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Certain Trumpets: The Nature of Leadership

Certain Trumpets: The Nature of Leadership

  • by Garry Wills
  • ISBN: 0684801388
  • ISBN-13: 9780684801384
An examination of leadership that analyzes modes of leadership to better understand society offers profiles of a variety of leaders, including Harriet Tubman, Napoleon, Ross Perot, and Martha Graham

Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet

Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet

  • by Sherry Turkle
  • ISBN: 0684833484
  • ISBN-13: 9780684833484
Life on the Screen traces a set of boundary negotiations, telling the story of the changing impact of the computer on our psychological lives and our evolving ideas about minds, bodies, and machines.

Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them: Lessons from the Life-Changing Science of Behavioral Economics

Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them: Lessons from the Life-Changing Science of Behavioral Economics

  • by Gary Belsky, Thomas Gilovich
  • ISBN: 1439163367
  • ISBN-13: 9781439163368
Filled with fresh insight; practical advice; and lively, illustrative anecdotes, this book gives you the tools you need to harness the powerful science of behavioral economics in any financial environment.

What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States

What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States

  • by James F. Simon
  • ISBN: 0684848716
  • ISBN-13: 9780684848716
A re-creation of the battle between a President and a Chief Justice reveals how John Marshall's view that a strong federal government and an independent judiciary provide the best protection for the Constitution and the people still exists ...

A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government

A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government

  • by Garry Wills
  • ISBN: 0684870266
  • ISBN-13: 9780684870267
The author blames American's long-standing mistrust of government on a misreading of history, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers.

 

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