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Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


Evidence and information

by National Forum on Health Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How can the health of Canadians be promoted across different age groups? What is the level of quality of Canada’s health care system? On the international level, how do our health care costs compare with those...


L'Empire du capital

by Mikhail Uspensky Parkstone International (June 30, 2011)

Si le ravissant « Pays du soleil levant » devait, lors d'une de ces éruptions volcaniques qui le menacent d'extinction, sombrer à jamais dans les profondeurs de l'océan, il continuerait de vivre pour nous...


Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

by Robin Philpot Baraka Books (November 27, 2013)

The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali...


Crooked Politics in Northwest Indiana

by Jerry Davich The History Press (March 06, 2017)

Defined by a tangled web of deception for more than a century, Northwest Indiana's political culture involved secret handshakes, tapped phone calls, backroom deals and murder.

Found submerged in his car with...


Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula

by Russell M. Magnaghi The History Press (July 10, 2017)

Temperance workers had their work cut out for them in the Upper Peninsula. It was a wild and woolly place where moonshiners, bootleggers and rumrunners thrived.

Al Capone and the Purple Gang came north to keep...


On the Front Lines of Pennsylvania Politics

by John M. Baer The History Press (September 25, 2012)

Enjoy a fun look at behind-the-scenes politics and personalities in the history of Harrisburg and the Keystone State.

Pennsylvania, first home of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, has a tradition...


Nestlé in Fulton, New York

by Jim Farfaglia The History Press (November 26, 2018)

Devour this delectable, surprising history of one of America's most beloved confectioners with first-hand accounts and stories.

In 1898, Switzerland's Nestlé Company was searching for a location to build its...


Pittsburgh and the Great Steel Strike of 1919

by Ryan C. Brown The History Press (September 09, 2019)

Author Ryan C. Brown details the harrowing days of the Great Steel Strike of 1919 that rocked Pittsburgh and its seemingly impregnable "principality of steel."

In 1919, the steel industry of Pittsburgh was on...


Mobtown Massacre

by Josh S. Cutler & Dr. Edward Papenfuse The History Press (February 18, 2019)

With a bitterly divided nation plunged into the War of 1812, a fiery young Federalist editor named Alexander Hanson risked his life to defend a newspaper that dared express unpopular views.

His words provoked...


Tennessee Statesman Harry T. Burn

by Tyler L. Boyd & Beth Harwell Former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives The History Press (August 05, 2019)

Harry T. Burn's great-grandnephew, Tyler L. Boyd, chronicles the life and legacy of a Tennessee legend in this never-before-told life story.

After reading a letter from his mother, Burn cast the deciding vote...


The Financial System Limit

by David Kauders Sparkling Books Limited (July 27, 2020)

Why were economies sluggish before the pandemic arrived? Why have interest rates paid by businesses and households been rising even though deposit rates are nil? Does the policy of bailing out economies, now...


Slouching Towards Sirte

by Maximilian Forte Baraka Books (November 09, 2012)

NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. Libya was barred from representing...


REPARATIONS

by Collective Diasporas noires (September 29, 2020)

COLLECTIVE INTERNATIONAL BOOK. The fight initiated by MIR and many others must now be raised, intensified and federated at the international level. This is why, in partnership with DIASPORAS NOIRES EDITIONS,...


Between Five Eyes

by Anthony R Wells & The Lord West of Spithead Casemate (September 30, 2020)

UK/US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand is primarily about one main thing, relationships. In this remarkable book, Anthony Wells charts fifty years of change,...


Ideology Over Economics

by John Loxley Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

Public private partnerships in which the private sector takes on roles previously carried out by the public sector have been heavily promoted in the provision of infrastructure throughout the world, but especially...


Asian Immigrants in "Two Canadas"

by Habiba Zaman Fernwood Publishing (August 06, 2020)

Canada is experiencing a major demographic shift, with two-thirds of the population in major cities predicted to belong to racialized groups, particularly Asian newcomers, by 2031. But how are these immigrants...


Asian Immigrants in "Two Canadas"

by Habiba Zaman Fernwood Publishing (August 06, 2020)

Canada is experiencing a major demographic shift, with two-thirds of the population in major cities predicted to belong to racialized groups, particularly Asian newcomers, by 2031. But how are these immigrants...


More Powerful Together

by Jen Gobby Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved with climate...


More Powerful Together

by Jen Gobby Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved with climate...


About Canada: Public-Private Partnerships

by Heather Whiteside Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

In a public-private partnership, or P3, a private, for-profit corporation assumes control over the design, construction, financing and operation of public infrastructure and services. P3s have been used in Canada...


Labour Under Attack

by Stephanie Ross & Larry Savage Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

This multi-disciplinary edited collection critically examines the causes and effects of anti-unionism in Canada. Primarily through a series of case studies, the book's contributors document and expose the tactics...


Labour Under Attack

by Stephanie Ross & Larry Savage Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

This multi-disciplinary edited collection critically examines the causes and effects of anti-unionism in Canada. Primarily through a series of case studies, the book's contributors document and expose the tactics...


About Canada: Public-Private Partnerships

by Heather Whiteside Fernwood Publishing (September 13, 2016)

In a public-private partnership, or P3, a private, for-profit corporation assumes control over the design, construction, financing and operation of public infrastructure and services. P3s have been used in Canada...


