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Product Description: The Color of Power is a fascinating examination of the changing politics of race in Oakland, California. Oakland has been at the forefront of California’s multicultural changes for decades. Since the 1960s, the city has been a shining example of a fruitful liberal black-and-white political partnership and the successful incorporation of black politicians into the political landscape...read more
By Bruce E. Cain (foreword by), Frederick Douzet and George Holoch (trans)

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9780813932811 | Univ of Virginia Pr, October 2, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Color of Power is a fascinating examination of the changing politics of race in Oakland, California.

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Product Description: France's experience of World War II was not primarily one of armed conflict, but rather of occupation, collaboration, resistance, and persecution. Since the end of the war, France has struggled with how to understand and remember that experience...read more
By George Holoch (trans)

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9780804774444 | Stanford Univ Pr, February 28, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: France's experience of World War II was not primarily one of armed conflict, but rather of occupation, collaboration, resistance, and persecution.

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Product Description: With over 500 million users worldwide, Microsoft’s PowerPoint software has become the ubiquitous tool for nearly all forms of public presentation—in schools, government agencies, the military, and, of course, offices everywhere. In this revealing and powerfully argued book, author Franck Frommer shows us that PowerPoint’s celebrated ease and efficiency actually mask a profoundly disturbing but little-understood transformation in human communication...read more

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9781595587022 | New Pr, February 28, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: With over 500 million users worldwide, Microsoft’s PowerPoint software has become the ubiquitous tool for nearly all forms of public presentation—in schools, government agencies, the military, and, of course, offices everywhere.

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Product Description: In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray. Sara Daniel travels the length and breadth of Iraq, following the fast-evolving events and interviewing people from all walks of life and all religious and political affiliations: from the Kurds in the north to the rising new politicians in Baghdad and beyond; from the insurgents in Sadr City and Fallujah to the police chief in Basra; from the hospital doctors tending the maimed and wounded to the directors of museums whose collections were ruthlessly pillaged; from ordinary men and women in the streets to those vying to fill the void of power; from American soldiers on deadly street patrol to the highest-ranking officers...read more
By Sara Daniel and George Holoch (trans)

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9781611453539 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, February 1, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray.

By George Holoch (trans)

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9780674047822 | Italian edition edition (Belknap Pr, October 17, 2011), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Denis Lacorne identifies two competing narratives defining the American identity. The first narrative, derived from the philosophy of the Enlightenment, is essentially secular. Associated with the Founding Fathers and reflected in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Federalist Papers, this line of reasoning is predicated on separating religion from politics to preserve political freedom from an overpowering church...read more

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9780231151009 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 16, 2011, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Denis Lacorne identifies two competing narratives defining the American identity.

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Product Description: We are told that Western/Christian and Muslim/Arab civilizations are heading towards inevitable conflict. The demographics of the West remain sluggish, while the population of the Muslim world explodes, widening the cultural gap and all but guaranteeing the outbreak of war...read more

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9780231150026 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 24, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: We are told that Western/Christian and Muslim/Arab civilizations are heading towards inevitable conflict.

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9780231150033 | Italian edition edition (Columbia Univ Pr, October 7, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: We are told that Western/Christian and Muslim/Arab civilizations are heading towards inevitable conflict.

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Product Description: The rousing story of Lafayette―aide-de-camp and “adopted son” of George Washington―exploring his vital role in the American Revolution. In this long-overdue history of Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette, acclaimed French author Gonzague Saint Bris recounts Lafayette's invaluable contributions to the American War of Independence and, later, the French Revolution of 1789...read more
By George Holoch (trans)

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9781605981819 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, May 15, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The rousing story of Lafayette―aide-de-camp and “adopted son” of George Washington―exploring his vital role in the American Revolution.

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Product Description: Amidst the roil of war and instability across the Middle East, the West is still searching for ways to understand the Islamic world. Stéphane Lacroix has now given us a penetrating look at the political dynamics of Saudi Arabia, one of the most opaque of Muslim countries and the place that gave birth to Osama bin Laden...read more

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9780674049642 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 15, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Amidst the roil of war and instability across the Middle East, the West is still searching for ways to understand the Islamic world.

