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The leading text in a compact value edition Clear concise integrated and up-to-date Give Me Liberty is a proven success with teachers and students Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture using the theme of freedom throughout The Fourth Edition features stronger coverage of American religion and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills The Seagull Edition includes the full text of the regular edition in a compact volume for an affordable price
Alert This product may be shipped with or without the inclusion of the Oprah Book Club sticker Please note that regardless of the cover the books are identical Night is Elie Wiesel s masterpiece a candid horrific and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps This new translation by Marion Wiesel Elie s wife and frequent translator presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author s original intent And in a substantive new preface Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man s capacity for inhumanity to man Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors everyday perversions and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was what it meant and what its legacy is and will be
The 1 New York Times bestseller and source for the blockbuster feature film Hillary s America the top-grossing documentary of 2016 Dinesh D Souza author of the 1 New York Times bestseller America Imagine a World Without Her has a warning We are on the brink of losing our country forever After eight years of Obama four years or possibly eight years of Hillary Clinton as president of the United States would so utterly transform America as to make it unrecognizable No more will America be a land of opportunity Instead it will be a land of rapacious crony capitalism run solely for the benefit of friends of the Obamas and the Clintons and the Democratic Party It will in fact be the fulfillment of a dream the Democratic Party has had from the beginning a dream of stealing America for the politically favored few In Hillary s America D Souza reveals the sordid truth about Hillary and the secret history of the Democratic Party including how Democrats transitioned from pro-slavery to pro-enslavement the long-standing Democratic political war against women how Hillary Clinton s political mentor was literally a cold-blooded gangster how the Clintons and other Democrats see foreign policy not in terms of national interest but in terms of... personal profit how Democratically controlled cities have turned into hotbeds of crime and corruption and much much more Not only is Hillary Clinton a liar and a criminal who would have been indicted for mishandling classified information on her secret email sever had the Democratic Party not closed ranks around her she is also the culmination of her party s deliberate and stunning plot to redistribute wealth and political power to the liberal elite Find out how Hillary and Bill used the Clinton Foundation to ruthlessly sell State Department influence to the highest foreign bidder Find out what shady backroom Democrat dealers taught Hillary Clinton her particular brand of corrupt party politics And most importantly find out whether America can stop her from destroying the country once and for all more
The New York Times Besteller This estimable book rides into the summer doldrums like rural electrification It deals in the truths that matter Dwight Garner The New York Times With the election looming this eye-opening investigation into our country s entrenched social hierarchy is acutely relevant O Magazine White Trash will change the way we think about our past and present T J Stiles Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Custer s Trials In her groundbreaking bestselling history of the class system in America Nancy Isenberg takes on our comforting myths about equality uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present always embarrassing if occasionally entertaining poor white trash When you turn an election into a three-ring circus there s always a chance that the dancing bear will win says Isenberg of the political climate surrounding Sarah Palin And we recognize how right she is today Yet the voters boosting Trump have been a permanent part of our American fabric argues Isenberg The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the earliest British colonial settlement to today s hillbillies They were alternately known as waste people offals rubbish lazy lubbers and crackers By the 1850s the downtrodden included so-called... clay eaters and sandhillers known for prematurely aged children distinguished by their yellowish skin ragged clothing and listless minds Surveying political rhetoric and policy popular literature and scientific theories over four hundred years Isenberg upends assumptions about America s supposedly class-free society where liberty and hard work were meant to ensure real social mobility Poor whites were central to the rise of the Republican Party in the early nineteenth century and the Civil War itself was fought over class issues nearly as much as it was fought over slavery Reconstruction pitted poor white trash against newly freed slaves which factored in the rise of eugenics -a widely popular movement embraced by Theodore Roosevelt that targeted poor whites for sterilization These poor were at the heart of New Deal reforms and LBJ s Great Society they haunt us in reality TV shows like Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and Duck Dynasty Marginalized as a class white trash have always been at or near the center of major political debates over the character of the American identity We acknowledge racial injustice as an ugly stain on our nation s history With Isenberg s landmark book we will have to face the truth about the enduring malevolent nature of class as well more
Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement The New Jim Crow is such a book Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as brave and bold this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness With dazzling candor legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that we have not ended racial caste in America we have merely redesigned it By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color the U S criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control relegating millions to a permanent second-class status even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness In the words of Benjamin Todd Jealous president and CEO of the NAACP this book is a call to action Called stunning by Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Levering Lewis invaluable by the Daily Kos explosive by Kirkus and profoundly necessary by the Miami Herald this updated and revised paperback edition of The New Jim Crow now with a foreword by Cornel West is a must-read for all people of conscience
