Robert Gellately - History - 2009 - 720 pages
The Age of Social Catastrophe Robert Gellately. tral Committee was too large.
and he agreed to the creation of the Political Bureau. or Politburo. initially with
live members. The Politburo became the key inner circle of the most influential ...
Paul Robbins, John Hintz, Sarah A. Moore - Science - 2013 - 352 pages
Offering insightful and accessible coverage of the key issues in this important field, this book will change the way students think about the relationship between the environment and society today.
Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
Anne Applebaum - History - 2007 - 736 pages
The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism.
Robert Gellately - History - 2001 - 384 pages
Noone could forsee how such ordinary aspirations would eventuate in that most extreme act, genocide. But this is one lesson the Nazis teach us and, thanks to Robert Gellately's fine book, it is available for all to learn.