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- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 17.99
Now with a new and up-to-date Introduction by the author, the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as ?brilliant and iconoclastic? (Los Angeles Times) The term ?blowback,? invented by the CIA, refers to the unintended results of American actions abroad. In this incisive and controversial book, Chalmers Johnson... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 17.95
Now available in two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume includes ample illustrations, a full complement of maps, a chronological table, extensive... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.62
The Allied assault on Normandy beaches was an almost flawless success, but it was to take three months of bitter fighting before the German defence of Normandy finally collapsed and Paris was liberated. In this masterly and highly individual account of that struggle, the reader is subjected to the gruelling ordeals confronted by the combatants... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 16.00
Freya Stark first journeyed to Iraq in 1927. Seven years after the establishment of the British Mandate, the modern state was in its infancy and worlds apart from the country it has since become. During her many years in Iraq, Freya Stark was witness to the rise and fall of the British involvement in the country as well as the early years of independence.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
The author, a travel journalist, was born and lives in Germany. This guides zeroes in on the Black Forest, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden and the rest of Baden-Wurttemberg - with the kind of inside detail that only a resident can provide. Baden-Württemberg is a favored holiday destination. Heidelberg with its majestic castle ruin is a must-see for most... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99
Lanzarote has a certain visual and geological appeal that is rare in the rest of the country. UNESCO has declared the whole island a Biosphere Reserve, within which is the fantastically captivating Parque Nacional de Timanfaya. In driving around the island, take note of the many structures designed by the late architect and island native César... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99
The nine lives in this selection include those of Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, and Alexander. Portraying virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, Plutarch explores with great insight the interplay of character and political action. This new translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1978; US$ 18.99
This condensed version of Lawrence Goodwyn's Democratic Promise, the highly-acclaimed study on American Populism which the Civil Liberties Review called "a brilliant, comprehensive study," offers new political language designed to provide a fresh means of assessing both democracy and authoritarianism today. more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 7.28
'A man who understands the true value of life ... he shows us that everything that lives is connected.' - Jane Urquhart. 'He writes charmingly with colour, fun and a flair few others have ever bettered.' - Sunday Tribune. Skelligs Sunset, a posthumous volume of work in English by Michael Kirby, is the final part in his trilogy of memoir, storytelling... more...