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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

Paperback

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

Hardback

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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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

Hamish McDonald

Regional studies; Development studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government

Hardback

Originally published: Collingwood, Victoria: Black, Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd., 2014. [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 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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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Sharing: Crime Against Capitalism

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Sharing: Crime Against Capitalism

Matthew David

Communication studies; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology

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Today's economic system, premised on the sale of physical goods, does not fit the information age in which we live. The capitalist... [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; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development; Humour

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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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Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict

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Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict

Justin Conrad

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Military tactics

Hardback

Focuses on applying lessons learned from poker, blackjack, roulette and other games of chance to study of international conflict.... [more]

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Breaking Sudan: The Search for Peace

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Breaking Sudan: The Search for Peace

Jok Madut Jok

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; African history

Paperback

A leading expert on the Sudans analyses why so many attempts to bring peace to the region have failed and sets out what it... [more]

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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie

Biography: historical, political & military; Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

An electrifying and timely book by a leading Russian expert that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives... [more]

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HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict (HBR Guide Series)

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HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict (HBR Guide Series)

Amy Gallo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Business & Economics; Business negotiation

Paperback

While some of us enjoy a lively debate with colleagues and others prefer to suppress our feelings over disagreements, we all... [more]

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The Netanyahu Years

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The Netanyahu Years

Ben Caspit, Ora Cummings

Biography: historical, political & military; Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A portrait of the current Israeli prime minister, one of Israel's more noticeable leaders in recent decades. [more]

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North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Entering the New Era of Deterrence

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North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Entering the New Era of Deterrence

Sung Chull Kim, Michael D. Cohen

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; International relations; Nuclear weapons

Paperback

North Korea is perilously close to developing strategic nuclear weapons capable of hitting the United States and its East... [more]

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How Long Will Israel Survive?: The Threat from Within

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How Long Will Israel Survive?: The Threat from Within

Gregg Carlstrom

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Middle Eastern history

Hardback

The greatest threat to Israel may come from within, not without, as Carlstrom explains in his deft account of a nation's identity... [more]

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The New Scramble for Africa

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The New Scramble for Africa

Padraig Carmody

Development studies; History; Development economics; Human geography

Paperback

Once marginalized in the world economy, Africa today is a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium... [more]

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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States

Anja Manuel

Regional studies; History; Constitution: government & the state; Geopolitics

Paperback

In This Brave New World, Anja Manuel shows us we can bring China and India along as partners, rather than alienating one or... [more]

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Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road

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Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road

Rob Schmitz

Regional studies; History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

Paperback

A timely and engaging look at the new China told through the stories of its ordinary people. [more]

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The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine

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The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine...

Nathan Thrall

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government

Hardback

In a myth-busting analysis of the world's most intractable conflict, a star of Middle East reporting, one of the most important... [more]

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Doing Time Like A Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison

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Doing Time Like A Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison...

John Kiriakou

Biography; Memoirs; Regional studies; Politics & government; Espionage & secret services; Geopolitics

Hardback

Winner of the 2016 PEN First Amendment AwardWinner of the 2016 Sam Adams Award for Integrity in IntelligenceWinner of the... [more]

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