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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
Joseph Alcamo is Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme where he is responsible for engaging the scientific community in the policy arena to help solve global environmental problems. He is on leave as Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and Director of the Center of Environmental Systems Research at the University... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 12.99
There is much heated rhetoric about the widening gulf between Europe and America. According to the American right, Europeans are lazy, defeatist and irreligious, while Americans are entrepreneurial, optimistic, and pious. And according to Europeans, America is harsh, dominated by the market, crime-ridden, violent, and sharp-elbowed. But are the US... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
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$ 15.95
?Bruce Bawer reveals how self-acclaimed European morality proves abjectly amoral in its appeasement of radical Islamic anti-Semitism, homophobia, gender apartheid, and religious intolerance. A sensitive and sober portrait of an increasingly insensitive and reckless continent.? ?Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University,... 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$ 14.95
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...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
The French government's 2004 decision to ban Islamic headscarves and other religious signs from public schools puzzled many observers, both because it seemed to infringe needlessly on religious freedom, and because it was hailed by many in France as an answer to a surprisingly wide range of social ills, from violence against females in poor suburbs... more...