• Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History (Updated and Expanded Edition)

    The definitive compendium of classic and modern oratory expanded―with a new preface on what makes a speech "great." An instant classic when it was first published a decade ago and now enriched by seventeen new speeches, Lend Me Your Ears contains more than two hundred outstanding moments of oratory. It is selected, arranged, and introduced by William Safire, who honed his skills as a presidential speechwriter. He is considered by many to be America's most influential political columnist and most elegant explicator of our language. Covering speeches from Demosthenes to George W. Bush, this la... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0393059316
    • ASIN: 0393059316
    • ISBN: 0393059316
    • Brand: W W Norton Company
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • Unfreedom of the Press

    From five-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, FOX News star, and radio host Mark R. Levin comes a groundbreaking and enlightening book that shows how the great tradition of the American free press has degenerated into a standardless profession that has squandered the faith and trust of the American public, not through actions of government officials, but through its own abandonment of reportorial integrity and objective journalism.Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1476773092
    • ASIN: 1476773092
    • ISBN: 1476773092
    • Brand: Threshold Editions
    • Manufacturer: Threshold Editions

  • Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations

    In this instant New York Times bestseller, the celebrated author of Make Your Bed shares amazing adventure stories from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces.Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden.Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell s... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1538729741
    • ASIN: 1538729741
    • ISBN: 1538729741
    • Manufacturer: Grand Central Publishing

  • The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in NonfictionA New York Times Notable Book Bloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising—on campus as well as nationally. How did this happen? First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the new problems on campus have their origins... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0735224897
    • ASIN: 0735224897
    • ISBN: 0735224897
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Press

  • Their Eyes Were Watching God

    A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hur... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0061120065
    • ASIN: 0061120065
    • ISBN: 0061120065
    • Brand: HarperCollins Publishers
    • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

  • In Our Own Words: Extraordinary Speeches of the American Century

    This bestselling collection of American oratory is the most comprehensive anthology of its kind: a record of twentieth-century America captured in the words that inspired and infuriated, electrified and galvanized its people. Decade by decade, generation to generation, history unfolds in the famous and infamous expressions of Americans from all walks of life: poets and politicians, artists and astronauts, soldiers and sports legends, preachers and pacifists, humorists and hell-raisers. In Our Own Words bears witness to the forces that swept our nation -- two World Wars, Prohibition, the Depre... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0743410521
    • ASIN: 0743410521
    • ISBN: 0743410521
    • Manufacturer: Washington Square Press

  • The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition

    This outstanding compendium of 292 great speeches contains addresses from nearly every historical era and nation, from the formal orations of ancient Greece and the speeches of Julius Caesar, to modern-day addresses by Nelson Mandela, Ronald Regan and Václav Havel.Among the memorable speeches included here are Pericles' funeral oration, St. Bernard's advocacy of the Second Crusade, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech, Winston Churchill's "Blood, Sweat and Tears" address, Richard Nixon's speech to the astronauts on the moon, Malcolm X's address on the Black Revolution, and many mor... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0486409031
    • UPC: 800759409037
    • ASIN: 0486409031
    • ISBN: 9780486409030
    • Brand: Dover Publications
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

    • ASIN: 0345350685
    • ASIN: 0345350685
    • ISBN: 0345350685
    • Brand: Ballantine Books
    • Manufacturer: Ballantine Books

  • Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History)

    Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s. Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C. Cooper looks at the far-reaching intellectual achievements of female thinkers and activists like Anna Julia Cooper, Mary Church Terrell, Fannie Barrier Williams, Pauli Murray, and Toni Cade Bambara. Cooper delves into the processes that transformed these women and others into racial leadership figures, includin... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0252082486
    • ASIN: 0252082486
    • ISBN: 0252082486
    • Manufacturer: University of Illinois Press

  • Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARWho are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journalism that uncovers the agenda of this powerful group.In her new preface, Jane Mayer discusses the results of the most recent election and Donald Trump's victory, and how, despite much discussion to the contrary, this was a huge victory for the billionaires who have been pouring money in the American political system.Why is America living in an age ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0307947904
    • ASIN: 0307947904
    • ISBN: 0307947904
    • Brand: Anchor
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

  • Atlas Shrugged

    Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.Who is John Galt? When he says that he will stop the motor of the world, is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battles not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves?You will know the answer to the... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B003V8B5XO
    • ASIN: B003V8B5XO
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Signet

