks Broadside e-books (June 06, 2017)

Arthur C. Brooks, one of the country’s leading policy experts and the president of the American Enterprise Institute, offers a bold new vision for conservatism as a movement for happiness, unity, and social...


Making Rent in Bed-Stuy

by Brandon Harris Amistad (June 06, 2017)

A young African American millennial filmmaker’s funny, sometimes painful, true-life coming-of-age story of trying to make it in New York City—a chronicle of poverty and wealth, creativity and commerce, struggle...


Enemies of the People

by Sam Jordison HarperCollins (June 01, 2017)

Something has gone wrong. We're living in an age of celebratory racism, extreme inequality, uncertainty and fear. We're governed by people who claim to be populist but who seem to hate everyone. There are idiots...


Beyond Neoliberalism, Nationalism and Socialism

by Thomas Aubrey Policy Network (June 01, 2017)

The stunning political upheavals witnessed across the western world over the past year have raised the question of whether the neoliberal economic system that has dominated since the 1980s is about to unravel....


Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order

by Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne & Virgil Henry Storr Rowman & Littlefield International (May 31, 2017)

Market process theory is crucial to our knowledge and expectations of actors working toward economic coordination and cooperation. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, there has been a renewed interested...


Dictators (Collins Gem)

by Sean Callery Collins (May 30, 2017)

Revolutionaries, despots and tyrants – over 40 of the most totalitarian leaders in the world.

This ebook has been made from the 2007 edition.

Want to know which dictator ruled the longest, who added his own...


Decolonising Intervention

by Meera Sabaratnam Rowman & Littlefield International (May 30, 2017)

Building, or re-building, states after war or crisis is a contentious process. But why? Sabaratnam argues that to best answer the question, we need to engage with the people who are supposedly benefiting from...


China?s Global Engagement

by Jacques deLisle & Avery Goldstein Brookings Institution Press (May 30, 2017)

Assessing China's rapidly changing role on the international stage

China is again undergoing a period of significant transition. Internally, China's leaders are addressing challenges to the economy and other...


Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/1

by Mrs. Judith Andres Bruylant (May 28, 2017)

Découvrez le sommaire de ce premier numéro et l'article "Pourquoi une nouvelle revue ?"

Discover the table of contents of this first issue and the article "Why a New Publication?"


The People's Verdict

by Claudia Chwalisz Policy Network (May 24, 2017)

In a post-Brexit world with populists on the rise, trust in government and politicians is in short supply. People claim to be tired of ‘experts’ and the divide between facts and opinion has been blurred....


Superpositions

by Rocco Gangle & Julius Greve Rowman & Littlefield International (May 24, 2017)

One of the most important French philosophers working today, François Laruelle has developed an innovative and powerful repertoire of concepts across an oeuvre spanning four decades and more than twenty books....


Gender and Mobility

by Elina Penttinen & Anitta Kynsilehto Rowman & Littlefield International (May 24, 2017)

Our world is characterized by mobility. The number of refugees on the global scale has increased considerably. Meanwhile border control measures and legal avenues for mobility have been severely curbed, and...


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....


A Nation of Immigrants

by John F. Kennedy Harper Perennial (May 23, 2017)

Throughout his presidency, John F. Kennedy was passionate about the issue of immigration reform. He believed that America is a nation of people who value both tradition and the exploration of new frontiers,...


Dream Hoarders

by Richard V. Reeves Brookings Institution Press (May 23, 2017)

America is becoming a class-based society.

It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity...


Bitter and Sweet

by Ellen Oxfeld University of California Press (May 23, 2017)

Less than a half century ago, China experienced a cataclysmic famine, which was particularly devastating in the countryside. For older people in rural areas, food now symbolizes everything from misery and extreme...


Jailcare

by Carolyn Sufrin University of California Press (May 23, 2017)

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation’s jails every year.  What happens to them as they gestate their pregnancies in a space of punishment?  Based on ethnographic fieldwork and clinical work...


