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  • Internationalismby DWJ Books

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Should the United States be concerned with affairs among other countries or should it remain silent on the issues facing other nations? This question has challenged American leaders since the country's inception. Internationalism explores the argument over whether the United States should be more or less involved in the affairs of other countries.... more...

  • Refashioning Futuresby David Scott

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 52.50 US$ 42.00

    How can we best forge a theoretical practice that directly addresses the struggles of once-colonized countries, many of which face the collapse of both state and society in today's era of economic reform? David Scott argues that recent cultural theories aimed at "deconstructing" Western representations of the non-West have been successful to a point,... more...

  • The Art of Commemorationby Titus Ensink; Christoph Sauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00

    The Art of Commemoration focuses on a particular historical event that illustrates how nations define their own identities and establish mutual relations in their discourse: the Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 and its Commemoration in 1994. This Commemoration was an innovative and unique form of transnational communication because it brought together... more...

  • The Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and the Third Worldby Roger E. Kanet

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    The studies in this 1988 volume examine various aspects of Soviet and East European policy towards the Third World. more...

  • After Tragedy and Triumphby Michael Berenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Michael Berenbaum explores the Jewish identity of his generation, the first to mature after tragedy and triumph. more...

  • Greater Middle East and the Cold War, Theby Roby C. Barrett

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    At the height of the Cold War, the US sought to maintain power and influence in the Greater Middle East - the region from Morocco to India -in the context of a growing threat from Russia and the decline of British imperialism. This original and important study illuminates this tense period in international relations, offering many new insights into... more...

  • The Long Week-End 1897-1919by Wilfred R. Bion

    Karnac Books 1982; US$ 44.95

    The Long Week-End is a reminiscence of the first twenty-one years of Wilfred Bion's life: eight years of childhood in India, ten years at public school in England, and three years in the army.INDIA: 'Intense light; intense black; nothing between; no twighlight. Harsh sun and silence; black night and violent noise. Frogs croaking, birds hammering tin... more...

  • Through the Hitler Lineby Laurence F. MC Wilmot

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 12.95

    Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a priest dressed as a warrior, a man of peace in battle fatigues.... more...

  • The Making of Billy Bishopby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn Press 2002; US$ 13.99

    This explosive biography exposes the myth of Canadian war pilot Billy Bishop. more...

  • Year of the Locustby Salim Tamari; Ihsan Salih Turjman

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    Year of the Locust captures in page-turning detail the end of the Ottoman world and a pivotal moment in Palestinian history. In the diaries of Ihsan Hasan al-Turjman (1893?1917), the first ordinary recruit to describe World War I from the Arab side, we follow the misadventures of an Ottoman soldier stationed in Jerusalem. There he occupied himself... more...