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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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In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no... [more]

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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy

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Candidates Disease: The Minor Party Epidemic That Almost Saved Our Democracy...

Peter Breen

Regional studies; History; Politics & government

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A serial candidate for election to state and federal parliaments for nearly 50 years, Peter Breen looks back on a political... [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 Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

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The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

Arkady Ostrovsky

Regional studies; History; European history; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Atlantic Books. [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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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

Robert Browning

Regional studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided... [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences

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An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

Frederic Wehrey

Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government; International relations

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A riveting, beautifully crafted account of Libya after Qadhafi. [more]

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

Michael S. Neiberg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; European history; First World War; Treaties & other sources of international law

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This book presents an introduction to one of the most important treaties ever written, the Treaty of Versailles, which formally... [more]

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

Mike Shatzkin , Robert Paris Riger

Communication studies; Economic history; Publishing industry; Information technology industries

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Many of us read books every day, either electronically or in print. We remember the books that shaped our ideas about the... [more]

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Conflicts: A Better Way to Resolve Them

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Conflicts: A Better Way to Resolve Them

Edward de Bono

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Think, don't fight.<br /><br />Conflicts argues that instead of our age... [more]

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

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Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

Samuel Greene, Graeme Robertson

Regional studies; History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government

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A fascinating, bottom-up exploration of contemporary Russian politics that sheds new light on why Putin's grip on power is... [more]

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

Alan Dowty

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political science & theory

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From Mark Twain to Theodor Herzl, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, Ezer Weizman, Ehud Barak, Marwan Barghouti,... [more]

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No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics

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No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics

Ruben Andersson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Globalization; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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War-torn deserts, jihadist killings, trucks weighted down with contraband and migrants-from the Afghan-Pakistan borderlands... [more]

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir...

Gene Tunny

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Economic history

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Gene Tunny is a Brisbane-based economist and former Australian Treasury official. During the late 2000s financial crisis,... [more]

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

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Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed

Olivier van Beemen

Development studies; History; Multinationals; Food manufacturing & related industries

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'Precisely and rigorously ticks off Heineken's excesses and tribulations in Africa.' - Le Monde [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: The Power of Nonviolence...

Richard Bartlett Gregg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Richard Bartlett Gregg's The Power of Nonviolence (1959) is an influential defence of nonviolence as a viable alternative... [more]

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

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The Mannix Era: Melbourne Catholic Leadership 1920-1970

Patrick Morgan

Regional studies; Australasian & Pacific history; Religion & beliefs; Politics & government

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The Mannix Era covers the main actors, organizations, events and issues in the archdiocese from 1920-1970. The narrative has... [more]

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Cuarta Espada

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Cuarta Espada

Santiago Roncagliolo

Regional studies; History of the Americas; Marxism & Communism; Languages & ESL

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La cuarta espada es una... [more]

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Libya

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Libya

Jacob Mundy

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; International relations; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Libya is teetering on the edge of collapse, having become a new safe haven for transnational terrorist organizations and the... [more]

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

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Rusted Off: Why Country Australia is Fed Up

Gabrielle Chan

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Looks at what is defining today's country/city divide and how it is affecting the political status quo. [more]

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