Authors:Andrew Gelman, David Park, Boris Shor, Joseph Bafu
Publisher: Princeton University Pre
Keywords: state, vote, way, americans, rich, blue, red, poor
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2008-07-21
List price: $27.95
ISBN-10: 069113927X
ISBN-13: 9780691139272

On the night of the 2000 presidential election, Americans sat riveted in front of their televisions as polling results divided the nation’s map into red and blue states. Since then the color divide has become a symbol of a culture war that thrives on stereotypes--pickup-driving red-state Republicans who vote based on God, guns, and gays; and elitist, latte-sipping blue-state Democrats who are woefully out of touch with heartland values. Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State debunks these and other political myths. With wit and prodigious number crunching, Andrew Gelman gets to th

Author: Bob Sobie
Publisher: IUniverse
Keywords: trail, state, river, omaha, crosse, includes, sparta, guidebook, elroy
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2001-06-17
List price: $9.94
ISBN-10: 0595189776
ISBN-13: 9780595189779

The Elroy Sparta Trail Guidebook is the definitive source for the information needed to enjoy yourself on this beautiful bicycle trail. Where to dine, where to stay, what to do, even which direction to bike is included in this book that was written by one of the foremost enthusiast of the Elroy Sparta Trail. This book also includes the connecting trails: "400 State Trail, Omaha Trail, La Crosse River State Trail, and the Great River State Trail.

Author: Robert I. Rotberg
Publisher: World Peace Foundatio
Keywords: state, terror, time, weakness, failure
Number of Pages: 456
Published: 2003-02-01
List price: $59.95
ISBN-10: 0815775741
ISBN-13: 9780815775744

The threat of terror, which flares in Africa and Indonesia, has given the problem of failed states an unprecedented immediacy and importance. In the past, failure had a primarily humanitarian dimension, with fewer implications for peace and security. Now nation-states that fail, or may do so, pose dangers to themselves, to their neighbors, and to people around the globe: preventing their failure, and reviving those that do fail, has become a strategic as well as a moral imperative. This book develops an innovative theory of state failure that classifies and categorizes states along a continuum

Author: Brian M. Malsberger
Publisher: BNA Books (Bureau of National Affairs)
Keywords: state, survey, compete, covenants
Number of Pages: 3
Published: 2008-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 1570187037
ISBN-13: 9781570187032

This respected and authoritative two-volume treatise gives you the critical information you need to analyze, draft, and litigate with confidence all covenants not to compete and other restrictive covenants in the employment, partnership, franchise, and sale-of-business contexts. Covenants Not to Compete: A State-by-State Survey, Fourth Edition provides an in-depth examination of the full range of covenant enforceability issues across the nation. Covenants Not to Compete: A State-by-State Survey, Fourth Edition includes a complete catalog of the temporal, geographic, and activity restriction

Authors:Matt Weiland, Sean Wilsey,
Publisher: Ecco
Keywords: state, america, panoramic, portrait
Number of Pages: 608
Published: 2008-09-01
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0061470902
ISBN-13: 9780061470905

From the bestselling editors of The Thinking Fan’s Guide to the World Cup comes an American road trip in book form: original writing on all 50 states by 50 of our finest novelists, journalists, and essayists Inspired by the example of the legendary WPA American Guide series of the 1930s and ’40s, now 50 of our foremost writers have produced original pieces of reportage and memoir that capture the 50 states in our time, creating a fresh portrait of America as it lives and breathes today. At turns poignant and funny, and always insightful, these 50 writers tell us something las

Author: Helen Hardacre
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Keywords: state, amp, church, studies, shinto
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1991-08-12
List price: $31.95
ISBN-10: 0691020523
ISBN-13: 9780691020525

Helen Hardacre, a leading scholar of religious life in modern Japan, examines the Japanese state’s involvement in and manipulation of shinto from the Meiji Restoration to the present. Nowhere else in modern history do we find so pronounced an example of government sponsorship of a religion as in Japan’s support of shinto. How did that sponsorship come about and how was it maintained? How was it dismantled after World War II? What attempts are being made today to reconstruct it? In answering these questions, Hardacre shows why State shinto symbols, such as the Yasukuni Shrine and it

Author: Alton Hornsby Jr.
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: state, historical, encyclopedia, volumes, america, black
Number of Pages: 1010
Published: 2011-08-23
List price: $180.00
ISBN-10: 0313341125
ISBN-13: 9780313341120

African American populations are established in every area of the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska (more than10 percent of the population of Fairbanks, Alaska, is African American). Black Americans have played an invaluable role in creating our great nation in myriad ways, including their physical contributions and labor during the slavery era; intellectually, spiritually, and politically; in service to our country in military duty; and in areas of popular culture such as music, art, sports, and entertainment.The chapters extend chronologically from the colonial period to the present
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