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- Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 13.95
As the fiftieth anniversary of the People's Republic of China approaches on October 1, 1999, Jan Wong reflects on her body of work as a foreign correspondent there. Despite the fact that everything is changing, she discovers that not much really changes, and what she wrote several years ago about love, work and living still holds, as do the conflicts... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.50
The growth of countries such as India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Kenya is generating a new landscape. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, highest-grossing movies and most advanced mobile phones are now all being made outside Europe and the United States. Countries that previously lacked polotical confidence and national pride are finding... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.74
Conservative radio host and syndicated columnist Dennis Prager provides a bold, sweeping look at the future of civilization with Still the Best Hope , and offers a strong, cogent argument for why basic American values must triumph in a dangerously uncertain world. Humanity stands at a crossroads, and the only alternatives to the ?American Trinity?... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.50
Jim O'Neill, one of the most influential economists today, shares his insights on how and why he developed one of the most compelling economic concepts of our time in The Growth Map . 'O'Neill has redefined how investors and Western business leaders see the world. This book tells the unlikely story of how O'Neill developed this path-breaking idea... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 19.60
Former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos provides a fascinating glimpse inside his country's meteoric rise on the world stage. A leader in the underground resistance movement against Augusto Pinochet and his Dirty War, Ricardo Lagos burst onto the national stage in 1988 when he gave a speech denouncing the dictator, the first of its kind. Revolution... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.74
Former White House official Victor Cha has written the definitive volume on North Korea, arguably the world?s most menacing and mysterious nation. In The Impossible State , Cha, a singular expert on the region, exposes North Korea?s veiled past; sheds light on its culture, economy, and foreign policy; and explores the possibilities of its uncertain... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 16.91
?We killed Americans. We are killing Americans. We will kill Americans.? North Korean schoolchildren conjugating verbs In North Korea, citizens found humming South Korean pop songs risk being sent to a gulag for six months of hard labour. Jail sentences are handed out if portraits of the late Kim Jong-il are not properly dusted. Shoot-to-kill... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 6.79
IS GLOBALIZATION AN UNINTENDED RECIPE FOR WAR? Taking this question as its starting point, James Macdonald's When Globalization Fails offers a rich, original account of war, peace, and trade in the twentieth century?and a cautionary tale for the twenty-first. In the late nineteenth century, liberals exulted that the spread of international commerce... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has had a powerful but controversial influence on global politics. In this informative guide, Norrie MacQueen provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to its institutions, remit, personalities, and role in the modern world. Defending it from common criticisms of bureaucratic paralysis and bias... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 7.99
Today, more than ever, we are buffeted by forces that originate from beyond our shores. Whether it?s war, economics, politics, or law, we live in a global world influenced by a complex landscape of international transactions. Esteemed academic Charles Jones ably provides the building blocks to understand the history of these interactions, outlining... more...