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Product Description: This book tells the story of how madness came to play a prominent part in America’s political and cultural debates. It argues that metaphors of madness rise to unprecedented popularity amidst the domestic struggles of the early Cold War and become a pre-eminent way of understanding the relationship between politics and culture in the United States...read more

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9781138951242 | Routledge, September 6, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book tells the story of how madness came to play a prominent part in America’s political and cultural debates.

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Product Description: During the Great Depression and into the war years, the Roosevelt administration sought to transform the political, institutional, and social contours of the United States. One result of the New Deal was the emergence and deployment of a novel set of narratives―reflected in social scientific case studies, government documents, and popular media―meant to reorient relationships among gender, race, sexuality, and national political power...read more

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9780801453571 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 12, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: During the Great Depression and into the war years, the Roosevelt administration sought to transform the political, institutional, and social contours of the United States.

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Product Description: From Oprah Winfrey to Angelina Jolie, George Clooney to Leonardo DiCaprio, Americans have come to expect that Hollywood celebrities will be outspoken advocates for social and political causes. However, that wasn't always the case...read more

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9780295994802 | Univ of Washington Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: From Oprah Winfrey to Angelina Jolie, George Clooney to Leonardo DiCaprio, Americans have come to expect that Hollywood celebrities will be outspoken advocates for social and political causes.
9780393970043, titled "Managerial Economics: Theory, Applications, and Cases" | 3rd packag edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1996), cover price $88.75 | also contains Managerial Economics: Theory, Applications, and Cases | About this edition: This new edition places increased emphasis on strategic behaviour such as oligopoly and game theory.

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9781783480586 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 26, 2014, cover price $105.00

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9781783480593 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 12, 2014, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: [Read by Pam Ward] A sweeping study of Hollywood and politics that addresses the state of media and politics today Conventional wisdom holds that John F. Kennedy was the first celebrity president, in no small part because of his innate television savvy...read more

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9781469617916 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 24, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Conventional wisdom holds that John F.

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9780345304612, titled "Fox's Earth" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1991), cover price $6.99 | also contains Fox''s Earth | About this edition: "A lusty Southern saga, this Gothic extravaganza of greed, madness and murder is a wicked brew, passionate and perverse.

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9781483027296 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 24, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Pam Ward] A sweeping study of Hollywood and politics that addresses the state of media and politics today Conventional wisdom holds that John F.

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Product Description: Hours after the USSR collapsed in 1991, Congress began making plans to establish the official memory of the Cold War. Conservatives dominated the proceedings, spending millions to portray the conflict as a triumph of good over evil and a defeat of totalitarianism equal in significance to World War II...read more

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9780520271418 | Univ of California Pr, October 15, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Hours after the USSR collapsed in 1991, Congress began making plans to establish the official memory of the Cold War.

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9780520282216 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, March 26, 2014), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Hours after the USSR collapsed in 1991, Congress began making plans to establish the official memory of the Cold War.

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9781625340405 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, December 18, 2013, cover price $80.00

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9781625340412 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, December 17, 2013, cover price $28.95

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Product Description: There is no better record of events then The New York Times, and now, The Times of the Seventies captures the history, culture, and personalities of the decade through hundreds of hand-selected articles and compelling original commentary in this unique and fascinating book...read more

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9781579129453 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, November 12, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: There is no better record of events then The New York Times, and now, The Times of the Seventies captures the history, culture, and personalities of the decade through hundreds of hand-selected articles and compelling original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.

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Product Description: Historians have long understood that the notion of "the cold war" is richly metaphorical, if not paradoxical. The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union was a war that fell ambiguously short of war, an armed truce that produced considerable bloodshed...read more
By Duncan Bell (editor)

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9780199826124 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 1, 2012, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Historians have long understood that the notion of "the cold war" is richly metaphorical, if not paradoxical.

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9780199826148 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Historians have long understood that the notion of "the cold war" is richly metaphorical, if not paradoxical.

