New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2004. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxv, , 260 pages. Illustrations. Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, ten chapters, Endnotes, and Index. Ink date on fep. Ex-library with usual library markings. DJ is in a plastic sleeve pasted to boards. Daniel Barenblatt holds degrees from Harvard and UCLA. . A fascinating overview of Japan's biological warfare provides a historical context for the gruesome experiments on humans that began in northern China in the early 1930s, linked to Japan's military expansion and fathered by scientist Shiro Ishii, who figures prominently in the book. The accounts of experiments on humans and massive germ warfare attacks against civilians—more than 400,000 Chinese died of cholera after two attacks in 1943—include the testimony of Chinese victims and witnesses as well as some Japanese. While most atrocities were committed against Chinese and Koreans, some Westerners, including American prisoners of war, were also victims. The most thoughtful portions of the book explore how such atrocities "...coldly preserve medicine's scientific devices while annihilating all its high ideals." Shameful U.S. government efforts, spearheaded by MacArthur, to protect the Japanese perpetrators from prosecution in exchange for their research, even to the extent of characterizing the only war crimes trial that prosecuted perpetrators as propaganda, are well documented. Although many of the gruesome facts have been published before, Barenblatt brings together the many contexts of how Japan's war machine came to commit biological war crimes on a massive scale, with a final death toll of 580,000. (from Pub. Weekly).
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New York, N.Y. Penguin Books, 2008. First Penguin Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. , 366,  pages. Cover has minor wear, soiling and sticker residue, Includes Foreword, Illustration, Appendix, Acknowledgments, Notes, and Index. . Topics covered include How to Attain Real and Lasting Happiness; Happiness Activities; and Secrets to Abiding Happiness. Also includes Appendix on Additional Happiness Activities That May Fit. "A guide to sustaining your newfound contentment." Psychology Today. . Sonja Lyubomirsky (born December 14, 1966) is an American professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside and author of the bestseller The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want, a book of strategies backed by scientific research that can be used to increase happiness. She is often quoted in news articles about positive psychology and happiness. In the book The Only Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need, a criticism of self-help books, Lyubomirsky's The How of Happiness is praised as a self-help book that has claims backed by empirical data. The book has been translated into 22 languages. Lyubomirsky is also an associate editor of the Journal of Positive Psychology. The premise of The How of Happiness is (1) that happiness is worth striving for, and (2) that 50 percent of a given human's long-term happiness level is genetically determined (based on twin studies), 10 percent is affected by life circumstances, and a remaining 40 percent of happiness is subject to self control that can make a difference. The strategies offered in the book are designed to target the 40 percent of happiness that is subject to manipulation.
New York, N.Y. Anchor Books, 2010. First Anchor Books Edition. Third printing stated. Trade paperback. xii, 363,  pages. Minor cover wear. Includes Bibliography, Notes, Index, and Acknowledgments. Part 1--Immigration; Rivers of Blood; The Immigrant Economy; Who Is Immigration For?; Fear Masquerading as Tolerance; Part 2--Islam; Ethnic Colonies; An Adversary Culture; Europe's Crisis of Faith; Rules for Sex; Part 3--The West; Tolerance and Impunity; Resistance and Jihad; Liberalism and Diversity; Survival and Culture. Christopher Caldwell (born 1962) is an American journalist and a former senior editor at The Weekly Standard, as well as a regular contributor to the Financial Times and Slate. He is a senior fellow at the Claremont Institute and contributing editor to the Claremont Review of Books. His writing also frequently appears in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times (where he is a contributing editor to the paper's magazine), and The Washington Post. He was also a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthly and the New York Press and the assistant managing editor of The American Spectator’’. Caldwell's 2009 book Reflections on the Revolution In Europe deals with increased Muslim immigration to Europe. The Economist newspaper called it "an important book as well as a provocative one: the best statement to date ... on Islamic immigration in Europe." The Marxist historian Perry Anderson, called it "the most striking single book to have appeared, in any language, on immigration in Western Europe". Caldwell insists that he is "instinctively pro-immigration" and conscious of the media tendency to "sensationalize stories against Muslims"
New York, N.Y. Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First American Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.5 inches. , 84,  pages. Endpaper discolored. Cover has some wear and soiling. Contains chapters on The Ship; The Crew; The Convoy is Attacked; San Demetrio Abandoned; San Demetrio Regained; A Derelict Made Shipshape; "By Guess and By God''; ''The Living Shall Praise Thee''; Landfall; Good Tidings; and Salvage. Contains Diagram of M.V. San Demetrio on page 2. Also contains Diagrams of M.V. San Demetrio, Signal of Distress, Under her own Power, Upper Bridge Deck, and Chief Engineer's Cabin between pages 29 and 30. Fryniwyd Tennyson Jesse Harwood (born Wynifried [also recorded as Winifred] Margaret Jesse, 1 March 1888 – 6 August 1958) was an English criminologist, journalist and author (she also wrote as Wynifried Margaret Tennyson). Her most notable books include A Pin To See the Peepshow, a fictional treatment of the case of Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters, and Murder & Its Motives, which divided killers into six categories based on their motivations: those who murder for Gain, Revenge, Elimination, Jealousy, Conviction and Lust of killing. This classification of motive has remained influential. She contributed many cases to the Notable British Trials series She reported on the German attacks on Belgium in the First World War for Collier's Weekly. Her story Treasure Trove tells of the rediscovery of the 30 pieces of silver paid to Judas to betray Jesus Christ and their subsequent malign influence. The novel Tom Fool deals with a young man's experiences on ships, and describes shipboard life in some detail.
