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45: The Right To Rise With Jeb Bush

by David Gregory

After leaving office in 2007, Bush remained active on a number of political issues. He has been an outspoken supporter of the Common Core Standards, a national educational initiative, and of immigration reform....


Storm in My Heart: Memories from the Widow of Johann Most

by Helene Minkin, Alisa Braun & Tom Goyens

A Jewish immigrant in America, dedicated to the cause of freedom, gives her account of life in the anarchist movement.


Jawaharlal Nehru;a Biography Volume 1 1889-1947

by Sarvepalli Gopal

Among the few great statesmen to emerge in Asia, Jawaharal Nehru achieved a national metamorphosis in some ways even more astonishing than that of another towering patriarch, Mao Tse-tung. Not only did he wrest...


The Last Warrior: Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern American Defense Strategy

by Andrew F. Krepinevich & Barry D. Watts

Andrew Marshall is a Pentagon legend. For more than four decades he has served as Director of the Office of Net Assessment, the Pentagon’s internal think tank, under twelve defense secretaries and eight administrations....


In My Own Time

by Jeremy Thorpe

One of the most charismatic politicians of his age, Jeremy Thorpe recalls important events and episodes from his life in politics in this fascinating collection of anecdotes and reminiscences. In it he speaks...


Alex Salmond: My Part in His Downfall

by Alan Cochrane

Alan Cochrane – or ‘that ghastly man from the Telegraph’, as Alex Salmond’s wife calls him – emerged as a Unionist hero in Scotland’s recent independence battle. Using his daily newspaper column and...


Liu Shaoqi and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

by Lowell Dittmer

By addressing the issues that decimated China's monolithic elite in the late 1960s, this text illuminates not only the life and fate of Liu Shaoqi, but also the policy-making process of a revolutionary state...


The Prophet: The Life of Leon Trotsky

by Isaac Deutscher

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary fear as Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His extraordinary life and extensive writings have...


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


Jawaharlal Nehru

by Sarvepalli Gopal

The third and final volume of Sarvepalli Gopal’s biography of Jawaharlal Nehru covers the last eight years of his life and Prime Ministership. It deals with his efforts to sustain economic and social advance...


Jawaharlal Nehru Vol.2 1947-1956

by Sarvepall Gopal

The second volume of Sarvepalli Gopal’s remarkable work covers the first nine years of Nehru’s prime ministership. Like the first volume, it is more than a biography, describing and analysing in detail both...


William Gilpin: Western Nationalist

by Thomas L. Karnes

William Gilpin (1815-1894) has been called "America's first geopolitician." Regarded today as both scientist and quack, Gilpin was in his own time a recognized authority whose maps were accepted by Congress...


Mexican Political Biographies, 1884-1934

by Roderic Ai Camp

Here is an authoritative reference work that makes biographies of prominent Mexican national politicians from the period 1884-1934 available in English. Like the author's biographical directory for the years...


Hale Storm: The Incredible Saga  of Baltimore's Ed Hale,  Including a Secret Life with the CIA

by Kevin Cowherd

The most interesting man in the world? At times, Ed Hale made the Dos Equis guy look like a shut-in. Now for the first time, Hale's inspiring story is told in the pages of Hale Storm. It's a rollicking, inspirational...


Beaten But Not Defeated: Siegfried Moos - A German anti-Nazi who settled in Britain

by Merilyn Moos

Siegi Moos, an anti-Nazi and active member of the German Communist Party, escaped Germany in 1933 and, exiled in Britain, sought another route to the transformation of capitalism. This biography charts Siegi’s...


Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left

by Susan Braudy

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground;...


Eastside Kid: A Memoir of My Youth, From Detroit to Congress

by David E. Bonior

Did you ever wonder what a member of congress was like as a juvenile roaming the streets of his or her neighborhood? Probably not. But nevertheless all of these people in our nation’s capital were once kids....


Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel

by Anita Shapira

David Ben-Gurion cast a great shadow during his lifetime, and his legacy continues to be sharply debated to this day. There have been many books written about the life and accomplishments of the Zionist icon...


Margaret & Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

by Susan Mitchell

The Whitlams' wasn't just a love story - it was a dynamic and enduring partnership that shaped our nation.

This is the compelling story of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, his wife Margaret and their 70-year...


On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

by Richard Norton Smith

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most...