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  • Peace and War: Britain In 1914by Nigel Jones

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 9.99

    A gripping portrait of life in Britain in a year that shook Europe to its foundations 1914 dawned with Britain at peace, albeit troubled by faultlines within and threats without: Ireland trembled on the brink of civil war; suffragette agitation was assuming an ever more violent hue; and suspicions of Germany's ambitions bred a paranoia expressed... more...

  • The Dangerous Divideby Peter Eichstaedt

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    How do we balance border security and America?s need for a vital workforce while continuing to provide access to the American dream? Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States has steadily ramped up security along the U.S.-Mexico border, transforming America?s legendary Southwest into a frontier of fear. Veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt roams... more...

  • Research Handbook on International Law and Migrationby V. Chetail; C. Bauloz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Migration is a complex and multifaceted issue, and the current legal framework suffers from considerable ambiguity and lack of cohesive focus. This Handbook offers a comprehensive take on the intersection of law and migration studies and provides strategies for better understanding the potential of international legal norms in regulating migration.... more...

  • The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Powerby Mika Aaltola; Juha Käpylä; Valtteri Vuorisalo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Global Commons refer to domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently the man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains, even if outside the direct responsibility and governance of sovereign entities, are of crucial interest for the contemporary world... more...

  • The Long Peace of East Asiaby Timo Kivimäki

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    During the past three decades, East Asia has been more peaceful than Europe, the Americas or any continent, in terms of battle deaths per capita. When generating theories on peace and war, studies almost never look at the experiences of East Asia. Since East Asia is a spectacular case of pacification, and since it has not contributed much to our theories... more...

  • How the EU Really Worksby Olivier Costa; Nathalie Brack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides a concise analysis of the EU and its dynamics by paying particular attention to its day to day operation. It proposes to help students and scholars understand its evolution, its institutions, its decision-making and the interactions between the EU and various actors. Avoiding abstract theorizing, the authors propose an easy to read... more...

  • Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningradby Eugene Krasnov; Anna Karpenko; Greg Simons

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad captures the evolving nature of the types of crises faced by a society as it transforms and evolves. Expert contributors from the region chart the tensions, problems and opportunities created by the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991 and examine the change in status and situation of the Kaliningrad... more...

  • Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanismby Dirk Wiemann; Gaby Mahlberg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanism takes stock of developments in the scholarship of seventeenth-century English republicanism by looking at the movements that have shaped the field over the decades: the linguistic turn, the cultural turn and the religious turn. The contributors to this volume have brought these approaches together... more...

  • Ruling Russiaby William Zimmerman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    When the Soviet Union collapsed, many hoped that Russia?s centuries-long history of autocratic rule might finally end. Yet today?s Russia appears to be retreating from democracy, not progressing toward it. Ruling Russia is the only book of its kind to trace the history of modern Russian politics from the Bolshevik Revolution to the presidency of... more...

  • Impossible Subjectsby Mae M. Ngai

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    This book traces the origins of the ?illegal alien? in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy?a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century. Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal regime... more...