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A Durable Peace: Israel and its Place Among the Nations

By: Benjamin Netanyahu

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: m25

ISBN: 0446523062

Condition: Very Good


This examination of the Middle East's troubled history traces the origins, development and politics of Israel's relationship with the Arab world and the West. View more info

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Generation of Swine - Gonzo Papers Vol. 2 Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 111wd

ISBN: 0671661477

Condition: Fine


Here, against a backdrop of late-night tattoo sessions and soldier-of-fortune trade shows, Dr. Thompson is at his apocalyptic best? covering emblematic events such as the 1987-88 presidential campaign, with Vice President George Bush, Sr., fighting for his life against Republican competitors like Alexander Haig, Pat Buchanan, and Pat Robertson; detailing the GOP's obsession with drugs and drug abuse; while at the same time capturing momentous social phenomena as they occurred, like the rise of cable, satellite TV, and CNN?24 hours of mainline news. Showcasing his inimitable talent for social a... View more info

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The Movement to Americanize the Immigrant

By: Edward George Hartmann, Phd.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Edward George Hartmann

Seller ID: br25xx

Condition: Very Good


The Americanization Movement was a concerted effort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to help new immigrants settle and assimilate into America's civic culture with the intent of promoting patriotism and productivity. These efforts primarily took the form of English language classes and courses in American civics but suffered from vague definitions of what "Americanization" meant besides learning the language, being loyal to the United States, and accepting our republican form of government. The Americanization movement was originally started by non-profit organizations wit... View more info