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- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 13.99
From the early days as hired muscle for the Italian and Jewish mafias, tunneling into bank vaults in the ?50s and ?60s, to the legendary truck heists and bank stick-ups in the ?70s, Montreal?s Irish mafia?otherwise known as the West End Gang?has managed to pull off some of the most daring and logistically complicated robberies and smuggling operations... more...
- Barricade Books 2001; US$ 9.99
The Violent Years , a companion volume to author Paul Kavieff?s best-selling book, The Purple Gang , is the story of Prohibition-era Detroit, a place of tremendous wealth and brutal violence. For those found with new prosperity after World War I ended, it became a status symbol to have one?s own personal bootlegger and to hobnob with known gangsters.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.99
On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, Michael Benfante went to work, just like he had day after day, at his office on eighty-first floor in the World Trade Center North Tower. Moments after the first plane struck, just twelve floors above him, Benfante organized his terrified employees, getting them out the office and moving down the stairwells. On... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the ?American Taliban,? and why we never got the truth about either?until now. When John Walker Lindh was arrested in November 2001, Americans were shocked to learn that one of our own had fought for the Taliban. He would come under further... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 0.99
On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Osama bin Laden is still a vivid symbol of outrage and tragedy in the American imagination. One of the most-recognized faces of terror, bin Laden has presented himself to the world as a paragon of ascetic virtue. Journalist Adam Robinson tells a far different story.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.99
On 26 November 2008, India came under a series of horrific terrorist attacks which killed more than 150 people, and injured hundreds more. Scottish banker Roger Hunt was staying at the Oberoi Trident Hotel in Mumbai and found himself caught up in the siege. Trapped in his hotel room, defenceless against the suicidal terrorists killing people in cold... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99
Forced Migration and Global Processes considers the crossroads of forced migration with three global trends: development, human rights, and security. This expert collection studies these complex interactions and aims to help determine what solutions may alleviate most of the human suffering involved in forced migrations. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
Since 9/11 politicians, preachers, conservatives and the media are all speaking about evil. In the past the dicourse about evil in our religious, philosophic and literary traditions has provoked thinking, questioning and inquiry. But today the appeal to evil is being used as a political tool to obscure compex issues, block serious thinking and stifle... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 87.04
Die Frage nach der "braunen Vergangenheit" führender deutscher Vertriebenenpolitiker wird seit langem diskutiert. Bereits in den 1960er Jahren mussten zwei Bundesvertriebenenminister ? Theodor Oberländer und Hans Krüger ? wegen NS-Vorwürfen zurücktreten. Krüger war zugleich der erste Präsident des 1957/8 gegründeten "Bundes der Vertriebenen". In jüngster... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 59.66
Migrationskontrolle ist im Zeichen von Terrorbekämpfung und Sicherheitsdenken aktueller denn je. Wie Staaten ihre Grenzen kontrollieren, warum und auf welche Weise sie Reisende überprüfen, ein- oder aus¬schließen ? diese Fragen wurden bereits in den 1880er Jahren rege diskutiert. Das 19. Jahrhundert brachte ungeahnte Formen weltweiter Mobilität mit... more...