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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

David E. Sanger

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Diplomacy; Political control & freedoms; Computer security

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From Russia's tampering with the US election to the WannaCry hack that temporarily crippled Britain's NHS, cyber-attacks have... [more]

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Edge of Chaos

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Edge of Chaos

Dambisa Moyo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Economic growth; Political economy

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Edge of Chaos sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed... [more]

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

Michael McFaul

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; The Cold War; International relations

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From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration,... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia

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The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New...

Shelly Culbertson

Regional studies; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

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Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

A. Mann

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Alana Mann explores the food sovereignty campaigns of civil society organisations in Chile, Mexico and Spain in the context... [more]

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

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The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions

Jason Hickel

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Poverty & unemployment; Social discrimination; International economics; Development economics

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***As seen on Sky News All Out Politics***`There's no understanding global inequality without understanding its history. Poor... [more]

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The Forgotten People: Updated

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The Forgotten People: Updated

Paul Ritchie

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government

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Robert Menzies' famous Forgotten People speeches captured the hopes of Australians as they looked forward to a better life... [more]

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the Future

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Why Australia Slept: Why Australia Is in Danger of Sleepwalking Into the...

Peter Hendy

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Economic history

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Australia is in danger of sleepwalking into the future. For decades Australia slept through a period of high tariff protection... [more]

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

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Against Public Broadcasting: Why and How We Should Privatise the ABC

Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Information technology industries

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

Tom Young

Development studies; History; African history; Politics & government

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It is time to change how we think about Africa [more]

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#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

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#Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

Cass R. Sunstein

Communication studies; Media studies; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's... [more]

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Geopolitics; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

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How a new understanding of warfare can help the military fight today's conflicts more effectively The way wars are fought... [more]

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No Dancing, No Dancing

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No Dancing, No Dancing

Denis Dragovic

Biography; Biography: general; Development studies; Human rights; Media, information & communication industries

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No Dancing, No Dancing follows the return journey of a former aid worker back to the site of three major humanitarian crises-South... [more]

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

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The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship...

Bruce W. Jentleson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

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Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. [more]

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The World in Conflict: Understanding the world's troublespots

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The World in Conflict: Understanding the world's troublespots

John Andrews

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; International relations

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The Economist in Association with Profile Books Ltd. and PublicAffairs --Title page verso. [more]

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Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status

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Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status

Matthew B. Roller

Communication studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history

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Looks at a feature of Roman culture: dining posture. This book investigates the meaning and importance of the three principal... [more]

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Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World

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Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World

Snigdha Poonam

Development studies; History; Age groups

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A marvellous account of the boundless ambition of small town India and the extraordinary lives of those who pursue their dreams.... [more]

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Thank You for Arguing: What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion

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Thank You for Arguing: What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach...

Jay Heinrichs

Communication studies; Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Humour

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Your ultimate guide to... [more]

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Makers And Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street

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Makers And Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street

Rana Foroohar

Interdisciplinary studies; Business & Economics

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Foroohar [posits that] the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have... [more]

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Churchill's Last Stand: The Struggle to Unite Europe

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Churchill's Last Stand: The Struggle to Unite Europe

Felix Klos

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War; International relations

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'When the Nazi power was broken, I asked myself what was the best advice I could give to my fellow citizens here in this island... [more]

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Measuring Tomorrow: Accounting for Well-Being, Resilience, and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

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Measuring Tomorrow: Accounting for Well-Being, Resilience, and Sustainability...

Eloi Laurent

Development studies; Central government policies; Business & Economics; Development economics

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How moving beyond GDP will improve well-being and sustainability Never before in human history have we produced so much data,... [more]

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One Kiss or Two?: In Search of The Perfect Greeting

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One Kiss or Two?: In Search of The Perfect Greeting

Andy Scott

Communication studies; Society & Social Sciences; Social interaction; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

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The first book to explore, in all its complexity, this crucial and fascinating - but little understood - social custom [more]

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Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad Idea)

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Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad...

Michael Luders

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Middle Eastern history; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political science & theory

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They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind. With clarity and wit, Michael Luders tells the story of Western interference... [more]

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