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The Palin Effect: Money, Sex and Class in the New American Politics

by Shana Pearlman

A US presidential election is, quite simply, the greatest show on Earth. In the battle to occupy the most important seat in the world, in which power can be bought and sold, forces on either side hoodwink the...

Gridlock Nation

by Kwasi Kwarteng & Jonathan Dupont

Why do we spend so much time stuck in traffic?  After Peak Oil, do we face the prospect of Peak Travel? Does climate change mean no more foreign holidays? In Victorian times, Britain used to have the finest...

Ireland's Other History

by Hector McDonnell

From the uncertain first dawn of human presence on the island, to the defeat of the old Gaelic order at Kinsale in 1602, Hector McDonnell chronicles the lost origins of Ireland’s ‘otherness’. This scholarly...

The Best of Resurgence: A Selection from the First Twenty-Five Years

by John Button

A consistent advocate of Green thinking long before it became fashionable, Resurgence has been an influential forum for the discussion of the root causes of our current industrial and materialistic crisis. The...

Annals of the Famine in Ireland

by Aesnath Nicholson & Maureen Murphy

In January, 1847, during the height of the Famine in Ireland, Asenath Hatch Nicholson began her one-woman relief operation in Dublin, organizing a soup-kitchen, visiting homes of the poor and distributing bread...

Spin Masters: How the Media Ignored the Real News and Helped Reelect Barack Obama

by David Freddoso

The biggest story of the election was how the media ignored the biggest story of the election.

Amid all the breathless coverage of a non-existent War on Women, there was little or no coverage of Obama’s war...

Long, Long Tales from the Russian North

by Jack V. Haney

This volume of folktales from the Far North of European Russia features seventeen works by five narrators of the Russian tale, all recorded in the twentieth century. The tales, distinguished by their extraordinary...

I Told You So: Gore Vidal Talks Politics: Interviews with Jon Wiener

by Gore Vidal & Jon Wiener

“I exist to say, ‘No, that isn’t the way it is,’ or ‘What you believe to be true is not true for the following reasons.’ I am a master of the obvious. I mean, if there’s a hole in the road, I will,...

Becoming Wellstone: Healing from Tragedy and Carrying on My Father's Legacy

by Paul David Wellstone & Jim Ramstad

Paul David Wellstone Jr. (known as Dave) fell into a zombie-like state of shock when he first got word that the eleven-seater plane carrying his parents and sister couldn't be located on radar. It was as if...

Gay Men and Substance Abuse: A Basic Guide for Addicts and Those Who Care for Them

by Michael Shelton

Winner of the 2012 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award -- GLBT Category!

Gay Men and Substance Abuse fills a tremendous void, serving as a valuable resource for gay men, professionals,...

The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed

by David Stockman

The controversial bestseller on the failure of the Reagan Revolution, now back in print

A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel: Murder, Money, and an Epic Power Struggle in China

by Pin Ho & Wenguang Huang

The downfall of Bo Xilai in China was more than a darkly thrilling mystery. It revealed a cataclysmic internal power struggle between Communist Party factions, one that reached all the way to China’s new president...

Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries

by Jagdish Bhagwati & Arvind Panagariya

In its history since Independence, India has seen widely different economic experiments: from Jawharlal Nehru’s pragmatism to the rigid state socialism of Indira Gandhi to the brisk liberalization of the 1990s....

Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas

by Erica Grieder

Texas may well be America’s most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders...

So Much Wind: The Myth of Green Energy

by Struan Stevenson

The energy crisis is one of the most pressing and significant problems the world has to face. With limited resources of fossil fuels left, and the additional political and environmental issues that surround...

Night Fighters: A Development and Combat History

by Bill Gunston

From its beginnings during World War I, the role of the dedicated night fighter aircraft and its pilots in the 21st century has evolved greatly. This work reflects the massive changes in technology and in tactics....

Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse

by Adam Hart-Davis & Emily Troscianko

On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse...

Africa in World Politics: Engaging A Changing Global Order

by John W Harbeson & Donald Rothchild

An updated investigation of the role of Africa in world affairs from a survey of contemporary international issues affecting the continent.

The Public Policy Theory Primer

by Kevin B. Smith & Christopher W. Larimer

A detailed and now thoroughly updated investigation of the key theories in contemporary public policy

Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them

by Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang has been called "Jonathan Swift's nicer, younger brother" (The New York Observer). His plays are known for containing hilarity at every turn and revealing social commentary in every corner....