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    Essential reading for anyone with a passing interest in British politics.

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    An experience academic Skard presents an in-depth and unique analysis of women's role in politics across the last 50 years.

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    In this timely book, Luuk van Middelaar draws on his long experience working behind the scenes in European politics to explain the complexities of cooperation in Europe. By assessing the past he illuminates the present state of European unification and offers insights into what the future holds.

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    While dozens of recent books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China’s rise to global supremacy, this book boldly counters such widely-held assumptions. Timothy Beardson brings to light the daunting array of challenges that today confront China, as well as the inadequacy of the responses.

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    In this blockbusting trade debut, distinguished American professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager interweaves international events and previously unknown personal accounts to give a brilliant new history of the war, its aftermath and its global impact told from American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese sides.

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    For the first time the stories of the most important football matches ever played are brought together in this fascinating collection.

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    A breath-taking account of the struggle of British women as they fight against a male-dominated system to represent their country in foreign policy and international relations. A must-read for anyone interested in female politics.

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    A gripping analysis and critique of Britain’s response to Soviet espionage in British territory after the Great War.

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    This book provides an up-to-date account of the EU's climate policies that apply across the European economy.

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    In this text Howe answers the question of why global society has yet to find real solutions to the problem of global warming.

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    The challenges of rapid globalization and the new and existing structures which can solve the problems which increasingly spill over national boundaries.

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    Lawrence Hamilton investigates why, despite South Africa's successful transition to democracy, political freedom for the majority remains elusive.

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    The plan to ensure Britain's success in changing world order, brought to you by Reform Research Trust.

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    This re-interpretation of twentieth century history and its trajectory provides a unique contribution to left and radical thinking and political practice.

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    Andrew Palmer here provides the historical background to the new piracy.

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    Frantz Fanon is best known as one of the leading twentieth-century political thinkers and activists against colonialism and imperialism and as the author of the iconic book "Wretched of the Earth".

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    Weaving together their time as British Communists as well as their experiences in China and North Korea, this book gives an overview of Communism in action.

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    This compelling biography examines the lives of Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters up until their brutal murder.

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    Five years into capitalism’s deepest crisis, which has led to cuts and economic pain across the world, Against Austerity addresses a puzzling aspect of the current conjuncture: why are the ri...

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    Twenty years on from the fall of apartheid in South Africa, veteran analyst and activist John S. Saul examines the liberation struggle, placing it in a regional and global context and looking at ho...

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    In this text Darwall sets out the historical development of the idea of global warming and of the science that has provided the evidence for it, creating an unbiased and analytical portrait of climate change.

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    Throughout his life Hugh Trevor-Roper sought to understand the forces that had allowed Nazism to emerge in German society. He was constantly in search of answers to his most pressing question: how was it possible that a regime so violent and barbarous, without effective opposition, emerged in a society which had seemed a stable and highly civilised European country?

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    The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history In this magnum opus, critically-acclaimed historian Peter Hart examines the conflict in every arena aro...

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    Although the eighteenth century is traditionally seen as the age of the Grand Tour, it was in fact the continental travel of Jacobean noblemen which really constituted the beginning of the Tour as ...

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    If Britain had stayed out of the Great European War of 1914, whose general line up (France and Russia v. Germany and Austria) and whose obvious flashpoint (the Balkans) had been clear to thinking m...

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    An account of one the greatest political comebacks in history, told by senior White House correspondents.

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    The inside story of Edward Snowden, brought to you by award-winning Guardian journalist Luke Harding.

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    On capture, British officers and men were routinely told by the Germans ‘For you the war is over’. Nothing could be further from the truth. British Prisoners of War merely exchanged one...

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    A vivid and revealing exploration of the way in which myth, power and religion interact to produce the love-hate relationship between the Russian people and Vladimir Putin.

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    The story of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 as told by Ahdaf Soueif, who took part in the protests in Tahrir Square.

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    Robert Gates was US Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011 serving under both George Bush and Barack Obama. He is the only Secretary of Defense to serve under both a Republican and a Democratic president, and in Duty he provides an unsparing, full accounting of his tenure.

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    A mesmerising, chilling close-up portrayal of Stalin from Milovan Djilas, a Communist insider - with an introduction from Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag and Iron Curtain.

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    Toppling Qaddafi is a carefully researched, highly readable look at the role of the United States and NATO in Libya’s war of liberation and its lessons for future military interventions. Base...

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    This ground-breaking collection investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a pathway to gender justice and social change. Since the advent of feminist movements leg...

