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The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right
The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right

The eighteen months between June 2016 and the end of 2017 saw the victory of Leave in Britain’s EU referendum, the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, and unprecedented support for Marine Le Pen of the Front National in her campaign for the same office in France. Nearly a decade after the great financial...

Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace
Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace

Where Trump Learned to Rule

To know Donald J. Trump it is best to start in his natural habitat: Palm Beach, Florida. It is here he learned the techniques that took him all the way to the White House. Painstakingly, over decades, he has created a world in this exclusive tropical enclave and favorite haunt of...

Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems
Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems

"Paul Nahin's Digital Dice is a marvelous book, one that is even better than his Duelling Idiots. Nahin presents twenty-one great probability problems, from George Gamow's famous elevator paradox (as corrected by Donald Knuth) to a bewildering puzzle involving two rolls of toilet paper, and he solves them all with the aid...

Empire and the Five Kings
Empire and the Five Kings

One of the West’s leading intellectuals offers a provocative look at America’s withdrawal from world leadership and the rising powers who seek to fill the vacuum left behind.

The United States was once the hope of the world, a beacon of freedom and the defender of liberal democracy. Nations and
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Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power
Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power

A riveting tour through the landscape and meaning of modern conspiracy theories, exploring the causes and tenacity of this American malady, from Birthers to Pizzagate and beyond.

American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously
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The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
"Rich and compelling. . .Lynskey’s account of the reach of 1984 is revelatory.”
--George Packer, The Atlantic 

An authoritative, wide-ranging, and incredibly timely history of 1984--its literary sources, its composition by Orwell, its deep and lasting effect on
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The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism
The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism

"More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, The Longing For Less peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive." -Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing

"Thoughtful and absorbing . . . A superb outing...

Professional Java, JDK 5 Edition
Professional Java, JDK 5 Edition
Java continues to be the dominant language for building server applications, and the latest update to the Java platform—JDK 5—boasts many new features, including a metadata facility, generics, autoboxing, and improved user interface performance. Building upon Ivor Horton's Beginning Java, this book provides insight into these...
The Art of War for Security Managers: 10 Steps to Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness
The Art of War for Security Managers: 10 Steps to Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness
I graduated from Long Island University in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In the years since, much of the specifi c material I learned has been forgotten in the whirlwind of family and career life. Even so, there are some important lessons I still recall. Dr. Donald Baker often told us undergraduate students that states...
Textbook Finance: Leading Financial Professors From the World's Top Business Schools on the Fundamentals All Business Professionals Should Know About Finance
Textbook Finance: Leading Financial Professors From the World's Top Business Schools on the Fundamentals All Business Professionals Should Know About Finance
Inside the Minds: Textbook Finance is the most authoritative book ever written on the essentials of finance for the business professional. Featuring Chairmen of Finance Departments from some of the nation's leading Business Schools, these pages brim with insights from those at the height of their profession, who have each contributed chapters...
Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma: Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers
Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma: Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers

Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma is an interdisciplinary book which explores our current understanding of the forces involved in both the creation and healing of emotional trauma. Through engaging conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers, Daniela F. Sieff offers accessible yet substantial answers to...

Enterprise Security with EJB and CORBA(r)
Enterprise Security with EJB and CORBA(r)
"Leveraging their strong implemention and standards committee experience, the authors have delivered the definitive guide to enterprise distributed object security."–Wing K. Lee, Sprint

Enterprise Security with EJB and CORBA

With e-business and distributed components comes the need for a bold new approach to...

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