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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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  • Prisoners of Geography
    Prisoners of Geography (Paperback) Tim Marshall

    A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics

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  • Open Veins of Latin America
    Open Veins of Latin America (English, Paperback) Eduardo Galeano

    Covers the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation.

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  • China's Asian Dream
    China's Asian Dream (English, Paperback) Tom Miller

    What does China's rise mean for the future of Asia, and of the world?

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  • Myanmar's Enemy Within
    Myanmar's Enemy Within (English, Paperback) Francis Wade

    As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.

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  • Gaza in Crisis
    Gaza in Crisis (Paperback) Ilan Pappe, Noam Chomsky

    From the targeting of schools and hospitals, to the indiscriminate use of white phosphorus, Israel's conduct in 'Operation Cast Lead' has rattled even some of its most strident supporters. This title surveys the fallout from that devastation, and places the massacre in Gaza in the context of Israel's long-standing war against the Palestinians.

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  • Frames of War
    Frames of War (English, Paperback) Judith Butler

    Analyzing the different frames through which we experience war, Butler calls for a reorientation of the Left.

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  • The River of Lost Footsteps
    The River of Lost Footsteps (English, Paperback) Thant Myint-U

    Burma is ruled by a harsh dictatorship unmoved by Western activists and sanctions. Drawing on his own family's stories and his years of hands-on political experience working with the UN, the author has written an illuminating account of how Burma's rich past informs its violent present, and of how the world might transform the country's future.

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  • The Tragedy of Great Power Politics
    The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (English, Paperback) John J. Mearsheimer

    "A superb book....Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."-Barry R. Posen, The National Interest

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  • First Confession
    First Confession (English, Hardback) Chris Patten

    Chris Patten was a cradle Catholic (hence the title), became one of the most prominent Tory 'Wets' of the 1980s and 1990s, and went on to hold a series of prominent public offices - Chairman of the Conservative Party, the last Governor of Hong Kong, European Commissioner for External Affairs, Chancellor of Oxford University, Chairman of the BBC, advisor to the Pope - as he self-deprecatingly puts...

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  • After Europe
    After Europe (English, Hardback) Ivan Krastev

    In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union?and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning for Brexit, the European Union is in disarray and plagued by doubts as never before. Krastev includes chapters devoted to Europe's major problems...

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  • The Idea of the Muslim World
    The Idea of the Muslim World (English, Hardback) Cemil Aydin

    As Cemil Aydin explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world's 1.5 billion Muslims constitute a single religio-political entity. How did this mistaken belief arise, why is it so widespread, and how can its grip be loosened so that a more fruitful discussion about politics in Muslim societies can begin?

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  • The Cage
    The Cage (Paperback) Gordon Weiss

    In just four months in 2009, Sri Lanka's 26 year-old desperate civil war came to a brutal and bloody end on a desolate stretch of beach in the island's north east.

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  • Losing an Empire, Finding a Role
    Losing an Empire, Finding a Role (English, Paperback) David Sanders, David Patrick Houghton

    Combining chronological narrative with careful consideration of the main theories of foreign policy analysis and international relations, this book provide a reliable and comprehensive introduction to the evolution of British external policy, including economic and defence policy, in the postwar period.

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  • How the World Works
    How the World Works (Paperback) Noam Chomsky

    With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics. This title collects speeches and interviews with Chomsky. It includes What Uncle Sam Really Wants; The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many; Secrets, Lies and Democracy; and, The Common Good.

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  • Geography: A Very Short Introduction
    Geography: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) John A. Matthews, David T. Herbert

    Modern Geography has come a long way from its roots in simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject bridging the divide between the sciences and humanities, and between the environment and our society. This Very Short Introduction reveals why.

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  • The Myth Gap
    The Myth Gap (English, Hardback) Alex Evans

    Once upon a time our society was rich in stories. They united us and helped us to understand the world and ourselves. We called them myths. Today, we have a myth gap. Does that matter? The author argues powerfully and persuasively that it does.

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  • How the World Works
    How the World Works (English, Paperback) Noam Chomsky

    With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics. Divided into four sections and originally published in the US as individual short books which have collectively sold over half a million copies, How the World Works is a collection of speeches and interviews with Chomsky by David Barsamian, edited by Arthur Naiman....

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  • Language of War, Language of Peace
    Language of War, Language of Peace (English, Paperback) Raja Shehadeh

    A passionate and elegant reflection on the language of the Middle East conflict

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  • Independence or Union
    Independence or Union (Paperback) T. Devine

    'Deserves to be read by everyone interested in the future of the United Kingdom' Andrew Marr, The Sunday TimesThere can be no relationship in Europe's history more creative, significant, vexed and uneasy than that between Scotland and England. From the Middle Ages onwards the island of Britain has been shaped by the unique dynamic between Edinburgh and London, exchanging inhabitants, monarchs,...

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