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  • Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and Ptsd, Paperback
    A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired. In the shadows of army life is a world where friends become monsters, where kindness twists into assault, and where self-loathing and despair become constant companions. Whether you know it..
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  • End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun), Paperback
    With a new foreword for the paperback edition reflecting Trump's election and the recent uproar surrounding right-leaning speakers on college campuses, this unapologetic conservative duo featured on FOX News, Townhall, The Federalist, and CNN combat the silencing of free speech in America. They're t..
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  • Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other, Hardcover
    Why did Donald Trump follow Barack Obama into the White House? Why is America so polarized? And how does American exceptionalism explain these social changes? In this provocative book, Mugambi Jouet describes why Americans are far more divided than other Westerners over basic issues, including weal..
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  • Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left, Paperback
    In Fools, Frauds and Firebrands, professor and philosopher Roger Scruton asks: what does the Left look like today, and how has it evolved since 1989? What can replace radical egalitarianism and the dominance of antinomian attitudes in the intellectual world? Can there be any foundation for resistanc..
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  • Homo Academicus, Paperback
    In this highly original work, Pierre Bourdieu turns his attention to the academic world of which he is part and offers a brilliant analysis of modern intellectual culture. The academy is shown to be not just a realm of dialogue and debate, but also a sphere of power in which reputations and careers ..
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  • Leisure: The Basis of Culture: Including the Philosophical ACT, Paperback
    One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Josef Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial, today than it was when it first appeared more than fifty years ago. This edition also includes his work The Philosophical Act. Leisure ..
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  • Make No Law: The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment, Paperback
    The First Amendment puts it this way: "Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." Yet, in 1960, a city official in Montgomery, Alabama, sued The New York Times for libel -- and was awarded $500,000 by a local jury -- because the paper had published an ad critical..
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  • The American Dream: Stories from the Heart of Our Nation, Paperback
    At a time when we are once again talking and thinking about the meaning of America, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Dan Rather provides a powerful look at Americans who struggle to achieve their desires and ambitions. With the stories of ordinary men and women accomplishing the extra..
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  • The Day of the Dead
    The Day of the Dead is a festival of culture and youth, a feast of the senses and celebration of life in death. Originating in Mexico and the Latin American countries it began as a way of remembering departed relatives, as a means of embracing rather than fearing death. The beautiful rituals, the su..
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  • The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling, Paperback
    In private life, we try to induce or suppress love, envy, and anger through deep acting or "emotion work," just as we manage our outer expressions of feeling through surface acting. In trying to bridge a gap between what we feel and what we "ought" to feel, we take guidance from "feeling rules" abou..
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  • Trump on Trump
    One thing you cannot deny about Donald Trump is that he speaks his mind... and the results are fascinating! Get to know how that mind works by reading his words. This is an unbiased collection of Trump's most famous and interesting quotes and thus an unofficial guide to his thinking. Brash, outspoke..
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  • Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better, Paperback
    From healthcare to workplace and campus conduct, the federal government is taking on ever more responsibility for managing our lives. At the same time, Americans have never been more disaffected with Washington, seeing it as an intrusive, incompetent, wasteful giant. Ineffective policies are caused ..
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