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Product Description: Why Tibetan monks are setting themselves on fireSince the 2008 uprising, nearly one-hundred and fifty Tibetan monks have self-immolated in protest of the Chinese occupation of their lands. Most have died from their wounds. “If Tibetans saw even a sliver of an opportunity to hold demonstrations, then they would not resort to self-immolation,” Woeser, the dissident Tibetan poet, has written in the New York Times...read more
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9781784781538 | Verso Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Why Tibetan monks are setting themselves on fireSince the 2008 uprising, nearly one-hundred and fifty Tibetan monks have self-immolated in protest of the Chinese occupation of their lands.
9780553252385, titled "The Divine Wind: Japan's Kamikaze Force in World War II" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, October 1, 1985), cover price $3.50 | also contains The Divine Wind: Japan''s Kamikaze Force in World War II | About this edition: A classic and poignant treatment of Japan's struggle between recognition of the kamikaze's futility and the country's pride in having made the attempt to stem the tide of the American advance in 1944-1945, this account, given by two former Kamikaze pilots, testifies to Japanese perspective of the last days of World War II.

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Product Description: “Documents Rodriguez’s life—an important contribution in and of itself—and shows how  religiously grounded leaders like Rodriguez were crucial to the success of revolutionary movements.”—Anna Peterson, coeditor of Christianity, Social Change, and Globalization in the Americas   “Sánchez challenges fellow specialists by introducing new evidence and placing Father David in the context of social-movement scholarship...read more
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9780813061191 | Univ Pr of Florida, December 8, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: “Documents Rodriguez’s life—an important contribution in and of itself—and shows how  religiously grounded leaders like Rodriguez were crucial to the success of revolutionary movements.

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Product Description: For three decades, Sri Lanka’s civil war tore communities apart. In 2009, the Sri Lankan army finally defeated the separatist Tamil Tigers guerrillas in a fierce battle that swept up about 300,000 civilians and killed more than 40,000...read more
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9781781686003 | Verso Books, October 21, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: For three decades, Sri Lanka’s civil war tore communities apart.

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9781781688830 | Verso Books, September 22, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: For three decades, Sri Lanka’s civil war tore communities apart.

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Product Description: It was a story so bizarre it defied belief: in April 1974, twenty-year-old newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst robbed a San Francisco bank in the company of members of the Symbionese Liberation Army—who had kidnapped her a mere nine weeks earlier...read more
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9780226305226 | 1 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 1, 2008), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: It was a story so bizarre it defied belief: in April 1974, twenty-year-old newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst robbed a San Francisco bank in the company of members of the Symbionese Liberation Army—who had kidnapped her a mere nine weeks earlier.

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9780226324326 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 19, 2015, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: It was a story so bizarre it defied belief: in April 1974, twenty-year-old newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst robbed a San Francisco bank in the company of members of the Symbionese Liberation Army—who had kidnapped her a mere nine weeks earlier.
9780515125368, titled "Aries 2000 Total Horoscopes: Mar 21 - Arp 20" | Jove Pubns, July 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | also contains Aries 2000 Total Horoscopes: Mar 21 - Arp 20 | About this edition: A new year.

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Product Description: While the Arab people took center stage in the 'Arab Spring' protests, academic studies focus on state structure, regime nature, militaries, and external powers to understand popular uprisings in the Middle East. Contentious Politics in the Middle East redresses a gap in focus as it analyzes the complexities of popular agency through the framework of contentious politics theory, without neglecting the negotiations between the people and structural factors...read more
By Fawaz A. Gerges (editor)
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9781137537218 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 10, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: While the Arab people took center stage in the 'Arab Spring' protests, academic studies focus on state structure, regime nature, militaries, and external powers to understand popular uprisings in the Middle East.

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9781137537201 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 10, 2015, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: While the Arab people took center stage in the 'Arab Spring' protests, academic studies focus on state structure, regime nature, militaries, and external powers to understand popular uprisings in the Middle East.

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Product Description: Christopher Award WinnerLos Angeles Times BestsellerWashington Post Top 100 Books of the Year SelectionA 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...read more
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9781610395984 | 10 anv edition (Public Affairs, August 11, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Christopher Award WinnerLos Angeles Times BestsellerWashington Post Top 100 Books of the Year SelectionA 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: This in-depth, historical analysis of terrorism investigates the major funding streams of terrorists, insurgents, guerrillas, warlords, militias, and criminal organizations throughout the world as well as the efforts of the international community to thwart their efforts...read more
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9781440831034 | Praeger Pub Text, June 1, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This in-depth, historical analysis of terrorism investigates the major funding streams of terrorists, insurgents, guerrillas, warlords, militias, and criminal organizations throughout the world as well as the efforts of the international community to thwart their efforts.

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Product Description: This volume documents the Sudanese government’s campaign of genocidal attacks and forced starvation against the people of the Nuba Mountains in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Genocide by Attrition provides powerful insights and analysis of the phenomenon and bears witness to ongoing atrocities...read more
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9781412847506 | Transaction Pub, June 18, 2012, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Few people know much about the government of Sudan’s genocidal attack against the people of the Nuba Mountains in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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9781412856713 | 2 edition (Transaction Pub, June 22, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This volume documents the Sudanese government’s campaign of genocidal attacks and forced starvation against the people of the Nuba Mountains in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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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, October 20, 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, October 19, 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 the late summer and fall of 1786, farmers in central and western Massachusetts organized themselves into armed groups to protest against established authority and aggressive creditors. Calling themselves "regulators" or the "voice of the people," these crowds attempted to pressure the state government to lower taxes and provide relief to debtors by using some of the same methods employed against British authority a decade earlier...read more
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9781421417424 | 1 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 18, 2015), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Throughout the late summer and fall of 1786, farmers in central and western Massachusetts organized themselves into armed groups to protest against established authority and aggressive creditors.

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9781421417431 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 18, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Throughout the late summer and fall of 1786, farmers in central and western Massachusetts organized themselves into armed groups to protest against established authority and aggressive creditors.

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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" | Reprint edition (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: After an evening spent drinking with Irish conspirators, an inebriated Owen Connelly confessed to the main colonial administrators in Ireland that a plot was afoot to root out and destroy Ireland's English and Protestant population...read more
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9780861933204 | Royal Historical Society, February 21, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: After an evening spent drinking with Irish conspirators, an inebriated Owen Connelly confessed to the main colonial administrators in Ireland that a plot was afoot to root out and destroy Ireland's English and Protestant population.

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9780861933365 | Reprint edition (Royal Historical Society, June 18, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: After an evening spent drinking with Irish conspirators, an inebriated Owen Connelly confessed to the main colonial administrators in Ireland that a plot was afoot to root out and destroy Ireland's English and Protestant population.

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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 | Reprint edition (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: 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, June 9, 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 $34.95 | 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 | About this edition: Philip Gourevitch returns, twenty years after the genoicide, to Rwanda and the eastern Congo April 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of perhaps the most terrible single event in many of our lifetimes: the Rwandan genocide, in which at least 800,000 Tutsis were massacred and an entire region of Central Africa was convulsed and permanently changed by wave upon wave of refugees and fighting.

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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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Product Description: "Koert Debeuf is discreet but outspoken when it comes to defending a human cause. He is one of those committed people who prefers being 'in the field' above discussions behind closed doors." Le Soir "Koert Debeuf is an acknowledged expert of the Arab region...read more
By Guy Verhofstadt (foreword by)
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9789401418249 | Lanoo Books, September 30, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: "Koert Debeuf is discreet but outspoken when it comes to defending a human cause.

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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   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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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 $240.00 | 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 $56.95 | 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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