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  • 1.  

    Diplomacy

     By Henry A Kissinger [Paperback 1994]
    Rs. 899 674 (25% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days In a brilliant, controversial, and profoundly incisive book, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger explains the art of diplomacy and reveals why Americans have historically repudiated both the style and substance of diplomacy as it is practiced throughout the world. 30 pages of photos. QBPC Alternate. THE SEMINAL WORK ON...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover Hardcover 2002
  • 2.  

    Dumbing us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

     By John Taylor Gatto [Paperback 2012]
    Rs. 200 166 (17% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-10 days This radical treatise on public education has been a New Society Publishers' bestseller for 10 years! Thirty years of award-winning teaching in New York City's public schools led John Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory governmental schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders as cogs in...   more
  • 3.  

    Kissinger: A Biography

     By Walter Isaacson [Paperback 2005]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Kissinger explores the relationship between this complex man's personality and the foreign policy he pursued. Drawing on extensive interviews with Kissinger as well as 150 other sources, this first-length biography makes use of many of Kissinger's private papers and classified memos to tell his uniquely American story. The result is...   more
  • 4.  

    The New Gilded Age: The New Yorker Looks at the Culture of Affluence

     By David Remnick [Paperback 2001]
    Rs. 1,479 1,124 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days In keeping with its tradition of sending writers out into America to take the pulse of our citizens and civilization, The New Yorker over the past decade has reported on the unprecedented economy and how it has changed the ways in which we live. This new anthology collects the best...   more
  • 5.  

    The Concise Guide to Global Human Rights

     By Daniel Fischlin , Martha Nandorfy [Paperback 2006]
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    Available. Human rights are about social justice nationally and globally. This book, wide ranging and remarkably accessible, examines the current situation on human rights world wide. It highlights the fast developing international law on the subject. Its rich canvas also covers contemporary scholarship that explains and defines todayfs complex reality while...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2006 Hardcover 2007
  • 6.  

    The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America

     By Allan M Brandt [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,672 1,271 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days The invention of mass marketing led to cigarettes being emblazoned in advertising and film, deeply tied to modern notions of glamour and sex appeal. It is hard to find a photo of Humphrey Bogart or Lauren Bacall without a cigarette. No product has been so heavily promoted or has become...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2007
  • 7.  

    Empires of Trust: How Rome Built--And America Is Building--A New World

     By Thomas F Madden [Paperback 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days An acclaimed historian offers an optimistic view of the future of the United States in the light of Roman history Maybe the end of the American ascendancy is not upon us. Maybe the U.S. will continue to dominate the world for centuries. Now award-winning historian Thomas Madden delivers an optimistic...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008
  • 8.  

    Martin Luther King

     By Godfrey Hodgson [Paperback 2010]
    Rs. 1,540 1,201 (22% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days New biography of the civil rights leader, tracing his life and career, with a look at his theological and political philosophy. 48 photos. A new biography of the iconic US civil rights leader, from one of the UK's most experienced observers of the US political scene. The election of Barack...   more
  • 9.  

    First Off the Tee

     By Jr Don Van Natta [Paperback 2004]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days An award-winning reporter from the "New York Times" tees off with this collection of golfing stories that focuses on the nation's presidents who played the game. Van Natta argues that the character of each president is revealed by the way each has played golf. Some students of the presidency say...   more
  • 10.  

    Ideal Illusions: How the U. S. Government Co- Opted Human Rights

     By James Peck [Paperback 2012]
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    Available. From a noted historian and foreign-policy analyst comes a groundbreaking critique of the troubling symbiosis between Washington and the human rights movement. About the Book The United States has long been hailed as a powerful force for global human rights. Now, drawing on thousands of documents from the CIA, the...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2011
  • 11.  

    The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of Americas War on Drugs

     By Douglas Valentine [Paperback 2006]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days The secret history of how a government agency succeeded in infiltrating the Mafia and the French Connection, but was brought down by the CIA and FBI when it began uncovering the Establishment's ties to organized crime....   more
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  • 12.  

    An Independent Woman: The Life of Lou Henry Hoover

     By Anne Beiser Allen [Hardcover 2000]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days A woman of intelligence and energy, Lou Henry Hoover's talents benefited a large number of cultural and philanthropic organizations, but her distaste for publicity obscured her many achievements until now. By the time her husband reached the White House in 1929, she had already established herself as a woman with...   more
  • 13.  

    American Culture in the 1970s

     By Will Kaufman [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 2,355 1,861 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days The 1970s was a culturally vibrant period. Will Kaufman addresses the dominant cultural forms of the 1970s--fiction and poetry; television and drama; film and visual culture; popular music and style; public space and spectacle--and the decade's most influential figures and texts, from the author Toni Morrison to the television series,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2009
  • 14.  

    Bnramparts of Resistance: Why Workers Lost Their Power and How to Get It Back

     By Sheila Cohen [Paperback 2006]
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    Other Editions: Hardcover 2007
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    A New Republic: A History of the United States in the Twentieth Century

     By John Lukacs [Paperback 2004]
    Rs. 1,283 1,013 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days In A New Republic, one of America's most respected historians offers a major statement on the nature of our political system and a critical look at the underpinnings of our society. American democracy, says John Lukacs, has been transformed from an exercise in individual freedom and opportunity to a bueracratic...   more
  • 16.  

    Out of the Sixties: Storytelling and the Vietnam Generation

     By David Wyatt , Albert Gelpi , Ross Posnock [Paperback 1993]
    Rs. 2,462 1,945 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Out of the Sixties explores the tension between history and the self in the work of ten authors who came of age in the 1960s. Each chapter deals with a representative figure - George Lucas, Bruce Springsteen, Ann Beattie, Alice Walker. Wyatt argues that for each figure the resolution between...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1993
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    The Politics of Whiteness: Race, Workers, and Culture in the Modern South

     By Brattain , Michelle [Hardcover]
    Rs. 2,701 2,133 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days "This study takes working class conservatism seriously and refuses to wave it away as false consciousness. It offers a full account of the role of whiteness and white privilege in structuring such conservatism, and intriguing hints as to the role of local boosterism and gender politics in generating both quietism...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2004
  • 18.  

    Show and Tell

     By John Lahr [Paperback 2002]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days "What a talented, wonderful, and complete writer."--Mel Brooks "By far the best thing about my stuff I've ever read."--Arthur Miller "These are wonderful portraits."--Edna O'Brien "The high-water mark of theatrical reportage. Exhilarating! Smart! Lahr gives as much thunderous pleasure as the great entertainers he writes about."--Richard Avedon "There's never been...   more
  • 19.  

    Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, The Discovery Of Insulin, And The Making Of A Medical Miracle

     By Thea Cooper [Paperback 2011]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days It is 1919 and Elizabeth Hughes, the eleven-year-old daughter of America's most-distinguished jurist and politician, Charles Evans Hughes, has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. It is essentially a death sentence. The only accepted form of treatment - starvation - whittles her down to forty-five pounds skin and bones. Written with...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010
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    Other Septembers Many Americas Selected Provocations 1980- 2004

     By Ariel Dorfman [Paperback 2004]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days Other Septembers, Many Americas: Selected Provocations, 1980-2004 is the first major collection of acclaimed novelist and playwright Ariel Dorfman's best shorter works, including essays, opinion pieces, poems and previously unpublished speeches. Gathered here are writings about America, North and South, that touch on topics as diverse as Scrooge McDuck, barbarians,...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2004
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