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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine

Bernard Regan · Verso
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The true history of the imperial deal that transformed the Middle East and sealed the fate of PalestineOn November 2, 1917, the British government, represented by Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour, declared that they were in favor of "the establishment in Palestine of a national home...
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The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity

Sally Kohn · Algonquin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

At a moment when we are facing an epidemic of incivility and hate - with divisive political speech, online trolling, and hate crimes escalating - popular CNN commentator Sally Kohn sets out to discover why we hate and how can stop it. As a progressive commentator on Fox News and now CNN,...
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Fascism

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT · Harper
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most admired international leaders, comes a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace. At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many,...
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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Timothy Snyder · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the author of On Tyranny comes a stunning new chronicle of the rise of authoritarianism from Russia to Europe and America.With the end of the Cold War, the victory of liberal democracy was thought to be final. Observers declared the end of history, confident in a peaceful, globalized...
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New Power: How Movements Build, Businesses Thrive, and Ideas Catch Fire in Our Hyperconnected World

JEREMY HEIMANS · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From two visionary thinkers and practitioners comes a big idea about how power works differently in our hyperconnected age.Why do some leap ahead while others fall behind in today's chaotic, connected world? In New Power, Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms confront the biggest stories of our age--the...
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The Beekeeper:Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

DUNYA MIKHAIL · New Directions
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The true story of a beekeeper who risks his life to rescue enslaved women from DaeshSince 2014, Daesh (ISIS) has been brutalizing the Yazidi people of northern Iraq: sowing destruction, killing those who won't convert to Islam, and enslaving young girls and women.The Beekeeper,...
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Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

Eileen McNamara · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family's most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping...
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How to Be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest

Sarah Corbett · Random House UK
Pages: 305
Format: Hardcover

How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: using the process of "making" to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect change. Sarah Corbett shares her journey from burnt-out activist, tired of marching, confrontation and demonizing...
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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I Hitchcock · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

An original and penetrating assessment of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, showing Ike's enormous influence on modern America, the Cold War, and on the presidency itself.In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind...
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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

Anthony Ray Hinton · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine...
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