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Order Without Power
An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges
Written by Normand Baillargeon


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

With the rise of the global protestor—from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement—the term "anarchist" has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before. But just as frequently, its definition is skewed or left wanting: anarchists are painted as nihilists, supporters of chaos, or even terrorists.

In Order without Power, an informative primer, Normand Baillargeon... Read more >
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Liberalism
Liberalism
Written by Domenico Losurdo, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681664
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Liberalism
A Counter-History
Written by Domenico Losurdo
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $24.95

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most illiberal of policies: slavery, colonialism, genocide, racism and snobbery.

Narrating an intellectual history running from the eighteenth through to the twentieth centuries... Read more >
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Hitler's Charisma
Hitler's Charisma
Written by Laurence Rees
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389589
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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.00

At the age of twenty-four, in 1913, Adolf Hitler was eking out a living as a painter of pictures for tourists in Munich. Nothing marked him in any way as exceptional, but he did possess certain distinguishing characteristics: a capacity to hate, an inability to accept criticism, and a massive overconfidence... Read more >
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The Walrus and the Elephants
The Walrus and the Elephants
Written by James A. Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804671
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The Walrus and the Elephants
John Lennon's Years of Revolution
Written by James A. Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $23.95

Nineteen-seventy-one was the year John Lennon left London and pop stardom for a life in New York City as a solo artist, record producer and activist looking to help end the war in Vietnam. He settled in Greenwich Village and quickly came to be seen by the leaders of the faltering... Read more >
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The Walrus and the Elephants
John Lennon's Years of Revolution
Written by James A. Mitchell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $23.95

Nineteen-seventy-one was the year John Lennon left London and pop stardom for a life in New York City as a solo artist, record producer and activist looking to help end the war in Vietnam. He settled in Greenwich Village and quickly came to be seen by the leaders of the faltering... Read more >
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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978155
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $18.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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Public Enemy
Public Enemy
Written by Bill Ayers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032763
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Public Enemy
Confessions of an American Dissident
Written by Bill Ayers


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”
 
Labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the McCain campaign in 2008 and used by the radical right in an attempt to castigate Obama for "pallin' around... Read more >
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Public Enemy
Confessions of an American Dissident
Written by Bill Ayers


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $24.95

In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”
 
Labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the McCain campaign in 2008 and used by the radical right in an attempt to castigate Obama for "pallin' around... Read more >
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Order Without Power
Order Without Power
Written by Normand Baillargeon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804718
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Order Without Power
An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges
Written by Normand Baillargeon


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $16.95

With the rise of the global protestor—from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement—the term "anarchist" has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before. But just as frequently, its definition is skewed or left wanting: anarchists are painted as nihilists, supporters of chaos, or even terrorists.

In Order without Power, an informative primer, Normand... Read more >
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Goldwater
Goldwater
Written by Barry Goldwater
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150804
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Goldwater

Written by Barry Goldwater


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $15.99

Barry Goldwater is a principled politican in a world where the species seems endangered, a man of profound convcition about government and law, the grand old man of the Grand Old Party, respected as much by those who disagree with him as by those who share his views. Goldwater is at... Read more >
Our Political Nature
Our Political Nature
Written by Avi Tuschman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148232
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: Hardcover, 500 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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DREAM OF DELIVERANCE
DREAM OF DELIVERANCE
Written by Mona Harrington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831514
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DREAM OF DELIVERANCE

Written by Mona Harrington


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

In this major work of historical and political analysis, Mona Harrington examines curcial missteps and uncertainties in the American statecraft from Woodrow Wilson’s time to Ronald Reagan’s, and traces them to a potent myth at the center of our political thinking. It is a myth peculiarly American, a long-held belief that... Read more >
Wrapped in the Flag
Wrapped in the Flag
Written by Claire Conner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807077504
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Wrapped in the Flag
A Personal History of America's Radical Right
Written by Claire Conner


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $25.95

A narrative history of the John Birch Society by a daughter of one of the infamous ultraconservative organization’s founding fathers.

