Political Science

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  1. Book Image"One Hell of a Gamble": Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964

    Aleksandr Fursenko, Timothy Naftali

    Based on classified Soviet archives, including the files of Nikita Khrushchev and the KGB, "One Hell of a Gamble" offers a riveting play-by-play history of the Cuban missile crisis from American and Soviet perspectives simultaneously.More

  2. Book Image"That's Not What We Meant to Do": Reform and Its Unintended Consequences in Twentieth-Century America

    Steven M. Gillon

    What does the Gl Bill of 1944 have in common with the rent-control legislation of the 1940s and 1950s? The Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the Reagan tax cuts of 1981?More

  3. Book Image1787: The Grand Convention

    Clinton Lawrence Rossiter, Richard B. Morris

    “Consistently provocative . . . The political method of the framers and its historical appropriateness are luminously explained. —Journal of American HistoryMore

  4. Book ImageThe 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

    National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

    Authorized Edition

    Nearly three thousand people died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In Lower Manhattan, on a field in Pennsylvania, and along the banks of the Potomoc, the United States suffered the single largest loss of life from an enemy attack on its soil.
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  5. Book ImageThe 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

    National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, Philip D. Zelikow

    Authorized Text, Shorter Edition

    “A document of historic sweep and almost unprecedented detail.”—Washington PostMore

  6. Book ImageAbortion: The Clash of Absolutes

    Laurence H. Tribe

    "An important work on a monumental subject." —Anna Quindlen, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  7. Book ImageThe Accidental Theorist: And Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science

    Paul Krugman

    "Everything Mr. Krugman has to say is smart, important and even fun to read . . . he is one of a handful of very bright, relatively young economists who do everything well." — Peter Passell, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageAn Affair of Honor: Woodrow Wilson and the Occupation of Veracruz

    Robert E. Quirk

    “For this generation this study is definitive.” —George Osborn, American Historical ReviewMore

  9. Book ImageAlexander Hamilton: A Biography

    Forrest McDonald

    “What Mr. McDonald’s book does, with exceptional skill and learning, is to re-examine Hamilton’s policies as secretary of the treasury. To this task the author brings a masterful knowledge of the politics of the period. . . . He brilliantly demonstrates how William Blackstone, David Hume and Jacques Necker affected Hamilton’s thought. Finally, Mr. McDonald . . . gives the clearest exposition that I have ever seen of just what Hamilton’s financial policies were and how they worked.” —David Herbert Donald, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  10. Book ImageAmbivalence: Adventures in Israel and Palestine

    Jonathan Garfinkel

    With lofty ideals, spectacular ambivalence, and endearing naiveté, Jonathan Garfinkel explores Israel and Palestine by talking to ordinary people.More

  11. Book ImageAmerica and Russia: Memos to a President

    Philip D. Zelikow, Robert B. Zoellick

    Aspen Policy Books is a series of brief books devoted to developing new thinking on U.S. national security, cooperative measures to reduce conflict, and international polices of the United States from national defense strategy to issues of international political economy. The books are collections of "memos to the president" on one of these selected global policy issues.More

  12. Book ImageAmerica and the Balkans: Memos to a President

    Philip D. Zelikow, Robert B. Zoellick

    Aspen Policy Books is a series of brief books devoted to developing new thinking on U.S. national security, cooperative measures to reduce conflict, and international polices of the United States from national defense strategy to issues of international political economy. The books are collections of "memos to the president" on one of these selected global policy issues.More

  13. Book ImageAmerica and the East Asian Crisis: Memos to a President

    Philip D. Zelikow, Robert B. Zoellick

    A new text in the Aspen policy series, this brief book encourages new thinking about U.S. national security, conflict reduction, and international policy.More

  14. Book ImageAmerica's Working Women: A Documentary History, 1600 to the Present

    Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall, Linda Gordon

    “I am stunned by the scope and breadth of this splendid new collection of sources. It includes memories, stories, letters, poems and more, gathered from the pens and the hearts of women who lived and worked in these United States. . . . The selections are spell-binding, the introductory material illuminating, and the whole a lesson in how the multicultural and multiracial experience of work in America has been profoundly affected by gender.” —Alice Kessler-Harris, author of Out to WorkMore

  15. Book ImageThe American Age: U.S. Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad

    Walter LaFeber

    Second Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume / 1750 to the Present

    In this leading text, Walter LaFeber offers a comprehensive history of American foreign relations from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. His narrative account features several major themes: the connections between U.S. foreign policy and domestic politics; the impact of American economic development on foreign policy interests; popular culture, particularly film, as a filter for public opinion on American commitments abroad; the roles of public opinion, leadership, and bureaucracy in the formation of policy.More

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