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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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ISBN: 9780812980387
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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New Radicalism in America
New Radicalism in America
Written by Christopher Lasch
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ISBN: 9780307830517
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New Radicalism in America

Written by Christopher Lasch


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
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Around the turn of the century, the American liberal tradition made a major shift away from politics. The new radicals were more interested in the reform of education, culture, and sexual mores. Through vivid biographies, Christopher Lasch chronicles these social reformers from Jane Addams, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Lincoln Steffens to... Read more >
Being Arab
Being Arab
Written by Samir Kassir, Translated by Will Hobson, Introduction by Robert Fisk
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ISBN: 9781844672806
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Being Arab

Written by Samir Kassir
Translated by Will Hobson
Introduction by Robert Fisk


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $12.95

Before his assassination in 2005, Samir Kassir was one of Lebanon’s foremost public intellectuals. In Being Arab, a thought-provoking assessment of Arab identity, he calls on the people of the Middle East to reject both Western double standards and Islamism in order to take the future into their own hands. Passionately... Read more >
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Being Arab

Written by Samir Kassir
Translated by Will Hobson
Introduction by Robert Fisk


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $12.95

In the years before his assassination in 2005, Samir Kassir became one of Lebanon’s foremost public intellectuals, a fearless critic of tyranny and an inspiring advocate of democracy. In Being Arab, his last book, he calls on the peoples of the Middle East to reject both Western double standards and Islamism... Read more >
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Marxism in the United States
Marxism in the United States
Written by Paul Buhle
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ISBN: 9781781680155
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Marxism in the United States
Remapping the History of the American Left
Written by Paul Buhle


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A crown jewel of New Left historiography, this overview of U.S. Marxism was hailed on its first publication for its nuanced storytelling, balance and incredible sweep.

Brimming over with archival finds and buoyed by the recollections of witnesses and participants in the radical movements of decades past, Marxism in the United States... Read more >
The World America Made
The World America Made
Written by Robert Kagan
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ISBN: 9780345802712
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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.95

Robert Kagan, the New York Times bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power and one of the country’s most influential strategic thinkers, reaffirms the importance of United States’s global leadership in this timely and important book.
 
Upon its initial publication, The World America Made became one of the most talked about political...

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The Invention of the Land of Israel
The Invention of the Land of Israel
Written by Shlomo Sand, Translated by Geremy Forman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679461
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The Invention of the Land of Israel
From Holy Land to Homeland
Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by Geremy Forman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $26.95

What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the... Read more >
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The Revenge of History
The Revenge of History
Written by Seumas Milne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679638
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The Revenge of History
The Battle for the 21st Century
Written by Seumas Milne


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2012
Price: $29.95

From 9/11 to the Arab uprisings and beyond—encompassing the economic crisis, war on terror, rise of China and tide of change in Latin America—The Revenge of History turns the orthodoxies of the past generation on their head.
 
In this coruscating account of the first decade of the twenty-first century, Seumas... Read more >
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The Revenge of History
The Battle for the 21st Century
Written by Seumas Milne


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 16, 2012
Price: $29.95

From 9/11 to the Arab uprisings and beyond—encompassing the economic crisis, war on terror, rise of China and tide of change in Latin America—The Revenge of History turns the orthodoxies of the past generation on their head.
 
In this coruscating account of the first decade of the twenty-first century, Seumas... Read more >
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Mapping Ideology
Mapping Ideology
Edited by Slavoj Zizek, Contribution by Nicholas Abercrombie, Theodor Adorno, Louis Althusser and Michele Barrett
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ISBN: 9781844675548
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Mapping Ideology

Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Contribution by Nicholas Abercrombie, Theodor Adorno, Louis Althusser and Michele Barrett


Format: Trade Paperback, 348 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

For a long time, the term ‘ideology’ was in disrepute, having become associated with such unfashionable notions as fundamental truth and the eternal verities. The tide has turned, and recent years have seen a revival of interest in the questions that ideology poses to social and cultural theory, and to political... Read more >
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Mapping Ideology
Mapping Ideology
Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844675791
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Mapping Ideology

Edited by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $95.00

For a long time, the term “ideology” was in disrepute, having become associated with such unfashionable notions as fundamental truth and the eternal verities. The tide has turned, and recent years have seen a revival of interest in the questions that ideology poses to social and cultural theory and to political... Read more >
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Mapping the Nation
Mapping the Nation
Edited by Gopal Balakrishnan, Contribution by Lord Acton, Otto Bauer and John Breuilly, Introduction by Benedict Anderson
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ISBN: 9781844676507
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Mapping the Nation

Edited by Gopal Balakrishnan
Contribution by Lord Acton, Otto Bauer and John Breuilly
Introduction by Benedict Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

In nearly two decades since Samuel P. Huntington proposed his influential and troubling ‘clash of civilizations’ thesis, nationalism has only continued to puzzle and frustrate commentators, policy analysts and political theorists. No consensus exists concerning its identity, genesis or future. Are we reverting to the petty nationalisms of the nineteenth century... Read more >
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State vs. Defense
State vs. Defense
Written by Stephen Glain
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ISBN: 9780307408426
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State vs. Defense
The Battle to Define America's Empire
Written by Stephen Glain


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.00

A masterful account of how sixty years of American militarism created the Cold War, fanned decades of conflict, helped fuel Islamist terror, and now threatens to bankrupt the nation.

