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The Law and the Prophets: Black Consciousness in South Africa, 1968-1977

by Daniel R. Magaziner Ohio University Press (August 15, 2010)

"No nation can win a battle without faith," Steve Biko wrote, and as Daniel R. Magaziner demonstrates in The Law and the Prophets, the combination of ideological and theological exploration proved a potent force....


Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China

by Blaine Kaltman Ohio University Press (July 31, 2014)

The Turkic Muslims known as the Uighur have long faced social and economic disadvantages in China because of their minority status. Under the Heel of the Dragon: Islam, Racism, Crime, and the Uighur in China...


Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation

by Margaret Cain McCarthy & Mary Ann Zollmann UPA (September 24, 2014)

Power of Sisterhood serves as an historical record of the Apostolic Visitation initiated by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. This book delves into...


The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson New Society Publishers (March 31, 2014)

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...


Peddling Peril

by David Albright Free Press (March 16, 2010)

“THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.” —ALBERT EINSTEIN

With the revelation of Iran’s secret uranium...


Contemporary Africa's Growth and Development: Issues, Paradox and Solutions

by Agyemang Attah-Poku UPA (December 14, 2012)

This book examines the various factors that have influenced the growth and development process of contemporary Africa. This volume comes up with comprehensive and detailed suggestions and recommendations to...


Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

by Stephen Luis Vilaseca Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (September 24, 2013)

Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! is the first book to combine close-readings of the representations of Spanish squatters known as okupas with the study of the urban. Vilaseca broadens the scope of Spanish...


Everyday Life in Central Asia: Past and Present

by Jeff Sahadeo & Russell Zanca Indiana University Press (June 21, 2007)

For its citizens, contemporary Central Asia is a land of great promise and peril. While the end of Soviet rule has opened new opportunities for social mobility and cultural expression, political and economic...


We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

by Mike McGuire, Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & David Graeber AK Press (October 23, 2012)

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.


Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice

by Heather Goodall, Sylvia Hood Washington, Paul Rosier & Martin Melosi et al. Lexington Books (March 07, 2006)

This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography...


The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind

by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Acclaim for the Bomb in My Garden"This one book will tell you more about Iraq's quest for weapons of mass destruction than all U.S. intelligence on the subject. It is a fascinating and rare glimpse inside Saddam...


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau HarperCollins Publishers (May 28, 2013)

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and...


The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

by Dany Laferrière, David Homel & Michaëlle Jean Arsenal Pulp Press (December 07, 2012)

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.


Twilight's Last Gleaming: American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World

by Edmund Clingan Lexington Books (December 13, 2012)

In Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Edmund Clingan uses economic measurements to establish measures of political and military power. Clingan examines the changes in these measurements over the last two hundred years...


Encountering America

by Jessica Grogan Harper Perennial (December 26, 2012)

A dramatic narrative history of the psychological movement that reshaped American culture

The expectation that our careers and personal lives should be expressions of our authentic selves, the belief that our...


Is This Your First War?: Travels Through the Post-9/11 Islamic World

by Michael Petrou Dundurn (September 10, 2012)

Premier foreign correspondent Michael Petrou treks through the Middle East and Central Asia, from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Syria and Egypt, and bring backs blistering stories of turmoil and the people who...


Power Struggle Over Afghanistan

by Kai Eide Skyhorse (November 01, 2011)

Based on the author’s own conversations with President Karzai and other Afghan politicians, as well as prominent international representatives, Power Struggle Over Afghanistan is a Norwegian diplomat’s account...


Crossing the Line

by Martin Dillon Merrion Press (September 04, 2017)

In Crossing the Line, former BBC journalist and best-selling author Martin Dillon recalls his courageous journalistic career spent ‘on the edge’ during the worst years of the modern Troubles. Following his...


The Impossible State, Updated Edition

by Victor Cha Ecco (October 23, 2018)

In The  Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain on provocative, isolationist North Korea, providing our best look yet at its history and...


The Time Has Come: Ger McDonnell – His Life & His Death on K2

by Damien O'Brien The Collins Press (March 05, 2012)

K2 is one of the world’s most difficult and unpredictable mountains. At 8,611 metres/28,251 feet, the world’s second tallest mountain is regarded by most climbers as the ultimate achievement in mountaineering....


The South African Mosaic II

by Nomazengele A. Mangaliso Hamilton Books (March 23, 2018)

The book revisits a study conducted in 1994 on subjects defined as historically disadvantaged by the apartheid regime. However, despite the ravages of that regime, these individuals had succeeded and gotten...


The Construction of the European Union

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the European Union in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the development of the...


The Great Recession

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Understand the Great Recession in no time! Find out everything you need to know about this key moment in contemporary economic history with this practical and accessible guide.

The burst of the property bubble...


The Forgotten

by Ben Bradlee, Little, Brown and Company (October 16, 2018)

Named one of the "juiciest political books to come in 2018" by Entertainment Weekly

An up-close look at the voters of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania who decisively swung the state for Donald J. Trump, examining...


Class of Hope and Change

by Deji Komolafe OverPond Media (January 12, 2018)

Reclaiming their time. Sharing their lives. Speaking their truth.

Millennials, the young people who entered adulthood during the first 18 years of the 21st century, have come of age during one of the most dramatic...


