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By Ashu M. G. Solo (editor)
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9781466660625 | Idea Group Reference, May 31, 2014, cover price $210.00

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Product Description: The era of the Chinese leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao was one in which China became richer, more powerful, more prominent and more vexed. This series of essays, originally published on the Open Democracy website between 2006 and 2013, attempts to make sense of the cultural, political and economic dynamics within which China operates...read more
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9781783264247 | Imperial College Pr, May 28, 2014, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: The era of the Chinese leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao was one in which China became richer, more powerful, more prominent and more vexed.

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Product Description: From George Washington's decision to buy time for the new nation by signing the less-than-ideal Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1795 to George W. Bush's order of a military intervention in Iraq in 2003, the matter of who is president of the United States is of the utmost importance...read more
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9780691133584 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 10, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: From George Washington's decision to buy time for the new nation by signing the less-than-ideal Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1795 to George W.

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9780691160917 | New edition (Princeton Univ Pr, May 25, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From George Washington's decision to buy time for the new nation by signing the less-than-ideal Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1795 to George W.

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Product Description: Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership is a trove of wisdom for anyone hoping to achieve their goals and turn their dreams into reality...read more
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9780062135124 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, May 22, 2012), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.

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9780062135131 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 3, 2014), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.
9780062184061 | Lgr edition (Harpercollins, May 22, 2012), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.

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9780062196859 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, May 22, 2012), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.

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By Sabine Dabringhaus (editor)
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9789004251489 | Lam edition (Brill Academic Pub, May 15, 2014), cover price $142.00

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9781860571206 | Welsh Academic Pr, May 14, 2014, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: One of the most contentious issues in contemporary foreign policy—especially in the United States—is the use of military force to intervene in the domestic affairs of other states. Some military interventions explicitly try to transform the domestic institutions of the states they target; others do not, instead attempting only to reverse foreign policies or resolve disputes without trying to reshape the internal landscape of the target state...read more
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9780801449222 | Cornell Univ Pr, March 17, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: One of the most contentious issues in contemporary foreign policy—especially in the United States—is the use of military force to intervene in the domestic affairs of other states.

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9780801479557 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 13, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: One of the most contentious issues in contemporary foreign policy—especially in the United States—is the use of military force to intervene in the domestic affairs of other states.

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Product Description: Vietnam's political development has entered an extraordinary, if indeterminate, phase. Politics in Vietnam, long a predictable and dour affair, are today characterized by a sense of uncertainty and possibility that has no precedent in the country's post-war history...read more
By Jonathan London (editor)
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9781137347527 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 14, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Vietnam's political development has entered an extraordinary, if indeterminate, phase.

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9780739192245 | Lexington Books, May 6, 2014, cover price $90.00

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Product Description: Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United States Constitution were intended to restrain self-interested ambition...read more
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9780813145044 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, May 20, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials.

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Product Description: After twenty years of service, Mayor Thomas Menino is stepping down from his office as one of the longest-serving major-city mayors in United States history—and one of the most popular politicians in modern memory. His political career has stretched from the busing crisis of the 1970s to the city’s extraordinary response to the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013...read more
By Jack Beatty (contributor)
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9780544302495 | Houghton Mifflin, October 14, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: After twenty years of service, Mayor Thomas Menino is stepping down from his office as one of the longest-serving major-city mayors in United States history—and one of the most popular politicians in modern memory.

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Product Description: Cultural diversity, because it is perceived to have significant security, developmental, and social implications, is fast becoming one of the major political issues of the day. At the international level, it overlaps with the now extensive debates on multiculturalism within states...read more
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9781137366252 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 16, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Cultural diversity, because it is perceived to have significant security, developmental, and social implications, is fast becoming one of the major political issues of the day.

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Product Description: All too frequently, leadership is reduced to a simple dichotomy: the strong versus the weak. Yet, there are myriad ways to exercise effective political leadership—as well as different ways to fail. We blame our leaders for economic downfalls and praise them for vital social reforms, but rarely do we question what makes some leaders successful while others falter...read more
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9780465027668 | Basic Books, April 8, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: All too frequently, leadership is reduced to a simple dichotomy: the strong versus the weak.

