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Command or Control?: Command, Training and Tactics in the British and German Armies, 1888-1918

by Dr Martin Samuels & Martin Samuels

This is a comparative study of the fighting systems of the British and German armies in The Great War. Taking issue with revisionist historians, Samuels argues that German success in battle can be explained...


Islam Exposed: Islam 101 and What It Means to America. Are We in Danger? Are Muslims a Real Threat to Our Freedom?

by Floyd C. McElveen & Greg Bilbo

This is an incredibly compact, informative book about the fundamentals of the Islamic faith, the truth about Islam and its deadly mission worldwide, with alarming eye-popping revelations concerning the real...


Sicurezza, Terrorismo e Società – 2/2015

by AA.VV.

Sicurezza, Terrorismo e Società (Security, Terrorism and Society) è una rivista scientifica online che intende promuovere una riflessione sui numerosi aspetti che caratterizzano la dimensione “sicurezza”...


UFOs and the National Security State: Chronology of a Coverup, 1941-1973

by Richard M. Dolan

Richard M. Dolan is a gifted historian whose study of U.S. Cold War strategy led him to the broader context of increased security measures and secrecy since World War II. One aspect of such government policies...


Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

by Melissa V. Harris-Perry

Jezebel's sexual lasciviousness, Mammy's devotion, and Sapphire's outspoken anger—these are among the most persistent stereotypes that black women encounter in contemporary American life. Hurtful and dishonest,...


Cyber Disobedience: Re://Presenting Online Anarchy

by Jeff Shantz & Jordon Tomblin

Few activities have captured the contemporary popular imagination as hacking and online activism, from Anonymous and beyond. Few political ideas have gained more notoriety recently than anarchism. Yet both remain...


The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

by David Horner

With unprecedented access to their hitherto sealed records, this is the first volume of a remarkable official history of ASIO - a revealing and authoritative account of the early years of Australia's national...


Inside British Intelligence: 100 Years of Mi5 and Mi6

by Gordon Thomas

100 years old in August 2009, this is a complete and up-to-date account of the two oldest and still the most powerful, secretive intelligence services in the world: MI5, the security service, and MI6, the secret...


Coercion, Cooperation, and Ethics in International Relations

by Richard Ned Lebow

This volume brings together the recent essays of Richard Ned Lebow, one of the leading scholars of international relations and US foreign policy.

Lebow's work has centred on the instrumental value of ethics...


Telling It Straight

by Marina Mahathir

An outspoken commentator on Malaysia's social and political affairs, Marina Mahathir takes on the issues, ideas and institutions of the day in her latest book, Telling it Straight. She highlights unpalatable...


The Favored Daughter

by Fawzia Koofi & Nadene Ghouri

The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she survived, and perseverance in the face of extreme hardship has...


With Liberty and Justice for Some

by Glenn Greenwald

From "the most important voice to have entered the political discourse in years" (Bill Moyers), a scathing critique of the two-tiered system of justice that has emerged in America

From the nation's beginnings,...


The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

by John J. Mearsheimer

"A superb book.…Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."—Barry R. Posen, The National Interest The updated edition of this classic treatise on...


The Struggle for Sovereignty 2 Vol PB Set

by Joyce Lee Malcolm

For much of Europe the seventeenth century was, as it has been termed, an "Age of Absolutism" in which single rulers held tremendous power. Yet the English in the same century succeeded in limiting the power...


From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation

by Gene Sharp

Twenty-one years ago, at a friend’s request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from...


Modern Military Strategy: An Introduction

by Elinor C. Sloan

This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies.

In the contemporary period there has...


Challenging Authoritarianism in Mexico: Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982

by Fernando Herrera Calderon & Adela Cedillo

The Cold War in Latin America spawned numerous authoritarian and military regimes in response to the ostensible threat of communism in the Western Hemisphere, and with that, a rigid national security doctrine...


Answering Jihad and Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus Collection

by Nabeel Qureshi

This collection includes 2 bestselling ebooks from award-winning author Nabeel Qureshi.

Answering Jihad

From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging,...


The Secrets of Station X

by Michael Smith

A melting pot of Oxbridge dons, maverick oddballs and more regular citizens worked night and day at Station X, as Bletchley Park was known, to derive intelligence information from German coded messages. Bear...


Political Systems of Highland Burma: A Study of Kachin Social Structure

by Edmund Ronald Leach

A study of social organization among people living in the Kachin Hills of Burma. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title....