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Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters

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Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters

Sir Harold Evans

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Communication studies

Hardback

A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way, by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time. [more]

$48.95  $44.05

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The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State

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The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic...

Fellow William McCants (Brookings Institution)

Regional studies; History; Religion & politics; Islamic studies; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

A comprehensive history of ISIS based on insider accounts and secret communications few outsiders have seen [more]

$29.95  $26.35

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Engano Populista (Spanish)

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Engano Populista (Spanish)

Axel Kaiser, Gloria Alvarez

Regional studies; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Languages & ESL

Paperback

El populismo, que lleva anos afianzado en los gobiernos de America Latina, ha irrumpido recientemente y con fuerza en Espana... [more]

$22.95

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Move Up: Why Some Cultures Advance While Others Don't

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Move Up: Why Some Cultures Advance While Others Don't

Clotaire Rapaille, Andres Roemer

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes

Paperback

With an abundance of data and evidence, this book explores the societal and biological factors that determine whether cultures... [more]

$24.99

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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

Joby Warrick

Regional studies; History; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's... [more]

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Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality and Climate Change

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Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment,...

Graeme Maxton, Jorgen Randers

Development studies; Business & Economics; Development economics; Environmental economics; Global warming

Hardback

A persuasive economic argument that proves we can all live better lives in this finite world. The biggest challenges facing... [more]

$42.99

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

True crime; Regional studies; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

Paperback

While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope... [more]

$31.95

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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]

$37.95

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China's Future

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China's Future

David Shambaugh

Regional studies; History; International relations; Development economics

Paperback

China's future is arguably the most consequential question in global affairs. Having enjoyed unprecedented levels of growth,... [more]

$31.95

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Islamic Exceptionalism: How The Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping The Middle East

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Islamic Exceptionalism: How The Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping The Middle...

Shadi Hamid

Regional studies; Religion & beliefs; Islamic studies; Politics & government

Hardback

A dramatic inside account of the Arab Spring and its violent aftermath, based on years of research, travel, and first-hand... [more]

$35.99

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This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

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This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century...

Mark Engler, Paul Engler

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Social & political philosophy; Violence in society; Politics & government; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

<p>There is a craft to uprising—and this craft can change the world.</p><p>From protests around climate change and immigrant... [more]

$39.99

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The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

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The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

Steven Radelet

Development studies; Poverty & unemployment; Business & Economics; Development economics

Paperback

The untold story of the global poor today. [more]

$32.99

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There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond

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There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey,...

Meline Toumani

Regional studies; History

Paperback

A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTA young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a -love thine enemy- experiment that... [more]

$31.95

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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]

$65.99

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The Global Rise of China

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The Global Rise of China

Alvin Y. So, Yin-Wah Chu

Development studies; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Political economy

Paperback

This book sets out to unravel and explain the puzzle of the global rise of China: how, in just forty years, China has been... [more]

$33.95

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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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Response Based Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Violence

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Response Based Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Violence

Margareta Hyden, David Gadd, Allan Wade

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Sexual abuse & harassment; Domestic violence; Causes & prevention of crime; Psychology

Hardback

Interpersonal violence has been the focus of research within the social sciences for some considerable time. These responses,... [more]

$213.95

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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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Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

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Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

Lisa Smirl

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government

Paperback

A landmark work that - through analysing the three key symbolic sites of the grand hotel, the SUV and the compound - shows... [more]

$51.95

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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]

$51.95

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Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism: Second Edition

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Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism: Second Edition...

Henry A. Giroux

Communication studies; Society & culture: general; Sociology; Social welfare & social services; Politics & government

Paperback

Charts the various ways in which the political, corporate, and intellectual zombies that rule America embrace death-dealing... [more]

$79.95  $71.95

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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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Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee - A Look Inside North Korea

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Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee - A Look Inside North Korea

Jang Jin-Sung

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Regional studies; History; Politics & government

Hardback

THE STORY THEY COULDN'T HACK: In this rare insider s view into contemporary North Korea, a high-ranking counterintelligence... [more]

$43.95

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Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century: A Pan-African Perspective

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Africa in Global Politics in the Twenty-First Century: A Pan-African Perspective...

Olayiwola Abegunrin

Development studies; History; African history; International relations; Physics

Paperback

In the twenty-first century, Africa has become an important source of US energy imports and the world's natural resources.... [more]

$63.95

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