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CONTE NTS FEATUR E D TITLE S WHY NATIONS FAIL by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 OPEN BORDERS TO A REVOLUTION Edited by Jaime Marroquín Arredondo, Adela Pineda Franco and Magdalena Mieri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SHAPING OUR NATION by Michael Barone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 GENERATION ROE by Sarah Erdreich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 COOL WAR by Noah Feldman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT by David Graeber. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 THE PATH TO HOPE by Stéphane Hessel and Edgar Morin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 REIMAGINING EQUALITY by Anita Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 THE VICTORY LAB by Sasha Issenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 BROKERS OF DECEIT by Rashid Khalidi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF DIXIE by Bruce Levine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 EMBERS OF WAR by Fredrik Logevall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 DRIFT by Rachel Maddow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 THOMAS JEFFERSON by Jon Meacham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 COMING APART by Charles Murray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 OUT OF ORDER by Sandra Day O’Connor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 TO MOVE THE WORLD by Jeffrey D. Sachs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM? by Hedrick Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 OUR POLITICAL NATURE by Avi Tuschman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 RED INK by David Wessel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
SUB JECT CATEG OR I E S American History, Politics, Society. . . . . . . . 42 African History, Politics, and Society. . . . . .49 Asian History, Politics, and Society . . . . . . .49 European History, Politics, and Society . . 50 Institutions and Public Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 International Studies and Foreign Policy . . 53 Latin American History, Politics, and Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Law and Legal Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Media Issues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Middle East History, Politics, and Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Political Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Politics of the Environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 Russian and Eastern European History, Politics, and Society . . . . . . . . . . . 62 General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
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WHY NATIONS FAIL The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
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By Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
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rilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor—why are nations divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Or perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. Instead, Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or lack of it). Korea, as described in the book, is a remarkably homogeneous nation, yet the people of North Korea are among the poorest on earth while their brothers and sisters in South Korea are among the richest. While the south forged a society that created incentives, rewarded innovation, and allowed everyone to participate in economic opportunities, the people of the north have endured decades of famine, political repression, and very different economic institutions—with no end in sight. Based on fifteen years of original research, Acemoglu and Robinson marshall extraordinary historical evidence from the Roman Empire, the Mayan city-states, medieval Venice, the Soviet Union, Latin America, England, Europe, the United States, and Africa to build a new theory of political economy with great relevance for the big questions of today, including: • China has built an authoritarian growth machine. Will it continue to grow at such high speed and overwhelm the West? • Are America’s best days behind it? Are we moving from a virtuous circle in which efforts by elites to aggrandize power are resisted, to a vicious one that enriches and empowers a small minority? • What is the most effective way to help move billions of people from the rut of poverty to prosperity? More philanthropy from the wealthy nations of the West? Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson's breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions?
Why Nations Fail will change the way your students look at—and understand—the world. “Why Nations Fail is a truly awesome book. Acemoglu and Robinson tackle one of the most important problems in the social sciences—a question that has bedeviled leading thinkers for centuries—and offer an answer that is brilliant in its simplicity and power. A wonderfully readable mix of history, political science, and economics, this book will change the way we think about economic development. Why Nations Fail is a must-read book.” —Steven Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics
About the Authors: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson DARON ACEMOGLU is the Killian Professor of Economics at MIT. In 2005, he received the John Bates Clark Medal awarded to economists under forty judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. JAMES A. ROBINSON, a political scientist and an economist, is the David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University. A world-renowned expert on Latin America and Africa, he has worked in Botswana, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, and South Africa.
Excerpt from Why Nations Fail This book is about the huge differences in incomes and standards of living that separate the rich countries of the world, such as the United States, Great Britain, and Germany, from the poor, such as those in sub-Saharan Africa, Central America, and South Asia. As we write this preface, North Africa and the Middle East have been shaken by the “Arab Spring” started by the so-called Jasmine Revolution, which was initially ignited by public outrage over the selfimmolation of a street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, on December 17, 2010. By January 14, 2011, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who had ruled Tunisia since 1987, had stepped down, but far from abating, the revolutionary fervor against the rule of privileged elites in Tunisia was getting stronger and had already spread to the rest of the Middle East. Hosni Mubarak, who had ruled Egypt with a tight grip for almost thirty years, was ousted on February 11, 2011. The fates of the regimes in Bahrain, Libya, Syria, and Yemen are unknown as we complete this preface. The roots of discontent in these countries lie in their poverty. The average Egyptian has an income level of around 12 percent of the average citizen of the United States and can expect to live ten fewer years; 20 percent of the population is in dire poverty. Though these differences are significant, they are actually quite small compared with those between the United States and the poorest countries in the world, such as North Korea, Sierra Leone, and Zimbabwe, where well over half the population lives in poverty. Why is Egypt so much poorer than the United States? What are the constraints that keep Egyptians from becoming more prosperous? Is the poverty of Egypt immutable, or can it be eradicated? A natural way to start thinking about this is to look at what the Egyptians themselves are saying about the problems they face and why they rose up against the Mubarak regime. Noha Hamed, twenty-four, a worker at an advertising agency in Cairo, made her views clear as she demonstrated in Tahrir Square: “We are suffering from corruption, oppression and bad education. We are living amid a corrupt system which has to change.” Another in the square, Mosaab El Shami, twenty, a pharmacy student, concurred: “I hope that by the end of this year we will have an elected government and that universal freedoms are applied and that we put an end to the corruption that has taken over this country.” The protestors in Tahrir Square spoke with one voice about the corruption of the government, its inability to deliver public services, and the lack of equality of opportunity in their country. They particularly complained about repression and the absence of political rights. As Mohamed ElBaradei, former director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, wrote on Twitter on January 13, 2011, “Tunisia: repression + absence of social justice + denial of channels for peaceful change = a ticking bomb.” Egyptians and Tunisians both saw their economic problems as being fundamentally caused by their lack of political rights. When the protestors started to formulate their demands more systematically, the first twelve immediate demands posted by Wael Khalil, the software engineer and blogger who emerged as one of the leaders of the Egyptian protest movement, were all focused on political change. Issues such as raising the minimum wage appeared only among the transitional demands that were to be implemented later. To Egyptians, the things that have held them back include an ineffective and corrupt state and a society where they cannot use their talent, ambition, ingenuity, and what education they can get. But they also recognize that the roots of these problems are political. All the economic impediments they face stem from the way political power in Egypt is exercised and monopolized by a narrow elite. This, they understand, is the first thing that has to change.
Excerpt Copyright © 2012 from Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Crown Publishers, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC, New York.
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OPEN BORDERS TO A REVOLUTION Culture, Politics, and Migration Edited by Jaime Marroquín Arredondo, Adela Pineda Franco, and Magdalena Mieri
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press HC | 978-1-935623-12-0 | 270pp. $39.95/$46.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $20.00
pen Borders to a Revolution investigates the Mexican Revolution’s immediate as well as long-lasting effects on diplomacy, politics, intellectual thought, art, and popular culture. It assesses the Revolution’s impact on U.S. political and economic interests in Mexico during crucial periods in history, and wonders about the allure of the Revolution for so many American intellectuals and artists since its outbreak. Open Borders to a Revolution inquires into the role of popular culture and the mass media in shaping the image of the Mexican Revolution, which became highly significant for the Americans left. The book also addresses the question of why this revolutionary image constituted a palliative for Americans’ troubles during certain periods of economic anxiety, and why its memory was reconfigured by Mexicans living in the United States for diverse political, socio-economic, or cultural reasons. Despite having divergent approaches and pertaining to different academic disciplines, the collaborators in this volume highlight the importance of culture not only as a differentiated intellectual endeavor but also as an important symbolic dimension of politics, and as the lived experience of the everyday. Many of these essays map out a political terrain for the study of culture, and question the conventional binary logic (north/south, self/other, center/borders) through which the U.S.-Mexico relations have been approached. The volume stresses the theoretical dimension of “borders” as a privileged locus of enunciation from where to unfold a critique of pristine national signs. It is organized in two sections, each one with a particular view of the concept of borders. The first section, “Traveling Borders,” deals with transnational cultural events, artistic works and collaborations, as well as political debates that have been rightly considered prime examples of the Mexican Revolution presence and relevance in the U.S. These essays inquire into those Mexican or American intellectuals traveling back and forth from their countries by virtue of the centripetal and centrifugal forces unleashed by the Revolution. The second section, “Living Borders,” explores specific borderland practices and events; it deals with particular subjects and experiences, those taking place in the fringes of nationhood. These perspectives challenge the conventional approaches to the U.S.-Mexico border and enable a better understanding of the Revolution.
About the Editors: Jaime Marroquín Arredondo, Adela Pineda Franco, and Magdalena Mieri JAIME MARROQUÍN ARREDONDO is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at The George Washington University (Washington, D.C.). He is the author of La Historia de los Prejuicios en América: La Conquista (2007). ADELA PINEDA FRANCO is an Associate Professor of Spanish American literature in the Department of Romance Studies and the Latin American Studies Program at Boston University. She is the author of Geopolíticas de la Cultura Finisecular en Buenos Aires, París y México: Las Revistas Literarias y el Modernismo (2006). MAGDALENA MIERI is currently the Director of the Program in Latino History and Culture at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
A Message from the Editors The iconic images and biographies of Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa have somewhat fixed the historical imagination of the Mexican Revolution inside both Mexico and the United States as a failed struggle of the Mexican peasant and working classes to achieve what the Zapatista Army motto so aptly synthesize: land and freedom. Without challenging the fundamental truth of this overarching narrative we decided that, after one hundred years of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution, it was necessary to recover and reevaluate the complex symbolic processes that shaped the Unites States’ perception, memory and imagination of the Mexican Revolution. Open Borders to a Revolution reminds its readers that the U.S.-Mexico border was a key historical scenario where some of the Revolution’s major political, economic, social, and military developments took place. More importantly, it highlights the importance of as an important symbolic dimension of politics and as the lived experience of the everyday. It also questions the conventional binary logic through which U.S.-Mexico relations have been approached (north/south, self/other, center/borders). By challenging a clear-cut “American” imaginary of the “Mexican” Revolution, and foregrounding the experiences of borderland subjects, our book provides different models for a new conception of U.S.-Mexico history. It unveils the evident trans-nationality and cross-nationality of nationhood, and challenges the widely accepted imagined boundaries of modern Mexican and even American identities. Our students are always surprised and challenged by the trans-nationality of both Mexican and American identities. This book helps to understand the importance of “borders” to unveil the contradictions involved in the conventional American national discourse, which is still based on an unsustainable binary logic (the civilized “American” self against the “Mexican” other). Aside from the specificity of territorial frontiers, the notion of “borders” also involves social and cultural experiences, like the political aspects of territorial border control, the shifting realities of borders, and the imaginaries through which they have been experienced. Through a investigation of the historical processes, cultural enterprises, social, cultural, and political experiences that took place on the fringes of nationhood and shaped the American imagination of the Mexican Revolution, Open Borders privileges the perspectives of “hybrid” subjects, and challenges the binary logic of national histories and identities. It shows that the Mexican Revolution relevance in the U.S. is best understood as a complex network of living intersections that even today continue to unite and confront the two nations. We believe that only through such an approach is it possible to reclaim a place for the memory of this otherwise frozen Revolution. Jaime Marroquín Arredondo and Adela Pineda Franco
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SHAPING OUR NATION How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics By Michael Barone
Do not order before 10/1/2013 10/1/2013. Crown Forum | HC | 978-0-307-46151-3 | 320pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 Also Available: e-Book: 978-0-307-46153-7 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
ew York Times bestselling author, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Fox News contributor Michael Barone reveals the power and lasting influence of M migrations on American history, economics, politics, and culture m over the last three centuries. o Four hundred years ago, students would find most of the F concentrations of population—China, India, the Muslim world, co Western Europe, and Russia—very familiar. But North America W then was vastly different from today. It was not vacant, but Indian th ci civilizations had only the slightest of connections to the societies of E Europe and Asia, and their peoples were to suffer from enormous d depopulation due to diseases for which they had no immunity. In their place today, in vivid contrast with the years around 1600, is a nation with 5 percent of the world’s population that produces 25 percent of its economic product and deploys more than 50 percent p of its military capacity, a nation in which only 1 percent of its o current population claims ancestry from the peoples variously cu called American Indians or Native Americans. The United States is ca b by definition the cumulative product of successive migrations, first fr from across the oceans and then also within the nation itself. SShaping Our Nation tells the story of how surges of migration of great magnitude shaped and reshaped America.
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HARD AMERICA, SOFT AMERICA Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation’s Future In this groundbreaking analysis, Michael Barone reveals how the divide between “Hard America” (defined by competition and accountability) and “Soft America” (which tries to shield us from those rigors) explains the state of everything from our economy to our schools, military, government, and beyond. Crown Forum | TR | 978-1-4000-5324-7 | 192pp. $12.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-4000-8119-6 | $9.99/$12.99 Can.
About the Author: Michael Barone MICHAEL BARONE is a senior writer with U.S. News & World Report and a contributor to Fox News Channel. He is the principal coauthor of the biannual Almanac of American Politics and the author of Our Country, The New Americans, and Hard America, Soft America.
Excerpt from Shaping Our Nation I was inspired by the picture painted by historian Walter McDougall in the first pages of his magisterial history of the United States from 1829 to 1877: He described that if you could be transported back in time four hundred years and view the world in 1600, you would find most of the concentrations of population very similar to todayâ€™s. There were great population masses in Ming China and Mogul India, a Muslim world of many varieties and schisms, a western Europe of fertile farms and trading ports, and a Russia expanding from its Muscovite base. In the Western Hemisphere there were the vast populations of Aztecs and Incas in the Mesoamerican and South American cordillera ruled by a thin layer of Spanish soldiers and priests. But North America then was very different from today. It was not vacant, as the writer Charles C. Mann has informed us in his wonderful books 1491 and 1493; Indian farming and hunting civilizations of various degrees of advancement had developed there over centuries. But these civilizations had only the slightest of connections to the more advanced societies of Europe and Asia, and their peoples were soon to suffer from enormous depopulation due to diseases for which they had no immunity. In their place today, in vivid contrast with the years around 1600, is a nation with 5 percent of the worldâ€™s population that produces 25 percent of its economic product and deploys more than 50 percent of its military capacity, a nation in which only 1 percent of its current population claims ancestry from the peoples variously called American Indians or Native Americans. The peopling of the United States is one of the most important stories of the last five hundred years, a story of successive surges of migration, across the oceans and across the continent. It is often said that in the past quarter century America has become culturally diverse. But it was culturally diverse from its colonial beginnings, and each successive surge of migration has changed the cultural and ethnic and political balance of the country. Americans have learned not only to cope but even to prosper as a nation with cultural variety, but that diversity has also led to grave and seemingly irrepressible conflict. The history of American migrations is a story of surprises: few anticipated when these surges of migration would begin and even fewer predicted that they would abruptly end, as most did. That may be especially relevant, as this is written, for the vast Latino migration of the quarter century from 1982 to 2007 seems to have tapered off sharply, with net migration from Mexico apparently below zero, while internal migration sharply slowed with the onset of recession in 2007, as it did even more sharply in the economic depression of the 1930s. This apparent pause in American migrations, immigrant and internal, may provide an unusually good vantage point for looking back on the migrations of the past and trying to imagine the character and magnitude of the American migrations of the future.
Excerpt Copyright ÂŠ 2013 from Shaping Our Nation by Michael Barone.. All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Crown Forum, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC, New York.
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GENERATION ROE Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement
By Sarah Erdreich
ne-third of all American women will have an abortion by the time they are 45, and most of those women are already m mothers. Yet, the topic remains taboo. In this provocative book on th the heels of the Planned Parenthood controversy, Sarah Erdreich pr presents the antidote to the usual abortion debates. Inextricably connected to issues of autonomy, privacy, and In sexuality, the abortion debate remains home base for the culture se wars in America. Yet, there is more common ground than meets w the eye in favor of choice. Generation Roe delves into phenomena th su such as “abortion-recovery counseling,” “crisis pregnancy ce centers,” and the infamous anti-choice “black children are an en endangered species” billboards. It tells the stories of those who risk th their lives to pursue careers in this stigmatized field, and it outlines th the legislative battles that are being waged against abortion rights al all over the country. With an inspiring spirit and a forward-looking ap approach, Erdreich holds abortion up as a moral and fundamental hu human right. “I several sagaciously researched essays, Erdreich presents some “In of the voices of women who choose abortion and why. An honest probing of law, public perception and conscience in the abortion pr debate.” de —Kirkus Reviews Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-458-9 | 272pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Also Available: e-Book: 978-1-60980-459-6 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
“E “Each generation experiences the battles for reproductive choice uniquely. Sarah Erdreich digs into our current terrain—one of crisis pregnancy centers, the lulling effect of Roe, and the introduction of a new cadre of young activists online—to illustrate the morality and urgency that animate the right to abortion.” —Jennifer Baumgardner, author of Manifesta and Abortion & Life “Sarah Erdreich zeroes in on the central paradox of abortion in America: One in three women will have at least one abortion by menopause, but the anti-choice movement is scoring victory after victory. Stigma and shame—and, let's not forget, fear of antichoice violence—keep too many women from speaking out even as their rights are whittled away. Can the young activists of Generation Roe revitalize the pro-choice movement? If you want to know what they’re thinking, this book is a great place to begin.” —Katha Pollitt
About the Author: Sarah Erdreich Women’s health advocate and writer SARAH ERDREICH has been identified as a leading pro-choice activist by Newsweek, and her incisive writings on abortion rights have been noted by Jezebel, Feministing, and the National Partnership for Women and Families. She has worked for several prominent pro-choice organizations, and has been published in On The Issues, Lilith, Feminists for Choice, and RH Reality Check. She has also worked editorially with the magazines HUES and Teen Voice. Generation Roe is her first book.
