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The Road to Wigan Pier

by George Orwell

A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that...


Berlin Embassy

by William Russell

Berlin Embassy is a non-fiction book written by American diplomat William Russell  which was first published in late 1940.

Russell, who worked at the American Embassy in Berlin, details his experiences of living...


Agent High Pockets

by Claire Phillips

Agent High Pockets is the autobiography of Claire 'High Pockets' Phillips, an American entertainer living in Manila in 1941 who becomes an angel of the underground when her husband is killed by the invading...


A Room of One´s Own

by Virginia Woolf

"A Room of One's Own" (1929) is a classic text of the feminist movement. It is an expanded treatment of issues that Woolf presented in two essays she read to audiences at women's colleges in 1928. While the...


Covert Investigation Fifth Edition

by Karen Harfield & Clive Harfield

Examining all the issues you need to consider when deploying investigative tools under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, Covert Investigation is a...


The Malay Dilemma Revisited

by M. Bakri Musa

The Malay Dilemma Revisited is a critical and balanced analysis of Malaysia's preferential race policy and its impact on the nation's delicate race dynamics and economy. Unlike America's affirmative action,...


Emergence of infectious diseases

by Serge Morand & Muriel Figuié

From SARS to avian influenza, Ebola virus and MERS-CoV, infectious diseases have received increasing attention in recent decades from scientists, risk managers, the media and the general public. What explains...


Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes

What makes a legitimate government? Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes is a foundational text of western civilization. The book features one of the earliest examples of social contract theory and is essential reading...


Utopia

by Thomas More

De Optimo Republicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia (translated On the Best State of a Republic and on the New Island of Utopia) or more simply Utopia is a 1516 book by Sir (Saint) Thomas More.

The book, written...


The Communist Manifesto

by Karl Marx And Friedrich Engels

The communist manifesto has been recognized as one of the most influential political manuscripts in the world. It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle (historical and present) and the problems...


Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes

Written during the turmoil of the English Civil War, Leviathan is an ambitious and highly original work of political philosophy. Claiming that man's essential nature is competitive and selfish, Hobbes formulates...


The Globalization Paradox

by Dani Rodrik

For a century, economists have driven forward the cause of globalization in financial institutions, labour markets, and trade. Yet there have been consistent warning signs that a global economy and free trade...


The Federalist Papers

by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Jay

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were published...


Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

by Jennifer M. Silva

What does it mean to grow up today as working-class young adults? How does the economic and social instability left in the wake of neoliberalism shape their identities, their understandings of the American Dream,...


Digital Universities V.1 (2014) - n. 1

by Katharine A. Bentham, Alessandra Briganti, Sonia Forconi & Paolo Francescone et al.

EDITORIAL Culture and cultures: the world’s thousands of versions compared to global modernization PEDAGOGY Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): education to change society? SCIENCE Massive Open Online Courses...


Is there a future for Carbon Capture and Storage in Poland?

by Michal Drabik

The climate is changing, the average temperature on Earth is rising, the EU is concerned and Poland is developing. Despite the fact that the country is trying to make up economically for lost time under Communism,...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers

by Idelisse Malavé & Esti Giordani

At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers,...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.