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Product Description: One hundred years ago, during Easter Week, 1916, rebel Irish leaders and their followers staged an armed uprising in the city of Dublin in an attempt to overthrow British rule and create an autonomous Irish republic. One week later, their rebellion ruthlessly quashed by British forces, the surviving insurgents were jailed and many of their leaders quickly executed...read more

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9780268036140 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, March 27, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: One hundred years ago, during Easter Week, 1916, rebel Irish leaders and their followers staged an armed uprising in the city of Dublin in an attempt to overthrow British rule and create an autonomous Irish republic.

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Product Description: David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare, a ground-breaking theorist whose ideas "are revolutionizing military thinking throughout the west" (Washington Post). Indeed, his vision of modern warfare powerfully influenced America's decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement "the Surge," now recognized as a dramatic success...read more

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9780195368345 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 16, 2009, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare.

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9780199754090 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 2011), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: David Kilcullen is one of the world's most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare, a ground-breaking theorist whose ideas "are revolutionizing military thinking throughout the west" (Washington Post).

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Product Description: The 2011 Arab uprisings are integrated into the movement to create a regional economic community for a potential twenty-eight nations, with nearly 500 million citizens. A reinvented Marshall Plan, supported internationally, is forthcoming...read more

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9780761859468 | Revised edition (Hamilton Books, August 2, 2012), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: The 2011 Arab uprisings are integrated into the movement to create a regional economic community for a potential twenty-eight nations, with nearly 500 million citizens.

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Product Description: Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.Offers an overview of American slave revolts and conspiracies to revoltExplores the context of chronic fear of uprising in slaveholding colonies and states in North America from 1663 to 1861Offers accounts gleaned from primary resources regarding slave leaders and their lieutenants, and of the trials that condemned themDescribes the climate of fear in which slaveholding whites lived, as well as the various social practices and legal statutes they enacted to minimize the risk of slave revoltIncludes a narrative, primary materials, biographics, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography―all of which will be helpful to students writing papers on the topi...read more

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9781610696593 | Abc-Clio Inc, September 22, 2015, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.

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Product Description: Even the most seasoned Middle East observers were taken aback by the events of early 2011. Protests born of oppression and socioeconomic frustration erupted throughout the streets; public unrest provoked violent police backlash; long-established dictatorships fell...read more

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9780815722267 | 1 edition (Brookings Inst Pr, November 4, 2011), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Even the most seasoned Middle East observers were taken aback by the events of early 2011.

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Product Description: Barely a year after the self-immolation of a young fruit seller in Tunisia, a vast wave of popular protest has convulsed the Middle East, overthrowing long-ruling dictators and transforming the region’s politics almost beyond recognition...read more

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9781610390842 | 1 edition (Public Affairs, March 27, 2012), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Barely a year after the self-immolation of a young fruit seller in Tunisia, a vast wave of popular protest has convulsed the Middle East, overthrowing long-ruling dictators and transforming the region’s politics almost beyond recognition.

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9781610392358 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, January 8, 2013), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Barely a year after the self-immolation of a young fruit seller in Tunisia, a vast wave of popular protest has convulsed the Middle East, overthrowing long-ruling dictators and transforming the region’s politics almost beyond recognition.

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Product Description: A new year. A new millennium. And a new set of Total Horoscopes with all the predictions you need...For nearly two decades, Total Horoscopes have given readers a glimpse of the year ahead, in individual books for each sign which include:* 18 months of daily forecasts * Complete yearly, daily, and weekly overviews for 2000* A bonus section on lucky numbers* A sneak preview of the 21st century* Advice on romance, money and health matter...read more

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9780515125368 | Jove Pubns, July 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | also contains Patty's Got a Gun: Patricia Hearst in 1970s America | About this edition: A new year.

