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My Own Story

by Emmeline Pankhurst

Delve into the nitty-gritty details of the daily life of suffragist leader Emmeline Pankhurst in this inspiring memoir. Pankhurst is regarded as one of the chief architects of the women's suffrage movement,...


The Secrets of Station X

by Michael Smith

A melting pot of Oxbridge dons, maverick oddballs and more regular citizens worked night and day at Station X, as Bletchley Park was known, to derive intelligence information from German coded messages. Bear...


Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?

What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?

How much do parents really matter?

These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to...


On the Social Contract

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A milestone of political science, Rousseau's 1762 work argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is rife with inequality. He proposes an alternative system for the development...


Command or Control?: Command, Training and Tactics in the British and German Armies, 1888-1918

by Dr Martin Samuels & Martin Samuels

This is a comparative study of the fighting systems of the British and German armies in The Great War. Taking issue with revisionist historians, Samuels argues that German success in battle can be explained...


Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play

by James C. Scott

James Scott taught us what's wrong with seeing like a state. Now, in his most accessible and personal book to date, the acclaimed social scientist makes the case for seeing like an anarchist. Inspired by the...


Summary of Hard Choices: by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

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Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

 

Preview of the earlier Chapters:

Chapter 1

Hillary Clinton came to terms with the fact that Barack Obama won the 2008 primaries after her long...


Summary of Evicted: by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Evicted by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis

 

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Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a sociological study of evictions, housing, and homelessness...


George Bernard Shaw: Collected Articles, Lectures, Essays and Letters

by George Bernard Shaw

This carefully crafted ebook: "George Bernard Shaw: Collected Articles, Lectures, Essays and Letters" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. George Bernard Shaw (1856...


Dear Minister Poletti

by Paolo Brunelli & Dottor Paolo Brunelli

The revolution of the labor market in Italy. In a letter all the information to change the labor market in Italy. A letter full of suggestions, updates and hopes for the Italian people. A letter other than one...


Final Floodaware Report of the European Climate and Environment Programme

by Nicolas Gendreau

Within the framework of a European approach with standards recognised by the establishment of risk and vulnerability maps and consideration of ecological and social aspects, this report presents 14 European...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu & Lionel Giles

This is the most important book ever written about warfare and conflict. Lionel Giles' translation is the definitive edition and his commentary is indispensable. The Art of War can be used and adapted in every...


The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate

by Barry Sussman

No American history, government, or journalism collection is complete without this new edition of "The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate," by Barry Sussman, the best account of the fall of Richard...


Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation)

by Adolf Hitler & James Murphy

Hitler's Mein Kampf combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of his political ideology. Hitler began the book while imprisoned for "political crimes" after his failed government take-over. Though...


The Amateur

by Edward Klein

It’s amateur hour at the White House. So says New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein in his new political exposé The Amateur. Tapping into the public’s growing sentiment that President Obama is...


This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

by Sarah Ruth van Gelder

Occupy Wall Street protests have spread around the world, with a common slogan of "We are the 99%." But there is a great deal of confusion and misperception about this movement. This book clarifies the who,...


Islam Exposed: Islam 101 and What It Means to America. Are We in Danger? Are Muslims a Real Threat to Our Freedom?

by Floyd C. McElveen & Greg Bilbo

This is an incredibly compact, informative book about the fundamentals of the Islamic faith, the truth about Islam and its deadly mission worldwide, with alarming eye-popping revelations concerning the real...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli & W. K. Marriott

Il Principe (The Prince) is the famous text by Florentine public servant Niccolo Machiavelli, in which he outlines the best strategy by which a prince can acquire, maintain and protect his state. Published posthumously,...


The Lost Child of Philomena Lee

by Martin Sixsmith

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the...


The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

by Nate Silver

"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." —Rachel Maddow, author of Drift

Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted...