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Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present

A sober book, and one that we should all take seriously. Essential for all collections.

The Conservative Sensibility

This is a timely and important book by one of the foremost contemporary conservative thinkers and writers. Recommended for most collections.

The Democracy Fix: How To Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair

Fredrickson pulls no punches about the amount of effort it will take for the progressive wing of the Democratic party to regain significant power at the national level in this well-conceived, timely offering on countering the current political environment.

The Men and the Moment: The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

While there are longer studies replete with more detail already on the shelves, this shorter treatment is certainly worthy of attention as a reliable assessment of this critical election that established a new political environment for years to come. Suitable for most collections.

If We Can Keep It: How the

This timely and sophisticated analysis is recommended for all collections and nicely complements Jon Meacham's The Soul of America, which provides a similar mature assessment of modern America.

Long Shot

A remarkable account of a devastating, ongoing conflict; for most collections.

We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century

Those troubled by the Court's trending rightward can take solace in Chemerinsky's learned articulation of a different outlook. His valuable counterpoint to the current Court's dominant view is recommended for all collections.

Children of the Silent Majority: Young Voters and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1968-1980

This finely written and deeply researched work is essential for most history and political science collections.

Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957

This excellent history reflects the quality of scholarship that Leebaert displayed in his remarkable work, The Fifty-Year Wound: How America's Cold War Victory Shapes Our World. Recommended for all collections.

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