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Product Description: This book presents a former soldier and CIA officer's insight into the true nature of insurgency and how it will continue to affect the United States in the decades to come.What we've seen in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrein, Yemen, and elsewhere is merely the beginning...read more

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9781612001043 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, August 30, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This book presents a former soldier and CIA officer's insight into the true nature of insurgency and how it will continue to affect the United States in the decades to come.

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Product Description: The Atlas of the Irish Revolution is a definitive resource that brings to life this pivotal moment in Irish history and nation-building.  Published to coincide with the centenary of the Easter Rising, this comprehensive and visually compelling volume brings together all of the current research on the revolutionary period, with contributions from leading scholars from around the world and from many disciplines...read more
By John Crowley (editor), Mike Murphy (editor) and Donal O Drisceoil (editor)

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9781479834280 | New York Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The Atlas of the Irish Revolution is a definitive resource that brings to life this pivotal moment in Irish history and nation-building.

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Product Description: In early 1997 Peter Penfold, arrived in Sierra Leone as the British High Commissioner. This fascinating book describes not just his eventful three-year tour but the background and subsequent events that placed this small country at the center of the world stage...read more

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9781848847682 | Pen & Sword, August 19, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In early 1997, Peter Penfold arrived in Sierra Leone as the British High Commissioner.

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9781781591055 | Pen & Sword, March 19, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In early 1997 Peter Penfold, arrived in Sierra Leone as the British High Commissioner.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2012 Cundill Prize in HistoryA gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and often gruesome battles—a sweeping yet intimate portrait of the conflict that shaped the fate of modern China...read more

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9780307271730 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 7, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history.

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9780307472212 | Vintage Books, December 11, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2012 Cundill Prize in HistoryA gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history.

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Product Description: While the revolutions known as the Arab Spring took place across many nations, attention has been disproportionately focused on the North African nations—Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia—while the quieter revolution in Bahrain has been largely ignored...read more
By Marc Owen Jones (editor) and Ala'a Shehabi (editor)

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9781783604340 | 1 edition (Zed Books, November 15, 2015), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: While the revolutions known as the Arab Spring took place across many nations, attention has been disproportionately focused on the North African nations—Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia—while the quieter revolution in Bahrain has been largely ignored.

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9781783604333 | 1 edition (Zed Books, November 15, 2015), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: While the revolutions known as the Arab Spring took place across many nations, attention has been disproportionately focused on the North African nations—Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia—while the quieter revolution in Bahrain has been largely ignored.

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Product Description: Fresh look at Kurdistan Iraq today, including the role of central government and international forces, and the region's political and economic future.

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9780745315140 | 2 sub edition (Pluto Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Fresh look at Kurdistan Iraq today, including the role of central government and international forces, and the region's political and economic future.
9780745304458 | Pluto Pr, June 1, 1990, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Ballymurphy is a small, tightly knit community of 12,000 people spread over eight housing estates in one square mile of West Belfast.

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9780745315096 | New edition (Pluto Pr, March 1, 2000), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Fresh look at Kurdistan Iraq today, including the role of central government and international forces, and the region's political and economic future.
9780937702123 | Irish Books & Media, June 1, 1990, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Ballymurphy is a small, tightly knit community of 12,000 people spread over eight housing estates in one square mile of West Belfast.

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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" | Reprint edition (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: This work is dedicated to detailing the actions in and around Dublin's General Post Office during the Easter Rising in 1916. The building served as headquarters for the Irish Volunteers and the Citizen Army, led by Padraig Pearse and James Connolly, and was shelled in the suppression of the Uprising...read more

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9781848404274 | New Island Books, August 15, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: This work is dedicated to detailing the actions in and around Dublin's General Post Office during the Easter Rising in 1916.

