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Hemp and the Global Economy

The Rise of Labor, Innovation, and Trade

by Nadra O. Hashim

<p>Hemp helped not only to define economic development in southern and border-states, it also played a crucial role in agricultural production in the Mid-Atlantic, as well as industrial development in the North-east. From the founding of the ...

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Hide and Seek

by John A. Cassara

One failure of 9/11 that has not received the attention it deserves is the inadequacy of the U.S. and international network of financial transparency reporting requirements to detect terrorist finance. In <i>Hide and Seek</i>, John A. Cassara, ...

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High Stakes and Stakeholders

Oil Conflict and Security in Nigeria

by Kenneth Omeje

<p>Nigeria is Africa's largest oil producing country. Oil generates enormous wealth but also extensive and devastating conflict in the country. High Stakes and Stakeholders critically explores the oil conflict in Nigeria, its evolution, dynamics

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Historical Dictionary of International Relations

by Fiona Robertson-Snape & Peter Lamb, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations, Staffordshire University, UK

<p>The <em>Historical Dictionary of International Relations</em> is a general guide to the theory and practice of the relations between states, and between states and other actors on the world stage. It introduces readers to the real world ...

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Historical Dictionary of the Cold War

by Joseph Smith & Simon Davis

<p>“Cold war” was a term coined in 1945 by left-leaning British writer George Orwell to predict how powers made unconquerable by having nuclear weapons would conduct future relations. It was popularized in 1947 by American journalist Walter ...

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Historicizing the Pan-American Games

by Bruce Kidd & Cesar Torres

<p>The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the ...

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History of the American People, in Arabic

by Ziyadeh, Farhat Jacob

<p>The book description for "History of the American People, in Arabic" is currently unavailable.</p> ...

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Hizbullah

A Mission to Nowhere

by Hilal Khashan

<p>This book explores the rise of Hizbullah as a direct consequence of both the Iranian Revolution and the entanglement of Lebanon in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Protracted civil war and overwhelming foreign intervention by Lebanon’s neighbors ...

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Holidays in the Danger Zone

Entanglements of War and Tourism

by Debbie Lisle

<DIV><P><I>Holidays in the Danger Zone</I> exposes the mundane and everyday interactions between two seemingly opposed worlds: warfare and tourism. Debbie Lisle shows how a tourist sensibility shapes the behavior of soldiers in war—especially ...

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Homeland Security Scams

by James T. Bennett

<p>A direct consequence of the War on Terror launched after the attacks of September 11, 2001 is an awareness of the need for homeland security. This war is being used to justify a huge expansion of government powers and spending, but funds ...

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Homeland Security: The Essentials

by Bullock, Jane

<p><i>Homeland Security: The Essentials, Second Edition</i> concisely outlines the risks facing the US today and the structures we have put in place to deal with them. The authors expertly delineate the bedrock principles of preparing for, ...

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Hot Spots

American Foreign Policy in a Post-Human-Rights World

by Amitai Etzioni

<p>There are important reasons for the distinct yet significant course adjustments in American and Western foreign policy, which is currently focused on the Middle Eastern and Chinese &quot;hot spots.&quot; In early 2012, the United States ...

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How Democracies Lose Small Wars

by Merom, Gil

In this 2003 book, Gil Merom argues that modern democracies fail in insurgency wars because they are unable to find a winning balance between expedient and moral tolerance to the costs of war. Small wars, he argues, are lost at home when a ...

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How the Weak Win Wars

by Arreguín-Toft, Ivan

How do the weak win wars? The likelihood of victory and defeat in asymmetric conflicts depends on the interaction of the strategies weak and strong actors use. Using statistical and in-depth historical analyses of conflicts spanning two hundred ...

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How to Demolish Racism

Lessons from the State of Hawai'i

by Michael Haas

<p>Even before statehood, Hawai?i’s example of school integration gave birth to the movement resulting in <em>Brown v Board of Education</em>. Afterward, the Aloha State was the first to adopt many reforms: unrestricted abortion, universal ...

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How to Run the World

Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance

by Parag Khanna

<p>Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus ...

ISBN: 9780679604280

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Hugo Chávez

Oil, Politics, and the Challenge to the U.S.

by Nikolas Kozloff

<p>Audacious, provocative, and bombastic, few world politicians are as colorful as Hugo Chávez, now making international news for his plans to nationalize U.S. owned businesses and his bold opposition to Washington's economic and trade policies.

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Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Populism and democracy in a globalised age

by Barry Cannon

<p>The emergence of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela has revived analysis of one of Latin America's most enduring political traditions - populism. Yet Latin America has changed since the heyday of Perón and Evita. Globalisation, implemented through ...

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Human Rights and Justice

Philosophical, Economic, and Social Perspectives

by Melissa Labonte & Kurt Mills

<p>The relationship between human rights and justice is significant, deep, and ultimately contested. The two terms themselves – human rights and justice – have experienced both conceptual and operational pushback from many quarters in recent ...

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Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering

The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

by Anne Brown

<p>This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and in so doing brings some new understanding to old debates. Starting with the realities of abuse rather than the liberal ...

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