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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...


Story of a Death Foretold: The Coup Against Salvador Allende, September 11, 1973

by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

On the fortieth anniversary of revolution and rebellion in Chile, a searching history of the rise and fall of the world's first and only democratically elected Marxist president.

On September 11, 1973, President...


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.


Independence without Freedom: Iran's Foreign Policy

by R. K. Ramazani

Ruhi Ramazani is widely considered the dean of Iranian foreign policy study, having spent the past sixty years studying and writing about the country's international relations. In Independence without Freedom,...


A History of Medieval Political Thought: 300 1450

by Joseph Canning

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Women in Canadian Politics: Volume 6: Toward Equity in Representation

by Kathy Megyery

The studies in this volume examine women's involvement in political parties both past and present.


Canadian Politics Unplugged

by Eric Nicol & Peter Whalley

A humorous look at the problem of democracy in a country that is too big to digest without getting gas.


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...


The Trail of the Dinosaur / Reflections on Hanging

by Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler�s publications manifest a wide range of political, scientific and literary interests. The combined edition of The Trail of the Dinosaur and Reflections on Hanging gathers some of his best-known...


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

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...


Ambivalent Miracles: Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing

by Nancy D. Wadsworth

Over the past three decades, American evangelical Christians have undergone unexpected, progressive shifts in the area of race relations, culminating in a national movement that advocates racial integration...


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...


Latino National Political Coalitions: Struggles and Challenges

by David Rodriguez

This study examines Latino national political coalitions in the United States with a focus on Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans. It argues that Latino national political coalitions are an avenue of political...


Hometown Chinatown: A History of Oakland's Chinese Community, 1852-1995

by Eva Armentrout Ma

Focusing on the local history of the Chinese in Oakland, California, this study examines common stereotypes in the early Chinese community and Chinatown organizations.