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- Random House 2014; US$ 15.50
** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015 ** We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year history. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing into the Anthropocene ? the Age of Humans. Gaia Vince decided... more...
- Hard Shell Word Factory 2004; US$ 5.50
The Intruder Bulletins is the book that started it all on the subject of human cloning, organ theft, pharmaceutical fascism, stem cell research, etc.This provocative volume covers every aspect of human culture touched by advanced technology. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
At the beginning of the third millennium, underdevelopment and poverty continue to remain critical problems on a global scale. The purpose of this volume is to explore the various ways in which the institutions of the global economy might rise to the challenges posed by the twin goals of increasing the pace of global development and alleviating poverty. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00
Starting from the late 18th century, this illustrated book tells the history of rifled weapons and ammunition for military use. It shows how faster-loading, more accurate rifles changed the battlefield. It also provides instances where decision makers chose to issue rifles ill suited for the task at hand when better options were available. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 13.95
At the age of seventeen, Lewis Alsamari was conscripted into Saddam Hussein?s army. The training was brutal, with discipline enforced by regular beatings, and desertion punishable by mutilation or imprisonment. Somehow Lewis made it through and, thanks in part to his fluent English, was soon offered a post in Iraqi military intelligence. The job would... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 19.00
How a privileged son of Newfoundland became one of the world?s most efficient marijuana traffickers ? and then gave it all up. An intriguing ad ran in the Employment Wanted section of a Toronto newspaper in February 2001: FORMER MARIJUANA SMUGGLER Having successfully completed a ten-year sentence, incident free, for importing 75 tons of marijuana... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 18.00
A remarkable collection of first-hand accounts written by soldiers, doctors and aid workers on the front lines of Canada?s war in Afghanistan. Visceral, intimate and captivating in ways no other telling could be, Outside the Wire features nearly two dozen stories by Canadians on the front lines in Afghanistan, including the previously unpublished... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 38.00
Peacebuilding in conflict-prone or post-conflict countries such as East Timor, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone aims to prevent the re-emergence or escalation of violent conflict and establish a durable peace. This volume explores and critiques the liberal premise of contemporary peacebuilding: the promotion of democracy,... more...
- Canongate Books 2011; US$ 13.29
In December 2010, Julian Assange signed a contract with Canongate Books to write a book ? part memoir, part manifesto ? for publication the following year.At the time, Julian said: ?I hope this book will become one of the unifying documents of our generation. In this highly personal work, I explain our global struggle to force a new relationship between... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available
Over the twentieth century 35,000 Australians suffered as prisoners of war in conflicts ranging from World War I to Korea. What was the reality of their captivity? Beyond Surrender presents for the first time the diversity of the Australian 'behind-the-wire' experience, dissecting fact from fiction and myth from reality. Beyond Surrender examines... more...