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The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic

BENJAMIN CARTER HETT · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happenWhy did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf...
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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David A Neiwert · Verso
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United StatesJust as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "alt-right"...
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It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism

Thomas E Mann · Basic Books
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Hyperpartisanship has gridlocked the American government. Congress's approval ratings are at record lows, and both Democrats and Republicans are disgusted by the government's inability to get anything done. In It's Even Worse than It Looks, Congressional scholars Thomas E. Mann and Norman...
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When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

Jeffrey A Engel · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

Based on unprecedented access to previously classified documents and dozens of interviews with key policymakers, here is the untold story of how George H. W. Bush faced a critical turning point of history - the end of the Cold War. The end of the Cold War was the greatest shock to international...
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A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

KEVIN PERAINO · Crown
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A gripping narrative of the Truman Administration's response to the fall of Nationalist China and the triumph of Mao Zedong's Communist forces in 1949--an extraordinary political revolution that continues to shape East Asian politics to this day. In the opening months of 1949, U.S. President...
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A to Zoo, Supplement to the Ninth Edition: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 9th Edition

Rebecca L Thomas · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

"A to Zoo" is a beloved favorite of children's librarians everywhere, providing easy subject access that helps you build your collection and enhance programs and reading lists for young children. Covering children's picture books published in 2014 and 2015, this supplement...
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The Souls of Black Folk

W E B Du Bois · Restless Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Restless Classics presents The Souls of Black Folk: W. E. B. Du Bois's seminal work of sociology, with searing insights into our complex, corrosive relationship with race and the African-American consciousness. Reconsidered for the era of Obama, Trump, and Black Lives Matter, the new edition...
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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC's Hardball.With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America's...
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The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Rick Smolan · Against All Odds Productions
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the bestselling Day in the Life series comes an extraordinary illustrated book focusing on oppressed groups in the United States. The Good Fight vividly depicts the human face of America's sporadically violent, often triumphant, always risky struggle to fulfill...
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The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Jared Yates Sexton · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

On June 14, 2016, Jared Yates Sexton reported from a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the first journalists to attend these rallies and give mainstream readers an idea of the raw anger that occurred there, Sexton found himself in the center of a maelstrom. Following...
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One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps

ANDREA PITZER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, haunting, and profoundly moving history of modernity's greatest tragedy: concentration campsFor over 100 years, at least one concentration camp has existed somewhere on Earth. First used as battlefield strategy, camps have evolved with each passing decade, in the scope...
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The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism?and How Trump Can Drain It

ERIC BOLLING · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

The Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!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 an infuriating, amusing,...
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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

ALFRED MCCOY · Haymarket Books
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

In a completely original analysis, prize-winning historian Alfred W. McCoy explores America's rise as a world power - from the 1890s through the Cold War - and its bid to extend its hegemony deep into the twenty-first century through a fusion of cyberwar, space warfare, trade pacts, and military...
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The 1952 Presidential Election

Gary Donaldson · Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Format: Book

"In this book, Gary Donaldson argues that the 1952 presidential election, which exposed deep internal divisions on the left and the right, set the stage for the current U.S. political landscape. This book will prove an invaluable resource to readers, students, and scholars interested...
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