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Obama : the call of history

Peter Baker · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself,...
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Palestine: The Reality: The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration

JMN Jeffries · Olive Branch Pr
Pages: 758
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive history and analysis of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, published in the run up to its 100th anniversary.First published by Longman Green, London, this book had a short life; the entire stock and the publisher's premises were destroyed by the German blitz in 1941. The Balfour...
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Real American: A Memoir

JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A fearless debut memoir in which beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims pulls no punches in her recollections of growing up a biracial black woman in America.Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly...
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The Retreat of Western Liberalism

Edward Luce · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

In his widely acclaimed book Time to Start Thinking, Financial Times chief US columnist and commentator Edward Luce charted the course of America's relative decline, proving to be a prescient voice on our current social and political turmoil. In The Retreat of Western Liberalism, Luce...
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The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics

David Goodhart · Hurst
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

A robust and timely investigation into the political and moral fault-lines that divide Brexit Britain and Trump's America -- and how a new settlement may be achieved.Several decades of greater economic and cultural openness in the West have not benefited all our citizens. Among those...
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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.Of the crucial men close to President Lincoln,...
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State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel

Thomas Suárez · Interlink Pub Group
Pages: 418
Format: Paperback

This new book shows how the use of terror by supporters of the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine was systematic, routine, and accepted by Jewish leaders as necessary to achieve their aims. At the height of the British Mandate in Palestine, terrorist acts were carried out at a frequency...
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The Unmaking of the President 2016: The Case Against FBI Director James Comey and How He Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency

LANNY J DAVIS · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A longtime Washington insider argues that there was one determining factor that threw the election to Donald Trump: FBI Director James Comey's October 28th letter to Congress, sent during the crucial eleven days before election day on November 8, 2016.During the week of October 24, 2016,...
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Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals

JEREMY MCCARTER · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revolution, a stunning group portrait of five American radicals fighting for their ideals as the country goes mad around them Where do we find our ideals? What does it mean to live for them - and to risk dying for them?...
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The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

VALERIE M HUDSON · Columbia University Press
Pages: 456
Format: Paperback

Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was the impetus behind the 2010 Quadrennial Diplomatic and Development Review of U.S. foreign policy,...
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