A Message from the Author In the spring of 2008, I was living in Washington, D.C., and working as a freelance editor. I enjoyed the work, but missed having someone besides my dog to talk with during the day. So when I came across a job posting for part-time work on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, I jumped at the opportunity. I had never worked in the reproductive rights field, but I had always believed that women should have the right to choose: I grew up in a politically liberal town (Ann Arbor) in a politically liberal family, where I took lots of rights for granted. And I thought that I knew plenty about abortion before I began working on the NAF hotline: the legendary court cases, the anti-choice violence, the reasons that a woman would make this choice. But working on the hotline was a real eye-opener. Every day, I heard from women of all racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds that were unable to access a legal medical service because of their income, their lack of reliable transportation, or the restrictions their state placed on abortion care. I ran across an article in The New York Times titled “Where to Pass the Torch.” The article focused on the number of abortion providers, clinic directors, and activists who were approaching retirement age. Who were take their place, the article asked; were there enough younger pro-choice activists to fill the void? I read that article, and realized that I was surrounded by young women and men in their 20s and 30s, who had grown up with legal abortion, and wanted nothing more than to make this their life’s work. I decided that their voices deserved to be heard, that the future of the movement was in my hands as much as anyone else’s, and that a book needed to be written about it. To make Generation Roe a unique perspective on the current pro-choice landscape and what the future holds, I interwove the young with the old, because the movement and the moment are ripe for both: the voices of these young activists, along with their peers in medical and law school, mixed with the stories of clinic directors and providers that have been working in the field for decades. These experiences appear alongside detailed research about abortion provision, legal history, and the intricacies of state law. Just as the laws and history provide context for how abortion has become such a controversial issue, the personal stories make a compelling case for why access is still a fight. The women and men just entering the field also offer an often-overlooked perspective on how reproductive rights are part of a larger social-justice framework. My book explains how access to contraception and comprehensive reproductive health care are issues that affect men as well as women, and how being able to control one’s reproductive choices affects other choices, from education to relationships to career opportunities. It covers the messaging of the anti-choice movement, the failures of mainstream reproductive rights organizations, and the many ways that our culture stigmatizes abortion and the women that choose this procedure. I am thrilled that this book is being included in an academic catalogue, because I wrote it with college students in mind. In many instances, the people profiled in Generation Roe are their peers; they are discussing topics that are a natural fit for university classrooms. Five years after making this issue my mission, I’m still spending too much time alone talking to my dog, but we have a lot more to talk about: forty years after Roe v. Wade, reproductive rights remains the third rail of American politics. Generation Roe presents a new perspective on why this is, and how readers of all beliefs can find common ground. Sarah Erdreich
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COOL WAR The Future of Global Competition
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By Noah Feldman
ool War provides a compelling view of the future political power struggles that await U.S.-China relations and the cconsequent reshaping of the international political landscape. Not unlike the Cold War, which pitted global superpowers against N eeach other for geopolitical control, this new Cool War will have the United States contending with China for ever-shrinking resources U aand increasingly essential alliances. The strains of this coming cconflict are already visible in the tense relations in the Middle East with Israel (U.S. backed) and Iran (Chinese backed) and will soon w extend beyond. Feldman provides an analysis of the future under ex this paradigm, as well as the opportunities and risks that will arise, th aand makes the case for the benefits of competition. Feldman insightfully approaches the difficulties that arise when F gglobal superpowers struggle against each other in the modern world, which is more economically interdependent than ever, and w presents competitive cooperation as the only viable path to peace p aand prosperity for the conflicting nations.
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“W are leaving the era of ‘Chimerica’—when China and America “We were economically joined at the hip—and entering the era of what w Noah Feldman has justly and wittily dubbed ‘Cool War.’ Feldman N anatomizes the rapid transformation of the Sino-American a relationship from an unequal trading partnership into a new and heavily armed ambivalence. Just how cool the conflict stays, Feldman suggests, will be determined not in cyberspace or at sea but in international institutions. Cool War is essential reading for any serious student of the emergent bipolar order in the AsiaPacific region.” —Niall Ferguson, New York Times bestselling author of Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire and Civilization: The West and the Rest “By giving realism and liberal internationalism their due, and by giving credence to both naked self-interest and legal norms, Noah Feldman's dissection of the United States–China relationship is smart, balanced, and wise.” —Robert D. Kaplan, New York Times bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography
About the Author: Noah Feldman NOAH FELDMAN is Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard University and the author of five previous books, most recently Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices (2011). A Senior Fellow of the Society of Fellows at Harvard, Feldman has a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, a law degree from Yale and a doctorate in Islamic thought from Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar. He clerked for Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court. In 2003, he served as senior constitutional advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, and subsequently advised members of the Iraqi Governing Council on the drafting of an interim constitution. He has been a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and is a columnist for Bloomberg View.
A Message from the Author I spent the first decade of the century working on the opposition and synthesis of Islam and democracy, hoping to rethink the Huntington picture of civilizational conflict. Now, the great issues of conflict and cooperation have shifted: U.S. leadership and Western democracy are juxtaposed with China’s global aspirations and its protean, emergent governing system. Struck by the global importance of the U.S. pivot toward Asia, I’ve spent the last three years trying to understand what the new U.S.China relationship means and will mean for geopolitics. Broadly, the central global question of our as-yet-unnamed historical moment is this: Are we on the brink of a new Cold War? The United States is the sole reigning superpower, but it is being challenged by the rising power of China, much as ancient Rome was challenged by Carthage and Britain was challenged by Germany in the years before World War I. Should we therefore think of the United States and China as we once did about the United States and the Soviet Union, two gladiators doomed to an increasingly globalized combat until one side fades? Or are we entering a new period of diversified global economic cooperation in which the very idea of old-fashioned, imperial power politics has become obsolete? Should we see the United States and China as more like France and Germany after World War II, adversaries wise enough to come together in an increasingly close circle of cooperation that draws in neighbors and substitutes economic exchange for geopolitical confrontation? The working answer I’ve reached takes the form of a paradox: the paradox of cool war. The term “cool war” aims to capture two different, mutually contradictory historical developments that are taking place simultaneously. A classic struggle for power is unfolding at the same time as economic cooperation is becoming deeper and more fundamental. Unlike global power struggles of the past, the world’s major power and its leading challenger are today economically interdependent to an unprecedented degree. China needs the United States to continue buying its products. The United States needs China to continue lending it money. Their economic fates are, for the foreseeable future, tied together. Recognizing the overlapping combination of geostrategic conflict and economic interdependence is the key to making sense of what is coming and what options we have to affect it. In the book, I offer diagnosis of our situation, an analysis of the ideas and incentives of China’s leadership, and an account of how nations, corporations, and peace-seeking institutions are likely to react to a changing world order. The complicated interaction between the United States and China will shape war and peace globally and reveal whether the dream of peaceful international cooperation—embodied, albeit shakily, in the European Union—can be extended to countries with less in common. It will determine the future of democracy as a global movement, focus the international strategies of growing powers like India and Brazil, and guide the movements of companies and capital. It will influence the United Nations, the future of international law, and the progress or regress of human rights. Ultimately, like the Cold War before it, this new kind of international engagement will involve every country on earth. Noah Feldman
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THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT A History, a Crisis, a Movement
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emocracy has been the American religion since before the Revolution—from New England town halls to the multicultural democracy of Atlantic pirate ships. But can our current political system, one that seems responsive only to the wealthiest among us and leaves most Americans feeling disengaged, voiceless, and disenfranchised, really be called democratic? And if the tools of our democracy are not working to solve the rising crises we face, how can we—average citizens—make change happen? David Graeber, one of the most influential scholars and activists of his generation, takes students on a journey through the idea of democracy, provocatively reorienting our understanding of pivotal historical moments, and extracting their lessons for today—from the birth of Athenian democracy and the founding of the United States of America to the global revolutions of the twentieth century and the rise of a new generation of activists. Underlying it all is a bracing argument that in the face of increasingly concentrated wealth and power in this country, a reenergized, reconceived democracy—one based on consensus, equality, and broad participation—can yet provide us with the just, free, and fair society we want. The Democracy Project tells the story of the resilience of the democratic spirit and the adaptability of the democratic idea. It offers a fresh take on vital history and an impassioned argument that radical democracy is, more than ever, our best hope.
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DEBT: The First 5,000 Years Winner of the Bateson Book Prize (given by the Society for Cultural Anthropology) “Graeber’s book is a great, provocative text for first year college students, both for its scope and its challenging perspective. I can readily imagine it being taught by anyone with a humanities or social science background, and the ancillary debates in the press and blogs will certainly spur student engagement. The book is just the sort of example of the importance of scholarship for public life that every college student (and many college professors) will be glad to encounter as they dedicate themselves to the life of the mind.” —Dr. Joshua A. Miller, Morgan State University Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-129-4 | 544pp. | $22.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-098-3 | $32.00/$37.00 Can.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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About the Author: David Graeber DAVID GRAEBER teaches anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value; Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar; Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology; Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion, and Desire; and Direct Action: An Ethnography. He has written for Harper’s, The Nation, Mute, and The New Left Review. In 2006, he delivered the Malinowski Memorial Lecture at the London School of Economics, an annual talk that honors “outstanding anthropologists who have fundamentally shaped the study of culture.”
Excerpt from The Democracy Project The Beginning Is Near In March 2011, Micah White, editor of the Canadian magazine Adbusters, asked me to write a column on the possibility of a revolutionary movement springing up in Europe or America. At the time, the best I could think to say is that when a true revolutionary movement does arise, everyone, the organizers included, is taken by surprise. I had recently had a long conversation with an Egyptian anarchist named Dina Makram-Ebeid to that effect, at the height of the uprising at Tahrir Square, which I used to open the column. “The funny thing is,” my Egyptian friend told me, “you’ve been doing this so long, you kind of forget that you can win. All these years, we’ve been organizing marches, rallies. . . . And if only 45 people show up, you’re depressed. If you get 300, you’re happy. Then one day, you get 500,000. And you’re incredulous: on some level, you’d given up thinking that could even happen.” Hosni Mubarak’s Egypt was one of the most repressive societies on earth—the entire apparatus of the state was organized around ensuring that what ended up happening could never happen. And yet it did. So why not here? To be honest, most activists I know go around feeling much like my Egyptian friend used to feel— we organize much of our lives around the possibility of something that we’re not sure we believe could ever really happen. And then it did. Of course in our case, it wasn’t the fall of a military dictatorship, but the outbreak of a mass movement based on direct democracy—an outcome, in its own way, just as long dreamed of by its organizers, just as long dreaded by those who held ultimate power in the country, and just as uncertain in its outcome as the overthrow of Mubarak had been. The story of this movement has been told in countless outlets already, from the Occupy Wall Street Journal to the actual Wall Street Journal, with varying motives, points of view, casts of characters, and degrees of accuracy. In most, my own importance has been vastly overstated. My role was that of a bridge between camps. But my aim in this chapter is not so much to set the historical record straight; or, even, to write a history at all, but rather to give a sense of what living at the fulcrum of such a historical convergence can be like. Much of our political culture, even daily existence, makes us feel that such events are simply impossible (indeed, there is reason to believe that our political culture is designed to make us feel that way). The result has a chilling effect on the imagination. Even those who, like Dina or myself, organized much of our lives, and most of our fantasies and aspirations, around the possibility of such outbreaks of the imagination were startled when such an outbreak actually began to happen. Which is why it’s crucial to begin by underlining that transformative outbreaks of imagination have happened, they are happening, they surely will continue to happen again. The experience of those who live through such events is to find our horizons thrown open; to find ourselves wondering what else we assume cannot really happen actually can. Such events cause us to reconsider everything we thought we knew about the past. This is why those in power do their best to bottle them up, to treat these outbreaks of imagination as peculiar anomalies, rather than the kind of moments from which everything, including their own power, originally emerged. So telling the story of Occupy—even if from just one actor’s point of view—is important; it’s only in the light of the sense of possibility Occupy opened up that everything else I have to say makes sense.
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THE PATH TO HOPE By Stéphane Hessel and Edgar Morin Foreword by Jeff Madrick Translated by Antony Shugaar
he Path to Hope is a short, incisive political tract that criticizes the culture of finance capitalism and calls for
a return to the humanist values of the Enlightenment: equality, liberty, freedom as defined in the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a return to community, mutual respect, freedom from poverty, and an end to theocracy and fundamentalism. The authors argue that a return to these values constitutes “a path to hope,” leading the way out of the present worldwide malaise brought on by economic collapse, moral failure, and an ignorance of history. For the authors, twentieth-century fascism was no mere abstraction—it was a brutal system brought on by a similar malaise, a system they fought against.
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The book is written by two esteemed French thinkers— 94-year-old Stéphane Hessel and 90-year-old Edgar Morin, following on the heels of Hessel’s Indignez-vous! (Time for Outrage!). Both books have become bestsellers in France and throughout Europe. Both have also become foundational documents underpinning the worldwide protest movement, of which Occupy Wall Street is the American subset.
About the Authors: Stéphane Hessel and Edgar Morin STÉPHANE HESSEL was a member of the French Resistance during World War II, a concentration camp survivor, a diplomat, and editor of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. His book Indignez-vous! has sold 3,500,000 copies. EDGAR MORIN is a renowned French philosopher and sociologist who fought in the French Resistance.
A Message from Jeff Madrick, senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute and author of Age of Greed I do not necessarily believe in pluralism for its own sake. It always makes sense for students to understand opposing viewpoints, of course. But reading the many opposing views on key intellectual issues is not always an adequate path to knowledge. Should young students be required to read the works in support of creationism, for example, to understand the pros and cons of evolutionary theory? Or all the efforts to undermine global warming theories? At some point, one has to separate the theories that move beyond superstition, that are grounded in adequate deductive thought, and that are based on available empirical knowledge from those that do not and are not. The social sciences clothe themselves in the virtues of being grounded in deductive thought and empirical knowledge, of course, and that is the problem. How can students broaden their perspectives constructively? Economics in most academic institutions has become especially uniform, if also well-disguised in scientific methodology, and has failed in so many ways that a search for broader views about economic life and how it affects social life, aspirations, true freedom, and for many outright survival, is necessary for college students. The Path to Hope is one of those educated and passionate alternatives to prevailing economic thought, and one of such sweep and urgency that I believe it is extremely useful for students to read it. I would recommend a glance at my own foreword to the book by the eminent ninety-somethings whose experience of modern society began with the French Resistance during World War II. In essence, Stéphane Hessel and Edgar Morin are calling for a new communitarianism. They are also saying traditional economics has failed. How do they justify the claim? As I write in the foreword, they implicitly say just look around you: extreme poverty and inequality, ever more power to the wealthy, advanced economies brought down by dubious financial speculation, and all the tensions that poor economic performance conjure up, including rising ethnic bigotry. Isn’t such bigotry also behind the euro crisis? Look at the slurs that the Greeks have been subjected to. It won’t take long to read Path to Hope, but it will inspire us all. It will open vistas for young people too entrenched in the narrow and often self-serving conventional wisdom of today’s media and the shallow values of much of today’s popular entertainment. Above all, it should lead to more reading—of history, political philosophy, good fiction, and, let us hope, unorthodox social scientists like Hessel and Morin. Jeff Madrick
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REIMAGINING EQUALITY Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
By Anita Hill
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rom the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago, comes Anita Hill’s first book since the bestselling Speaking Truth to Power. A On the twentieth anniversary of the Clarence Thomas confirmation O hearings, where she spoke out against workplace sexual h harassment, Anita Hill turns her attention to the topic of home. As h our country recovers from the subprime mortgage meltdown and o tthe resulting devastation of so many families, communities, and ccities, Hill takes us inside the “crisis of home” we are confronting. A Along the way she exposes its deep roots in race and gender iinequities that continue to haunt the country and imperil every A American’s ability to achieve the American Dream. Reaching back tto the story of her slave ancestors, as well as narrating the stories of iindividuals who are now caught in the crossfire of the current h housing collapse, she invites us into homes across the U.S., from h her grandparent’s homestead in Arkansas to Baltimore’s toughest n neighborhoods. Hill bridges the experiences of women and men sstruggling to make homes in our country and the world of high ffinance and mortgage lending. In this period of recovery and its aaftermath, what is at stake is the inclusive democracy the Constitution promises. The achievement of that ideal, Hill argues, C depends on each American’s ability to secure a place that provides d access to every opportunity our country has to offer. Building on the great strides of the women’s rights and civil rights struggles, Hill presents concrete proposals, which encourage students to broaden their thinking about home and to reimagine equality for America’s future. “In a book that is rigorous and heartfelt, sharply analytical and deeply moving, Anita Hill examines the idea of what ‘home’ means to Americans. Bringing to bear her formidable skills as a scholar of American law, history, and culture, Hill has produced a personal narrative that reaches across color and class to explore how our family homes and our national home are inextricably linked to how we understand achievement, opportunity, and equality.” —Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University
About the Author: Anita Hill ANITA HILL is a professor of social policy, law, and women’s studies at Brandeis University, where she teaches courses on Race and the Law and Gender Equality. After receiving her JD from Yale Law School in 1980, she worked as the attorneyadvisor to Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Department of Education. In 1991, she testified at the Senate confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas. She gained national exposure when her allegations of sexual harassment were made public. She is the author of Speaking Truth to Power, in which she wrote about her experience as a witness in the Thomas hearings. Hill has written widely on issues of race and gender in publications such as The New York Times, Newsweek, the Boston Globe, Critical Race Feminism, and others. She has appeared on Today, 60 Minutes, Meet the Press, and Face the Nation.
