COCAINE POLITICS: DRUGS, ARMIES AND THE CIA IN CENTRAL AMERICA ran a controversial series of stories in 1996 on the relationship between the CIA, the Contras, and crack, they reignited the issue of the intelligence agency's connections to drug trafficking, initially brought to light during the Vietnam War and then again by the Iran-Contra affair. Broad in scop..
THE MARKETPLACE OF REVOLUTION: HOW CONSUMER POLITICS SHAPED AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE offers a boldly innovative interpretation of the mobilization of ordinary Americans on the eve of independence. Breen explores how colonists who came from very different ethnic and religious backgrounds managed to overcome difference and create a common cause capable of galvanizing resistance. In a ..
MARXISM AND POLITICS t political theory and key texts by seminal thinkers including Marx, Engels, and Lenin highlights formative concepts and debates within Marxist thought. The argument is presented that a democratic socialism can defend and extend freedoms and thereby remove class distinctions. This introduction consi..
CANADIAN POLITICS (4TH ED ) Canadian Politics continues the work of earlier editions in offering a comprehensive introduction to Canadian government and politics by a widely recognized and highly respected group of political scientists, writing on subjects on which they are acknowledged experts. For this edition, the editors h..
PRIMARY COLORS: A NOVEL OF POLITICS ok behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures. When a former congressional aide becomes part of the staff of the governor of a small Southern state, he watches in horror,..
CITY OF MAN: RELIGION AND POLITICS IN A NEW ERA l movement that most galvanized evangelicals for more than a quarter-century, the Religious Right, is fading away. What lies ahead is unclear.Into this uncertainty, former White House insiders Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner call evangelicals toward a new kind of political engagement -- a kind that ..
THE WAR CONSPIRACY: JFK, 9/11 AND THE DEEP POLITICS OF WAR many ways in which war policy has been driven by “accidents” and other events in the field, in some cases despite moves toward peace that were directed by presidents. This book explores the “deep politics” that exerts a profound but too-little-understood effect on national policy outside the..
THE POLITICS OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE men have been drawn by the vision of a commercially viable and strategically advantageous seaway that runs west and north from Europe to the Far East. Though costs currently outweigh benefits, the oil and natural gas finds in the Beaufort Sea and the Canadian Arctic islands, as well as the possibil..
AMERICAN MOM: MOTHERHOOD, POLITICS, AND HUMBLE PIE ng, fiercely loving account of raising two sons will strike a chord with parents in this age of post-nuclear, extended families.--Publishers Weekly, starred; "Witty and piercing."--Newsweek...
BECOMING CANADA: OUR STORY, OUR POLITICS, OUR FUTURE ovoking vision for Canada, Ken Dryden argues that we have paid a price for having the wrong sense of ourselves as a country. The old definition of Canada – genial but sometimes too self-deprecating and ambition-killing – is no longer the real story. Through recent global events such as Barack Ob..