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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
Robert Kaplan, bestselling author of Balkan Ghosts , offers up scrupulous, far-ranging insights on the world to come in a spirited, rousing, and provocative book that has earned a place at the top of the reading lists of the world's policy makers. The end of the Cold War has not ushered in the global peace and prosperity that many had anticipated.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
First time in paperback, with a new Introduction and final chapter World affairs expert and intrepid travel journalist Robert D. Kaplan braved the dangers of war-ravaged Afghanistan in the 1980s, living among the mujahidin?the ?soldiers of god??whose unwavering devotion to Islam fueled their mission to oust the formidable Soviet invaders. In Soldiers... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Robert D. Kaplan is one of our leading international journalists, someone who can explain the most complicated and volatile regions and show why they?re relevant to our world. In Surrender or Starve , Kaplan illuminates the fault lines in the Horn of Africa, which is emerging as a crucial region for America?s ongoing war on terrorism. Reporting... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 19.54
The US spends more per capita on health care than any other country, yet it ranks last among comparison nations on the major health indicators. Here, Kaplan analyzes what can be done to turn this situation around and provides useful advice to policymakers. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.15
On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change. In this pivotal examination of the countries known as ?Monsoon... more...
- Free Press 1995; US$ 18.00
A tight-knit group closely linked by intermarriage as well as class and old school ties, the ?Arabists? were men and women who spent much of their lives living and working in the Arab world as diplomats, military attaches, intelligence agents, scholar-adventurers, and teachers. As such, the Arabists exerted considerable influence both as career diplomats... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 29.99
From da Vinci to van Gogh, Hitler to Howard Hughes, this is a fascinating investigation into how brain diseases and conditions like epilepsy, syphilis, schizophrenia and tumours have made their sufferers both famous and infamous and have in fact altered the course of history. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09
It is easy to be wary of mathematics - but as this book shows, drawing on science, literature and philosophy, its patterns are evrywhere. In witty and eloquent prose, Robert and Ellen Kaplan take mathematics back to its estranged audience, bringing understanding and clarity to a traditionally difficult subject, and revealing the beauty behind the equations.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.65
?The side that knows when to fight and when not will take the victory. There are roadways not to be traveled, armies not to be attacked, walled cities not to be assaulted.? ?Sun-Tzu We live in dangerous times, when a new kind of leadership is required. Visionary and ruthlessly strategic, Warrior Politics extracts the best of the... more...