A Message from the Author
It’s hard to believe that almost two decades have passed since the dramatic Clarence Thomas Senate confirmation hearing that had such an impact on so many in our nation, including perhaps some of you. I’ve been very proud of the era of heightened awareness and concern about sexual harassment that followed that frankly grueling experience. I have had the privilege of meeting exceptional women and men in nearly every state in the country who seek nothing more than to end behavior, like sexual harassment, that keeps women from reaching their full potential. Some real good did emerge. And I wrote an autobiographical book that some of you may remember, Speaking Truth to Power, back in 1997. For me the positive developments of the recent past are just the beginning. Starting from the premise that a fair and just society is in everyone’s best interest, I have spent a great deal of time studying, researching, and lecturing about how important it is that we strive for full equality in our nation, no matter how difficult an achievement it may seem. I’ve been working on my new book, Reimagining Equality, which reflects my ideas about how we can begin to realize equality for women, for blacks, and, particularly, for black women. In it I look back at my ancestors, and forward, based on my experiences and discoveries since the hearing. I hope you will enjoy the stories and ideas presented here. I wanted to publish this new book on the twentieth anniversary of the hearing—when there will be a fresh round of media and other attention—not only to shine a bright light on the accomplishments of the past twenty years, but also to examine the issues that continue to trouble me and many of you. It’s my hope that this book will help a new generation to better understand and meet the challenges of remaking our society into one that might actually reach the goal of liberty and justice for all. Thank you for your support of my work, past and present, and all best wishes for a successful year. Anita Hill
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THE VICTORY LAB The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
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By Sasha Issenberg
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n The Victory Lab—which Politico has described as “Moneyball for politics”—journalist Sasha Issenberg tells the hidden story of tthe analytical revolution upending the way political campaigns are rrun in the 21st century. The Victory Lab follows the academics and maverick operatives that T have re-engineered a high-stakes industry previously run on little h more than gut instinct and outdated assumptions. With insights m ffrom behavioral psychology and randomized voter experiments, tthe smartest campaigns now believe they know who you will vote ffor even before you do. The Victory Lab offers the secret history of m modern American politics, pulling back the curtain on the tactics aand strategies used by some of the era’s most important figures— in including Barack Obama, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney—with ic iconoclastic insights into human decision-making, marketing, and h how analytics can put any business on the road to victory. “ magnificently reported and wonderfully written book, full of “A eye-opening revelations and a colorful cast of characters whose e groundbreaking strategies and tactics have injected 21st-century g sscience into politics and changed it forever in the process. The Victory Lab is essential for anyone who wants to understand what V rreally goes on along the campaign trail—and a delight for those who simply enjoy a terrific read.” w —John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, authors of Game Change “Sasha Issenberg cracks open the secretive realm of modern campaigns, revealing a revolution that is influencing not only who wins elections but also the fate of the nation. This is a terrific and important book.” —David Grann, author of The Lost City of Z
Contents Prologue: How to Win an Election Without Anyone Knowing 1. Blinded by Political Science 2. A Game of Margins 3. The New Haven Experiments 4. The Two Percent Solution 5. “You Mean You Don’t Do This in Politics?” 6. Geeks Versus the Gurus 7. When Shame Pays a House Call 8. Showdown at the Oasis 9. Models and the Matrix 10. The Soul of a New Machine Epilogue: Pushing the Envelope
About the Author: Sasha Issenberg SASHA ISSENBERG is the Washington correspondent for Monocle. He covered the 2008 presidential campaign for The Boston Globe as a national political reporter, and has written for George and Philadelphia magazines. He is the author of The Sushi Economy. He lives in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.
A Message from the Author There is perhaps no dynamic in American political life more toxic for our understanding of elections than that between the people who run campaigns and those who study them. Political practitioners and academics tend to hold one another at best at a wary distance, at worst in mutual disdain, each side smugly confident in the superiority of its worldview, a supposed contest between real-world street smarts and intellectual rigor. Political journalists have typically found themselves caught between the two. We share the scholar’s aspiration to explain electoral results with an appreciation for the enduring qualities of our political system and an eye for areas of historical change, yet we alone are tasked with accounting for the daily activities of candidates. When we try to understand why those seeking office do what they do, we are forced to rely on the strategists and operatives they have hired to illuminate the thinking behind those moves. This leads journalists too often to magnify the smallest developments, and political scientists to reduce that coverage to caricature: a media obsessed with the hourly machinations and oblivious to the persistent power of larger forces and conditions. Yet the spheres of political academics and practitioners have begun to intersect meaningfully over the past decade, an interaction responsible for some of the most important advances in 21st-century electioneering methods. I stumbled into that electioneering geek culture in the aftermath of the 2008 election, leading me to write a story for The New York Times Magazine about the use of randomized-control trials by campaign professionals—and the increasingly behaviorist orientation of their thinking about voter motivation that has resulted. That led to a book, The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns, which was published two years later. In the heat of the Republican primary season, we released my favorite chapter-in-progress as a short ebook, Rick Perry and His Eggheads. It was the inside story of the time the Texas governor—who liked to say “you don’t have to have a PhD from Harvard in political science to understand our economics”—covertly enlisted a quartet of political scientists (including two from the Ivy League) and gave them free reign to run experiments within a reelection campaign. It is only the tools of social science, particularly randomized-control trials, that are capable of empirically assessing the effectiveness of campaign activity. When combined with statistical models predicting individual-level voter behavior—built on hundreds of political, demographic, and consumer variables—such experimental designs offer campaigns unprecedented ability to measure the impact of specific persuasive messages or mobilization tactics. The challenge for both academics and journalists is to reconcile our appreciation for the major structural forces that shape political conditions with our understanding that campaigns have new ways of affecting electoral outcomes at the margin. The big stuff matters, but the small stuff does, too. Sasha Issenberg
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BROKERS OF DECEIT How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle Eastt
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By Rashid Khalidi
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or more than seven decades the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has raged on with no end in sight, and for much of that time, the United States has been involved as a m mediator in the conflict. In this book, acclaimed historian Rashid m Khalidi zeroes in on the United States’ role as the purported K iimpartial broker in this failed peace process. Khalidi closely analyzes three historical moments that illuminate K how the United States’ involvement has, in fact, thwarted progress h ttoward peace between Israel and Palestine. The first moment he iinvestigates is the “Reagan Plan” of 1982, when Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin refused to accept the Reagan m aadministration’s proposal to reframe the Camp David Accords more impartially. The second moment covers the period after the m Madrid Peace Conference, from 1991 to 1993, during which M negotiations between Israel and Palestine were brokered by the n United States until the signing of the secretly negotiated Oslo U aaccords. Finally, Khalidi takes on President Barack Obama’s retreat ffrom plans to insist on halting the settlements in the West Bank. Through in-depth research into and keen analysis of these three T moments, as well as his own firsthand experience as an advisor to m tthe Palestinian delegation at the 1991 pre–Oslo negotiations in Washington, D.C., Khalidi reveals how the United States and Israel have actively colluded to prevent a Palestinian state and resolve the situation in Israel’s favor. Brokers of Deceit bares the truth about why peace in the Middle East has been impossible to achieve: for decades, U.S. policymakers have masqueraded as unbiased agents working to bring the two sides together, when, in fact, they have been the agents of continuing injustice, effectively preventing the difficult but essential steps needed to achieve peace in the region. “Drawing on his own experience as a Palestinian negotiator and recently released documents, Rashid Khalidi mounts a frontal attack on the myths and misconceptions that have come to surround America’s role in the so-called “peace process” which is all process and no peace. The title is not too strong: the book demonstrates conclusively that far from serving as an honest broker, the U.S. continues to act as Israel’s lawyer—with dire consequences for its own interests, for the Palestinians, and for the entire region. Professor Khalidi deserves much credit for his superb exposition of the fatal gap between the rhetoric and reality of American diplomacy on this critically important issue.” —Avi Shlaim, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford and author of The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World
About the Author: Rashid Khalidi RASHID KHALIDI is the author of five books about the Middle East and is the Edward Said Chair in Arab Studies and Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University. He received his B.A. from Yale University and a D.Phil from Oxford University in 1974. Khalidi has written more than seventy-five articles on Middle Eastern history and politics, including pieces in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. He served as president of the American Committee on Jerusalem, now known as the American Task Force on Palestine.
A Message from the Author I served as an advisor to the Madrid and Washington Palestinian-Israeli negotiations from 1991–1993, and long wanted to use documents that I collected then, but I never found an opportunity to do so. Then the research of one my graduate students on American Middle East policy revealed a trove of newly declassified American and Israeli materials that cast a fascinating light on what I had experienced in the early 1990s. Together with my observations on the Obama administration’s failures in dealing with the Palestine issue, it inspired me to write this short book. This is not a comprehensive history of U.S. Middle East policy, or of U.S. policy on Palestine. Instead, it focuses on three “moments”: one is the period 1978–82, another is the 1991–93 negotiations, and the third is the last two years of Obama’s first term. I saw that the specific patterns of U.S. bias in favor of inflexible Israeli positions that we had seen in our negotiations with the Israelis were precisely mirrored in earlier administrations, and that little or nothing has changed under this president. The book addresses some of the common distortions of language that are so prevalent where the Palestine issue is concerned in Israeli-American official and media discourse. I deal with corrupted terms like “peace process,” “Palestinian autonomy,” “Israeli security,” and “terrorism,” all of which in this parlance have a heavily loaded meaning. I thus am challenging both those who use these terms in policy making, political discourse and the media, and the vast literature that reproduces them without critical analysis of what they actually mean. As I suggest in the book, this is truly Orwellian, and this corrupt language has a profound impact on reality. I show that an “autonomy” scheme for the Palestinians devised by Menachem Begin to provide permanent Israeli control over the entirety of “greater Eretz Israel” in the late 1970s has defined every essential feature of the so-called “Palestinian Authority.” In practice, this has meant ultimate Israeli control of security, land, and water, unlimited settlement, and exclusive Israeli possession of Jerusalem. The book shows that this was not just Begin’s wish list. It has become the bedrock of the policy of every Israeli government since. Even worse, it constitutes the ceiling of what U.S. policy will allow to the Palestinians. Needless to say, such a scheme cannot produce peace, but is rather designed to prolong occupation, settlement, and the subjugation of the Palestinian people, which it has successfully done for the past 20 years. In this book, I unpublished documents produced by the Palestinian delegation from 1991–93 (originals are available at www.palestine-studies.org/ppd.aspx), together with other documents, to show that American policy on Palestine has echoed key Israeli desiderata from 1977 until 2012. The result is that the United States never was an “honest broker.” In fact, it usually served as “Israel’s lawyer,” a description by Aaron David Miller of how he and other policy makers under several administrations actually operated. I intended this book for a general audience, as well as academics and people in the media and government, and I encourage you to consider it for use in your courses on American politics and government, U.S. foreign policy, and the politics and international relations of the Middle East. Rashid Khalidi
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THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF DIXIE The Civil War and the Social Revolution that Transformed the South
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By Bruce Levine
major new history of the Civil War, The Fall of the House of Dixie tells the riveting story of how that conflict upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South. In 1860, the American South was a vast, wealthy, imposing region where a small minority had amassed great political power and enormous fortunes. By the end of 1865, these structures of wealth and power had been shattered. Millions of black people had gained their freedom, many poorer whites had ceased following their wealthy neighbors, and plantation owners were devastated, losing not only their slaves but also their political power, their worldview, and their very way of life. As historian Bruce Levine demonstrates, the true stakes of the Civil War become clearer than ever before, as slaves battle for their freedom in the face of brutal reprisals; Abraham Lincoln and his party turn what began as a limited war for the Union into a crusade against slavery; and the slave owners grow ever more desperate as their social order is destroyed. Not only Dixie, but all of American society is changed forever. R d House Random H | HC | 978 978-1-4000-6703-9 1 4000 6703 9 | 464 464pp. $30.00/$35.00 Can. | Exam Copy $15.00 Also available: e-Book: 978-0-679-64535-1 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
Thoroughly argued and engrossing, The Fall of the House of Dixie illuminates the way a war undertaken to preserve the status quo became a second American Revolution whose impact on the country was as strong and lasting as that of our first. The book presents a detailed account of the destruction of the old South during the Civil War, offering a fresh perspective on the most colossal struggle in our history and the new world it brought into being. “Levine illuminates the experiences of southern men and women— white and black, free and enslaved, civilians and soldiers—with a sure grasp of the historical sources and a deft literary touch. He masterfully recaptures an era of unsurpassed drama and importance.” —Gary W. Gallagher, author of The Confederate War “This book limns the relationship between slavery and the rise and fall of the Confederacy more clearly and starkly than any other study. General readers and seasoned scholars alike will find new information and insights in this eye-opening account.” —James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom
About the Author: Bruce Levine BRUCE LEVINE is the J. G. Randall Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois. An associate editor of the Civil War magazine North and South, he has published three books on the Civil War era. The most recent of these, Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War, received the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship and was named one of the ten best nonfiction books of 2005 by The Washington Post.
A Message from the Author In a recent national survey, nearly half of all those queried denied that slavery was the main cause of the U.S. Civil War. And that view is gaining, not losing, ground. Among younger people polled (those under 30 years of age), fully 60% responded that way. Many university students share that view. Like so many other modern Americans, they have come to regard the Civil War as a dramatic conflict in military terms, one filled with derring-do and pathos, but one without much larger meaning or import. They are therefore surprised to learn not only that slavery brought on the Civil War but also why and how the defense of the national Union led to slavery’s destruction. As we now observe the 150th anniversaries of the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, these questions are in the public view more than at any time in the recent past. I wrote The Fall of the House of Dixie in part to clarify those subjects and to place them where they belong—at the center of the Civil War narrative. In 1860–61, leaders of both the Union and the Confederacy knew and said that it was precisely the sharpening dispute over slavery’s future that was leading most slave states to try to break from (and so break up) the U.S., initiating the bloodiest war in the nation’s history to accomplish that goal. In his inaugural address, “One section of our country believes slavery is right, and ought to be extended,” Abraham Lincoln noted, “while the other believes it is wrong, and ought not to be extended. This is the only substantial dispute.” The Confederacy’s secretary of state agreed. Southern whites had decided, he wrote, that the swift growth of the anti-slavery Republican Party threatened “to destroy their social system.” “With interests of such overwhelming magnitude imperiled,” Jefferson Davis explained, “the people of the Southern States were driven . . . to the adoption of some course of action to avert the danger.” If the preservation of “those interests” and that “social system” required war, Confederates added, so be it. But that war yielded results drastically different from those its leaders intended. Abraham Lincoln’s Union government initially hoped to quell the rebellion quickly and without laying hands on the institution of slavery. But what the former slave and abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass called “the inexorable logic of events” eventually compelled a change of course. The logic of the situation taught Lincoln and his party that military victory required an attack on slavery and the recruitment of former slaves as laborers and then as soldiers in the Union cause. And in the event, as Lincoln noted repeatedly, the active aid of almost 200,000 black soldiers and sailors proved crucial to the rebellion’s defeat. The emancipation and recruitment of these people, Lincoln explained, was “the only” policy that could “can or could save the Union. Any substantial departure from it insures the success of the rebellion.” This war-spawned dynamic ultimately led to the constitutional liberation of all slaves living anywhere in the United States and to the outlawing of slavery per se as an institution. Thus, a conflict that slave owners initiated to preserve slavery ultimately abolished it far earlier and more radically than could have occurred otherwise. That war also wiped out much of the Southern elite’s wealth and broke its once-powerful grip on national government. This fundamental transformation of social and political reality represented (as many at the time recognized) a second American revolution. The story of how that occurred must form a key building block of any real understanding of this country’s history. In that context, I invite you to consider using my book to engage your students as they encounter this defining era. Bruce Levine
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EMBERS OF WAR The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam m
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he struggle for Vietnam occupies a central place in the history of the twentieth century. Fought over a period of three decades, the conflict drew in all the world’s powers and saw two of them— th first France, then the United States—attempt to subdue the fi revolutionary Vietnamese forces. For France, the defeat marked the re effective end of its colonial empire, while for America the war left a ef gaping wound in the body politic that remains open to this day. ga Tapping into newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations T and making full use of the published literature, distinguished an scholar Fredrik Logevall traces the path that led two Western sc nations to lose their way in Vietnam. Embers of War opens in 1919 n at the Versailles Peace Conference, where a young Ho Chi Minh tries to deliver a petition for Vietnamese independence to President tr Woodrow Wilson. It concludes in 1959, with a Viet Cong ambush W on an outpost outside Saigon and the deaths of two American officers whose names would be the first to be carved into the black of granite of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. gr Random House | HC | 978-0-375-50442-6 | 864pp 864pp. $40.00/$46.00 Can. | Exam Copy $20.00 Do not order paperback before 1/14/2014. Random House | TR | 978-0-375-75647-4 | 864pp. $20.00/$24.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 Also available: e-Book: 978-0-679-64519-1 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
“I a world full of nascent, potentially protracted wars, Fredrik “In Logevall’s Embers of War is manifestly an important book, illuminating the long, small-step path we followed into the quagmire of Vietnam. But I was also struck by the quality of Logevall’s writing. He has the eye of a novelist, the cadence of a splendid prose stylist, and a filmmaker’s instinct for story. Embers of War is not just an important book of history, it is an utterly compelling read.” —Robert Olen Butler, author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, winner of the Pulitzer Prize “Fredrik Logevall is a wonderful writer and historian. In his new book on the origins of the American war in Vietnam, he gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the French war and its aftermath, from the perspectives of the French, the Vietnamese, and the Americans. Using previously untapped sources and a deep knowledge of diplomatic history, Logevall shows to devastating effect how America found itself on the road to Vietnam.” —Frances FitzGerald, author of Fire in the Lake, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award “Superb . . . penetrating . . . Embers of War is a product of formidable international research. It is lucidly and comprehensively composed. And it leverages a consistently potent analytical perspective. . . . Outstanding.” —Gordon Goldstein, The Washington Post
About the Author: Fredrik Logevall FREDRIK LOGEVALL is John S. Knight Professor of International Studies and Professor of History at Cornell University, where he serves as Director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.
