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Intended Consequences

Intended Consequences

by Donald T Critchlow

After World War II, U.S. policy experts--convinced that unchecked population growth threatened global disaster--successfully lobbied bipartisan policy-makers in Washington to initiate federally-funded family planning. In Intended Consequences, Donald T. Critchlow deftly chronicles how thegovernment's involvement in contraception and abortion evolved into one of the most bitter, partisan controversies in American political history. The growth of the feminist movement in the late 1960s fundamentally... Read more

United States Politics Books & Ephemera

The Life Of Herbert Hoover

The Life Of Herbert Hoover

by Nash, George H

I Led 3 Lives

I Led 3 Lives

by Philbrick, Herbert a

Rascal King

Rascal King

by Beatty, Jack

Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and Themselves

Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--and Themselves

by Andrew Ross Sorkin

New York: Viking, October 2009. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Flat signed by author on title page. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Unmarked other than autograph. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 600 pages. 16 pages of plates. A moment-by-moment, behind-the-scenes account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami.
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$21.95
The Ming Tribute Grain System (Michigan Abstracts of Chinese and Japanese Works on Chinese History, No.1)

The Ming Tribute Grain System (Michigan Abstracts of Chinese and Japanese Works on Chinese History, No.1)

by Ayao Hoshi

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies, 1969. Michigan Abstracts of Chinese and Japanese Works on Chinese History No. 1. First English language edition. Paperback. Fine condition. Binding square and tight. Interior pristine. Minor tanning along edges of cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 132 pages.
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$17.95
Advice and Support : The Early Years, 1941-1960 (United States Army in Vietnam)

Advice and Support : The Early Years, 1941-1960 (United States Army in Vietnam)

by Ronald H. Spector

Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1983. Hardcover. First Edition / First Printing (stated). Brown cloth over boards with gilt Great Seal to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. Gift inscription signed by author on title page. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Unmarked other than inscription. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket including chips and short tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 391 pages. : ill. ; 26... Read more
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$29.95
Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent

Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent

by Blaine Harden

New York: W. W. Norton, September 1990. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Near Fine jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 333 pages.
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$9.65
Grenada : Revolution, Invasion and Aftermath

Grenada : Revolution, Invasion and Aftermath

by Hugh O'Shaughnessy

London: Sphere Books, 1984. First Edition. Very Good. Light spine crease and tanning, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 258 pages.
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$13.95
Kundun: A Biography of the Family of the Dalai Lama

Kundun: A Biography of the Family of the Dalai Lama

by Mary Craig

Washington, DC: Counterpoint, October 1997. Hardcover. First Edition, second printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxi + 392 pages, index, bibliography, notes with chapters, B/W plates, family tree. Kundun is a story of reincarnation, coronation, heartbreaking exile, and finally, the tenacious efforts of a holy man to save a nation... Read more
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$12.45
The Commanders

The Commanders

by Bob Woodward

New York: Simon & Schuster, May 1991. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in navy blue linen with gilt lettering to spine and purple paper sides. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Text pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Foxing to closed edges. Jacket slightly rubbed. No ownership marks. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 399 pages.
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$7.95
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

by David Halberstam

New York: Hyperion, September 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Translucent dust jacket over illustrated boards. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii+719 pages. A masterful narrative of the political decisions and miscalculations on both sides in the Korean War. The author charts the disastrous path that led to the massive entry of Chinese forces near the Yalu River and that caught Douglas MacArthur and his soldiers by surprise. He... Read more
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$14.95
Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism

Freak Kingdom: Hunter S. Thompson's Manic Ten-Year Crusade Against American Fascism

by Timothy Denevi

New York: PublicAffairs, October 2018. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Inscribed by author on title page. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Spine ends bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 394 pages. Hunter S. Thompson was a fearless opponent of corruption and fascism, one who sacrificed his future well-being to fight against it, rewriting the rules of journalism and political satire in the process. This dramatic story shows how Thompson saw through... Read more
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$35.95
In Search of History : A Personal Adventure

In Search of History : A Personal Adventure

by Theodore H. White

New York: Harper & Row, July 1978. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clear, spine faded. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 561 pages.
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$16.95
A History of Iraq, Second Edition

A History of Iraq, Second Edition

by Charles Tripp

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, May 2002. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 324 pages. Since its establishment by the British in the 1920s, Iraq has witnessed the rise and fall of successive authoritarian regimes, competing ruthlessly for power and resources. This struggle culminated in the dictatorship of Saddam Husain. This book traces Iraq's... Read more
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$10.90
Jefferson, War and Peace, 1776-1784

Jefferson, War and Peace, 1776-1784

by Marie Kimball

New York: Coward-McCann, 1947. Hardcover. First Edition (No additional printings listed). Grey cloth over boards. Map endpapers. Near Fine book / no jacket. Unmarked. Pages lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. ix + 398 pages. : plate, ports. ; 23 cm.
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$19.95
Jefferson the President, Second Term, 1805-1809 (Jefferson and His Time, 5)

