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Amy Chua

Amy Chua is a John M. Duff, Jr. Professor at Yale Law School. Her most recent book, "Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations," deftly explores our innate affinity for tribalism, not only historically and in other cultures, but right here and right now. 

She is a noted expert in the fields of ethnic conflict and globalization and the author of the bestselling titles, "World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability," "Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance -- and Why They Fall," "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" and "The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America," co-written with Jed Rubenfeld. She lives in New Haven, Conn., with her husband and two daughters.

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Penguin Press
June 2019
ISBN 9780399562877
304 pages
$17.00, INSTOCK
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The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home Humans are tribal. More/less

Day of Empire
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
ISBN 9781400077410
396 pages
$16.95, INSTOCK
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A study of history's great hyperpowers--Persia, Rome, China, the Mongols, the British, and the United States--traces the reasons for their success and the roots of their ultimate fall, examining why multiculturalism and diversity became a liability as they triggered hatred, intolerance, conflict, and violence as it looks at the state of the American empire. More/less

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