London, England: C. Murray & Co., c1903. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5.25 inches by 7.25 inches. xv-124,  pages. Illustrations. Inscription and notation inside the front cover. This copy has an association with Lieutenant John Dumaresq, who is mentioned on pages 77-78, 84, and 104.Covers has some wear and soiling. Front cover is decorated, Slightly cocked. Endpapers discolored. The author was born in Edinburgh in 1870. He became a famous runner and held the ‘world record’ for the 3 mile race in 1895 (excepting in those days there were no official world records). He ensured it was Cambridge that took part in a cross-Atlantic challenge against Yale University. He became a Royal Navy Chaplain. His service included: 1899-1902 Naval Chaplain, H.M.S. Canopus; 1902-1903 Naval Chaplain, H.M.S. Good Hope, and 1903-1909 Chaplain and history master, Royal Naval College, Osborne. During WWI 1914-1918 Chaplain to the Forces, mentioned in Secretary of State’s List for ‘valuable services’. The Dumaresq is a mechanical calculating device invented around 1902 by Lieutenant John Dumaresq of the Royal Navy. It is an analogue computer that relates vital variables of the fire control problem to the movement of one's own ship and that of a target ship. It was often used with other devices, such as a Vickers range clock, to generate range and deflection data so the gun sights of the ship could be continuously set. A number of versions of the Dumaresq were produced of increasing complexity as development proceeded. From the timing, this invention may have originated from Dumaresq's service on H.M.S. Canopus.
Greenwich, Connecticut: Devin-Adair, Publishers, 1986. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. vii, , 70 pages. DJ has some wear. spoiling, and a small edge tear. Minor edge soiling. Signed by the author on the front free end paper; signature reads: With very good wishes, Mary Ewald. Preface by Richard Wilbur. The author is a Harvard Ph.D. in English philology, who wrote her thesis on scientific method. Her interest in both the history of words and in science is evident in her verse. Chiefly, Mary Ewald uses verse form, like the concept "word," to contrast with formlessness, and she strives for clarity, convinced that obscurity and profundity are not the same thing. She says she likes to read and to write verse because nothing else creates such a surge and release of emotion while at the same time brandishing so brazen an intellectual weapon against chaos. Against evil and confusion, a poem is not worthless. People need to think, and they must think in words. In this work the author has created a series of poems which illustrate and comment upon contemporary philosophy, in this instance, the modern philosophy of language. Mrs. Ewald taught at the universities of Maryland and New Hampshire and Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She studied and translated 17 languages, including Old English and Old Icelandic.