Prophets and Patriots

by Ruth Braunstein University of California Press (May 23, 2017)

In the wake of the Great Recession and rising discontent with government responsiveness to ordinary citizens, participants in two very different groups—a progressive faith-based community organization and...


Warnings

by Richard A. Clarke & R.P. Eddy Ecco (May 23, 2017)

Millions of lives lost to catastrophes—natural and man-made—could have been saved by the advance warnings of experts. Can we find those prescient people before the next catastrophe strikes? Two CEOs and...


On Europe

by Margaret Thatcher William Collins (May 18, 2017)

First published in her pioneering treatise Statecraft, the opinions and projections of the former Prime Minister on Europe remain potent and resoundingly prophetic.

Margaret Thatcher foresaw the European Union...


Gender and Informal Institutions

by Georgina Waylen Rowman & Littlefield International (May 16, 2017)

Informal norms and political practices can act to facilitate or block changes to formal rules, with important consequences for efforts to promote gender equality. In this book, leading scholars develop sophisticated...


Examining Genocides

by Michael P. Jasinski Rowman & Littlefield International (May 16, 2017)

Mass killing through genocide haunts humanity as one of the most horrific forms of warfare. Scholars seek to understand what causes such violence, but it is still difficult to predict the onset of genocide....


A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

by Allyson Jule Multilingual Matters (May 16, 2017)

In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those new to the subject. Students will gain a thorough grounding...


The Vanishing American Adult

by Ben Sasse St. Martin's Press (May 16, 2017)

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat...


Islamic Modernities in Southeast Asia

by Leonie Schmidt Rowman & Littlefield International (May 16, 2017)

What does it mean to be a modern Muslim today? In contemporary discourse Islam and modernity are often presented as each other’s opposites in media and popular culture.

Southeast Asia has a large Muslim population,...


Abusive Endings

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz & Martin D. Schwartz University of California Press (May 16, 2017)

Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to women’s health and well-being today—abuse at the hands of their partners. The authors...


Trespassers?

by Willow Lung-Amam University of California Press (May 16, 2017)

Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past several decades, the region's booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth,...


The Flight

by Dan Hampton William Morrow (May 16, 2017)

"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." — WALL STREET JOURNAL • From "one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history"* comes a masterful account of Charles Lindbergh’s death-defying nonstop...


The Anthem Companion to Auguste Comte

by Andrew Wernick Anthem Press (May 15, 2017)

For most of the twentieth century, Auguste Comte, a controversial but highly influential nineteenth-century figure, and his vast treatises on positive philosophy, politics and religion were disregarded and largely...


The End of Development

by Andrew Brooks Zed Books (May 15, 2017)

Why did some countries grow rich while others remained poor?

Human history unfolded differently across the globe. The world is separated in to places of poverty and prosperity. Tracing the long arc of human...


Peru

by John Crabtree & Francisco Durand Zed Books (May 15, 2017)

While leftist governments have been elected across Latin America, this ‘Pink Tide’ has so far failed to reach Peru. Instead, the corporate elite remains firmly entrenched, and the left continues to be marginalised....


The Dream Is Lost

by Julian Maxwell Hayter The University Press of Kentucky (May 15, 2017)

Once the capital of the Confederacy and the industrial hub of slave-based tobacco production, Richmond, Virginia has been largely overlooked in the context of twentieth century urban and political history. By...


Living Sustainably

by A. Whitney Sanford The University Press of Kentucky (May 15, 2017)

In light of concerns about food and human health, fraying social ties, economic uncertainty, and rampant consumerism, some people are foregoing a hurried, distracted existence and embracing a mindful way of...


Mirage of Police Reform

by Prof. Robert E. Worden & Sarah J. McLean University of California Press (May 12, 2017)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

In the...


Reagan and the World

by Kyle Longley, Bradley Lynn Coleman, William Hitchcock & Ronald Granieri et al. The University Press of Kentucky (May 12, 2017)

Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan...


Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning

by Dr. Jeffrey Gil Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2017)

‘The Confucius Institute Project’ – consisting of Confucius Institutes and Classrooms, the posting of Chinese language teachers to overseas schools and universities and the Chinese Bridge language competition...