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  • James Connollyby Lorcan Collins

    The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    James Connolly (1868-1916) became a leading Irish socialist and revolutionary, and was one of the leaders of Ireland's rebellion in 1916. As a youth he had served in the British army in Ireland and, seeing how they treated the local population, became hugely disillusioned with the British Army. He became involved in socialism in Scotland and was... more...

  • The Outbreak of the First World Warby Jack S. Levy; John A. Vasquez

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    Brings together leading historians and international relations scholars to debate the causes of the First World War. more...

  • Political Violence in Twentieth-Century Europeby Donald Bloxham; Robert Gerwarth

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    This comprehensive history examines the varied manifestations of political violence in Europe's extremely violent twentieth century. more...

  • Toward Psychologies of Liberationby Dr Mary Watkins; Dr Helene Shulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 40.00

    Understanding that the psychological well-being of individuals is inextricably linked to the health of their communities, environments, and cultures, the authors propose a radical interdisciplinary reorientation of psychology to create participatory and dialogical spaces for critical understanding and creative restoration. more...

  • Postcolonial Melancholiaby Paul Gilroy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    In Postcolonial Melancholia , Paul Gilroy continues the conversation he began in his landmark study of race and nation, 'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack , ' by once again departing from conventional wisdom to examine-and defend-multiculturalism within the context of a post-9/11 "politics of security." Gilroy adapts the concept of melancholia... more...

  • Noise Uprisingby Michael Denning

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 25.95

    A radically new reading of the origins of recorded music Noise Uprising brings to life the moment and sounds of a cultural revolution. Between the development of electrical recording in 1925 and the outset of the Great Depression in the early 1930s, the soundscape of modern times unfolded in a series of obscure recording sessions, as hundreds... more...

  • Land Grabbingby Stefano Liberti; Enda Flannelly

    Verso Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    To the governments and corporations buying up vast tracts of the Third World, it is ?land leasing?; to its critics, it is nothing better than ?land grabbing? ? the engine powering a new era of colonialism. In this arresting account of how millions of hectares of fertile soil are stolen to feed wealthy westerners thousands of miles away, journalist Stefano... more...

  • Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonialby Vinayak Chaturvedi; David Arnold; C.A. Bayly; Tom Brass; Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    Inspired by Antonio Gramsci?s writings on the history of subaltern classes, the authors in Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial sought to contest the elite histories of Indian nationalists by adopting the paradigm of ?history from below.? Later on, the project shifted from its social history origins by drawing upon an eclectic group of thinkers... more...

  • Scars of Partitionby William F.S. Miles

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 35.00

    Based on three decades of fieldwork throughout the developing world, Scars of Partition is the first book to systematically evaluate the long-term implications of French and British styles of colonialism and decolonization for ordinary people throughout the so-called Third World. It pays particular attention to the contemporary legacies of artificial... more...

  • Turning the Tideby Noam Chomsky

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 19.00

    US Central American policies project broader US economic, military, and social aims, impacting millions in Central America. more...