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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...


The A to Z of the Non-Aligned Movement and Third World

by Guy Arnold

Just what the Non-Aligned Movement and Third World sought_and at times achieved_is set forth in this unique reference work, with its over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, organizations,...


Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century

by Tony Judt

We have entered an age of forgetting. Our world, we insist, is unprecedented, wholly new. The past has nothing to teach us. Drawing provocative connections between a dazzling range of subjects, from Jewish intellectuals...


A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2002-07

by Gary Wetzel & Jim Laurier

In the early 1970s, the USAF, still fresh in the mire of the Vietnam War, began the search for a more effective aircraft to conduct the CAS mission. With aircraft losses climbing, the need for an aircraft that...


The New York Review Abroad: Fifty Years of International Reportage

by Robert B. Silvers & Ian Buruma

For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness...


Africa After Modernism: Transitions in Literature, Media, and Philosophy

by Michael Janis

Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to present identitarian...


The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind

by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer

Acclaim for the Bomb in My Garden

"This one book will tell you more about Iraq's quest for weapons of mass destruction than all U.S. intelligence on the subject. It is a fascinating and rare glimpse inside Saddam...


Black Earth: A Journey Through Russia After the Fall

by Andrew Meier

"That Black Earth is an extraordinary work is, for anyone who has known Russia, beyond question."-George Kennan"A compassionate glimpse into the extremes where the new Russia meets the old," writes Robert Legvold...


Fallujah Awakens: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda

by Bill Ardolino

The cradle of an insurgency that plunged Iraq into years of chaos and bloodshed, Fallujah conjures up images of the brutal house-to-house fighting that occurred during the 2004 U.S. invasion of the iconic city....


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau & Rob Semrau

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and its...


The Marines Take Anbar: The Four Year Fight Against al Qaeda

by Robert H. Shultz

“The Marines’ campaign to secure Anbar Province in Iraq will rank as one of the Corps’ historic battle achievements. Dick Shultz's brilliant account of that campaign is rich in lessons learned and examples...


Story of My People: On September 7, 2004, I sold my family's textile company

by Edoardo Nesi

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.

 

Starting from his family’s textile...


The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia

by James Fergusson

The first authoritative account of the Somali region, its history, and the Islamic extremists operating there today