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Exterminators Of The Year Zero: Khmer Rouge Atrocities In Cambodia

by Stephen Barber

EXTERMINATORS?OF?THE?YEAR?ZERO focuses on the dictator Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge regime of revolutionary human erasure in Cambodia - an implosive, volatile genocide exacted within Pol Pot's own country, and...


Sadists Of The Rising Sun: Japanese War Atrocities in China And South-East Asia

by Stephen Barber

SADISTS?OF?THE?RISING?SUN focuses on the unique cruelty and capacity for slaughter displayed by Japan, from the beginning of the 1930s, with the origins of its atrocity-focused incursions into East Asia, until...


Gladiator: Orgy Of Death: The Unexpurgated Text

by Stephen Barber

Gladiatorial combat formed the seminal experience and spectacle of the Roman Empire, its regime of all-out bloodshed, mutilation and decapitation allowed the Empire to flourish with ever-more innovative slaughterhouse-spectacles...


Caligula: Divine Carnage: Atrocities of the Roman Emperors

by Stephen Barber & Jeremy Reed

Caligula: most notorious of the Roman Emperors, who seduced his own sister, installed a horse in the Roman Senate, turned his palace into a brothel, married a prostitute, tortured and killed hundreds of innocent...


Policing Notting Hill: Fifty Years of Turbulence

by Tony Moore & Lord Blair

Notting Hill is one of the most sought after locations in London. But its progress from 'ghetto' to gentrification spans half-a-century within which it was one of the most turbulent places in Britain-plagued...


Amin's Soldiers: A Caricature of Upper Prison

by John Pancras Orau

Following the fall of African dictator Idi Amin, remnants of his army were rounded-up and thrown in jail. John Pancras Orau, a member of Amin's Ugandan Air Force was one of these men. He saw first-hand the privations,...


Sir William Garrow: His Life, Times and Fight for Justice

by Richard Braby, John Hostettler & Geoffrey Robertson

A comprehensive account of lawyer William Garrow's life, career, family and connections. Sir William Garrow was born in Middlesex in 1760 and called to the Bar in 1783. He was the dominant figure at the Old...


Camp Colt to Desert Storm: The History of U.S. Armored Forces

by George F. Hofmann & Donn A. Starry

The tank revolutionized the battlefield in World War II. In the years since, additional technological developments--including nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles, computer assisted firing, and satellite navigation--have...


Historical Dictionary of Rwanda

by Aimable Twagilimana

Blessed with natural beauty and rich vegetation, Rwanda is often called the 'land of a thousand hills' (le pays des mille collines). A proud people, the Banyarwanda (Rwandans) possess a centric view of the world,...


Even More Notes From the Universe: Dancing Life's Dance

by Mike Dooley

The Universe -- our eternal partner -- returns for the third installment in the Notes from the Universe series, dispensing wisdom, humor, and insight into the truth about creating the future we desire. Even...


From the diaries and articles of K F Rustamji: The British, The Bandits and The Bordermen: From the diaries and articles of K F Rustamji

by P.V. Rajgopal

Rustamji's two articles in The Indian Express proved to be the catalyst and formed the basis for the first Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in India in 1979 and was responsible for the phenomenon of judicial...


From Selma to Montgomery to Freedom: The Long March to Freedom

by Barbara Harris Combs

On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody...


Consumerism in the Ancient World: Imports and Identity Construction

by Justin St. P. Walsh

Greek pottery was exported around the ancient world in vast quantities over a period of several centuries. This book focuses on the Greek pottery consumed by people in the western Mediterranean and trans-Alpine...


New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India: The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal S Films

by Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal's films, this book provides an understanding of India's post-independence...


Non-Linear Science and Warfare: Chaos, Complexity and the U.S. Military in the Information Age

by Sean T. Lawson

This book examines the United States military's use of concepts from non-linear science, such as chaos and complexity theory, in its efforts to theorise information-age warfare.

Over the past three decades,...


The Secret History of the United States: Conspiracies, Cobwebs and Lies

by Peter Kross

Everyone likes a good mystery, be it based in fact or fiction. The history of the United States is full of mysterious facts that are not taught in school, and most people don't know the untold stories surrounding...


The KGB Plays Chess: The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown

by Yuri Felshtinsky & Boris Gulko

The KGB Plays Chess is a unique book. For the first time it opens to us some of the most secret pages of the history of chess. The battles about which you will read in this book are not between chess masters...


On That Day, Everybody Ate: One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibility in Haiti

by Paul Farmer

Following her husband s untimely death, Margaret Trost visited Haiti to heal her broken heart through service. Struggling to make sense of the extreme poverty and touched by the warmth and resilience of those...


The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century

by Sulak Sivaraksa

The Wisdom of Sustainability continues E. F. Schumacher s groundbreaking work on Buddhist economics in Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. Emphasizing small-scale, indigenous, sustainable alternatives...


Kent State/May 4

by Scott L. Bills

The reverberations of the rifle shots that killed four students on May 4, 1970 echoed across the nation and beyond. Nowhere, perhaps, did they echo with more persistence and poignancy than at the place where...