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The Intelligence of the Secretaries of State: And their Monopoly of Licensed News

Book Description In Restoration England the Secretaries of State performed the duties not only of a Home and Foreign Secretary combined, but also of a modern news-agency. This is a 1956 study in [...]

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Not With a Bang But a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline

From Publishers Weekly In this essay collection, British writer Dalrymple (Life at the Bottom) lays out a case for the decline of Western civilization, finding its symptoms lurking in everything [...]

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Black's Law: A Criminal Lawyer Reveals his Defense Strategies in Four Cliffhanger Cases

Amazon.com Review The title of criminal defense lawyer Roy Black's first book alludes to the renowned legal dictionary, and the reference is appropriate: Black is beyond a reasonable doubt the de [...]

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Inside the Hotel Rwanda: The Surprising True Story ... and Why It Matters Today

Review ?This book offers a window into the real life experience of those who hid in the Hotel des Mille Collines during the 100 days of the genocide. For those who have learned of this story only [...]

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The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life

Review ?Important and probing . . . a valuable and a sobering contribution to the study of power in American society . . . [Alyssa] Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. . . . The c [...]

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The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating (Blackwell Readers in Anthroplogy, No. 8)

Review ?Here at last is a comprehensive, thoroughly absorbing reader on contemporary culinary tastes and techniques. No student of food, globalization, or political economy can afford to overlook [...]

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Ethical Decision Making in Fund Raising

From the Inside Flap '. . . this is not a visionary book. . . . My aim in this book is to help people of ordinary decency and ordinary courage to accomplish their purposes, to help them build org [...]

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The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

Review One of the NP99:?National Post?s best books of 2016?Recounted with the storytelling ?lan of a master raconteur ? by turns dramatic and funny, charming, tart and melancholy.? ?Michiko Kakut [...]

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Policing America: Methods, Issues, Challenges (5th Edition)

From the Publisher This text conveys to criminal justice students the methods and issues, personality and problems, and attitudes and beliefs of those persons who inforce federal, state, and loca [...]

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Terrorism Today: The Past, The Players, The Future (5th Edition)

Taking an unbiased approach, Terrorism Today offers a lens into the history and status of terrorism around the world. Written with a global perspective, it addresses different regions of the world and the terrorist group [...]

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William James: His Life and Thought

From Publishers Weekly Critical studies of various aspects of James's thought abound; but here, written in a Jamesian spirit of intelligent open-mindedness and including fresh biographical materi [...]

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The Concept of Mind: 60th Anniversary Edition

Review 'This new edition of Ryle?s classic work, with a substantial critical study by Julia Tanney, will make possible a re-assessment of Ryle and of the revolutionary potential of The Concept of [...]

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Designing Research for Publication

About the Author Anne Huff is Visiting Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the TUM Business School in Munich, Germany, where she is helping organize research on open innovation that crosses t [...]

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You Don't Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing: An Illustrious Collection of Thoughts on Naught

Review 'This little book, conceived and edited by my longtime friend and collaborator Joan Konner will surprise you with absolutely Nothing. Read it and -- Nothing happens. Nothing is the joy of [...]

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Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Review ?An intimate, personal, and honest portrait of a relationship unlike any other in literary history.??Deirdre Bair, The Philadelphia Inquirer??[A] portrait of a deep love between two people [...]

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1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom: Insight on Identity, Truth, and Success

About the Author Elizabeth Venstra is a writer. In addition to writing about technical subjects, she is the author of True Genius: 1,001 Quotes That Will Change Your Life. She lives in Solsberry, [...]

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Review 'An impressive display of erudition.'?Publishers Weekly (Publishers Weekly) Read more About the Author Terry Eagleton is d [...]

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Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality

Review Engaging with a broad range of audiences, Salamon makes a convincing case that the lens offered by transgendered embodiment and subjectivity reconfigures entrenched theoretical positions i [...]

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SpongeBob SquarePants and Philosophy: Soaking Up Secrets Under the Sea! (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

About the Author Joseph J. Foy is assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He is editor of Homer Simpson Goes to Washington and co-editor of [...]

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Designing Research for Publication

About the Author Anne Huff is Visiting Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the TUM Business School in Munich, Germany, where she is helping organize research on open innovation that crosses t [...]

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