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Food Chained: How a Few Global Giants Got a Stranglehold on Everything We Eat
Food Chained: How a Few Global Giants Got a Stranglehold on Everything We Eat

Mark Schapiro · Hot Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Sun. Soil. Water. Seed. These are the primordial ingredients for the most essential activity of all on earth: growing food. All of these elements are being changed dramatically under the pressures of corporate consolidation of the food chain, which has been accelerating just as climate...
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Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany
Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany

Nathan Stoltzfus · Yale University Press 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

History has focused on Hitler's use of charisma and terror, asserting that the dictator made few concessions to maintain power. Nathan Stoltzfus, the award-winning author of Resistance of Heart: Intermarriage and the Rosenstrasse Protest in Germany, challenges this notion, assessing...
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Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War
Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War

Mark Danner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Trapped in a forever war by 9/11, in Spiral Mark Danner describes a nation that has been altered in fundamental ways. President Bush declared a war of choice and without an exit plan, and President Obama has proven unable to take the country off what he has called its "permanent war footing."The...
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The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders
The Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders

Carol Turkington · Facts on File
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

This work offers easily accessible information on the many problems and issues surrounding deafness and hearing disorders. Among the subjects covered are clinical terms, parts of the ear, noted hearing specialists and deaf personalities such as Laurent Clerc, Beethoven and Alexander Graham...
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A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State
A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State

Meredith Tax · Bellevue Literary Pr
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"This is the book I've been waiting for - only it's richer, deeper, and more intriguing than I could have imagined. A Road Unforeseen is a major contribution to our understanding of feminism and Islam, of women and the world, and gives me fresh hope for change." - Barbara...
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The Way of the Gun: A Bloody Journey into the World of Firearms
The Way of the Gun: A Bloody Journey into the World of Firearms

Iain Overton · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In this compelling and revelatory book, an investigative journalist explores the lifecycle of the gun - following those who make firearms, sell them, use them, and die by them - with a special emphasis on the United States, to make sense of our complex relationship with these weapons.We...
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The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma
The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma

Delphine Schrank · Nation Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma (Myanmar) Once the shining promise of Southeast Asia, Burma in May 2009 ranks among the world's most repressive and impoverished...
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A passion for leadership : lessons on change and reform from fifty years of public service
A passion for leadership : lessons on change and reform from fifty years of public service

Robert Michael Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale. Across the realms...
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard · Doubleday
Pages: 381
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime...
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The Conservative Case for Trump
The Conservative Case for Trump

Phyllis Schlafly · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From Phyllis Schlafly, the woman whose celebrated classic A Choice Not An Echo (over 3 million copies sold) upended the 1964 Republican Convention, comes a persuasive new argument for a surprising conservative choice: Donald Trump.For the first time since 1980, a significant number of Republicans...
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Clean House: Exposing Our Government's Secrets and Lies
Clean House: Exposing Our Government's Secrets and Lies

Tom Fitton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Corruption Chronicles comes a devastating expose of the scandals of Obama's second term. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton reveals what the largest watchdog agency in America has uncovered in its battles against Obama secrecy.Clean House...
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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay
Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay

Joseph Hickman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The revelatory eyewitness account about Guantánamo Bay - detainees murdered, a secret CIA facility for torture, and the US government cover up - by the Staff Sergeant who felt honor-bound to uncover it.Staff Sergeant Joe Hickman was a loyal member of the armed forces and a proud American...
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The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America
The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

Ai-jen Poo · The New Press, 2015. Â2015
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today's 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders....
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Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All
Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All

Nancy Altman · The New Press
Format: Book

A growing chorus of prominent voices in Congress and elsewhere are calling for the expansion of our Social Security system - people who know that Social Security will not "go broke" and does not add a penny to the national debt. Social Security Works! will amplify these voices...
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Putin country : a journey into the real Russia
Putin country : a journey into the real Russia

Anne Garrels · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 242
Format: eBook

More than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow. The longtime home of the Soviet nuclear program, the Chelyabinsk region contained beautiful lakes, shuttered factories, mysterious...
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