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Iraq: The Cost of War

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £9.99
First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK's highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous impact. This book is a record of what he saw.

Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952

Paperback, 02/05/2017, £20.00
The definitive account of Richard Nixon's congressional career, back in print with a new preface

Trump Revolt

Paperback, 26/07/2017, £9.99
The second entry in the Pocket Politics series provides an accessible account of the ideas and shifts that propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 US presidential election and looks at the likely consequences of the result. -- .

Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Paperback, 01/01/2001, £13.99
This reference offers a concise A-Z volume based solely on US Supreme Court Decisions. The book includes a new introduction and a new appendix comprised of the US Constitution, and an updated list of the nominations and successions of justices.

US Supreme Court

Paperback, 24/09/2010, £12.99
Provides students of AS/A-Level Government & Politics with detailed, up-to-date reviews of key topics on the exam board specifications in a challenging and stimulating way.

OJ: Made in America


Line Becomes A River

Hardback, 01/03/2018, £14.99
Beautiful, smart, raw, sad, poetic and humane... It's the best thing I've read for ages', James Rebanks, author of THE SHEPHERD'S LIFE How does a line in the sand become a barrier that people will risk everything to cross?

Alt-Right: From 4chan to the White House

Paperback, 27/03/2018, £12.99
A sharp investigation into the dark path of the Alt-Right.

Politics of Power: A Critical Introduction to American Government

Paperback, 06/08/2010, £24.99
A book with a point of view.

American Politics: A Graphic History

Paperback, 13/09/2018, £12.99
The people, ideals and events that have shaped a nation - in comic book form

Anglosphere: A Genealogy of a Racialized Identity in International Relations

Paperback, 25/02/2011, £20.99
Anchored in contemporary debates over identity politics in the study of international relations, this book reconsiders the origins of the United State's "special relationships" with Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand.

American Government and Politics: A Concise Introduction

Paperback, 14/11/2002, £27.99
'Rob Singh has written a finely organized and informative textbook that combines to an unusually high degree analytical clarity, accessibility of style and form, and an enlightened scepticism about received wisdom. This is an admirable book' - Nigel Bowles, St Anne's College, Oxford

Contemporary American Politics and Society : Issues and Controversies

7, 14/11/2002, £30.99
'For those who still believe that politics is normally, naturally, about economics, Rob Singh has gathered the evidence and dialed the wake-up call: seven major instances of an ongoing culture war meet a common analytic framework here in a lively and informative fashion' - Byron E Shafer, University of Wisconsin

What the Trump?!: A Sane Person's Guide to Surviving in the Age of Trump

Paperback, 16/01/2017, £7.99
A hilarious self-help activity book to help you survive Donald Trump's presidency.

Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who are Revolutionizing the American Way of War

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £18.99
A dramatic portrait of the innovative Special Forces commanders and FBI agents who wage war against America's hidden enemies

Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Paperback, 17/01/2017, £9.99
A longtime movement insider's powerful account of the origins of today's protest movements and what they can achieve now

Anti-intellectualism in American Life

Paperback, 12/02/1966, £17.50

Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus

Paperback, 19/01/2017, £14.99
Telling the full story of the Trump phenomenon, from its tragi-comic beginnings to the apocalyptic election, the author presents an analysis that goes beyond the bizarre and disturbing election to tell a wider story of the apparent collapse of American democracy.

Guns Across America: Reconciling Gun Rules and Rights

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £11.99
A fascinating tour through the history of one of America's most controversial issues: gun control

Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99

Long Reach of the Sixties

Hardback, 29/06/2017, £22.99
In The Long Reach of the Sixties, legal historian Laura Kalman explores the Supreme Court nomination and confirmation battles of the late 1960s and early 1970s and shows how they have haunted-indeed, scarred-the Supreme Court appointments process ever since.

People's Machine

Hardback, 06/07/2006, £17.99
An account of Governor Schwarzenegger and his tenure in California politics, this work traces the roots of both movie and political populism, how Schwarzenegger used these twin forces to win election and, especially, how he has used them to govern. It reports on whether this system of governing proves blessing, curse or mess.