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9781137428240 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 4, 2014, cover price $67.50

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Product Description: This study breaks new ground in covering Blair's leadership. It uncovers and explains the extensive concealed internal organisation, covert culture and methods though which the party was brought to provide support for the outcomes favoured by the Leader...read more
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9780719073793 | Manchester Univ Pr, May 1, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This study breaks new ground in covering Blair's leadership.

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9780719073809 | Manchester Univ Pr, April 2, 2014, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: Presidents of nations with constitutionally imposed term limits are often viewed as growing weaker as they approach the end of their time in office. However, in this important new study, political scientist Genevieve M. Kehoe argues that because such chief executives are free from reelection constraint and often still enthusiastic to create a legacy by pursuing bold projects, they may accomplish significant initiatives...read more
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9781623491260 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, April 2, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Presidents of nations with constitutionally imposed term limits are often viewed as growing weaker as they approach the end of their time in office.

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Product Description: Presidents have long invoked electoral mandates to justify the use of executive power. In Delivering the People’s Message, Julia R. Azari draws on an original dataset of more than 1,500 presidential communications, as well as primary documents from six presidential libraries, to systematically examine choices made by presidents ranging from Herbert Hoover in 1928 to Barack Obama during his 2008 election...read more
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9780801452246 | Cornell Univ Pr, April 1, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Presidents have long invoked electoral mandates to justify the use of executive power.

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9781849633802 | Midpoint Trade Books Inc, March 31, 2014, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Political leadership has made a comeback. It was studied intensively not only by political scientists but also by political sociologists and psychologists, Sovietologists, political anthropologists, and by scholars in comparative and development studies from the 1940s to the 1970s...read more
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9780199653881 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 28, 2014, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Political leadership has made a comeback.

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Product Description: The method the United States uses to nominate presidential candidates can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Yet the process is one distinct to American politics, crucial to the way that students and citizens comprehend politics and participation...read more
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9780415827584 | Routledge, July 1, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The method the United States uses to nominate presidential candidates can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative.

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9780415827591 | Routledge, July 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The method the United States uses to nominate presidential candidates can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative.

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9781628940671 | Algora Pub, March 15, 2014, cover price $32.95

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9781628940664 | Algora Pub, March 15, 2014, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Why have the great revolutionary leaders of modern times—from Robespierre to Lenin and Mao Tse-tung—so often been ascetics, austere "puritans" with few emotional ties? What functions, political as well as personal, do these ascetic traits perform for the modern revolutionary leader and for his followers? Noted historian and author Bruce Mazlish is convinced that, beginning in the nineteenth century, the needs of modernizing revolutions have produced a distinct new type of political leader, the revolutionary ascetic...read more
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9781412852982 | Transaction Pub, February 28, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Why have the great revolutionary leaders of modern times—from Robespierre to Lenin and Mao Tse-tung—so often been ascetics, austere "puritans" with few emotional ties?

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Product Description: This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world...read more
By Federico Romero (editor)
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9780415729840 | Routledge, March 5, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s.

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Product Description: Agitation with a Smile offers a reappraisal of Howard Zinn s political thought and situates his efforts in a contemporary context, looking toward the nature of activism and dissent in the future. This is the first book to provide a substantive account and assessment of Zinn s philosophy and approach to collective action and, to a larger extent, democracy...read more
By Stephen Bird (editor), Adam Silver (editor) and Joshua C. Yesnowitz (editor)
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9781612051819 | Paradigm Pub, June 30, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Agitation with a Smile offers a reappraisal of Howard Zinn’s political thought and situates his efforts in a contemporary context, looking toward the nature of activism and dissent in the future.

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9781612051826 | Paradigm Pub, February 27, 2014, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Agitation with a Smile offers a reappraisal of Howard Zinn s political thought and situates his efforts in a contemporary context, looking toward the nature of activism and dissent in the future.

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Product Description: A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activismThey’ve been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history, and even the dumbest generation. But, argues David Burstein, the millennial generation’s unique blend of civic idealism and savvy pragmatism will enable us to overcome a deeply divided nation facing economic and environmental calamities...read more
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9780807044698 | Beacon Pr, February 12, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activismThey’ve been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history, and even the dumbest generation.

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9780807033227 | Beacon Pr, February 25, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A millennial examines how his generation is profoundly impacting politics, business, media, and activismThey’ve been called trophy kids, entitled, narcissistic, the worst employees in history, and even the dumbest generation.

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