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God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
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God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It

By Wallis, Jim

New York: HarperSanFransisco, 2005. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Fifth Printing. Clean, unmarked, tight and solid book with trace wear to lower corners. Jim Wallis presents a new vision for faith and politics in America. 384 pages. 9.25 x 6.25 inches. 2005, HarperSanFransisco.

$6.50

Ten Tortured Words: How the Founding Fathers Tried to Protect Religion in America . . . and What's Happened Since
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Ten Tortured Words: How the Founding Fathers Tried to Protect Religion in America . . . and What's Happened Since

By Mansfield, Stephen

Thomas Nelson Inc, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback Sixth Printing Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Clean, unmarked, tight and solid as new book and jacket. Looks unused. xx, 246 pages. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 2007, Thomas Nelson, Inc., USA

$10.00

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

By Obama, Barack

USA: Vintage Books/Random House, 2008. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Eighth Vintage Books Printing. Paperback in Fine Condition. Clean glossy white cover with photograph of President Barack Obama on front, tight glued binding. Internals as new. President Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics, a politics that builds upon shared understandings that pull Americans together, his vision for the future.448 pages with Index. 4.25 x 7 inches. Vintage Books/Random House, New York, 2008.

$7.98

The Naked Communist
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The Naked Communist

By Skousen, W. Cleon

Salt Lake City, Utah: The Ensign Publishing Company, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Arnold Friberg. Type: Hardback Ninth Edition. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No Jacket. Impressive vignette illustrations heading each chapter are the work of the famous American artist, Arnold Friberg. They are forceful pictorial symbols. Also includes a section of historic photographic plates. Binding of red cloth with small black vignette on the front cover, black text and vignette on spine. Very clean, upper corners lightly bumped, lower corners show slight wear, spine head and heel cloth compressed. Sewn binding tight, solid and square. Black endpapers. Text clean and unmarked. Pages 186-187 have a shadow imprint from something that would haver been laid in there at some point in this book's life. It does not interfere in any way with visibility and ease of reading. A few pages have had their tips turned in--not dog-eared. W. Cleon Skousen, author, 1913-2006, political theorist and former FBI employee, has brought to us the whole incredible story of Communism--Cuba and the Congo, the U-2 and the RB-47, Krushchev and Castro; the stories of communism in China, Korea, and Russia; The UN, Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chammbers, Elizabeth Bentley, and General MacArthur. The book also "tells how to stop communism and how to do it without a major war". (1961). A powerful historical look at an ideology that threatened the world in the 20th century.. His work is a distillation of more than a hundred books and treatises on communism, some written by Marxist authors. 408 pages with bibliography and index. 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches. 1961, The Ensign Publishing Company, Salt Lake City, Utah

$45.00

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

By Obama, Barack

New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Slight forward lean to binding, else Fine. Slight wrinkling to jacket spine head and heel, else Fine. President Barack Obama's call for a new kind of politics, a politics that builds upon shared understandings that pull Americans together, his vision for the future. 375 pages, indexed. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 2006, Crown Publishers, New York.

$16.95

The Prince (Prohyptikon Value Classics)
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The Prince (Prohyptikon Value Classics)

By Machiavelli, Niccolò

Toronto, Canada: Prohyptikon Publishing Inc, 2009. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Near Fine Condition. Translated by W. K. Marriott. First published 1906. "The Prince" is the infamous discourse contsining observations and instructions on the significance of a rise to power. It is the ultimate guide to power politics and is still considered essential reading for politicians, statesmen and leaders five hundred years after it was written. It provides a look at the 15th & 16th century Italian political, social, cultural scene. Clean and bright cover, soundly bound. Internals as new. 95 pages. 5 x 8 inches. 2009, Prohyptikon Publishing Inc., Toronto, Canada.

$12.50

Little Book of Big Ideas: Politics (Little Book of Big Ideas series)
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Little Book of Big Ideas: Politics (Little Book of Big Ideas series)

By Perkins, Anne

Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2008. First US Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Richard Burgess and Emma Farrarons. Type: Hardback First US Edition, 2008. Originally published by Elwin Street Lmt. London, UK, 2007. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket As New. Appears unused. In green cloth with white titles to spine; tight, solid and square with sharp corners. The ideas of fifty of the most influential names in the history of global politics and ten of the political theories that have fundamentally affected the way we live today--from Plato to Mao Tse-tung, from Bismarck to Nelson Mandela; Churchill, Ghandi, Ataturk Garibaldi, Genghis Khan, Lincoln, Machiavelli,etc; and Democracy, Socialism, Colonialism, Totalitarianism, etc. 128 pages, indexed. 5.4 x 7.5 inches. 2008, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, Illinois.

