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Product Description: First published in 1868, Whitaker's is the ultimate single-volume reference source - packed with thousands of facts, figures, overviews and statistics relating to the UK and the world.Whitaker's 2017 contains a comprehensive explanation of every aspect of national and local government infrastructure in the UK, astronomical and tidal data for 2017, guides to UK law, education and taxation, overviews of the water, energy and transport industries, essential calendar information, chapters on royalty and peerage, MPs, government departments and public bodies, directory listings of societies and institutions, sports results and records – including complete results of the 2016 Rio Olympics, reviews of the year 2015–16 – covering the arts, science and politics – and monthly summaries of the year's news...read more

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9781472909336 | 149 edition (Yearbooks, January 12, 2017), cover price $86.00 | About this edition: First published in 1868, Whitaker's is the ultimate single-volume reference source - packed with thousands of facts, figures, overviews and statistics relating to the UK and the world.

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Product Description: The liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power―and also its biggest failures. Beginning in the 1940s, imbued with the spirit of Woodrow Wilson’s efforts at the League of Nations to "make the world safe for democracy," the United States steered a course in world affairs that would eventually win the Cold War...read more

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9780691171678 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power―and also its biggest failures.

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Product Description: This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they may be, since they influence the world in a multitude of harmful ways...read more

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9781138785601 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: When studying politics, it is important to understand the subject matter of where politics can go morally wrong in order to know how it can go right.

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9781138785618 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics.

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Product Description: This book is a unique collection of high quality articles analysing legal issues with particular regard to small states. The small states of the world differ considerably in their geography, history, political structures, legal systems and wealth...read more
By Caroline Morris (editor)

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9783319393650 | Springer Verlag, January 7, 2017, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This book is a unique collection of high quality articles analysing legal issues with particular regard to small states.

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Product Description: "Speak softly and carry a big stick" Theodore Roosevelt famously said in 1901, when the United States was emerging as a great power. It was the right sentiment, perhaps, in an age of imperial rivalry but today many Americans doubt the utility of their global military presence, thinking it outdated, unnecessary or even dangerous...read more

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9780465044726 | Basic Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: "Speak softly and carry a big stick" Theodore Roosevelt famously said in 1901, when the United States was emerging as a great power.

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9781634240871 | 3 edition (Trine Day, January 1, 2017), cover price $24.95
9780977795345 | Trine Day, September 1, 2007, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: This book analyses the Syria crisis and the role of chemical weapons in relation to US foreign policy. The Syrian government's use of such weapons and their subsequent elimination has dominated the US response to the conflict, where these are viewed as particularly horrific arms - a repulsion known as the chemical taboo...read more

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9781526104717 | Manchester Univ Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This book analyses the Syria crisis and the role of chemical weapons in relation to US foreign policy.

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9781526104724 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: This book analyses the Syria crisis and the role of chemical weapons in relation to US foreign policy.

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Product Description: The rapid expansion of ISIS and its swathe of territorial gains across the Middle East have been headline news since 2013. Yet much media attention and analysis has been focussed upon the military exploits, brutal tactics and radicalisation methods employed by the group...read more

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9781784535582 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, December 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The rapid expansion of ISIS and its swathe of territorial gains across the Middle East have been headline news since 2013.

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9781784536961 | Reprint edition (I B Tauris & Co Ltd, December 30, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The rapid expansion of ISIS and its swathe of territorial gains across the Middle East have been headline news since 2013.

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Product Description: How does the media cover the Middle East? Through a detailed country-by-country approach, this book provides a detailed analysis of the complexities of reporting from the Arab world. Each chapter provides an overview of the country in question, including the political context, relationship to international politics, and the key features that are most frequently covered in Western media...read more

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9781784532710 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: How do the media cover the Middle East?

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9781784532727 | Reprint edition (Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: How does the media cover the Middle East?

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Product Description: The Merlion and the Ashoka: Singapore-India Strategic Ties examines the historical evolution and future prospects of the strategic and defence ties between these two nations. India, which considers Singapore to be one of its closest partners in Southeast Asia, has offered Singapore unprecedented access to training facilities, including basing equipment on Indian soil...read more
By Anit Mukherjee (editor)

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9789814704663 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, December 23, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The Merlion and the Ashoka: Singapore-India Strategic Ties examines the historical evolution and future prospects of the strategic and defence ties between these two nations.

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Product Description: This edited volume focuses on charting the rise of neo-abolitionism and offering a critique of the idea, its logics and consequences. A model of state policy which aims to abolish prostitution through legislation, Neo-abolitionism criminalises the buyer of sex but not the seller...read more
By Gillian Wylie (editor)

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9781138945401 | Routledge, December 22, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This edited volume focuses on charting the rise of neo-abolitionism and offering a critique of the idea, its logics and consequences.

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Product Description: "Wallace Shawn is up to his old tricks again: pricking the conscience of right-on, left-leaning theatergoers. No one does that better than this impish, idiosyncratic polymath, who, at seventy-two, still comes across as precocious—probably because we resent him flagging our complacent complicity in all the world's ills...read more

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9781559365208 | Theatre Communications Group, December 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Wallace Shawn is up to his old tricks again: pricking the conscience of right-on, left-leaning theatergoers.

