“Our Father”: The Lord’s Prayer for Our Persecutors - by Charles L. Manto Purchase Color Edition in Print or Kindle | Purchase Greyscale Edition in Print “As sometimes happens, this new perception of the prayer opens a window of new possibilities…an invitation to new ways of prayer and of action in relation to personal and corporate conflicts. It is a discovery of hidden treasure.”…Read more “Our Father”: The Lord’s Prayer for Our Persecutors
A Common Sense Manifesto (With a Nod to Thomas Paine, Not Karl Marx) - by Max J. Skidmore Purchase This work examines the political situation in America, and how it came to be. It chronicles the disturbing deterioration of the Republican Party into an extreme and corrupt mechanism ready to receive and incorporate a destructive force that it welcomed wholeheartedly when it appeared in the bombastic, and completely self-centered,…Read more A Common Sense Manifesto (With a Nod to Thomas Paine, Not Karl Marx)
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A Place in the Lodge: Dr. Rob Morris, Freemasonry and the Order of the Eastern Star - by Nancy Stearns Theiss PhD Purchase through Amazon UPDATED EDITION Ridiculed as “petticoat masonry,” critics of the Order of the Eastern Star did not deter Rob Morris’ goal to establish a Masonic organization that included women as members. As Rob Morris (1818-1888) came “into the light,” he donned his Masonic apron and carried the ideals…Read more A Place in the Lodge: Dr. Rob Morris, Freemasonry and the Order of the Eastern Star
A Radical In The East - The papers presented here represent over twenty-five years of publications by S. Brent Morris. They explore his many questions about Freemasonry, usually dealing with origins of the Craft.
A Strategy for Implementing the Reconciliation Process Between Israel and the Palestinians - by Alon Ben-Meir PhD Purchase through Amazon The most puzzling aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is that after 69 years of mutual violence, enmity and suffering, it remains unresolved even when coexistence is inevitable and a two-state solution remains the only viable option. Although there are many contentious issues that must be specifically addressed, it…Read more A Strategy for Implementing the Reconciliation Process Between Israel and the Palestinians
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Abortion and Informed Common Sense - The controversy over a woman’s “right to choose,” as opposed to the numerous “rights” that abortion opponents decide should be assumed to exist for “unborn children,” has always struck me as incomplete.
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All Flowers Bloom - by Kawika Guillermo Buy it here Winner of the 2021 Reviewers Choice Gold Award for Best General Fiction/Novel In a cruise ship stateroom, a soul awakens in the afterlife, still dressed in the Roman servant garbs of his previous life. He can’t remember much, but a silent woman stands out in his memory: his first…Read more All Flowers Bloom
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Anti-Poverty Measures in America: Scientism and Other Obstacles - Editors, Max J. Skidmore and Biko Koenig Purchase Anti-Poverty Measures in America brings together a remarkable collection of essays in two groups. The first group consists of papers dealing with the inhibiting effects of scientism—an over-dependence on scientific methodology that is prevalent in the social sciences, particularly in political science. Employing the methods of science…Read more Anti-Poverty Measures in America: Scientism and Other Obstacles
Avant-Garde Politician - By Yehezkel Dror In this iconoclastic book, Dror argues that humanity cascades through a metamorphosis, driven mainly by science and technology. Radical human enhancement, synthesis of viruses, quasi-intelligent robots and molecular engineering illustrate the emerging quantum leap, as do value changes ranging between mass-killing fanaticisms to human “maturation.”Along with the windfall of opportunities for thriving…Read more Avant-Garde Politician
Baronial Bedrooms - By Barbara Billauer Bailey A grand tour of 700 years of palatial bedrooms spanning four continents and ten countries, Baronial Bedrooms: The Kama Sutra of Grand Design, presents a historiography of design, architecture, history and bedroom-intrigue through the ages. Beginning at a time when the bedroom supplanted the salon or parlor as audience-chamber and meeting-room of the imperial class, this book distills the…Read more Baronial Bedrooms