New York, N.Y. SelectBooks, Inc., 2004. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 139 pages. Includes Acknowledgments, Introduction, Postscript, appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C, and Glossary of New Orwellian Terms. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads: 11/8/04, Mike, Hope you enjoy. Shelly. Book includes Acknowledgments, Introduction, Postscript, Appendix A, Appendix B; Appendix C, and Glossary of New Orwellian Terms. Topics covered include On the Air; Dreams and Nightmares Come True, Tuned In, Turned Off; Back to Roots, Eisenhower's Warning, The Wake Up Call, Getting Connected, Lost History, In Business, Planning the Road Show, Launch Number One, On Our Way, The Psychology of Money, Meet the Radio Skeptics, Just Say Yes, Air America Takes Off, In the Spotlight, The Mad Dash, First, the Good News, Conference Room Confidential, and Facing the Future. The author was the Founder of Air America Radio. Sheldon Drobny (1945 – January 24, 2020) was an American accountant and investor, best known for forming the company that later became Air America Radio. Drobny began to pursue the start of a liberal radio network sometime in late 2002 or early 2003. He and his wife, Anita, sold the forerunner of Air America Radio to a group headed by Evan Montvel Cohen. Drobny and his wife, Anita, had conceived the idea of starting a progressive talk radio network to compete with conservative talk radio. Drobny credits President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore in helping Air America Radio get started. Drobny claims Gore introduced him to Al Franken, helping AAR secure Franken as talent.
University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. xviii, 765,  pages. Illustrations. Includes Foreword by William Taubman, as well as Preface, Prologue, Epilogue: Stagnation, and Index. Annotations by William C. Wohlforth. Part one includes Start, Acceleration, Testing, and Breakthrough; Part two includes The Race, Crisis, and Departure. There is also an Epilogue: Stagnation, as well as an Index. The book is inscribed by the author, Sergei N. Khrushchev, on the half title page. Signature reads: To Joyce, Sergei N. Khrushchev, July 25, 2001. This is a fascinating portrait of Nikita Khrushchev, a man of immense vitality, a fervent Communist, convinced that the Soviet Union would surpass the United States, and the process by which he began subconsciously to understand that the system itself did not work. In this book, Sergei Khrushchev tells the story of how the Cold War happened in reality from the Russian side, not from the American side, and this is his most important contribution.
Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1992. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. viii, 271,  pages.DJ has some wear and sticker residue. Inscribed by the author on the half title page. Inscription reads: To Jean Brounas, with fondest regards, Bill, Odom. Includes Acknowledgments, Introduction, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Includes chapters on The Two-Camp Struggle: Competing Approaches; The Political and Economic Context for Internal War; The Indigenous Sources of Internal Wars; Where U.S. Involvement in Internal Wars is Probable; The Record of East-West Competition in the Third World; Case Assessments: Test of Concepts; The El Salvadoran Case; The Guatemalan Case; The Philippines Case; The Middle East-Southwest Asian Challenge; Case Assessments Conclusion; What Is to Be Done? William Eldridge Odom (June 23, 1932 – May 30, 2008) was a United States Army lieutenant general who served as Director of the National Security Agency under President Ronald Reagan, which culminated a 31-year career in military intelligence, mainly specializing in matters relating to the Soviet Union. After his retirement from the military, he became a think tank policy expert and a university professor and became known for his outspoken criticism of the Iraq War and warrantless wiretapping of American citizens.
Seattle, Washington: University of Washington Press, 2010. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiii, , 328 pages. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Autographed copy sticker on DJ. Includes Foreword and Preface, and chapters on The Occidental Tourist; A Dissertation Is Not a Dinner Party; Confessions of a Peking Tom; Through the Looking Glass; Democracy Deferred; Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics; The Road to Tiananmen; After the Duluge; China Rising; God in the Machine; The Wild, Wild West; Beijing Revisited; China Watching, Then and Now; The Gini in the Jr; and Loose Ends. Includes Epilogue, Author's Notes, Suggestions for Further Reading, and Index. Contains Epilogue, Author's Notes, Suggestions for Further Reading, and Index. Personal portraits of the American scholarly community and of a changing China, from the Cultural Revolution right up to the present day, make this a book that is hard to put down. Richard Baum has given us a rare and intimate gift: a wonderfully funny and revealing chronicle of adventure as experienced by one of the greatest China watchers of our time. Richard Dennis Baum (July 8, 1940 – December 14, 2012) was an American China watcher, professor emeritus of political science at UCLA, and former director emeritus of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, noted for his many academic works on Chinese politics. On February 20, 1989, Baum and scholars Harry Harding and Michel Oksenberg met with George Bush, then incoming ambassador to China James Lilley, and others to brief the president on U.S.-China relations. Baum advised that it would be better to talk about human rights in the most general terms possible.
