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Locating Asian Australian Cultures

by Tseen Khoo

Locating Asian Australian Cultures is a timely and challenging interdisciplinary compilation that sets a contemporary benchmark for Asian Australian studies and its future directions.

In the dynamic field of...


Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

by Michael Bhatia

Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media.

Names are not objective, they...


Homeland Security and Criminal Justice: Five Years After 9/11

by Everette B. Penn

No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than...


The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 1939: Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

by Penelope Kissoudi

The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from...


Politics and Pitfalls of Japan Ethnography: Reflexivity, Responsibility, and Anthropological Ethics

by Jennifer Robertson

Four anthropologists, Elise Edwards, Ann Elise Lewallen, Bridget Love and Tomomi Yamaguchi, draw on their fieldwork experiences in Japan to demonstrate collectively the inadequacy of both the Code of Ethics...


Assessing the Capitalist Peace

by Gerald Schneider & Nils Petter Gleditsch

Researchers have recently reinvigorated the idea that key features associated with a capitalist organization of the economy render nation states internally and externally more peaceful. According to this adage,...


The Cossacks and Other Stories

by Leo Tolstoy & David McDuff

Tolstoy's powerful semiautobiographical stories based on his time spent in the Russian army-the latest in our series of fresh new Tolstoy translations

In 1851, at the age of twenty-two, Tolstoy joined the Russian...


Gods, Heroes, and Philosophers

by Christopher Bonanos

Here are some of the reasons to be proud to be Greek:

• Alexander the Greet, greatest conqueror of them all

• Olympic games, past and present

• Olympia Dukakis, George Stephanopolous, and Yanni

• Birth...


Arguing Americanism: Franco Lobbyists, Roosevelt S Foreign Policy, and the Spanish Civil War

by Michael E. Chapman

"An unusually original book that challenges established assumptions and reveals the complexity of American reactions to the Spanish Civil War."-Stanley G. Payne, University of Wisconsin-Madison In 1938 the United...


Trilateralism and Beyond: Great Power Politics and the Korean Security Dilemma During and After the Cold War

by Robert A. Wampler

The fall of the Berlin Wall more than two decades ago brought an end to the Cold War for most of the world. But the legacy of that era remains unresolved on the divided Korean peninsula, which still presents...


Lost Sons of the Mediterranean Kefalonia, September 1943

by Pietro Giovanni Liuzzi

Based on the evidence of survivors and eye-witnesses, Colonel Liuzzi's book is a soldier's appraisal of one of the worst atrocities committed by the Wehrmacht in the European theatre of conflict in the Second...


The Life of Samuel Johnson

by James Boswell & David Womersley

The most complete edition ever published of the iconic Biography

WIDELY REGARDED as the finest literary biography ever published, James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and...


The Condition of the Working Class in England

A Short History of the World

by H.G. Wells

Of the more than one hundred books that H. G. Wells published in his lifetime, this is one of the most ambitious. Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of World War I, A Short History of the World...


The Diary of Lady Murasaki

Killing Hitler

by Roger Moorhouse

For the first time in one enthralling book, here is the incredible true story of the numerous attempts to assassinate Adolf Hitler and change the course of history.

Disraeli once declared that “assassination...


John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay: Communities and Connections in Puritan New England

by Kathryn N. Gray

The book is about John Eliot and his mission to Massachusetts Bay in the seventeenth century; it analyses the English-speaking and Algonquian–speaking communities which coalesced in the process of this missionary...


The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures

by Lee Stetson

Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir’s most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering...


We Were There: Revelations from the Dallas Doctors Who Attended to JFK on November 22, 1963

by Allen Childs

There are few days in American history so immortalized in public memory as November 22, 1963, the date of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Adding to the wealth of information about this tragic day...


Guinness: The Greatest Brewery on Earth--Its History, People, and Beer

by Tony Corcoran

There is no other company, industry, or premises more closely aligned—indeed almost synonymous—with its hometown than Guinness’s St. James’s Gate Brewery and the city of Dublin. From the company’s...