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  • One of the U.S. government's leading China experts reveals the hidden strategy fueling that country's rise ? and how Americans have been seduced into helping China overtake us as the world's leading superpower. For more than forty years, the United States has played an indispensable role helping the Chinese government build a booming economy, develop...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2015
  • Who killed the economy? A page-turning, true-crime exposť of the subprime salesmen and Wall Street alchemists who produced the biggest financial scandal in American history "It's hard to have a guilty conscience if you don't have a conscience. Anything that benefited production - that benefited me and benefited my wallet - I'd do it."...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2010
  • The maverick politician from Georgia who rode the post- Watergate wave into office but whose term was consumed by economic and international crises A peanut farmer from Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose to national power through mastering the strategy of the maverick politician. As the face of the "New South," Carter's strongest support emanated from...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2010
  • The classic Vietnam memoir, as relevant today as it was almost thirty years ago. In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Da Nang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home-physically whole but emotionally...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2014
  • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies of a group of remarkable men and women Based on the National Public Radio series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty essayists?from the famous to the unknown?completing the thought that begins the book's title. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they have arrived...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2006
  • Renowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work, with over 225,000 copies in print Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2004
  • Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2010
  • This is the first comprehensive book in English on the fate of the homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The author, a German refugee, examines the climate and conditions that gave rise to a vicious campaign against Germany's gays, as directed by Himmler and his SS--persecution that resulted in tens of thousands of arrests and thousands of deaths. In this...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2011
  • A groundbreaking exploration of our most complex and mysterious emotion Elation, mood swings, sleeplessness, and obsession?these are the tell-tale signs of someone in the throes of romantic passion. In this revealing new book, renowned anthropologist Helen Fisher explains why this experience?which cuts across time, geography, and gender?is a force...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2005
  • A guilt-free guide for adults seeking more satisfying relationships with their parents In a recent study, half of all Americans rated their relationship with at least one parent as either "poor" or "terrible," and more than a third felt this way about both parents. As life expectancy continues to rise and the parent-child relationship extends further...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2013