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Iraq: The Cost of War

Paperback, 29/06/2017, £12.99
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 Advanced Topic Master

Paperback, 24/09/2010, £13.99
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


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, £28.99
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

Almighty Dollar: Follow the Incredible Journey of a Single Dollar to See How the Global Economy Really Works

Paperback, 02/08/2018, £10.99
An incisive new take on popular economics: follow a dollar on its journey around the world

I am Uncle Sam


Captured Economy: How the Powerful Become Richer, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

Hardback, 21/12/2017, £16.99
In The Captured Economy, Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles identify a new culprit for increasing inequality: the government-corporate sector nexus. They explain why the perverted form of governance that this alliance has created subverts the goals of egalitarian-minded policymakers and suggest feasible policies to correct the problem.

Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War - A Tragedy in Three Acts

Paperback, 03/02/2022, £9.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a gripping history of the early years of the Cold War, the CIA's covert battles against communism, and the tragic consequences which still affect America and the world today

The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy: Weak Power, Great Power, Superpower, Hyperpower

Hardback, 00/09/2022, £26.99
In The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy, the eminent authority on American foreign policy Michael Mandelbaum offers a new framework for understanding the history of the foreign policy of the United States. He divides that history into four distinct periods, each of them defined by the consistent increase in the power the country has had at its disposal in its relations with other countries.

Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things 10ed

Paperback, 05/07/2008, £14.99
Revised for the first time in ten years, an update of the classic book, with new material on the administration of George W. Bush and the use of fear in the war on terror.

Anglosphere: A Genealogy of a Racialized Identity in International Relations

Paperback, 25/02/2011, £21.99
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, £33.99
'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, £42.99
'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

Ages of American Law

Paperback, 06/02/2015, £19.99
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.

Current Debates in American Government

Paperback, 15/10/2015, £35.99
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.

Stress Test

Paperback, 12/03/2015, £10.99
On 26 January, 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis and having just completed five years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the author was sworn in by President Barack Obama as the seventy-fifth Secretary of the Treasury of the US. This book takes you behind the scenes during the darkest moments of the crisis.

Politics of Anti-Semitism

Paperback, 11/01/2003, £9.00

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

Paperback, 18/10/2013, £79.00
A balanced and contemporary introduction to U.S. foreign policy, with a built-in reader.

Developments in American Politics 7ed

Paperback, 27/01/2014, £31.99
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, £15.99
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.

America's Road to Socialism

Paperback, £13.00

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

Paperback, 09/07/2013, £36.99
This collection of non-partisan reports focuses on 16 hot-button policy issues written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists.

People's Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy

Hardback, 06/07/2006, £15.99
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.

America at War with Itself

Paperback, 13/09/2016, £12.99
A blistering critique of how America's drift toward authoritarian intolerance is dividing the nation and intensifying social and political conflicts.

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

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £20.99
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, £10.99
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, £15.99

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, £17.99
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, £12.99
An inside account of Sanders' extraordinary campaign - and a blueprint for future political action.

Long Reach of the Sixties

Hardback, 29/06/2017, £29.49
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.

Age of American Unreason

Paperback, 12/05/2009, £8.99

Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Paperback, 23/02/2017, £13.99
A "high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both NSA and CIA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change"--Dust jacket flap.
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