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  • Masters of Warby Clara Nieto; Chris Brandt; Howard Zinn

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    In Masters of War, Clara Nieto adeptly presents the parallel histories of the countries of Latin America, histories that are intertwined, each reflecting the United States? "coherent policy of intervention" set into motion by the Monroe Doctrine. As the value of this continued policy comes increasingly into question, Nieto argues for the need to evaluate... more...

  • Tinderboxby Craig Timberg; Daniel Halperin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    In this groundbreaking narrative, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story of how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned its rise. Drawing on remarkable new science, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wisdom on the origins... more...

  • A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indiesby Bartolome Las Casas; Anthony Pagden

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.38

    Bartolomé de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he dedicated his life to protecting the Indian community. He wrote A Short Account of the Destruction of... more...

  • The Militarization of Childhoodby J. Marshall Beier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    An important contribution to a much needed critical turn in the vast and still rapidly growing child soldier literature. more...

  • Wrapped in the Flagby Claire Conner

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    A narrative history of the John Birch Society by a daughter of one of the infamous ultraconservative organization?s founding fathers . Named a best nonfiction book of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews and the Tampa Bay Times   Long before the rise of the Tea Party movement and the prominence of today?s religious Right, the John Birch Society, first established... more...

  • For Kin or Countryby Stephen M. Saideman; R. William Ayres

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    The collapse of an empire can result in the division of families and the redrawing of geographical boundaries. New leaders promise the return of people and territories that may have been lost in the past, often advocating aggressive foreign policies that can result in costly and devastating wars. The final years of the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman... more...

  • Selling the Congoby Matthew G. Stanard

    UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 65.00

    Belgium was a small, neutral country without a colonial tradition when King Leopold II ceded the Congo, his personal property, to the state in 1908. For the next half century, Belgium not only ruled an African empire but also, through widespread, enduring, and eagerly embraced propaganda, produced an imperialist-minded citizenry.   Selling the... more...

  • Territories in Resistanceby Raúl Zibechi; Ramor Ryan

    AK Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    A thoughtful examination of social relations in Latin America, from one of the region's foremost political analysts. more...

  • Iridescenceby Peter Wells

    Random House New Zealand 2003; US$ 16.39

    A novel of scandal and secrets in the Victorian age, spanning two decades and two sides of the world. Can you keep a secret?Remittance men were sent away from Britain to live in a colony on a small and regular sum - a remittance. Usually behind them was some disgrace or scandal, a secret that each man carried, often to the grave. Samuel Barton comes... more...

  • The Sources of Social Power: Volume 1, A History of Power from the Beginning to AD 1760by Michael Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    Volume 1 examines interrelations between sources of power from neolithic times up to just before the Industrial Revolution in England. more...