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New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 236 pages. Contains notes, figures, bibliography, and index. Some soiling to rear dust jacket. Thomas Hodge Allen (born April 16, 1945) is an American author and former politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives representing Maine's 1st congressional district, and the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2008 against Republican incumbent senator Susan Collins. Allen lost to Collins (61.5% to 38.5%). Allen was first elected in 1996, defeating Republican incumbent James Longley, Jr. with 55 percent of votes cast to Longley's 45 percent. Allen was re-elected five times, receiving over 55 percent of the vote each time in his district, until his defeat in his 2008 run for the U.S. Senate. After, Allen was appointed president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers and began his term on May 1, 2009.
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2005. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xv, , 320,  pages. Footnotes. Notes. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some edge discoloration. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Inscription reads For Jack Leibowitz with all good wishes Gar Alperovitz. Gar Alperovitz (born May 5, 1936) is an American historian and political economist. Alperovitz served as a fellow of King's College, Cambridge; a founding fellow of the Harvard Institute of Politics; a founding Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies; a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution; and the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland Department of Government and Politics from 1999 to 2015. He also served as a legislative director in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and as a special assistant in the US Department of State. Alperovitz is a distinguished lecturer with the American Historical Society, co-founded the Democracy Collaborative and co-chairs its Next System Project with James Gustav Speth. In American Beyond Capitalism and other books and essays, Alperovitz offers an integrated systemic model for a pluralist commonwealth based on democratizing ownership of economic institutions at all levels, a regional decentralization of economic and political power, and the building of forms of community wealth-holding and a culture of participatory democracy.
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2010. First Simon & Schuster Hardcover Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. xviii, , 458 p. Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Note on Sources. Notes. Index. Signed by author on title page. Very slightly cocked. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Jonathan Alter (born October 6, 1957) is an American journalist, author and television producer who was a columnist and senior editor for Newsweek magazine from 1983 until 2011, and has written three New York Times best-selling books about American presidents. He is a contributing correspondent to NBC News. Alter was one of the first magazine or newspaper reporters to appear on MSNBC. Alter is currently an executive producer on the Amazon Studio's production Alpha House, which stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy. Alter is the author of The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, a national bestseller, and Between the Lines: A View Inside American Politics, People and Culture, a collection of twenty years' worth of his columns.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 1995. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. xi, , 318,  pages. Armey's Axioms. Publisher's ephemera laid in. Signed by the author on title page. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Richard Keith Armey (born July 7, 1940) is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas' 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003). He was one of the engineers of the "Republican Revolution" of the 1990s, in which Republicans were elected to majorities of both houses of Congress for the first time in four decades. Armey was one of the chief authors of the Contract with America. Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist. Majority Leader Dick Armey explains the collapse of the Left and offers a prescription for the future of Republican leadership.