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The Great Rebuildings Of Tudor And Stuart England: Revolutions In Architectural Taste

by Colin Platt

Rural England's Great Rebuilding of 1570-1640, first identified by W.G. Hoskins in 1953, has been vigorously debated ever since. Some critics have re-dated it on a regional basis. Still more have seen Great...


How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea

by Yung Chul Park & Hugh Patrick

This volume connects the evolving modern financial systems of China, Japan, and Korea to the development and growth of their economies through the first decade of the twenty-first century. It also identifies...


Canada in Sudan: War Without Borders

by Peter Pigott

To most of the world, Sudan means Darfur and the tragedy of atrocities and ethnic cleansing that has occurred there. Canada in Sudan introduces Canadians to this massive, troubled nation, telling the story from...


Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More Than 400 Infamous Attacks That Changed the Course of History

by Carl Sifakis

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the most comprehensive handbook on over 400 assassinations, attempts, and plots against political figures. The narrative entries detail history’s most turbulent moments, including...


The Secret War for the Middle East: The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations During World War II

by Youssef H., Aboul-Enein

It can be argued that the Middle East during the World War II has been regarded as that conflict’s most overlooked theater of operations. Though the threat of direct Axis invasion never materialized beyond...


The Lucky Few: The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk

by Jan K. Herman

As the Vietnam War reached its tragic climax in the last days of April 1975, a task force of U.S. Navy ships cruised off South Vietnam's coast. Their mission was to support the evacuation of American embassy...


They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story

by Ann Jones

A reporter’s firsthand, close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America’s unlucky soldiers.


Notebooks: 1960-1977

by Athol Fugard

"Fugard registers and captures the keen images that are the very stuff of vibrant theatre."--Time


The Best Gift: A Record of the Carnegie Libraries in Ontario

by Margaret Beckman, Stephen Langmead & John Black

This book is a vivid reminder of the early days of library development in Ontario. The beautiful buildings which still grace Ontario towns and villages, as illustrated, are a part of our provincial heritage....


Between France and New France: Life Aboard the Tall Sailing Ships

by Gilles Proulx

Between France and New France is an absorbing look at life abroad the sailing vessels which plied the North Atlantic during the French colonial era in North America.


Dundurn Vietnam War Library Bundle: Guerrilla Nation / Indochina Now and Then / Cross-Border Warriors

by Michael Maclear, George Fetherling & Fred Gaffen

The Vietnam War was a regional conflict that turned into an epic confrontation between democracy and collectivism, traumatizing the people of the nations that fought and leaving long-lasting physical damage...


Organized Crime in Southeast Europe

by Ekavi Athanassaopolou

In recent years, organized crime has become endemic in the countries of southeast Europe giving rise to an urgent debate on what needs to be done to fight it. This collection of essays contributes directly to...


Civil-Military Relations in Post-Communist Europe: Reviewing the Transition

by Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey & Anthony Forster

Fifteen years after the fall of communism, we are able to appraise the results of the multi-faceted postcommunist transition in Central and Eastern Europe with authority.  This volume specifically addresses...


The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain: A Bibliography of Criticism and Documentation

by Philip B. Thomason & Ceri Byrne

Previously published as a special issue of The Bulletin of Spanish Studies, The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain is the second in a series of research bibliographies on the Theatre in Spain.

Representing...


The Sahara: Past, Present and Future

by Jeremy Keenan

This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the 'historical' period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology,...


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...