A Message from the Author “Why are we in Vietnam?” The question resounded in dorm rooms and lecture halls and student centers on America’s college campuses in the late 1960s. It sparked heated debates at dinner tables in the nation’s homes. Norman Mailer made it the title of an iconic novel in 1967. And in a sense the question never went away, even as it was altered to the past tense after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in 1973. It now became “Why were we in Vietnam?” and in short order it came dominate much of the writing about the war by journalists, memoirists, and historians. And no wonder it did so, given the war’s deep and continuing resonance in American politics and culture. The intervention in Vietnam has been called the defining experience of the second half of the twentieth century for Americans, and it’s arguably the longest and bloodiest conflict in post-1945 world affairs, killing perhaps three million and more than 58,000 Americans. It also wreaked vast destruction on huge portions of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The large and growing literature on the conflict contains a curious feature. In their rush to analyze “America’s war,” most authors have given remarkably short shrift to the French war that came before it. This is unfortunate, for close attention to that earlier history is imperative if we are to understand why the United States ended up in this faraway place, 7,000 miles from the coast of California, a place many Americans did not know existed. It is imperative if we are comprehend why the United States, borne out of an anticolonial reaction against Britain, opted to back France in a colonial war against Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary nationalist forces, and then, once that effort ended in defeat, chose to try to succeed where the French had failed. It turns out that the Second World War and the French Indochina War that followed were absolutely crucial to all that would happen later in the Vietnam. Nor is it merely as a prelude to America’s Vietnam debacle that the earlier period merits our attention. Straddling as it did the twentieth century’s midpoint, the French Indochina War sat at the intersection of the grand political forces that drove world affairs during the century. Thus Indochina’s experience between 1945 and 1954 is intimately bound up with the transformative effects of the Second World War and the outbreak and escalation of the Cold War and, in particular, with the emergence of the United States as the predominant power in Asian and world affairs. And thus the struggle is also part of the story of European colonialism and its encounter with anticolonial nationalists—who drew their inspiration in part from European and American ideas and promises. In this way, the French Indochina War was simultaneously an East-West and North-South conflict, pitting European imperialism in its twilight phase against the two main competitors that gained momentum by mid century: Communist-inspired revolutionary nationalism and U.S.-backed liberal internationalism. If similar processes played out around much of the world after 1945, Vietnam deserves special study because it was one of the first places where this destructive dynamic could be seen. It was also where the dynamic remained in place, decade after bloody decade. Embers of War considers this fascinating and important history anew, using archival materials from several countries and the full range of published sources. I worked on the book for ten years and have been honored and humbled by the discussions it has initiated and the feedback I’ve received: one reviewer named it the definitive history of the French war and the making of America’s struggle. I invite you to read my book and to consider using it in your courses. I am confident it will get your students thinking—and talking—in new, meaningful ways about this important and transformational time in their nation’s history. Fredrik Logevall
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DRIFT The Unmooring of American Military Power
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ne of my favorite ideas is, never to keep an unnecessary soldier,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1792. Neither Jefferson nor the other Founders could ever have envisioned the modern n national security state, with its tens of thousands of “privateers;” its n bloated Department of Homeland Security; its rusting nuclear bl weapons, ill-maintained and difficult to dismantle; and its strange w fascination with an unproven counterinsurgency doctrine. fa Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow’s Drift W ar argues that we’ve drifted away from America’s original ideals and b become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war, and all the fi financial and human costs that it entails. To understand how we’ve ar arrived at such a dangerous place, Maddow takes students from the V Vietnam War to today’s war in Afghanistan, along the way ex exploring the disturbing rise of executive authority, the gradual o outsourcing of our war-making capabilities to private companies, th the plummeting percentage of American families whose children fi fight our constant wars for us, and even the changing fortunes of G G.I. Joe. Ultimately, she shows students just how much we stand to lo lose by allowing the priorities of the national security state to ov overpower our political discourse. Sensible yet provocative, Drift will reinvigorate a “loud and jangly” political debate about how, when, and where to apply America’s strength and power—and who gets to make those decisions. “Thank Ms. Maddow for picking this and every other fight that Drift provokes. It will be a smarter public debate than the kinds we’re used to.” —Janet Maslin, The New York Times “Maddow’s distinctive voice in Drift is highly intelligent, often incredulous and intermittently and humorously profane. . . . Her thesis, which is passionately and effectively articulated, remind[s] us of how far we have drifted from linking the sacrifices of our armed forces around the world to the citizens at home they so selflessly serve . . . Maddow . . . [has] provided readers with a timely and perhaps necessary provocation to examine the far-reaching consequences of the American way of war.” —Gordon M. Goldstein, The Washington Post “Rachel Maddow’s Drift is a long overdue and provocative examination of the abuses, excesses and just plain foolish elements in our national security systems. These are issues that deserve our attention.” —Tom Brokaw, NBC News Special Correspondent and best-selling author of The Greatest Generation
About the Author: Rachel Maddow RACHEL MADDOW has hosted the Emmy Award-winning Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC since 2008. Before that, she was at Air America Radio for the duration of that underappreciated enterprise. She has a doctorate in politics from Oxford and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Stanford.
Excerpt from Drift
National security is a real imperative for our country—for any country. But the connection between that imperative and what we do about it has gone as frowsy as my hometown’s little pump station in high August. Our national security policy isn’t much related to its stated justifications anymore. To whatever extent we do argue and debate what defense and intelligence policy ought to be, that debate—our political process—doesn’t actually determine what we do. We’re not directing that policy anymore; it just follows its own course. Which means we’ve effectively lost control of a big part of who we are as a country. And we’ve broken faith with some of the best advice the founders ever gave us. Our constitutional inheritance didn’t point us in this direction. If the colonists hadn’t rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the British military, America wouldn’t exist. The Constitutional Convention debated whether America should even have a standing army. The founders feared that maintaining one would drain our resources in the same way that maintaining the eighteenth-century British military had burdened the colonies. They worried that a powerful military could rival civilian government for power in our new country, and of course they worried that having a standing army around would create too much of a temptation to use it. Those worries about the inevitable incentives to war were part of what led to the division of government at the heart of our Constitution, building into the structure of our new country a deliberate peaceable bias. But in the past generation or two, we’ve drifted off that historical course. The steering’s gone wobbly, the brakes have failed. It’s not a conspiracy, there aren’t rogue elements pushing us to subvert our national interests to instead serve theirs. It’s been more entertaining and more boneheaded than that. The good news is we don’t need a radical new vision of post–Cold War American power. We just need a “small c” conservative return to our constitutional roots, a course correction. This book is about how and why we’ve drifted. It wasn’t inevitable. And it’s fixable.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON: The Art of Power By Jon Meacham
n this magnificent biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston, brings vividly to life an a extraordinary man and his remarkable times. The Jefferson story resonates r today not only because he led his nation through ferocious partisanship p and cultural warfare amid economic change and external threats, t but also because he embodies an eternal drama, the struggle of the leadership l of a nation to achieve greatness in a difficult and confounding world. w Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power shows students Jefferson the politician and a president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars w of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was w that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art a of power.
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“ “Fascinating and insightful. . . . Many books have been written about JJefferson’s life, but few have created such a vivid portrait. . . . Meacham iimmerses the reader in that period of history to explain Jefferson’s behavior during an era when the nation was as contradictory as he was . . . b extraordinary . . . essential.” —The Associated Press “[Meacham] brings to bear his focused and sensitive scholarship, rich prose style. . . . The Jefferson that emerges from these astute, dramatic pages is a figure worthy of continued study and appreciation . . . [a] very impressive book.” —Booklist (starred review)
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AMERICAN LION Andrew Jackson in the White House Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “The most readable singlevolume biography ever written of our seventh president.” —Douglas Brinkley, The Washington Post Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7346-4 512pp. | $18.00/$22.00 Can. Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-3458-4 $39.95/$45.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-1-4159-5712-7 $25.00/$28.00 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-822-5 $13.99/$14.99 Can.
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AMERICAN GOSPEL God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation Random House | TR 978-0-8129-7666-3 448pp. | $16.00/$19.95 Can. Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-7393-3438-6 $16.48/$21.00 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-577-4 $11.99/$13.99 Can.
FRANKLIN AND WINSTON: An Intimate
Portrait of an Epic Friendship Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7282-5 512pp. | $16.95/$23.95 Can. Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-0677-2 $37.95/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-7366-9956-3 $19.95/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-329-9 $13.99/$18.99 Can.
About the Author: Jon Meacham JON MEACHAM received the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion, his bestselling 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson. He is also the author of The New York Times bestsellers Franklin and Winston and American Gospel. Executive editor and executive vice president of Random House, Meacham is a contributing editor to Time magazine.
Excerpt from Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
To his friends, who were numerous and devoted, Jefferson was among the greatest men who had ever lived, a Renaissance figure who was formidable without seeming overbearing, sparkling without being showy, winning without appearing cloying. Yet to his foes, who were numerous and prolific, Jefferson was an atheist and a fanatic, a demagogue and a dreamer, a womanly Francophile who could not be trusted with the government of a great nation. His task was to change those views as best he could. He longed for affection and for approval. A master of emotional and political manipulation, sensitive to criticism, obsessed with his reputation, and devoted to America, he was drawn to the world beyond Monticello, endlessly at work, as he put it, “to see the standard of reason at length erected after so many ages during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by kings, priests, and nobles.” As a planter, lawyer, legislator, governor, diplomat, secretary of state, vice president, and president, Jefferson spent much of his life seeking control over himself and power over the lives and destinies of others. For Jefferson, politics was not a dispiriting distraction but an undertaking that made everything else possible. Inspired by his own father’s example, he long sought to play the part of a patriarch, accepting—even embracing—the accompanying burdens of responsibility. He was the father of the ideal of individual liberty, of the Louisiana Purchase, of the Lewis and Clark expedition, of the American West. He led the first democratic movement in the new republic to check the power and influence of established forces. And perhaps most important, he gave the nation the idea of American progress—the animating spirit that the future could be better than the present or the past. The greatest American politicians since have prospered by projecting a Jeffersonian vision that the country’s finest hours lay ahead. The story of Jefferson’s life fascinates still in part because he found the means to endure and, in many cases, to prevail in the face of extreme partisanship, economic uncertainty, and external threat. Jefferson’s political leadership is instructive, offering us the example of a president who can operate at two levels, cultivating the hope of a brighter future while preserving the political flexibility and skill to bring the ideal as close as possible to reality.
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COMING APART The State of White America, 1960–2010
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rom the bestselling coauthor of The Bell Curve, author and political scientist Charles Murray offers a thought-provoking commentary on class in contemporary America. He presents co extensive research and statistical data to illustrate that the U.S. ex today is divided into upper and lower classes that differ so to drastically in values and habits as to virtually constitute two dr separate nations. In doing so, Murray emphasizes that the troubling se fissures are based not on race, but rather class. The book is sure to fis spark meaningful debate about class, values, and being American in sp th the twenty-first century. “M “Murray continues the argument he began with Richard Herrnstein in The Bell Curve, stating that a ‘new upper class’ is increasingly isolated from the lives and concerns of ordinary Americans, while a iso ‘new lower class’ is losing original virtues of the U.S. A vital tool for ‘n comparing the communities where the new upper and lower co classes are concentrated, Murray’s contribution to the discussion of cla social stratification is timely and thoughtful.” so —CHOICE “B zeroing in on troubling trends in white America, he keeps the “By focus on the country’s increasing polarization along class lines. . . . fo [He] offers a hopeful long view of elites, who have enormous [H influence on economic and social policy, coming to understand the in peril of their disconnection from the rest of America.” pe —Booklist (starred review)
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“ “Mr. Murray’s sobering portrait is of a nation where millions of people are losing touch with the founding virtues that have long lent American lives purpose, direction and happiness.” —W. Bradford Wilcox, The Wall Street Journal “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960–2010 brims with ideas about what ails America.” —The Economist “A timely investigation into a worsening class divide no one can afford to ignore.” —Publishers Weekly “Charles Murray . . . has written an incisive, alarming, and hugely frustrating book about the state of American society.” —Roger Lowenstein, Bloomberg Businessweek
About the Author: Charles Murray CHARLES MURRAY is the W. H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He first came to national attention in 1984 with Losing Ground. His subsequent books include In Pursuit, The Bell Curve (with Richard J. Herrnstein), What It Means to Be a Libertarian, Human Accomplishment, In Our Hands, and Real Education. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A Message from the Author This book is about an evolution in American society that has taken place since November 21, 1963, leading to the formation of classes that are different in kind and in their degree of separation from anything that the nation has ever known. I will argue that the divergence into these separate classes, if it continues, will end what has made America America. To forestall misinterpretation, let me spell out what this book does not argue. First, I do not argue that America was ever a classless society. From the beginning, rich and poor have usually lived in different parts of town, gone to different churches, and had somewhat different manners and mores. It is not the existence of classes that is new, but the emergence of classes that diverge on core behaviors and values—classes that barely recognize their underlying American kinship. Second, I do not make a case for America’s decline as a world power. The economic dynamics that have produced the class society I deplore have, paradoxically, fostered the blossoming of America’s human capital. Those dynamics will increase, not diminish, our competitiveness on the world stage in the years ahead. Nor do I forecast decline in America’s military and diplomatic supremacy. But the American project was not about maximizing national wealth nor international dominance. The American project consists of the continuing effort, begun with the founding, to demonstrate that human beings can be left free as individuals and families to live their lives as they see fit, coming together voluntarily to solve their joint problems. The polity based on that idea led to a civic culture that was seen as exceptional by all the world. That culture was so widely shared among Americans that it amounted to a civil religion. To be an American was to be different from other nationalities, in ways that Americans treasured. That culture is unraveling. I focus on what happened, not why. I discuss some of the whys, but most of them involve forces that cannot be changed. My primary goal is to induce recognition of the ways in which America is coming apart at the seams—not seams of race or ethnicity, but of class. That brings me to the subtitle of this book and its curious specification of white America. For decades now, trends in American life have been presented in terms of race and ethnicity, with nonLatino whites (hereafter, just whites) serving as the reference point—the black poverty rate compared to the white poverty rate, the percentage of Latinos who go to college compared to the percentage of whites who go to college, and so on. There’s nothing wrong with that. I have written books filled with such comparisons. But this strategy has distracted our attention from the way that the reference point itself is changing. And so this book uses evidence based overwhelmingly on whites in the description of the new upper class in part 1 and based exclusively on whites in the description of the new lower class in part 2. My message: Don’t kid yourselves that we are looking at stresses that can be remedied by attacking the legacy of racism or by restricting immigration. The trends I describe exist independently of ethnic heritage. In the penultimate chapter, I broaden the picture to include everyone. As with all books on policy, this one will eventually discuss how we might change course. But discussing solutions is secondary to this book, just as understanding causes is secondary. The important thing is to look unblinkingly at the nature of the problem. Charles Murray
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OUT OF ORDER: Stories from the History of the Supreme Courtrt By Sandra Day O’Connor
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rom Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court, comes this fascinating work
aabout the evolution of the highest court in the land. Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court sheds O llight on the centuries of change that transformed the Supreme Court from its uncertain beginnings into the remarkable institution C tthat endures today. With an insider’s unparalleled perspective, JJustice O’Connor provides a rare glimpse into the Supreme Court’s iinner workings. Written in the wise, candid, and assured voice of a natural-born storyteller, Out of Order engages students with stories n ffrom one of our country’s most important institutions, by one of our country’s most respected pioneers. o
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“ this delightful collection of tales, Sandra Day O’Connor “In sshows us the personal side of the Supreme Court while reminding us of the critical role the Court plays. It’s a lovely book—and a u valuable treasure for all Americans.” v —Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs
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THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice “Justice O’Connor’s book will intrigue and enlighten many different readers. She discusses multiple issues, including what it’s like to be on the Supreme Court, how and by whom the Court has been shaped, and the meaning of the rule of law. Her reflections on women in the law, and women in power, are especially thoughtprovoking. No one is better qualified than she to write about these issues, and she does so with her customary wit and clarity.” —Nan Keohane, president, Duke University Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-6747-0 | 352pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-7366-9812-2 | $20.00/$25.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-43241-4 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
LAZY B Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest By Sandra Day O’Connor and H. Alan Day “A loving but clear-eyed portrait of a distinctive and vanished American way of life.” —The New York Times Book Review Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-6673-2 | 336pp. $16.00/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-553-75566-4 | $12.50/$15.50 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-143-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
About the Author: Sandra Day O’Connor SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR was born in El Paso, Texas, and raised on the Lazy B ranch. She attended Stanford University, where she took Wallace Stegner’s writing course. She began her public service in Phoenix, and was Majority Leader of the Arizona Senate before becoming a judge. She is the author of Lazy B, a memoir about growing up in the Southwest, and The Majesty of the Law, a reflection on American law and life. President Reagan nominated her as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and she served from 1981 to 2006. She served as Chancellor of the College of William & Mary, and is on the board of trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Excerpt from Out of Order I had the privilege of serving on the Supreme Court from 1981 until 2006, as it confronted issues running the gamut from states’ rights and race-based affirmative action to a defendant’s right to effective assistance of counsel. My colleagues and I always strove to reach the right answers, and I hope that we did. We were able to resolve tough questions in an atmosphere insulated as far as possible from political pressures. . . . The many Justices who have come and gone have made contributions—dramatic and subtle, renowned and lesser known—to not only the law, but the institution and its internal operations. In this book, I hope to shed light on some of those transformations. This book offers snapshots of the people and events that reflect the Court’s evolution and journey. . . . The Court’s dramatic evolution over time is humbling to review. In my nearly twenty-five years on the Supreme Court, I was always cognizant of how my tenure, lengthy as it was, was but one small part of a rich and unfolding tapestry. Each Justice plays merely a supporting role in the Court’s ongoing narrative, and each Justice’s experience is but a snapshot in time. I am reminded of this each time I walk through the Court and admire the succession of portraits— some famous, some less known—gracing its hallways. The Court as it exists today reflects the contributions of those who devoted their lives to it. When I retired from the Court, I found myself increasingly being asked by people across the country and across the world for my “insider” perspective on the Court and its goings-on. Very often, the inquirer would have recently seen a newspaper editorial about a controversial case or read some supposed “tell-all” book on the Court. I would always answer that my years of service were a privilege, that I had great affection for my colleagues, and that the Justices strive to reach the right result in each case. I came to realize that what I wished to convey above all was my understanding of how the Court evolved, and how it represents so much more than what the day’s headlines can capture. It embodies the bold vision of the Framers of our Constitution, a triumph of the rule of law, and the culmination of the hard work, risks, and sacrifices of many people. I wanted to write about aspects of the Court’s rich heritage that interested and inspired me. Hence this book. Only when we reflect on the Court’s journey as a whole can we truly appreciate the remarkable feat of our Founding Fathers and the remarkable accomplishments of our thriving federal judiciary.
