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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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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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China Imagined: From European Fantasy to Spectacular Power

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China Imagined: From European Fantasy to Spectacular Power

Gregory B. Lee

History; International relations

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If 'China', as Lee argues, is a product of Westernisation, then the West is itself in a process of becoming China. [more]

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who...

Charles Lane

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Politics & government; Civil rights & citizenship

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Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated... [more]

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Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump: The brilliant New York Times bestseller

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Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump: The brilliant New York Times...

Rick Reilly

Biography: sport; History; Political leaders & leadership; Golf

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The New York Times bestseller. A stunning and hilarious indictment of Donald Trump's lying, cheating and poor sportsmanship... [more]

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A Free Country: Australians' Search for Utopia 1861-1901

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A Free Country: Australians' Search for Utopia 1861-1901

David Kemp

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political structures: democracy

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Explores how Australians, inspired by their new democracy, attempted to use their freedom to build a society without social... [more]

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Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

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Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

Cliff Sims

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The first honest insider's account of the Trump administration. [more]

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

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Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Roel Sterckx

History; Asian history; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Cultural studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Political science & theory

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We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been... [more]

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Britain and Europe: A Short History

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Britain and Europe: A Short History

Jeremy Black

History; European history; British & Irish history; International relations

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A timely history of Britain's complex relationship with `the Continent'. [more]

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Everything You Have Told Me Is True: The Many Faces of Al Shabaab

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Everything You Have Told Me Is True: The Many Faces of Al Shabaab

Mary Harper

History; African history; Geopolitics

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An intimate look at everyday life under, within and alongside a notorious terrorist group. [more]

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

Tudor Jones

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across... [more]

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Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

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Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Deborah Welch Larson, Alexei Shevchenko

History; European history; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; International relations

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A look at how the desire to improve status with respect to other countries affects Russia's and China's foreign policies [more]

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Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry

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Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry

Lyle J. Goldstein

History; International relations

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Though a US-China conflict is far from inevitable, major tensions are building in the Asia-Pacific region. Goldstein's book... [more]

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Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

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Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass...

Emily Bazelon

Central government policies; Political corruption; Sentencing & punishment

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A renowned journalist and legal commentator exposes the unchecked power of the prosecutor as a driving force in America's... [more]

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Democracy on the Road: A 25-Year Journey Through India

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Democracy on the Road: A 25-Year Journey Through India

Ruchir Sharma

History; Elections & referenda; Political structures: democracy

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India is a country obsessed by politics. In early 2019, it faces national elections, and urgent questions present themselves-... [more]

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule...

Preet Bharara

True crime; Crime & criminology; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Law & society

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'Simply, utterly brilliant. Bursting with humility and humanity' THE SECRET BARRISTER 'A survival guide for the Trump era'... [more]

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

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The Israel/Palestine Reader

Alan Dowty

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political science & theory

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From Mark Twain to Theodor Herzl, Gamal Abdul Nasser, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, Ezer Weizman, Ehud Barak, Marwan Barghouti,... [more]

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development of His Work

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development...

Alex Locascio, Michael Heinrich

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Marxism & Communism

Hardback

For over a century, Karl Marx's critique of capitalism has been a crucial resource for social movements. Now, recent economic... [more]

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The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

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The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United...

Isser Woloch

History; European history; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political structures: democracy

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An incisive, comparative study of the development of Post-World War II progressive politics in the United States, Britain,... [more]

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The Road Before Me Weeps: On the Refugee Route Through Europe

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The Road Before Me Weeps: On the Refugee Route Through Europe

Nick Thorpe

European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Migration, immigration & emigration; Politics & government

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A powerful and revealing firsthand account of the migrant and refugee experience on the overland route across Europe [more]

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Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canal

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Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canal

Marixa Lasso

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Colonialism & imperialism; Political structure & processes; International relations

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Cutting a path from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Panama Canal set a new course for the development of Central America-but... [more]

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News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945

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News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945...

Heidi J. S. Tworek

Language: reference & general; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Media studies; International relations

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Heidi Tworek's innovative history reveals how, across two devastating wars, Germany attempted to build a powerful communication... [more]

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No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics

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No Go World: How Fear Is Redrawing Our Maps and Infecting Our Politics

Ruben Andersson

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Globalization; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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War-torn deserts, jihadist killings, trucks weighted down with contraband and migrants-from the Afghan-Pakistan borderlands... [more]

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