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Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich” - Authored by Ralf Melzer Translated by Glenys A. Waldman Purchase through Amazon | Purchase through CreateSpace Freemasonry during the Weimar Republic and the ‘Third Reich’…One might ask, “Is that a chapter of forgotten persecution or a legend of persecution?” After extensive research in archives in Berlin, Moscow, and Washington, D.C., the author has determined that…Read more Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich”
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Bunker Diplomacy: An Arab-American in the U.S. Foreign Service - by Nabeel Khoury Purchase Nabeel Khoury has written a remarkably cogent memoir. He not only details life in the Foreign Service in a highly entertaining and engaging style, but also provides provocative and telling insights into many of the crises in the Middle East…From Egypt, to ‘The Magic Kingdom’ to Iraq, Morocco and Yemen —…Read more Bunker Diplomacy: An Arab-American in the U.S. Foreign Service
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Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 2 - Dr. Wendell C. Wallace, Editor Purchase In this volume and the one that precedes it, Dr Wendell C. Wallace has not only succeeded in bringing together a fascinating collection of papers that illustrate the uniqueness (as well as sharedness) of Caribbean Criminology, he has succeeded in putting Caribbean Criminology very firmly back on the intellectual…Read more Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 2
China & Europe: The Turning Point - In creating five fictitious conversations between Xi Jinping and five European experts, David Baverez, who lives and works in Hong Kong, offers up a totally new vision of the relationship between China and Europe.
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Colonial American History: The Essential Story - By Robert Owens Purchase on Amazon | Purchase on CreateSpace This work is written for non-Historians, and is a handy easy-to-read condensed look at Early American History. It is composed of short chapters each of which is designed to be a stand-alone treatment of a segment of time. It is my hope that this…Read more Colonial American History: The Essential Story
Conflicts in Health Policy - Edited by Bonnie Stabile, Introduced by Randy S. Clemons & Mark K. McBeth When conflicts arise in health policy, the insights of policy scholars can contribute to crafting solutions to seemingly intractable problems. Beyond their mere technical attributes, health and medical policy issues require political acumen and policy knowledge to diagnose problems, inform debate, and devise…Read more Conflicts in Health Policy
Contests of Initiative: Countering China’s Gray Zone Strategy in the East and South China Seas - by Dr. Raymond Kuo Purchase China is engaged in a widespread assertion of sovereignty in the South and East China Seas. It employs a “gray zone” strategy: using coercive but sub-conventional military power to drive off challengers and prevent escalation, while simultaneously seizing territory and asserting maritime control. Contests of Initiative: Confronting China’s Gray Zone…Read more Contests of Initiative: Countering China’s Gray Zone Strategy in the East and South China Seas
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Criminology Confronts Cultural Change - Edited by Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon Is using the humanities and social sciences (psychology, sociology, law, etc.) to understand the crime, the criminal, the victim, criminality, and society’s reaction to crime a science? A crime is the unique combination of a perpetrator, a victim, and a set of circumstances. Its individual and quantitative analysis…Read more Criminology Confronts Cultural Change
Dante Redux: Trump’s Towering Inferno - Most of us have always assumed that Donald Trump and his cronies are going to Hell. But to which corners, and what torments? 700 years after Dante published his epic poem Inferno, Wayne Lavender has resurrected this storyline and placed Donald Trump and his enablers in their own Hell.
Del sexilio al matrimonio: Ciudadanía sexual en la era del consumo neoliberal - by Norma Mogrovejo Purchase Del estudio del sexilio a la crítica de la familia lésbica, Norma Mogrovejo sigue la pista sutil de la infiltración capitalista en la vida de las personas. Si el sexilio nos habla de la persecu-ción, la tortura, el sojuzgamiento de la disidencia sexual y sus dificultades para alcanzar una subjetivación, en…Read more Del sexilio al matrimonio: Ciudadanía sexual en la era del consumo neoliberal
Demand the Impossible: Essays in History as Activism - Born from the wave of activism that followed the inauguration of President Trump, Demand the Impossible asks scholars what they can do to help solve present-day crises. The twelve essays in this volume draw inspiration from present-day activists.