  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry. Throughout the turbulent 1850s, each had energetically sought... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0743270754
    • ASIN: 0743270754
    • ISBN: 0743270754
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster
    • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster

  • The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors

    Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, The Point of It All is a powerful collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Spanning the personal, the political and the philosophical, it includes never-before-published speeches and a major new essay about the effect of today's populist movements on the future of global democracy. Edited and with an introduction by the columnist's son, Daniel Krauthammer, it is the most intimate and profound book yet by the legendary writer and thinker. In his decades of work as America's preeminent political commentator, Ch... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1984825488
    • ASIN: 1984825488
    • ISBN: 1984825488
    • Manufacturer: Crown Forum

  • The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary (Vol. Three-Volume Set)

    A landmark event: the complete Hebrew Bible in the award-winning translation that delivers the stunning literary power of the original. A masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility, Robert Alter’s translation of the Hebrew Bible, now complete, reanimates one of the formative works of our culture. Capturing its brilliantly compact poetry and finely wrought, purposeful prose, Alter renews the Old Testament as a source of literary power and spiritual inspiration. From the family frictions of Genesis and King David’s flawed humanity to the serene wisdom of Psalms and Job’s incendiary ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0393292495
    • ASIN: 0393292495
    • ISBN: 0393292495
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • Free Speech, The People's Darling Privilege: Struggles for Freedom of Expression in American History (Constitutional Conflicts)

    Modern ideas about the protection of free speech in the United States did not originate in twentieth-century Supreme Court cases, as many have thought. Free Speech, “The People’s Darling Privilege” refutes this misconception by examining popular struggles for free speech that stretch back through American history. Michael Kent Curtis focuses on struggles in which ordinary and extraordinary people, men and women, black and white, demanded and fought for freedom of speech during the period from 1791—when the Bill of Rights and its First Amendment bound only the federal government to prot... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0822325292
    • ASIN: 0822325292
    • ISBN: 0822325292
    • Brand: Brand: Duke University Press Books
    • Manufacturer: Duke University Press Books

  • Tinkering with Eden : A Natural History of Exotic Species in America

    A fascinating natural history of non-native species currently living and thriving in America focuses on the various experiments, most well-intentioned, that introduced many foriegn life forms to the continent.

    • UPC: 1796202
    • Rating: 4.5

  • The Best American History Book in the World : All the Information You Need to Know Without All the Stuff That Will Put You to Sleep

    If you only have enough money to buy one book about American history, this better be that book. Whether you're a confused student, a stressed teacher or just a regular yahoo wanting to finally understand

    • UPC: 53338013

  • Vanishing America : Species Extinction, Racial Peril, and the Origins of Conservation

    Vanishing America examines discourses of extinction - of species and of peoples - to identify key transitions in American environmental and racial thought between the mid nineteenth and mid twentieth centuries. By 1900 many whites

    • UPC: 52611486
    • Rating: 3.0

  • The Reptiles of Western North America, an Account of the Species Known to Inhabit California and Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia, Sonora and Lower California Volume V. 2

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact,

    • UPC: 288859672

  • The American Feral Hog : History of the Species and Bowhunting Tactics

    Did You Know That; A war was started in colonial times between Colonists and Indians that resulted in 3,600 deaths, and it was largely due to feral hogs? Feral hogs were introduced to the Americas

    • UPC: 53031021

  • The Forest Tree Culturist : A Treatise on the Cultivation of American Forest Trees, with Notes on the Most Valuable Foreign Species

    Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits,

    • UPC: 279284319

  • Journal Kept by David Douglas During His Travels in North America 1823-1827, Together with a Particular Description of Thirty-Three Species of American Oaks and Eighteen Species of Pinus, with Appendices Containing a List of the Plants Introduced By...

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 334466454

  • The North American Species of Drosophila

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 338551910

  • Catalogue of Birds of the Americas and the Adjacent Islands in Field Museum of Natural History : Including All Species and Subspecies Known to Occur in North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, the West Indies, and Islands of The...

    Catalogue of Birds of the Americas and the Adjacent Islands in Field Museum of Natural

    • UPC: 261536413

  • How to Know the Shore Birds (Limicolae) of North America (South of Greenland and Alaska) All the Species Being Grouped According to Size and Color

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 985016779

  • American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

    Top 10 Famous Speeches

    Top 10 Most Powerful Orators in History