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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99
Before the First Opium War (18391842), China had control over the terms of its relationship with Western powers, refusing to grant foreigners extraterritorial privileges or sign international treaties fully recognizing their political status. This dynamic has been largely overlooked in prior studies that emphasize China?s semicolonial vulnerability... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
While post- and decolonial theorists have thoroughly debunked the idea of historical progress as a Eurocentric, imperialist, and neocolonialist fallacy, many of the most prominent contemporary thinkers associated with the Frankfurt SchoolJürgen Habermas, Axel Honneth, and Rainer Forsthave persistently defended ideas of progress, development, and modernity... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00
Adam Smith (1723?90) is perhaps best known as one of the first champions of the free market and is widely regarded as the founding father of capitalism. From his ideas about the promise and pitfalls of globalization to his steadfast belief in the preservation of human dignity, his work is as relevant today as it was in the eighteenth century. Here,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
Africa's Social Cleavages and Democratization focuses primarily on explaining variation in the occurrence and intensity of African ethnic and religious conflicts across time and space. Kimemia argues that social cleavages have led to polarized party systems and political competition, causing adverse effects on democracy. This comprehensive book... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2015; US$ 43.99
A comparative and multidisciplinary exploration of Europe?s colonial past in relation to present multicultural, cosmopolitan and/or neocolonial experiences, assessing political, cultural and mediatized transitions more...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 4.99
In this clear and detailed reading guide, we?ve done all the hard work for you! The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, which has been listed by Publishers Weekly as one of the 150 best novels of the year and which has been awarded the Prix Goncourt for first novels, is a sort of epilogue to Camus? novel The Stranger . It raises interesting... more...
- Weaver Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Over the past years, few African countries have been the focus of discussions and analyses generating a vast array of literature as much as Zimbabwe. The socioeconomic and political crises since the turn of the century have deeply transformed the country from the ideals of a vibrant freshly independent nation just two decades earlier. These transformations... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 14.99
An important addition to UQP?s internationally acclaimed Peace & Conflict Studies series West Papua is a secret story. On the western half of the island of New Guinea, hidden from the world, in a place occupied by the Indonesian military since 1963, continues a remarkable nonviolent struggle for national liberation. In Merdeka and the Morning Star,... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 7.29
Race and racism remain an inescapable part of the lives of black people. Daily slights, often rooted in fears and misperceptions of the ‘other’, still damage lives. But does race matter as much as it used to? Many argue that the post-racial society is upon us and racism is no longer a block on opportunity - Kurt Barling doubts whether things... more...