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    Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

    Dervla Murphy
    Dervla Murphy describes the experience of her most recent journeys into Israel and Palestine – a patchwork picture that constitutes both sides of the divide – Hamas and Fatah, rural and urban, refugee, Bedouin nomad, indigenous inhabitant, Black Hebrew, Kabbalist, secular and Orthodox.
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    The Third Reich in History and Memory

    Richard J. Evans
    A collection of essays from Richard J. Evans surveying the modern world's relationship with Nazi Germany and reflecting on the ways our understanding of Nazi Germany have been transformed in the twenty-first century.
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    The Rise of Thomas Cromwell

    Michael Everett
    A study of Cromwell’s rise to power, his influence on the king, his role in the Reformation, and his impact on the future of the nation.
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    The News: A User’s Manual

    Alain de Botton

    Alain de Botton's exploration of the twenty-first century obsession with media and how today, the news occupies the same dominant position in our lives as religion once did.

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    The Fall of the Ottomans

    Eugene Rogan
    A history of the Ottoman decision to join the First World War on the side of the Central Powers, and the ensuing plan of the British, French and Russians to invade Gallipoli, clearing the way for the making of a new Middle East.
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    Iran and the United States

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian with Shahir Shahidsaless
    Former diplomat Seyed Hossein Mousavian gives readers an inside look at the complex relationship between America and Iran from the perspective of Iranian culture, society and the policy-making system.
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    When the Facts Change

    Tony Judt
    A great thinker's final testament: a characteristically wise and forthright collection of essays from the author of Postwar and Thinking the Twentieth Century, spanning a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement. Edited and introduced by Jennifer Homans.
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    Palestine Speaks

    Mateo Hoke and Cate Malek (Eds)
    In Palestine Speaks men and women from the West Bank and Gaza describe in their own words how their lives have been shaped by the conflict. This includes eyewitness accounts of the most recent attacks on Gaza in 2014.
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    Linguistic Justice for Europe and for the World

    Philippe Van Parijs

    The growing dominance of the English language is frequently perceived as being grossly unjust; this book starts off arguing that the dissemination of competence in a common lingua franca is a process to be welcomed and accelerated.

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    Neil MacGregor
    For the past 140 years, Germany has been the central power in continental Europe. Twenty-five years ago a new German state came into being. How much do we really understand this new Germany, and how do its people now understand themselves?
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    At the End of Military Intervention

    Robert Johnson and Timothy Clack (Eds)

    An introduction to the issues of transition, handover and withdrawal, drawing on a wide range of post-1945 examples derived from a variety of regions and periods.

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    A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz

    Göran Rosenberg

    In this intelligent and deeply moving book, Göran Rosenberg returns to his childhood in order to tell the story of his father who survived the Lodz ghetto in Auschwitz

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    Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness

    Nathaniel Tkacz
    Nathaniel Tkacz uses Wikipedia, the most prominent product of open organization, to analyse the theory and politics of openness in practice – including discussions of edit wars, article deletion policies and user access levels.
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    The Age of the Crisis of Man

    Mark Greif
    An intellectual and literary history of a mid-century American cultural episode forgotten today. Essayist Mark Greif recovers this lost line of thought to show how it influenced society, politics, and culture before, during, and long after World War II.
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    On the State

    Pierre Bourdieu
    Renowned sociologist Pierre Bourdieu addresses the fundamental questions surrounding the nature of the modern state and the characteristics of this distinctive field of power that has come to play such a central role in the shaping of all spheres of social, political and economic life.
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    In Search of Rwanda's Génocidaires

    David Whitehouse
    David Whitehouse outlines the years prior to, and the many reasons for, the horrific Rwandan genocide of 1994. France supported the Rwandan government and many of the leading genocide suspects live in France. Twenty years later, the first French trial took place.
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    Alan Turing: The Enigma

    Andrew Hodges
    New edition of the biography of Alan Turing, the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War, who created the first design for a digital computer and who was persecuted for his homosexuality.
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    White Magic: The Age of Paper

    Lothar Muller
    Lothar Müller describes how paper made its way from China through the Arab world to Europe, where it permeated everyday life in a variety of formats from the 13th century onwards, and how the paper technology revolution of the 19th century paved the way for the creation of the modern daily press.
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    Ireland and the End of the British Empire

    Helen O'Shea
    After Ireland left the Commonwealth in 1949 and the British Empire started its long fragmentation, the Irish government and Irish Church played an important role in supporting the British Empire through active involvement in the Cyprus Emergency of the 1950s.
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    The Global Republic

    Frank Ninkovich

    For decades the position of the United States on the world's stage has been seen as the result of a long-standing, deliberate drive to become a major global force. Frank Ninkovich argues that, in fact, historically the country has been driven not by a belief in its destiny or its special character but rather by a need to survive the forces of globalization.

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