Dialogue in the Greco-Roman World - by Leslie Kelly, Ph.D. Purchase through Amazon This short book is designed to introduce students of ancient history to the genre known as “the dialogue.” This literary form went through periods of popularity and decline in ancient Greece and Rome but it was present from the classical period through late antiquity and carried over into…Read more Dialogue in the Greco-Roman World
Disaster Response: Medical and Health Policies - by Arnauld Nicogossian, Edited by Bonnie Stabile Purchase through Amazon Disaster Response offers research and insights from medical professionals and policy scholars to help improve interventions and reduce suffering when disasters occur, whether they result from natural or human made threats.
Donald J. Trump as U.S. President: “It’s all about me!” - by John Dixon, Assisted by Christina Dixon Purchase through Amazon This is a wide-ranging book that focus the man who is the 45th president of the United States of America—Donald J. Trump. Its premise is that Trump’s rhetoric and actions become more understandable, perhaps even more predictable, in the light of his personality and his…Read more Donald J. Trump as U.S. President: “It’s all about me!”
Donald J. Trump’s Presidency: International Perspectives - Editors: John Dixon and Max J. Skidmore Purchase through Amazon President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy rhetoric and actions become more understandable by reference to his personality traits, his worldview, and his view of the world. His campaign rhetoric catered to Americans comfortable with isolationism and certainly with no appetite for foreign military engagements. So, his…Read more Donald J. Trump’s Presidency: International Perspectives
Donald J. Trump, The 45th U.S. Presidency and Beyond: International Perspectives - The reality is that under Trump’s presidency, there was a gradual, but clearly perceptible, decline of American influence in regional and global arenas.
Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions - Edited by Chuck L. Manto and Stephanie A. Lokmer Purchase through Amazon Engaging Communities for High Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure provides transcripts of the 2015 InfraGard National EMP SIG™ (EMP SIG)™ sessions at the Dupont Summit and additional materials from the subsequent months. This includes reports from the federal government on the new National…Read more Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions
Engineering America: The Rise of the American Professional Class, 1838-1920 - by Edward Rhodes Purchase on Amazon | Purchase on CreateSpace In a single lifespan in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, America passed through an extraordinary economic and social transformation. Industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and westward expansion into the vast interior of the continent yielded the structural framework of the modern America we still recognize more than a century later.…Read more Engineering America: The Rise of the American Professional Class, 1838-1920
For Rulers: Priming Political Leaders for Saving Humanity from Itself - by Yehezkel Dror Purchase through Amazon In this striking book, Yehezkel Dror bravely goes where few authors dare, offering a big-picture view of the fateful choices facing the human species. He urges humankind to adopt unconventional survival and thriving strategies, including elevating the future of humanity above state interests, limiting the production and spread of dangerous…Read more For Rulers: Priming Political Leaders for Saving Humanity from Itself
Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944) - by Ljubinka Toseva Karpowicz Purchase through Amazon LJUBINKA TOŠEVA KARPOWICZ studied sociology and later political science at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Belgrade. She received her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Ljubljana in 1987. She worked as a researcher in various institutes in Yugoslavia and…Read more Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944)
Freemasonry: A French View - by Roger Dachez and Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon Perhaps one should speak not of Freemasonry but of Freemasonries in the plural. In each country Masonic historiography has developed uniqueness, but it is safe to say that one of the highest levels of scholarship has been in France. This book is a case in point, as…Read more Freemasonry: A French View