Killing of Osama Bin Laden

Hardback, 29/03/2016, £12.99
Electrifying investigation of White House lies about the assassination of Osama bin Laden

American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century 5ed

Paperback, 18/10/2013, £29.99
A balanced and contemporary introduction to U.S. foreign policy, with a built-in reader.

Developments in American Politics 7 7ed

Paperback, 27/01/2014, £30.99
Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments. Fully up-to-date, the book takes full account of the political landscape that followed the 2012 elections and the policy dilemmas which face Obama's second administration.

Official Fahrenheit 9-11 Reader

Paperback, 21/10/2004, £8.99

US Politics Today 3ed (Revised)

Paperback, 30/07/2012, £14.99
Provides a concise, up-to-date and accessible introduction to US government and politics. It offers a survey of core institutions such as the presidency, Congress and the US Supreme Court, assesses the electoral system and considers the part played by organized interests and political parties.

Issues For Debate In American Public Policy: Selections From Cq Researcher

Paperback, 09/07/2013, £29.99
This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 16 hot-button policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists.

America at War with Itself

Paperback, 13/09/2016, £11.99
A blistering critique of how America's drift toward authoritarian intolerance is dividing the nation and intensifying social and political conflicts.

Current Debates in American Government

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £25.99
Designed to draw students in to become critical thinkers about American government, this collections of readings will complement the Morone/Kersh By the People: Debating American Government, 2e text, but it can be used alongside any text, as it connects with the standard topics and concepts taught in the American Government course.

Ages of American Law

Paperback, 06/02/2015, £14.99
Following its publication in 1974, Grant Gilmore's compact portrait of the development of American law from the eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century became a classic. In this edition, the portrait is brought up to date with a new chapter that surveys the trajectory of American law since the original publication.

Central Intelligence Agency: Security Under Scrutiny

Hardback, 30/12/2005, £55.00
Provides an in-depth look into the Central Intelligence Agency, and how its responsibilities affect American life. After a brief history of the agency, chapters describe its organisation, intelligence/counterintelligence, covert operations, controversies, key events, and notable people.

Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11

Paperback, 17/02/2009, £22.95
Provides an examination of the intelligence failures that preceded September 11. This work shows how and why the intelligence system itself left us vulnerable. It argues that after the Cold War ended, the CIA and FBI failed to adapt to the rise of terrorism.

CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy

Hardback, 31/10/2005, £35.50
Provides an account of relations between American spymasters and Capitol Hill. This book provides a historical perspective for debates in Congress and beyond concerning the agency's recent failures and ultimate fate. It shows that anxieties over the challenges to democracy posed by our intelligence communities have been with us from the beginning.

Presidential Leadership in Political Time: Reprise and Reappraisal

Paperback, 15/05/2011, £14.95
A classic on the politics of leadership, now expanded to include a new chapter on the Obama presidency. Examines the typical political problems that presidents confront and how they assert their authority in the service of change.

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Hardback, 11/08/2001, £10.99
In a groundbreaking book based on vast new data, Robert Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbours and

Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy During the Cold War

Paperback, 31/07/2004, £21.99
Carrying the history of containment through the end of the Cold War, this book begins with Franklin D Roosevelt's postwar plans. It provides an analysis of George F Kennan's original strategy of containment, NSC-68, The Eisenhower-Dulles "New Look," and provides an assessment of how Reagan and Gorbechev completed the process of containment.

Legacy of Ashes: History of the CIA

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £14.99
All-powerful, brilliant, decisive, ruthlessly effective... this is the image of the CIA as portrayed in countless films and novels. It is wrong. This book, based on thousands of declassified documents and interviews with agents at all levels, shows the reality behind the glamorous myth.

CIA and American Democracy 3ed

Paperback, 01/04/2003, £27.00
This third edition of Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones's history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a new prologue that discusses the history of the CIA since the end of the Cold War, focusing in particular on the intelligence dimensions of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.


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