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Product Description: With a foreword by Elie Wiesel, the first book to tell the complete story of Herbert Baum and the Jewish antifascist resistance in Nazi Berlin This fascinating book tells the story of a group of young Jewish people who had lives filled with intellectual exploration, intense friendships and romances, and dangerous and illegal political action, during one of the most anti-Semitic and regressive regimes in history...read more

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9780752476865 | 1 edition (Trafalgar Square, October 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: With a foreword by Elie Wiesel, the first book to tell the complete story of Herbert Baum and the Jewish antifascist resistance in Nazi Berlin This fascinating book tells the story of a group of young Jewish people who had lives filled with intellectual exploration, intense friendships and romances, and dangerous and illegal political action, during one of the most anti-Semitic and regressive regimes in history.

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Product Description: Challenging the views of human rights activists, Stoll argues that the Ixils who supported Guatemalan rebels in the early 1980's did so because they were caught in the crossfire between the guerillas and the army, not because revolutionary violence expressed community aspirations...read more

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9780231081825 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Challenging the views of human rights activists, Stoll argues that the Ixils who supported Guatemalan rebels in the early 1980's did so because they were caught in the crossfire between the guerillas and the army, not because revolutionary violence expressed community aspirations.

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9780231081832 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Challenging the views of human rights activists, Stoll argues that the Ixils who supported Guatemalan rebels in the early 1980's did so because they were caught in the crossfire between the guerillas and the army, not because revolutionary violence expressed community aspirations.

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Product Description: E. P. Thompson (1924-1993) was one of the preeminent British historians of the second half of the twentieth century; his The Making of the English Working Class (1964) is arguably the most influential work of British history published during that period...read more

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9780804728966, titled "Beyond the Frontier: The Politics of a Failed Mission; Bulgaria 1944" | Stanford Univ Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: E.

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9780804728973 | Stanford Univ Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: E.

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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 Blair Reader encourages public discussion in the wider world by reading actively as well as critically and responding to the ideas of others. After more than twenty-five years of teaching composition, the authors have come to see reading and writing as interrelated activities: To write effectively, one must also read actively and critically...read more
By Laurie G. Kirszner (editor) and Stephen R. Mandell (editor)

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9780205901845, titled "The Blair Reader: Exploring Issues and Ideas" | 8 edition (Longman Pub Group, January 3, 2013), cover price $108.20 | also contains The Blair Reader | About this edition: The Blair Reader encourages public discussion in the wider world by reading actively as well as critically and responding to the ideas of others.
9789990076455 | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, July 15, 2004), cover price $0.02 | also contains The Blair Reader
9780130910660 | 4th edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 2001), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: For first-year composition courses.
9780134001104 | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, December 1, 1995), cover price $29.95 | also contains The Siege of Mecca: The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine

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Product Description: Ten years before the start of the American Revolution, backcountry settlers in the North Carolina Piedmont launched their own defiant bid for economic independence and political liberty. The Regulator Rebellion of 1766-71 pitted thousands of farmers, many of them religious radicals inspired by the Great Awakening, against political and economic elites who opposed the Regulators' proposed reforms...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780807826720 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Ten years before the start of the American Revolution, backcountry settlers in the North Carolina Piedmont launched their own defiant bid for economic independence and political liberty.

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9780807849996 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Ten years before the start of the American Revolution, backcountry settlers in the North Carolina Piedmont launched their own defiant bid for economic independence and political liberty.

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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

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9780394417783 | Random House Inc, June 1, 1957, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: By a trick of fate, the Andau Bridge becomes a lifeline to freedom for Hungarians fleeing the Russians in 1956

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9780449210505, titled "Bridge at Andau" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, March 1, 1988), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The Bridge at Andau is James A.

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Product Description: In December 1962, nationalists in Brunei, the hugely wealthy small kingdom on the North Coast of Borneo, formed the Army of North Kalimantan (TNKU) and, demanding greater democracy, engineered a rebellion against the Sultan and seized a large number of hostages...read more

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9781848846401 | Pen & Sword, March 19, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In December 1962, nationalists in Brunei, the hugely wealthy small kingdom on the North Coast of Borneo, formed the Army of North Kalimantan (TNKU) and, demanding greater democracy, engineered a rebellion against the Sultan and seized a large number of hostages.

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