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What makes Canada a different kind of society from the United States? In this book-length essay, Philip Resnick argues that, in more ways than one, Canada has been profoundly marked by its European origins. This is most apparent where the European...

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"Krassner is absolutely compelling. He has lived on the edge so long he gets his mail delivered there. "-San Francisco Chronicle. In this collection of irreverent and satirical essays, counterculture icon Paul Krassner explores the moral obscenity...

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The definitive, bestselling book on the origins of nationalism, and the processes that have shaped it. Imagined Communities, Benedict Anderson's brilliant book on nationalism, forged a new field of study when it first appeared in 1983. Since then ...

Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Jacques Ellul blends politics, theology, history, and exposition in this analysis of the relationship between political anarchy and biblical faith. On the one hand, suggests Ellul, anarchists need to understand that much of their criticism of Chri...

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In 1700, Latin America and British North America were roughly equal in economic terms. Yet over the next three centuries, the United States gradually pulled away from Latin America, and today the gap between the two is huge. Why did this happen? W...

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