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The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny.

Radley Balko
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In Reflections on Judging, Richard Posner distills the experience of his thirty-one years as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Richard A. Posner
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Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health

Daron Acemoglu,James Robinson
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The tenth-anniversary edition of the definitive account of the Enron scandal, updated with a new chapter   The Enron scandal brought down one of the most admired companies of the 1990s.

Bethany McLean,Peter Elkind
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In this brilliant biography T. J. Stiles offers a new understanding of the legendary outlaw Jesse James.

T.J. Stiles
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