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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

by Niall Fergusonvia Penguin Press
Thursday, June 13, 2013

What causes rich countries to lose their way?

The Savior Generals How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost: From Ancient Greece to Iraq

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Bloomsbury Press
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Leading military historian Victor Davis Hanson returns to non-fiction in The Savior Generals, a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals who single-handedly saved their nations from defeat in war.

The Nuclear Enterprise: High-Consequence Accidents: How to Enhance Safety and Mi

The Nuclear Enterprise: High-Consequence Accidents: How to Enhance Safety and Minimize Risks in Nuclear Weapons and Reactors

via Hoover Press
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Nuclear energy can provide great benefits to society; in the form of nuclear weapons, however, it can cause death and destruction on an unparalleled scale.

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No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

by Condoleezza Ricevia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government.  In her position as America’s chief diplomat, Rice traveled almost continuously around the globe, seeking common ground among sometimes bitter enemies, forging agreement on divisive issues, and compiling a remarkable record of achievement.

The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics

by Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia PublicAffairs
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. 

America and the Rogue States

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Palgrave Macmillan
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

America and the Rogue States traces and examines the policies and interaction of the United States with the main adversarial nations in the post-Cold War era. 

Two-Fer: Electing a President and a Supreme Court by Hoover research fellow and

Two-Fer: Electing a President and a Supreme Court

by Clint Bolickvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, April 30, 2012

When presidents name justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, they may be making significant decisions in terms of the lasting and direct impact on the American people and their freedoms.

Can We Talk?: The Rise of Rude, Nasty, Stubborn Politics

by Morris P. Fiorina, Daniel M. Sheavia Pearson
Thursday, March 1, 2012

To many, the angry protestors at town hall meetings, the death threats toward politicians, the inflammatory language online and over the airwaves, and the language of politician themselves are making America politics an ugly, mean-spirited, and nasty affair.

Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Yale University Press
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Timothy Garton Ash is well known as an astute and penetrating observer of a dazzling array of subjects, not least through his many contributions to the New York Review of Books.

Designing a Polity: America's Constitution in Theory and Practice

by James W. Ceaservia Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Thursday, December 16, 2010

In Designing a Polity, James W. Ceaser, one of our leading scholars of American political development, argues for the continuing central role of the Founding within the study of American government.