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The US NATO Debate: From Libya to Ukraine

by Magnus Petersson

Since the Libya War in 2011 it has been widely suggested that NATO's role in US security policy has diminished, because Washington gives Europe less and Asia more strategic priority (a tendency that is reinforced...


Song and Legend from the Middle Ages

by Macclintock

The aim of this little book is to give general readers some idea of the subject and spirit of European Continental literature in the later and culminating period of the Middle Ages—the eleventh, twelfth, and...


Anthropology

by R. R. Marett

In this chapter I propose to say something, firstly, about the ideal scope of anthropology; secondly, about its ideal limitations; and, thirdly and lastly, about its actual relations to existing studies. In...


Measuring the Master Race

by Jon Røyne Kyllingstad

The notion of a superior ‘Germanic’ or ‘Nordic’ race was a central theme in the ideology of the Nazis. But it was also a commonly accepted idea in the early twentieth century, and an actual scientific...


Feeding the City

by Sara Roncaglia

Every day in Mumbai 5,000 dabbawalas (literally translated as "those who carry boxes") distribute a staggering 200,000 home-cooked lunchboxes to the city’s workers and students. Giving employment and status...


Complexity, Security and Civil Society in East Asia

by Peter Hayes (Editor) & Kiho Yi (Editor)

Complexity, Security and Civil Society in East Asia offers the latest understanding of complex global problems including nuclear weapons, urban insecurity, energy, and climate change in the region. Detailed...


Democracy and Power

by Noam Chomsky & Jean Drèze
 (introduction)

Noam Chomsky visited India in 1996 and 2001 and spoke on a wide range of subjects, from democracy and corporate propaganda to the nature of the world order and the role of intellectuals in society. He captivated...


Cultural Heritage Ethics

by Constantine Sandis (editor)

Theory without practice is empty, practice without theory is blind, to adapt a phrase from Immanuel Kant. The sentiment could not be truer of cultural heritage ethics. This intra-disciplinary book bridges the...


Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class

Dan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family....


The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine - A Tale of Two Narratives

by Padraig O'Malley

A leading reconciliation expert argues that a two-state solution is no longer a viable path to create lasting peace in Israel and Palestine

Disputes over settlements, the right of return, the rise of Hamas, recognition...


Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference

by William MacAskill

Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the...


Criminal Man

by Gina Lombroso

On consulting my memory and the documents relating to my studies on this subject, I find that its two fundamental ideas—that, for instance, which claims as an essential point the study not of crime in the...


Anti-Party Parties in Germany and Italy

by Andrea De Petris & Thomas Poguntke

Populist, extremist or anti-system parties are not new in the European political scene. At various times in contemporary history, Europe has experienced the rise and development of political movements that have...


Social Origins and Primal Law

by James Jasper Atkinson Andrew Lang

The Family is the most ancient and the most sacred of human institutions; the least likely to be overthrown by revolutionary attacks. In epochs of change the Family naturally invites the attentions of impetuous...


Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition

by L. W. King

In these lectures an attempt is made, not so much to restate familiar facts, as to accommodate them to new and supplementary evidence which has been published in America since the outbreak of the war. But even...


Feminism and Sex-Extinction

by Arabella Kenealy

Feminism, the extremist—and of late years the predominant cult of the Woman's Movement, is Masculinism. It makes for such training and development in woman, of male characteristics, as shall equip her to compete...


The Handbook of Gangs

by Scott H. Decker & David C. Pyrooz

Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to...


Woman, Church & State

by Matilda Joslyn Gage

This work explains itself and is given to the world because it is needed. Tired of the obtuseness of Church and State; indignant at the injustice of both towards woman; at the wrongs inflicted upon one-half...


The Politics of Consolation: Memory and the Meaning of September 11

by Christina Simko

What meaning can be found in calamity and suffering? This question is in some sense perennial, reverberating through the canons of theology, philosophy, and literature. Today, The Politics of Consolation reveals,...


A Celtic Psaltery

by Alfred Perceval Graves

I have called this volume of verse a Celtic Psaltery because it mainly consists of close and free translations from Irish, Scotch Gaelic, and Welsh Poetry of a religious or serious character. The first half...