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"Eat the Heart of the Infidel"

The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram

by Andrew Walker

<p>Boko Haram's appetite for violence and kidnapping women has thrust them to the top of the global news agenda. In a few years they all but severed parts of Nigeria-Africa's most populous state and largest economy-from the hands of the ...

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

by Caroline Moorehead

<b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD</b><br><br>Mussolini was not only ruthless- he was subtle and manipulative. Black-shirted thugs did his dirty work for him- arson, murder, destruction of homes and offices, bribes and intimidation. ...

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A Call to Arms

Mobilizing America for World War II

by Maury Klein

<p>The colossal scale of World War II required a mobilization effort greater than anything attempted in all of the world's history. The United States had to fight a war across two oceans and three continents--and to do so, it had to build and ...

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A Critical Guide to Intellectual Property

by Mat Callahan & Jim Rogers

<p>Ours is an era when human genes can be copied and patented. From genetically modified foods to digital piracy, the concept of intellectual property (IP) and the laws upholding it play a foundational role in our society, but its political and ...

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A Cruel and Shocking Act

The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

by Philip Shenon

ISBN: 9780349140612

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A Cruel and Shocking Act

The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

by Philip Shenon

<p>The questions have haunted our nation for half a century: Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren Commission discover the whole truth of what happened on November 22, ...

ISBN: 9781408705346

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A Gendered Lens for Genocide Prevention

by Mary Michele Connellan & Christiane Fröhlich

<p>This edited collection develops a gendered lens for genocide prevention by uncovering socially constructed gender roles which are crucial for the onset, form and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities. This volume draws on contemporary ...

ISBN: 9781137601179

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A History of America in Ten Strikes

by Erik Loomis

<p><strong>Platform:</strong> Loomis blogs at the hugely popular site Lawyers, Guns, and Money, with 550,000 unique visitors for over one million pageviews a month, where his ongoing series “This Day in Labor History” (the basis for this book) ...

ISBN: 9781620971628

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A Life of Resistance

Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)

by Jomarie Alano

<p>By the time Turin was liberated in April 1945, writer, translator, teacher, and women's rights activist Ada Gobetti had been fighting fascism for almost twenty-five years. This biography frames her wartime activism in the <em>Resistenza</em> ...

ISBN: 9781782049302

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A People's History of the Russian Revolution

by Neil Faulkner

<p>The Russian Revolution may well be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In this fast-paced introduction, Neil Faulkner debunks the myths that continue to shroud it, showing how a mass movement of millions, organised in democratic ...

ISBN: 9781786800206

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A People's Tragedy

The Russian Revolution – centenary edition with new introduction

by Orlando Figes

<p><strong>Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, <em>A People’s Tragedy</em> is the most vivid, moving and comprehensive history of the Russian Revolution available today.</strong></p> <p>‘A modern masterpiece’ Andrew ...

ISBN: 9781448112647

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A Postcolonial Critique of the Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC "Terrorism" Bank Cases

by Marouf Hasian, Jr.

<p>This book provides readers with a postcolonial reading of the case of Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, and argues that American courtrooms are being used by rhetors to tell Anglo-American stories about Hamas, the causes of the Second Intifada,

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A Radical History of Development Studies

Individuals, Institutions and Ideologies

by Uma Kothari

<p>In this book some of the leading thinkers in development studies trace the history of their multi-disciplinary subject from the late colonial period and its establishment during decolonization all the way through to its contemporary concerns ...

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A Rebel's Guide To Martin Luther King

by Yuri Prasad

ISBN: 9781910885772

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A Short History of the Russian Revolution

by Geoffrey Swain

<p>In 1917 revolutionary fervour swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and instigating political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union. Arising out of proletariat discontent with the Tsarist ...

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A Theory of ISIS

Political Violence and the Transformation of the Global Order

by Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

<p>The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has been the subject of intense scrutiny in the West. Considered by many to be the most dangerous terrorist organisation in the world, it has become shrouded in numerous myths and narratives, many emanating

ISBN: 9781786801708

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Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America

by Deana A. Rohlinger

<p>Weaving together analyses of archival material, news coverage, and interviews conducted with journalists from mainstream and partisan outlets as well as with activists across the political spectrum, Deana A. Rohlinger re-imagines how ...

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Accidental Activists

Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

by Celeste L. Arrington

<p>Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. In <em>Accidental Activists</em>, Celeste L. Arrington examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to

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Accountability for Collective Wrongdoing

by Tracy Isaacs & Richard Vernon

<p>Ideas of collective responsibility challenge the doctrine of individual responsibility that is the dominant paradigm in law and liberal political theory. But little attention is given to the consequences of holding groups accountable for ...

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Activism in Jordan

by Pénélope Larzillière

<p>In Jordan, between censorship, repression and election rigging, political activism is limited – despite the democratic opening glimpsed in 1989. In this important new book, Pénélope Larzillière charts the path of longstanding activists in ...

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