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The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black presidency, from “one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today” (Vanity Fair).


Buyer's Remorse: How Obama Let Progressives Down

by Bill Press

The prominent liberal syndicated radio and television host concisely explains the many ways President Obama has failed to live up to either his promises or his progressive potential, leaving Democrats disillusioned...

Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

by Hugo Meijer

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, Trading with the Enemy examines how the United States has balanced its potentially conflicting...

Doubletalk: The Language, Code, and Jargon of a Presidential Election

by Chuck McCutcheon & David Mark

With 100 key phrases, this is your up-to-the-minute ebook guide to the presidential election follies

TIME The New Revolutionaries: An Inside Look at the Rebels and Refomers Running for the White House

by Editors of Time

The editors of TIME present a guide to the presidential hopefuls that have surfaced for the 2016 election. These political outsiders are storming the capitol, and challenging the status quo of the Washington...

State of the Union Addresses

by US Presidents

In this collection of State of the Union Addresses, Trajectory, Inc. has run the text through a proprietary Natural Language Processing (NLP) system to analyze the content of all addresses, examining words,...

The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government

by Mike Lofgren

The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barred exposé of who really wields power in Washington


Mike Lofgren is back with a book perfectly pitched for the frenzied...

The Great Exception: The New Deal and the Limits of American Politics

by Jefferson Cowie

The New Deal: where does it fit in the big picture of American history? What does it mean for us today? What happened to the economic equality it once engendered? In The Great Exception, Jefferson Cowie provides...

The New Deal: A Global History

by Kiran Klaus Patel

The New Deal: A Global History provides a radically new interpretation of a pivotal period in US history. The first comprehensive study of the New Deal in a global context, the book compares American responses...

Justice For None: How the Drug War Broke the Legal System

by The Washington Post

When tough-on-crime laws passed 30 years ago during an era of drug-fueled violence, they were supported across the political spectrum. The subsequent "war on drugs" sent non-violent offenders to prison for decades...

Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam 2016, Premium Edition

by Princeton Review

PREMIUM PRACTICE FOR A PERFECT 5! Equip yourself to ace the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam with this Premium version of The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide. In addition to thorough content reviews,...

The U.S. House of Representatives

by Matthew Spieler

The third book in the Fundamentals of American Government civics series explores the inner workings of this important part of the legislative branch. As with Selecting a President and The U.S. Senate, this book...

The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party's Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House

by McKay Coppins

The explosive story of the Republican Party's intensely dramatic and fractious efforts to find its way back to unity and national dominance

After the 2012 election, the GOP was in the wilderness. Lost and in...

A World of Three Cultures: Honor, Achievement and Joy

by Miguel E. Basanez & Ronald F. Inglehart

In this book, Miguel Basanez presents a provocative look at the impact of culture on global development. Drawing on data from governments, NGOs, the World Values Survey and more addressing over one hundred countries,...

From the war in Syria and Terrorism in Paris: Combatting Terrorism IS-A different look

by Mr. Peter Han

France, Russia and the U.S. moved beyond talk of cooperation and into the far more difficult realm of action, as the “grand and single coalition” French President François Hollande called for to combat...

Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia

by Siriporn Wajjwalku, Kong Chong Ho & Osamu Yoshida

Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained...

Trump: The Good, The Bad & The Quotable

by Beyond Books Editors

Only one man stands above the herd this election season, but who is he? What does he stand for? Here in this ultimate collection of his best quotes we meet the billionaire, mogul, TV star, and (possibly) the...

Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress

by Nick Littlefield & David Nexon

“The best book I have read about the inner dynamics of the United States Senate.” —Doris Kearns Goodwin

Two top domestic policy advisors to Senator Edward Kennedy offer an insider’s view of several remarkable...

The Right to Try

by Darcy Olsen

Why should you need the government’s permission to save your own life?

Jenn McNary’s two sons, Max and Austin, were diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy—a fatal disorder that leads to muscle degeneration...

An Argument Open to All: Reading "The Federalist" in the 21st Century

by Sanford Levinson

In An Argument Open to All, renowned legal scholar Sanford Levinson takes a novel approach to what is perhaps America's most famous political tract.  Rather than concern himself with the authors as historical...