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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics

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For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. They don't care…
The Spoils of War: Greed, Power, and the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents

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Why are America's most beloved presidents also our most dangerous? It's striking how many of the presidents Americans venerate-Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy, to name a few-oversaw some of the republic's…
Election Timing
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|April 9, 2009

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Most parliamentary systems have endogenous election timing, where the Prime Minister is free to call for elections when he or she thinks it's appropriate to do so. Despite the huge advantage one might expect this opportunity creates, Prime Ministers still lose…
How Are Babies Made
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|December 31, 1990

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-- Interactive guides answer many of the "how" and "why" questions young children have -- Fold-out flaps on every open page
Book Of Astronomy And Space
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|February 25, 2016

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A comprehensive overview of the universe, from our closest planetary neighbours to stars, galaxies and blank holes many millions of light years away from Earth.
Complete Book Of Drawing
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|July 27, 2010

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Flip Flap Body Book
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|October 1, 1998

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El manual del dictador: Por qué la mala conducta es casi siempre buena política

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¿Por qué muchos dirigentes que han arruinado a sus países se mantienen tanto tiempo en el poder? ¿Cómo puede ser que países ricos en recursos tengan a gran parte de la población en la pobreza? ¿Por qué las autocracias tienen unas políticas económicas tan…
The Logic of Political Survival
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|January 14, 2005

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The authors of this ambitious book address a fundamental political question: why are leaders who produce peace and prosperity turned out of office while those who preside over corruption, war, and misery endure? Considering this political puzzle, they also answer…
Life in the UK Test Study Guide: Digital edition: The essential study guide for the British…

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The digital edition of the leading independent series includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone…
Neurocomputational Models of Cognitive Development and Processing: Proceedings of the 14th Neural…

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This volume presents peer-reviewed versions of papers presented at the 14th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop (NCPW14), which took place in July 2014 at Lancaster University, UK. The workshop draws international attendees from the cutting edg