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Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America

Vegas Tenold · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The dark story of the shocking resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups, and their path to political power
Six years ago, when Vegas Tenold began reporting from the inner circle of three white power groups in America -- the KKK, the National Socialist Movement, and the Traditionalist...
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American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism

Saladin M Ambar · Oxford University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Mario Cuomo was the most important Democratic officeholder during the Reagan era. The three-term governor of New York was also a famously eloquent defender of the Democratic Party's progressive legacy even as conservatives gained political power across the nation. As liberalism's...
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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction

Daniel Brook · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A technicolor history of the first civil rights movement and its collapse into black and white.

In The Accident of Color, Daniel Brook journeys to nineteenth-century New Orleans and Charleston and introduces us to cosmopolitan residents who elude the racial categories the rest...

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The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism

Keith Mako Woodhouse · Columbia University Press
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

Disenchanted with the mainstream environmental movement, a new, more radical kind of environmental activist emerged in the 1980s. Radical environmentalists used direct action, from blockades and tree-sits to industrial sabotage, to save a wild nature that they believed to be in a state...
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Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cyber Security in the Digital Age

MICHAEL CHERTOFF · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The most dangerous threat we -- individually and as a society and country -- face today is no longer military, but rather the increasingly pervasive exposure of our personal information; nothing undermines our freedom more than losing control of information about ourselves. And yet, as daily...
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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies

JASON FAGONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving...

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Blood Profits: How American Consumers Unwittingly Fund Terrorists

VANESSA NEUMANN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

International smuggling has exploded, deepening and accelerating the collaboration of transnational organized crime and terrorist groups. Attacks like the Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan shootings in Paris, the kidnappings and murders by Boko Haram in Nigeria, and the San Bernardino shooting...
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The Bohemians: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

Norman Ohler · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times best-selling author of Blitzed, the incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led the anti-Nazi resistance in the darkening heart of Berlin Summertime, 1935. On a lake near Berlin, a young man is out sailing when he glimpses a woman reclining in the prow...
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Bad Girls from History: Wicked or Misunderstood?

DEE GORDON · Pen and Sword
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

You won't be familiar with every one of the huge array of women featured in these pages, but all, familiar or not, leave unanswered questions behind them. The range is extensive, as was the research, with its insight into the lives and minds of women in different centuries, different countries,...
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Robin J DiAngelo · Beacon Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

In this "vital, necessary, and beautiful book" (Michael Eric Dyson)...
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