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Product Description: Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, a book that offers fresh insight into one of history's most enigmatic relationships between nation-states—from one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism...read more

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9781609807221 | Reprint edition (Seven Stories Pr, December 13, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, a book that offers fresh insight into one of history's most enigmatic relationships between nation-states—from one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism.

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Product Description: This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history. This book addresses three interrelated questions: why does the geographical scope of political objectives and subsequent strategy of states change? How do these changes occur? Over what period of time do these changes occur? The theories of Sir Halford Mackinder and Nicholas Spykman are examined in order to provide an analytical narrative for five case studies, four historical and one contemporary...read more

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9780714653488 | Frank Cass & Co, December 12, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history.

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Product Description: This handbook provides an authoritative study of European decentralisation, taking into account, from a territorial perspective, the different political and administrative traditions in Europe (Continental, Anglo-Saxon and Ex-communist States) and the cleavages North-South and East-West...read more
By Marius Profiroiu (editor)

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9783319324364 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 28, 2017, cover price $299.00 | About this edition: This handbook provides an authoritative study of European decentralisation, taking into account, from a territorial perspective, the different political and administrative traditions in Europe (Continental, Anglo-Saxon and Ex-communist States) and the cleavages North-South and East-West.

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Product Description: The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy. The terms soft power and public diplomacy have enormous currency in media and policy discourse, yet despite all the attention the terms remain conceptually ambiguous for analysts of international influence...read more
By John Simons (editor)

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9781138945814 | Routledge, December 8, 2016, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Handbook of Soft Power is the first volume to offer a comprehensive and detailed picture of soft power and associated forms of public diplomacy.

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Product Description: "A masterful synthesis of historical, geographical, and political analysis.... Geostrategic thinking in the grand tradition of Bismarck."- -Samuel HuntingtonIn The Grand Chessboard, renowned geostrategist Zbigniew Brzezinski delivers a brutally honest and provocative vision for American preeminence in the twenty-first century...read more

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9780465027255 | 1 edition (Basic Books, October 1, 1997), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The author suggests a plan for how America can maintain its position as a superpower nation in the twenty-first century

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9780465094356 | 2 reprint edition (Basic Books, December 6, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "A masterful synthesis of historical, geographical, and political analysis.
9780465027262 | Basic Books, September 17, 1998, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: As the twentieth century draws to a close, the United States has emerged as the world's only superpower: no other nation possesses comparable military and economic power or has interests that bestride the globe.

Product Description: There are today some 60 million people who have fled their homes because of persecution and conflict. This is the highest number ever recorded. These people suffer exile that will likely last for years and even whole lifetimes-both present and future...read more

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9780198786467 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: There are today some 60 million people who have fled their homes because of persecution and conflict.

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Product Description: No survey can capture the breadth and depth of the anti-Americanism that has swept Europe in recent years. From ultraconservative Bavarian grandmothers to thirty-year-old socialist activists in Greece, from globalization opponents to corporate executives--Europeans are joining in an ever louder chorus of disdain for America...read more

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9780691122878 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 2, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: No survey can capture the breadth and depth of the anti-Americanism that has swept Europe in recent years.

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9780691173511 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: No survey can capture the breadth and depth of the anti-Americanism that has swept Europe in recent years.

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9781400827299 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 2, 2008, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: This book offers a unique account of British and United States government's attempts to adapt their propaganda strategies to global terrorist threats in a post-9/11 media environment. It discusses Anglo-American coordination and domestic struggles that brought in far-reaching changes to propaganda...read more

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9781526107299 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book offers a unique account of British and United States government's attempts to adapt their propaganda strategies to global terrorist threats in a post-9/11 media environment.

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Product Description: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute. Though only slightly larger than Omaha, Nebraska, at 140 square miles, the small territory of Gaza has been a hot spot for bitter disputes between sparring powers for millennia, from the Ancient Egyptians up until the British Empire and even today...read more

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9780190201890 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 11, 2014, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.
9781849044011 | Gardners Books, August 15, 2014, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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9780190623081 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Gaza has become synonymous with conflict and dispute.

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Product Description: What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed? Is its "life" as a socially significant, presencing thing at an end? Or might the process of destruction work to enhance its symbolic force, mediating work and presencing power? In this book Andrea Connor traces the ‘afterlife’ of two exemplary examples of monumental destruction and their re-investment with cultural value and symbolic significance...read more

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9781138955967 | Routledge, November 25, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed?

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Product Description: Very few women are wartime rapists. Very few women issue commands to commit sexual violence. Very few women play a role in making war plans that feature the intentional sexual violation of other women. This book is about those very few women...read more

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9780814729274 | New York Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Very few women are wartime rapists.

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9780814771402 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $30.00

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9781783484669 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016, cover price $120.00

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9781783484676 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present dayFrom the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China, to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States and China have always been dramatically intertwined...read more

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9780805092509 | Henry Holt & Co, November 29, 2016, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: A remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present dayFrom the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap Chinese tea, to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China, to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States and China have always been dramatically intertwined.

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9781681682686 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 15, 2016), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Our relationship with China remains one of the most complex and rapidly evolving, and is perhaps one of the most important to our nation's future.

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