New York: Pantheon Books, 2002. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 338,  pages. Signed by the author (Arthur Levitt) on the title page. Includes Acknowledgments, Introduction, Appendix: Power Games, Glossary, and Index. Also includes chapters on How to Sleep as Well as Your Broker; The Seven Deadly Sins of Mutual Funds, Analyze This. Reg FD: Stopping the Flow of Inside Information; The Numbers Game; Beware False Profits: How to Read Financial Statements; Pay Attention to the Plumbing; Corporate Governance and the Culture of Seduction; How to Be a Player; and Getting Your 401(k) in Shape. At once anecdotal, informative, and prescriptive, this book expounds on, among other subjects: the relationship between broker compensation and your trading account; the conflicts of interest inherent in buy-hold-or-sell recommendations of analysts; what exactly happens--and who gets a piece of the action--when you place an order; the "seven deadly sins" of mutual funds; the vagaries and vicissitudes of 401(k) investments; how accountants engage in slight of hand to fake impressive company performance; how to find the truth in a company's financial statements; the real reason for the Street's hostility to full disclosure; the crisis in corporate governance, and, given these shenanigans and double-dealings, what specific steps you can take to safeguard your financial future. With integrity and authority, Levitt gives us a bracing primer on the collapse of the system for overseeing our capital markets, and sage, essential advice on a discipline we often ignore to our peril--how not to lose money.
New York, N.Y. Bantam Books, 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 243,  pages. Illustrations. A black and white photograph, approximately 5 inches by 7 inches, of vos Savant is laid in. Inscribed by the author (Marilyn vos Savant) on the half-title page to Lucky. Inscription reads: To Lucky, Thanks so much! Marilyn vos Savant, 3/13/90. Includes a Foreword by Robert Jarvik, M.D., and a Preface by Marilyn vos Savant. The Brain Building program is Twelve Weeks to a Stronger Intelligence. Topics covered include Building Vocabulary; Building a Calculating Brain; Building a Logical Mind; Building Insight and Intuition; Building Orientation; Building Attention Span and the Senses; Building Communication; Building Information; Building Comprehension; Building Perspective; and The Well-Built Mind. The World's Smartest Person Shows You How to Develop Your Brain Power and Strengthen Your Intelligence in Just 12 Weeks. Suggests more than one hundred and fifty exercises for improving one's thinking, and discusses the human brain and human intelligence. This book will help you take control of your brain, and expand your viewpoint to include every perspective. Just as exercise strengthens your body, so it can strengthen your mind. With this unique book, readers will learn to view the world more clearly, accept challenges, make decisions, attack problems, question what you think you know, explore the unknown, open your mind to new ideas, be more curious, and never live in doubt.
St. Louis: Tula Publishing, Inc., 1997. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. x, 11-254,  pages. Minor cover wear. Includes Acknowledgments and Preface. Inscribed on the title page by Scottie Priesmeyer. Inscription reads To Bill & Ginny--So good to see you a year ago! Keep in touch. Love, Scottie. Also inscribed beneath the photo on page 117 by Bob Kuban. Inscription reads To Bill & Ginny Thank you Bob Kuban. His 1966 hit single "The Cheaters" was more than a song - it was his life - and, ultimately, his death. Who were "The Cheaters"? Why was one victim bludgeoned to death, the other shot in the back and dumped in a cistern? This riveting true-crime account focuses on the motivating factors of lust, greed, and cheating, which triggered two grisly murders in 1983: Walter Scott, the singer of the national hit song "The Cheater," and Sharon Williams, the spouse of Scott's wife's lover. Real-life characters unfold through strong psychological profiles. The pages recreate Scott's struggle to attain stardom--sexual passion--events leading to the murders--a frustrating police investigation--the exhumation of Sharon Williams' courpse...and the gruesome discovery of Scott's body in a cistern. This riveting true-crime account focuses on the motivating factors of lust, greed, and cheating, which triggered two grisly murders in 1983: A faltering justice system and years of legal maneuverings, countered by the persistent efforts of Scott's elderly parents to seek retribution, grip the reader to the last page. The author was an award-winning writer, journalist, and academic.
