America Alone

Author: Stefan Halper
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521674607
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An in-depth critique of the Bush administration and the Iraq war argues that when America's immense military power is used unwisely by neo-conservative radicals that dominate the national security process, it can fracture global stability.

America Alone

Author: Mark Steyn
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1596980761
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It's the end of the world as we know it... Someday soon, you might wake up to the call to prayer from a muezzin. Europeans already are. And liberals will still tell you that "diversity is our strength"--while Talibanic enforcers cruise Greenwich Village burning books and barber shops, the Supreme Court decides sharia law doesn't violate the "separation of church and state," and the Hollywood Left decides to give up on gay rights in favor of the much safer charms of polygamy. If you think this can't happen, you haven't been paying attention, as the hilarious, provocative, and brilliant Mark Steyn--the most popular conservative columnist in the English-speaking world--shows to devastating effect. The future, as Steyn shows, belongs to the fecund and the confident. And the Islamists are both, while the West is looking ever more like the ruins of a civilization. But America can survive, prosper, and defend its freedom only if it continues to believe in itself, in the sturdier virtues of self-reliance (not government), in the centrality of family, and in the conviction that our country really is the world's last best hope. Mark Steyn's America Alone is laugh-out-loud funny--but it will also change the way you look at the world.

Not For America Alone

Author: George John Mitchell
Editor: Kodansha Amer Incorporated
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One of America's great statesmen, George Mitchell, recounts the personalities and ideologies that have dominated the 20th century.

Alone In America

Author: Robert A. Ferguson
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674070704
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With more people living alone today than at any time in U.S. history, Ferguson investigates loneliness in American fiction, from its mythological beginnings in Rip Van Winkle to the postmodern terrors of 9/11. At issue is the dark side of a trumpeted American individualism. Ferguson shows that we can learn, from our literature, how to live alone.

Race And Employment In America 2013

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin
Editor: Bernan Press
ISBN: 1598886819
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Race and Employment in America: 2013, First Edition This Bernan Press first edition contains a convenient selection of information from the Census Bureau’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) tabulation. Based on the American Community Survey, the EEO tabulation highlights the diversity of the labor force and serves as the primary external benchmark for comparing the race, ethnicity, and sex composition of an organization's internal workforce, and the analogous external labor market, within a specified geography and job category. Essential for any economic development official, EEO specialist, regional planner, urban researcher, or college student, Race and Employment in America answers questions about the direction of the workforce in America by race and the professions that America’s races are choosing. Occupations are displayed by individual states and metropolitan areas. Race and Employment in America is one of the most comprehensive printed publications on the civilian labor force by race. Researchers, college students, and data users can easily see the trends of the job market that are affecting the nation today. This edition includes: A complete listing of detailed occupation data for the nation, by race, sex, and Hispanic origin Listings of job categories by race, sex, and Hispanic origin for all states and metropolitan areas Detailed list of the EEO tabulation’s occupations, including job descriptions and SOC occupation codes Occupation profiles for each race and Hispanic origin group, showing fifteen occupation groups ranked by the number of workers and the ten most selected detailed occupations of each sex, race, and Hispanic origin group figures showing visual images of the civilian labor force, by race Educational attainment data by race, sex, Hispanic origin, and selected age groups Educational attainment level by race, sex, and Hispanic origin for detailed occupations Race and Employment in America is a valuable addition for all academic and public libraries. Race and Employment in America: 2013 is great companion to Employment, Hours, and Earnings, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook available from Bernan Press. Other Bernan research and reference books include: County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey Places, Towns, and Townships

Alone In Unity Torments Of An Iraqi God Seeker In North America

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Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434957934
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Redeeming America

Author: Michael Lienesch
Editor: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469617234
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This balanced and comprehensive study of Christian conservative thinking focuses on the 1980s, when the New Christian Right appeared suddenly as an influential force on the American political scene, only to fade from the spotlight toward the end of the decade. In Redeeming America, Michael Lienesch identifies a cyclical redemptive pattern in the New Christian Right's approach to politics, and he argues that the movement is certain to emerge again. Lienesch explores in detail the writings of a wide range of Christian conservatives, including Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Phyllis Schlafly, and Tim and Beverly LaHaye, in order to illuminate the beliefs and ideas on which the movement is based. Depicting the thinking of these writers as a set of concentric circles beginning with the self and moving outward to include the family, the economy, the polity, and the world, Lienesch finds shared themes as well as contradictions and tensions. He also uncovers a complex but persistent pattern of thought that inspires periodic attempts to redeem America, alternating with more inward-looking intervals of personal piety.

Along The Edge Of America

Author: Peter Jenkins
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395877371
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Chronicles a two-year journey along the Gulf Coast, from the Florida Keys to the border of Mexico, and shares the author's encounters with people he met along the way

America S Way With The World

Author: Robert M. Brown
Editor: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761816935
Size: 17,68 MB
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Centered on the five immutable characteristics of the United States that Brown outlines, America's Way With the World focuses on the cultural impetus behind America's foreign policy. As the new millennium dawns, bringing with it an increase in global competitiveness, Brown demonstrates how America is at an age of maturity, where self-definition in the international paradigm is essential. The book, intended as a catalyst for discussion in its home country and abroad, seeks to be a voice in the dialogue to shape the emerging character of the United States. Scholars focusing on American Foreign Policy or International Studies, as well as those studying American culture, will find this book a valuable read.

Water Walk America

Author: Angel Hinman
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449771637
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Have you ever thought, I cant sit around and watch this horrible thing happen? Did you get up, go out, and try to make a difference? This is the true tale of one familys leap of faith to pursue Gods calling and walk across America, in order to bring attention to the global clean water crisis. When the Hinman family discovered that children as young as four are walking long distances each day to fetch water that can be dirty and dangerous, they set off on this hilarious journey in the hopes of changing the future of some of the water walkers across the globe. Along the way, they encountered a nations worth of generous individuals as they endured the hardships of living out of their SUV, the elements, and sacrificial living. Join the Hinmans in this walk to discover what it means to be patriotic, experience Gods enduring love and provision, and learn about the difference one person can make in the lives of others. The author of this book has pledged all personal royalties to benefit the clean water crisis. For more information, please visit waterwalkamerica.com