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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

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In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

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Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

Toni Morrison

Literary essays; Literature: history & criticism; History of the Americas; Globalization; Geopolitics

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Throughout A Mouth Full of Blood our search for truth, moral integrity and expertise is met by Toni Morrison with controlled... [more]

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)

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Are we Asian Yet?: History Vs Geography (#5 Australian Foreign Affairs)...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; Society & culture: general; International relations

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<div>The latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia's struggle to define its place in Asia as it balances... [more]

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Fascism: A Warning

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Fascism: A Warning

Madeleine Albright

History: specific events & topics; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism

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The #1 NYT BESTSELLER A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy... [more]

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

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The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

Bruno Macaes

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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A bold, eye-opening account of the coming integration of Europe and Asia [more]

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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Keith E. Whittington

Ethical issues: censorship; Philosophy & theory of education; Universities; Politics & government; Law & society; Constitutional & administrative law

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Examining such hot-button issues as trigger warnings, safe spaces, hate speech, disruptive protests, speaker disinvitations,... [more]

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World...

Thomas Knock

History; History of the Americas; First World War; Diplomacy

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A close look at Woodrow Wilson's political thought and international diplomacy In the widely acclaimed To End All Wars,... [more]

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United...

Or Rosenboim

History; General & world history; Second World War; Political ideologies; International relations

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How competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the modern concept of globalism During and after the Second... [more]

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

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Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

Matthew Simonton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Political science & theory; Political ideologies

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Classical Greek Oligarchy thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of ancient Greek government, the rule of... [more]

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

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Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified?

Elizabeth Frazer, Kimberly Hutchings

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Advocate - Politics

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In this book, Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings ask whether the use of violence can ever be justified in politics. Using... [more]

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

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Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

Cornelia Dean

Media studies; Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Science funding & policy

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Cornelia Dean draws on her 30 years as a science journalist with the New York Times to expose the flawed reasoning and knowledge... [more]

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

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Apollo in the Age of Aquarius

Neil M. Maher

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Conservation of the environment; Technical design; History of engineering & technology

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In summer 1969, astronauts landed on the moon and hippie hordes descended on Woodstock two era-defining events that are not... [more]

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Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

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Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual...

Emily Jones (Lecturer in Modern British History, University of Manchester)

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Edmund Burke, eighteenth-century Irishman and politician, was no 'C/conservative', yet 'Burkean conservatism' is seen as the... [more]

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Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

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Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Darrell Bricker, John Ibbitson

Migration, immigration & emigration; Population & demography; Geopolitics; Mathematics & Sciences; Human geography

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For half a century, statisticians, pundits and politicians have warned that population growth is spiraling out of control,... [more]

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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

Parag Khanna

History; Geopolitics; International business

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Leading global strategist Parag Khanna explains how Asia is reshaping the entire planet and setting a new template for our... [more]

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Parkland

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Parkland

Dave Cullen

Biography; Street & gun crime; Secondary schools; Political control & freedoms

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Exclusive story of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the March for Our Lives campaign for gun control run by teen... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

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Syria

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Syria

David W. Lesch

History; Political science & theory

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David Lesch takes the reader on an illuminating journey through the last hundred years of Syrian history - from the end of... [more]

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Advocates and Persuaders

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Advocates and Persuaders

Mark Sheehan

Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying

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The authors of Advocates and Persuaders aim to demystify the political practice of lobbying. They believe that lobbying has... [more]

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Antisemitism: Here and now

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Antisemitism: Here and now

Deborah E. Lipstadt

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Jewish studies; Political ideologies

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A timely analysis of the new antisemitism, by the historian who defeated Holocaust denier David Irving in court. [more]

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

Peter Fleming

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Political ideologies; Political economy

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Capitalism is about to commit suicide and is threatening to take us down with it. But will it give way to a grand social utopia... [more]

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The Change Makers: 25 leaders in their own words

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The Change Makers: 25 leaders in their own words

Shaun Carney

Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership; Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation

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Now more than ever we need leaders who can be strong yet humble, bold and assertive when it counts but have the capacity to... [more]

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On Merit

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On Merit

Paula Matthewson

Literary essays; Political parties

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Merit has very little to do with the increasing dominance of men in the modern Liberal Party. Yet Liberal women continue to... [more]

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