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  • The Gulag Archipelago
    The Gulag Archipelago (Paperback) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    The Gulag Archipelago is Solzhenitsyn's masterwork, a vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators and also of heroism, a Stalinist anti-world at the heart of the Soviet Union where the key to survival lay not in hope but in despair.

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  • First They Killed My Father
    First They Killed My Father (Paperback) Loung Ung

    Soon to be a major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie PittUntil the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official.When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were eventually forced to disperse to survive.

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  • Nothing to Envy
    Nothing to Envy (English, Paperback) Barbara Demick

    A groundbreaking view into the lives of six ordinary citizens in the world's most secretive country, by an award-winning foreign correspondent.

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  • The Aquariums of Pyongyang
    The Aquariums of Pyongyang (Paperback) Kang Chol-Hwan, Pierre Rigoulot

    A magnificent, harrowing testimony to the voiceless victims of North Korea.

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  • The Man Without a Face
    The Man Without a Face (English, Paperback) Masha Gessen

    A brave and revelatory account of how a small-minded, low-level KGB operative came to control the world's largest country and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress, making Russia once more a threat to her own people and to the world

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  • This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
    This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen (English, Paperback) Tadeusz Borowski

    Presents stories which are based on the author's own experiences surviving Auschwitz and Dachau. This title describes a world where the will to survive overrides compassion and prisoners eat, work and sleep a few yards from where others are murdered; and, where the difference between human beings is reduced to a second bowl of soup.

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  • One Day in My Life
    One Day in My Life (English, Paperback) Bobby Sands

    Bobby Sands was twenty-seven years old when he died. He spent almost nine years of his life in prison because of his Irish republican activities. He died, in prison, on 5 May 1981, on the sixty-sixth day of his hunger strike at Long Kesh, outside Belfast. This book documents a day in the life of Bobby Sands. It is a tale of human bravery, endurance and courage against a backdrop of suffering,...

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  • 1984: India's Guilty Secret
    1984: India's Guilty Secret (English, Paperback) Pav Singh

    In November 1984, the ruling elite of the world's largest democracy conspired to murder thousands of their country's citizens in genocidal massacres reminiscent of Nazi-era Germany while the world watched on.

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  • The Gate
    The Gate (English, Paperback) Francois Bizot

    Selected as a Book of the Year in 2017 in the Scottish Herald 'The beauty of the prose is in contrast with the horror anticipated by this superbly subtle narrative' Kapka KassabovaIn 1971, on a routine outing through the Cambodian countryside, the young French ethnologist Fran-ois Bizot is captured by the Khmer Rouge.

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  • Apartheid, 1948-1994
    Apartheid, 1948-1994 (English, Paperback) Saul Dubow

    This fresh interpretation of apartheid South Africa integrates histories of resistance with the analysis of power - asking not only why apartheid was defeated, but how it came to survive for so long.

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  • The Whisperers
    The Whisperers (Paperback) Orlando Figes

    Explores the inner life of a Russia where everyone was afraid to talk and society spoke in whispers, whether to protect friends and family - or to betray them. In this title, the author tells the story of how Russians tried to endure life under Stalin's Terror.

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  • The Fifty-Year Rebellion
    The Fifty-Year Rebellion (English, Paperback) Scott Kurashige

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more....

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  • Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag
    Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag (English, Hardback) Golfo Alexopoulos

    A new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror

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  • Ukraine Diaries
    Ukraine Diaries (English, Paperback) Andrey Kurkov

    Going beyond the headlines, they give vivid insight into what it's like to live through - and try to make sense of - times of intense political unrest.

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  • Blood and Silk
    Blood and Silk (English, Hardback) Michael R. J. Vatikiotis

    A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.

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  • Stolen Girls
    Stolen Girls (English, Hardback) Wolfgang Bauer, Andy Spyra

    One night in April 2014, members of the terrorist organization Boko Haram raided the small town of Chibok in northeast Nigeria and abducted 276 young girls from the local boarding school. The event caused massive, international outrage. Using the hashtag ?Bring Back Our Girls," politicians, activists, and celebrities from all around the world?among them First Lady Michelle Obama and Nobel Peace...

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  • Rock in a Hard Place
    Rock in a Hard Place (English, Paperback) Orlando Crowcroft

    From Tehran to Riyadh, Cairo to Nazareth, this is the story of how a new generation of rockers and rappers are trying to change the Middle East.

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  • Cannibal Island
    Cannibal Island (English, Hardback) Nicolas Werth

    During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regime's "cleansing" of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. This work weaves this episode into a broader story about the Soviet frenzy in the 1930s to purge society of all those deemed to be unfit.

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  • Affective Communities in World Politics
    Affective Communities in World Politics (English, Hardback) Emma Hutchison

    A systematic examination of emotions and world politics, showing how emotions underpin political agency and collective action after trauma.

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  • Captive Revolution
    Captive Revolution (English, Paperback) Nahla Abdo

    Drawing on oral history of female Palestinian political detainees, this book analyses their anti-colonial struggles in this overlooked subject.

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