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Product Description: Thoroughly updated to reflect the post-crisis, global, and digital economy. Modernized for the 21st century, the Eighth Edition emphasizes strategic thinking by managers and includes over 50 new case studies on events from 2010 to 2012 that prepare students for today’s changing economy...read more

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9780393932249 | 7 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 20, 2009), cover price $210.20
9780393976779 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 2002, cover price $127.80 | About this edition: Economic decisions are at the heart and soul of modern business and almost every business process has been subjected to economic analysis.
9780393988529 | 4th edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 1999), cover price $112.20 | About this edition: This new edition places increased emphasis on strategic behaviour such as oligopoly and game theory.
9780393973150 | 4 sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1998), cover price $106.50 | About this edition: This book presents the economics underlying a wide range of managerial decisions and corporate strategies.
9780393970043 | 3rd packag edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, May 1, 1996), cover price $88.75 | also contains Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement | About this edition: This new edition places increased emphasis on strategic behaviour such as oligopoly and game theory.
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9780393124491 | 8 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 15, 2012), cover price $181.05 | About this edition: Thoroughly updated to reflect the post-crisis, global, and digital economy.
9780393120059 | Gardners Books, August 21, 2012, cover price $87.05

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Product Description: A wide-ranging exploration of the culture of American politics in the early decades of the Cold War

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9781558499126 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, January 30, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: A wide-ranging exploration of the culture of American politics in the early decades of the Cold War

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9781558499133 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, January 30, 2012, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: From the congressional debate over the "fall of China" to the drama of the Army–McCarthy hearings to the kitchen faceoff between Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev, the political history of the early Cold War was long dominated by studies of presidential administrations, anticommunism, and foreign policy.

A young woman, rescued from poverty by a benevolent mistress, gains control of a southern plantation and ultimately banishes or destroys anyone who questions her power

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9781574901504, titled "Fox's Earth" | Large print edition (Thomas t Beeler, December 1, 1998), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A young woman, rescued from poverty by a benevolent mistress, gains control of a southern plantation and ultimately banishes or destroys anyone who questions her power
9780671249625, titled "Fox's Earth" | Book Sales, August 1, 1983, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: A young woman, rescued from poverty by a benevolent mistress, gains control of a Southern plantation and ultimately, banishes or destroys anyone who questions her power

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9781416544968, titled "Fox's Earth" | Reprint edition (Pocket Star, May 20, 2008), cover price $7.99
9781416553533, titled "Fox's Earth" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, July 3, 2007), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Determined to make the magnificent Georgia house Fox's Earth her own, abused miller's daughter Ruth Yancey achieves her ends, only to become the cruel mistress of the house and a jealous protector of many secrets.
9780061010651, titled "Fox's Earth" | Harpercollins, December 1, 1996, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Determined to make the magnificent Georgia house Fox's Earth her own, abused miller's daughter Ruth Yancey achieves her ends, only to become the cruel mistress of the house and a jealous protector of many secrets.
9780345304612, titled "Fox's Earth" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, October 1, 1991), cover price $6.99 | also contains Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life | About this edition: "A lusty Southern saga, this Gothic extravaganza of greed, madness and murder is a wicked brew, passionate and perverse.

Product Description: This text narrates the episodes that highlight the drama of China's struggle to modernize, such as the breakdown of imperial China in the face of relentless Western and Japanese encroachments, and the rise of the new Chinese republic.
By Nancy Beck Young (editor)

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9780765606204 | M E Sharpe Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $158.00

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9780765606211, titled "Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shaping of American Political Culture" | M E Sharpe Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: How did Americans respond to the economic catastrophe of 1929?

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9780765621054, titled "Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shaping of American Political Culture" | M E Sharpe Inc, July 16, 2007, cover price $0.04 | About this edition: This text narrates the episodes that highlight the drama of China's struggle to modernize, such as the breakdown of imperial China in the face of relentless Western and Japanese encroachments, and the rise of the new Chinese republic.

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Did America's fortieth president lead a conservative counterrevolution that left liberalism gasping for air? The answer is often 'yes'. This book presents a reassessment of Ronald Reagan's legacy, taking us through the 1980s and integrating the story of the Reagan presidency with stories of the decade's cultural icons and watershed moments.

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9780691096452 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 24, 2005, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the political events of the 1980s, offering a year-by-year account of the economic and cultural changes that took place during Ronald Reagan's two terms in the White House.

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9780691130606 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 12, 2007, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Did America's fortieth president lead a conservative counterrevolution that left liberalism gasping for air?

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Product Description: Although it is fifty years since the height of the Cold War many of the characteristics that shaped that era are back. Surveillance, paranoia, and nuclear threats are very much a part of our post-9/11 world, and cultural critics and politicians are drawing parallels between the threat of communism in the 1950s and 1960s and the present-day "axis of evil...read more
By Douglas Field (editor)

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9780748619221 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $75.00

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9780748619238 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 15, 2006, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Although it is fifty years since the height of the Cold War many of the characteristics that shaped that era are back.

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Seeks to identify how the cultural upheavals of the 1960s has affected the balance of political power in America, covering such topics as the Vietnam War, economic imbalance, morality in political behavior, and the 2000 presidential election. Originally published as War Without End. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780813342214 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, February 5, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Seeks to identify how the cultural upheavals of the 1960s has affected the balance of political power in America, covering such topics as the Vietnam War, economic imbalance, morality in political behavior, and the 2000 presidential election.

