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Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond

by Shyam Bhatia

War reporters tend to have shorter lives than many others in the same profession of journalism, simply because they are exposed to more day-to-day risks in remote parts of the world where timely help is a prized...


A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas

by Ian Talbot

Noted historian Ian Talbot has written a new history of modern South Asia that considers the Indian Subcontinent in regional rather than in solely national terms. A leading expert on the Partition of 1947, Talbot...


Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World

by Miroslav Volf & Tony Blair

More than almost anything else, globalization and the great world religions are shaping our lives, affecting everything from the public policies of political leaders and the economic decisions of industry bosses...


An Argument Open to All: Reading "The Federalist" in the 21st Century

by Sanford Levinson

In An Argument Open to All, renowned legal scholar Sanford Levinson takes a novel approach to what is perhaps America's most famous political tract.  Rather than concern himself with the authors as historical...


Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

by Richard Cockett

Burma is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia and was once one of its richest. Under successive military regimes, however, the country eventually ended up as one of the poorest countries in Asia, a...


Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government

by David Brock

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times bestselling author and founder of Media Matters, David Brock takes readers on his daring and eye-opening odyssey through the maze of political trenches.

David Brock...


Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires: A New History of the Borderland

by David Isby

A startling history of modern Afghanistan: the story of a country caught in a vortex of terror. Veteran defense analyst and Afghanistan expert David Isby provides an insightful and meticulously researched look...


46 Miles: A Journey of Repatriation and Humbling Respect

by Jarra Brown

When Jarra Brown hears church bells he cannot fail to be reminded of the hundreds - 345 to be precise - of service personnel who passed through the beautiful rural Wiltshire countryside into Oxfordshire. These...


The War on Terror: post-9/11 television drama, docudrama and documentary

by Stephen Lacey & Derek Page

This book deals with significant televisual responses to the events of 9/11 and the subsequent 'war on terror', with a focus on programmes from the UK and USA.


Great Game East: India, China, and the Struggle for Asia's Most Volatile Frontier

by Bertil Lintner

Since the 1950s, China and India have been locked in a monumental battle for geopolitical supremacy. Chinese interest in the ethnic insurgencies in northeastern India, the still unresolved issue of the McMahon...


The Slogan

by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A selection from the admired history Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, the story of how one of feminism’s most popular slogans came to life.

 

In the opening paragraph of an obscure 1976 scholarly article...


Syria: A History of the Last Hundred Years

by John McHugo

The collapse of Syria into civil war over the past two years has spawned a regional crisis whose reverberations grow louder with each passing month. In this timely account, John McHugo seeks to contextualize...


Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class

by Scott Timberg

Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. We must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes...


Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate

by Shawn DuBravac & Gary Shapiro

A New York Times Bestseller!

Our world is about to change.

In Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Change the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate, Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of...


Failed Statebuilding: Intervention, the State, and the Dynamics of Peace Formation

by Oliver Richmond

Western struggles-and failures-to create functioning states in countries such as Iraq or Afghanistan have inspired questions about whether statebuilding projects are at all viable, or whether they make the lives...


Street of Thieves

by Mathias Énard & Charlotte Mandell

Finalist for the Prix Goncourt, Mathias Enard's coming-of-age novel takes place against the Arab Spring and Spain's financial collapse.


A History of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company, 1948--1989: How a Small, Landlocked Country Ran Maritime Business During the Cold War

by Lenka Krátká

This book offers a comprehensive history of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company (C. O. S.) from its beginning in the late 1940s until the fall of communism. Owned by the Czechoslovak state, C. O. S.'s activities...


The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier

by Hassan Abbas

In autumn 2001, U.S. and NATO troops were deployed to Afghanistan to unseat the Taliban rulers, repressive Islamic fundamentalists who had lent active support to Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda jihadists. The...


Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage, and Slavery

by Ana Lucia Araujo

This book is a transnational and comparative study examining the processes that led to the memorialization of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade in the second half of the twentieth century. Araujo explores...


Other People's Houses: How Decades of Bailouts, Captive Regulators, and Toxic Bankers Made Home Mortgages a Thrilling Business

by Jennifer S. Taub

In the wake of the financial meltdown in 2008, many claimed that it had been inevitable, that no one saw it coming, and that subprime borrowers were to blame. This accessible, thoroughly researched book is Jennifer...