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Outcasts of Empire

by Paul D. Barclay Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls” in modern Taiwan. Adopting micro- and macrohistorical perspectives, Paul D. Barclay argues...

War, Violence, and Population: Making the Body Count

by James A. Tyner & Chris Philo The Guilford Press (March 03, 2009)

Grounded in theory and research, this book offers a spatial perspective on how and why populations are regulated and disciplined by mass violence-and why these questions matter for scholars concerned about...

Essays in Anarchism and Religion

by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Anarchism and religion have historically had an uneasy relationship. Indeed, representatives of both sides have regularly insisted on the fundamental incompatibility of anarchist and religious ideas and practices....

Mirage of Police Reform

by Robert E. Worden University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

In the United States, the exercise of police authority—and the public’s trust that police authority is used properly—is a recurring concern. Contemporary prescriptions for police reform hold that the public...

The World Jewish Congress During the Holocaust

by Zohar Segev De Gruyter (January 30, 2018)

Drawing on hitherto neglected archival materials, Zohar Segev sheds new light on the policy of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) during the Holocaust. Contrary to popular belief, he can show that there was an...

Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort

by Chip Berlet & Matthew N. Lyons The Guilford Press (May 06, 2016)

Right-wing militias and other antigovernment organizations have received heightened public attention since the Oklahoma City bombing. While such groups are often portrayed as marginal extremists, the values...

The Garden Diary of Martha Turnbull, Mistress of Rosedown Plantation: A Poem

Marie Curie

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 30, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Marie Curie in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of Marie...

Framing the Mahabharata

by Saikat K Bose VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (May 01, 2018)

It all probably was a tale.However, serious research does identify some events, from about a thousand years before the Common Era, that qualify as the bases of the epic’s plot. Apparently, collective memory...

Buddhist Learning in South Asia

by Pintu Kumar Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

This interdisciplinary study is the first book to provide a complete survey of ?r? N?land? Mah?vih?ra from the perspective of its educational curricula as well as its religious influence. It provides detailed...

Look Back In Anger

by Harry Paterson Five Leaves Publications (January 23, 2015)

The scars left by the 1984/85 "Great Strike for Jobs" are still raw in Nottinghamshire, thirty years later. There, the majority of the National Union of Mineworkers did not support their union, working throughout...

Exploring Kyoto, Revised Edition

by Judith Clancy Stone Bridge Press (April 22, 2018)

UPDATED: This book will be updated with current information on transportation, internet use, new locations, and revised maps and trails to reflect modernization and changes.

AUTHORITATIVE: Author is a long-time...

CHARLEVOIX, A Tradition of Hospitality

50 Great Military Leaders of All Time

by Jann Tibbetts Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

Throughout history we have had leaders and followers. Naturally one cannot work without the other, but most if not all of the time, history remembers the leaders, the revolutionaries, erstwhile the followers...

Tools of War

by Syed Ramsey Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

Warfare of the early modern period is associated with the start of the widespread use of gunpowder and the development of suitable weapons to use the explosive, including artillery and handguns; for this reason...

Tools of War

by Syed Ramsey Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

The Medieval period of history was extremely violent. The quest for wealth and power was driven by the violent society of the European countries. Massive stone castles were built to act as power bases. Lands...

Baptism Under Fire

by Col Mandeep Singh VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (May 01, 2017)

The Second India Pakistan War of 1965 ended in a clear victory for India not only thwarted Pakistan’s designs of annexing Kashmir but annexed large tract of Pakistani territory and inflicted heavy damage on...

From Indus to Independence

by Dr. Sanu Kainikara VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (October 01, 2016)

This is the fourth volume in the Indian history series From Indus to Independence: A Trek through Indian History. Its title ‘The Onslaught of Islam’ is apt, since the book covers the initial period in which...

Soldier Mountaineer

by N Kumar & N N Bhatia VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (July 01, 2016)

In the annals of Indian Mountaineering Colonel Narinder Kumar, affectionately called ‘Bull’ by his friends due to his physical prowess, has played a highly significant role. Without him the history of Indian...

