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The Law and the Prophets: Black Consciousness in South Africa, 1968-1977

by Daniel R. Magaziner Ohio University Press (August 15, 2010)

"No nation can win a battle without faith," Steve Biko wrote, and as Daniel R. Magaziner demonstrates in The Law and the Prophets, the combination of ideological and theological exploration proved a potent force....


Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China

by Blaine Kaltman Ohio University Press (July 31, 2014)

The Turkic Muslims known as the Uighur have long faced social and economic disadvantages in China because of their minority status. Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China...


Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation

by Margaret Cain McCarthy & Mary Ann Zollmann UPA (September 24, 2014)

Power of Sisterhood serves as an historical record of the Apostolic Visitation initiated by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. This book delves into...


The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson New Society Publishers (March 31, 2014)

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


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

by Randall Doyle Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

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...


City in the Sky

by James Glanz & Eric Lipton Henry Holt and Co. (January 21, 2014)

The definitive biography of the iconic skyscrapers and the ambitions that shaped them--from their dizzying rise to their unforgettable fall

More than a year after the nation began mourning the lives lost in the...


Peddling Peril

by David Albright Free Press (March 16, 2010)

“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...


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

by Agyemang Attah-Poku UPA (December 14, 2012)

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...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (September 24, 2013)

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...


Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present

by Jeff Sahadeo & Russell Zanca Indiana University Press (June 21, 2007)

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...


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

by Mike McGuire, Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & David Graeber AK Press (October 23, 2012)

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


Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice

by Heather Goodall, Sylvia Hood Washington, Paul Rosier & Martin Melosi et al. Lexington Books (March 07, 2006)

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

by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer Wiley (May 02, 2008)

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...


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau HarperCollins Publishers (May 28, 2013)

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...


The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

by Dany Laferrière, David Homel & Michaëlle Jean Arsenal Pulp Press (December 07, 2012)

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.


The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

by Kim Ghattas Henry Holt and Co. (March 05, 2013)

The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective and her quest to understand America's place in the world

In November 2008, Hillary...


Twilight's Last Gleaming: American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World

by Edmund Clingan Lexington Books (December 13, 2012)

In Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Edmund Clingan uses economic measurements to establish measures of political and military power. Clingan examines the changes in these measurements over the last two hundred years...


Power Systems

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian Henry Holt and Co. (January 08, 2013)

A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkers

In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky...


Encountering America

by Jessica Grogan Harper Perennial (December 26, 2012)

A dramatic narrative history of the psychological movement that reshaped American culture

The expectation that our careers and personal lives should be expressions of our authentic selves, the belief that our...


Squandered Victory

by Larry Diamond Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2007)

America's leading expert on democracy delivers the first insider's account of the U.S. occupation of Iraq-a sobering and critical assessment of America's effort to implant democracy

In the fall of 2003, Stanford...


SEAL Target Geronimo

by Chuck Pfarrer St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2011)

The true story of the killing of bin Laden by author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Chuck Pfarrer

On May 2, 2011, at 1:03 a.m. a satellite uplink was sent from Pakistan crackling into the situation room of the White...


The Other Eighties

by Bradford Martin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 01, 2011)

In this engaging new book, Bradford Martin illuminates a different 1980s than many remember—one whose history has been buried under the celebratory narrative of conservative ascendancy. Ronald Reagan looms...


There Is No Freedom Without Bread!

by Constantine Pleshakov Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 27, 2009)

The conventional story of the end of the cold war focuses on the geopolitical power struggle between the United States and the USSR: Ronald Reagan waged an aggressive campaign against communism, outspent the...


Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet

by Michael Klare Henry Holt and Co. (April 15, 2008)

From the author of the now-classic Resource Wars, an indispensable account of how the world's diminishing sources of energy are radically changing the international balance of power

Recently, an unprecedented...


A Little War That Shook the World

by Ronald Asmus St. Martin's Press (January 19, 2010)

The brief war between Russia and Georgia in August 2008 seemed to many like an unexpected shot out of the blue that was gone as quickly as it came. Former Assistant Deputy Secretary of State Ronald Asmus contends...


20:21 Vision

by Bill Emmott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 07, 2003)

The Editor in Chief of The Economist illuminates what global issues mattered in the last century--and how the ways in which we deal with them will shape our lives in the next

The attacks on September 11th, 2001,...


In a Time of War

by Bill Murphy, Jr. Henry Holt and Co. (September 16, 2008)

The dramatic story of West Point's class of 2002, the first in a generation to graduate during wartime

They came to West Point in a time of peace, but soon after the start of their senior year, their lives were...


Is This Your First War?: Travels Through the Post-9/11 Islamic World

by Michael Petrou Dundurn (September 10, 2012)

Premier foreign correspondent Michael Petrou treks through the Middle East and Central Asia, from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Syria and Egypt, and bring backs blistering stories of turmoil and the people who...


The Time Has Come: Ger McDonnell – His Life & His Death on K2

by Damien O'Brien The Collins Press (March 05, 2012)

K2 is one of the world’s most difficult and unpredictable mountains. At 8,611 metres/28,251 feet, the world’s second tallest mountain is regarded by most climbers as the ultimate achievement in mountaineering....


