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  • Versaillesby Peter Gill

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    In the drawing room of the Rawlinson's late Victorian villa in Kent, life as it was lived before the war is quietly resuming. The family's son, Leonard Rawlinson, is among the British delegation sent to Versailles to draw up the treaty that will come to define Europe, the Middle East and the rest of the world. With the ghost of a fallen loved... more...

  • Famine and Foreignersby Peter Gill

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers something of the events - if not the original TV pictures, then Band Aid and Live Aid, Geldof and Bono. Peter Gill was the first journalist to reach the epicentre of the famine and one of the... more...

  • Body Countby Peter Gill

    Profile 2006; US$ 12.78

    With 20 million dead and another 40 million infected, AIDS is the world's worst epidemic, but the catastrophe could have been prevented. This book shows how millions could have been saved and many millions more infections could have been prevented if the world had responded properly to the crisis. Peter Gill reveals how politicians and religious... more...

  • 42 - Douglas Adams' Amazingly Accurate Answer to Life, the Universe and Everythingby Peter Gill

    Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.34

    In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, author Douglas Adams famously proposed that the answer to the question "What is the meaning of Life?" was the number 42. Why that number? Over the years, many theories have been put forward, but Adams steadfastly refused to clarify. It has taken a dedicated fan and investigator, Peter Gill, ten years to establish... more...

  • A Provincial Lifeby Peter Gill

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 13.11

    Born into a bourgeois family, Misail determines to find a way to lead an honest life free from privilege. To his father's disapproval and bewilderment, he renounces his heritage and becomes a workman before moving to the country to manage the estate of the girl that he marries. Over the course of a long summer, his burning sense of injustice and deep... more...

  • Policing Politicsby Peter Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    Drawing on extensive foreign material and making use of the social science concepts of information, power and law, this book develops a framework for the comparative analysis of MI5 and police special branches. more...

  • Corporate Vision and Rapid Technological Changeby Jas Gill; Peter Swann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    This book examines the role of strategic visions of future technological development in the evolution of market structure. This perspective offers a novel way of resolving some of the puzzles that have arisen in understanding the effects of rapid technology change and market structure. Strategic visions are seen to play a central role in corporate... more...

  • Transnational Organised Crimeby Adam Edwards; Peter Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    Considers the origins of transnational organised crime, how it has been defined and measured, governments' policy responses and its place on the policy agendas of the UN and EU in the wake of the 'war on terror'. more...

  • Intelligence in an Insecure Worldby Peter Gill; Mark Phythian

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    Over a decade on from the terrorist attacks of 9/11, intelligence continues to be of central importance to the contemporary world. Today there is a growing awareness of the importance of intelligence, and an increasing investment in it, as individuals, groups, organizations and states all seek timely and actionable information in order to increase... more...

  • Intelligence Theoryby Peter Gill; Stephen Marrin; Mark Phythian

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This edited volume brings together a range of individuals who are centrally involved in the debate about the role and utility of theory in intelligence studies, and includes both classic essays and new articles that critically analyse key issues. more...