$16.95

Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times
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Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times

By Phillips, Donald T

New York: Warner Books, Inc, 1993. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Type: Ex-Library Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Former library book-only lib marks a stamp on inside of covers. Clean and unmarked cover with light wear around all edges, no creasing. Glued binding is tight and solid, square. Pages are toned, quite clean, no markings of any kind. An examination of Lincoln's diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied in today's complex world. 188 pages with Notes, Bibliography and Index. . 5.25 x 8 inches. 1993, Warner Books, New York.

$6.75

Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In
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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

By Sanders, Bernie

New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Type: Hardback 6th Printing Hardcover Book in Fine Condition with a Very Good Dust Jacket that has faine edgewear. 16-page section of full color photos on coated paper, b/w in-text illustrations. Completely clean and unmarked, no creasing. 450 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 2016, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, New York.

$12.95

Blueprint for Tyranny: Executive Order 11490
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Blueprint for Tyranny: Executive Order 11490

By McManus, John F

Belmont, MA, USA: Western Islands, 1972. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. White cover is clean and unmarked. Lower spine end and upp rear corner are scuffed. Internals very clean, no markings of any kind. John F. McManus explains in his 20 page introduction what Executive Orders are, when they are used and for what. He postulates that Executive Order 11490, Assigning Emergency Preparedness Functions to Federal Departments and Agencies, is a threat to Freedom in America. This was issued in 1969, so perhaps this book is most useful to find out all one can about Executive Orders, how they are implemented, who they affect. The Executive Order 11490 is included in this book. xxv + 67 pages. 8 x 5.25 inches. 1972, Western Islands, Belmont, MA, USA

$11.25

The Right To Privacy
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The Right To Privacy

By Kennedy, Caroline; Alderman, Ellen

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Hardcover. Good/Good. Type: Hardback Second Printing before Publication. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Good Condition. The lower front corner of the front panel has whitish discoloration, otherwise the book is in fine condition. Gray cloth over spine, silver titles, blue boards otherwise quite clean and unmarked. Binding is tight, solid and square, Internals are in Fine Condition. 405 pages with Notes, Bibliography and Index. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 1995, Alfred Knopf, New York.

$6.50

The Palace Guard
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The Palace Guard

By Rather, Dan; Gates, Gary Paul

New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Hardback A behind-the-scenes account of the Nixon Administration and the men who ran it and the country before Watergate brought them down. Hardcover Reprint in Very Good Condition with a Good Dust Jacket. Black cloth with silver titles to spine is very clean and unmarked, no wear to extremities, upper edge of page block slightly darkened in places; binding is tight, solid and square, corners sharp. Former owner name on endpaper. Pages completely clean, no marks of any kind, no creases. 326 pages, indexed. 5.25 x 9.5 inches. 1974, Harper & Rpw Publishers, New York.

$7.95

Revolutions, Nations, Empires: Conceptual Limits and Theoretical Possibilities
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Revolutions, Nations, Empires: Conceptual Limits and Theoretical Possibilities

By Motyl, Alexander

New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Near Fine Condition. Former owner name plate on first page, else Fine. Clean, unmarked tight and solid book. The author argues that social scientists must pay more attention to the formulation of concepts as they provide the basis for clear thinking, good research and intelligent formulation of theories--to ask, do the theories make sense conceptually. He challenges the sloppy thinking that so often surrounds the interrelated concepts of revolutions, nations and nationalism. 229 pages with Notes, Bibliography and Index. 6 x 9 inches. 1999, Columbia University Press, New York.

$21.50

Faces of Nationalism: Janus Revisited
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Faces of Nationalism: Janus Revisited

By Nairn, Tom

London, UK: Verso, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean and unmarked book, touch of wear to front corners of cover, tight & solid glued binding, square, half of the lower edge ofthe page block is slight;y darkened, pages quite clean, no markings of any kind. 246 pages w/Notes and Index. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. 1998, Verso, London, UK

$16.95

Washington
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Washington

By Greenfield, Meg

New York: PublicAffairs, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Foreword by Katharine Graham and an Afterword by Michael Beschloss. Newspaper clippings of the obituary for Katharine Graham laid in, dated in 2001. She is considered a 'journalism giant'. This book is an exploration of the subculture in Washington DC--is it like a boring, elitist's men's club, a recklessly run business, a den of public and private vice, including lechery, larceny, pride, sloth, dissembling, and a lust for power? The name of two former owners is on the endpaper, otherwise the book is in fine condition, in ivory half cloth w/gilt titles, very pale gray paper-wrapped boards, in pristine condition. Tight and solid binding, square, with sharp corners. Pages are clean, unmarked, no creases, as new. The white jacket is slightly darkened along some edges, slight wear to spine head. 241 pages, indexed. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 2001, PublicAffairs, New York.

