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Gradual: The Case for Incremental Change in a Radical Age

Students of American government and public policy will gain useful insights from this study, and they may even view American politics in a whole new manner.
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Madison’s Militia: The Hidden History of the Second Amendment

Readers interested in the Second Amendment’s origins or in assessing arguments about its meaning will likely and deeply appreciate this comprehensive history.
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Eliza Scidmore: The Trailblazing Journalist Behind Washington’s Cherry Trees

Parsell’s readable, well-researched biography will bring Scidmore back into the limelight, appealing to readers with an interest in geography, journalism, conservation, and women’s studies.
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Music for Prime Time: A History of American Television Themes and Scoring

Burlingame has produced a thorough analysis of music composed for television that will probably remain in readers’ heads. Those seeking more information about these rerunning tunes will find it here.

Serving Herself: The Life and Times of Althea Gibson

A highly recommended, inspirational title.
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Why We Forget and How To Remember Better: The Science Behind Memory

This book is an essential read for all those concerned with memory loss and should be a part of all collections in the behavioral and social sciences.
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Fire and Rain: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Wars in Southeast Asia

Successfully contextualizing war in a socially and politically polarized country, Eisenberg offers surprises, such as the beneficial role of insider and former Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird to reduce troop involvement in Vietnam.
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The Retirement Challenge: What’s Wrong with America’s System and a Sensible Way To Fix It

A quick yet informative read for anyone wanting to better understand and prepare for retirement.
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Why Public Space Matters

Scholarly but still accessible to planners, activists, students, and general readers alike. A thoughtful and engaging exploration of mostly urban public spaces and why they matter for communities that care about socially just, equitable, sustainable, and flourishing societies.
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