Strategic Ladakh

by Rajendra Nath VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (September 01, 2016)

This book is essentially an observation of Ladakh in the early nineteen fifties, after tracing its social evolution from ancient times. The author gives first hand account of his interactions with the local...

From Indus to Independence

by Dr. Sanu Kainikara VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (February 01, 2016)

This is the third volume in the Indian history series of books with the generic title, From Indus to Independence: A Trek Through Indian History. It takes up the narrative from the decline of Gupta power when...

From Indus to Independence

by Dr. Sanu Kainikara VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (February 01, 2016)

This is the second volume of the Indian history series, From Indus to Independence. This volume covers the period considered the Classical Age to around 600 A.D. It was during this period that the Imperial Gupta...

From Indus to Independence

by Dr. Sanu Kainikara VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (February 01, 2016)

This is the first volume in a series of books that covers Indian history from the earliest times to August 1947, when India achieved independence from foreign rule. This volume covers the prehistoric antecedents...

Re-Energising Indian Intelligence

by Manoj Shrivastava VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (April 08, 2013)

This book covers a vast canvas historically as regards Indian Intelligence, and gives an adequate insight into the functioning of the important intelligence agencies of the world. The author has analysed the...

India's Special Forces- History and Future of Special Forces

by P C Katoch & Saikat Datta VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (April 01, 2013)

Employment till now of our nascent Special Forces have been analyzed including whether our Special Forces have actually been employed or used as Special Forces or primarily used in counter insurgency operations...

Gorichen to Siachen

by D K Khanna Alpha Editions (February 01, 2017)

Far too many books have been written as to how India secured the Siachen glacier and won the close race against Pakistan by a margin of a couple of days. However; here is a narration with a difference; it is...

History of China's Military

by Dr. R K Sahay Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

The recorded military history of China extends from about 2200 BC to the present day. This history can be divided into the military history of China before 1911, when a revolution overthrew the imperial state,...

Tools of War

by Syed Ramsey Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

A weapon, arm, or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm to living beings, structures, or systems. Weapons are used to increase the efficacy and efficiency of activities such as crime,...

Tools of War

by Syed Ramsey Alpha Editions (September 01, 2016)

There are a wide range of ancient weapons from around the globe. Ancient weapons are often advancements on the earlier phase of weapons development, the primitive weapons man first created for hunting and warfare....

Boot, Hooves and Wheels

by Saikat K Bose VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (June 01, 2015)

The books title has an apparent misnomer—boots were not used in early armies, at least as apparent from temple sculptures which depict bare-bodied and barefooted soldiers. But is it likely to have been true?...

Art of Generalship

by Lt Gen K K Khanna (Retd) VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (January 01, 2015)

History has thrilling accounts of brilliant Generals leading small armies to defeat huge forces of their opponents. Better the Generalship, greater the victories. The Indian Army too has produced many great...

Understanding Cyber Warfare and Its Implications for Indian Armed Forces

by Col R K Tyagi VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (August 01, 2013)

The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with cyber warfare in general bringing out the unique characteristics of cyber space, the recent cyber attack on Estonia and the Stuxnet attack on Iranian Nuclear...

The Amazing Growth and Journey of UAV's and Ballastic Missile Defence Capabilities

by V K Saxena VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (September 01, 2013)

The book is a compilation of the various kinds of UAVs and BMD systems now available in the world. It also brings out their history and journey of development leading to the present day availability and future...

Territorial Army

by Lt Col H Katoch VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (August 01, 2013)

This book has been written with intent of echoing a fact that the defence of a nation is a right of every one of its citizens. It tries to apprise countrymen about the availability of an efficient and flexible...

Reorganising the Air Force for Future Operations

by A K Tiwari VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (April 01, 2012)

This is an era of exponential growth especially in technologies. Air Forces are the most technology intensive fighting arms. An ideal Air Force would constantly embrace and adopt new technologies to retain it's...

