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  • Montreal's Irish Mafiaby D'Arcy O'Connor

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • The Violent Yearsby Paul R. Kavieff

    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...

  • Reluctant Heroby Michael Benfante; Dave Hollander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Getting Away With Murderby Richard D. Mahoney

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • Bin Ladenby Adam Robinson

    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...

  • Be Silent or Be Killedby Roger Hunt

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.32

    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...

  • Forced Migration and Global Processesby Francois Crepeau; Delphine Nakache; Michael Collyer; Nathaniel H. Goetz; Art Hansen

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • The Abuse of Evilby Richard J. Bernstein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Vertriebenenverbände im Fadenkreuzby Heike Amos

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 70.00

    Der Bund der Vertriebenen und die ostdeutschen Landsmannschaften zählten für die SED und die Staatssicherheit zu den "politischen Feindorganisationen" in der Bundesrepublik. Diese Interessenverbände galt es mit allen Mitteln zu bekämpfen, da sie die staatliche Existenz der DDR, die Herrschaft der SED und die Grenzen zu Polen und zur Sowjetunion nicht... more...

  • Grenzen der Freizügigkeitby Christiane Reinecke

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 77.00

    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...