The United Nations

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the United Nations in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the history and principal...


Flight 93

by Tom McMillan & Governor Tom Ridge Lyons Press (September 11, 2014)

United Airlines Flight 93, which took off from Newark Airport the morning of September 11th, 2001, is perhaps the most famous flight in modern American history: We know of the passenger uprising, but there’s...


In America

by Caitríona Perry Gill Books (October 27, 2017)

As RTÉ’s Washington correspondent, Caitríona Perry has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as the world tries to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump’s...


A History of County Wexford

by Nicholas Furlong Gill Books (October 23, 2003)

Brimming with vitality and information, Nicholas Furlong’s comprehensive A History of County Wexford is an indispensable guide to Wexford’s history, culture and people. Furlong starts with Wexford’s first...


A History of County Galway

by Peadar O'Dowd Gill Books (October 05, 2004)

Peadar O’Dowd’s A History of County Galway is an enjoyable, accessible and informative study of Galway’s history. A comprehensive book that begins with Galway’s geological formation, O’Dowd’s study...


The Guarding of Ireland – The Garda Síochána and the Irish State 1960–2014

by Conor Brady Gill Books (September 26, 2014)

A very timely analysis of the Garda Síochána, the Irish police force, as it navigates one of the most difficult years since its foundation.

It is a story marked by success and failure, by attempted reform and...


Hidden Interests in Credit and Finance

by James B. Greenberg & Thomas K. Park Lexington Books (September 20, 2017)

In this book, James B. Greenberg and Thomas K. Park take an anthropological approach to the economic history of the past one thousand years and define credit as a potentially transformative force involving inequalties,...


Echo in Ramadi

by Scott A. Huesing & Major General James Livingston Regnery History (February 20, 2018)

"In war, destruction is everywhere. It eats everything around you. Sometimes it eats at you." —Major Scott Huesing, Echo Company Commander

For ten brutal months, from the winter of 2006 through the spring of...


I Really Didn’t Want to Become a Doctor

by Howie C. Wolf Hamilton Books (August 08, 2017)

This book traces memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he observed his family doctor father while growing up. To spend so many years in school—only to have meals, sleep,...


The Power of Inaction

by Cornelia Woll Cornell University Press (April 17, 2014)

Bank bailouts in the aftermath of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the Great Recession brought into sharp relief the power that the global financial sector holds over national politics, and provoked...


The Living History of Pakistan (2011 - 2016): Volume III

by Inam R. Sehri Grosvenor House Publishing (April 13, 2017)

Karachi, a mega city of about 25 million now, has been burning since two decades in spreading blaze of target killings, extortion, organised robberies, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian blasts and massive corruption...


On Europe

by Margaret Thatcher William Collins (May 18, 2017)

First published in her pioneering treatise Statecraft, the opinions and projections of the former Prime Minister on Europe remain potent and resoundingly prophetic.

Margaret Thatcher foresaw the European Union...


Five Plays

by Michael Weller Theatre Communications Group (December 01, 1997)

“It’s hard to think of a writer who knows his generation better than Michael Weller.” —Frank Rich, New York Times Michael Weller’s early work chronicled American culture as it was taken apart and reformed...


The Making of an Elder Culture

by Theodore Roszak New Society Publishers (September 01, 2009)

"It is a brilliant and highly original thesis. I commend Roszak for writing the book." - Tom Pochari, World Affairs Monthly

"...sense of optimisim that comes out in this book, where Roszak champions the possibility...


Dumbing Us Down

by John Taylor Gatto & Thomas Moore New Society Publishers (February 01, 2002)

With over 70,000 copies of the first edition in print, this radical treatise on public education has been a New Society Publishers’ bestseller for 10 years! Thirty years in New York City’s public schools...


Between Barack and a Hard Place

by Tim Wise City Lights Publishers (February 01, 2009)

Race is, and always has been, an explosive issue in the United States. In this timely new book, Tim Wise explores how Barack Obama’s emergence as a political force is taking the race debate to new levels....


The Trial of Pope Benedict

by Daniel Gawthrop Arsenal Pulp Press (May 31, 2013)

In this persuasive new book, Daniel Gawthrop examines how Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) systematically steered the Catholic Church to the far right, and what his shocking resignation means for the Church...


Web as History

by Niels Brügger & Professor Ralph Schroeder UCL Press (March 06, 2017)

The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...


People Who Made Sure You Could Grow up to Vote! | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Aren’t you a lucky child? A long time ago, the right to suffrage was only granted to certain members of the society. These days, everyone can vote. The question now is who should you vote? You will find that...


50 Famous People in Modern History for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s...


Appreciating All of the Continents | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

History is interesting and so is geography. This is an edition of modern history where your kids will be familiarized with all the continents in the world. Surprise your children with the wonders of the earth...


How Bills Become Laws | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Government are governed by laws. And these laws dictate the right and wrong in a certain society. In this book, your child will learn how bills become laws. You might think it’s too early to introduce this...


The Little Boy Named Barry Obama | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Do you know who Barry Obama is? Most of you might know him as Barack Obama. He is the 44th President of the United States and is the first African American to hold the office. There are a lot of fun and interesting...