Frontline Diplomacy: A Memoir of a Foreign Service Officer in the Middle East - By William A. Rugh Purchase In short vignettes, this book describes how American diplomats working in the Middle East dealt with a variety of challenges over the last decades of the 20th century. The stories include: the Palestinian siege of the U.S. embassy in Damascus; the bombing of the embassy in Jidda; the delicate relationships…Read more Frontline Diplomacy: A Memoir of a Foreign Service Officer in the Middle East
Geopolitics of Outer Space: Global Security and Development - by Ilayda Aydin Purchase Civilization in the twenty-first century is characterized by its technological capacity, which is substantially realized through space technologies. A desire for increased security and rapid development is driving nation-states to engage in an intensifying competition for speed and superiority to better utilize the unique assets of space. This competition, however, is…Read more Geopolitics of Outer Space: Global Security and Development
Getting the Third Degree: Fraternalism, Freemasonry and History - Editors: Guillermo De Los Reyes and Paul Rich Purchase through Amazon Possibly the most international and diverse scholarly conference on fraternalism and freemasonry is the one held in Paris in the spring every two years at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and hosted by Westphalia Press and the Policy Studies Organization. Scholars come from around…Read more Getting the Third Degree: Fraternalism, Freemasonry and History
Grand Crosses of the Court of Honour: Concise Scottish Rite Biographical Dictionary - The Grand Crosses of the Court of Honour: Concise Scottish Rite Biographical Dictionary is a commemorative reference volume that provides a brief description about each Scottish Rite Brother awarded the highest honor bestowed by the Supreme Council, 33°.
Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities - Editors: George A. Kaplan, Ana V. Diez Roux, Carl P. Simon, and Sandro Galea No single factor—but a system of intertwined causes — explains why America’s health is poorer than the health of other wealthy countries and why health inequities persist despite our efforts. Teasing apart the relationships between these many causes to find solutions…Read more Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities
History of the Grand Orient of Italy - Emanuela Locci, Editor Purchase The initiative to write this volume comes from the need to fill a bibliographic gap: no book in Masonic literature upon the history of Italian Freemasonry has been edited in English up to now. Thus, it aims to cover this lack and to enter those scholars referring to the English idiom…Read more History of the Grand Orient of Italy
How Did I Get Here?: A Story of Interspecies Intimacies (In Nepalese Elephant Stables) - by Kim Idol Purchase Kim Idol is a writer/instructor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, partial to dogs, guns, rock-climbing and backpack traveling. She has been in love with Nepal since she first visited 8 years ago. She knew she loved the outdoors and that she would love the Himalayas, but she was unexpectedly charmed…Read more How Did I Get Here?: A Story of Interspecies Intimacies (In Nepalese Elephant Stables)
International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo - by Dr. Florian Qehaja Purchase through Amazon International or Local Ownership? contributes to the debate on the concept of local ownership in post-conflict settings, and discussions on international relations, peacebuilding, security and development studies. It utilizes extensive data collection, including public opinion surveys conducted throughout the country, in order to introduce the concept of local…Read more International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo
Issues in Maritime Cyber Security - Editors: Dr. Joe DiRenzo III, Dr. Nicole K. Drumhiller, Dr. Fred S. Roberts Purchase Free Chapter Download The world relies on maritime commerce to move exceptionally large portions of goods, services, and people. Collectively this effort comprises the Maritime Transportation System or MTS. A major component of this daunting multifaceted enterprise are cyber networks, and…Read more Issues in Maritime Cyber Security