Named a best nonfiction book of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews and the Tampa Bay Times

 
Long before the rise of the Tea Party movement and the prominence of today’s religious Right, the... Read more >
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Wrapped in the Flag
A Personal History of America's Radical Right
Written by Claire Conner


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $28.95

A narrative history of the John Birch Society by a daughter of one of the infamous ultraconservative organization’s founding fathers.

Named a best nonfiction book of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews and the Tampa Bay Times

 
Long before the rise of the Tea Party movement and the prominence of today’s religious Right, the... Read more >
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The President and the Assassin
The President and the Assassin
Written by Scott Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979282
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The President and the Assassin
McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Written by Scott Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $18.00

A SWEEPING TALE OF TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY AMERICA AND THE IRRESISTIBLE FORCES THAT BROUGHT TWO MEN TOGETHER ONE FATEFUL DAY
 
In 1901, as America tallied its gains from a period of unprecedented imperial expansion, an assassin’s bullet shattered the nation’s confidence. The shocking murder of President William McKinley threw into stark relief the emerging... Read more >
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The Oath
The Oath
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
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ISBN: 9780307390714
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The Oath
The Obama White House and The Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.00

A Washington Post Notable Work of Nonfiction

From the moment Chief Justice Roberts botched Barack Obama's oath of office, the relationship between the Court and the White House has been a fraught one. Grappling with issues as diverse as campaign finance, abortion, and the right to bear arms, the Roberts court has...

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Bloody Nasty People
Bloody Nasty People
Written by Daniel Trilling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680803
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Bloody Nasty People
The Rise of Britain's Far Right
Written by Daniel Trilling


Format: Trade Paperback, 380 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.95

The past decade saw the rise of the British National Party, the country’s most successful ever far-right political movement, and the emergence of the anti-Islamic English Defence League. Taking aim at asylum seekers, Muslims, “enforced multiculturalism” and benefit “scroungers”, these groups have been working overtime to shift the blame for the... Read more >
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Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435790
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
The Agony of the American Left
The Agony of the American Left
Written by Christopher Lasch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830500
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The Agony of the American Left

Written by Christopher Lasch


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $15.99

Five long essays by an American historian, the author of The New Radicalism in America (1965). Under the rubric of "the collapse of mass-based radical movements," Lasch examines the decline of populism, the disintegration of the American socialist party, and the weaknesses of black nationalism. Also included is a history of... Read more >
New Radicalism in America
New Radicalism in America
Written by Christopher Lasch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830517
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New Radicalism in America

Written by Christopher Lasch


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

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 >
World of Nations
World of Nations
Written by Christopher Lasch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830586
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World of Nations

Written by Christopher Lasch


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

The world of nations is the world men have made, in contrast to the world of nature. Seeking to understand the civil society Americans have made, Christopher Lasch, author of The Agony of the American Left, reexamines the liberal and radical traditions in the United States and the limitations of both... Read more >
The Dictator's Learning Curve
The Dictator's Learning Curve
Written by William J. Dobson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477552
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The Dictator's Learning Curve
Inside the Global Battle for Democracy
Written by William J. Dobson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

In this riveting anatomy of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between dictators and those who would challenge their rule. Recent history has seen an incredible moment in the war between dictators and democracy—with waves of protests sweeping Syria and Yemen, and despots falling in Egypt, Tunisia...

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The Last Line of Defense
The Last Line of Defense
Written by Ken Cuccinelli
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437107
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The Last Line of Defense
The New Fight for American Liberty
Written by Ken Cuccinelli


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $12.99

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli leads the historic fight against the unprecedented overreach of the federal government.
 
With Obamacare and agencies like the EPA, the FCC, and the National Labor Relations Board attempting to exercise unprecedented control over the American people, the Obama Administration was breaking federal laws, ignoring federal... Read more >
The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455772
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral...

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