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  • A Muslim Conspiracy in British India?by Chandra Mallampalli

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores how belief in a global conspiracy against the British Empire ignited local politics and schemes in southern India. more...

  • From Germany to Germanyby Günter Grass; Krishna Winston

    Random House 2017; US$ 26.78

    In 1990, Günter Grass - a reluctant diarist - felt compelled to make a record of the interesting times through which he was living. Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the collapse of Communism, Germany and Europe were enduring a period of immense upheaval. Grass resolved to immerse himself in these political debates: he travelled... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Associative Powerby Stephen B. Young

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 41.99

    This book asserts that the United States needs to use Associative Power in place of both Hard Power and Soft Power to succeed in achieving its national security objectives. The author uses the CORDs program during the Vietnam War as an example of Associative Power. more...

  • Classical Greek Oligarchyby Matthew Simonton

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    Classical Greek Oligarchy thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of ancient Greek government, the "rule of the few." Matthew Simonton challenges scholarly orthodoxy by showing that oligarchy was not the default mode of politics from time immemorial, but instead emerged alongside, and in reaction to, democracy. He establishes for the... more...

  • China–South Korea Relations in the New Eraby Min Ye

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to China–South Korea relations. It integrates recent theoretical advances in international relations with conventional wisdom in the study of East Asia. The analysis reveals a complicated and dynamic process that defines the bilateral relationship in the new century. more...

  • The City of London and Social Democracyby Aled Davies

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    How and why did social democracy give way to neoliberalism in Britain in the late twentieth century? Aled Davies asks these questions in this exploration of the City of London and its relationship with the post-war social democratic State. more...

  • St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Walesby Lynette Olson

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    New essays shed light on the mysterious St Samson of Dol and his Vita. more...

  • Amazonsby John Man

    Transworld 2017; US$ 28.19

    Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legends claimed they cut off their right breasts to improve their archery skills and routinely killed their male children to purify their ranks. For centuries people believed... more...

  • Among the Tibetansby Isabella Bird; Graham Earnshaw

    Earnshaw Books 2017; US$ 7.99

    Isabella Bird was the greatest travel writer of the late nineteenth century and she undertook her journey into western Tibet in the early summer of 1889, when she was already in her late fifties. But she was not the slightest bit fazed at the prospect of discomfort and possible death. And nearly die she did, at least once, before the trip was over.... more...

  • The Koran in Englishby Bruce B. Lawrence

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.52

    The untold story of how the Arabic Qur'an became the English Koran For millions of Muslims, the Qur'an is sacred only in Arabic, the original Arabic in which it was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad in the seventh century; to many Arab and non-Arab believers alike, the book literally defies translation. Yet English translations exist and are... more...