It Can Happen Here: A Novel Look Backward - by Max J. Skidmore Purchase It Can Happen Here is set in the near future following the term of a rogue president. Its protagonist has kept a detailed journal of American politics of the period. He responds to numerous requests from family and friends for descriptive analyses of the 2020 elections and the resulting first…Read more It Can Happen Here: A Novel Look Backward
Kingsglaive’s Exploration of World War II, Cultural Trauma, and the Plight of Refugees: An Animated Film as Complex Narrative - by Amy M. Green Purchase Kingsglaive’s Exploration of World War II, Cultural Trauma, and the Plight of Refugees: An Animated Film as Complex Narrative posits that the 2016 film, tied narratively to the video game Final Fantasy XV, merits far more critical attention that it has received. Given that Kingsglaive is both CGI animated and…Read more Kingsglaive’s Exploration of World War II, Cultural Trauma, and the Plight of Refugees: An Animated Film as Complex Narrative
La Máquina Oscura - by D. G. Sutter Purchase through CreateSpace | Purchase through Amazon The ground rumbles. The humming beneath begins, a droning monotonous tune that will one day drive us mad. The machines rise and steal oxygen from the air, rotating at dangerous speeds and emitting lethal radiation. Upon the return home to the small village of Montejo de la…Read more La Máquina Oscura
Libertad y Paz: Una Existencia Problemática y Una Coexistencia Conflictiva - El conjunto de ensayos recogidos en el presente volumen versan sobre las doctrinas de algunos de los grandes pensadores, tanto antiguos como modernos, que han dejado una huella, en la mayoría de los casos indeleble, en la evolución de las ideas y prácticas políticas que han ido moldeando el devenir histórico del mundo occidental.
Los BRICS y el Discurso del Nacionalismo en el Siglo XXI - Edited by Myrna Rodriguez Anuez, Luis Ochoa Bilbao, and Marisa Pineau Purchase through Amazon En el siglo XXI el nacionalismo sigue latiendo con fuerza y se expresa de multiples formas ya sea en los sentimientos sociales aparentemente compartidos como en las retoricas literarias, las expresiones artisticas, el marketing turistico y en los proyectos politicos. Pero…Read more Los BRICS y el Discurso del Nacionalismo en el Siglo XXI
Managing Challenges for the Flint Water Crisis - Edited by Toyna E. Thornton, Andrew D. Williams, Katherine M. Simon, Jennifer F. Sklarew Purchase The field of emergency and crisis management covers countless natural and human-induced hazards as well high threats. Focusing events occur at every level of governance; however, it is at the local level in which the ‘rubber’ response efforts meets the…Read more Managing Challenges for the Flint Water Crisis
Masonic Myths and Legends - The papers presented here represent over twenty-five years of publications by S. Brent Morris. They explore his many questions about Freemasonry, usually dealing with origins of the Craft.
Mitigating High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: 2013 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions at the Dupont Summit - by Charles L. Manto Purchase on Amazon | Purchase through CreateSpace The Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) addresses any high-impact threat that could cause long-term nationwide collapse of critical infrastructure. These threats include EMP, extreme space weather, cyber attacks, coordinated physical attacks or widespread pandemics. The EMP SIG provides trusted communications and information for…Read more Mitigating High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: 2013 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions at the Dupont Summit
Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power - by Ion A. Iftimie Purchase through Amazon | Purchase through CreateSpace “Since the Cold War, Russia has been perceived as a broken nation that no longer represents a threat to the North Atlantic Alliance. This book emphasizes that Russia overcame this major vulnerability by developing the capacity to use unilateral economic sanctions in the form of…Read more Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power
Nonprofit Organizations and Disaster: Individual, Organizational and Network Approaches to Emergency Management - Disasters have become a more salient part of our life. Events ranging from terrorist attacks to major hurricanes to heatwaves can significantly disrupt our communities and place the most vulnerable among us at risk.