For most of the twentieth century, the sword has led before the olive branch in American foreign policy, and the United States...

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The Communist Horizon
The Communist Horizon
Written by Jodi Dean
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679546
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The Communist Horizon

Written by Jodi Dean


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $19.95

In this new title in Verso’s Pocket Communism series, Jodi Dean unshackles the communist ideal from the failures of the Soviet Union. In an age when the malfeasance of international banking has alerted exploited populations the world over to the unsustainability of an economic system predicated on perpetual growth, it is... Read more >
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The World America Made
The World America Made
Written by Robert Kagan, Read by Robertson Dean
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ISBN: 9780449012918
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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan
Read by Robertson Dean


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On Sale: February 7, 2012
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What would the world look like if America were to reduce its role as a global leader in order to focus all its energies on solving its problems at home? And is America really in decline? Robert Kagan, New York Times best-selling author and one of the country’s most influential strategic... Read more >
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The World America Made
The World America Made
Written by Robert Kagan
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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

What would the world look like if America were to reduce its role as a global leader in order to focus all its energies on solving its problems at home? And is America really in decline? Robert Kagan, New York Times best-selling author and one of the country’s most influential strategic... Read more >
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Decided on the Battlefield
Decided on the Battlefield
Written by David Alan Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145095
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Decided on the Battlefield
Grant, Sherman, Lincoln and the Election of 1864
Written by David Alan Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 319 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $27.00

In the summer of 1864, the American Civil War had been dragging on for over three years with no end in sight. Things had not gone well for the Union, and the public blamed the president for the stalemate against the Confederacy and for the appalling numbers of killed and wounded... Read more >
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Decided on the Battlefield
Grant, Sherman, Lincoln and the Election of 1864
Written by David Alan Johnson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

In the summer of 1864, the American Civil War had been dragging on for over three years with no end in sight. Things had not gone well for the Union, and the public blamed the president for the stalemate against the Confederacy and for the appalling numbers of killed and wounded... Read more >
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Anti-Systemic Movements
Anti-Systemic Movements
Written by Giovanni Arrighi, Terence K. Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein
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ISBN: 9781844677863
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Anti-Systemic Movements

Written by Giovanni Arrighi, Terence K. Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2012
Price: $15.95

Building on an analysis of the dissenting movements to have emerged since the rise of modern capitalism, Anti-Systemic Movements uncovers an international groundswell of resistance still vitally active at the end of the twentieth century. The authors suggest that the new assertiveness of the South, the development of class struggle in... Read more >
The Gardens of Democracy
A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government
Written by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $12.95

American democracy is informed by the 18th century’s most cutting edge thinking on society, economics, and government. We’ve learned some things in the intervening 230 years about self interest, social behaviors, and how the world works. Now, authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer argue that some fundamental assumptions about citizenship, society... Read more >
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The Gardens of Democracy
The Gardens of Democracy
Written by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570618239
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The Gardens of Democracy
A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government
Written by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $12.95

American democracy is informed by the 18th century’s most cutting edge thinking on society, economics, and government. We’ve learned some things in the intervening 230 years about self interest, social behaviors, and how the world works. Now, authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer argue that some fundamental assumptions about citizenship, society... Read more >
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Lives on the Left
Lives on the Left
Edited by Francis Mulhern, Contribution by Giovanni Arrighi, Akira Asada, Luciana Castellina and Noam Chomsky
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ISBN: 9781844676996
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Lives on the Left
A Group Portrait
Edited by Francis Mulhern
Contribution by Giovanni Arrighi, Akira Asada, Luciana Castellina and Noam Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2011
Price: $24.95

The extended critical interview is especially flexible as a form, by turns tenacious and glancing, elliptical or sustained, combining argument and counter-argument, reflection, history and memoir with a freedom normally denied to its subjects in conventional writing formats. Lives on the Left brings together sixteen such interviews from New Left Review... Read more >
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Lives on the Left
A Group Portrait
Edited by Francis Mulhern
Contribution by Giovanni Arrighi, Akira Asada, Luciana Castellina and Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 7, 2011
Price: $24.95

The extended critical interview is especially flexible as a form, by turns tenacious and glancing, elliptical or sustained, combining argument and counter-argument, reflection, history and memoir with a freedom normally denied to its subjects in conventional writing formats. Lives on the Left brings together sixteen such interviews from New Left Review... Read more >
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State vs. Defense
State vs. Defense
Written by Stephen Glain
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307888983
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State vs. Defense
The Battle to Define America's Empire
Written by Stephen Glain


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

A masterful account of how sixty years of American militarism created the Cold War, fanned decades of unnecessary conflict, helped to fuel Islamist terror, and threatens to bankrupt the country.
 
For most of the twentieth century, the sword has led before the olive branch in American foreign policy. In eye-opening fashion, State... Read more >
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The Shield of Achilles
The Shield of Achilles
Written by Philip Bobbitt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307796905
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The Shield of Achilles
War, Peace, and the Course of History
Written by Philip Bobbitt


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $15.99

"We are at a moment in world affairs when the essential ideas that govern statecraft must change. For five centuries it has taken the resources of a state to destroy another state . . . This is no longer true, owing to advances in international telecommunications, rapid computation, and weapons of... Read more >
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