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TO MOVE THE WORLD
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JFK’s Quest for Peace By Jeffrey D. Sachs
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THE PRICE OF CIVILIZATION Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity “Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.” —The American Prospect Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8046-2 | 352pp. $18.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-91303-6 | $40.00/$45.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-91304-3 | $20.00/$23.00 Can.
he last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s life was not the battle for reelection he did not live to wage, but the struggle for a sustainable peace with the Soviet Union. To Move the World recalls the th extraordinary days from October 1962 to September 1963, when JFK JF marshaled the power of oratory and his remarkable political skills sk to establish more peaceful relations with the Soviet Union and a dramatic slowdown in the proliferation of nuclear arms. Kennedy Ke and his Soviet counterpart, Nikita Khrushchev, led their nations na during the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the two superpowers came ca to the brink of nuclear war. This near-death experience shook bo leaders deeply. Jeffrey D. Sachs shows how Kennedy emerged both fr from the Missile Crisis with the determination and prodigious skills to forge a new and less threatening direction for the world. D During his final year in office, Kennedy gave a series of speeches in w which he pushed back against the momentum of the Cold War to pe persuade the world that peace with the Soviets was possible. M Mankind, argued Kennedy, could bring a new peace into reality th through a bold vision combined with concrete and practical m measures. Sachs shows how Kennedy campaigned for his vision and op opened the eyes of the American people and the world to the po possibilities of peace. Featuring the full text of JFK’s speeches from this period, as well as striking photographs, To Move the World gives students a startlingly fresh perspective on Kennedy’s presidency and a model for strong leadership and problem solving in our time. “Half a century ago J. K. Galbraith’s The Affluent Society changed the political consciousness of a generation. . . . Jeffrey Sachs’s new book is a landmark in this great and essentially American tradition.” —The Spectator “Stimulating . . . a must-read for every concerned citizen . . . [a] hard-hitting brief for a humane economy.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
About the Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs JEFFREY D. SACHS is a professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, which are designed to reduce extreme poverty, disease, and hunger, a position he also held under former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan. Sachs directs the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on behalf of the secretary-general. He has received many honors around the world, including the Sargent Shriver Award for Equal Justice, India’s Padma Bhushan award, Poland’s Commanders Cross of the Order of Merit, and many honorary degrees. He has twice been named among the hundred most influential leaders in the world by Time magazine.
Excerpt from To Move the World The Quest for Peace When John F. Kennedy came to office in January 1961, the world lived in peril of a nuclear war between the two superpowers. The Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union would eventually consume trillions of dollars and millions of lives in wars fought around the world. At times, humanity seemed to be “gripped by forces we cannot control,” a pessimistic view that Kennedy noted and strenuously argued against in his Peace Speech. And yet the power of those disruptive forces at times was indeed nearly overwhelming, causing events to spin beyond the control even of presidents, Communist Party chairmen, and the countries they led. The Cold War was in every sense a stepchild of the two world wars. Those wars created the structures of geopolitics, military might, and, perhaps most important of all, the psychological mindsets that determined the course of the Cold War. John Kennedy’s peace strategy would emerge from his intimate understanding of the dynamics that had driven the two wars. The first war he knew as a voracious student of history, especially the history as written by Winston Churchill. The second war he knew firsthand. The years between 1938 and 1945 were a deeply formative period of his adult life—as a student in prewar London while his father was U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom; as a young author grappling with the question of why England had failed for so long to confront Hitler; as a patrol boat captain in the Pacific, where his vessel PT-109 was sunk by a Japanese destroyer; and as part of a grieving family when his elder brother was lost in a daring bombing mission over Germany. The overwhelming question facing the world, and facing Kennedy during his presidency, was how to prevent a third world war. The factors that had caused the two wars—geopolitics, arms races, blunders, bluster, miscalculations, fears, and opportunism—continued to operate and to threaten a new conflagration. Yet the context was also fundamentally new and more threatening. The nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 to conclude World War II had ushered in the nuclear age, and had made the stakes incalculably higher. A thermonuclear bomb could now carry far more explosive force than all of the bombs of the Second World War. Kennedy’s worldview on these issues was shaped above all by the influence and model of Winston Churchill, England’s great author-politician-warrior-statesman, whose masterly history of the first war, The World Crisis, described a tragic era of war through miscalculation; whose warnings about Hitler in the 1930s had gone unheeded until almost too late; whose leadership as prime minister between 1940 and 1945 enabled the United Kingdom to survive and eventually triumph over Hitler; whose warnings in 1946, just after World War II ended, alerted the West to the rising threat of Soviet power; and whose calls during the 1940s and 1950s for a negotiated settlement with the Soviet Union did much to influence Kennedy’s peace strategy as president. Kennedy’s lifelong fascination with, learning from, and urge to emulate Winston Churchill has been recounted by many biographers. The greatest problem facing Kennedy (and indeed the world) in drawing lessons from the two world wars was that the lessons were highly complex, subtle, and even seemingly contradictory. World War I seemed to be a lesson about self-fulfilling crises, where the fear of war itself led to an arms race, while the arms race in turn led to a world primed for war. These lessons seemed to call for restraint in the arms race and avoidance of a self-fulfilling rush to war, and so even as Hitler rearmed Germany in the 1930s, in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles that had ended World War I, Britain avoided provocations that could spiral out of control. Most famously, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain argued that it would be better to accede to German demands on border adjustments with Czechoslovakia, and so “appeased” Hitler in the name of peace at the Munich conference in 1938, a disastrous mistake that fueled Hitler’s drive to war.
Excerpted from To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace by Jeffrey D. Sachs. Copyright © 2013. Excerpted by permission of Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM? By Hedrick Smith
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ulitzer Prize-winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an eyeopening account of how the American Dream has been dismantled. Smith connects political and economic developments and significant shifts in American capitalism under the last six presidents and combines penetrating profiles of corporate and political leaders with close-up reporting on the experience of average Americans. This interdisciplinary work offers excellent reading and teaching material for American history, political science, economics, public policy, business, journalism and government courses. This is a book full of surprises and revelations—the accidental beginnings of the 401(k) plan, with disastrous economic consequences for many; the major policy changes that began under Jimmy Carter; and how America lost the title of “Land of Opportunity.” Smith reveals how pivotal laws and policies were altered while the public wasn’t looking, how Congress often ignores public opinion, why moderate politicians got shoved to the sidelines, and how Wall Street often wins politically by hiring over 1,400 former government officials as lobbyists. This magnificent work of history and reportage is filled with the penetrating insights, provocative discoveries, and great empathy of a master journalist. Finally, Smith offers ideas for restoring America’s great promise and reclaiming the American Dream. “Who stole the American Dream? The short answer to the question in the title of Hedrick Smith’s new book is: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Wal-Mart. But the longer answer is one heck of a story, told by one of the great journalists of our time . . . [a] sweeping, authoritative examination of the last four decades of the American economic experience. . . . Smith [has] extraordinary clarity in describing this sometimes obscured narrative arc.” —Huffington Post “Hedrick Smith has done it again! Who Stole the American Dream? provides a readable and comprehensive account of how Americans have been robbed of our dream of a broad middle class over the past forty years. It is essential reading.” —Jay W. Lorsch, the Louis E. Kirstein Professor of Human Relations, Harvard Business School
About the Author: Hedrick Smith HEDRICK SMITH is a bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, and Emmy Award–winning producer. His books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. As a reporter at The New York Times, Smith shared a Pulitzer for the Pentagon Papers series and won a Pulitzer for his international reporting from Russia in 1971–1974. Smith’s prime-time specials for PBS have won several awards for examining systemic problems in modern America and offering insightful, prescriptive solutions.
A Message from the Author For years, hundreds of colleges, university, and high school courses have used my books, The Russians and The Power Game: How Washington Works, in their courses. Professors and teachers have trusted the quality of my reporting, research, and writing. Students have found my work readable and intellectually engaging. My new book, Who Stole the American Dream?, is especially well suited for university courses and seminars and high school classrooms. It combines on-the-spot reporting and storytelling with academic-level research (more than 1,000 footnotes), making it both authoritative and highly readable. My thematic treatment of American political and economic history from the 1970s to the present would work well in interdisciplinary seminars as well as courses in government, economics, political science, public policy, journalism, and modern American history. In The Russians, I took a generation of students inside the Soviet Union. In The Power Game, I took a second generation inside Washington’s corridors of power. Now, I am taking a third generation across America to show how seismic changes, sparked by landmark political and economic decisions, have transformed America over the past four decades. Drawing on fifty years of experience, I have pieced together a revealing and fascinating narrative, starting with Lewis Powell’s provocative 1971 memo that triggered a political rebellion, which permanently altered the landscape of power in Washington. As The New York Review of Books observed, my book provides an important alternative to the conventional, market-based explanation of America’s transformation from the middle-class power and prosperity and political bipartisanship of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, to the gridlocked politics, starkly unequal democracy, and gaping economic inequalities of today. “Hedrick Smith has done it again,” says Harvard Business School Professor Jay Lorsch. “Who Stole the American Dream? provides a readable and comprehensive account of how Americans have been robbed of our dream of a broad middle class over the past forty years. . . . It is essential reading.” Essential for students seeking to understand the evolution of contemporary America. Among other things, my book documents the accidental beginnings of the 401(k) plan, with disastrous economic consequences for millions of Americans; the major policy changes that began under Jimmy Carter (before Ronald Reagan); how the New Economy disrupted America’s engine of shared prosperity, the “virtuous circle” of growth; and how America lost the title of “Land of Opportunity.” I describe the transfer of $6 trillion in middle-class wealth from homeowners to banks before the housing boom went bust, and how the U.S. policy tilt favoring the rich is stunting America’s economic growth. I show how pivotal policies were altered while the public wasn’t looking, how Congress has often ignored public opinion, how America has lost the vital moderate center in politics, and how Wall Street has forged a symbiotic connection with Washington. In lectures, my goal is to connect with college students. On two- or three-day campus residencies, I have enjoyed meeting with classes and student groups, leading discussions, enjoying give-and-take, sharing my reporting and life experience, even answering questions about career advice. These visits constitute my most rewarding experiences touring for the book. I look forward to the opportunity to visit your campus, and to connect with your students. Hedrick Smith
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OUR POLITICAL NATURE The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us By Avi Tuschman
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ur Political Nature is the first book to reveal to students the hidden roots of deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters p of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing o aattitudes toward tribalism, inequality, and differing perceptions of human nature. Together, these traits are by far the most powerful h ccause of left-right voting, even leading people to regularly vote aagainst their economic interests. According to the author, our political personalities also influence A our likely choice of a mate, and shape society’s larger reproductive o patterns. Most importantly of all, it tells the evolutionary stories of p tthese crucial personality traits, which stem from epic biological cconflicts. Based on dozens of exciting new insights from primatology, B ggenetics, neuroscience, and anthropology, this groundbreaking work brings core concepts to life through current news stories and w personalities. Profiles on Glenn Beck and Hugo Chavez will help p sstudents to further understand the underlying evolutionary forces tthey represent. By blending serious research with relevant ccontemporary examples, Our Political Nature casts important light onto the ideological clashes that so dangerously divide and imperil o our world today. o “Our Political Nature shows us that there are evolutionary underpinnings to our political attitudes, and that being liberal or conservative may reflect much deeper tendencies than we are inclined to think. This book is important reading for anyone trying to understand the sources of our present-day political world.” —Francis Fukuyama, author of The Origins of Political Order “In a remarkable interdisciplinary tour de force, evolutionary anthropologist Avi Tuschman integrates findings from social psychology, genetics, and neuroscience to provide a rich understanding of the polarization in politics throughout history, and of man’s inhumanity to man. In Our Political Nature he makes clear that be it vote choice or the decision to go to war, our politics are the product of the passions that drive us, which are deeply rooted in humanity’s evolutionary origins.” —Jerrold M. Post, M.D., Director, Political Psychology Program at George Washington University, and author of Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World
About the Author: Avi Tuschman AVI TUSCHMAN is an expert on the hidden roots of political orientation. He began his career in politics as the youngest advisor in the government palace in Lima. While serving as the Senior Writer to President Alejandro Toledo (Peru, 2001–2006), Tuschman produced numerous articles and speeches designed to shape public opinion. In 2009, Dr. Tuschman joined hands with eighteen former presidents to co-write a regional policy agenda on democratic governance. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon lauded the document and called it historically unprecedented. Tuschman holds a B.A. and a Ph.D. in evolutionary anthropology from Stanford.
A Message from the Author In 2002, I found myself traveling to the far corners of Peru, visiting the country’s largest mining and energy investments for a political-risk consultancy. Peru still had fresh scars from the recent Maoist guerilla war and counterinsurgency; and the conflicts festering over the earth’s assets kept these ideological specters very much alive. While gathering field intelligence, I encountered an unlikely collection of movers and shakers: the CEOs of fantastically wealthy corporations, communist defense fronts, indigenous leaders, priests, and authoritarian thugs. I also saw greed, corruption, and coercion. These experiences exposed me to radically different worldviews—and to political extremism. I was riveted by how one group’s notion of good represented another one’s idea of evil. Since the mining and energy sector had billions of dollars at stake in the country, we also kept close tabs on the political dramas that unfolded within the national government. I grew fascinated by the story of the president and first lady, who was also a Stanford alumna and anthropologist. Soon after meeting her, I became the youngest advisor in the Palace, where I worked on indigenous people’s affairs. Eventually, I was recruited as President Toledo’s senior writer. In this role, I crafted articles with the seasoned statesman to shape public opinion. As we traveled around the world after his term, I had the privilege to work with numerous other presidents, and to meet prime ministers, secretaries of state, and legislators from five continents. I feel very lucky to have had some extraordinary experiences: I’ve traveled in bulletproof cars and private planes. I’ve eaten plates full of beetles with Indians. I’ve drafted policy recommendations for eighteen former heads of state. I’ve been kidnapped and nearly lynched by a rural militia. I’ve been in the “war room” as political crises exploded, and I’ve been behind the closed doors of meetings between mining CEOs, their lobbyists, and government officials. At a certain point in my career, however, I felt a calling to make sense of these experiences at a deeper level—to search for the ultimate logic behind the enormous variation in people’s political orientations. The traditional answers that I’d encountered during my doctoral work hadn’t completely satisfied me; I wanted to transcend the wall that political psychology seemed to be running into. So I pored over hundreds of relevant journal articles spanning across the fields of primatology, neuroscience, genetics, immunology, and evolutionary anthropology. Buried in these academic journals, dozens of illuminating findings had remained disconnected from one another. I wrote this book to be the first effort to draw together this diverse research into one single, well-documented explanation of the biological foundations of our most deeply held values. My aim, in sum, is to paint a compelling and accurate portrait of our nature as political animals. This book will provide readers with a pair of “evolutionary glasses,” new lenses that will help them perceive the ultimate origins of our political orientations. This view evokes a profound sense of awe by showing how the natural history of our species is intimately connected to today’s news cycle and to our private lives. They will see how key evolutionary drivers and demographic trends are right now transforming the future of our country and our world. My intention here is not to take sides; it is to illuminate. It is my fervent hope that a deeper understanding of our true nature and of our relationships with others will quiet the heart—and that the powerful yet elegant theory of evolution will help readers make sense of an otherwise perplexing world. Armed with that deeper understanding, perhaps we can raise the level of our political discourse and strengthen our noble democratic processes. That, at the highest level, is the mission and purpose of Our Political Nature. Avi Tuschman
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RED INK Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget By David Wessel
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avid Wessel, the Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, columnist, and bestselling author of In Fed We Trust, dissects a topic— the federal budget—that is fiercely debated today in the halls of Congress Con and the media, and yet is misunderstood by the American Am public. In a sweeping narrative about the people and the politics behind the budget, Wessel looks at the 2011 fiscal year (which ended September Sep 30) to see where all the money was actually spent, and why the budget process has grown wildly out of control. Through the eyes of key people—Jacob Lew, White House director of the Off of Management and Budget; Douglas Elmendorf, director of Office the Congressional Budget Office; Pete Peterson, Blackstone founder Now in and former Commerce Secretary; and more—Wessel gives students Paperback i an inside look at the making of an unsustainable budget. “Sh “Should be a first port of call for American voters sadly misinformed about their federal budget. . . . Wessel’s aim is to mis explain for a general audience the basics of the budget—where the exp money comes from and goes to—and to make the explanation mo interesting. He succeeds.” inte —Financial Times “We “Wessel . . . has an insider’s grasp of the players, issues and argot surrounding the budget. Yet he writes with an outsider’s eye, sur distilling his tale of the fiscal monster into about 150 pages of dist simple prose and a smattering of charts.” sim —Businessweek Crown Business | TR | 978-0-7704-3616-2 | 208pp. $12.99/$14.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Also Available: e-Book: 978-0-7704-3615-5 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
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IN FED WE TRUST Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic Wessel looks at the opaque and undemocratic inner workings of the most powerful economic institution in the world, revealing how the Bernanke Fed led the desperate effort to prevent the world’s financial engine from grinding to a halt. “No one can understand what happened and what did not happen without reading this book.” —Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in economics and author of Globalization and its Discontents Crown Business | TR | 978-0-307-45969-5 | 352pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-71352-0 | $20.00/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-45970-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
About the Author: David Wessel DAVID WESSEL is the economics editor of The Wall Street Journal and writes the Capital column, a weekly look at the forces shaping living standards around the world. David has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Boston Globe stories in 1983 on the persistence of racism in Boston and the other for stories in The Wall Street Journal in 2002 on corporate wrongdoing. He appears frequently on National Public Radio and is a regular on PBS’s Washington Week.
