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  • The Best of I.F. Stoneby I. F. Stone

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 20.00

    Izzy Stone was a reporter, a radical, an idealist, a scholar and, it is clear, a writer whose insights have more than stood the test of time. More than fifteen years after his death, this collection of his work from I.F. Stone's Weekly and elsewhere is astonishing in its relevance to our age, addressing the clash between national security and individual... more...

  • The Fourth Horsemanby Robert Koenig

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 30.00

    The story of Anton Dilger brings to life a missing chapter in U.S. history and shows, dramatically, that the Great European War was in fact being fought on the home front years before we formally joined it. The doctor who grew anthrax and other bacteria in that rented house was an Americanthe son of a Medal of Honor winner who fought at Gettysburgon... more...

  • Beyond the Age of Innocenceby Kishore Mahbubani

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 20.00

    After publishing articles in leading American journals for over two decades, Kishore Mahbubani was described as "an Asian Toynbee, preoccupied with the rise and fall of civilizations" by The Economist . Trained in philosophy in North America and Asia, and well-experienced in real politik as a diplomat on the world stage, Mahbubani has unusual insight... more...

  • A Moment of Crisisby Marion Creekmore

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 36.00

    In A Moment of Crisis , Marion V. Creekmore, Jr. tells the story of Jimmy Carter's dramatic intervention in the 1994 North Korean nuclear crisis and shows how Carter prevented what he had determined was an almost certain war. Writing with the cooperation of President Carter, and drawing on a large amount of primary source material that has never... more...

  • Snitchby Ethan Brown

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 36.00

    Our criminal justice system favors defendants who know how to play the "5K game": criminals who are so savvy about the cooperation process that they repeatedly commit serious crimes knowing they can be sent back to the streets if they simply cooperate with prosecutors. In Snitch , investigative reporter Ethan Brown shows through a compelling series... more...

  • Alexander's Tombby Nicholas J. Saunders

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 24.00

    Alexander the Great is a towering figure in world history, but despite our long-held fascination with him, his burial site is unknown. The search for Alexander's tomb began soon after his untimely death in 323 B.C. and continues even today. The epic pursuit of the tomb spans continents and centuries, and involves some of history's most iconic figures.... more...

  • Hard Powerby Kurt Campbell; Michael O'Hanlon

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 36.00

    Our ideas about national security have changed radically over the last five years. It has become a political tool, a "wedge issue," a symbol of pride and fear. It is also the one issue above all others that can make or break an election. And this is why the Democratic Party has been steadily losing power since 2001. In Hard Power , Michael O'Hanlon,... more...

  • The People's Machineby Joe Mathews

    PublicAffairs 2006; US$ 36.00

    California voters passed Proposition 13 in 1978. At the same time, a champion bodybuilder named Arnold Schwarzenegger was becoming a movie star. Over the past quarter century, the twin arts of direct democracy (through ballot initiatives designed to push the public to the polls on election day) and blockbuster moviemaking (through movies designed... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume Iby Owen White

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    This collection brings together twenty-one articles that explore the diverse impact of modern empires on societies around the world since 1800. Colonial expansion changed the lives of colonised peoples in multiple ways relating to work, the environment, law, health and religion. Yet empire-builders were never working with a blank slate: colonial rule... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume IIIby Sarah Stockwell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    Few aspects of the history of modern empires are of such significance as their economics and politics. These factors are inextricably linked in many analyses, have generated extensive historiographical debate and are currently the subject of some of the freshest and liveliest scholarship. The articles and chapters which are brought together in this... more...