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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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Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America

Seth Abramson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, the full, explosive record of the unthinkable: how a US president compromised American foreign policy in exchange for the promise of future business and covert election assistance.Looking back at this moment in history, historians will ask if Americans knew they were...
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Race Is about Politics: Lessons from History

Jean-Frédéric Schaub · Princeton University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

How the history of racism without visible differences between people challenges our understanding of the history of racial thinkingRacial divisions have returned to the forefront of politics in the United States and European societies, making it more important than ever to understand race...
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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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Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace

Laurence Leamer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Where Trump Learned to RuleTo know Donald J. Trump it is best to start in his natural habitat: Palm Beach, Florida. It is here he learned the techniques that took him all the way to the White House. Painstakingly, over decades, he has created a world in this exclusive tropical enclave and favorite...
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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Stephanie Land · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. "My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter."While the gap between upper middle-class...
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present

David Treuer · Riverhead Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history--and counter-narrative--of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.The received idea of Native American history--as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee--has been that American Indian...
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Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

Cliff Sims · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first honest insider's account of the Trump administration. After standing at Donald Trump's side on Election Night, Cliff Sims joined him in the West Wing as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy.He soon found himself pulled into the President's...
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Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War

Tony Wood · Verso
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

How the West's obsession with Vladimir Putin prevents it from understanding RussiaIt is impossible to think of Russia today without thinking of Vladimir Putin. More than any other major national leader, he personifies his country in the eyes of the outside world, and dominates Western...
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Six by Ten: Stories from Solitary

Taylor Pendergrass · Haymarket Books
Pages: 345
Format: Paperback

Six by ten feet. That's the average size of the cells in which tens of thousands of people incarcerated in the United States linger for weeks, months, and even decades in solitary confinement. With little stimulation and no meaningful human contact, these individuals struggle to preserve...
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