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Product Description: How did we get here, America? How did our relationship get so broken? And where do we go now? Starting with the premise that Americans' most important relationship is with their nation, Joel Berg’s second book, America We Need to Talk: A Self-Help Book for the Nation, makes a case for how we must both stop blaming the nation’s problems solely on “the politicians” or “the system” and take personal responsibility to solve them...read more

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9781609807290 | Seven Stories Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: How did we get here, America?

Product Description: Special-interest lobbying is one of the most controversial activities in American politics-indeed, groups have been to lobby against it. But, despite campaign finance reform efforts and occasional reprimands or even prosecutions, the importance of special-interest money, its influence in politics, and its sway over the two major political parties has spiraled higher...read more

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9781138859296 | 4 revised edition (Routledge, December 15, 2016), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Special-interest lobbying is one of the most controversial activities in American politics-indeed, groups have been to lobby against it.

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Product Description: A guide to competencies needed by the federal government’s new top officials.The transition from one president to another, regardless of which party wins the 2016 elections, will mean many things, one of which is that some 3,000 to 4,000 new senior presidential appointees will take office in the first months of 2017...read more

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9780815728931 | 2 edition (Brookings Inst Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A guide to competencies needed by the federal government’s new top officials.
9780815718338 | Brookings Inst Pr, December 1, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With every new presidential administration, thousands of highly accomplished individuals face one of the greatest challenges of their lives: learning to become an effective presidential appointee.

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Product Description: The 2016 election cycle put in sharp relief the rifts that divide, and threaten to destroy, the Republican Party. While some claim these divisions originated in Nixon’s “Southern Strategy” or in Newt Gingrich’s tenure as Minority Whip, Gary Donaldson argues that the conflict has its origins much earlier, at least as far back as the 1952 presidential election...read more

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9781442211759 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 15, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: The 2016 election cycle put in sharp relief the rifts that divide, and threaten to destroy, the Republican Party.

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Product Description: Bob Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle in this “intimate but disturbing portrayal of Nixon in the Oval Office” (The Washington Post).“Four decades after Watergate shook America, journalist Bob Woodward returns to the scandal to profile Alexander Butterfield, the Richard Nixon aide who revealed the existence of the Oval Office tapes and effectively toppled the presidency…Woodward re-creates detailed scenes, which reveal the petty power plays of America’s most powerful men…a close-up view of the Oval Office in its darkest hour” (Kirkus Reviews)...read more

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9781501116445 | Simon & Schuster, October 13, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: “An intimate but disturbing portrayal of Nixon in the Oval Office.

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9781501116452 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 11, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Bob Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle in this “intimate but disturbing portrayal of Nixon in the Oval Office” (The Washington Post).
9781471156519 | Gardners Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Bob Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle in his new book The Last of the President's Men.

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9781442394322 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 13, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Bob Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle in this “intimate but disturbing portrayal of Nixon in the Oval Office” (The Washington Post).

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Product Description: We all know the story of Thanksgiving. Or do we? This uniquely American holiday has a rich and little known history beyond the famous feast of 1621. In Thanksgiving, award-winning author Melanie Kirkpatrick journeys through four centuries of history, giving us a vivid portrait of our nation's best-loved holiday...read more

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9781594038938 | Encounter Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: We all know the story of Thanksgiving.

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Product Description: Few provisions of the American Constitution have had such a tumultuous history as the contract clause. Prompted by efforts in a number of states to interfere with debtor-creditor relationships after the Revolution, the clause—Article I, Section 10—reads that no state shall “pass any...read more

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9780700623075 | Univ Pr of Kansas, October 10, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Few provisions of the American Constitution have had such a tumultuous history as the contract clause.

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Product Description: Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all.Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardA scathing indictment of our current global financial system, The Value of Everything rigorously scrutinizes the way in which economic value has been accounted and reveals how economic theory has failed to clearly delineate the difference between value creation and value extraction...read more

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9781610396745 | Public Affairs, October 4, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it.

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Product Description: Each year unelected federal administrators write thousands of regulations possessing the force of law. What do these civil servants know about the American people whom they ostensibly serve? Not much, according to this enlightening and disturbing study...read more

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9781633882492 | Prometheus Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Each year unelected federal administrators write thousands of regulations possessing the force of law.

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Product Description: The Value of Everything argues that American companies have for too long been valued according to the amount of wealth they capture for themselves rather than for the value they create for the economy. In fact, Pfizer, Amazon, and other companies are actually dependent on public money, spend their resources on boosting share prices and executive pay, and reap ever-expanding rewards without offering the market value...read more
By Callie Beaulieu (narrator)

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9781681682433 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, October 4, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The Value of Everything argues that American companies have for too long been valued according to the amount of wealth they capture for themselves rather than for the value they create for the economy.

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Product Description: Why are America's most beloved presidents also our most dangerous?It's striking how many of the presidents Americans venerate—Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy, to name a few—oversaw some of the republic's bloodiest years...read more

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9781610396622 | Public Affairs, September 27, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Why are America's most beloved presidents also our most dangerous?

