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  • Little Americaby Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    From the award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a riveting, intimate account of America?s troubled war in Afghanistan. When President Barack Obama ordered the surge of troops and aid to Afghanistan, Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran followed. He found the effort sabotaged not only by Afghan and Pakistani malfeasance... more...

  • Economics in the Long Runby Theodore Rosenof

    The University of North Carolina Press 1997; US$ 29.99

    Economics in the Long Run: New Deal Theorists and Their Legacies, 1933-1993 more...

  • Our Final Hourby Martin Rees

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    From world-renowned astrophysicist Sir Martin Rees, a timely, brisk, and alarming look at the way today's technology could spell the end of tomorrow. more...

  • Seeking Peace in El Salvadorby Diana Villiers Negroponte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.00

    The resolution of the civil war in El Salvador coincided with the end of the Cold War. After two years of negotiations and a decade-long effort to implement the peace accords, this work questions how peace was made and whether it has endured. more...

  • Modernism and British Socialismby Thomas Linehan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.00

    Thomas Linehan offers a fresh perspective on late Victorian and Edwardian socialism by examining the socialist revival of these years from the standpoint of modernism. In so doing, he explores the modernist mission as extending beyond the concerns of the literary and artistic avant-garde to incorporate political and social movements. more...

  • The Invisible Weaponby Daniel R. Headrick

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 28.99

    A vital instrument of power, telecommunications is and has always been a political technology. In this book, Headrick examines the political history of telecommunications from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. He argues that this technology gave society new options. In times of peace, the telegraph and radio were, as many predicted,... more...

  • Brainwashby Dominic Streatfeild

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    What would it take to turn you into a suicide bomber? How would you interrogate a member of Al Qaeda? With access to formerly classified documentation and interviews from the CIA, the U.S. Army, MI5, MI6, and the British Intelligence Corps, acclaimed journalist Dominic Streatfeild traces the history of the world's most secret psychological... more...

  • Cracking the SAT U.S. & World History Subject Tests, 2013-2014 Editionby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    If you need to know it, it's in this book. This eBook version of the 2013-2014 edition of Cracking the SAT U.S. & World History Subject Tests  has been optimized for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. It   includes: · 4 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations (2 for each subject test) · Comprehensive... more...

  • Ethnic Realities of Mexican Americansby Martin Guevara Urbina; Joel E. Vela; Juan O. Sanchez

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 49.95

    The goal of this book is to examine the ethnic experience of the Mexican American community in the United States, from colonialism to twenty-first century globalization. The authors unearth evidence that reveals how historically white ideology, combined with science, law, and the American imagination, has been strategically used as a mechanism to intimidate,... more...

  • The Economic and Social History of Brazil since 1889by Francisco Vidal Luna; Herbert S. Klein

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    This is the first complete economic and social history of Brazil in the modern period in any language. more...