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One of our deepest human desires and needs is to live in peace. We all yearn for peace, but what is it exactly? How do we find it, and how can we bring peace to our lives and our communities? Jean Vanier reflects on recent world events, identifyin...

Finding Peace

As everyone knows, the United States Constitution is a tangible, visible document. Many see it in fact as a sacred text, holding no meaning other than that which is clearly visible on the page. Yet as renowned legal scholar Laurence Tribe shows, w...

The Invisible Constitution (Inalienable Rights)

Two of the world's most dangerous flashpoints, this edited volume with contributions by leading scholars offers a comprehensive evaluation and comparison of approaches to conflict management and prevention on the Korean Peninsula and in the Taiwan...

Conflict Prevention and Management in Northeast Asia: The Korean Peninsula and Taiwan Strait in Comparison

Presidential Courage is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, The Conquerors, it was a New York Times bestsell...

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

While Laura Ingraham was walking through a Northern Virginia shopping mall one Saturday afternoon, it all became clear to her. Everywhere she turned, she saw signs of the impending disaster: zombie teens texting each other across a café table; a ...

Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots

In this comprehensive history of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (ILBPP), Chicago native Jakobi Williams demonstrates that the city's Black Power movement was both a response to and an extension of the city's civil rights movement....

From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago

The Dynamic Dominion tells the dramatic story of Virginia's political transformation from the Second World War to the Reagan Revolution. The cradle of American democracy -- and thus of the democratic movement that is sweeping the globe today -- th...

The Dynamic Dominion: Realignment and the Rise of Two-Party Competition in Virginia, 1945-1980

In Restless Empire, award-winning historian Odd Arne Westad presents a history of China's relationship with the rest of the world for the last 250 years. Westad shows that, for most of its recent past, China has been an open society with an unriva...

Restless Empire

The construction of the European Community (EC) has widely been understood as the product of either economic self-interest or dissatisfaction with the nation-state system. In Europe United, Sebastian Rosato challenges these conventional explanatio...

Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)

The world's most exciting, fastest-growing new market is where you least expect it: at the bottom of the pyramid. Collectively, the world's billions of poor people have immense untapped buying power. They represent an enormous opportunity for comp...

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid, The: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits

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