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Reagan: An American Journey

Bob Spitz · Penguin Press
Pages: 880
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.

More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable...
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Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy

JEFF PEGUES · Prometheus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A CBS correspondent presents an in-depth examination of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and measures to protect US voting systems against future cyber attacks.In this compelling account of how the Russians hacked the 2016 election, CBS News Justice and Homeland Security...
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The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Lisa Pace Vetter · NYU Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Recovering the powerful and influential contributions of women from the nation's formative years.The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists traces the significance of Frances Wright, Harriet Martineau, Angelina and Sarah Grimké, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton,...
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One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History

Ted Cruz · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead in a West Texas hunting lodge, filling his seat on the Supreme Court became a central-and perhaps the deciding-issue in the 2016 presidential election. For many Americans, it was the most important reason to choose Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton....
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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

John Stubbs · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

A rich and riveting portrait of the man behind Gulliver's Travels, by a "vivid, ardent, and engaging" author (New York Times Book Review) .Jonathan Swift's world-famous books -- from Gulliver's Travels to A Modest Proposal -- are unparalleled in their piercing critique...
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The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Rights Movements; Conversations Between an MLK Jr. Confidant and a Modern-Day Activist

Kevin Shird · Apollo Publishers
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

Extraordinary conversations between a confidant of Martin Luther King Jr. and a modern-day activist leads to the game-changing realizations that a second-wave civil rights movement is unfolding and that we must embrace the lessons of the past to effect lasting change. In Montgomery, AL, one of the most...
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Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

Sierra Crane Murdoch · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it - an urgent work of literary journalism.

"I don't know a more complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a more...
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The #MeToo Movement

Laurie Collier Hillstrom · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 149
Format: Hardcover

This volume provides a concise but authoritative overview of the #MeToo Movement and its enormous impact on American society, from the studios of Hollywood to factories, campuses, and offices across the country.


* Provides entries devoted to individual events as well as milestones

*...

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

BRUCE W JENTLESON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In the twentieth century, great leaders played vital roles in making the world a fairer and more peaceful place. How did they do it? What lessons can be drawn for the twenty-first-century global agenda?

Those questions are at the heart of The Peacemakers, a kind of global edition...

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ASSAD, OR WE BURN THE COUNTRY : how one family's lust for power destroyed syria

SAM DAGHER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking account of the Syrian Civil War that offers never-before published details about the origins and persistence of the 21st century's worst humanitarian disaster

In spring 2011, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turned to his friend and army commander, Manaf Tlass, for advice...
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