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- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
The first comprehensive survey of the memorialisation process in Britain in the aftermath of the South African War, uncovering the themes and myths that underpinned the interpretations of the war as well as shifting patterns in how the war was represented and conceived. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 84.99
The Republic of India is the second most populous, the seventh largest by geographical area, and has the fourth largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity in the world. While it has always been an important country, it has often been neglected. Of late, however, there has been much talk of the 'new' India, one with greater economic dynamism,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up with and overtake the Western world in less than fifteen years. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life. In an epic of revolution and violence which draws on newly opened party archives, interviews and memoirs, Frank... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99
During the summer of 2011, armed with a camera and a map, award-winning Canadian filmmaker and photographer Afzal Huda set out to chronicle the Separation Wall in Palestine. His aim was to magnify the ugly face of the Wall and depict the contradictions and hardships endured by human beings living under a military occupation. He was intent on showing... more...
- Short Books 2014; US$ 7.28
This is the story of D-Day as seen through the eyes of the people who were there - from soldiers, French villagers and journalists, to schoolchildren and nurses, who found themselves placed in often extraordinary situations on that historic day in June 1944. Take French Resistance member Andre Heintz and his sister, who have to spread out bloody sheets... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 64.18
Andreas Malycha analyzes intra-party conflicts and decision-making processes in the inner power circle of East Germany?s SED (Socialist Unity Party). The study focuses on previously undocumented disputes about economic and social policy in the Honecker era, shedding new light on the stability and instability of the East German state. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book is a sweeping historical survey of the origins, development and nature of state power. It demonstrates that Eurasia is home to a dominant tradition of arbitrary rule mediated through military, civil and ecclesiastical servants and a marginal tradition of representative and responsible government through autonomous institutions. The former... more...