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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00
One of the most provocative and original voices in contemporary literature, Chinua Achebe here considers the place of literature and art in our society in a collection of essays spanning his best writing and lectures from the last twenty-three years. For Achebe, overcoming goes hand in hand with eradicating the destructive effects of racism and injustice... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 82.95 US$ 71.89
Life in Europe will indeed go on as the climate changes, but not in the same way as before. The air will be warmer, winds will change, patterns of rainfall and snowfall will alter, and sea level is likely to rise. These phenomena are already being seen. Europe will in the future experience marked changes in vegetation cover, increased floods along... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 14.99
Drawing on the latest evidence from sources such as the United Nations, the World Bank, IMF, OECD and other international organizations, Baldwin offers a fascinating comparison of the United States and Europe, looking at the latest statistics on the economy, crime, health care, education and culture, religion, the environment, and much more. But the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.39
For more than a century, much of the attention given to the Middle East has focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The rise of a Palestinian offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic Resistance Movement, or Hamas, transformed the nature of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. According to Bard, the dispute, in the view of Hamas,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another ?Weimar moment.? Will Europeans rise to the challenge posed by radical Islam, or will they cave in once... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 5.99
Nicholas Sarkozy was elected President of France with a broken heart. Shortly after he took office, his second wife, Ceceila, left him for another man. He sat brooding alone by night in the Presidential Palace. Though on top of the world, and one of the most powerful men in Europe, he felt very much alone. Sick of his own company, he asked a friend... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
Old Europe?s new crisis. Europe, the charming continent of windmills and gondolas. But lately, Europe has become the continent of endless strikes and demonstrations, bombs on the trains and subways, radical Islamic cells in every city, and ghettos so hopeless and violent even the police won?t enter them. In Spain, a terrorist attack prompts instant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95
An excellent companion volume to the successful A History of Eastern Europe , this is a country-by-country treatment of the contemporary history of each of the Balkan states: Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosova. With a distinctive conceptual framework for explaining divergent patterns... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
The world?s greatest importer and exporter, the European Union is an economic superpower with a GDP even larger than th US. It is America?s most important trading partner and a key ally on the world stage, but how much do we really know about the nature and aim of European integration? And, in an increasingly multipolar world, will it ever challenge... more...