A Message from the Author I’ve learned a lot from writing a book about the federal budget and the deficit for people who know these issues matter, but have never found time to finish a Wall Street Journal article on them. Here are four lessons I’ve learned: Firstly, people of all walks of life are curious, but often they have been misled by smoothtalking politicians, ideologically strident bloggers, or journalists who transcribe rather than report and analyze. They’ll at least listen to a journalist who has spent a couple of decades snooping around the budget battles in Washington, who can explain things with a little bit of humor and a devotion to avoiding the forbidding jargon of Washington budgeteers. Secondly, the budget isn’t too complicated for the typical American—or college student— to understand. In Red Ink, on the radio and TV, and in speeches, I’ve been able to reduce the budget and today’s fiscal controversies to the basics without getting bogged down in the mindnumbing details and losing the audience. Ultimately, the details are important. (That’s why the four volumes of President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget run 2,509 pages.) But to understand the overarching choices the nation faces, you don’t need to know those details. Thirdly, how you tell the story matters—both inside and outside the classroom. Shortly after Red Ink was published, Washington and much of the nation was obsessed by “the fiscal cliff,” the one Congress and the president built to try to force themselves to do something about the federal deficit. My colleagues in the video unit at the Wall Street Journal suggested that I stand on a cliff outside Washington, D.C., to explain the situation and the underlying fiscal realities. With a bit of trepidation, I did. And it turned out that opening that video with a shot of me on a cliff drew people to a seven-minute video on the budget that they never would have otherwise watched. (Check it out here: tinyurl.com/ayryntz) When I spoke at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the first question—from a professor, no less—was, “Where was that cliff that you stood on for the video?” And finally, many Americans are somewhere between baffled by their elected representatives and repulsed by them. After I spoke to an audience of about 1,000 people at Stanford University, the moderator asked how many in the audience thought Congress was doing a good job. No one, at least no one I could see, raised his or her hand. And how many had voted for the incumbent, asked the moderator. About two-thirds raised their hands. A point well made. David Wessel
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AMERICAN HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY THE MORMON PEOPLE The Making of an American Faith By Matthew Bowman Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8336-4 | 368pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01061-7 | $40.00/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-01062-4 | $20.00/$24.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64491-0 | $14.99/$13.99 Can.
THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America By Kevin Seamus Hasson
THAT’S NOT WHAT THEY MEANT! Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America’s Right Wing By Michael Austin Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-670-2 | 253pp. $19.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-671-9 | $12.99/$12.99 Can.
PUBLIC ENEMY Confessions of an American Dissident By Bill Ayers Do not order before 10/8/2013. Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-3276-3 | 240pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-3293-0 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
U.S. CONSTITUTION FOR BEGINNERS
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By Steve Bachmann Illustrated by Jorge Diaz
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Portrait Conversations By Lincoln Schatz Smithsonian Books | HC | 978-1-58834-335-2 | 224pp. $39.95/$47.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $20.00 e-Book: 978-1-58834-399-4 | $39.95/$47.00 Can.
SARGE The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver By Scott Stossel Other Press | TR | 978-1-59051-513-6 | 800pp. $19.95/$22.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-59051-514-3 | $15.99/$22.95 Can.
THROUGH THE PERILOUS FIGHT Six Weeks That Saved the Nation By Steve Vogel Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6913-2 | 560pp. $30.00/$35.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60347-4 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
THE RIGHT PATH From Ike to Reagan to Bush and Beyond, Our Battle for the Soul of the G.O.P. By Joe Scarborough Do not order before 10/8/2013. Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9614-2 | 240pp. $25.00/$28.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-0-8129-9615-9 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
FIGHTING FOR LIFE By S. Josephine Baker Introduction by Helen Epstein NYRB Classics | TR | 978-1-59017-706-8 | 280pp. $16.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-59017-707-5 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
SHAPING OUR NATION How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics By Michael Barone For full description, see page 6. Do not order before 10/1/2013. Crown Forum | HC | 978-0-307-46151-3 | 304pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-307-46153-7 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
GLOCK The Rise of America’s Gun By Paul M. Barrett Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-71995-9 | 320pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-449-00989-5 | $20.00/$24.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-71994-2 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad
By George W. Bush
By Peter L. Bergen
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THE LEADER’S CODE
POWER IN WORDS
Mission, Character, Service, and Getting the Job Done
The Stories behind Barack Obama’s Speeches, from the State House to the White House
By Donovan Campbell
By Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer Foreword by Theodore C. Sorensen Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0169-1 | 304pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0109-7 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
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9-11 Was There an Alternative? By Noam Chomsky
ME THE PEOPLE One Man’s Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States of America By Kevin Bleyer Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8168-1 | 352pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-00913-0 | $40.00/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-00914-7 | $22.50/$26.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60412-9 | $13.99/$16.99 Can.
THE TIME OF OUR LIVES A Conversation About America By Tom Brokaw Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7512-3 | 320pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-4104-9 | $35.00/$40.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-7393-4105-6 | $17.50/$19.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64392-0 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
A QUEER HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES By Michael Bronski Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-4465-0 | 312pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-4466-7 | $27.95/$32.00 Can.
MADISON AND JEFFERSON By Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
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A COLOSSAL WRECK A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, and American Culture By Alexander Cockburn Verso | HC | 978-1-78168-119-0 | 498pp. $29.95/$34.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-78168-182-4 | $29.95/$34.95 Can.
WRAPPED IN THE FLAG A Personal History of America’s Radical Right By Claire Conner Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-7750-4 | 264pp. $25.95/$28.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-7751-1 | $28.95/$30.00 Can.
TEN TEA PARTIES Patriotic Protests That History Forgot By Joseph Cummins Quirk Books | HC | 978-1-59474-560-7 | 224pp. $18.95/$21.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $9.50 e-Book: 978-1-59474-562-1 | $18.95/$21.50 Can.
LEADING THE WAY
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7900-8 | 848pp. $20.00/$24.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60410-5 | $15.99/$17.99 Can.
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
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How the Millennial Generation Is Shaping Our World
By Lee Edwards
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American History, Politics, and Society, cont’d
DIVIDED WE FAIL
The Story of an African American Community That Ended the Era of School Desegregation
A Memoir of an American Family
By Sarah Garland
By Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-0177-6 | 256pp. $26.95/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0178-3 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6903-3 | 288pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 Do not order paperback before 11/12/2013. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8126-1 | 288pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-385-39320-1 | $40.00/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-385-39321-8 | $20.00/$24.00 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-993-2 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
JIHAD INCORPORATED A Guide to Militant Islam in the US By Steven Emerson Prometheus | HC | 978-1-59102-453-8 | 535pp. $28.99/$30.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.50
GENERATION ROE Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement By Sarah Erdreich For full description, see page 8. Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-458-9 | 272pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-459-6 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
WHILE AMERICA SLEEPS A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era By Russ Feingold Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-95253-0 | 320pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-95254-7 | $9.99/$13.99 Can.
PREDATOR NATION Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America
THE FUTURE Six Drivers of Global Change By Al Gore Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9294-6 | 592pp. $30.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 Do not order paperback before 10/8/2013. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8289-3 | 592pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01546-9 | $50.00/$58.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-01547-6 | $25.00/$29.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64430-9 | $15.99/$16.99 Can.
DEBT The First 5,000 Years By David Graeber For full description, see page 12. Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-129-4 | 544pp. $22.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-098-3 | $32.00/$37.00 Can.
THE DEMOCRACY PROJECT A History, a Crisis, a Movement By David Graeber For full description, see page 12. Spiegel & Grau | HC | 978-0-8129-9356-1 | 352pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 Audio DL: 978-0-385-36041-8 | $20.00/$24.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64600-6 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
THE AGE OF REAGAN
By Charles H. Ferguson
The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980–1989
Crown Business | TR | 978-0-307-95256-1 | 384pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-96983-5 | $20.00/$24.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-95257-8 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
By Steven F. Hayward
FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital By Sheri Fink Crown | HC | 978-0-307-71896-9 | 576pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 Audio CD: 978-0-804-12809-4 | $40.00/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-80412810-0 | $20.00/$23.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-30771898-3 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
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REIMAGINING EQUALITY Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home By Anita Hill For full description, see page 16. Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-1443-1 | 224pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-1438-7 | $25.95/$29.00 Can.
THE NEW LEVIATHAN
THE SKIES BELONG TO US
How the Left-Wing Money-Machine Shapes American Politics and Threatens America’s Future
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
By David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin
Crown | HC | 978-0-307-88610-1 | 336pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88612-5 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
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By Brendan I. Koerner
NOTES FROM THE CRACKED CEILING
THIRD WORLD AMERICA
What It Will Take for a Woman to Win
How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream
By Anne E. Kornblut
By Arianna Huffington Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-71996-6 | 304pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-71997-3 | $10.99/$13.99 Can.
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FIRE IN THE ASHES Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
SOMALIS IN MAINE
By Jonathan Kozol
Crossing Cultural Currents Edited by Kimberly A. Huisman, Mazie Hough, Kristin M. Langellier and Carol Nordstrom Toner Afterword by Ahmend I. Samatar North Atlantic Books | TR | 978-1-55643-926-1 | 400pp. $27.95/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00
THE BOOK OF MATT
Broadwa | TR | 978-1-4000-5247-9 | 368pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01259-8 | $40.00/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-01260-4 | $22.50/$26.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-7704-3595-0 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
AMAZING GRACE The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard
By Jonathan Kozol
By Stephen Jimenez
Broadway | TR | 978-0-7704-3566-0 | 336pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-7704-3665-0 | $11.99/$13.99 Can. For more books by Jonathan Kozol, go to: tiny.cc/0k1c1w
Steerforth | HC | 978-1-58642-214-1 | 320pp. $26.00/$26.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-1-58642-215-8 | $26.00/$28.00 Can.
THINGS THAT MATTER
“ALL LABOR HAS DIGNITY”
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics
By Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by Michael K. Honey
By Charles Krauthammer
Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-8602-5 | 264pp. $17.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-8601-8 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
“IN A SINGLE GARMENT OF DESTINY” A Global Vision of Justice
Do not order before10/22/2013. Crown Forum | HC | 978-0-385-34917-8 | 320pp. $28.00/$33.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 e-Book: 978-0-385-34918-5 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
TOP DOWN A Novel
By Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
By Jim Lehrer
Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-8605-6 | 272pp. $26.95/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-8606-3 | $26.95/$32.00 Can.
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THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF DIXIE
THE TRUMPET OF CONSCIENCE By Martin Luther King, Jr. Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0170-7 | 96pp. $12.00/$13.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0072-4 | $22.00/$25.00 Can.
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT
The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South By Bruce Levine For full description, see page 22. Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6703-9 | 464pp. $30.00/$35.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64535-1 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
By Martin Luther King, Jr. Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0112-7 | 256pp. $14.00/$16.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0113-4 | $14.00/$16.00 Can.
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American History, Politics, and Society, cont’d
EMBERS OF WAR The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam By Fredrik Logevall For full description, see page 24. Random House | HC | 978-0-375-50442-6 | 864pp. $40.00/$46.00 Can. | Exam Copy $20.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64519-1 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
REVOLT ON GOOSE ISLAND The Chicago Factory Takeover, and What it Says About the Economic Crisis
THE BEGINNING OF THE AMERICAN FALL A Comics Journalist Inside the Occupy Wall Street Movement By Stephanie McMillan Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-452-7 | 144pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-453-4 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
BILLIONAIRES’ BALL Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality By Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0343-5 | 280pp. $18.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0340-4 | $26.95/NCR
By Kari Lydersen Melville House | TR | 978-1-933633-82-4 | 176pp. $16.00/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00
THE OUTRAGEOUS BARRIERS TO DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA Or, Why A Progressive Presidency Is Impossible By John R. MacArthur Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-137-9 | 320pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-138-6 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
AMERICAN GOSPEL God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation By Jon Meacham Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7666-3 | 448pp. $16.00/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-7393-3438-6 | $16.48/$21.00 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-577-4 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
AMERICAN LION Andrew Jackson in the White House By Jon Meacham For full description, see page 28.
DRIFT The Unmooring of American Military Power By Rachel Maddow For full description, see page 26. Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-46099-8 | 288pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-97038-1 | $35.00/$41.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-97039-8 | $17.50/$20.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-46100-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7346-4 | 512pp. $18.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-3458-4 | $39.95/$45.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-1-4159-5712-7 | $25.00/$28.00 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-822-5 | $13.99/$14.99 Can.
FRANKLIN AND WINSTON An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship By Jon Meacham
PLAYBOOK FOR PROGRESSIVES 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer By Eric Mann Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-4735-4 | 232pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-4736-1 | $15.00/$17.00 Can.
PROPHETIC ENCOUNTERS Religion and the American Radical Tradition By Dan McKanan Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-1317-5 | 336pp. $24.00/$28.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-1316-8 | $34.95/$40.00 Can.
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7282-5 | 512pp. $16.95/$23.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-0677-2 | $37.95/$46.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-7366-9956-3 | $19.95/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-329-9 | $13.99/$18.99 Can.
THOMAS JEFFERSON The Art of Power By Jon Meacham For full description, see page 28. Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6766-4 | 800pp. $35.00/$41.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $17.50 Audio CD: 978-0-7393-3461-4 | $50.00/$58.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-7393-3462-1 | $27.50/$32.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64536-8 | $17.99/$19.99 Can.
THE PRESIDENT AND THE ASSASSIN
THOSE ANGRY DAYS
McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941
By Scott Miller
By Lynne Olson
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7928-2 | 448pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60498-3 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
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ROGUES AND REDEEMERS
By Edmund Morris
When Politics Was King in Irish Boston
Random House | TR | 978-0-375-75707-5 | 784pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-75040-2 | $50.00/$59.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-75042-6 | $32.50/$37.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60415-0 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
By Gerard O’Neill Crown | HC | 978-0-307-40536-4 | 416pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-95279-0 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It
The State of White America, 1960–2010 By Charles Murray For full description, see page 30.
By Don Peck
Crown Forum | TR | 978-0-307-45343-3 | 432pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-45344-0 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
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LINCOLN IN THE WORLD
TOLD YOU SO
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
The Big Book of Weekly Columns
By Kevin Peraino
By Ralph Nader Introduction by Jim Hightower Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-474-9 | 540pp. $29.95/$29.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-475-6 | $29.95/$29.95 Can.
10 YEARS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD A Timeline of Events from 2001 By Loretta Napoleoni Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-413-8 | 192pp. $12.95/$12.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-412-1 | $12.95/$12.95 Can.
LAZY B Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest By Sandra Day O’Connor and H. Alan Day For full description, see page 32. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-6673-2 | 336pp. $16.00/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-553-75566-4 | $12.50/$15.50 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-143-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
Do not order before 10/29/2013. Crown | HC | 978-0-307-88720-7 | 416pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88722-1 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
PUSH HAS COME TO SHOVE Getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve— Even If It Means Picking a Fight By Steve Perry Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-72032-0 | 272pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-72033-7 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
SNOB ZONES Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate By Lisa Prevost Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-0157-8 | 208pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0158-5 | $25.95/$30.00 Can.
PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP By Nick Ragone
HUNTING SEASON Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town
Prometheus | HC | 978-1-61614-237-7 | 332pp. $25.00/$26.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50
By Mirta Ojito Do not order before 10/29/2013. Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-0181-3 | 240pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0182-0 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
THE BOOK OF OBAMA From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt By Ted Rall Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-450-3 | 240pp. $14.95/$14.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-451-0 | $14.95/$14.95 Can.
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American History, Politics, and Society, cont’d
NO HIGHER HONOR A Memoir of My Years in Washington By Condoleezza Rice Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-98678-8 | 784pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-96697-1 | $60.00/$68.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-96698-8 | $30.00/$35.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-95247-9 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
CORRUPTED CULTURE Rediscovering America’s Enduring Principles, Values, and Common Sense By Vincent Ryan Ruggiero Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-749-5 | 275pp. $19.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-750-1 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
THE PRICE OF CIVILIZATION Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity By Jeffrey D. Sachs For full description, see page 34. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8046-2 | 352pp. $18.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-91303-6 | $40.00/$45.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-91304-3 | $20.00/$23.00 Can.
TO MOVE THE WORLD JFK’s Quest for Peace By Jeffrey D. Sachs For full description, see page 34. Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9492-6 | 272pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-8129-9493-3 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM? By Hedrick Smith For full description, see page 36. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8205-3 | 592pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-449-80804-7 | $24.00/$28.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60464-8 | $15.99/$16.99 Can.
HILLBILLY NATIONALISTS, URBAN RACE REBELS, AND BLACK POWER Community Organizing in Radical Times By Amy Sonnie and James Tracy Introduction by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Melville House | TR | 978-1-935554-66-0 | 256pp. $16.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-008-2 | $16.95/$18.95 Can.
OUTLAW MARRIAGES The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples By Rodger Streitmatter Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-0334-3 | 224pp. $26.95/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0335-0 | $26.95/$32.00 Can.
SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North By Thomas J. Sugrue Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7038-8 | 736pp. $20.00/$24.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-756-3 | $15.99/$18.99 Can.
THE ELEVENTH DAY The Full Story of 9/11 By Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan Ballantine | TR | 978-0-8129-7809-4 | 640pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-345-53125-4 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
THE REBELLIOUS LIFE OF MRS. ROSA PARKS By Jeanne Theoharis Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-5047-7 | 320pp. $27.95/$33.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-5048-4 | $27.95/$33.00 Can.
INDOMITABLE WILL LBJ in the Presidency By Mark Updegrove Crown | HC | 978-0-307-88771-9 | 400pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 Audio DL: 978-0-307-96999-6 | $22.50/$26.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-88773-3 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
ASIAN HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY
The Assault on Honest Debate By Juan Williams Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-95202-8 | 304pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-95203-5 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
PARECOMIC Michael Albert and the Story of Participatory Economics By Sean Michael Wilson and Carl Thompson Introduction by Noam Chomsky Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-456-5 | 224pp. $18.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-457-2 | $18.95/$18.95 Can.
BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity By Katherine Boo Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6755-8 | 288pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 Audio CD: 978-0-307-93405-5 | $35.00/$41.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-93406-2 | $17.50/$20.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64395-1 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
CHINA’S SILENT ARMY
The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image
The Struggle for Survival Inside the Obama White House
By Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo Translated by Catherine Mansfield
By Richard Wolffe Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-71742-9 | 352pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-74989-5 | $40.00/$47.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-74990-1 | $25.00/$28.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-71743-6 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
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THE ZINN READER
Pakistan at War with Itself
PLAYING WITH FIRE By Pamela Constable
Writings on Disobedience and Democracy By Howard Zinn Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-58322-870-8 | 752pp. $21.95/$21.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-58322-946-0 | $21.95/$24.95 Can.
