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Product Description: A stunning literary survival story of three young Sudanese boys, two brothers and a cousin—hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “moving, beautifully written account, by turns warm and tender.”Between 1987 and 1989, Alepho, Benjamin, and Benson, like tens of thousands of young boys, took flight from the massacres of Sudan’s civil war...read more
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9781610395984 | Anv edition (Public Affairs, August 11, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A stunning literary survival story of three young Sudanese boys, two brothers and a cousin—hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “moving, beautifully written account, by turns warm and tender.

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Product Description: In 1971, Idi Amin Dada, a former officer of the King’s African Rifles and commander of the Ugandan Army, seized power in a military coup in Uganda. Characterized by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extra judicial killings, nepotism, corruption and gross economic mismanagement, Amin’s rule drove thousands into exile...read more
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9781910294550, titled "Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda, 1971-1994" | Helion & Co Ltd, June 25, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1971, Idi Amin Dada, a former officer of the King’s African Rifles and commander of the Ugandan Army, seized power in a military coup in Uganda.

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Product Description: On 1 October 1990, hundreds of Banyarawanda militants that served with the Ugandan Army deserted their posts to form the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and invade Rwanda. Thus began the Rwandan Civil War, which was to culminate in the famous genocide of nearly one million of Tutsi and moderate Hutus, in 1994...read more
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9781910294567, titled "The Rwandan Patriotic Front, 1990-1994" | Helion & Co Ltd, June 25, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On 1 October 1990, hundreds of Banyarawanda militants that served with the Ugandan Army deserted their posts to form the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and invade Rwanda.

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Product Description: Throughout its history the Irish Republican Movement has been beset by splits. The former paramilitary and author Brendan Behan famously quipped that, 'The first thing on the agenda was always the split.' In this in-depth research Morrison analyses the splits through his extensive range of interviews with leadership and rank and file members of the political and paramilitary wings of the Movement...read more
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9781623568443, titled "The Origins and Rise of Dissident Irish Republicanism: The Role and Impact of Organizational Splits" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 19, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Throughout its history the Irish Republican Movement has been beset by splits.

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9781501309236, titled "The Origins and Rise of Dissident Irish Republicanism: The Role and Impact of Organizational Splits" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 18, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Throughout its history the Irish Republican Movement has been beset by splits.

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Product Description: The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a different kind of future—until, at four o’clock in the morning on a Sunday in November, the citizens of Budapest awoke to the shattering sound of Russian tanks ravaging their streets...read more
By Steve Berry (introduced by)
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9780812986747 | Dial Pr, June 9, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Bridge at Andau is James A.

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Product Description: Terrorist financing is an ongoing game of creating, concealing, and surreptitiously utilizing funds. This intriguing book considers every facet of guerrilla funding—from how activities are financed, to what insurgents do with the revenue they generate, to the range of countermeasures in place for deterring their moneymaking activities...read more
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9781440831034 | Praeger Pub Text, June 30, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Terrorist financing is an ongoing game of creating, concealing, and surreptitiously utilizing funds.

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Product Description: Envisioning La Escalera--an underground rebel movement largely composed of Africans living on farms and plantations in rural western Cuba--in the larger context of the long emancipation struggle in Cuba, Aisha Finch demonstrates how organized slave resistance became critical to the unraveling not only of slavery but also of colonial systems of power during the nineteenth century...read more
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9781469622347 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Envisioning La Escalera--an underground rebel movement largely composed of Africans living on farms and plantations in rural western Cuba--in the larger context of the long emancipation struggle in Cuba, Aisha Finch demonstrates how organized slave resistance became critical to the unraveling not only of slavery but also of colonial systems of power during the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: The violence that has ravaged Algeria has often defied explanation. Regularly invoked in debates about political Islam, transitions to democracy, globalization, and the right of humanitarian interference, Algeria’s tragedy has been reduced to a clash of stereotypes: Islamists vs...read more
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9781859846841 | Verso Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The violence that has ravaged Algeria has often defied explanation.

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9781859845714, titled "The Battlefield: Algeria 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity" | Verso Books, March 31, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The violence that has ravaged Algeria has often defied explanation.

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Product Description: An unforgettable journey to Rwanda twenty years after the devastating genocide, from the author of the modern classic We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families His earth-shattering 1998 book, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families, opened our eyes to Rwanda’s genocide: In one hundred days nearly a million people were murdered by their fellow citizens, and the world refused to stop it...read more
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9781594204241 | Penguin Pr, January 20, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An unforgettable journey to Rwanda twenty years after the devastating genocide, from the author of the modern classic We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families His earth-shattering 1998 book, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families, opened our eyes to Rwanda’s genocide: In one hundred days nearly a million people were murdered by their fellow citizens, and the world refused to stop it.
9781846143175 | Gardners Books, March 5, 2015, cover price $32.05

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Product Description: There are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined inside the field of insurgency. While some commanders punish by inflicting physical pain, others use re-educative methods. While some prepare soldiers by using close-knit combat simulations, others send their subordinates immediately into battle...read more
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9781472443052 | Ashgate Pub Co, February 28, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: There are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined inside the field of insurgency.

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Product Description: Compañeras is the untold story of women's involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades. Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters who became guerilla insurgents and political leaders, educators and healers—who worked collectively to construct a new society of dignity and justice...read more
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9781609805876, titled "Compaeras: Zapatista Women's Stories" | Seven Stories Pr, February 24, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Compañeras is the untold story of women's involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades.

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Product Description: A sweeping history of the Cold War’s many “hot” wars born in the last gasps of empire The Cold War reigns in popular imagination as a period of tension between the two post-World War II superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, without direct conflict...read more
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9780670025459 | Viking Pr, September 12, 2013, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: A sweeping history of the Cold War’s many “hot” wars born in the last gasps of empire The Cold War reigns in popular imagination as a period of tension between the two post-World War II superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, without direct conflict.