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Seeks to identify how the cultural upheavals of the 1960s has affected the balance of political power in America, covering such topics as the Vietnam War, economic imbalance, morality in political behavior, and the 2000 presidential election. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780813397603 | Perseus Books Group, July 1, 2002, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Seeks to identify how the cultural upheavals of the 1960s has affected the balance of political power in America, covering such topics as the Vietnam War, economic imbalance, morality in political behavior, and the 2000 presidential election.

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Product Description: Placing the philosopher John Dewey and the poet William Carlos Williams together--two important figures of twentieth-century American culture--this book examines the ambitions and failings of progressive liberal culture during the first half of the twentieth century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791451199 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Placing the philosopher John Dewey and the poet William Carlos Williams together--two important figures of twentieth-century American culture--this book examines the ambitions and failings of progressive liberal culture during the first half of the twentieth century.

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9780791451205 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Placing the philosopher John Dewey and the poet William Carlos Williams together--two important figures of twentieth-century American culture--this book examines the ambitions and failings of progressive liberal culture during the first half of the twentieth century.

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A renowned cultural observer offers an insightful exploration of the similarities shared by Elvis Presley and Bill Clinton, offering discussions of the nature of celebrity, personal reinvention, and culture and arguing that Presley and Clinton reflect deep trends in America. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780805065138 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the similiarities shared by Elvis Presley and Bill Clinton, offering discussions on the nature of celebrity, personal reinvention, and culture.

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9780312420413 | 1 edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2001), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A renowned cultural observer offers an insightful exploration of the similarities shared by Elvis Presley and Bill Clinton, offering discussions of the nature of celebrity, personal reinvention, and culture and arguing that Presley and Clinton reflect deep trends in America.

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Product Description: Professor Brinkley looks at the time in American history when the idea of the American dream first emerged--the Great Depression. To illustrate the variety of ways in which the American people have defined the dream, Brinkley discusses four interpretations of the Great Depression, described as persistence, empathy, rebellion, and community...read more

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9780918954725 | Baylor Univ Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Professor Brinkley looks at the time in American history when the idea of the American dream first emerged--the Great Depression.

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Product Description: In The Suburb of Dissent Caren Irr explores the leftist literary subculture of the United States and Canada during the 1930s to reconstruct the ideas of mass culture, class, and nationality that emerged as a result of the Great Depression...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780822321767 | Duke Univ Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In The Suburb of Dissent Caren Irr explores the leftist literary subculture of the United States and Canada during the 1930s to reconstruct the ideas of mass culture, class, and nationality that emerged as a result of the Great Depression.

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9780822321927 | Duke Univ Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In The Suburb of Dissent Caren Irr explores the leftist literary subculture of the United States and Canada during the 1930s to reconstruct the ideas of mass culture, class, and nationality that emerged as a result of the Great Depression.

By Rhys H. Williams (editor)

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9780202305639 | Aldine De Gruyter, June 1, 1997, cover price $53.95

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9780202305646 | Aldine De Gruyter, June 1, 1997, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Whereas foreign policymaking is generally viewed as a rational, unemotional, and sophisticated process, this analysis of American policies toward the Persian Gulf, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and the Bosnian conflict suggests that the underlying and largely unexamined cultural values of most ordinary Americans play a major role in determining the United States choice of force or negotiation in dealing with international problems...read more

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9780791426470 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $50.50

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9780791426487 | State Univ of New York Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Whereas foreign policymaking is generally viewed as a rational, unemotional, and sophisticated process, this analysis of American policies toward the Persian Gulf, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and the Bosnian conflict suggests that the underlying and largely unexamined cultural values of most ordinary Americans play a major role in determining the United States choice of force or negotiation in dealing with international problems.

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Product Description: This text provides an explanation of the political correctness argument: how it emerged and how right-wing pundits have used it to undermine contemporary criticism. In a series of linked essays, Berube examines the current state of cultural studies, the significance of postmodernism, the continuing debate over multicultural curricula and recent revisions of literary history in American studies...read more

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9780860914242 | Verso Books, July 1, 1994, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: This text provides an explanation of the political correctness argument: how it emerged and how right-wing pundits have used it to undermine contemporary criticism.

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9780860916789 | Verso Books, July 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the years of the Reagan–Bush era, the controversy over ‘political correctness’ erupted on American campuses, spreading to the mainstream media as right-wing pundits like Dinesh D’Souza and Roger Kimball prosecuted their publicity campaign against progressive academics.

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