The United African States

by Emmanuel Ngombet Ditunga Otsaro Diasporas noires (July 07, 2020)

Young Africans are called to build their continent themselves, by drawing the consequences of all the mistakes of humanity's past, while consolidating the best. Are they and will they live up to short-term and...


The United African States

by Emmanuel Ngombet Ditunga Otsaro Diasporas noires (July 07, 2020)

Young Africans are called to build their continent themselves, by drawing the consequences of all the mistakes of humanity's past, while consolidating the best. Are they and will they live up to short-term and...


Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

by Robin Philpot Baraka Books (November 27, 2013)

The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali...


Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


Riot that Never Was, The

by James Jackson Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

A fascinating, methodical investigation into a little-known tragedy shows that truth can prevail even 180 years after the fact.In this "whodunit," James Jackson is a one-man investigative commission. He meticulously...


The Einstein File - New Updated Edition

by Fred Jerome, David Suzuki & Ajamu Baraka Baraka Books (March 23, 2018)

Einstein arrived in the United States in 1933, the year the Nazis rose to power in Germany. From that moment until he died in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI--with other agencies--feverishly collected "derogatory...


State union 2020

by Pascale Joannin Marie B (May 09, 2020)

The Schuman Report 2020 on the State of the Union offers a complete panorama of the European Union.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Pascale Joannin is managing director of the Schuman Fondation.


Bombardier Abroad

by David P. Thomas Fernwood Publishing (October 10, 2018)

In Bombardier Abroad, Thomas examines several cases of the Canadian aerospace giant's work in the high-speed rail sector in South Africa, China/Tibet, and Israel/Palestine and argues that these projects are...


2009-2012 Obama's First Term, Bush's "Legacy", Arab Spring & World Jihadism

by Karl M. Van Meter Editions L'Harmattan (October 15, 2016)

This work is based on the systematically use of computer-assisted co-occurrence of key words analysis of English-language media reports. With almost 20 entries per day or over 6,000 press reports per year, we...


Human resources dictionary for defense and firms

by Jean-Claude Laloire Editions L'Harmattan (October 01, 2016)

This bilingual dictionary devoted to HR (Human Resources) deals with this matter both in defense and in firm environments. It includes the various HR aspects, by presenting the whole of the chain, from recruitment...


Media in third-wave democracies

by Edited by Péter Bajomi-Lázár Editions L'Harmattan (May 02, 2018)

The media and political systems of former communist countries in Central/Eastern Europe share a number of similarities with those in Southern Europe. According to Karol Jakubowicz, these similarities also include...


Smart Power in Barack Obama's Foreign Policy

by Hakim Zermouni Editions L'Harmattan (September 15, 2016)

U.S. relations with the six nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have been characterized by the use of "smart power" during the administration...


Smart Power in Barack Obama's Foreign Policy

by Hakim Zermouni Editions L'Harmattan (September 15, 2016)

U.S. relations with the six nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have been characterized by the use of "smart power" during the administration...


Smart Power in Barack Obama's Foreign Policy

by Hakim Zermouni Editions L'Harmattan (September 15, 2016)

U.S. relations with the six nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have been characterized by the use of "smart power" during the administration...


NOlympians

by Jules Boykoff Fernwood Publishing (April 08, 2020)

NOlympians: Inside the Fight Against Capitalist Mega-Sports in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Beyond investigates the intersection of the global rise of anti-Olympics activism and the declining popularity of hosting...


Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

by Robert Latham, A. T. Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen & Niko Block Fernwood Publishing (April 08, 2020)

What does the future hold for the left? How does the left adapt to, and prepare for, the crises of our time? In moments of crisis it is always important to rethink longstanding assumptions, jettison wishful...


The United States Of West Africa - USOWA

by Emmanuel Ngombet ‘Ditunga Otsaro’ Diasporas noires (February 25, 2020)

Before it's too late, a citizen's initiative supported by the Civil Society may lead to the SYMBOLIC constitution of an embryo of African federal state : United States Of West Africa - USOWA / Les États-Unis...


The individual application under the European Convention on Human Rights

by Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos & Maria-Andriani Kostopoulou Council of Europe (June 26, 2019)

An indispensable practical guide for any potential applicant and any legal professional This book, which is a practical guide aimed at both professional lawyers and potential applicants, clearly and comprehensively...


Book Review: Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 07, 2019)

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz offers...


Book Review: Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 07, 2019)

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen advocates a new outlook...


Book Review: Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 03, 2019)

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness...


Book Review: The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 03, 2019)

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

The Communist Manifesto is one of the most influential works...


An introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights

by Martyn Bond Conseil de l'Europe (September 30, 2018)

"Respect for human rights lies at the heart of what it means to be European" (Martyn Bond) The right to life, prohibition of torture, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, freedom of expression, the right...


The Fall of the Berlin Wall

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (January 30, 2017)

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

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the fall of the Berlin Wall.When...


Journalism at risk

by Onur Andreotti, Nils Muižnieks, Tarlach McGonagle & Sejal Parmar et al. Council of Europe (September 30, 2015)

Is journalism under threat? Censorship, political pressure, intimidation, job insecurity and attacks on the protection of journalists’ sources - how can these threats be tackled?Journalism at Risk is a new...


Freedom of expression and defamation

by Tarlach McGonagle & Onur Andreotti Council of Europe (August 31, 2016)

Freedom of expression and defamation: where do we draw the line? Freedom of expression is a fundamental freedom, one of the cornerstones of democracy in Europe, enshrined in various key texts, including the...