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Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

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Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

Alan C. Tidwell (Georgetown University, USA), Barry Scott Zellen

Development studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle; Armed conflict; Land & real estate law

Paperback

Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide.... [more]

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Criminalising Peacekeepers: Modernising National Approaches to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

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Criminalising Peacekeepers: Modernising National Approaches to Sexual Exploitation...

Melanie O'Brien

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Crime & criminology; War crimes; International criminal law

Hardback

This book examines Australia's and the United States' ability to prosecute their peacekeepers for sexual exploitation and... [more]

$279.95

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The Semiotics of Emoji: The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet

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The Semiotics of Emoji: The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet...

Marcel Danesi

Semiotics & semiology; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2017 Emoji have gone from being virtually unknown to being a central topic in internet... [more]

$27.99

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Heavy: The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context

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Heavy: The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context

Helene A. Shugart

Sociolinguistics; Communication studies; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Obesity: treatment & therapy

Hardback

This book examines contemporary mainstream cultural discourses, or stories, of obesity. The official personal responsibility... [more]

$57.95

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The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

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The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

Miko Peled

Regional studies; Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government

Paperback

A powerful account, by Israeli peace activist Miko Peled, of his transformation from a young man who'd grown up in the heart... [more]

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The Gulf War: Its Origins, History and Consequences

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The Gulf War: Its Origins, History and Consequences

John Bulloch, Harvey Morris

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Gulf War; International relations

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After a million deaths and twice that number injured, after the destruction of much of the infrastructure of Iran and Iraq,... [more]

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Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting

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Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting

Sianne Ngai

Theory of art; Semiotics & semiology; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture, dominating the look of its art and commodities as well... [more]

$44.99

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The Armenians: Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

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The Armenians: Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

Interdisciplinary studies; History

Paperback

Part of the series Caucasus World , this handbook concentrates on the Armenians. [more]

$73.99

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Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World

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Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex...

Ben Ramalingam (Independent consultant and writer)

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; International relations; Business & Economics; Development economics

Paperback

Aid has become a tangle of donors and recipients, so unwieldy that it is in danger of collapse. This ground-breaking book... [more]

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

Colin Swatridge (AQA A Level Chief Examiner)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Communication studies; Educational material

Paperback

This work is sure to improve the written work of any student required to demonstrate the key skills of critical writing and... [more]

$31.95

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Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

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Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

Corinne Goria

Development studies; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

Paperback

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These... [more]

$27.99

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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square

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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square

Michel Cormier

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

With the loosening of restrictions on the Chinese economy in the 1980s and 1990s and the rise of the middle class, many observers... [more]

$54.95

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Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal

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Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal

Joseph Campbell

Regional studies; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

This work brings the focus of Joseph Campbell's knowledge and intellect to one of his favourite topics - the myths and metaphors... [more]

$26.99

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The Settlers' War: The Struggle for the Texas Frontier in the 1860s

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The Settlers' War: The Struggle for the Texas Frontier in the 1860s

Gregory F. Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

Paperback

During the 1860s the bloodiest decade in the western Indian wars, there were no large-scale battles in Texas between the army... [more]

$40.95

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Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotaions on Timeless Topics

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Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotaions on Timeless Topics

Eric H Roth, Toni W Aberson

ELT: learning material & coursework; Communication studies; Adult education, continuous learning; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This innovative ESL/EFL textbook helps advanced English language learners develop conversation skills and improve fluency... [more]

$39.95

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How to Win Campaigns: Communications for Change

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How to Win Campaigns: Communications for Change

Chris Rose

Communication studies; Political campaigning & advertising; Political activism; Business & Economics; Public relations

Paperback

A guide for creating and running successful campaigns. Suitable for the new campaigner and the experienced communicator alike,... [more]

$52.99

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Churchill's Man of Mystery: Desmond Morton and the World of Intelligence

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Churchill's Man of Mystery: Desmond Morton and the World of Intelligence...

Gill Bennett (Cabinet Office, Histories, Openness and Records Unit, London, UK)

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; British & Irish history; Intelligence & reasoning; International relations; Armed conflict

Paperback

Based on access to official records, this book presents a study that exposes the mysterious life and career of Desmond Morton,... [more]

$69.99

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The Deadliest Indian War in the West: The Snake Conflict, 1864-1868

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The Deadliest Indian War in the West: The Snake Conflict, 1864-1868

Gregory F. Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas; Military history

Paperback

Offers a look at the natives, soldiers and settlers who clashed on the high desert of Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Oregon and Northern... [more]

$35.95

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Packer'S Lunch

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Packer'S Lunch

Neil Chenoweth

Communication studies; History; Social issues & processes

Paperback

The dark channel of money and power that flow beneath the relaxed surface of Australian culture are perilous places. This... [more]

$35.00

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A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

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A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

Gregory F. Michno, Susan Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

Paperback

Captivity narratives have been a standard genre of writings about Indians of the East for several centuries. This title presents... [more]

$37.95

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Negotiating and Problem Solving

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Getting it Right at Work Workbook: Negotiating and Problem Solving

Helen de Silva Joyce, Liz Wilson, Halina Zawadzki

Communication studies; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Focuses on internal workplace communication and looks at negotiating leave, participating and problem solving at a meeting... [more]

$24.95

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Effortless Action: Wu-wei as Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in Early China

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Effortless Action: Wu-wei as Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in...

Edward Slingerland (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages, and Cultures, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages, and Cultures, University of Southern California)

Regional studies; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Taoism

Paperback

This book presents a systematic account of the role of the personal spirit ideal of wu-wei - literally 'no doing', but better... [more]

$64.95

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Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization: Roman Women

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Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization: Roman Women

Eve D'Ambra (Vassar College, New York)

Interdisciplinary studies; History

Paperback

This book examines the daily lives of Roman women by focusing on the mundane and less celebrated aspects of daily life - family... [more]

$34.95

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French Verbs Made Simpler

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French Verbs Made Simpler

David M. Brodsky

Semantics; Regional studies; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Explains the rules that govern the conjugation of all classes of French verbs - especially the irregular ones that give second-language... [more]

$46.95

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Getting it Right at Work Pack: Negotiating and Problem Solving

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Getting it Right at Work Pack: Negotiating and Problem Solving

Helen de Silva Joyce, Liz Wilson, Halina Zawadzki

ELT: English for business; Communication studies; Office & workplace; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

Focuses on internal workplace communication and looks at negotiating leave, participating and problem solving at a meeting... [more]

$52.95

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