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You Welcomed Me: Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us

Kent Annan · IVP Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

"Wait, Dad. Are we for them or against them?" Kent Annan was talking with his eight-year-old son about the immigrant and refugee crises around the world. His son's question, innocent enough in the moment, is writ large across our society today. How we answer it, Annan says,...
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A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow

Joshua S. Goldstein · PublicAffairs
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The first book to offer a proven, fast, inexpensive, practical way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and prevent catastrophic climate change. As climate change quickly approaches a series of turning points that guarantee disastrous outcomes, a solution is hiding in plain sight. Several countries...
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Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design

BESS WILLIAMSON · NYU Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A history of design that is often overlooked - until we need it Have you ever hit the big blue button to activate automatic doors? Have you ever used an ergonomic kitchen tool? Have you ever used curb cuts to roll a stroller across an intersection? If you have, then you've benefited...
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The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America

Jack Kelly · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Pay attention, because The Edge of Anarchy not only captures the flickering Kinetoscopic spirit of one of the great Labor-Capital showdowns in American history, it helps focus today's great debates over the power of economic concentration and the rights and futures of American...
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We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages and Ransom

Joel Simon · Columbia Global Reports
Pages: 189
Format: Paperback

Starting in late 2012, Westerners working in Syria -- journalists and aid workers -- began disappearing without a trace. A year later the world learned they had been taken hostage by the Islamic State. Throughout 2014, all the Europeans came home, first the Spanish, then the French, then...
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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

KAMALA HARRIS · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country.Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking...
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Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States

Tony Platt · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system reveals how the past bleeds into the present. Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots...
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Memes to Movements: How the World's Most Viral Media Is Changing Social Protest and Power

An Xiao Mina · Beacon Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A global exploration of internet memes as agents of pop culture, politics, protest, and propaganda on- and offline, and how they will save or destroy us all.Memes are the street art of the social web. Using social media-driven movements as her guide, technologist and digital media scholar...
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Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia's History

Sunil S. Amrith · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From a MacArthur "Genius," a bold new perspective on the history of Asia, highlighting the long quest to tame its watersAsia's history has been shaped by her waters. In Unruly Waters, historian Sunil Amrith reimagines Asia's history through the stories of its rains, rivers,...
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The Make-or-Break Year: Solving the Dropout Crisis One Ninth Grader at a Time

Emily Krone Phillips · The New Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"A remarkable book." - Washington PostAn entirely fresh approach to ending the high school dropout crisis is revealed in this groundbreaking chronicle of unprecedented transformation in a city notorious for its "failing schools" In eighth grade, Eric thought he was going...
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