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2006. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. xv, , 366 pages. Includes illustrations, three appendices, notes and an index. Author inscription on title page. Inscription reads To John, With best wishes and very high regard for your historical perspective on the environmental scene. Dan Esty October 2006. Includes Acknowledgments, Preface, and Introduction. Topics include Preparing for a New World (Eco-Advantage, Natural Drivers of the Green Wave, and Who's Behind the Green Wave?); Strategies for Building Eco-Advantage (Managing the Downside, Building the Upside); What WaveRiders Do (The Eco-Advantage Mindset; Eco-Tracking; Redesigning Your World; and Inspiring an Eco-Advantage Culture); and Putting It All Together (Why Environmental Initiatives Fail, Taking Action, and Eco-Advantage Strategy). He is the Hillhouse Professor at Yale University with primary appointments at Yale’s Environment and Law Schools and a secondary appointment at the Yale School of Management. He serves as director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and co-director of the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance. He is the author or editor of twelve books and dozens of articles on environmental protection, regulatory reform, energy policy, and sustainability metrics -- and their connections to corporate strategy, competitiveness, trade, and economic success. His prizewinning volume, Green to Gold, was recently named the top “green business” book of the past decade.
New York, N.Y. HarperBusiness, 2000. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xx, 219,  pages. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Inscription reads: To Jim: I've learned at least one important thing today: Always look up. David H. Freedman 1/19/00. Includes Foreword: The Leadership Imperative by Gen. Charles C. Krulak, Thirty-first Commandant, United States Marine Corps. Acknowledgments; and Introduction, as well as chapters on Planning and Decision-making; Mission; Structure; Educating Managers; Developing Managers; Directing People; Motivating People; Culture; Tactics; and Organizational Change. Also includes Sources, The Marine Corps Management Principles, and an Index. Also includes Foreword (The Leadership Imperative); Acknowledgments; and Introduction; as well as chapters on Planning and Decision-Making; Mission; Structure; Educating Managers; Developing Managers; Directing People; Motivating People; Culture; Tactics; and Organizational Change. Also includes Sources, as well as the Marine Corps Management Principles, and an index. Freedman is a science journalist and author. he is a contributing writer at The Atlantic, where he has had several cover stories, and semi-regular cover-story contributor to Newsweek. He has contributed to a number of publications, including Scientific American, Politico, Quanta, Men’s Journal, and others. He is the author of five books, including this influential title on the U.S. Marine Corps.
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. xxii, 614 pages. Tables. Footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Includes Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I The Historical Perspective Chapter 1--The Printed Medium; Chapter 2--From Medium to Media; Part II: The News Media; Chapter 3--Functions and Credibility; Chapter 4--Intergroup Communication; Chapter 5--The Marketplace Myth: Access to the Mass Media; Chapter 6--Coverage of Civil Disorders; Chapter 7--Journalism Education; Chapter 8--Media Practices and Values; and Chapter 9--Conclusions and Recommendations. Also contains Appendices on How the Mass Media Work in America; Contemporary Functions of the Mass Media; Media Codes, Guidelines, and Policies for News Coverage; The Canons of Journalism; Code of Broadcast News Ethics; Broadcast Guidelines for Coverage of Civil Disorders; and Employment Date. Part III broadly addressed Television Entertainment and Violence.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1981. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 282 pages. Index. DJ has wear, tears, soiling and chips. “Every day,” writes Rabbi Meir Kahane, “the Arabs of Israel move closer to becoming a majority. Are we [Israel] committed to national suicide? Should we allow demography, geography, and democracy to push Israel closer to the abyss? According to Rabbi Kahane, Israel can only be sustained by a permanent Jewish majority and a small, insignificant, and placid Arab minority. But the Arab population continues to grown quantitatively and qualitatively. They openly vow to destroy the Jewish state – with the democratic vote. In this explosive manifesto Rabbi Kahane sets forth the only plan to save Israel. Israeli Arabs would be given the options of accepting noncitizenship, leaving willingly with compensation, or being forcibly expelled without compensation. Controversial? Yes. “For Jews and Arabs in Israel there is only one answer – separation. Jews in their land, Arabs in theirs. Separation. Only separation.” They Must Go was written in 1980 while Rabbi Meir Kahane was jailed in Ramle Prison by the Israeli government under an unprecedented administrative detention order that imprisoned him without a trial, without his being informed of any specific charge, and without opportunity to know or to question any alleged evidence or witness. Rabbi Kahane’s ideas were suppressed, defamed, and subjected to hysterical diatribes by people who were too frightened to consider them intelligently or to debate them intellectually. Is there a time bomb ticking away relentlessly in the Holy Land? Can Arabs and Jews ultimately coexist in a Jewish-Zionist state?
