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Salus Vienna Tua

by Henry Elliot Malden

splendid book this"Salus Vienna Tua", from the orginal work of British historian Henry Elliot Malden thet provides a detailed account of the intricate machinations between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans. Malden’s...


LUCKNOW 1857 - A terrible siege

by Julia Selina Inglis

Blood curdling account of the Seige of Lucknow in 1857 India. A fascinanting and shockingly testimony. This is the personal diary of Julia Selina Inglis, the wife of Major-General Sir John Eardley Inglis, who...


Encounters with Chinese Writers

by Annie Dillard

Bizarre encounters between Chinese and American writers


Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

by Tison Pugh

Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature examines distinguished classics of children's literature both old and new-including L. Frank Baum's Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little...


Language, Society and Power

by Annabelle Mooney & Jean Stilwell Peccei

The essential introductory text for students studying language, this book examines the ways in which language functions in a variety of social contexts: how it influences thought and how it varies according...


Knowledge and Identity

by Gabrielle Ivinson & Brian Davies

What in the digital era is knowledge? Who has knowledge and whose knowledge has value? Drawing on aspects of Bernstein's work that have attracted an international following for many years, the international...


An Intellectual History of Wartime Japan

by Shunsuke Tsurumi

When this book was published in Japanese in 1982 it was awarded the prestigious Jiro Osaragi Prize. It is an important contribution to the understanding of the mental and spiritual world of Japan just over two...


Community Policing

by Michael J Palmiotto

This textbook discusses the role of community-oriented policing, including the police image, public expectations, ethics in law enforcement, community wellness, civilian review boards, and what the community...


An Introduction to Mah?y?na Buddhism

by MERRY I WHITE & Susan Pollak

Although the divisions of non Mahayana Buddhist sects and philosophy described may be considered dated, Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism remains significant for its historical value in presenting Eastern religious...


The Darfur Conflict

by Osman Suliman

Although it is often simplified as an 'ethnic conflict' in popular media, the current crisis in Darfur can only be superficially defined across ethnic lines. This project diverges from previous studies by addressing...


Thoughts on Indian Discontents

by Edwyn Bevan

First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during...


Mao

by S. G. Breslin

A lucid analysis of Mao as revolutionary general, ideologist and astute political manipulator, this introduction to the life and career of Mao Zedong provides an excellent introduction to modern Chinese history...


Gandhi

by David Arnold

Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even...


Implementing Sustainability

by Caroline Miller

New Zealand's Resource Management Act was hailed as a radical new approach to planning; the first to attempt to put environmental concerns ahead of social and economic issues. This book examines the lessons...


Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

by Wolfgang Herbert

This is a detailed study of the extent to which an increased influx of foreign workers is a threat to law and order in the context of the data-generating process of police statistics and the media coverage of...


Improving Research through User Engagement

by Mark Rickinson & Judy Sebba

User engagement has become a key part of discussions about the nature and purpose of social science research. In this book the authors provide an authoritative overview of working with users at different stages...


Terrorism and the Olympics

by Anthony Richards & Peter Fussey

The book aims to outline the progress, problems and challenges of delivering a safe and secure Olympics in the context of the contemporary serious and enduring terrorist threat.


Democracy and Foreign Policy

by R Bassett

The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced...


The Gates Foundation and the Future of US "Public" Schools

by Philip E Kovacs

What are the implications when the educational policy and priority of public schools are concentrated in ways that foster de-unionization and teacher de-skilling while homogenizing school models and curriculum?...


Industry and Business in Japan

by Kazuo Sato

This volume analyzes Japan's industrial organization both from a historical perspective and by looking in details at specific industries such as iron, steel and the automotive industry. Big business, business...