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Political Freedom & Security

  • Stalin's Englishmanby Andrew Lownie

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 30.99

    Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies"?Maclean, Philby, Blunt?brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign... more...

  • Pitched Battleby Larry Writer

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 24.99

    A vivid story of the men and women who took a stand when sport mixed with politics In 1971, when the racially selected all-white Springbok rugby team toured Australia, we became a nation at war with ourselves. There was bloodshed as tens of thousands of anti-Apartheid campaigners clashed with governments, police, and rugby fans ? who were given... more...

  • Eyes, Ears, and Daggersby Thomas Henriksen

    Hoover Institution Press 2016; US$ 6.99

    Both the Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have served as the nation's eyes, ears, and daggers, often in close cooperation but occasionally at cross- purposes throughout their histories. In this book, Thomas H. Henriksen examines the warrior-spy connection both before and after the formation of the SOF and the... more...

  • Asia-Pacific Securityby Joanne Wallis; Andrew Carr

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Scholars and policymakers alike increasingly see the Asia-Pacific region as the center of twenty-first-century international affairs. Joanne Wallis and Andrew Carr have gathered an international roster of security studies scholars to produce a core textbook suitable for use by undergraduate and masters students. Merging a strong theoretical component... more...

  • Syria in Ruins: The Dynamics of the Syrian Civil Warby David Sorenson

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 75.00

    The current crises involving ISIS have attracted worldwide attention to the complex politics and cultural panorama of the Middle East, including Syria. Political analyst and author David S. Sorenson discusses the ongoing civil war in Syria from its origins, to its key players, and to its propagation into neighboring countries. In the process, the... more...

  • America's War on Same-Sex Couples and their Familiesby Daniel R. Pinello

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Presents oral histories of how same-sex-marriage bans impacted gay couples and their children, and how courts rescued those families. more...

  • International Human Rights Law and Practiceby Ilias Bantekas; Lutz Oette

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    The second edition of this innovative textbook explores human rights law through an engaging combination of theory and practice. more...

  • Humanity at Seaby Itamar Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Integrates legal, historical, and philosophical materials to illuminate the migration topic and to provide a novel theory of human rights. more...

  • Lone Wolf Terrorismby Jeffrey D. Simon; Brian Michael Jenkins

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    From Anders Breivik in Norway, who murdered scores of young people in a bombing and mass-shooting attack, to Omar Mateen, the Orlando killer who perpetrated the worst mass shooting in American history, lone wolves have demonstrated that they can be as dangerous as organized terrorist groups. Who are these terrorists and what can be done about them?... more...

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Jihadby William Kilpatrick

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 21.99

    Back by popular demand, the bestselling Politically Incorrect Guides provide an unvarnished, unapologetic overview of the topics every American needs to know. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Jihad delves into the dark world of radical Islam, exposing the most violent menace of the 21st century. more...