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Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution

by Ronen A. Cohen

Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution offers theoretical discussion of revolutionary events and applies the resulting framework to a number of case studies from the Middle East....


German Reparations and the Jewish World: A History of the Claims Conference

by Ronald W. Zweig

German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world...


Between Past and Future

by Sorin Antohi, Jacques Rupnik, István Rév & Timothy Garton Ash et al.

"The list of contributors is impressive withnot a single dull chapter...; the editors are to be congratulated for making available such a stimulating and timely, if not timeless, collection" - Slavic Review...


Jane Austen, Game Theorist

by Michael Suk-Young Chwe

Game theory—the study of how people make choices while interacting with others—is one of the most popular technical approaches in social science today. But as Michael Chwe reveals in his insightful new book,...


Palace Politics: How the Ruling Party Brought Crisis to Mexico

by Jonathan Schlefer

Bringing rare interviews and meticulous research to the cloaked world of Mexican politics in the mid-twentieth century, Palace Politics provides a captivating look at the authoritarian Mexican state-one of the...


Popular Tyranny: Sovereignty and Its Discontents in Ancient Greece

by Kathryn A. Morgan

The nature of authority and rulership was a central concern in ancient Greece, where the figure of the king or tyrant and the sovereignty associated with him remained a powerful focus of political and philosophical...


Political Recruitment Across Two Centuries: Mexico, 1884-1991

by Roderic Ai Camp

During more than twenty years of field research, Roderic Ai Camp built a monumental database of biographical information on more than 3,000 leading national figures in Mexico. In this major contribution to Mexican...


Liberalism: A Counter-History

by Domenico Losurdo & Gregory Elliott

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most...


The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East

by Walid Phares

After the 9/11 Commission concluded in 2004 that the U.S. was engaged in a war with terrorists and never realized it, they reasoned that “a failure of imagination” had prevented us from seeing terrorism...


Election Year 1968: The Turning Point

by Dennis D. Wainstock

Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed.

The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace.

Riots in Chicago streets.


Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism

by Geoff Mann

From money and markets to the subprime crisis, this anti-capitalist pocket guide explains capitalism and its crises, and suggests alternatives.


The Promise of American Life

by Herbert Croly & Franklin Foer

The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular impact on national politics when it was first published in 1909 and that has been recognized ever...


Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their Political Journeys

by Mary Eberstadt

Political vicissitudes aside, with or without a conservative administration, whether or not America is engaged in war, or regardless of who next holds the majority either in Congress or the Court, the United...


WRITING THE MODERN HISTORY OF IRAQ: HISTORIOGRAPHICAL AND POLITICAL CHALLENGES: Historiographical and Political Challenges

by PETER SLUGLETT & Hamit Bozarslan

The modern history of Iraq is punctuated by a series of successive and radical ruptures (coups d'etat, changes of regime, military adventures and foreign invasions) whose chronological markers are relatively...


Spin This!

by Bill Press & Bill Maher

We're all familiar with the warning, "Don't believe everything you see or hear." Bill Press, the popular co-host of CNN's Crossfire, will have you wondering whether you should believe anything at all.

Spin...


The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

by bell hooks

With the courage, honesty, and compassion that have made her one of America's most provocative authorities on modern culture, bell hooks takes on the interior lives of men and answers their most intimate questions...


Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and Natural Rhetoric

by Jeffrey J. Maciejewski

Jeffrey J. Maciejewski’s Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and Natural Rhetoric reveals why human nature is dependent on an internally constituted form of persuasive discourse to bring about human...


Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World

by Sharon Schuman

This book invites us to question our infatuation with freedom as autonomy and enlightenment and introduces a new concept: dialogic freedom. It presents riveting moments of decision in literature from Homer’s...


Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem

by bell hooks

World-renowned scholar and visionary bell hooks takes an in-depth look at one of the most critical issues of our time, the impact of low self-esteem on the lives of black people.

Without self-esteem everyone...


You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government

by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Straight-talking CNBC reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera demands a modern solution to our nation’s social and economic woes—a return to our political roots: fiscal conservatism, limited government, and personal...