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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

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Unfinished Business: The Politics of 'Dissident' Irish Republicanism

Marisa McGlinchey, Lecturer in Irish Politics Kevin Bean (University of Liverpool)

History; Violence in society; Social groups; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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This book traces the political development of 'dissident' Irish republicanism from the beginnings of the peace process. Based... [more]

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Shaped by the State: Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century

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Shaped by the State: Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century...

Brent Cebul, Lily Geismer, Mason B. Williams

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

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This collection turns the emphasis of political history away from its traditional focus on moments of crisis and toward the... [more]

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific...

Michael J. Green

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Diplomacy

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In a history that spans the eighteenth century to the present, Michael J. Green follows the development of U.S. strategic... [more]

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women...

Jane Robinson

History; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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'Inspiring and moving' - ObserverSet against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts... [more]

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century...

Torben Iversen, David Soskice

Globalization; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Political economy

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A groundbreaking new historical analysis of how global capitalism and advanced democracies mutually support each other.<br/><br/>... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Alexander A. Cooley, John Heathershaw

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structure & processes; Political economy

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A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power... [more]

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Taxation

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Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed... [more]

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Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

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Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Noura Erakat

History; Middle Eastern history; Religious freedom & freedom of worship; International law

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Justice in the Question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Yet none of the Israel-Palestinian conflict's most... [more]

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1983: The World at the Brink

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1983: The World at the Brink

Taylor Downing

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; International relations

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A tense, thrilling account of how, in 1983, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly caused global Armageddon.... [more]

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals...

Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt

History: theory & methods; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics

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Democracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx

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Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx

Stathis Kouvelakis

History; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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A remarkable history of the formation of Marxist thought [more]

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Central government policies; Defence strategy, planning & research; Nuclear weapons

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction... [more]

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The Day After the Revolution

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The Day After the Revolution

Slavoj Zizek

European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Zizek shows why Lenin's thought is still important today [more]

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The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America

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The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America...

Anna Palmer, Jake Sherman

History; Politics & government

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The inside story of the battle to control Congress and the unsparing fight for advantage in the 2018 midterm elections, told... [more]

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

Robert A. Caro

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Politics & government; Press & journalism

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Readers already familiar with Caro's work, meanwhile, will be thrilled at the revelations on offer, including how he discovered... [more]

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Fracturing the Founding: How the Alt-Right Corrupts the Constitution

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Fracturing the Founding: How the Alt-Right Corrupts the Constitution

John E. Finn

History; History of the Americas; Social discrimination; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy; Civil rights & citizenship

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Many in the radical right, including the Tea Party, the militia movement, the Alt-right, Christian nationalists, the Oath... [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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Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order

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Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order

Timothy Sayle

Politics & government; International institutions

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Born from necessity, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has always seemed on the verge of collapse. Even now, some... [more]

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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

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The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

Hal Brands, Charles Edel

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order [more]

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Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium

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Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium

Anthony Kaldellis

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Medieval history; Political science & theory

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Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself Byzantine. While the identities of eastern... [more]

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How to Democratize Europe

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How to Democratize Europe

Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; International economics; Political economy

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An all-star cast of scholars and politicians from Europe and America propose and debate the creation of a new European parliament... [more]

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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924

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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities,...

Benny Morris, Dror Ze'evi

History; Historiography; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political oppression & persecution

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From 1894 to 1924 three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities. Benny Morris... [more]

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Hearing Healing Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times

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Hearing Healing Hope: The Ministry of Service in Challenging Times

Gabrielle McMullen, Patrice Scales, Denis Fitzgerald

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Social welfare & social services; Central government policies; Applied ecology

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The 2018 national conference entitled Hearing, Healing, Hope was held on 21-23 February at the Catholic Leadership Centre... [more]

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Michael Wolff

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political leaders & leadership; Geopolitics

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The New York Times and Sunday Times number one book that exposed the chaos of Donald Trump's White House to the world, now... [more]

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