Washington, DC: Washingtonian, 2017. SPECIAL INAUGURATION ISSUE: Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 29 cm 216 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. (many in color), Cover has slight wear and soiling. Washingtonian is a monthly magazine distributed in the Washington, D.C. area. It was founded in 1965 by Laughlin Phillips and Robert J. Myers. The magazine describes itself as "The Magazine Washington Lives By". The magazine's core focuses are local feature journalism, guide book–style articles, real estate, and politics. The Washingtonian is noted for its detailed coverage of area professionals, businesses, and places. Such rankings have included top physicians, top places to dine, and top neighborhoods. Each issue also features listings of the latest fine entertainment, fine arts, and museum exhibits. Classified listings of prestigious real estate and illustrated coverage of social events are included in each issue. Feature articles include exposés and in-depth profiles of local institutions, politicians, businessmen, academics, and philanthropists, suggestions for weekend getaway trips, and local personal interest stories. The magazine chooses Washingtonians of the Year, people "who give their time and talents to make this a better place" annually. This is a Special Issue on the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.
New York: The Free Press, 1993. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. ix, , 463,  pages. Notes. Index. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Peter Skerry is Professor of Political Science at Boston College and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where his research focuses on social policy, racial and ethnic politics, and immigration. Professor Skerry has been a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, and served as Director of Washington Programs for the University of California at Los Angeles’ Center for American Politics and Public Policy, where he also taught political science. He was formerly a Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Legislative Director for Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York. He serves on the editorial board of the journal American Politics Research and on the board of advisory editors of Society magazine. Professor Skerry is also a member of the Advisory Council on European/Transatlantic Issues at the Heinrich Böll Foundation of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (the German Green Party). His writings on politics, racial and ethnic issues, immigration and social policy have appeared in a variety of scholarly and general interest publications, including Society, Publius, The Journal of Policy History, The New Republic, Slate, The Public Interest, The Wilson Quarterly, National Review, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. His book, Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority (Harvard University Press), was awarded the 1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 354 pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Robert Alan Goldberg (born August 16, 1949) is an American historian. He teaches at the University of Utah and has written several books as well as articles and papers. Goldberg was born in New York City on August 16, 1949. He studied history at Arizona State University, and completed a doctorate in history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He began teaching in 1977 as an assistant history professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. The University of Utah, where he has taught since 1980, has a collection of his papers. In 2019, he sought the removal of a swastika from a German P.O.W.'s gravemarker in Utah. Elliott West described his book on the rise an fall of the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado as sophisticated and well written noting it uses case studies to cover the subject. Publishers Weekly described his book on Barry Goldwater as well balanced and solid. A review in the Great Plains Quarterly describes his book on the Colorado Klan an interesting profile with fascinating detail. He has also written about social movements, conspiracies and Jewish farmers in Clarion, Utah and the American West.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1931. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. vii, 219,  pages. Illustrations (photographs, drawings). DJ is in a plastic sleeve and is worn, torn, soiled and chipped. The author was an Olympic diving champion, 1920; seven-time winner of the National Springboard Championship; Member of the W.S.A. relay team that held the world's records for five consecutive years. Aileen Muriel Riggin (May 2, 1906 – October 17, 2002), also known by her married name Aileen Soule (also Aileen Riggin Soule), was an American competition swimmer and diver. She was Olympic champion in springboard diving in 1920 and U.S. national springboard diving champion from 1923 to 1925. After retiring from competitions, she enjoyed a long and varied career in acting, coaching, writing and journalism. She was a swimming celebrity in Hawaii and the United States and an active ambassador of women's swimming well into old age. Riggin made the first underwater swimming film in 1922 and the first slow motion coaching films for Grantland Rice in 1923. She retired from competitions in 1925 and spent her time helping to organize exhibitions and swimming demonstrations overseas. She had minor roles in several Hollywood films: she was a dancer in the 1933 musical Roman Scandals and she skated in the first Sonja Henie film One in a Million in 1936. She starred in Billy Rose's first Aquacade at the 1937 Cleveland Exposition, which she also helped to organize. She wrote books about her experiences in swimming and she became a successful sports journalist, writing newspaper columns for the New York Daily Post, the London Morning Post and others.