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The First Resort of Kings American Cultural Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century

By: Arndt, Richard T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Potomac Books Inc.: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 615


During the last five decades, U. S. Cultural diplomacy programs have withered because of politics and accidents of history that have subordinated cultural diplomacy to public relations campaigning, now called “public diplomacy. ” With anti-Americanism on the rise worldwide, cultural diplomacy should become an immediate priority, but politicians continue to ignore this relatively inexpensive, age-old tool for promoting understanding among nations. Richard Arndt probes... View more info

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The Wanderer the last American slave ship and the conspiracy that set its sails

By: Calonius, Erik

Price: $6.49

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2006

Seller ID: 1008


On Nov. 28, 1858, a ship called the Wanderer slipped silently into a coastal channel and unloaded its cargo of over 400 African slaves onto Jekyll Island, Georgia, thirty eight years after the African slave trade had been made illegal. It was the last ship ever to bring a cargo of African slaves to American soil. Built in 1856, the Wanderer began life as a luxury racing yacht, flying the pennant of the New York Yacht Club and cited as the successor to the famous yach... View more info

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Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism

By: Coulter, Ann

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Forum: 2003

Seller ID: 622


In a stunning follow-up to her number one bestseller Slander, leading conservative pundit Ann Coulter contends that liberals have been wrong on every foreign policy issue, from the fight against Communism at home and abroad, the Nixon and the Clinton presidencies, and the struggle with the Soviet empire right up to today’s war on terrorism. “Liberals have a preternatural gift for always striking a position on the side of treason, ” says Coulter. “Everyone says li... View more info

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The United States Government Internet Directory, 2012

By: Hertz-Hattis, Shana (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Bernan Press: 2012

Seller ID: 744


Ex-Library; He United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory is an indispensable guidebook for anyone who is looking for official U. S. Government resources on the Web. The U. S. Government's online information is massive and can be difficult to locate. Many government sites are part of the "Deep Web" with content that does not surface or surface easily with even the most popular se... View more info

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School At a Time

By: Mortenson, Greg; Relin, David Oliver

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics): 2007

Seller ID: 233


The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban’s backyard. Anyone who despairs of the individual’s power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan’s treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade... View more info

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School At a Time

By: Mortenson, Greg; Relin, David Oliver

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics): 2007

Seller ID: 717


The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban’s backyard. Anyone who despairs of the individual’s power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan’s treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade... View more info

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Pandaemonium ethnicity in international politics

By: Moynihan, Daniel Patrick

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1993

Seller ID: 716


Ten years before the Soviet Union collapsed, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan stood almost alone in predicting its demise. As the intelligence community and cold war analysts churned out statistics demonstrating the enduring strength of the Moscow regime, Moynihan, focusing on ethnic conflict, argued that the end was at hand. Now, with such conflict breaking out across the world, from Central Asia to South Central Los Angeles, he sets forth a general proposition: Far from... View more info

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

By: Scahill, Jeremy

Price: $4.24

Publisher: New York, Nation Books: 2007

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 842


On September 16, 2007, machine gun fire erupted in Baghdad’s Nisour Square, leaving seventeen Iraqi civilians dead, among them women and children. The shooting spree, labeled “Baghdad’s Bloody Sunday, ” was neither the work of Iraqi insurgents nor U. S. Soldiers. The shooters were private forces working for the secretive mercenary company, Blackwater Worldwide. This is the explosive story of a company that rose a decade ago from Moyock, North Carolina, to beco... View more info

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Just How Stupid Are We? facing the truth about the American voter

By: Shenkman, Rick

Price: $8.39

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2008

Seller ID: 1382


Levees break in New Orleans. Iraq descends into chaos. The housing market teeters on the brink of collapse. Americans of all political stripes are heading into the 2008 election with the sense that something has gone terribly wrong with American politics. But what exactly? Democrats blame Republicans and Republicans blame Democrats. Greedy corporate executives, rogue journalists, faulty voting machines, irresponsible defense contractors-we blame them, too. The only thing... View more info

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The Official Handbook of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy

By: Smith, Mark W.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 296


Attorney and conservative commentator Mark Smith deconstructs the 10 biggest liberal myths, provides facts and proof to expose liberal lies and hypocrisy, and delivers hard evidence on why the liberals' standing policies on such issues as taxes, welfare, goverment spending, and defense are just plain wrong. View more info

Image for Enough: the Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--And What We Can Do about It

Enough: the Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--And What We Can Do about It

By: Williams, Juan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown: 2006

Seller ID: 319


Half a century after brave Americans took to the streets to raise the bar of opportunity for all races, Juan Williams writes that too many black Americans are in crisis—caught in a twisted hip-hop culture, dropping out of school, ending up in jail, having babies when they are not ready to be parents, and falling to the bottom in twenty-first-century global economic competition. In Enough, Juan Williams issues a lucid, impassioned clarion call to do the right thing now,... View more info

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The Woman at the Washington Zoo Writings on Politics, Family, And Fate

By: Williams, Marjorie

Price: $6.73

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2005

Seller ID: 841


Edited by Timothy NoahMarjorie Williams was a woman in a man's town, an outsider reporting on the political elite. She was, like the narrator in Randall Jarrell's classic poem, "The Woman at the Washington Zoo," an observer of a strange and exotic culture. This splendid collection — at once insightful, funny and sad — digs into the psyche of the nation's capital, revealing not only the hidden selves of the people that run it, but the messy lives that the rest of u... View more info

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The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2005

Seller ID: 78


In Washington, D. C. , where little stays secret for long, the identity of Deep Throat -- the mysterious source who helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein break open the Watergate scandal in 1972 -- remained hidden for 33 years. Now, Woodward tells the story of his long, complex relationship with W. Mark Felt, the enigmatic former No. 2 man in the Federal Bureau of Investigation who helped end the presidency of Richard Nixon. View more info