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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo?awarded the Nobel Peace Prize while serving an eleven-year prison sentence?has helped shatter longstanding barriers to freedom of organization and expression in China. This biography, written by one of his closest friends, retraces Liu Xiaobo?s inspiring life, from his childhood years to his current imprisonment. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 5.20
Bureaucratic in its convolutions and brutal in its deceptions, the war on terror has had an impact on our lives that we do not yet understand. We sense it. A growing claustrophobia, wariness, suspicion, the stickiness of constant surveillance. But for those who are actually entangled in it, the trap has teeth and they are fierce. Author and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
Despite the fact that the United Nations officially abolished slavery and the slave trade almost 60 years ago, millions of human beings live in slavery today. Human trafficking - the official term for modern-day slavery - consists of buying and selling people with the intent of exploiting them through forced labor or sexual acts. Human Trafficking... more...
- Trueblood Publishing Co. 2009; US$ 11.99
Acting as a what-to-do guide for a hundred agonizing what?s-wrong reports on war, terror, habitat destruction, and the decay of democracy, this book lays out a ways to revitalize democratic resources via city and town government. Whatever a person?s current response to America?s civic ills and the world's threat from nuclear weapons, the ideas presented... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 6.99
When the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced it was awarding the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the Chinese literary critic and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, it made special note of his role in writing a remarkable political manifesto called Charter 08. In China, that same document has caused officials to throw him in jail with an 11-year sentence that... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
First aired in 2001, Alias is a spy drama with a central action heroine, a complex narrative of moral twists, turns, lies and double-crosses, and an imaginative array of gadgets, gizmos and glamorous costumes. It has become a leading cult television series with a loyal fan following. In the wake of 9/11, Alias? themes of doubles and duplicity have... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.19
If you thought The Manchurian Candidate was fiction or John Farris's The Fury, which featured a CIA mind-control program run amok, was the stuff of an overheated imagination, you were sorely mistaken. From behind the cloak of U.S. military secrecy comes the story of Star Gate, the project that for nearly a quarter of a century trained soldiers and... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2001; US$ 8.99
An explosive account of the resentments American policies are sowing around the world and of the payback that will be our harvest in the twenty-first century. Blowback, a term invented by the CIA, refers to the uninted consequences of American policies. In this sure-to-be-controversial book, Chalmers Johnson lays out in vivid detail the dangers... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 8.99
Robert Philip Hansen thought he was smarter than the system. For decades, the quirky but respected counterintelligence expert, religious family man, and father of six, sold top secret information to agents of the Soviet Union and Russia. A self-taught computer expert, Hansen often encrypted his stolen files on wafer-thin disks. The data-some 6000... more...