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  • Triumph and Disasterby Stefan Zweig; Anthea Bell Anthea Bell

    Pushkin Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    One of two beautifully designed hardback gift editions of Stefan Zweig's breathlessly dramatic historical sketches, out in time for Christmas A single  Yes , a single  No , a  Too Soon  or a Too Late  makes that hour irrevocable for hundreds of generations while deciding the life of a single man or woman, of a nation, even the destiny of all... more...

  • Genius and Discoveryby Stefan Zweig; Anthea Bell Anthea Bell

    Pushkin Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    One of two beautifully designed hardback gift editions of Stefan Zweig's breathlessly dramatic historical sketches, out in time for Christmas Millions of people in a nation are necessary for a single genius to arise, millions of tedious hours must pass before a truly historic shooting star of humanity appears in the sky. Five vivid dramatizations... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume IIby Saul Dubow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume reproduces key historical texts concerning `colonial knowledges’. The use of the adjective 'colonial' indicates that knowledge is shaped by power relationships, while the use of the plural form, ’knowledges’ indicates the emphasis in this collection is on an interplay between different, often competing, cognitive systems. George Balandier’s... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires, Volume IVby Martin Shipway

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The collection of essays in this volume offers an overview of scholarly approaches to the ways in which diverse actors, representing the colonised or the colonising nations, or indeed the international community, reacted to colonialism during the lifetime of the modern colonial empires or in their aftermath. The coverage is broad in terms of geographical... more...

  • 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...