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  • After Europe by Ivan Krastev
    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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  • Envisioning Islam by Michael Philip Penn
    Envisioning Islam (English, Paperback) Michael Philip Penn

    The earliest and largest corpus of Christian writings on Islam was written in the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Envisioning Islam shows how these previously neglected texts problematize modern perceptions of an exclusively hostile Christian reaction to Islam and revolutionize our understanding of the early Islamic world.

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  • What Is Populism? by Jan-Werner Mueller
    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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  • The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa by Rene Lemarchand
    The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa (English, Paperback) Rene Lemarchand

    This collection of essays explores the contemporary crises in Rwanda, Burundi, and the Congo-Kinshasa, offering important new insights into the cycle of genocidal violence, ethnic strife, and civil war that has made the Great Lakes region of Central Africa the most violent on the continent.

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  • Used Books by William H. Sherman
    Used Books (English, Paperback) William H. Sherman

    Based on a survey of early printed books, Used Books describes what readers wrote in and around their books and what we can learn from these marks by using the tools of archaeologists as well as historians and literary critics.

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  • A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry by Geoffroi de Charny
    A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry (English, Paperback) Geoffroi de Charny

    Composed at the height of the Hundred Years War by Geoffroi de Charny, one of the most respected knights of his age, A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry is an invaluable guide to fourteenth-century knighthood.

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  • To Breathe with Birds by Vaclav Cilek
    To Breathe with Birds (English, Hardback) Vaclav Cilek, Morna Livingston

    The first book-length appearance of Vaclav Cilek's work in English translation, To Breathe with Birds delves into the imaginative and emotional bonds we form with landscapes and how human existence-a recent development, geologically speaking-shapes and is shaped by a sense of place.

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  • Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221 by James M. Powell
    Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221 (English, Paperback) James M. Powell

    An award-winning anatomy of the Fifth Crusade.

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  • Human Rights of Women by Rebecca J. Cook
    Human Rights of Women (English, Paperback) Rebecca J. Cook

    "The book's embrace is gigantic. . . . Not only will Human Rights of Women appeal to a wide audience, it should be read by everyone who has any interest in human rights."-Gender and Development

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  • Tennis Science for Tennis Players by Howard Brody
    Tennis Science for Tennis Players (English, Paperback) Howard Brody

    How does your opponent put that tricky spin on the ball? Why are some serves easier to return than others? The mysteries behind the winning strokes, equipment, and surfaces of the game of tennis are accessibly explained by Howard Brody through the laws of physics. And he gives practical pointers to ways players can use this understanding to advantage in the game....

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  • Maoists at the Hearth by Judith Pettigrew
    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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  • Roman Glass by Stuart J. Fleming
    Roman Glass (English, Paperback) Stuart J. Fleming

    This lavishly illustrated book places glass in its social setting within the Roman household. The volume was written to accompany the traveling exhibition Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change. Through a series of vignettes, the author tells the story of the development of the glass industry in the Roman Empire and the role of glass in the daily routines of the ancient Romans....

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  • The Categorical Imperative by H. J. Paton
    The Categorical Imperative (English, Paperback) H. J. Paton

    A classic exposition of Kant's ethical thought.

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  • Human Rights by Makau Mutua
    Human Rights (English, Paperback) Makau Mutua

    Human Rights: A Political and Cultural Critique provides a bracing and controversial analysis of the scope of human rights and lays the groundwork for a multicultural and more universal understanding of these rights.

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  • The City After Abandonment by Margaret Dewar
    The City After Abandonment (English, Hardback) Margaret Dewar

    Looking at the shrinking cities of the Midwest and Northeast as well as New Orleans, urban planning experts examine the conditions of disinvested places and lay out ways policymakers and planners can approach the future through processes and ideas that differ from those applicable to growing cities.

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  • The Plantation Machine by Trevor Burnard
    The Plantation Machine (English, Hardback) Trevor Burnard, John Garrigus

    Jamaica and Saint-Domingue were especially brutal but conspicuously successful eighteenth-century slave societies and imperial colonies. Trevor Burnard and John Garrigus trace how the plantation machine developed between 1748 and 1788 and was perfected against a backdrop of almost constant external war and imperial competition.

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  • Robert McNamara's Other War by Patrick Allan Sharma
    Robert McNamara's Other War (English, Hardback) Patrick Allan Sharma

    Robert McNamara's Other War chronicles the former defense secretary's thirteen-year presidency of the World Bank. Using previously unstudied World Bank documents, Patrick Allan Sharma recounts the World Bank's transformation under McNamara and highlights his complex legacy.

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  • John James Audubon by Gregory Nobles
    John James Audubon (English, Hardback) Gregory Nobles

    In John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman, Gregory Nobles shows that one of Audubon's greatest creations was himself. Nobles explores the central irony of Audubon's true nature: the man who took so much time and trouble to depict birds so carefully left us a bold but deceptive picture of himself.

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  • The Long Gilded Age by Leon Fink
    The Long Gilded Age (English, Paperback) Leon Fink

    Presenting a new twist on classic themes of American economic and working-class history, The Long Gilded Age considers the interlocking roles of politics, labor, and internationalism in the ideologies and institutions that emerged at the turn of the twentieth century.

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  • Warm Brothers by Robert Tobin
    Warm Brothers (English, Hardback) Robert Tobin

    "Well argued, clearly written, with interesting emphases and ambitious breadth, this excellent book maintains a uniformly high level of scholarship."-Choice

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