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NOTHING TO ENVY Ordinary Lives in North Korea
AFRICAN HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY THE NIGHT WANDERERS Uganda’s Children and the Lord’s Resistance Army By Wojciech Jagielski Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones
By Barbara Demick Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize Spiegel & Grau | TR | 978-0-385-52391-2 | 336pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-385-52961-7 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
MONSOON The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-350-6 | 288pp. $18.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-361-2 | $18.95/$18.95 Can.
By Robert D. Kaplan Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7920-6 | 400pp. $17.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60405-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
THE CLEANEST RACE
Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters
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By B.R. Myers Melville House | TR | 978-1-935554-34-9 | 224pp. $22.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-935554-97-4 | $20.00/$20.00 Can.
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Asian History, Politics, and Society, cont’d
MAONOMICS Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists Than We Do By Loretta Napoleoni Translated by Stephen Twilley Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-431-2 | 384pp. $18.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-352-0 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
GANDHI A Political and Spiritual Life By Kathryn Tidrick Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-101-5 | 400pp. $19.95/$22.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-78168-239-5 | $19.95/$22.95 Can.
EUROPEAN HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY BRAVE GENIUS A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize By Sean B. Carroll Crown | HC | 978-0-307-95233-2 | 576pp. $28.00/$33.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-95235-6 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
LOGAVINA STREET Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood By Barbara Demick Spiegel & Grau | TR | 978-0-8129-8276-3 | 272pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64412-5 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
MASKS OF ANARCHY The History Of A Radical Poem, From Percy Shelley To The Triangle Factory Fire By Michael Demson Illustrated by Summer McClinton Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-098-8 | 128pp. $16.95/$18.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-78168-229-6 | $16.95/$18.95 Can.
THE RISE OF ROME The Making of the World’s Greatest Empire By Anthony Everitt Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6663-6 | 512pp. $30.00/$35.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 Do not order paperback before 11/12/2013. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7815-5 | 512pp. $17.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64516-0 | $15.99/$17.99 Can.
THE VILLAGE AGAINST THE WORLD By Dan Hancox Do not order before 10/8/2013. Verso | HC | 978-1-78168-130-5 | 288pp. $26.95/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-188-6 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
DEAD FUNNY Telling Jokes in Hitler’s Germany By Rudolph Herzog Translated by Jefferson Chase Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-130-0 | 256pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-935554-93-6 | $26.00/$26.00 Can.
THE OIL ROAD Journeys From The Caspian Sea to the City of London By James Marriott and Mika Minio-Paluello Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-128-2 | 380pp. $19.95/$23.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-84467-927-0 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
ROADS TO BERLIN By Cees Nooteboom Translated by Laura Watkinson Do not order before 10/102013. MacLehose Press | HC | 978-1-62365-097-1 | 400pp. $24.95/$24.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-62365-098-8 | $24.95/$24.95 Can.
STORY OF MY PEOPLE By Edoardo Nesi Winner of the Strega Prize Other Press | HC | 978-1-59051-554-9 | 176pp. $19.95/$23.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 e-Book: 978-1-59051-555-6 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
CIVIL LIBERTIES VS. NATIONAL SECURITY IN A POST 9/11 WORLD
INSTITUTIONS AND PUBLIC POLICY
Edited by M. Katherine B. Darmer, Robert M. Baird, and Stuart E. Rosenbaum
WHY NATIONS FAIL The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty By Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson For full description, see page 2. Crown Business | TR | 978-0-307-71922-5 | 544pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-98745-7 | $50.00/$58.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-98746-4 | $24.00/$28.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-71923-2 | $15.99/$17.99 Can.
POWER, POLITICS, AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle By Stuart Altman Prometheus | HC | 978-1-61614-456-2 | 429pp. $26.00/$27.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-457-9 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
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PLANET OF SLUMS By Mike Davis Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-160-1 | 228pp. $19.95/$25.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-84467-485-5 | $19.95/$22.95 Can.
WE ARE DOOMED Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism By John Derbyshire Three Rivers Press | TR | 978-0-307-40959-1 | 272pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-46248-0 | $11.99/$12.99 Can.
“THEY’RE BANKRUPTING US!” And 20 Other Myths about Unions
EMPOWERING PUBLIC WISDOM A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics By Tom Atlee Evolver Editions | TR | 978-1-58394-500-1 | 280pp. $14.95/$17.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-516-2 | $10.95/$10.95 Can.
By Bill Fletcher Jr. Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0332-9 | 224pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0333-6 | $15.00/$18.00 Can.
FREEDOM MANIFESTO Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t
BLUE REVOLUTION Unmaking America’s Water Crisis
By Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames
By Cynthia Barnett
Crown Business | HC | 978-0-307-95157-1 | 304pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-95159-5 | $13.99/$16.99 Can.
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THE UNFAIR TRADE How Our Broken Global Financial System Destroys the Middle Class By Michael J. Casey Crown Business | HC | 978-0-307-88530-2 | 416pp. $28.00/$34.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88532-6 | $14.99/$17.99 Can.
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE FIX
THE MEASURE OF A NATION How to Regain America’s Competitive Edge and Boost Our Global Standing By Howard Steven Friedman Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-569-9 | 269pp. $20.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-570-5 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
TWILIGHT OF THE ELITES America After Meritocracy
An Insider’s Guide to a Less than Holy World of Politics
By Christopher Hayes
By Chris Cillizza
Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-72046-7 | 304pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01005-1 | $35.00/$41.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-01006-8 | $22.50/$26.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-72047-4 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
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HOW WE LEAD Canada in a Century of Change By Joe Clark Do not order before 11/5/2013. Random House Canada | HC | 978-0-307-35907-0 | 304pp. $32.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $16.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-35909-4 | $15.99/$16.99 Can.
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Institutions and Public Policy, cont’d
THE VICTORY LAB The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns By Sasha Issenberg For full description, see page 18. Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-95480-0 | 304pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-449-80700-2 | $22.50/$26.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-95481-7 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
FIGHT THE RIGHT A Manual for Surviving the Coming Conservative Apocalypse By Warren Kinsella Random House Canada | TR | 978-0-307-36165-3 | 288pp. $22.95/$22.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.50 e-Book: 978-0-307-36167-7 | $15.99/$15.99 Can.
PROFITING WITHOUT PRODUCING How Finance Exploits Us All By Costas Lapavitsas Do not order before 11/5/2013. Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-141-1 | 352pp. $29.95/$34.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-78168-197-8 | $29.95/$34.95 Can.
MEME WARS The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics Edited by Kalle Lasn and Adbusters Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-473-2 | 400pp. $29.95/$29.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00
THE LAST BEST HOPE Restoring Conservatism and America’s Promise By Joe Scarborough Three Rivers Press | TR | 978-0-307-46370-8 | 288pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-7393-8503-6 | $20.00/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-46371-5 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
THE LETTERS OF ARTHUR SCHLESINGER, JR. By Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Edited by Andrew Schlesinger and Stephen C. Schlesinger Do not order before 10/29/2013. Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9309-7 | 656pp. $35.00/$40.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $17.50 e-Book: 978-0-679-64463-7 | $17.99/$19.99 Can.
GRIFTOPIA A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History By Matt Taibbi Spiegel & Grau | TR | 978-0-385-52996-9 | 320pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-75109-6 | $20.00/$23.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-385-52997-6 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
THE DEATH OF CONSERVATISM A Movement and Its Consequences By Sam Tanenhaus Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8103-2 | 160pp. $12.00/$13.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-948-2 | $9.99/$9.99 Can.
THE 4% SOLUTION
BILLIONAIRES & BALLOT BANDITS
Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs
How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps By Greg Palast Introduction by Robert F. Kennedy Illustrated by Ted Rall
By The Bush Institute Edited by Brendan Miniter Introduction by James K. Glassman Foreword by George W. Bush
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-478-7 | 304pp. $14.95/$14.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-479-4 | $14.95/$14.95 Can.
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STUFFED AND STARVED
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Ending the Tyranny of Finance
By Raj Patel
By Giulio Tremonti
Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-127-0 | 432pp. $19.95/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-128-7 | $19.95/NCR
Rizzoli Ex Libris | HC | 978-0-8478-4024-3 | 252pp. $25.95/$25.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-8478-4027-4 | $24.95/$24.95 Can.
IN FED WE TRUST
Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic
Six Drivers of Global Change
By David Wessel For full description, see page 40.
By Al Gore
Crown Business | TR | 978-0-307-45969-5 | 352pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-71352-0 | $20.00/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-45970-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
RED INK Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget By David Wessel For full description, see page 40.
Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9294-6 | 592pp. $30.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 Do not order paperback before 10/8/2013. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8289-3 | 592pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01546-9 | $50.00/$58.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-01547-6 | $25.00/$29.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64430-9 | $15.99/$16.99 Can.
THE NEXT WAVE
Crown Business | TR | 978-0-7704-3616-2 | 208pp. $12.99/$14.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-7704-3615-5 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND FOREIGN POLICY
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda’s American Recruits By Catherine Herridge Crown Forum | TR | 978-0-307-88526-5 | 288pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88527-2 | $9.99/$13.99 Can.
A SHORT HISTORY OF NUCLEAR FOLLY By Rudolph Herzog Translated by Jefferson Chase Melville House | HC | 978-1-61219-173-7 | 256pp. $26.00/$26.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-174-4 | $26.00/$26.00 Can.
CHASING CHAOS My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid By Jessica Alexander Do not order before 10/15/2013. Broadway | TR | 978-0-7704-3691-9 | 336pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-7704-3692-6 | $9.99/$12.99 Can.
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-3288-6 | 232pp. $26.95/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-3290-9 | $26.95/$32.00 Can.
The Future of Global Competition By Noah Feldman For full description, see page 10.
RAISING GLOBAL IQ By Carl Hobert
WORLD REPORT 2013
Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9274-8 | 224pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 Audio DL: 978-0-385-36215-3 | $17.50/$20.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64383-8 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
STATE VS. DEFENSE The Battle to Define America’s Empire
Events of 2012 By Human Rights Watch Introduction by Kenneth Roth Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-482-4 | 656pp. $30.00/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-483-1 | $30.00/$30.00 Can.
By Stephen Glain
WILL TERRORISTS GO NUCLEAR?
Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-40842-6 | 496pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88898-3 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
By Brian Michael Jenkins Prometheus | HC | 978-1-59102-656-3 | 457pp. $26.99/$28.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50
THE REVENGE OF GEOGRAPHY
CITIZENS OF NOWHERE
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
From Refugee Camp to Canadian Campus By Debi Goodwin Anchor Canada | TR | 978-0-385-66723-4 | 336pp. $17.95/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-37603-9 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
By Robert D. Kaplan Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8222-0 | 448pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60483-9 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
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International Studies and Foreign Policy, cont’d
ENGINEERS OF VICTORY The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War By Paul Kennedy Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6761-9 | 464pp. $30.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $15.00 Do not order paperback before 12/10/2013. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7939-8 | 480pp. $16.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-898-0 | $14.99/NCR
BROKERS OF DECEIT How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East By Rashid Khalidi For full description, see page 20. Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-4475-9 | 208pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-4476-6 | $25.95/$30.00 Can.
HOW TO RUN THE WORLD Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance
THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE The Road to 1914 By Margaret MacMillan Do not order before 10/29/2013. Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6855-5 | 800pp. $35.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $17.50 Audio CD: 978-0-8041-2740-0 | $50.00/NCR Audio DL: 978-0-8041-2741-7 | $25.00/NCR e-Book: 978-0-8129-9470-4 | $18.99/NCR
INTELLIGENCE WARS Lessons from Baghdad By Steven K. O’Hern Prometheus | HC | 978-1-59102-670-9 | 292pp. $25.99/$27.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00
THE LAND GRABBERS The New Fight Over Who Owns the Earth By Fred Pearce Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0341-1 | 336pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0325-1 | $27.95/$33.00 Can.
By Parag Khanna
Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6827-2 | 272pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-93906-7 | $17.50/$19.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60428-0 | $12.99/$15.99 Can.
The Risks and Rewards of Pursuing a Good Idea
THE ENEMY WITHIN Terror, Lies, and the Whitewashing of Omar Khadr By Ezra Levant McClelland & Stewart | HC | 978-0-7710-4600-1 | 264pp. $27.99/$29.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 e-Book: 978-0-7710-4621-6 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
LANDGRABBING Journeys In The New Colonialism By Stefano Liberti Translated by Enda Flannery Do not order before 11/19/2013. Verso | HC | 978-1-78168-117-6 | 224pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-232-6 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
By Bob Rae McClelland & Stewart | TR | 978-0-7710-7290-1 | 288pp. $19.95/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-55199-343-0 | $14.99/$13.99 Can.
CONFRONT AND CONCEAL Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power By David E. Sanger Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-71803-7 | 512pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-99047-1 | $50.00/$58.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-99048-8 | $25.00/$29.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-71804-4 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
WEALTH AND POWER China’s Long March to the Twenty-first Century By Orville Schell and John Delury Random House | HC | 978-0-679-64347-0 | 496pp. $30.00/$34.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64538-2 | $14.99/$16.99 Can.
THE NEW YORK REVIEW ABROAD
MY NAME IS VICTORIA
Fifty Years of International Reportage
The Extraordinary Story of one Woman’s Struggle to Reclaim her True Identity
Edited by Robert B. Silvers Introduction by Ian Buruma New York Review Books | HC | 978-1-59017-631-3 | 544pp. $30.00/$34.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-59017-632-0 | $30.00/$30.00 Can.
THE WRONG WAR
By Victoria Donda Translated by Magda Bolin Other Press | TR | 978-1-59051-404-7 | 272pp. $15.95/$17.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-59051-405-4 | $12.99/$12.99 Can.
Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan
By Bing West
One Woman Fights to Tell the Truth About Cuba Today
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8090-5 | 352pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-932-1 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
By Yoani Sánchez Translated by M. J. Porter
THE UNFINISHED REVOLUTION Voices from the Global Fight for Women’s Rights Edited by Minky Worden Introduction by Christiane Amanpour Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-387-2 | 384pp. $25.95/$25.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-388-9 | $25.95/$25.95 Can.
IRAQ FULL CIRCLE From Shock and Awe to the Last Combat Patrol in Baghdad and Beyond By Darron Wright
Melville House | TR | 978-1-935554-25-7 | 256pp. $16.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-935554-91-2 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
OPERATION MASSACRE By Rodolfo Walsh Translated by Daniella Gitlin Foreword by Michael Greenberg Afterword by Ricardo Piglia Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-513-5 | 252pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-514-2 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES
Osprey | HC | 978-1-84908-812-1 | 392pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-1-78200-291-8 | $9.95/$9.95 Can.
THE COMPANY WE KEEP A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
HOWARD ZINN ON WAR
By Robert Baer and Dayna Baer
By Howard Zinn Introduction by Marilyn B. Young Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-133-5 | 272pp. $16.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-235-6 | $16.95/$18.95 Can.
Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-58815-9 | 320pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-87849-6 | $17.50/$19.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-58816-6 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
PLAIN, HONEST MEN LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY, POLITICS AND SOCIETY OPEN BORDERS TO A REVOLUTION Culture, Politics, and Migration Edited by Jaime Marroquín Arredondo, Adela Pineda Franco, and Magdalena Mieri For full description, see page 4.
The Making of the American Constitution By Richard Beeman Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7684-7 | 544pp. $18.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-726-6 | $13.99/$14.99 Can.
I DON’T WISH NOBODY TO HAVE A LIFE LIKE MINE Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press | HC | 978-1-935623-12-0 270pp. | $39.95/$46.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $20.00
By David Chura Winner of the PASS Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency
THE RIGHT TO STAY HOME
Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0123-3 | 240pp. $14.00/$16.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0065-6 | $24.95/$24.95 Can.
How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration By David Bacon Beacon Press | HC | 978-0-8070-0161-5 | 320pp. $26.95/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0162-2 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
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Law and Legal Studies, cont’d
THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE The New Fight for American Liberty By Ken Cuccinelli Crown Forum | HC | 978-0-7704-3709-1 | 272pp. $25.00/$29.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-0-7704-3710-7 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
NARCOLAND The Mexican Drug Lords And Their Godfathers By Anabel Hernandez Introduction by Roberto Saviano Verso | HC | 978-1-78168-073-5 | 304pp. $26.95/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-248-7 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
CHEATING JUSTICE How Bush and Cheney Attacked the Rule of Law and Plotted to Avoid Prosecution—and What We Can Do about It By Elizabeth Holtzman and Cynthia Cooper Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0338-1 | 224pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0322-0 | $26.95/$32.00 Can.
LET THE STUDENTS SPEAK! A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools By David L. Hudson Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-4454-4 | 208pp. $17.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-4458-2 | $17.00/$19.00 Can.
THE SECRETS OF THE FBI By Ronald Kessler Three Rivers Press | TR | 978-0-307-71970-6 | 304pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-91425-5 | $35.00/$40.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-91426-2 | $17.50/$19.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-71971-3 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
GRACE AND GRIT My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond By Lilly Ledbetter and Lanier Scott Isom Three Rivers Press | TR | 978-0-307-88794-8 | 288pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88793-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
QUEER (IN)JUSTICE The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States By Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-5115-3 | 240pp. $18.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-5117-7 | $27.95/$32.00 Can.
THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice By Sandra Day O’Connor For full description, see page 32. Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-6747-0 | 352pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-7366-9812-2 | $20.00/$25.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-307-43241-4 | $15.99/$13.99 Can.
OUT OF ORDER Stories from the History of the Supreme Court By Sandra Day O’Connor For full description, see page 32. Random House | HC | 978-0-8129-9392-9 | 256pp. $26.00/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 Audio CD: 978-0-385-36079-1 | $35.00/$41.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-385-36080-7 | $17.50/$20.50 Can. e-Book: 978-0-8129-9393-6 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
MARANOIA Weed, Greed, and the End of California By David Rose Melville House | HC | 978-1-61219-186-7 | 256pp. $24.95/$24.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-61219-187-4 | $24.95/$24.95 Can.
ENEMIES A History of the FBI By Tim Weiner Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7923-7 | 560pp. $20.00/$24.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-93393-5 | $45.00/$52.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-93394-2 | $27.50/$32.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64389-0 | $15.99/$17.99 Can.