Postcolonial France

by Paul Silverstein Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

France is a bellwether for the postcolonial anxieties and populist politics emerging across the world today. This book explores the dynamics and dilemmas of the present moment of crisis and hope in France, through...

Faith and Resistance

by Sarah Marusek Pluto Press (May 20, 2018)

What kind of decolonial possibilities exist in today’s world? Exploring the rise of Shi'i activism in Lebanon and the Middle East, and drawing transnational parallels with other revolutionary religious struggles...

Painting the Town Red

by Bob Dent Pluto Press (March 20, 2018)

The intensely political cultural production that erupted during Hungary's short-lived Soviet Republic of 1919 encompassed music, art, literature, film and theatre. Painting the Town Red is the little-known history...

A Certain Amount of Madness

by Amber Murrey Pluto Press (March 20, 2018)

Thomas Sankara was one of Africa's most important anti-imperialist leaders of the late 20th Century. His declaration that fundamental socio-political change would require a 'certain amount of madness' drove...

The Last Earth

by Ramzy Baroud Pluto Press (February 20, 2018)

Spanning decades and encompassing war, mass exodus, epic migrations and the search for individual and collective identity, The Last Earth tells the story of modern Palestine through the memories of those who...

Burning Country - New Edition

by Robin Yassin-Kassab & Leila Al-Shami Pluto Press (February 20, 2018)

*Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2017*

In 2011, many Syrians took to the streets of Damascus to demand the overthrow of the government of Bashar al-Assad. Today, much of Syria has become a war zone...

Beyond the Vanguard

by Marian E. Schlotterbeck University of California Press (May 25, 2018)

For 1,000 days in the early 1970s, Chileans experienced revolution not as a dream but as daily life. Alongside Salvador Allende’s institutional project for a democratic transition to socialism, a multiplicity...

The Illusion of the Post-Colonial State

by W. Alade Fawole Lexington Books (June 01, 2018)

This book challenges the long-held conventional wisdom that Africa is a post-colonial society of sovereign nation-states despite the outward attributes of statehood: demarcated territories, permanent populations,...

Donald Trump and the Prospect for American Democracy

by Arthur Paulson Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This book goes beyond examining Donald Trump as a unique and controversial President to place his election in a historical and systematic perspective. It offers an analysis of the 2016 presidential nominations...

Stalin's Legacy in Romania

by Stefano Bottoni Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This study explores the little-known history of the Hungarian Autonomous Region (HAR), a Soviet-style territorial autonomy that was granted in Romania on Stalin’s personal advice to the Hungarian Székely...

No Particular Hurry

by Tony Lurcock CB Editions (May 15, 2015)

Selected passages from the accounts of nearly thirty travellers, together with Lurcock’s informed and entertaining commentary, chart the varied responses of British writers to the making of modern Finland...

Not So Barren or Uncultivated

by Tony Lurcock CB Editions (May 15, 2015)

Part anthology, part history, Not So Barren or Uncultivated brings to life these forgotten journeys and gives a picture of Finland at a time when it was little known to the outside world. It also presents the...

The Third Bank of the River

by Chris Feliciano Arnold Picador (June 05, 2018)

During the 2014 World Cup, an isolated Amazonian tribe emerged from the jungle on the misty border of Peru and Brazil, escaping massacre at the hands of illegal loggers. A year later, in the jungle capital of...

Women in Ancient China

by Bret Hinsch Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 14, 2018)

This pioneering book provides a comprehensive survey of ancient Chinese women’s history, covering thousands of years from the Neolithic era to China’s unification in 221 BCE. For each period—Neolithic,...

Street Without Joy

by Bernard B. Fall & Fredrik Logevall Stackpole Books (February 16, 2018)

First published in 1961 by Stackpole Books, Street without Joy is a classic of military history. Journalist and scholar Bernard Fall vividly captured the sights, sounds, and smells of the brutal— and politically...