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  • From Our Own Correspondentby Tony Grant

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    The flagship Radio 4 programme From Our Own Correspondent gives Britain's most celebrated reporters the chance to describe much more than they can in a normal report: context, history and characters encountered en route. And for the fiftieth anniversary of the programme Profile collected together the programme's best pieces. From Our Own Correspondent... more...

  • The Marshall Planby Michael J. Hogan

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 43.00

    Hogan shows how The Marshall Plan was more than an effort to put American aid behind the economic reconstruction of Europe. more...

  • Empires at Warby Francis Pike

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 31.00

    Asia - with four billion people, almost two-thirds of the world?s population, a huge landmass and the fastest-growing economies - has in the past decade transformed the geopolitical global balance. Empires at War gives a dramatic narrative account of how this ?Modern Asia? came into being. Taking the bombing of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945 as its starting... more...

  • Investments into the Futureby Gerhard Schroder

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 19.50

    This book contains the text of the Singapore Lecture delivered by Gerhard Schroder on 13 May 2003.... more...

  • Iron Ladyby Stephen Blake; Andrew John

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Published to coincide with the UK release of the film The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. Reveals the private woman behind the leader once dubbed the 'Iron Lady', and offers a valuable insight into the mind of one of the most successful and influential politicians of all time. more...

  • The Politics of Recessionby Maurice Mullard

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely, interdisciplinary book utilizes the tools of politics, economics and social policy to explore the recent global financial crisis, which, the author argues, irrefutably confirmed the absence of a public interest perspective in policy making. Maurice Mullard points out that recessions are not collective shared experiences. Recessions create... more...

  • Das Jahr 1968 ? Ereignis, Symbol, Chiffreby Oliver Rathkolb; Friedrich Stadler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 40.75

    Das Jahr 1968 bleibt Gegenstand öffentlicher Debatten und der zeitgeschichtlichen Historiografie zwischen Mythos-Pflege und kritischer Rekonstruktion. Diese Historiografie hat den Anspruch, die 68er-Generation und legitimatorische Strategien pro und contra 1968er-Bewegung aus gegenwärtiger Sicht zu deuten. 1968 steht international als Symbol für eine... more...

  • How the Cold War Endedby John Prados

    Potomac Books Inc. 2010; US$ 24.95

    Examines the debates surrounding the end of the Cold War more...

  • The New Muslim Brotherhood in the Westby Lorenzo Vidino

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    In both Europe and North America, organizations tracing their origins back to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist movements have rapidly evolved into multifunctional, richly funded organizations. They now compete to become the major representatives of Western Muslim communities and government interlocutors. Some analysts and policy makers see... more...

  • The Other Cold Warby Heonik Kwon

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    In this conceptually bold project, Heonik Kwon uses anthropology to interrogate the cold war's cultural and historical narratives. Adopting a truly panoramic view of local politics and international events, he challenges the notion that the cold war was a global struggle fought uniformly around the world and that the end of the war marked a radical,... more...