Best Sellers: Politics–Law, December 20, 2012

January 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Acemoglu, Daron
2012. ISBN 9780307719218. $30

2) I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy
Andrews, Lori
Free Press: Simon & Schuster
2012. ISBN 9781451650518. $26

3) The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Caro, Robert A.
Alfred A. Knopf
2012. ISBN 9780679405078. $35

4) The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Haidt, Jonathan
2012. ISBN 9780307377906. $28.95

5) The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism
Skocpol, Theda
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199832637. $24.95

6) Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions
Crews, Kenneth D.
American Library Association
2012. ISBN 9780838910924. $57

7) Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom
MacKinnon, Rebecca
Basic Books: Perseus
2012. ISBN 9780465024421. $26.99

8) The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age
Nussbaum, Martha C.
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674065901. $26.95

9) Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power
Coll, Steve
Penguin Group (USA)
2012. ISBN 9781594203350. $36

10) An Army of Lions: The Civil Rights Struggle Before the NAACP
Alexander, Shawn Leigh
University of Pennsylvania Press
2011. ISBN 9780812243758. $49.95

11) Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, from Eisenhower to the Tea Party
Kabaservice, Geoffrey
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199768400. $29.95

12) The Tea Party: Three Principles
Foley, Elizabeth Price
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9781107011359. $25

13) Dignity: Its History and Meaning
Rosen, Michael
Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674064430. $21.95

14) No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren
Olivas, Michael A.
New York University
2012. ISBN 9780814762448. $35

15) Thinking the Twentieth Century
Judt, Tony
Penguin Group (USA)
2012. ISBN 9781594203237. $36

16) WikiLeaks: News in the Networked Era
Beckett, Charlie
Polity Press
2012. ISBN 9780745659756. $64.95

17) How To Fix Copyright
Patry, William
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199760091. $21.95

18) It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism
Mann, Thomas E.
Basic Books: Perseus
2012. ISBN 9780465031337. $26

19) Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Preston, Andrew
Alfred A. Knopf
2012. ISBN 9781400043231. $37.50

20) Roosevelt’s Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War
Costigliola, Frank
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691121291. $35

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