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    The wars since 9/11, both in Iraq and Afghanistan, have generated frustration and an increasing sense of failure in the West. Much of the blame has been attributed to poor strategy. In both the Uni...

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    John Beasant grants us access to the political history of one of the world's most secretive states, Oman.

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    With unique first person experiences, interviews with defectors of the North and history, John Sweeney’s narrative is a fascinating and engaging account of the reality behind ‘the strangest place he’s ever visited’.

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    On 26th November 2008 the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is besieged by Pakistani Islamists, armed with explosives and machine guns. For three days, guests and staff of the hotel are trapped as the terrorists run amok. On 29th November commandos launch Operation Black Tornado. The world holds its breath.

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    Updated edition of the authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and his legacy.

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    The exchange of ideas makes history as surely as the exchange of gunfire. The Age of Globalization (previously published as Under Three Flags) is an account of the unlikely connections that made up...

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    A shocking exposé of how modern-day corporations and governments are raiding the Third World.

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    In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently eng...

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    Mass international migration is a response to extreme global inequality, and immigration has a profound impact on the way we live. Yet our views - and those of our politicians - remain caught between two extremes

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    Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book,

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    This masterful exploration of how Europe chose its path towards war will change and enrich how we see this defining moment in our history.

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    In The Lost Continent BBC Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt tells the story of a flawed dream, a noble vision that turned dangerous, and which led Europe into its gravest crisis since World War Two - a crisis for which it was totally unprepared.

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    The Making of Global Capitalism identifies the centrality of the social conflicts that occur within states rather than between them. These emerging fault lines hold out the possibility of new political movements that might transcend global markets.

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    Linking the lawless Horn of Africa to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, Yemen is a strategically vital country on the brink of collapse, whose implosion, combined with a growing Al Qaeda presence, could have consequences for the whole Middle East and beyond.

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    Historian John France explores the experience of war around the globe, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. His bold conclusions cast doubt on well-entrenched attitudes about the development of military strength, the impact of culture on warfare, the future of Western dominance, and much more.

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    From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last great Muslim empire, the story of the Middle East has been the story of the rise and fall of universal empires and, no less important, of imperialist dreams. So argues Efraim Karsh in this highly provocative book.

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    If construction follows destruction, Year Zero describes that extraordinary moment in between, when people faced the wreckage, full of despair, as well as great hope. An old world had been destroyed; a new one was yet to be built.

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    A controversial tour de force. Weisman seeks to answer a fundamental question - how do we manage the global population without destroying the planet?

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    In On Western Terrorism Noam Chomsky, world renowned dissident intellectual, discusses Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. The discussion weaves historical narrative with the two men's personal experiences which have led them to a life of activism.

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    Crucible of Resistance argues that an effective response means confronting not just neoliberalism, but also the earlier social democratic Keynesian regime. This book widens out the debate about the crisis in Greece and the eurozone, linking it to socialist and class strategies at the international level.

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    In The Party Forever, Rowan Callick goes behind the scenes to reveal the workings of China's political elite, introduce us to its future leaders and explore how prepared it is to meet the challenges of its new role in the twenty-first century.

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    A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

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    Peter Snow sheds light on an unparalleled moment in American history, using eyewitness accounts and his compelling narrative style.

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    Written in a clear and accessible style by the advocacy director of a national peace organization and former Middle East analyst for the Congressional Research Service, Shattered Hopes offers an informed history of the Obama administration’s policies and maps out a true path forward for the United States to help achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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    The Empire Trap looks at how modern U.S. involvement in the empire business began, how American foreign policy became increasingly tied to the sway of private financial interests, and how postwar administrations finally extricated the United States from economic interventionism, even though the government had the will and power to continue.

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    Based on his reporting experience and knowledge of the area, BBC Bureau Chief Paul Danahar lays bare the forces that are shaping the new Middle East.

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    John Darwin won the Wolfson History Prize for his book After Tamerlane: The Rise and Fall of Global Empires. In Unfinished Empire he examines the enormous influence of the British Empire.

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    In this hard-hitting book, Dieter Helm looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming and argues for a new, pragmatic rethinking of energy policy - from transitioning from coal to gas and eventually to electrification of transport, to carbon pricing and a focus on new technologies.

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    Kevin Kenny examines the many connotations associated with 'diaspora', with a focus on the word as a concept that aids in the understanding of the experience of migration.

