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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
Part diary and part reportage, The Soccer War is a remarkable chronicle of war in the late twentieth century. Between 1958 and 1980, working primarily for the Polish Press Agency, Kapuscinski covered twenty-seven revolutions and coups in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Here, with characteristic cogency and emotional immediacy, he recounts... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Compiled from the most relevant and important survival information offered by current U.S. Army personnel, and proved by past experience, this handy and concise guide will equip readers to survive in life-threatening conditions. Topics include evasion, navigation, radio communications and signaling, recovery, plant medicine, personal protection, and... more...
- Free Press 2013; US$ 26.00
Gerald Linderman has created a seamless and highly original social history, authoritatively recapturing the full experience of combat in World War II. Drawing on letters and diaries, memoirs and surveys, Linderman explores how ordinary frontline American soldiers prepared for battle, related to one another, conceived of the enemy, thought of home,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 14.99
From the National Book Award?winning author of An American Requiem and Constantine's Sword comes a sweeping yet intimate look at the Pentagon and its vast ? often hidden ? impact on America. This landmark, myth-shattering work chronicles the most powerful institution in America, the people who created it, and the pathologies it has spawned. James... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 9.99
Speak Now Against the Day is the astonishing, little-known story of the Southerners who, in the generation before the Supreme Court outlawed school segregation and before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her seat on a Montgomery bus, challenged the validity of a white ruling class and a ?separate but equal? division of the races. The voices of... more...
- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32
The official line is clear: the UK does not 'participate in, solicit, encourage or condone' torture. And yet, the evidence is irrefutable: when it comes to dealing with potential threats to our national security, the gloves always come off. As the enquiries into the on-going abuse of terror suspects uncover an ever more sinister and unpalatable chain... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 22.99
A devastating indictment of the Bush administration's war policies from the bestselling author and respected moral authority With the words "this Crusade, this war on terror," George W. Bush defined the purpose of his presidency. And just as promptly, James Carroll- Boston Globe columnist, son of a general, former antiwar chaplain and activist,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99
This ancient Chinese military text dissects thirteen aspects of warfare from an strategical and intellectual point of view. Deploring the use of excess force causing economic and civilian losses while discussing strategies that are still relevant to modern warfare, the text continues to resonate with readers around the world and has been considered... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 23.99
An inside look at seven of the most harrowing and significant Special Operations missions ever. Courage beyond reason. Loyalty beyond faith. Perseverance in the face of overwhelming adversity. These are just some of the qualities of the members of the U.S. Special Operation Forces. BEYOND HELL AND BACK details the seven defining Special Ops missions... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 100.00
This encyclopedia examines insurgencies?and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt?through history, addressing military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades. The clear, concise... more...