One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice - by Sanusri Bhattacharya Purchase through Amazon “Her father was a subject of the Netherlands, and her mother was a Japanese. He died when she was an infant, and in order to protect her from the dangers which beset a young girl of mixed blood in the East, her mother fled from Java with her when…Read more One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice
Ongoing Issues in Georgian Policy and Public Administration - Edited by Bonnie Stabile and Nino Ghonghadze Purchase through Amazon Thriving democracy and representative government depend upon a well functioning civil service, rich civic life and economic success. Georgia has been considered a top performer among countries in South Eastern Europe seeking to establish themselves in the post-Soviet era at the start of the 21st century.…Read more Ongoing Issues in Georgian Policy and Public Administration
Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945 - by Robert M. Young Purchase through Amazon Too often in war many of its campaigns are forgotten. One such forgotten campaign occurred in the Philippines during the last year of World War II. American Army units fought a bitter battle against dug-in, fanatical Japanese soldiers on the Philippine island of Luzon. It was a campaign…Read more Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945
Peacebuilding: A Personal Journey - Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama by David L. Phillips Purchase David L. Phillips is Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Phillips served as Foreign Affairs Expert and as Senior Adviser to the U.S. Department of State and as Senior Adviser to…Read more Peacebuilding: A Personal Journey
Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure - by Charles L. Manto and Stephanie Lokmer Purchase through Amazon The InfraGard National Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) was formed in July 2011 for the purpose of sharing information about catastrophic threats to our nation’s critical infrastructure. Those threats include extreme space weather, manmade EMP, cyber attacks, coordinated physical attacks and pandemics. The…Read more Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity - Edited by Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase through Amazon The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity, Volume II - Editors: Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase through Amazon The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and complexity…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity, Volume II
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume III - Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran, Editors Purchase The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and complexity are…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume III
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume IV - Editors: Dr. Liz Johnson , Dr. Joseph Cochran, Kristopher Heiser Purchase The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume IV
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume V - Editors: Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and complexity are…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume V
Post Arab Spring: Middle East Reviews - Edited by Mohammed M. Aman PhD and Mary Jo Aman MLIS Purchase through Amazon The book brings together reviews of books published between 2012 and 2015 about the Middle East and North Africa. The subject coverage spans the humanities, arts, and social sciences but excludes books on science and technology. Reviews are written by experts…Read more Post Arab Spring: Middle East Reviews
Poverty in America: Urban and Rural Inequality and Deprivation in the 21st Century - Max J. Skidmore Purchase through Amazon Poverty in America too often goes unnoticed, and disregarded. This perhaps results from America’s general level of prosperity along with a fairly widespread notion that conditions inevitably are better in the USA than elsewhere. Political rhetoric frequently enforces such an erroneous notion: “the poor live better in America than…Read more Poverty in America: Urban and Rural Inequality and Deprivation in the 21st Century
Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage - by Charles “Chuck” Manto, Earl Motzer PhD, James Terbush MD Purchase through Amazon A number of high-impact threats to critical infrastructure can result in a regional or nationwide months-long power outage, making it unlikely for timely outside help to arrive. Hospitals are encouraged to gain the capacity to make and store enough power on-site to…Read more Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage
Resistance: Reflections on Survival, Hope and Love - Resistance is a book of poems with photographs or a book of photographs with poems depending on your perspective.
Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus Google Docs - by Erik Bean Ed.D. Purchase through Amazon | Purchase on CreateSpace This is the Word AutoCorrect booklet you’ve been wanting! It’s the 21st century and teaching and technology have combined for a better student and faculty experience. Whether you’re a full-time professor, adjunct instructor for a dozen schools or one, Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus…Read more Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus Google Docs
Secrets & Lies in the United Kingdom: Analysis of Political Corruption - by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq Purchase through Amazon Secrets & Lies in the United Kingdom: Analysis of Political Corruption lifts the shroud of secrecy in the United Kingdom in relation to modern freemasonry in Scotland in the late-18th century, the ‘Stolen Generations’ in Australia from the early 1900s to the late 1970s, Enoch Powell’s motives for…Read more Secrets & Lies in the United Kingdom: Analysis of Political Corruption
Siren of the Heart - by Gad Ben-Meir Purchase Siren of the Heart is a selection of Ben-Meir’s poems written over the last twelve years celebrating his avid appreciation and colourful insight into love and friendship in all their manifestations, repercussions and, sometimes, conversion into hate or antipathy. His rhymes and free verse illuminate the breadth and depth of such…Read more Siren of the Heart
Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger - by Dr. Erik Bean and Emily Waszak Purchase through Amazon Your students are already using social networks. Why not take their lessons to where they spend much time? Social Media Writing Lesson Plans published by Westphalia Press imprint of the Policy Studies Organization, Washington, D.C. is geared towards secondary and higher education English and composition teachers…Read more Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger
Sources in Late Antiquity and Byzantium - by Leslie Kelly Purchase This book introduces the student of Late Antiquity and Byzantium to the types of sources they are most likely to encounter in their research, explaining how these genres work and how best to utilize them as sources for history. When attempting to draw on a letter, a legal text, a code…Read more Sources in Late Antiquity and Byzantium
Springfield: The Novel - by William Morris Purchase through Amazon “So why for God’s sake,” asked Mike Hanlin in his avuncular manner, “did Mary kill herself?” Hanlin, the seasoned ex-diplomat, perceptive but bewildered, finds himself stalking a dangerous unknown killer. The plot and setting are classically American with the pillars of the Catholic Church compromised and the establishment confused…Read more Springfield: The Novel
Stamped: An Anti-Travel Novel - by Kawika Guillermo Buy it in print | for Kindle Winner of the 2020 Association for Asian American Studies Book Award in Prose Award-Winning Finalist in the Fiction: Literary category of the 2019 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest Exasperated by the small-minded tyranny of his hometown, Skyler Faralan travels to Southeast Asia with…Read more Stamped: An Anti-Travel Novel
Storia del Grande Oriente d’Italia (Italian Edition) - by Emanuela Locci Purchase Questo volume è la traduzione italiana di un libro precedente nato con l’intento di colmare una lacuna bibliografica, infatti, fino alla sua pubblicazione non era presente nella letteratura massonica un libro che trattasse in maniera organica la storia della massoneria in Italia, scritto in inglese. Questo volume si proponeva di eliminare…Read more Storia del Grande Oriente d’Italia (Italian Edition)
The Athenian Year Primer: Attic Time-Reckoning and the Julian Calendar - by Christopher Planeaux Purchase Ancient Athenians typically used two or, at times, three separate calendars from the 6th to 1st Centuries BCE. Scholars have long known that all ancients followed the Moon, Sun, and Stars to organize their lives, but exactly how the Calendars of Ancient Athens functioned on a daily basis has remained a point…Read more The Athenian Year Primer: Attic Time-Reckoning and the Julian Calendar
The Death Penalty in the Caribbean: Perspectives from the Police - Editor, Wendell C. Wallace PhD Purchase through Amazon “The Death Penalty in the Caribbean is a novel, thought-provoking and timely contribution to the contentious debate of the Death Penalty in the Anglophone Caribbean. This book is directed at policy makers, law enforcement practitioners and scholars, and is a must read for students of criminology, international…Read more The Death Penalty in the Caribbean: Perspectives from the Police
The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective - by Dr. Norman S. Rose PhD Purchase through Amazon “The spiral is the pattern of all things in the universe that move and grow.” With those words, Dr. John Waskom would take his audience through time and space, through cosmos and microcosm, through human anatomy, and finally through the stages of our lives. And it…Read more The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective