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    At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. And yet, in the harsh light of a new day, we've awoken to a second nightmare more ghastly than the first

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    Wickham traces the evolution of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt from its founding in 1928 to the fall of Mubarak and the watershed elections of 2011-2012. Further, she compares the Brotherhood's trajectory with those of mainstream Islamist groups in Jordan, Kuwait, and Morocco, revealing a wider pattern of change.

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    In this short yet devastating analysis, David Marsh asks why five years of continuous crisis management have not only failed to resolve the Eurozone's problems but actually made things worse.

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    The demise of sterling as an international currency was widely predicted after 1945, but the process took thirty years to complete. Why was this demise so prolonged?

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    In 1999 Tobias Jones emigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he discovered a country riven by skulduggery, where crime is s...

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    This is an urgent and authoritative account of the seismic political changes rocking the Middle East, from one of the foremost reporters of our time.

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    A series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, Wealth and Power is a panoramic narrative of the nation's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

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    JFK's Last Hundred Days is a gripping account of the last months of JFK's life that weaves together his public and private life and addresses the most tantalizing mystery of all - not who killed him but who he was when he was killed, and where he would have led his country and the world.

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    Ten Billion is Stephen Emmott's shocking message showing why time is running out for humanity unless we radically change our behaviour - now.

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    The age of American global dominance is ending. In recent years, risky economic and foreign policies have steadily eroded the power structure in place since the Cold War. And now, staggering under a huge burden of debt, the country must make some tough choices—or watch its creditors walk away.

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    The Endgame is the gripping and authoritative account of the secret military and political effort to pull Iraq from the precipice of full-scale civil war.

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    China is rising. But how should the West - and the United States in particular - respond? This could be the key geopolitical question of the twenty-first century, according to strategic expert Hugh White, with huge implications for the future security and prosperity of the West as a whole.

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    Within this highly perceptive piece of work, Chandrasekaren has presented a captivating examination of American decision-making in Afghanistan.

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    Since making his journalistic debut breaking into Piers Morgan's office, Nick reveals how he has rattled Donald Rumsfield, slept through 9/11, had tea with President Karzai, struggled into fireproof underwear, and got a free lunch out of the Tamil Tigers.

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    A compelling combination of critical analysis and observation, this book offers a richly detailed account of how the important global social protection floor initiative took shape.

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    In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today.

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    This academic book analyses the various regimes held in Iran, and examines the factors related to the formulation of the national security strategy.

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    Drawing on hitherto unpublished and revealing material from the archives in Paris and Washington, this thought-provoking account of a great European’s rejection of foreign domination has significant resonance for modern Britain, whose governments are subservient both to Washington and Brussels.

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    How the policies being followed by governments and central banks risk leading to an even greater economic mess - and how that can be avoided.

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    In this blockbusting trade debut, distinguished American professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager interweaves international events and previously unknown personal accounts to give a brilliant new history of the war, its aftermath and its global impact told from American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese sides.

    £25.00

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    Capitalism as a global system barely allows the needs of the majority of the world's population to be met. Whether from an industrialized country such as the US or from South Africa, the need for an alternative can be felt all over the world.

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    It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out of their misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the rich pay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and that in the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all. And yet these commonly held beliefs are flatly contradicted by our daily experience, an abundance of research findings and, indeed, logic.

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    Ever since Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba in 1959, Americans have obsessed about the nation ninety miles south of the Florida Keys. America's fixation on the tropical socialist republic has only grown over the years, fueled in part by successive waves of Cuban immigration and Castro's larger-than-life persona.

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    It sounds like the stuff of a fiction thriller: two revolutions, a massacre of unarmed civilians, a civil war, a drug-smuggling highway, brazen corruption schemes, contract hits, and larger-than-life characters who may be villains...or heroes...or possibly both. Yet this book is not a work of fiction.

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    The global crash has dramatically changed the world's balance of power. America, once the world's hyper-power, is in retreat and mired in debt. Europe confronts a similar fate and with weaker animal spirits for help. But China's rise seems unstoppable. The Asian century, long predicted, is arriving 20 years faster than expected.

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    The inspiring story of JFK, the Cold War, and the power of oratory to change the course of history.

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    In 1850, China was the 'sick man of Asia'. Now it is set to become the most powerful nation on earth. The Penguin History of Modern China shows how turbulent that journey has been.

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    At the end of the Second World War, the Soviet Union unexpectedly found itself in control of a huge swathe of territory in Eastern Europe. Stalin and his secret police set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to a completely new political and moral system: communism.

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    As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history.

