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  • The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malayaby Kah Seng Loh; Edgar Liao; Cheng Tju Lim; Guo Quan Seng

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 62.50

    Using a wealth of material including interviews, official documents, and student writings, the authors recount the rise of newly independent states in postwar Malaya and Singapore through the engagements of a left-wing group of university student activists. The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya brings to life various contemporary... more...

  • Frontier Justiceby Tony Roberts

    University of Queensland Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    “Frontier Justice is a very powerful and important book. It appears at a particularly significant time given the intense current debate about Aboriginal history. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the story of the Australian frontier.? Professor Henry Reynolds A challenging and illuminating history, Frontier Justice brings... more...

  • Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Ageby Laura E. Hein; Mark Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples. more...

  • Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernizationby Ali Mirsepassi

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    Examines modernity in the context of Islamic Fundamentalism and the Iranian Revolution. more...

  • Lone Star Justiceby Robert M. Utley

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99

    A history of the Texas Rangers, from their origins as fighters on the Texas frontier, to their role as lawmen of the Old West. The author shows how, under the leadership of men like Jack Hays and Ben McCulloch, these fiercely independent fighters became a well-trained, cohesive team. more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Americaby William E. Gienapp

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 36.99

    Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America' is a short biography aimed at a general audience, but because of its short length, it will also be suitable for use on college courses in American history. The biography concentrates on Lincoln's years as president, with particular emphasis upon his role in determining the course and outcome of the Civil War. more...

  • Thinking Blackby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00

    William Cooper is one of the most important Aboriginal leaders in Australia?s history. This book tells the story of Cooper and the Australian Aborigines? League and their campaign for Aboriginal people?s rights. more...

  • An Ordinary Manby Paul Rusesabagina; Tom Zoellner

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide--Read more about the conflict and the amazing life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda  in this remarkable account Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwanda will respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabagina?s unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was... more...

  • American Creationby Joseph J. Ellis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    From the first shots fired at Lexington to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, Joseph J. Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation?s founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders?Washington,... more...

  • The Wilsonian Momentby Erez Manela

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 13.99

    I. Spring of Upheaval. Part One: The Emergence of the Wilsonian Moment. II. Self-Determination for Whom?. III. Fighting for the Mind of Mankind. Part Two: Expectations and Mobilization. IV. President Wilson Arrives in Cairo. V. Laying India's Ailments before Dr. Wilson. VI. China's Place among Nations. VII. Seizing the Moment in Seoul. Part... more...