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- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 24.95
In the aftermath of 9/11, few questioned the political narrative provided by the White House about Guantánamo and the steady stream of prisoners delivered there from half a world away. The Bush administration gave various rationales for the detention of the prisoners captured in the War on Terror: they represented extraordinary threats to the American... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 13.99
Michael Plante, a low-level Hells Angels dog's body in Vancouver, is arrested for extortion in 2003. Coincidentally, police intercept a boat carrying cocaine from Colombia to Vancouver, a shipment arranged by the East End chapter of Vancouver's Hells Angels. The cops need to send someone inside to gather evidence that can be used to arrest and convict... more...
- 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...
- 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$ 14.95
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 2010; US$ 59.01
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...