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  • Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72
    Views : 489
    Pages : 496

    by: Hunter S. Thompson

    Publisher: pGrand Central Publishing

    Book Description

    Thompson, fresh from the spooky gig with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, agreed to cover the late presidential campaign for Rolling Stone from the primaries on, armed only with an eye for gnostic drill, an ear for byzantine bullshit, and a pen aimed ... more

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    2006-10-20

    ISBN-10: 0446698229

    ISBN-13: 9780446698221

    Language: English

  • American Foreign Policy: Three Essays
    Views : 328
    Pages : 0

    by: Henry Alfred Kissinger

    Publisher: pW.W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    When the second edition of this book appeared in 1974 (it was first published in 1969), Henry Kissinger had only recently become Secretary of State. This new edition contains many of the major policy speeches he delivered in the fob lowing two years, ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0393055256

    ISBN-13: 9780393055252

    Language: English

  • Between Existentialism and Marxism (Radical Thinkers)
    Views : 181
    Pages : 302

    by: Jean-Paul Sartre

    Publisher: pVerso

    Book Description

    Sartre, like Camus, has always been concerned with salvation. Both denied God and both were Catholic renegades. But Camus, seeking participation in life and reconciliation with nature, asserted man's right to happiness here and now. For Sartre, given ... more

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    2008-01-17

    ISBN-10: 1844672077

    ISBN-13: 9781844672073

    Language: English

  • Warning to the West
    Views : 303
    Pages : 156

    by: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    Publisher: pHill and Wang

    Book Description

    Probably not since Tolstoy have a writer's moral admonitions commanded the attention of Solzhenitsyn's. Warning to the West contains the texts of his three speeches in the US in the summer of 1975, the first after his expulsion from the Soviet Union- ... more

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    1986-09-01

    ISBN-10: 0374513341

    ISBN-13: 9780374513344

    Language: English

  • Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War
    Views : 392
    Pages : 416

    by: Chandra Manning

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    This is a book about Vietnam, and for straight, readable reportage, it is beyond doubt the best so far: It is also a book about reporting, specifically the difficulties involved in reporting on so confusing and misunderstood a story as Vietnam has be ... more

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    2016-08-16

    ISBN-10: 030727120X

    ISBN-13: 9780307271204

    Language: English

  • ISIS: A History
    Views : 196
    Pages : 384

    by: Fawaz A. Gerges

    Publisher: pPrinceton University Press

    Book Description

    A thorough survey of the genesis of the Islamic State, from al-Qaida wannabe to lethal caliphate.

    The Islamic State emerged strong from the shattered democratic ideals of the Arab Spring and, before that, the devastating sectarian ... more

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    2016-03-22

    ISBN-10: 0691170002

    ISBN-13: 9780691170008

    Language: English

  • Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel
    Views : 245
    Pages : 328

    by: Dov Waxman

    Publisher: pPrinceton University Press

    Book Description

    An examination of how American Jews’ relationship with Israel has moved from unconditional support to critical engagement.

    Delving into the many divisive camps of opinion that have developed over Israel’s occupation of the Pa ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 0691168997

    ISBN-13: 9780691168999

    Language: English