The Forgotten Army: The American Eighth Army in the Southern Philippines 1945 - by Robert M. Young Purchase History has produced many famous armies. It has also produced several that few knew even existed. The American Eighth Army of World War II is one such force. They existed for only about 8 months yet saw action throughout the Southwest Pacific, specifically in the Philippines. Under the command of…Read more The Forgotten Army: The American Eighth Army in the Southern Philippines 1945
The Garden at Rose Brake: Garden Writings of Danske Dandridge - Collected and Introduced by Justin McHenry Purchase Caroline “Danske” Dandridge (1854-1914) was a prominent West Virginian poet and historian of her generation. In numerous articles published in the leading gardening magazines of the time, Dandridge brought readers to her country estate on the outskirts of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. A place she called Rose Brake. The Garden…Read more The Garden at Rose Brake: Garden Writings of Danske Dandridge
The Great Transformation: Scottish Freemasonry 1725-1810 - by Dr. Mark C. Wallace Purchase through Amazon Modern Freemasonry emerged in Britain after 1700 as a prominent fixture in both British communal and social life. It combined earlier stonemason customs and methods of organization with the popular passion for clubs and societies. Some mocked Masonic lodges and their rituals, but they were an accepted…Read more The Great Transformation: Scottish Freemasonry 1725-1810
The Hope for Perfect People Leaders: Positive Psychology Education to Lead our Future Health, Happiness and Success - by Dr. Lisa Miller Purchase The Hope for Perfect People Leaders provides a visionary strategic plan to educate and empower our future generations as luminaries of positive psychology. Leaders learn to dedicate themselves to the hope for higher humanism, while also producing prosperity through local and global altruistic reciprocity. Readers will find a multidisciplinary collaboration…Read more The Hope for Perfect People Leaders: Positive Psychology Education to Lead our Future Health, Happiness and Success
The Idea of Neoliberalism: The Emperor Has Threadbare Contemporary Clothes - by John Dixon Purchase through Amazon Neoliberalism, as a set of ideas, represents the 1970s rebirth—rebranding—of classical liberalism, which originated in the mid-eighteenth century Scottish Enlightenment. This book is about those ideas. It assembles an archetypal ideational construct of neoliberalism, so permitting the demarcation of its worldview, grounded in a set of framing assumptions (organizing…Read more The Idea of Neoliberalism: The Emperor Has Threadbare Contemporary Clothes
The Idea of the Digital University - Purchase through Amazon By Frank McClusky & Melanie Winter It is widely believed that college is not what it used to be. Politicians are calling for a full-scale overhaul of higher education. The public is losing its confidence in higher education. It is argued that American higher education is in crisis. The authors, who together…Read more The Idea of the Digital University
The Lord of the Desert: A Study of the Papers of the British Officer John B. Glubb in Jordan and Iraq - John Bajot Glubb, a British engineer officer, was sent to Iraq in 1920 to resolve the problems which erupted after the Iraqi revolt. He remained in the area for ten years, working with the Bedouins and learning fluent Arabic.
The Middle East: New Order or Disorder? - Edited by Mohammed A. Aman, Ph.D. and Mary Jo Aman, MLIS Purchase through Amazon This book brings together edited papers contributed to this volume by presenters at the most recent Middle East Dialogue (MED Conference held annually in Washington, DC, and sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), the Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES),…Read more The Middle East: New Order or Disorder?
The Politics of Fiscal Responsibility: A Comparative Perspective - As the OECD member nations emerged from the fiscal fall out in 2008, question about whether democratic countries can take pro-active leadership before a crisis forces their hand emerged. This book is a collection of country chapters detailing their austerity response to such an interconnected and punctuating event.
The Politics of Impeachment - Margaret Tseng, Editor Purchase Print Edition | Purchase Kindle Edition As changes in our political system have developed over the last two centuries, impeachment has grown even more political. The polarization of political parties, the power of interest groups and the expansion of suffrage has deeply impacted who we elect. Those elected officials, in turn, are responsible…Read more The Politics of Impeachment
The Public Administrator: Contenders, Contentions, and Tensions - by John Dixon Purchase through Amazon This book is the outcome of a 30-year intellectual odyssey. It focuses on the behavioral connotations of public sector reform. Its setting is the multi-pronged criticisms that have been made in recent decades of traditional hierarchical bureaucrats. Their critics have diverse reform agendas, but ultimately, they expect bureaucrats to…Read more The Public Administrator: Contenders, Contentions, and Tensions