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9780143125952 | Penguin USA, November 25, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A sweeping history of the Cold War’s many “hot” wars born in the last gasps of empire The Cold War reigns in popular imagination as a period of tension between the two post-World War II superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, without direct conflict.

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By Guy Verhofstadt (foreword by)
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9789401418249 | Lanoo Books, September 30, 2014, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies   Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature In We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, Akinyele Omowale Umoja argues that armed resistance was critical to the Southern freedom struggle and the dismantling of segregation and Black disenfranchisement...read more
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9780814725245 | New York Univ Pr, April 22, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies "Ranging from Reconstruction to the Black Power period, this thoroughly and creatively researched book effectively challenges long-held beliefs about the Black Freedom Struggle.

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9781479886036 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, August 22, 2014), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies   Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature In We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, Akinyele Omowale Umoja argues that armed resistance was critical to the Southern freedom struggle and the dismantling of segregation and Black disenfranchisement.

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Product Description: This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies...read more
By Isabelle Duyvesteyn (editor) and Paul B. Rich (editor)
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9780415567336 | Routledge, February 16, 2012, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies.

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9780415747530 | Routledge, March 25, 2014, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies.

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Product Description: Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as important as the nature of freedom and the place of the rising generation in the political order...read more
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9781781682760 | Verso Books, July 22, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets.

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9781781682753 | Verso Books, May 20, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets.

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Product Description: Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa. It began life as a highly lucrative if climatically challenging holding of the Royal Niger Company, a British Chartered Company under the control of Victorian capitalist Sir George Taubman Goldie...read more
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9781909982369, titled "Biafra: The Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970" | Helion & Co Ltd, January 31, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa.

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Product Description: The organizational cohesion of insurgent groups is central to explaining patterns of violence, the effectiveness of counterinsurgency, and civil war outcomes. Cohesive insurgent groups produce more effective war-fighting forces and are more credible negotiators; organizational cohesion shapes both the duration of wars and their ultimate resolution...read more
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9780801452666 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 13, 2014, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The organizational cohesion of insurgent groups is central to explaining patterns of violence, the effectiveness of counterinsurgency, and civil war outcomes.

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9780801479298 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 13, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The organizational cohesion of insurgent groups is central to explaining patterns of violence, the effectiveness of counterinsurgency, and civil war outcomes.

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Product Description: "A thrilling account of Egypt’s revolution" (Salon) written by a Cairo-based reporter for Time Magazine, now updated and expanded In early 2011, the world’s attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power...read more
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9781250006691 | St Martins Pr, January 3, 2012, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A definitive, absorbing account of the Egyptian revolution, written by a Cairo-based Egyptian-American reporter for Foreign Policy and The Times (London), who witnessed firsthand Mubarak's demise and the country's efforts to build a democracy In early 2011, the world’s attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power.

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9781250042811 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 25, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "A thrilling account of Egypt’s revolution" (Salon) written by a Cairo-based reporter for Time Magazine, now updated and expanded In early 2011, the world’s attention was riveted on Cairo, where after three decades of supremacy, Hosni Mubarak was driven from power.

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Product Description: One of the most momentous events in the Arab uprisings that swept across the Middle East in 2011 was the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. As dramatic and sudden as this seemed, it was only one further episode in an ongoing power struggle between the three components of Egypt’s authoritarian regime: the military, the security services, and the government...read more
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9781844679614, titled "Soldiers, Spies, and Statesmen: Egypt's Road to Revolt" | Verso Books, November 13, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Revolutions are difficult to understand and almost impossible to predict.

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9781781681428, titled "Soldiers, Spies, and Statesmen: Egypt's Road to Revolt" | Reprint edition (Verso Books, January 7, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: One of the most momentous events in the Arab uprisings that swept across the Middle East in 2011 was the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak.

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Product Description: The images in this book tell the remarkable and unique story of Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Rising. They trace the story of his life from his childhood through to his various incarnations as lawyer, writer, teacher, and rebel...read more
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9781781171332 | Mercier Pr Ltd, December 15, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The images in this book tell the remarkable and unique story of Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Rising.

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Product Description: This encyclopedia examines insurgencies—and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt—through history, addressing military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades...read more
By Spencer C. Tucker (editor)
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9781610692793 | Abc-Clio Inc, October 29, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This encyclopedia examines insurgencies—and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt—through history, addressing military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades.

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Product Description: In this comprehensive history, Durney illustrates the unique role that Co. Kildare had in the Irish War of Independence. He details the group of volunteers who followed the railway track into Dublin to partake in the 1916 rising. He details attacks at Greenhills, Maynooth, and Barrowhouse...read more
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9781781171660 | Mercier Pr Ltd, October 15, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In this comprehensive history, Durney illustrates the unique role that Co.

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Product Description: Peadar O'Donnell joined the IRA and led Guerilla activities in Donegal and Derry during the Irish War of Independence. He was arrested and became involved in organizing a hunger strike among the anti-treaty Republicans which lasted 41 days...read more
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9781781171691 | Mercier Pr Ltd, October 15, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Peadar O'Donnell joined the IRA and led Guerilla activities in Donegal and Derry during the Irish War of Independence.

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Product Description: “The people want . . .”: This first half of slogans chanted by millions of Arab protesters since 2011 revealed a long-repressed craving for democracy. But huge social and economic problems were also laid bare by the protestors’ demands...read more
By G. M. Goshgarian (trans)
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9780520274976 | Univ of California Pr, September 3, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: “The people want .

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9780520280519 | 1 edition (Univ of California Pr, September 3, 2013), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “The people want .

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