The Unwinding

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374534608
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Paints a picture of the last thirty years of life in America by following several citizens, including the son of tobacco farmers in the rural south, a Washington insider who denies his idealism for riches, and a Silicon Valley billionaire.

Blood Of The Liberals

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374251428
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The author discusses how such issues as the New Deal and the New Left influenced his grandfather's and father's political activism, and how both figures affected his own personal and political life.

The Assassins Gate

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374705329
Size: 32.60 MB
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THE ASSASSINS' GATE: AMERICA IN IRAQ recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq.

A Time Of Paradox

Author: Glen Jeansonne
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742533776
Size: 11.69 MB
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Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox analyzes the political, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the last century while focusing on the diverse and sometimes contradictory human experiences that characterized this dynamic ...

The Payoff

Author: Jeff Connaughton
Publisher: Easton Studio Press, LLC
ISBN: 1935212974
Size: 40.45 MB
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This book takes us inside their dogged crusade against institutional inertia and industry influence as they encounter an outright reluctance by the Obama administration, the Justice Department, and the Securities and Exchange Commission to ...

Berkeley At War The 1960s

Author: W.J. Rorabaugh Professor of History University of Washington
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198022522
Size: 21.33 MB
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An invaluable account of its time and place, this book anchors the '60s in American history, both before and since that colorful decade.

The Village Of Waiting

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374527808
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Now restored to print with a new Foreword by Philip Gourevitch and an Afterword by the author, this book is a frank, moving, and vivid account of contemporary life in West Africa.

Listen Liberal

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1627795405
Size: 76.42 MB
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But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party.

What S The Matter With Kansas

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429900324
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In asking "what 's the matter with Kansas?"—how a place famous for its radicalism became one of the most conservative states in the union—Frank, a native Kansan and onetime Republican, seeks to answer some broader American riddles: Why ...