$8.75

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama
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The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

By Alterman, Eric; Mattson, Kevin

New York: Viking Penguin, 2012. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/Good. Type: Ex-Library First Edition. Hardcover Ex-Library Book and Dust Jacket in Good Condition. Lib marks on endpaper and top edge of page block, otherwise in Near Fine Condition. Clean, unmarked, tight and solid book. A central force in American history since the end of World War II. liberalism finds itself at the height of its influence in culture and society but it has become marginalized and not dealt with in public discourse. The history of this proud tradition-its achievements and short-sighted missteps-is the subject of this work. These authors, historians and journalists, restore the liberal tradition to its rightful place in America's history by recounting the story of the individuals who fought for these causes that transformed America--politicians, preachers, intellectuals, artists and activists who have battled for the heart and soul of the nation. xi + 561 pp with Notes and Index. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 2012, Viking Penguin, New York.

$9.50

The Starr Evidence: Complete Testimony from President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky and Other Documents from the Independent Counsel's  Investigation
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The Starr Evidence: Complete Testimony from President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky and Other Documents from the Independent Counsel's Investigation

By Kuntz, Phil - Editor

New York: Pocket Books, 1998. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. The Starr Report. Mass Market Paperback in Good Condition. Edited and with an Introduction by Phil Kuntz. Clean red wraps with white titles on black background, crease to lower front corner, small chip near spine head, upper corner tip creased. Binding tight and solid. Pages toned, quite clean and free from any markings. President Clinton's unabridged Grand Jury testimony, with newly released key evidence found in independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation plus Monica Lewinsky's complete testimpny as well as interview statements, letters to the President and e-mails to friends; Prosecutor's detailed chronology; Linda Tripp;s handwritten notes. 559 pages. 4.25 x 6.75 inches. 1998, Pocket Books, New York.

$6.95

A Message for Congress from Davy Crockett: Understanding Welfare
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A Message for Congress from Davy Crockett: Understanding Welfare

By Crockett, Davy

US: Noah Webster Library, 1990. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. First Published by John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, MA 1928. Paperback with comb-binding in Fine Condition. A most interesting message to Congress by Colonel Crockett (1786-1836) regarding 'welfare' and other issues. There is information about his background, and rise to politics when he first became a Congressman in 1827, a "sturdy, keen-eyed backwoodsman, honest to the core, and as unlearned as he was independent, left his bear hunting to go to Washington., and his actions as a congressman, honest and dedicated to the country. Well worth reading--and digestiing. 21 pges. 8.75 x 11 inches. 1990, Noah Webster LIbrary, USA

$20.00

The Enduring Debate: Classic and Contemporary Readings in American Politics
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The Enduring Debate: Classic and Contemporary Readings in American Politics

By Canon, David T.; Khademian, Anne; Mayer, Kenneth R. (Editors)

New York and London: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1997. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean and unmarked cover with slight wear to lower fornt edge, and rear upper corner is creased. Binding tight, solid and square. Internals as new. Classic and contemporary selections in American government with a debating-the-issues format. There is a wide range of topics, such as: THE CONSTITUTION FEDERALISM SEPARATION OF POWERS CIVIL LIBERTIES JUDICIARY CONGRESS PRESIDENCY BUREAUCRACY ELECTIONS VOTING FOREIGN POLICY, etc. 676 pages. 6.25 x 1.25 x 9.25 inches. W W Norton & Co Inc, New York and London.

$12.50

For the Next Generation: A Wake-Up Call to Solving Our Nation's Problems
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For the Next Generation: A Wake-Up Call to Solving Our Nation's Problems

By Schultz, Debbie Wasserman; Fenster, Julie M

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hardback First Printing of First Edition Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket As New. Fine navy cloth with light blue titles on spine, pristine. Tight, solid and square. Internals As New. The author deals with many issues of importance today--infrastructure, healthcare, the economy, safety nets, kids health and safety, gun reform, immigration, civil rights, the need for discourse, not discord. 308 pages, indexed. 6.25 x 9.75 inches. St. Martin's Press, New York.

$9.75

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