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 98,  pages. Illustrations. Some cover wear and soiling noted. Roger Kahn (October 31, 1927 – February 6, 2020) was an American author, best known for his 1972 baseball book The Boys of Summer. Kahn began his newspaper career in 1948, when he took a job with the New York Herald Tribune. A keen Brooklyn Dodgers fan, he reported on their games over the 1952 and 1953 seasons. He became sports editor for Newsweek in 1956, and editor-at-large of the Saturday Evening Post in 1963. His best-known book is The Boys of Summer (1972), which examines his relationship with his father as seen through the prism of their shared affection for the Brooklyn Dodgers. In 2002, a Sports Illustrated panel placed The Boys of Summer second on a list of "The Top 100 Sports Books of All Time". In addition to The Boys of Summer, Kahn wrote books such as Good Enough to Dream, a chronicle of his year as the owner of a minor league baseball franchise; The Era 1947–57, an examination of the decade during which the three New York clubs – the Dodgers, Yankees and Giants – dominated Major League Baseball; and Memories of Summer, a look back at his youth and early career, plus extended pieces on New York baseball legends Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle. He also wrote a biography of the heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, entitled A Flame of Pure Fire. He won the E. P. Dutton Award for best sports magazine article of the year five times. Although he edited two earlier works, Inside Big League Baseball was Kahn's first published book that he authored.
New York, New York: Viking, 2012. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 310 pages. DJ has minor sticker residue. Includes Acknowledgments, Notes, and Bibliography Antonio Joseph Mendez (November 15, 1940 – January 19, 2019) was an American technical operations officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), who specialized in support of clandestine and covert CIA operations. He wrote three memoirs about his CIA experiences. Mendez was decorated, and is now widely known, for his on-the-scene management of the "Canadian Caper" during the Iran hostage crisis. He exfiltrated six American diplomats from Iran in January 1980 by arranging to have them pose as a Canadian film crew. As part of their cover, the diplomats carried passports issued by the Canadian government to document them as Canadian citizens. After declassification of records, the full details of the operation were reported in a 2007 article by Joshuah Bearman in Wired magazine. This was loosely adapted for the screenplay and development of the 2012 Academy Award-winning film Argo, directed by Ben Affleck, who also starred as Mendez. Mendez attended the 70th Golden Globe Awards to give a speech about the film, where it was nominated for (and later won) Best Motion Picture – Drama. In this book, Antonio Mendez finally details the extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation he led in 1979 to rescue six Americans held hostage in Iran. Using commercial cover, He entered Iran with false identities for the six and, using techniques that ought to remain secret so they can be used again, managed to get them out of Iran.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., 1946. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 241-300 pages, plus covers. Illustrations. Some musical notes/scores. Cover worn and soiled. Some page browning. Mailing label on front cover. Edge tear on front cover. Etude Magazine was published by Theodore Presser Company between 1883 and 1957. It was a staple for music teachers throughout the country, providing articles related to music history, new developments in music, and practical teaching techniques, as well as musical scores from the classics and new pieces for beginning to advanced students. Begun as an aid for piano teachers, the magazine grew to include information and literature for vocal and instrumental enthusiasts as well. Not only is the series important to the musician, but it provides an insight into the culture itself, including the impact of the development of the car, radio, and television, and expands to world music and the influence of world wars on that culture. Among the topics covered are: Julia Ward Howe, Ecclesiastical Music, High School Choir, G. I. Joe, Violinist, Voice Care, Sound.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., 1946. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 121-180 pages, plus covers. Illustrations. Some musical notes/scores. Cover worn and soiled. Some page browning. Mailing label on front cover. Cover torn at spine well into front cover, but still partially attached. Etude Magazine was published by Theodore Presser Company between 1883 and 1957. It was a staple for music teachers throughout the country, providing articles related to music history, new developments in music, and practical teaching techniques, as well as musical scores from the classics and new pieces for beginning to advanced students. Begun as an aid for piano teachers, the magazine grew to include information and literature for vocal and instrumental enthusiasts as well. Not only is the series important to the musician, but it provides an insight into the culture itself, including the impact of the development of the car, radio, and television, and expands to world music and the influence of world wars on that culture. Among the topics covered are: Song writing, Symphonic Records, Latin American Music, Viola, Violinist, Conducting, G. I. Joe, Salesmanship.