THE ODD CLAUSES Understanding the Constitution through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions By Jay Wexler Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0089-2 | 240pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0091-5 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF ZEUS The Rise and Ruin of America’s Most Powerful Trial Lawyer By Curtis Wilkie Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-46071-4 | 416pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-46072-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
MIDDLE EAST HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY BEYOND FUNDAMENTALISM Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization By Reza Aslan Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7830-8 | 240pp. $16.00/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60424-2 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
MEDIA ISSUES BLACK CODE Inside the Battle for Cyberspace
NO GOD BUT GOD (Updated Edition)
By Ronald J. Deibert
The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Signal | HC | 978-0-7710-2533-4 | 320pp. $29.99/$32.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-0-7710-2534-1 | $14.99/$14.99 Can.
By Reza Aslan
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8244-2 | 384pp. $17.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64377-7 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011–2012
REFLECTIONS ON ANTI-SEMITISM
Edited by Mickey Huff Contribution by Project Censored Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
By Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-422-0 | 464pp. $19.95/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-423-7 | $19.95/$19.95 Can.
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THEN THEY CAME FOR ME A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
By Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy
Fearless Speech in Fateful Times; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2012–13 Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored Foreword by Sarah Van Gelder Illustrated by Khalil Bendib Do not order before 10/1/2013. Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-494-7 | 288pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-495-4 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
TENSION CITY Inside the Presidential Debates from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain By Jim Lehrer Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8143-8 | 240pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-87844-1 | $30.00/$34.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-307-87845-8 | $14.00/$16.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60351-1 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
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WARRIORS OF GOD Inside Hezbollah’s Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel By Nicholas Blanford Random House | HC | 978-1-4000-6836-4 | 544pp. $30.00/$34.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-96760-2 | $24.00/$27.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-60516-4 | $17.99/$17.99 Can.
HAMAS From Resistance to Government By Paola Caridi Translated by Andrea Teti Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-382-7 | 416pp. $24.95/$24.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-60980-083-3 | $24.95/$24.95 Can.
PARADISE BENEATH HER FEET
THE MEDIA ECOSYSTEM What Ecology Can Teach Us about Responsible Media Practice By Antonio Lopez Evolver Editions | TR | 978-1-58394-459-2 | 208pp. $12.95/$15.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-475-2 | $10.95/$10.95 Can.
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East By Isobel Coleman Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7855-1 | 368pp. $17.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60369-6 | $14.99/$13.99 Can.
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Middle East History, Politics, and Society, cont’d
THE JEW IS NOT MY ENEMY Unveiling the Myths that Fuel Muslim Anti-Semitism By Tarek Fatah Signal | TR | 978-0-7710-4784-8 | 272pp. $16.95/$18.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-7710-4785-5 | $12.99/$13.99 Can.
MY PROMISED LAND The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel By Ari Shavit Do not order before 11/19/2013. Spiegel & Grau | HC | 978-0-385-52170-3 | 464pp. $28.00/$33.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $14.00 Audio CD: 978-0-385-35959-7 | $35.00/$40.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-385-35960-3 | $20.00/$23.00 Can. e-Book: 978-0-8129-8464-4 | $13.99/$14.99 Can.
THE PEOPLE RELOADED The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future Edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel Melville House | TR | 978-1-935554-38-7 | 464pp. $18.95/$21.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-021-1 | $18.95/$21.50 Can.
REPORTING IRAQ An Oral History of the War by the Journalists Who Covered It By Mike Hoyt Edited by John Palattella Melville House | TR | 978-1-933633-34-3 | 300pp. $21.95/$27.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00
EMBRACING ISRAEL/PALESTINE A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East By Michael Lerner North Atlantic Books | TR | 978-1-58394-307-6 | 448pp. $17.95/$20.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-338-0 | $16.99/$16.99 Can.
POLITICAL THEORY THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination By Benedict Anderson Do not order before 11/5/2013. Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-144-2 | 256pp. $19.95/$22.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-78168-198-5 | $19.95/$22.95 Can.
IMAGINED COMMUNITIES Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism By Benedict Anderson Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-086-4 | 240pp. $21.95/$27.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-84467-484-8 | $21.95/$24.95 Can.
THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY Money, Power and the Origins of Our Times By Giovanni Arrighi
By James Loney
Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-304-9 | 432pp. $26.95/$33.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50
Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-39928-1 | 432pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-39929-8 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
An Introduction to Anarchism, History and Current Challenges
118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War
ORDER WITHOUT POWER By Normand Baillargeon
SHATTERED HOPES Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace By Josh Ruebner Verso | HC | 978-1-78168-120-6 | 256pp. $26.95/$31.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-183-1 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
THE BALFOUR DECLARATION The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict By Jonathan Schneer Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7603-8 | 480pp. $17.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-60362-7 | $13.99/NCR
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MAPPING THE NATION Edited by Gopal Balakrishnan Contribution by Lord Acton, Otto Bauer and John Breuilly Introduction by Benedict Anderson Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-650-7 | 336pp. $26.95/$28.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-052-0 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
THE PREDICTIONEER’S GAME
Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future
1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment
By Bruce Bueno De Mesquita Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-7977-0 | 288pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio DL: 978-0-307-70214-2 | $20.00/$24.95 Can. e-Book: 978-1-58836-908-6 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
By Stephen Kotkin Contribution by Jan Gross Modern Library | TR | 978-0-8129-6679-4 | 256pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-917-8 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
THE HALL OF USELESSNESS
UNIONS FOR BEGINNERS
By David Cogswell For Beginners | TR | 978-1-934389-77-5 | 176pp. $16.99/$19.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-934389-78-2 | $16.99/$19.99 Can.
By Simon Leys Foreword by Simon Leys NYRB Classics | TR | 978-1-59017-620-7 | 576pp. $18.95/$22.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-59017-638-2 | $19.95/$19.95 Can.
THE LETTERS OF ROSA LUXEMBURG
An Introduction By Terry Eagleton
By Rosa Luxemberg Edited by Annelies Laschitza and Georg Adler
Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-143-4 | 242pp. $23.95/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.00
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THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO A Modern Edition
By Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx Introduction by Eric Hobsbawm Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-876-1 | 96pp. $12.95/$16.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-84467-903-4 | $12.95/$14.95 Can.
GROWING UP ABSURD
The Uses and Abuses of History By Margaret MacMillan Modern Library | TR | 978-0-8129-7996-1 | 208pp. $15.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-768-6 | $11.99/NCR
RULING THE VOID
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society By Paul Goodman Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake Afterword by Susan Sontag
The Hollowing Of Western Democracy By Peter Mair
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THE PATH TO HOPE
Thinking The World Politically
By Stéphane Hessel and Edgar Morin For full description, see page 14.
By Chantal Mouffe Verso | TR | 978-1-78168-103-9 | 224pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-235-7 | $24.95/$27.95 Can.
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THE MAKING OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM
The Political Economy Of American Empire
How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party
By Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin
By Margaret Hoover Crown Forum | TR | 978-0-307-71816-7 | 272pp. $15.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-71817-4 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
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THE RICH DON’T ALWAYS WIN
REAL COMMON SENSE
The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900–1970
Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim Our Nation for the 99%
By Sam Pizzigati
By Brian Kahn
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-434-3 | 384pp. $18.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-435-0 | $18.95/$18.95 Can.
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Political Theory, cont’d
FIGHT THE POWER!
THE ESSENTIAL WRITINGS OF ROUSSEAU
A Visual History of Protest Among the English Speaking Peoples
By Jean-Jacques Rousseau Translated by Peter Constantine; Edited by Leo Damrosch
By Sean Michael Wilson and Benjamin Dickson Illustrated by Hunt Emerson, John Spelling and Adam Pasion
Modern Library | TR | 978-0-8129-8038-7 | 560pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64539-9 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
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HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?
LIVING IN THE END TIMES
Money and the Good Life
By Slavoj Žižek
By Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky
Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-702-3 | 520pp. $22.95/$28.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.50 e-Book: 978-1-84467-795-5 | $22.95/$25.95 Can.
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THE OPEN-SOURCE EVERYTHING MANIFESTO Transparency, Truth, and Trust By Robert David Steele Foreword by Howard Bloom Evolver Editions | TR | 978-1-58394-443-1 | 240pp. $14.95/$17.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-457-8 | $10.95/$10.95 Can.
THE IDEA OF COMMUNISM Edited by Slavoj Žižek and Costas Douzinas Contribution by Alain Badiou, Judith Balso and Bruno Bosteels Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-459-6 | 240pp. $26.95/$33.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50
By R. H. Tawney
Edited by Slavoj Žižek Contribution by Nicholas Abercrombie, Theodor Adorno, Louis Althusser and Michele Barrett
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RELIGION AND THE RISE OF CAPITALISM
OUR POLITICAL NATURE The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us By Avi Tuschman For full description, see page 38. Prometheus | HC | 978-1-61614-823-2 | 500pp. $24.95/$26.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-61614-824-9 | $12.99/$12.99 Can.
POLITICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT ARCTIC VOICES Resistance at the Tipping Point Edited by Subhankar Banerjee
PHILOSOPHY FOR A BETTER WORLD By Floris Van Den Berg Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-503-3 | 290pp. $23.00/$24.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.50 e-Book: 978-1-61614-504-0 | $14.99/$14.99 Can.
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THIS CRAZY TIME Living Our Environmental Challenge
MARX’S DAS KAPITAL FOR BEGINNERS By Michael Wayne Illustrated by Sungyoon Choi For Beginners | TR | 978-1-934389-59-1 | 144pp. $16.99/$18.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-934389-63-8 | $16.99/$18.99 Can.
By Tzeporah Berman and Mark Leiren-Young Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-39979-3 | 384pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-39980-9 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
NUCLEAR WAR AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE By Noam Chomksy and Laray Polk
CARBON DEMOCRACY Political Power in the Age of Oil By Timothy Mitchell
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-454-1 | 160pp. $13.95/$13.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-455-8 | $13.95/$13.95 Can.
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OUR WAY OUT
THE YOUNG ACTIVIST’S GUIDE TO BUILDING A GREEN MOVEMENT AND CHANGING THE WORLD
Principles for a Post-apocalyptic World By Marq De Villiers McClelland & Stewart | TR | 978-0-7710-2649-2 | 416pp. $21.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.50 e-Book: 978-1-55199-358-4 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
WALKING HOME The Life and Lessons of a City Builder
By Sharon J. Smith Ten Speed Press | TR | 978-1-58008-561-8 | 224pp. $14.99/$16.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60774-016-2 | $11.99/$12.99 Can.
ON A FARTHER SHORE
By Ken Greenberg Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-35815-8 | 400pp. $21.00/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $10.50 e-Book: 978-0-307-35816-5 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
THE EFFICIENCY TRAP Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future By Steve Hallett Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-725-9 | 310pp. $18.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-726-6 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
THE DERRICK JENSEN READER
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring By William Souder Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-46221-3 | 512pp. $16.00/$18.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-46222-0 | $14.99/$15.99 Can.
HARVEST THE WIND America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability By Philip Warburg Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-0049-6 | 256pp. $19.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-0108-0 | $27.95/$33.00 Can.
Writings on Environmental Revolution
By Derrick Jensen Edited by Lierre Keith Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-404-6 | 480pp. $26.95/$26.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-60980-405-3 | $26.95/$26.95 Can.
THE APPROACHING GREAT TRANSFORMATION
Healing the Destructive Divide Between People and the Environment By Kenneth Worthy Prometheus | TR | 978-1-61614-763-1 | 325pp. $19.00/$20.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61614-764-8 | $11.99/$11.99 Can.
Toward a Livable Post Carbon Economy
By Joel Magnuson Foreword by Helena Norberg-Hodge
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-480-0 | 240pp. $18.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-481-7 | $18.95/$18.95 Can.
Prometheus | TR | 978-1-59102-707-2 | 357pp. $19.99/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00
FOOLS RULE Inside the Failed Politics of Climate Change
Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and and Social Progress
By William Marsden
By Alexis Zeigler
Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-39825-3 | 352pp. $17.95/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-36673-3 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
Evolver Editions | TR | 978-1-58394-604-6 | 280pp. $18.95/$21.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-619-0 | $14.95/$14.95 Can.
By Robert Zubrin
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RUSSIAN AND EASTERN EUROPEAN HISTORY, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY A MEMOIR OF THE WARSAW UPRISING By Miron Bialoszewski Translated by Madeline Levine Do not order before 12/3/2013. NYRB Classics | TR | 978-1-59017-665-8 | 256pp. $16.95/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-59017-697-9 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
EIGHT PIECES OF EMPIRE A 20-Year Journey Through the Soviet Collapse By Lawrence Scott Sheets Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-39583-2 | 336pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-88885-3 | $11.99/$13.99 Can.
THE TASTE OF ASHES The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe By Marci Shore Crown | HC | 978-0-307-88881-5 | 384pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-307-88883-9 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
GENERAL BLINDSPOT Hidden Biases of Good People By Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald Delacorte Press | HC | 978-0-553-80464-5 | 272pp. $27.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-0-440-42329-4 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
OCCUPY SPIRITUALITY A Radical Vision for a New Generation By Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox Foreword by Mona Eltahawy and Andrew Harvey Afterword by Lama Surya Das North Atlantic Books | TR | 978-1-58394-685-5 | 248pp. $17.95/$20.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-686-2 | $14.99/$14.99 Can.
MAPPING SUBALTERN STUDIES AND THE POSTCOLONIAL Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi Contribution by David Arnold, C.A. Bayly, Tom Brass and Dipesh Chakrabarty Verso | TR | 978-1-84467-637-8 | 384pp. $26.95/$28.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.50 e-Book: 978-1-78168-051-3 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
THE ASCENT OF HUMANITY Civilization and the Human Sense of Self By Charles Eisenstein Evolver Editions | TR | 978-1-58394-535-3 | 576pp. $24.95/$28.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-58394-537-7 | $19.95/$19.95 Can.
THE VALUE OF VIOLENCE By Benjamin Ginsberg Prometheus | HC | 978-1-61614-831-7 | 250pp. $24.95/$26.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-1-61614-832-4 | $12.99/$12.99 Can.
RADICAL PASSION Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action By Andrew Harvey North Atlantic Books | TR | 978-1-58394-503-2 | 592pp. $29.95/$35.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.00 e-Book: 978-1-58394-512-4 | $23.95/$23.95 Can.
LET THE EASTERN BASTARDS FREEZE IN THE DARK The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation By Mary Janigan Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-40063-5 | 448pp. $22.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-40064-2 | $13.99/$15.99 Can.
ARMED By Gary Kleck and Don B. Kates Prometheus | HC | 978-1-57392-883-0 | 363pp. $30.99/$32.50 Can. | Exam Copy: $15.50
THIEVES OF BAY STREET How Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions from Canadians By Bruce Livesey Vintage Canada | TR | 978-0-307-35964-3 | 320pp. $19.95/$21.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-35965-0 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
THE MINIMUM SECURITY CHRONICLES
Resistance to Ecocide
By John Reed Foreword by Alexander Cockburn Afterword by James Sherry
By Stephanie McMillan Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-511-1 | 160pp. $16.95/$16.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-512-8 | $16.95/$16.95 Can.
WHEN THE WORLD CALLS
Melville House | TR | 978-1-61219-125-6 | 160pp. $15.00/$15.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-61219-126-3 | $15.00/$15.00 Can.
The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years
By Stanley Meisler
By Salman Rushdie
Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-5051-4 | 288pp. $19.00/$22.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-9547-8 | $26.95/$31.00 Can.
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8260-2 | 656pp. $18.00/NCR | Exam Copy: $3.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-80781-1 | $60.00/$68.00 Can. Audio DL: 978-0-449-80782-8 | $25.00/$29.95 Can. e-Book: 978-0-679-64388-3 | $15.99/NCR
TRUDEAU TRANSFORMED The Shaping of a Statesman 1944–1965 By Max Nemni and Monique Nemni McClelland & Stewart | TR | 978-0-7710-5127-2 | 544pp. $24.99/$24.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $12.50 e-Book: 978-0-7710-5126-5 | $19.99/$19.99 Can.
SACRED GROUND Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America By Eboo Patel Beacon Press | TR | 978-0-8070-7752-8 | 224pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-8070-7749-8 | $24.95/$28.95 Can.
VOICES OF THE WOMEN’S HEALTH MOVEMENT, VOLUME 1 Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-444-2 | 480pp. $21.95/$21.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $11.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-445-9 | $21.95/$21.95 Can.
VOICES OF THE WOMEN’S HEALTH MOVEMENT, VOLUME 2 Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge
Seven Stories Press | TR | 978-1-60980-446-6 | 400pp. $19.95/$19.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-60980-447-3 | $19.95/$19.95 Can.
Using Brands to Get What You Want, Make Corporations Behave, and Maybe Even Save the World
How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty
By Bruce Philp
By Peter Singer
Emblem Editions | TR | 978-0-7710-7004-4 | 288pp. $17.95/$19.99 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-0-7710-7006-8 | $13.99/$13.99 Can.
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8156-8 | 240pp. $15.00/$17.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00 e-Book: 978-1-58836-779-2 | $13.99/$12.99 Can.
550 AP U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS PRACTICE QUESTIONS
The Science Behind America’s Game
THE LIFE YOU CAN SAVE
By Princeton Review
By Allen St. John and Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.
Princeton Review | TR | 978-0-8041-2443-0 | 496pp. $16.99/$18.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00
Ballantine | HC | 978-0-345-54514-5 | 256pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $13.00 e-Book: 978-0-345-54515-2 | $12.99/$14.99 Can.
CRACKING THE AP U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS EXAM, 2014 EDITION By Princeton Review Princeton Review | TR | 978-0-8041-2431-7 | 320pp. $18.99/$21.95 Can. | Exam Copy: $3.00
THE LONGER I’M PRIME MINISTER Stephen Harper and Canada, 2006– By Paul Wells Do not order before 10/22/2013. Random House Canada | HC | 978-0-307-36132-5 | 400pp. $32.00/$32.00 Can. | Exam Copy: $16.00 e-Book: 978-0-307-36134-9 | $15.99/$16.99 Can.
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Published on Aug 22, 2013
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Random House's 2013-2014 Political Science Catalog highlights books ideal for political science courses.