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Product Description: An eye-opening, meticulously researched new perspective on the influences that shaped the Founders as well as the nation's founding document From one election cycle to the next, a defining question continues to divide the country’s political parties: Should the government play a major or a minor role in the lives of American citizens? The Declaration of Independence has long been invoked as a philosophical treatise in favor of limited government...read more

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9780300216189 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An eye-opening, meticulously researched new perspective on the influences that shaped the Founders as well as the nation's founding document From one election cycle to the next, a defining question continues to divide the country’s political parties: Should the government play a major or a minor role in the lives of American citizens?

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Product Description: Food waste, hunger, inhumane livestock conditions, disappearing fish stocks—these are exactly the kind of issues we expect food regulations to combat. Yet, today in the United States, laws exist at all levels of government that actually make these problems worse...read more

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9781610916752 | Island Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Food waste, hunger, inhumane livestock conditions, disappearing fish stocks—these are exactly the kind of issues we expect food regulations to combat.

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Product Description: Do you really know how the U.S. government operates? Most Americans have simply forgotten what they learned in their high school government class. Providing an updated history and comprehensive overview, Idiot's Guides: U.S. Government & Politics, Second Edition, is written to help readers gain an understanding about the origins of the U...read more

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9781465454355 | 2 edition (Alpha Books, September 13, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Do you really know how the U.

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Product Description: The Missouri legislature passes a bill to flout federal gun-control laws it deems unconstitutional. Texas refuses to recognize same-sex marriages, citing the state's sovereignty. The Tenth Amendment Center promotes the “Federal Health Care Nullification Act...read more
By Sanford Levinson (editor)

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9780700622979 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 10, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Missouri legislature passes a bill to flout federal gun-control laws it deems unconstitutional.

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9780700622993 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, August 10, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Missouri legislature passes a bill to flout federal gun-control laws it deems unconstitutional.

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Product Description: In 1795, the Georgia legislature sold the state’s western lands (present-day Alabama and Mississippi) to four private land companies. A year later, amid revelations of bribery, a newly elected legislature revoked the sale. This book tells the story of how the great Yazoo lands sale gave rise to the 1810 case in which the Supreme Court, under Chief Justice John Marshall, for the first time ruled the action of a state to be in violation of the Constitution, specifically the contract clause...read more

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9780700623303 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 18, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1795, the Georgia legislature sold the state’s western lands (present-day Alabama and Mississippi) to four private land companies.

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9780700623310 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 18, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1795, the Georgia legislature sold the state’s western lands (present-day Alabama and Mississippi) to four private land companies.

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Product Description: Despite the destabilizing potential of governing of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People's Republic of China has held together for decades, resisting efforts at local autonomy...read more

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9780231176200, titled "Centrifugal Empire: Central–local Relations in China" | Columbia Univ Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Despite the destabilizing potential of governing of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People's Republic of China has held together for decades, resisting efforts at local autonomy.

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Product Description: From the author of Why Americans Hate Politics, the New York Times bestselling and “notably fair-minded” (The New York Times Book Review), story of the GOP’s fracturing—from the 1964 Goldwater takeover to the Trump spectacle.Why the Right Went Wrong offers an “up to the moment” (The Christian Science Monitor) historical view of the right since the 1960s...read more

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9781476763804, titled "Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism—from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond" | Simon & Schuster, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From the author of Why Americans Hate Politics, the New York Times bestselling and “notably fair-minded” (The New York Times Book Review), story of the GOP’s fracturing—from the 1964 Goldwater takeover to the Trump spectacle.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Corruption Chronicles comes a devastating expose of the scandals of Obama's second term. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton reveals what the largest watchdog agency in America has uncovered in its battles against Obama secrecy...read more

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9781501137044 | Threshold Editions, August 30, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Corruption Chronicles comes a devastating expose of the scandals of Obama's second term.

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Product Description: This handy guide and supplemental text examines trends in information and communication technology (ICT) that impact the day-to-day operations of federal, state, and local government. It seeks to improve service delivery, human resource administration, political participation, education, and citizen input (e-democracy), while at the same time recognizes that with ICT’s great promise comes great peril in the form of erosion of personal privacy (e-surveillance)...read more

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9781442261907 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 26, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This handy guide and supplemental text examines trends in information and communication technology (ICT) that impact the day-to-day operations of federal, state, and local government.

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9781442261914 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 26, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This handy guide and supplemental text examines trends in information and communication technology (ICT) that impact the day-to-day operations of federal, state, and local government.

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Product Description: Democracies evolve. Their evolution is not only key to their survival; it is also a reflection of the changing environment in which they operate. This book contributes to the analysis and understanding of how democratic states have transformed over time by examining a number of challenges and opportunities that they face...read more

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9781138100473 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Democracies evolve.

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9781138100480 | Routledge, August 22, 2016, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Democracies evolve.

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Product Description: America’s founders envisioned a federal government of limited and enumerated powers. What they could not envision, of course, was the vast and complex infrastructure that the growing nation would demand—a demand that became ever clearer as the power and importance of railroads emerged...read more

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9780700623006 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 19, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: America’s founders envisioned a federal government of limited and enumerated powers.

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