The South African Mosaic II

by Nomazengele A. Mangaliso Hamilton Books (March 23, 2018)

The book revisits a study conducted in 1994 on subjects defined as historically disadvantaged by the apartheid regime. However, despite the ravages of that regime, these individuals had succeeded and gotten...


Class of Hope and Change

by Deji Komolafe OverPond Media (January 12, 2018)

Reclaiming their time. Sharing their lives. Speaking their truth.

Millennials, the young people who entered adulthood during the first 18 years of the 21st century, have come of age during one of the most dramatic...


Global Discontents

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian Henry Holt and Co. (December 05, 2017)

In a compelling new set of interviews, Noam Chomsky identifies the “dry kindling” of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.

In wide-ranging discussions with David Barsamian, his longtime...


In America

by Caitríona Perry Gill Books (October 27, 2017)

As RTÉ’s Washington correspondent, Caitríona Perry has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as the world tries to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump’s...


A History of County Wexford

by Nicholas Furlong Gill Books (October 23, 2003)

Brimming with vitality and information, Nicholas Furlong’s comprehensive A History of County Wexford is an indispensable guide to Wexford’s history, culture and people. Furlong starts with Wexford’s first...


A History of County Galway

by Peadar O'Dowd Gill Books (October 05, 2004)

Peadar O’Dowd’s A History of County Galway is an enjoyable, accessible and informative study of Galway’s history. A comprehensive book that begins with Galway’s geological formation, O’Dowd’s study...


The Guarding of Ireland – The Garda Síochána and the Irish State 1960–2014

by Conor Brady Gill Books (September 26, 2014)

A very timely analysis of the Garda Síochána, the Irish police force, as it navigates one of the most difficult years since its foundation.

It is a story marked by success and failure, by attempted reform and...


Hidden Interests in Credit and Finance

by James B. Greenberg & Thomas K. Park Lexington Books (September 20, 2017)

In this book, James B. Greenberg and Thomas K. Park take an anthropological approach to the economic history of the past one thousand years and define credit as a potentially transformative force involving inequalties,...


Echo in Ramadi

by Scott A. Huesing & Major General James Livingston Regnery History (February 20, 2018)

"In war, destruction is everywhere. It eats everything around you. Sometimes it eats at you." —Major Scott Huesing, Echo Company Commander

For ten brutal months, from the winter of 2006 through the spring of...


I Really Didn’t Want to Become a Doctor

by Howie C. Wolf Hamilton Books (August 08, 2017)

This book traces memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he observed his family doctor father while growing up. To spend so many years in school—only to have meals, sleep,...


The Power of Inaction

by Cornelia Woll Cornell University Press (April 17, 2014)

Bank bailouts in the aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the Great Recession brought into sharp relief the power that the global financial sector holds over national politics, and provoked...


The Living History of Pakistan (2011 - 2016): Volume III

by Inam R. Sehri Grosvenor House Publishing (April 13, 2017)

Karachi, a mega city of about 25 million now, has been burning since two decades in spreading blaze of target killings, extortion, organised robberies, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian blasts and massive corruption...


On Europe

by Margaret Thatcher William Collins (May 18, 2017)

First published in her pioneering treatise Statecraft, the opinions and projections of the former Prime Minister on Europe remain potent and resoundingly prophetic.

Margaret Thatcher foresaw the European Union...


Five Plays

by Michael Weller Theatre Communications Group (December 01, 1997)

“It’s hard to think of a writer who knows his generation better than Michael Weller.” —Frank Rich, New York Times Michael Weller’s early work chronicled American culture as it was taken apart and reformed...


The Making of an Elder Culture

by Theodore Roszak New Society Publishers (September 01, 2009)

"It is a brilliant and highly original thesis. I commend Roszak for writing the book." - Tom Pochari, World Affairs Monthly

"...sense of optimisim that comes out in this book, where Roszak champions the possibility...


Dumbing Us Down

by John Taylor Gatto & Thomas Moore New Society Publishers (February 01, 2002)

With over 70,000 copies of the first edition in print, this radical treatise on public education has been a New Society Publishers’ bestseller for 10 years! Thirty years in New York City’s public schools...


Between Barack and a Hard Place

by Tim Wise City Lights Publishers (February 01, 2009)

Race is, and always has been, an explosive issue in the United States. In this timely new book, Tim Wise explores how Barack Obama’s emergence as a political force is taking the race debate to new levels....


The Trial of Pope Benedict

by Daniel Gawthrop Arsenal Pulp Press (May 31, 2013)

In this persuasive new book, Daniel Gawthrop examines how Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) systematically steered the Catholic Church to the far right, and what his shocking resignation means for the Church...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & Professor Ralph Schroeder UCL Press (March 06, 2017)

The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...


People Who Made Sure You Could Grow up to Vote! | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Aren’t you a lucky child? A long time ago, the right to suffrage was only granted to certain members of the society. These days, everyone can vote. The question now is who should you vote? You will find that...