American Machiavelli by John Lamberton Harper

American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy by John Lamberton Harper
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Overview: Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was an illegitimate West Indian emigrant who became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. American Machiavelli focuses on Hamilton’s controversial activities as foreign policy adviser and aspiring military leader. In the first major study of his foreign policy role in 30 years, John Lamberton Harper describes a decade of bitter division over the role of the Federal government in the economy during the 1790s and draws parallels between Hamilton and the sixteenth century Italian political adviser, Niccolo Machiavelli. Harper provides an original and highly readable account of Hamiltonas famous clashes with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, and his key role in defining the U.S. national security strategy. John Lamberton Harper is Professor of Foreign Policy and European Studies at the Johns Hopkins University Bologna Center. He is the author of America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948 (Cambridge 1986), winner of the 1987 Marraro Prize from the Society for Italian Historical Studies, and American Visions of Europe: Franklin D. Roosevelt, George F. Kennan, and Dean G. Asheson (Cambridge 1994), winner of the 1995 Robert Ferrell Prize from the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations. His articles and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including The American Historical Review, The Journal of American History, The Times Literary Supplement and Foreign Affairs.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Hitler in the Crosshairs by John Woodbridge, Maurice Possley

Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI’s Story of Courage and Faith by John Woodbridge, Maurice Possley
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Overview: A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist teams up with a university scholar in this compelling, untold historical tale of a young man’s courage at a critical time in United States history, and the saga of a dictator’s pistol that continues today. The time is World War II. Young soldier Ira “Teen” Palm and his men burst into a Munich apartment, hoping to capture Adolph Hitler. Instead, they find an empty apartment . and a golden gun. As the authors trace the story of the man and the gun, they examine a time and place that shaped men like Palm and transformed them into heroes. They also follow the strange journey of Hitler’s pistol.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Dancing Out of Bali by John Coast

Dancing Out of Bali by John Coast
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Overview: Dancing out of Bali is a fascinating personal account of a young Englishman who settled in a small house in Bali in the midst of the political turmoil that griped post-war Indonesia. There, he immersed himself in Balinese culture and made ambitious plans to bring a troupe of Balinese dancers and musicians to Europe and America. The book relates John Coast’s daring and remarkable adventure that took him from revolution in Indonesia to the footlights of London and Broadway. Within a few weeks, the troupe had captured the hearts of audiences. Here are photographs of Bali and stories of the performer’s magic island and of the enchanting dancers, including the beautiful 12-year-old Ni Gusti Raka. She became a star overnight and delighted audiences everywhere during the troupe’s triumphant tour.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & memoirs

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The Facts On Islam by John Ankerberg, John Weldon +

The Facts On Islam by John Ankerberg, John Weldon
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Overview: John Ankerberg and John Weldon’s popular Facts On books (more than 800,000 copies sold) have new covers and updated material! Known for their extensive research and Bible knowledge, the authors offer readers the essential facts they need to evaluate and discuss today’s issues. The concise, easy?to?follow information helps readers: understand the basic tenets of each subject evaluate the teachings in light of God’s Word share the gospel more effectively The user?friendly, question?and?answer format of this series gives readers the flexibility to explore the subject fully or look up specific teachings.

Readers will discover the specific beliefs of Islam, whether Allah is the God of the Bible, what Islam teaches about Jesus, information about the Koran, and the religious duties required of all Muslims.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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How to Read Kierkegaard by John D. Caputo

How to Read Kierkegaard by John D. Caputo
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Overview: Soren Kierkegaard’s work anticipated fundamental developments in psychoanalysis, philosophy, theology and the critique of mass culture by over a century. Caputo offers an account of Kierkegaard as a thinker of particular relevance in our postmodern times.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Honor’s Reward by John Bevere +

Honor’s Reward: The Essential Virtue for Receiving God’s Blessings by John Bevere
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Overview: In HONOR’S REWARD, bestselling author John Bevere unveils the power and truth of an often-overlooked principle-the spiritual law of honor. Bevere explains that understanding the vital role of this virtue will enable readers to attract blessing both now and for eternity.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Glissant and the Middle Passage by John E. Drabinski

Glissant and the Middle Passage: Philosophy, Beginning, Abyss (Thinking Theory) by John E. Drabinski
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Overview: While philosophy has undertaken the work of accounting for Europe’s traumatic history, the field has not shown the same attention to the catastrophe known as the Middle Passage. It is a history that requires its own ideas that emerge organically from the societies that experienced the Middle Passage and its consequences firsthand. Glissant and the Middle Passage offers a new, important approach to this neglected calamity by examining the thought of Édouard Glissant, particularly his development of Caribbeanness as a critical concept rooted in the experience of the slave trade and its aftermath in colonialism.

In dialogue with key theorists of catastrophe and trauma-including Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, George Lamming, Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, Derek Walcott, as well as key figures in Holocaust studies-Glissant and the Middle Passage hones a sharp sense of the specifically Caribbean varieties of loss, developing them into a transformative philosophical idea. Using the Plantation as a critical concept, John E. Drabinski creolizes notions of rhizome and nomad, examining what kinds of aesthetics grow from these roots and offering reconsiderations of what constitutes intellectual work and cultural production.

Glissant and the Middle Passage establishes Glissant’s proper place as a key theorist of ruin, catastrophe, abyss, and memory. Identifying his insistence on memories and histories tied to place as the crucial geography at the heart of his work, this book imparts an innovative new response to the specific historical experiences of the Middle Passage.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Ethics in Ancient Israel by John Barton

Ethics in Ancient Israel by John Barton
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Overview: Ethics in Ancient Israel is a study of ethical thinking in ancient Israel from around the eighth to the second century BC. The evidence for this consists primarily of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha, but also other ancient Jewish writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and various anonymous and pseudonymous texts from shortly before the New Testament period. Professor John Barton argues that there were several models for thinking about ethics, including a ‘divine command’ theory, something approximating to natural law, a virtue ethic, and a belief in human custom and convention. Moreover, he examines ideas of reward and punishment, purity and impurity, the status of moral agents and patients, imitation of God, and the image of God in humanity.

Barton maintains that ethical thinking can be found not only in laws but also in the wisdom literature, in the Psalms, and in narrative texts. There is much interaction with recent scholarship in both English and German. The book features discussion of comparative material from other ancient Near Eastern cultures and a chapter on short summaries of moral teaching, such as the Ten Commandments. This innovative work should be of interest to those concerned with the interpretation of the Old Testament but also to students of ethics.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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John Miller – Legendary Country Blues Duets

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John Nicholl – Collection

John Nicholl – Collection

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John Hart – Collection

John Hart – Collection

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John E. Douglas – Mind Hunter

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John Douglas , Mark Olshaker – The Anatomy of Motive

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John Conroe – Collection

John Conroe – Collection

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