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    Codenamed HERO, Penkovsky is widely seen as the most important spy of the Cold War, and the CIA-MI6 operation, run as the world stood on the brink of nuclear destruction, has never been bettered.

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    Updated since Chávez's death in March 2013, Comandante is the definitive account of Chávez's presidency, an authoritative chronicle of one of history's greatest leaders and his legacy.

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    A Woman in Charge reveals the true trajectory of Hillary's astonishing life and career.

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    In Spies We Trust reveals the full story of the Anglo-American intelligence relationship - ranging from the deceits of World War I to the mendacities of 9/11 - for the first time.

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    Situated north of the Himalayas, Tibet is famous for its unique culture and its controversial assimilation into modern China. Yet Tibet in the twenty-first century can only be properly understood in the context of its extraordinary history.

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    While dozens of recent books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China’s rise to global supremacy, this book boldly counters such widely-held assumptions. Timothy Beardson brings to light the daunting array of challenges that today confront China, as well as the inadequacy of the responses.

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    In this blistering attack on the super-rich in the UK and US, McQuaig and Brooks combine satirical bite with impeccable research to explain that ever-increasing income inequality is the product of a global legal and economic system that has been rigged by the wealthiest.

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    A unique psycho-historical investigation on the Arab Spring, giving a wider perspective on the psychological make-up of controversial world leaders.

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    In this thought-provoking study of democratization, Joshua Kurlantzick proposes that the spate of retreating democracies, one after another over the past two decades, is not just a series of exceptions. Instead, it reflects a new and disturbing trend: democracy in worldwide decline.

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    Representing Europeans takes a fresh and quizzical look at the problems facing the European Union. Bringing decades of experience to bear on the deep, structural problems currently facing the EU, Richard Rose spells out why it can no longer carry on with integration by stealth.

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    This book is about power. The power wielded over others – by absolute monarchs, tyrannical totalitarian regimes and military occupiers – and the power of the people who resist and deny their rulers' claims to that authority by whatever means.

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    2011 shook the world politically. The Occupy Movement, Los Indignados and the Greek Aganaktismenoi (outraged) reacted to zombie capitalism in the West, while the Arab Spring challenged political tyrannies in the Maghreb-Mashreq region.

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    The gripping story of Private Bradley Manning, the soldier who is alleged to have leaked nearly half a million classified documents.

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    The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of global policy on climate and the environment. It combines the strengths of an interdisciplinary team of experts from around the world to explore current debates and the latest thinking in the search for global environmental solutions.

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    From Kaliningrad on the Baltic to the Russian Far East, journalist Ben Judah has travelled throughout Russia and the former Soviet republics, conducting extensive interviews with President Vladimir Putin’s friends, foes and colleagues, government officials, business tycoons, mobsters and ordinary Russian citizens.

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    In this passionate, but rationally argued essay, the authors attempt to avert a potential global catastrophe by showing that the grounds for war do not exist, that there are no Iranian nuclear weapons, and that Iran would happily come to the table and strike a deal.

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    This book pulls together some of the overarching themes set to define the early part of the twenty-first century – the shift of power eastwards, disillusionment with capitalism and the political class and the impact of colossal Western debt.

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    A trenchant and thought-provoking account of the death of empire by one of our finest historians.

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    In this book, eleven leading theorists debate the normative challenges of preventive war through the lens of important public and political issues of war and peace in the twenty-first century.

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    Allies with the Infidel places the events of 1543 in the context of the power politics of the sixteenth century. Relying on contemporary Ottoman and French sources, it presents the realpolitik of diplomacy with 'infidels' in the early modern era.

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    An in-depth examination into the social nature of the austerity crisis and how we can move "Beyond Capitalism".

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    In 2007-2008 the world was plunged into a financial and economic crash. This book explores the multiple entwined roots of the crash, including the build-up of global economic imbalances, the explosion in the use of novel financial instruments, the mismanagement of risk, and the specific roles played by housing and debt.

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    Another great addition to the series, a very short introduction to American politics.

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    Beyond WikiLeaks opens a space to reflect on the broader implications across political and media fields, and on the transformations that result from new forms of leak journalism and transparency activism.

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    Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of de-colonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has appeared to be stuck in a process of irreversible decline.

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    Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets

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    An extraordinary study of Hillary Clinton's role in Obama's government.

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    In The Dying Sahara, Jeremy Keenan reveals how the designation of the region as a ‘Terror Zone’ has destroyed the lives and livelihoods of thousands of innocent people.

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