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Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History. Hailed as "a masterpiece" (San Francisco Chronicle), the late Manning Marable's acclaimed biography of Malcolm X finally does justice to one of the most influential and controversial figures of twenti...

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Why were Federalists at the 1787 Philadelphia convention-ostensibly called to revise the Articles of Confederation-so intent on scrapping the old system and drawing up a completely new frame of government? In Redeeming the Republic, Roger Brown fo...

Redeeming the Republic: Federalists, Taxation, and the Origins of the Constitution

Viewed alternately as an obstacle to justice, an impediment to efficient government, and a tool by which some groups gain benefits and privileges at the expense of others, public administration threatens to become the whipping boy of American gove...

The Founders, the Constitution, and Public Administration: A Conflict in World Views

"STOP, THINK, AND DON'T DO SOMETHING STUPID!" This is the warning Dr. Robert Bea drills into his Civil and Environmental Engineering students at the University of California in Berkeley. Bea wants to dramatize what he terms the inevitable "oh shit...

Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking In Your Organization

An essential resource -- featuring 50 proven Quick Reference guides -- for the millions of parents, siblings, and friends of people with mental illness, as well as professionals in the field.

When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness

Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963. "Perhaps it is easy for those who have never felt the stinging darts of segregation to say, 'Wait.' But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your sisters and ...

Why We Can't Wait (Signet Classics)

The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action. Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices -- maneuvering, arguing, po...

The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court

A SWEEPING TALE OF TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY AMERICA AND THE IRRESISTIBLE FORCES THAT BROUGHT TWO MEN TOGETHER ONE FATEFUL DAY. In 1901, as America tallied its gains from a period of unprecedented imperial expansion, an assassin's bullet shattered the n...

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century

In october 1960 at the Old Bailey a jury of nine men and three women prepared for the infamous trial of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" The Obscene Publications Act had been introduced the previous year and D. H. Lawrence's notorious novel was the first...

The Trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina V. Penguin Books Limited: The Transcript of the Trial

Best selling author Thomas Horn had been wrestling with certain images and enigmatic information for years having to do with the beliefs of an Occult Elite pertaining to the return of a pagan deity, which they believe will rule a final earthly emp...

Apollyon Rising 2012: The Lost Symbol Found and the Final Mystery of the Great Seal Revealed

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