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Product Description: In the popular imagination, the business media, and the schools of business and management that train new generations of entrepreneurs and executives, achieving extraordinary success in business is attributed to far-sighted individuals who have taken bold risks, provided innovative leadership, and introduced new products, services, or ideas superior to those of the competition...read more

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9780801447006 | Ilr Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $77.95 | About this edition: In the popular imagination, the business media, and the schools of business and management that train new generations of entrepreneurs and executives, achieving extraordinary success in business is attributed to far-sighted individuals who have taken bold risks, provided innovative leadership, and introduced new products, services, or ideas superior to those of the competition.

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9780801475665 | Ilr Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In the popular imagination, the business media, and the schools of business and management that train new generations of entrepreneurs and executives, achieving extraordinary success in business is attributed to far-sighted individuals who have taken bold risks, provided innovative leadership, and introduced new products, services, or ideas superior to those of the competition.

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Product Description: The denunciation of fundamentalism in France, embodied in the law against the veil and the deportation of imams, has shifted into a systematic attack on all Muslims and Islam. This hostility is rooted in the belief that Islam cannot be integrated into French—and, consequently, secular and liberal-society...read more
By George Holoch (trans) and Olivier Roy

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9780231141024 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 1, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The denunciation of fundamentalism in France, embodied in the law against the veil and the deportation of imams, has shifted into a systematic attack on all Muslims and Islam.

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9780231141031 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The denunciation of fundamentalism in France, embodied in the law against the veil and the deportation of imams, has shifted into a systematic attack on all Muslims and Islam.

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9780231511797 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 2009, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The denunciation of fundamentalism in France, embodied in the law against the veil and the deportation of imams, has shifted into a systematic attack on all Muslims and Islam.

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Product Description: If you could go back in time, what would you do differently? For Eliott, there is no question. To all appearances, his life has been a success. At 60, he is an esteemed surgeon with a daughter he adores. The only thing missing is Ilena - a girl who died thirty years ago...read more
By George Holoch (trans)

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9780340933718 | Hodder & Stoughton, January 24, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: An international bestseller written by a rising star in fiction; this moving time-travelling romance will be loved by all the fans of Nicholas Sparks.

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9780340933732 | Hodder & Stoughton, May 1, 2009, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: If you could go back in time, what would you do differently?

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Product Description: On July 10, 1940, by a 570 to 80 margin, the representatives in the French parliament voted full powers to Philippe Pétain, ending the Third Republic and paving the way for the collaborationist Vichy regime. Olivier Wieviorka offers a nuanced portrait of the individuals who determined the fate of France at this critical moment...read more
By George Holoch (trans)

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9780674032613 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 31, 2009, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: On July 10, 1940, by a 570 to 80 margin, the representatives in the French parliament voted full powers to Philippe Pétain, ending the Third Republic and paving the way for the collaborationist Vichy regime.

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Product Description: At the dawn of the twentieth century, observers heralded a new era of social progress, seemingly limitless technological advances, and world peace. But within only a few years, the world was perched on the brink of war, revolution, and human misery on an unprecedented scale...read more

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9780870032332 | Carnegie Endowment for Intl Peace, April 30, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: At the dawn of the twentieth century, observers heralded a new era of social progress, seemingly limitless technological advances, and world peace.

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9780870032325 | Carnegie Endowment for Intl Peace, October 30, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: At the dawn of the twentieth century, observers heralded a new era of social progress, seemingly limitless technological advances, and world peace.

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Product Description: Contrary to an optimistic vision of a world "flattened" by the virtues of globalization, the sustainability and positive outcomes of economic and political homogenization are far from guaranteed. For better and for worse, globalization has become the most powerful force shaping the world's geopolitical landscape, whether it has meant integration or fragmentation, peace or war...read more

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9780231146005 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 13, 2008, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Contrary to an optimistic vision of a world "flattened" by the virtues of globalization, the sustainability and positive outcomes of economic and political homogenization are far from guaranteed.

