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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
This volume explores broad conceptual questions raised by the 'discovery' of indigenous peoples as increasingly important global political actors - questions made all the more urgent by the sudden recognition that indigenous diplomacies are not at all new, but merely newly noticed. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
The end of World War II intensified Morocco's nationalist struggle against French colonial rule, with the establishment of the Istiqlal ('independence') party and the Moroccan Sultan's emergence as a national leader. In this book, Daniel Zisenwine charts the rise of Morocco's leading nationalist party, and illustrates the weakness of Moroccan political... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 18.99
A riveting history of the daring politicians who challenged the disastrous policies of the British government on the eve of World War II On May 7, 1940, the House of Commons began perhaps the most crucial debate in British parliamentary history. On its outcome hung the future of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's government and also of Britain?indeed,... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 94.99
Colonialism and Its Legacy brings together essays by leading scholars in both the fields of political theory and the history of political thought about European colonialism and its legacies, and postcolonial social and political theory. The essays explore the ways in which European colonial projects structured and shaped much of modern political theory,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...