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  • What Is Populism?
    What Is Populism? (English, Hardback) Jan-Werner Mueller

    Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chávez?populists are on the rise across the globe. But what exactly is populism? Should everyone who criticizes Wall Street or Washington be called a populist? What precisely is the difference between right-wing and left-wing populism? Does populism bring government closer to the people or is it a threat to democracy? Who are "the people"...

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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 Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques
    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (English, Hardback) Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques is an authoritative survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.

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  • Dispossessed Lives
    Dispossessed Lives (English, Hardback) Marisa J. Fuentes

    Vividly recounting the lives of enslaved women in eighteenth-century Bridgetown, Barbados, and their conditions of confinement through urban, legal, sexual, and representational power wielded by slave owners, authorities, and the archive, Marisa J. Fuentes challenges how histories of vulnerable and invisible subjects are written.

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  • Slavery's Capitalism
    Slavery's Capitalism (English, Hardback) Sven Beckert

    Slavery's Capitalism explores the role of slavery in the development of the U.S. economy during the first decades of the nineteenth century. It tells the history of slavery as a story of national, even global, economic importance and investigates the role of enslaved Americans in the building of the modern world.

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  • Daughters of the Trade
    Daughters of the Trade (English, Paperback) Pernille Ipsen

    Examining five generations of marriages between African women and European men in a Gold Coast slave trading port, Daughters of the Trade uncovers the vital role interracial relationships played in the production of racial discourse and the increasing stratification of the early modern Atlantic world.

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  • Faces of Moderation
    Faces of Moderation (English, Hardback) Aurelian Craiutu

    Examining the writings of twentieth-century thinkers such as Raymond Aron, Isaiah Berlin, Norberto Bobbio, Michael Oakeshott, and Adam Michnik, Faces of Moderation argues that moderation remains crucial for today's encounters with new forms of extremism.

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  • The Mixed Multitude
    The Mixed Multitude (English, Paperback) Pawel Maciejko

    Based on extensive archival research, this book explores the history of Frankism, a Jewish religious movement that began in Poland and spread into the Habsburg Empire and the German lands in the later eighteenth century.

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  • Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns
    Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns (English, Paperback) Valerie Traub

    What do we know about early modern sex? And how do we know it? How, when, and why does sex become history? In Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns, Valerie Traub addresses these questions and, in doing so, reorients the ways in which historians and literary critics, feminists and queer theorists approach sexuality and its history.

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  • Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror
    Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror (English, Paperback) Philippe Buc

    Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror examines the ways Christian theology has shaped centuries of violence from Christianity's first centuries up to our own day, through the crusades, the French Revolution, and more recent American wars.

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  • Edna Andrade
    Edna Andrade (English, Hardback) Debra Bricker Balken

    Edna Andrade is the first book-length study of the aesthetic influences, creative development, and enduring legacy of this dynamic twentieth-century American artist, tracing her career from her early surrealist landscapes, through decades of the geometric patterns of Op Art to her late-life studies of the Atlantic coastline.

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  • Misunderstanding Terrorism
    Misunderstanding Terrorism (English, Hardback) Marc Sageman

    Misunderstanding Terrorism provides a striking reassessment of the scope and nature of the global neo-jihadi threat to the West. The post-9/11 decade experienced the emergence of new forms of political violence and new terrorist actors. More recently, Marc Sageman's understanding of how and why people have adopted fundamentalist ideologies and terrorist methods has evolved....

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  • Elf Queens and Holy Friars
    Elf Queens and Holy Friars (English, Hardback) Richard Firth Green

    Starting from the assumption of a far greater cultural gulf between the learned and the lay in the medieval world than between rich and poor, Elf Queens explores the church's systematic campaign to demonize fairies and infernalize fairyland and the responses this provoked in vernacular romance.

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  • Security and Suspicion
    Security and Suspicion (English, Paperback) Juliana Ochs

    Based on intensive fieldwork in Israel during the second intifada, this ethnographic study explores how Israeli Jews experience security in their everyday lives. When Israeli security imprints itself on individual lives, the book argues, security propagates the very fears it claims to prevent.

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  • The Iranian Talmud
    The Iranian Talmud (English, Paperback) Shai Secunda

    The Iranian Talmud reexamines the Babylonian Talmud-one of Judaism's most central texts-in the light of Persian literature and culture, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview to the vibrant world of pre-Islamic Iran that shaped the Bavli.

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  • Maoists at the Hearth
    Maoists at the Hearth (English, Hardback) Judith Pettigrew

    Maoists at the Hearth details the ways that inhabitants of a hill village in central Nepal managed their everyday activities following the arrival of Maoist insurgents in the late 1990s, exploring their changing social relationships with fellow villagers and the parties to the conflict both during and after the civil war.

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  • Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950
    Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950 (English, Hardback) Wybe Kuitert

    In Japanese Landscapes and Gardens, 1650-1950 Wybe Kuitert presents a richly illustrated survey of the gardens and the people who commissioned, created, and used them and chronicles the modernization of traditional aesthetics in the context of economic, political, and environmental transformation.

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  • Christian Human Rights
    Christian Human Rights (English, Hardback) Samuel Moyn

    In Christian Human Rights, Samuel Moyn asserts that the rise of human rights after World War II was prefigured and inspired by a defense of the dignity of the human person that first arose in Christian churches and religious thought in the years just prior to the outbreak of the war.

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  • Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity
    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity (English, Paperback) Alicia Ely Yamin

    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity provides a solid foundation for comprehending what a human rights framework implies and the potential for greater justice in health it entails.

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  • Seasons of Misery
    Seasons of Misery (English, Paperback) Kathleen Donegan

    Seasons of Misery offers a boldly original account of early English settlement in American by placing catastrophe and crisis at the center of the story. Donegan argues that the constant state of suffering and uncertainty decisively formed the colonial identity and produced the first distinctly colonial literature.

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