The leading text in a compact value edition Clear concise integrated and up-to-date Give Me Liberty is a proven success with teachers and students Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture using the theme of freedom throughout The Fourth Edition features stronger coverage of American religion and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills The Seagull Edition includes the full text of the regular edition in a compact volume for an affordable price
A New York Times Bestseller and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton the Founding Father who galvanized inspired scandalized and shaped the newborn nation In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape inspire and scandalize the newborn America According to historian Joseph Ellis Alexander Hamilton is a robust full-length portrait in my view the best ever written of the most brilliant charismatic and dangerous founder of them all Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton Chernow s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today s America is the result of Hamilton s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time To repudiate his legacy Chernow writes is in many ways to repudiate the modern world Chernow here recounts Hamilton s turbulent life an illegitimate largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean he came out of nowhere to... take America by storm rising to become George Washington s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army coauthoring The Federalist Papers founding the Bank of New York leading the Federalist Party and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States Historians have long told the story of America s birth as the triumph of Jefferson s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton Chernow presents an entirely different man whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power His is a Hamilton far more human than we ve encountered before from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson Madison Adams Monroe and Burr and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804 Chernow s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton but the story of America s birth seen through its most central figure At a critical time to look back to our roots Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans Nobody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow The New York Times Book Review more
In this runaway 1 New York Times bestseller former secret service officer Gary Byrne who was posted directly outside President Clinton s oval office reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton s character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family in CRISIS OF CHARACTER the most anticipated book of the 2016 election
An astonishing and astonishingly entertaining history of Hollywood s transformation over the past five decades as seen through the agency at the heart of it all from the 1 bestselling co-author of Live from New York and Those Guys Have All the Fun The movies you watch the TV shows you adore the concerts and sporting events you attend behind the curtain of nearly all of these is an immensely powerful and secretive corporation known as Creative Artists Agency Started in 1975 when five bright and brash employees of a creaky William Morris office left to open their own strikingly innovative talent agency CAA would come to revolutionize the entertainment industry and over the next several decades its tentacles would spread aggressively throughout the worlds of movies television music advertising and investment banking Powerhouse is the fascinating no-holds-barred saga of that ascent Drawing on unprecedented and exclusive access to the men and women who built and battled with CAA as well as financial information never before made public author James Andrew Miller spins a tale of boundless ambition ruthless egomania ceaseless empire building greed and personal betrayal It is also a story of prophetic brilliance magnificent artistry... singular genius entrepreneurial courage strategic daring foxhole brotherhood and how one firm utterly transformed the entertainment business Here are the real Star Wars complete with a Death Star told through the voices of those who were there Packed with scores of stars from movies television music and sports as well as a tremendously compelling cast of agents studio executives network chiefs league commissioners private equity partners tech CEOs and media tycoons Powerhouse is itself a Hollywood blockbuster of the most spectacular sort more
Donald Trump isn t a politician -- he s a one-man wrecking ball against our dysfunctional and corrupt establishment We re about to see the deluxe version of the left s favorite theme Vote for us or we ll call you stupid It s the working class against the smirking class Now Ann Coulter with her unique insight candor and sense of humor makes the definitive case for why we should all join his revolution The three biggest news stories of the 2016 presidential election have been Trump Trump and Trump The media have twisted themselves in knots trying to grasp how he won over millions of Republicans and what he d be like as president But Ann Coulter isn t puzzled She knows why Trump was the only one of seventeen GOP contenders who captured the spirit of our time She gets the power of addressing the pain of the silent majority and saying things the PC Thought Police considers unspeakable She argues that a bull in the china shop is exactly what we need to make America great again In this powerful book Coulter explains why conservatives moderates and even disgruntled Democrats should set aside their doubts and embrace Trump He s putting America first in our trade deals and alliances rather than pandering to our allies and enemies He s... abandoned the GOP s decades-long commitment to a bellicose foreign policy at a time when the entire country is sick of unnecessary wars He s ended GOP pandering to Hispanic activists with his hard-line policy on immigration Working class Americans finally have a champion against open borders and cheap foreign labor He s overturned the media s traditional role in setting the agenda and defining who gets to be considered presidential He s exposed political consultants as grifters and hacks most of whom don t know real voters from a hole in the ground If you re already a Trump fan Ann Coulter will help you defend and promote your position If you re not she might just change your mind more