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  • 10 Books that Screwed Up the Worldby Benjamin Wiker

    Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 29.99

    You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. From Machiavelli's The Prince to Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, these "influential" books have led to war, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, and disastrous social experiments. And yet these authors' bad ideas... more...

  • Against Empireby Zillah Eisenstein

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 34.95

    In Against Empire, Zillah Eisenstein extends her critique of neoliberal globalization and its capture of democratic possibilities. Faced with an aggressive American empire hostage to ideological extremism and violently promoting the narrowest of its interests around the globe, Eisenstein urgently looks to a global anti-war movement to counter U.S.... more...

  • Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume Iby Donald F. Lach

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 58.00

    Praised for its scope and depth, Asia in the Making of Europe is the first comprehensive study of Asian influences on Western culture. For volumes I and II, the author has sifted through virtually every European reference to Asia published in the sixteenth-century; he surveys a vast array of writings describing Asian life and society, the images... more...

  • Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume IIby Donald F. Lach

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    Praised for its scope and depth, Asia in the Making of Europe is the first comprehensive study of Asian influences on Western culture. For volumes I and II, the author has sifted through virtually every European reference to Asia published in the sixteenth-century; he surveys a vast array of writings describing Asian life and society, the images... more...

  • Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume IIby Donald F. Lach

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    This is the second volume in a series that traces, century by century, the role of Asia in the making of Europe. The rise to world dominance of the Western nations in modern times and the rapid industrial growth of the West, which outpaced the East in technical and military achievements, have led to a historical eclipse of the ancient and brilliant... more...

  • Atlantische Zivilisation und transatlantisches Verhältnisby Lazaros Miliopoulos

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 79.99

    Die politischen Systeme und Gesellschaften des Westens werden einer vergleichenden empirischen und normativen Betrachtung unterzogen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei zum einen die Unterschiede zwischen den westlichen und nicht-westlichen politischen Systemen und Gesellschaften, zum anderen der Vergleich zwischen den USA und Europa. Von der Rolle der Eliten... more...

  • Beckett in Black and Redby Alan Warren Friedman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1934, Nancy Cunard published Negro: An Anthology , which brought together more than two hundred contributions, serving as a plea for racial justice, an exposé of black oppression, and a hymn to black achievement and endurance. The anthology stands as a virtual ethnography of 1930s racial, historic, artistic, political, and economic culture. Samuel... more...

  • Bloody British History Salisburyby David J Vaughan

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Salisbury has one of the most gruesome histories on record. With more than 60 illustrations, hundreds of years of terrible true history are waiting for you inside this book. more...

  • A Call for Heresyby Anouar Majid

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    A Call for Heresy discovers unexpected common ground in one of the most inflammatory issues of the twenty-first century: the deepening conflict between the Islamic world and the United States. Moving beyond simplistic answers, Anouar Majid argues that the Islamic world and the United States are both in precipitous states of decline because, in each,... more...

  • Celtic Cultureby John T. Koch

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 485.00

    This encyclopedia covers the entirety of the Celtic world, both through time and across geography. Although emphasizing the areas where Celtic languages and traditions survive into the present, the work also covers the Celtic empire, the largest language and cultural group on earth prior to the rise of Rome. more...