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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin & "Franklin, Benjamin"

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the record of Benjamin Franklin's life written by Franklin himself and is one of the most influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Franklin's account of...


The Law and the Prophets: Black Consciousness in South Africa, 1968-1977

by Daniel R. Magaziner

"No nation can win a battle without faith," Steve Biko wrote, and as Daniel R. Magaziner demonstrates in The Law and the Prophets, the combination of ideological and theological exploration proved a potent force....


Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China

by Blaine Kaltman

The Turkic Muslims known as the Uighur have long faced social and economic disadvantages in China because of their minority status. Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China...


Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation

by Margaret Cain McCarthy & Mary Ann Zollmann

Power of Sisterhood serves as an historical record of the Apostolic Visitation initiated by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. This book delves into...


The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...


City in the Sky

by James Glanz & Eric Lipton

The definitive biography of the iconic skyscrapers and the ambitions that shaped them--from their dizzying rise to their unforgettable fall

More than a year after the nation began mourning the lives lost in the...


Peddling Peril

by David Albright

“THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.” —ALBERT EINSTEIN

With the revelation of Iran’s secret uranium...


Contemporary Africa's Growth and Development: Issues, Paradox and Solutions

by Agyemang Attah-Poku

This book examines the various factors that have influenced the growth and development process of contemporary Africa. This volume comes up with comprehensive and detailed suggestions and recommendations to...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca

Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish...


Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present

by Jeff Sahadeo & Russell Zanca

For its citizens, contemporary Central Asia is a land of great promise and peril. While the end of Soviet rule has opened new opportunities for social mobility and cultural expression, political and economic...


We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

by Mike McGuire, Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & David Graeber

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.


Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice

by Heather Goodall, Sylvia Hood Washington, Paul Rosier & Martin Melosi et al.

This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography...


The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind

by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer

Acclaim for the Bomb in My Garden"This one book will tell you more about Iraq's quest for weapons of mass destruction than all U.S. intelligence on the subject. It is a fascinating and rare glimpse inside Saddam...


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and...


The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

by Dany Laferrière, David Homel & Michaëlle Jean

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.


The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

by Kim Ghattas

The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective and her quest to understand America's place in the world

In November 2008, Hillary...


Twilight's Last Gleaming: American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World

by Edmund Clingan

In Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Edmund Clingan uses economic measurements to establish measures of political and military power. Clingan examines the changes in these measurements over the last two hundred years...


Power Systems

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian

A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkers

In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky...


Encountering America

by Jessica Grogan

A dramatic narrative history of the psychological movement that reshaped American culture

The expectation that our careers and personal lives should be expressions of our authentic selves, the belief that our...