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An in-depth, insightful study of Iraq both under the reign of Saddam Hussein and during the war in Iraq draws in interviews with people from all walks of life and of all religious and political affiliations, from the Kurds of the North and insurgents in Fallujah, to rising politicians in Baghdad and American soldiers on street patrol.
By Sara Daniel and George Holoch (trans)

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9781559707855 | Arcade Pub, October 10, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: For over three years, Sara Daniel, star foreign correspondent for France's weekly news magazine L'Observateur, has been covering Iraq, daring to venture where few have gone.

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Product Description: Enron, Arthur Andersen, Parmalat, AIG: business headlines over the last few years have stimulated worldwide interest in accounting responsibilities and standards. Smoke and Mirrors, Inc., is a remarkable introduction to contemporary accounting and its central importance for the operation of modern capitalism...read more

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9780801444166 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 8, 2006, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Enron, Arthur Andersen, Parmalat, AIG: business headlines over the last few years have stimulated worldwide interest in accounting responsibilities and standards.

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A colleague of Jacques Cousteau's well-regarded Calypso team recounts his 2001 scientific expedition into unknown regions of the Caribbean to study its tectonic plates and make acoustic recordings of its fish, endeavors that offered insight into the December 2004 tsunami disaster and helped to protect threatened species.

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9781559707763 | Arcade Pub, May 10, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A colleague of Jacques Cousteau's well-regarded Calypso team recounts his 2001 scientific expedition into unknown regions of the Caribbean to study its tectonic plates and make acoustic recordings of its fish, endeavors that offered insight into the December 2004 tsunami disaster and helped to protect threatened species.

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An inside look at the kingdom of Saudi Arabia discusses Wahhabism, the corruption within the Saudi royal family, its ties to terrorism, and the threat it poses to the Western world.

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9780742542785 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 30, 2005, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: An inside look at the kingdom of Saudi Arabia discusses Wahhabism, the corruption within the Saudi royal family, its ties to terrorism, and the threat it poses to the Western world.

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Product Description: This work provides a detailed narrative of the civil war in the Vendee region of western France, which lasted for much of the 1790s but was most intensely fought at the height of the Reign of Terror, from March 1793 to early 1795...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780268028657 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, June 1, 2003, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This work provides a detailed narrative of the civil war in the Vendee region of western France, which lasted for much of the 1790s but was most intensely fought at the height of the Reign of Terror, from March 1793 to early 1795.

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Explores what nighttime meant in the medieval world, discussing activities hidden by the darkness of night, attempts to tame the night with improved lighting and armed patrols, and medieval sleep habits. (view table of contents)
By George Holoch (trans) and Jean Verdon

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9780268036553 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores what nighttime meant in the medieval world, discussing activities hidden by the darkness of night, attempts to tame the night with improved lighting and armed patrols, and medieval sleep habits.

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9780268036560 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Explores what nighttime meant in the medieval world, discussing activities hidden by the darkness of night, attempts to tame the night with improved lighting and armed patrols, and medieval sleep habits.

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Product Description: Raymond Aron has won the respect and admiration of leading figures from all spheres of twentieht-centruy life and from all points of teh poilitical spectrum. An independent thinker who was often called the lone voice of reason in the heat of political conflicts, Aron became well known for his bold, penetrating ideas...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780841911130 | Holmes & Meier Pub, January 1, 1990, cover price $49.95

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9780841911147 | Holmes & Meier Pub, July 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Raymond Aron has won the respect and admiration of leading figures from all spheres of twentieht-centruy life and from all points of teh poilitical spectrum.

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Book by Carrere D'Encausse, Helene

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9780841910423 | Holmes & Meier Pub, September 1, 1987, cover price $39.50

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9780841910430 | Holmes & Meier Pub, June 1, 1987, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Book by Carrere D'Encausse, Helene

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