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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...

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Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary

Pages: 332
Format: Paperback

This inspiring book is filled with unforgettable people who challenged and changed their world in remarkable and admirable ways. You'll be introduced to personalities who are living and historical, familiar and unknown, domestic and foreign. Prepare to meet pilots, farmers, missionaries,...
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The Road to Camelot: Inside the Kennedy Campaign

Tom Oliphant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"A must-read for fans of presidential history." - USA TODAY

"Splendid ... a gripping, authoritative campaign history." - The Boston Globe

"Terrific ... a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written...
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The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest

Robert A. Williams · Oxford University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Exploring the history of contemporary legal thought on the rights and status of the West's colonized indigenous tribal peoples, Williams here traces the development of the themes that justified and impelled Spanish, English, and American conquests of the New World.
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The Texas Kickapoo: Keepers of Tradition

John Gesick · Texas Western Press
Pages: 197
Format: Hardcover

The Texas Kickapoo: Keepers of Tradition is Bill Wright's latest photographic study on American Indian tribes in Texas. Historian John Gesick contributes an historical essay that tells the story of the tribe's migration from the woodlands of the northeast to the deserts of Texas...
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Robert K Massie · Random House Inc
Format: Hardcover

In 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow grave near Ekaterinberg, Siberia. Were these the remains of the last tsar and his family, murdered over 70 years before? Pulitzer Prize winner Massie now answers this question, going back to the horrifying moments of the slaughter, and describing...
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Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less: A Handbook for Slashing Gas Prices and Solving Our Energy Crisis

Newt Gingrich · Regnery Publishing; UNABRIDGED VERSION--INCLUDES BUMPER STICKER edition
Format: Paperback

New York Times bestselling author, former Speaker of the House, and Fox News political analyst Newt Gingrich has a plan for slashing gas prices and reducing our long-term dependence on foreign oil.Gingrich is famous for taking big, visionary ideas and boiling them down into practical solutions...
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Endangered Mexico: An Environment on the Edge

Joel Simon · Sierra Club Books
Pages: 275
Format: Book

A warning to developing countries everywhere--this comprehensive look at Mexico's environmental crisis shows how a degraded ecosystem gives rise to political turmoil and economic chaos that threaten Mexico's very existence as a state.
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From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

MICHAEL MCFAUL · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration, a revelatory, inside account of U.S.-Russia relations from 1989 to the present
In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely...
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Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America's Public Universities

William G. Bowen · Princeton University Press; First Edition first Printing edition
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happening, and what can be done? Crossing...
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La vida robot.

Joshua Davis · Farrar
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest . . . and a major motion picture In 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University...
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Overreached on all sides : the Freedmen's Bureau administrators in Texas, 1865-1868

William L Richter · Texas A&M University Press
Pages: 436
Format: Book

Richter examines the military occupation of Texas and how the policies of a quasi-military bureau affected the state after the Civil War.
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Made in America: Immigrant Students in Our Public Schools

Laurie Olsen · New Press
Pages: 276
Format: Book

Made in America is a riveting, firsthand portrait of life at Madison High, a prototypical public high school. Laurie Olsen spent two-and-a-half years in the Madison High community attending classes and interviewing teachers, administrators, students, and parents. Through their stories,...
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Rituals Of Blood: Consequences Of Slavery In Two American Centuries

Orlando Patterson · Civitas Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Comprises three new essays by the Harvard scholar and specialist on the history, sociology, and culture of Americans descended from slaves. Patterson argues that male-female relations are now in a state of crisis, finds elements of Christian sacrificial symbolism in the lynching of Afro-American...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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