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Politics of Forgetting: New Zealand, Greece and Britain at War

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Politics of Forgetting: New Zealand, Greece and Britain at War

Martyn Brown

History; International relations

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Greece was a poor country in turmoil and pain during the 1940s. A military dictatorship was followed by invasion and terrifying... [more]

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On Grand Strategy

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On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis

History; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy; Defence strategy, planning & research

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In Chapters extending from the ancient world to the Second World War, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice... [more]

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

Kishore Mahbubani

Globalization; Politics & government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics

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Kishore Mahbubani's timely polemic argues passionately for the West to cease imposing its ideology on the world and intervening... [more]

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

Robert Kuttner

Politics & government; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic history; Advocate - Politics

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A leading social critic recounts capitalism's finest hour and shows us how we might achieve it once again. [more]

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The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

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The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy

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New York Times Book Review Editor's Pick [more]

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [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 World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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The Psychology of Politics

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The Psychology of Politics

Barry Richards

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Politics & government

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How do some political leaders capture popular support? What is the appeal of belonging to a nation? Can democracy thrive?<br... [more]

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles

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The Business of Human Rights: Best Practice and the UN Guiding Principles...

Alex Newton

Politics & government; Sales & marketing; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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The spotlight of global scrutiny has shone particularly brightly on corporations' adverse impacts on human rights in recent... [more]

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche to Postmodernism, Second Edition

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche...

Richard Wolin

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Ever since the shocking revelations of the fascist ties of Martin Heidegger and Paul de Man, postmodernism has been haunted... [more]

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The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History

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The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History

Cemil Aydin

History; Middle Eastern history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Islamic studies; Geopolitics

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As Cemil Aydin explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world's 1.5 billion Muslims constitute... [more]

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Politics & government

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Harlem 69 brings Stuart Cosgrove's epic sixties trilogy to a dramatic conclusion... [more]

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The Price of Paradise

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The Price of Paradise

Iain Overton

Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An urgent and pertinent exploration of how and why the suicide bomber has shaped the modern age, written by a multi-award... [more]

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

Elliot Ackerman

Memoirs; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Armed conflict

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In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Timothy Snyder

General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political structures: democracy; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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'Brilliant and disturbing' Yuval Noah HarariThe past is another country,... [more]

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Spring

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Spring

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Political activism

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Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The... [more]

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

Jonathan Holslag

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; International trade

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For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports,... [more]

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global...

Alfred W. McCoy

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geopolitics

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The essential guide to how American foreign policy shaped the world and where it's left us [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth...

Stephen Davis

True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Conspiracy theories; Political corruption; Press & journalism

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There is a war on truth and the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover... [more]

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

Dinesh Mohan, Harsh Mander, Navsharan Singh, Pamela Philipose, Tapan Bose

History; Armed conflict

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What is happening inside the world's most militarised zone?<br /><br />This... [more]

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