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European Border Regions in Comparison: Overcoming Nationalistic Aspects or Re-Nationalization?

by Katarzyna Stoklosa & Gerhard Besier

Borders exist in almost every sphere of life. Initially, borders were established in connection with kingdoms, regions, towns, villages and cities. With nation-building, they became important as a line separating...


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...


Access to History: Italy: The Rise of Fascism 1915-1945: Third edition

by Mark Robson

The new editions of Access to History combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam...


Peddling Peril: How the Secret Nuclear Trade Arms America's Enemie

by David Albright

“THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.” —ALBERT EINSTEIN

With the revelation of Iran’s secret uranium...


Japan in Transformation, 1945-2010

by Jeff Kingston

Since 1945, Japan has successfully reinvented itself, rising from the ashes of defeat to become a peaceful and prosperous nation. It is seen as an inspiration for other developing nations and contributes significantly...


Souls of the Sea

by Damien Tiernan

In January 2007, within the space of only six days, three large fishing boats - the Pere Charles, the Honey Dew II and the Renegade - capsized and sank off the south east coast of Ireland. There were eleven...


Patriot's History® of the Modern World, Vol. II: From the Cold War to the Age of Entitlement, 1945-2012

by Larry Schweikart & Dave Dougherty

The bestselling historians turn their focus to America’s role in the world since the end of World War II

 

Schweikart, author of the number one New York Times bestseller A Patriot’s History of the United...


101 Interesting Facts on London: Learn about the Capital City of England

by Kevin Snelgrove

Do you love London? Were you born there or do you commute to the city for work? Maybe are you one of the millions of tourists who flock to the UK's capital city every year? Whatever your reason for visiting,...


Getting Away with Murder: Benazir Bhutto's Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan

by Heraldo Muñoz

By the lead commissioner of the UN investigation, an authoritative account of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. On December 27, 2007, a suicide bomber killed Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan....


Contemporary Africa's Growth and Development: Issues, Paradox and Solutions

by Agyemang Attah-Poku

This book examines the various factors that have influenced the growth and development process of contemporary Africa. This volume comes up with comprehensive and detailed suggestions and recommendations to...


Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East

by Robin Wright

The transformation of the Middle East is an issue that will absorb-and challenge-the world for generations to come; Dreams and Shadows is the book to read to understand the sweeping political and cultural changes...


The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

by Sarah Chayes

As a former star reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes developed a devoted listenership for her on-site reports on conflicts around the world. In The Punishment of Virtue, she reveals the misguided U.S. policy in Afghanistan...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca

Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish...


The Sack of Rome: Media + Money + Celebrity = Power = Silvio Berlusconi

by Alexander Stille

Award-winning author Alexander Stille has been called ?one of the best English-language writers on Italy? by the New York Times Book Review, and in The Sack of Rome he sets out to answer the question: What happens...


God Is Back: How the Global Revival of Faith Is Changing the World

by John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge

A landmark examination of the resurgence of faith around the globe

The Editor in Chief of The Economist and its Lexington columnist show how the global rise of religion will dramatically impact our century...


Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present

by Jeff Sahadeo & Russell Zanca

For its citizens, contemporary Central Asia is a land of great promise and peril. While the end of Soviet rule has opened new opportunities for social mobility and cultural expression, political and economic...


The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars

by Patrick Hennessey

Hailed as a classic of war writing in the U.K., The Junior Officers' Reading Club is a revelatory first-hand account of a young enlistee's profound coming of age. Attempting to stave off the tedium and pressures...


We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

by Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & Mike McGuire

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.


Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved ¿ And Why It Won't Happen

by David Marsh

In this short, fiercely argued book, David Marsh explains how five years of continuous crisis management not only have failed to resolve the EurozoneÆs problems but have actually made things worse. While austerity-wracked...


Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice

by Sylvia Hood Washington, Heather Goodall & Paul Rosier

This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography...