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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Global warming

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The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it.<br... [more]

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

Ece Temelkuran

Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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'This is essential' Margaret Atwood on Twitter `She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive... [more]

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The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism

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The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism...

Hassan Damluji

Globalization; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Nationalism

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Today, globalism has a bad reputation. 'Citizens of the world' are depicted as recklessly uninterested in how international... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Islam; Political science & theory

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Harris and Nawaz invite readers to join an urgently needed... [more]

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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies

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Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies...

Paul Starr

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic history; Advocate - Politics

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An investigation into the foundations of democratic societies and the ongoing struggle over the power of concentrated wealth... [more]

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Rousseau

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Rousseau

Celine Spector

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is one of the most controversial philosophers of the eighteenth century, and his groundbreaking work... [more]

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

Candida R. Moss, Joel S. Baden

History; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts; Political science & theory

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How the billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to make America a Bible nation The... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like and how has it evolved? Professor Roger Scruton delivers a critique of left-wing ideology today.... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism

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The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism

Ruth Kinna

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Anarchism

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Often associated with chaos or disorder, anarchy defies definition and routinely gets a bad press. And yet from Occupy to... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

Jonathan Holslag

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; International trade

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For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports,... [more]

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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [more]

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An Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad: Scandal in the Raj

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An Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad: Scandal in the Raj

Benjamin B. Cohen

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Ethnic studies; Political science & theory

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Benjamin Cohen tells the dramatic story of Mehdi Hasan and Ellen Donnelly, whose marriage convulsed high society in nineteenth-century... [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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China and Japan: Facing History

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China and Japan: Facing History

Ezra F. Vogel

History; Asian history; Political science & theory; International relations

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China and Japan have cultural and political connections that stretch back 1,500 years. But today they need to reset their... [more]

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The State and Politics In Japan

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The State and Politics In Japan

Ian Neary

History; Political science & theory

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In this fully revised and updated second edition of his classic text, Ian Neary explores the dynamics of democracy in Japan,... [more]

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

Bruno Macaes

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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A bold, eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia [more]

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

Matthew Simonton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Political science & theory; Political ideologies

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Classical Greek Oligarchy thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of ancient Greek government, the rule of... [more]

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

Elizabeth Frazer, Kimberly Hutchings

Politics & government; Political science & theory

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In this book, Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings ask whether the use of violence can ever be justified in politics. Using... [more]

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

Neil M. Maher

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Conservation of the environment; Technical design; History of engineering & technology

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Neil M. Maher shows how NASA's celestial aspirations were tethered to terrestrial concerns of the time: the civil rights struggle,... [more]

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Syria

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Syria

David W. Lesch

History; Political science & theory

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David Lesch takes the reader on an illuminating journey through the last hundred years of Syrian history - from the end of... [more]

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Russia's Futures

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Russia's Futures

Richard Sakwa

History; Political science & theory

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Russia is back as a major force in global politics, but what does this mean? In this erudite and balanced study, renowned... [more]

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

David Neiwert

History; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Fascinating story of the remarkable resurgence of extremists in the United States by acclaimed investigative reporter [more]

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