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"An analysis of the lesser-known contributions of pragmatic conservatives who worked diligently throughout the American Revolution to combat radicalism and establish key economic foundations. Also offers insight into the political disagreements among the nation's founding fathers that threatened to divide the fledgling nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2012 which were originally published in American periodicals.
Invites readers to embrace God by going "all in" and placing all that they have into God's hands, which will mean getting much more than they ever sacrificed.
Daniel Alpert, a progressive Wall Street banker and economist, argues that we are living in the age of oversupply. A global labor glut, a flood of excess productive capacity, and the persistent availability of cheap money have kept the developed world in a perpetual slump--which is unlikely to right itself without new policy solutions. For decades, economists and political leaders failed to see the signs of what became a cataclysmic shift in the global economy. Distracted by a technology boom and massive debt bubble, advanced nations failed to assess the full impact of the flood of labor and capital unleashed by the end of socialist economies until the most recent financial crisis exposed it. As the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) and others continue to poach jobs from Western Europe, Japan, and the United States, prosperity in the developed world remains under threat"-- Provided by publisher.
A collection of historic and contemporary photographs which chronicle the history of the United States military branches from the founding of the nation through the march through Afghanistan.
The author traces his rise from street activist to influential advocate while sharing behind-the-scenes accounts of major events from the past decade and discussing the evolution of his views on such issues as immigration and gay rights.
For Cora Kensington, the Grand Tour was to be the trip of a lifetime. She discovered the family she never knew she had and may have even found the love she longs for in Will.
Nawaz Maajid, a former ranking member in the London-based Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, was sent to an Egyptian prison during a roundup of radical Muslims after 9/11. He came out of jail four years later, completely changed, having been jailed along with the assassins of President Anwar Sadat, who's views on Islam and violence had changed over 20 their years in prison. Nawaz was convinced that his entire belief system had been wrong and once released started Quilliam, a foundation to combat the rising Islamist tide in Europe and elsewhere.
Using copious materials--including diaries and scrapbooks--from the castle's archives, the current Countess of Carnarvon tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon, while paying particular attention to the staff who offer the Castle continuity between generations.
"As a private chef to high profile clients (including a president and a prime minister), for over 30 years, Alan Roettinger has learned a lot about what people hunger for and what satisfies. Learn his secrets for creating simple yet sophisticated, vibrant vegan dishes with a decidedly international flair and add joy and surprise to your menus, whether for everyday meals or celebratory gatherings..."--From the publisher.
Drawing on newly opened archives as well as memoirs, oral histories and interviews with his top aides, a congressional historian and political insider looks at JFK's Senate years during which his presidential ambitions were born and first realized.
Jesse Griffiths, a chef, butcher, and hunting teacher, combines traditional methods of field dressing, butchering, and preparing fish and game with eighty-five rustic mouthwatering recipes, suitable for the novice and experienced cook alike. Griffiths teaches us how to scale, clean, skin, stuff, fillet, grill, braise, and fry a myriad of wild seafood, poultry, and game."-- from publisher's description.
Economical, easy to do and stress free, this book is for cooks who want to spend less time washing up and anyone that has little time to cook but wants to eat well!