Jefferson the President, Second Term, 1805-1809 (Jefferson and His Time, 5)

by Dumas Malone

Boston: Little, Brown, March 1974. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright, but clipped and chipped at spine ends. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxxii + 704 pages. Covering the climax of Jefferson's forty-year career, this fifth and penultimate volume follows Jefferson through his demanding second term as president, when he famously sponsors the Lewis and Clark expedition,... Read more
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$22.45
What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

by Bernard Lewis

New York: HarperCollins / Perennial, 2003. Trade Paperback. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 186 pages. For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of barbarism and unbelief from which there was nothing to learn or to fear. And then everything changed. The West won victory after victory,... Read more
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$16.45
Winding Down the Price of Defense

Winding Down the Price of Defense

by The Boston Study Group

San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine square and tight. Not from a library. 359 pages.
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$7.95
The Dynamics Of Chinese Politics

The Dynamics Of Chinese Politics

by Lucian W. Pye

Cambridge: Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain, March 1982. Trade Paperback. A Rand Corporation Research Study. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and crisp. Dust stains to top edge. Light edgewear. Not from a library. vii + 307 pages. An intriguing study of the psychological bases of mainland Chinese politics. According to Pye, the driving force of Chinese politics is the tension that arises out of the clash between the Chinese cultural imperative for conformity and... Read more
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$24.95
The Republic of Plato, translated with introduction and notes by Francis MacDonald Cornford

The Republic of Plato, translated with introduction and notes by Francis MacDonald Cornford

by Plato; Francis MacDonald Cornford (trans)

New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1945. Trade Paperback. Tenth printing, 1954. Good+. Notes and underlining in pencil. Edge and corner wear. Not from a library. xxix + 366 pages.
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$12.95
The Old Revolutionaries

The Old Revolutionaries

by Pauline Maier

New York: Vintage, March 1982. Trade Paperback. First Vintage Books Edition. Tanned with dust stains to top edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxii+309 pages. The "old revolutionaries" were Samuel Adams, Isaac Sears, Thomas Young, Richard Henry Lee, and Charles Carroll. Of widely varying backgrounds and interests, all of them had their greatest influence in the years between 1769 and 1776, and all of them saw their power transferred after the war to the men we know as "the... Read more
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$19.95
The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security

The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security

by Bartholomew Sparrow

New York: PublicAffairs, January 2015. Paperback. Advance Reading Copy. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine. One-inch dog-ear to rear cover, otherwise As New. Not from a library. xviii + 701 pages. For more than thirty years, Brent Scowcroft has played a central role in American foreign policy. Scowcroft helped manage the American departure from Vietnam, helped plan the historic breakthrough to China, urged the first President Bush to repel the invasion of Kuwait, and worked to shape the... Read more
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$16.20
Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations

Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations

by Paul Krugman

New York: W. W. Norton, April 1995. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. vi + 303 pages.
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$12.45
Theodore Rex (Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy, 2)

Theodore Rex (Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy, 2)

by Edmund Morris

New York: Random House, November 2001. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / second printing per number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine end lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 774 pages. The sequel to the author's The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President, still the youngest in American history, as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one... Read more
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$13.45
The War Within : A Secret White House History, 2006-08

The War Within : A Secret White House History, 2006-08

by Bob Woodward

September 2008. First Edition (not stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior is pristine. Spine is straight and tight. Jacket is clean and bright with a one-inch tear at bottom of rear flap. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 487 pages. Bob Woodward's fourth book about the Bush presidency at war reveals the inner workings of the government.
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$9.95
John Adams Two Volume Boxed Set : Volume I 1735-1784; Volume II 1784-1826

John Adams Two Volume Boxed Set : Volume I 1735-1784; Volume II 1784-1826

by Page Smith

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1962. Two-volume Hardcover set in slipcase. Very Good books in Very Good jackets. "First Edition" stated on copyright pages. "Book of the Month Club Selection" stated on unpriced jackets. Prior owner's name inked to front pastedowns. Reading and edge wear including large chips to jackets. Two volumes. xx + 1170 total pages. Vol. 1. 1735-1784; Vol. 2. 1784-1826. Two volume hardcover set, with slipcase and dust jackets. Winner of the Bancroft Prize and The Kenneth Roberts... Read more
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$18.45
The Supreme Court in American History

The Supreme Court in American History

by Marjorie Fribourg

New York: Avon Camelot, February 1969. Mass Market Paperback. First Camelot Printing (stated). Good. Text tanned but unmarked. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Damp stains to edges. Surface tears to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 223 pages.
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$9.90
The Accidental President: How 413 Lawyers, 9 Supreme Court Justices, and 5,963,110 Floridians (Give or Take a Few) Landed George W. Bush in the White House

The Accidental President: How 413 Lawyers, 9 Supreme Court Justices, and 5,963,110 Floridians (Give or Take a Few) Landed George W. Bush in the White House

by David A Kaplan

New York: William Morrow, October 2001. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 323 pages. For thirty-seven days after the disputed presidential election of 2000, the nation watched as George W. Bush and Al Gore slugged it out in the swamp. David A. Kaplan goes behind the scenes of the sanctimony and machinations. With his mordant wit and incisive storytelling,... Read more
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$14.95