Politics & Social Sciences - Ebook

Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror

"A stunning new book of reportage and analysis." - Pankaj Mishra, BloombergIs the West to blame for the agony of Uganda and its neighbors?In this powerful...

Intelligence and Spirit

A critique of both classical humanism and dominant trends in posthumanism that formulates the ultimate form of intelligence as a theoretical and practical...

Anything Can Happen

{code}"Fredy Perlman's importance is undiminished." {- John Zerzan, author of Future PrimitiveFredy Perlman (1934-1985) has had an enormous influence on...

The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics

Featured as one of "Six Books to Help Understand Trump's Win" by The New York Times A Fareed Zakaria GPS Book of the Week: "An intelligent guide to a...

I Was a Teenage JFK Conspiracy Freak

Fred Litwin recounts how he became a JFK conspiracy freak at eighteen, and then slowly moved to believe that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin. I Was a...

Great Thinkers: Simple tools from sixty great thinkers to improve your life today.

Typically, great thinkers have been included in encyclopedic works on the basis of reputation and historic influence. The School of Life takes a different...

War Is a Lie

WAR IS A LIE is a thorough refutation of every major argument used to justify wars, drawing on evidence from numerous past wars, with a focus on those wars...

Being Human in the Face of Death

Essays discuss the keys to caring for the terminally ill in an humane manner, and stress the importance of respect, honesty, flexibility, and open-mindedness

Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words

Peace Pilgrim walked and spoke continuously across America from 1953 until her death in 1981. "Walking until given shelter and fasting until given food," she...

How Do I Look? Queer Film and Video

Nonfiction. "HOW DO I LOOK? is an articulation of that dream in the dark we've all had-gazing at those flickering images, searching for ourselves and too...

Making Sense of Women's Lives: An Introduction to Women's Studies

Making Sense of Women's Lives presents a wide range of writings about women's lives in the United States. Michele Plott and Lauri Umansky have drawn on their...

The Society of the Spectacle: Annotated Edition

Literary Nonfiction. Politics. Critical Theory. Art. Translated from the French and annotated by Ken Knabb. Guy Debord (1931-1994) was the founder and most...

The Media Elite: America's New Powerbrokers

Based on extensive research and interviews with 240 journalists, this systematic study looks at the nation's leading new media people, and how they view the...

African Intellectuals and Decolonization

Decades after independence for most African states, the struggle for decolonization is still incomplete, as demonstrated by the fact that Africa remains...

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