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  • Raven Rockby Garrett M. Graff

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 28.00

    The eye-opening true story of the government?s secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil?a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named ?MUSSEL,? flies over the Potomac River. As obvious as the presidential motorcade,... more...

  • Between State and Non-Stateby Gülistan Gürbey; Sabine Hofmann; Ferhad Ibrahim Seyder

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 112.31

    This edited volume compares the internal dimension, politics and society in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine. In particular, it focuses on internal processes in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine (Palestinian Territory of the West Bank and Gaza Strip) in their specific shaping, development and transformation. The contributing authors analyze the transformation... more...

  • The Commercial Appropriation of Fameby David Tan

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book encourages a cultural understanding of the contemporary celebrity and analyses the laws governing the commercial appropriation of fame. more...

  • Anatomy of a Campaignby John Kiszely

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 36.00

    Senior military commander assesses the reasons behind the ignominious failure of the British campaign in Norway in 1940. more...

  • Let Them Not Returnby David Gaunt; Naures Atto; Soner O. Barthoma

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The mass killing of Ottoman Armenians is today widely recognized, both within and outside scholarly circles, as an act of genocide. What is less well known, however, is that it took place within a broader context of Ottoman violence against minority groups during and after the First World War. Among those populations decimated were the indigenous... more...

  • Waterloo Messengerby William Mahon

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 27.25

    Henry Percy is best known as the officer who carried the Waterloo Dispatch, the Duke of Wellingtons account of the Battle of Waterloo and the ultimate defeat of Napoleon, to London in June 1815\. This was the climax of a remarkable military career. He served in the British army throughout the Napoleonic Wars in Sicily, Egypt, Sweden, Portugal and... more...

  • Children in the Second World Warby Amanda Herbert-Davies

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.60

    It was not just the upheaval caused by evacuation and the blitzes that changed a generations childhood, it was how war pervaded every aspect of life. From dodging bombs by bicycle and patrolling the parish with the vicars WW1 pistol, to post air raid naps in school and being carried out of the rubble as the family's sole survivor, children experienced... more...

  • Good As Youby Paul Flynn

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 28.19

    In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would spread across the nation, marginalising an already ostracised community. Yet, out of this terror would come tenderness and 30 years later, the long... more...

  • Informationelle Selbstbestimmung im digitalen Wandelby Michael Friedewald; Jörn Lamla; Alexander Roßnagel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 42.89

    Die Autoren des Buches untersuchen die historische und sachliche Bedingtheit des Konzepts der informationellen Selbstbestimmung, das zum Zweck des Persönlichkeitsschutzes in der modernen Datenverarbeitung zu einer Zeit und für Umstände entwickelt wurde, die inzwischen längst überholt sind. Thematisiert werden seine auch in absehbarer Zukunft erhaltenswerten... more...

  • Global Insecurityby Anthony Burke; Rita Parker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 130.32

    This innovative volume gathers some of the world?s best scholars to analyse the world?s collective international efforts to address globalised threats through global security governance. Addressing global and planetary forms of insecurity that include nuclear weapons, conventional arms, gender violence, climate change, disease, bio weapons, cyber-conflict,... more...