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|Author||: Daily Show Writers,Daily Show Writers Staff,Rich Blomquist,Writers Of the Daily Show The|
|Editor||: Grand Central Pub|
The host of the award-winning humorous news program offers tongue-in-cheek insight into American democracy with coverage of such topics as the republican qualities of ancient Rome, the antics of our nation's founders, and the ludicrous nature of today's media.
|Author||: James Robinson|
|Editor||: DC Comics|
The Watchtower has fallen and war rages across the globe as Mageddon approaches Earth! While Green Lantern rallies everyone who's ever been a Justice Leaguer to fight the Queen Bee's invading armada, Superman and Orion battle the unstoppable General in the Ghost Zone!
|Author||: Mark Steyn|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
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.
|Author||: Howard Stern|
|Editor||: It Books|
Now with more than forty pictures of naked breasts, Howard Stern's Miss America offers remarkable revelations about: Howard's secret meeting with Michael Jackson! The Stern family pact with Adolf Hitler! Howard's never-before-revealed mental illness! With chapters on Howard's ongoing battle with the FCC and his legendary campaign for governor of the state of New York, Miss America covers some of the greatest news stories of recent history—from the Atlantic City penis sandwich to an exclusive with Jackie O's embalming-fluid delivery boy and of course, Philadelphia's own fecal-obsessed Uncle Ed.
|Author||: Colin Woodard|
An illuminating history of North America's eleven rival cultural regions that explodes the red state-blue state myth. North America was settled by people with distinct religious, political, and ethnographic characteristics, creating regional cultures that have been at odds with one another ever since. Subsequent immigrants didn't confront or assimilate into an “American” or “Canadian” culture, but rather into one of the eleven distinct regional ones that spread over the continent each staking out mutually exclusive territory. In American Nations, Colin Woodard leads us on a journey through the history of our fractured continent, and the rivalries and alliances between its component nations, which conform to neither state nor international boundaries. He illustrates and explains why “American” values vary sharply from one region to another. Woodard (author of American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good) reveals how intranational differences have played a pivotal role at every point in the continent's history, from the American Revolution and the Civil War to the tumultuous sixties and the "blue county/red county" maps of recent presidential elections. American Nations is a revolutionary and revelatory take on America's myriad identities and how the conflicts between them have shaped our past and are molding our future.
|Author||: Dana Medoro|
Working from the premise that the Puritan construction of America as a return to Eden endures into American literature of the 20th century, Medoro focuses on the rhetoric of cyclical regeneration, blood, and damnation that accompanies this construction. She argues that a semiotics of menstruation infuses this rhetoric and informs the figuration of a feminine America in the nation's literary tradition: America, as a New World Eden, is haunted not only by the Fall, but also by the "Curse of Eve." The book examines how 9 novels by Pynchon, Faulkner, and Morrison link variations on the figure of the menstruating woman to the bloody history of the United States and to a vision of the nation's redemptive promise.
|Author||: Thomas Andrew Bailey|
A narrative account of the major social, political, and economic events of American history, incorporating and constructed around the slogans, popular images, catchwords, mottoes, caricatures, lyrics, and sayings that colored and gave focus to those event
|Author||: Elizabeth Tilton|
The Woman's National Committee for Law Enforcement is to work for enforcement of all law with special stress, at present, on the Prohibition Law, the front to-day where the battle against lawlessness has to be fought.
|Author||: Geological Society of America|
|Author||: Irving Lowens|
|Editor||: Brooklyn : Institute for Studies in American Music, Department of Music, School of Performing Arts, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York|
|Author||: Katherine Amelia Siobhan Sibley|
The most detailed study of Soviet military-industrial espionage during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s--spying aimed specifically at acquiring restricted information and materials relating to American industry, technology, and science.
|Author||: Mozella G. Mitchell|
|Editor||: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated|
Using the life of one African American family, headed by the Reverend Jack Graham, as a point of departure, this book provides a historical-cultural examination of the blend of African and American traditions among Black People in the area surrounding Meridian in east central Mississippi. Beginning with a brief history of Meridian, its character and make-up, the work focuses on the religious and social development of African Americans from the period just prior to the Civil War up through the turbulent period of the 1960s, and reflects on the current religio-social climate.