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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Outlaws of the Atlantic
Written by Marcus Rediker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033098
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
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The Setting Sun
The Setting Sun
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682685
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The Setting Sun
A Memoir of Empire and Family Secrets
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

"I've always had difficulty imagining my father as a policeman. He seemed most himself in the informal setting of safari life, clothes disheveled, sometimes not shaving for days. So why did he join the Indian Police, with its rigid hierarchies and complex protocols?"

Setting Sun is the story of the dying days... Read more >
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The Setting Sun
A Memoir of Empire and Family Secrets
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

"I've always had difficulty imagining my father as a policeman. He seemed most himself in the informal setting of safari life, clothes disheveled, sometimes not shaving for days. So why did he join the Indian Police, with its rigid hierarchies and complex protocols?"

Setting Sun is the story of the dying days... Read more >
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Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

Written by Vivek Chibber


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $29.95

Postcolonial theory has become enormously influential as a framework for understanding the Global South. It is also a school of thought popular because of its rejection of the supposedly universalizing categories of the Enlightenment. In this devastating critique, mounted on behalf of the radical Enlightenment tradition, Vivek Chibber offers the most... Read more >
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Land Grabbing
Land Grabbing
Written by Stefano Liberti, Translated by Enda Flannelly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681176
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Land Grabbing
Journeys In The New Colonialism
Written by Stefano Liberti
Translated by Enda Flannelly


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $24.95

To the governments and corporations buying up vast tracts of the Third World, it is ‘land leasing’; to its critics, it is nothing better than ‘land grabbing’ – the engine powering a new era of colonialism. In this arresting account of how millions of hectares of fertile soil are
stolen to feed wealthy westerners thousands of miles away... Read more >
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Land Grabbing
Journeys In The New Colonialism
Written by Stefano Liberti
Translated by Enda Flannelly


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $24.95

To the governments and corporations buying up vast tracts of the Third World, it is ‘land leasing’; to its critics, it is nothing better than ‘land grabbing’ – the engine powering a new era of colonialism. In this arresting account of how millions of hectares of fertile soil are
stolen to feed wealthy westerners thousands of miles away... Read more >
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The Indian Ideology

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims.

The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic... Read more >
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The Indian Ideology
The Indian Ideology
Written by Perry Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682593
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The Indian Ideology

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims.

The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic... Read more >
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The Many-Headed Hydra
The Many-Headed Hydra
Written by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033173
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The Many-Headed Hydra
Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic
Written by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $26.00

Winner of the International Labor History Award

Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, laborers, market women, and indentured servants had ideas about freedom and equality that would forever change history. The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a... Read more >
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1491
1491
Written by Charles C. Mann, Translated by Martin Martinez-Lage
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805159
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1491
Una nueva historia de la Americas antes de Colon
Written by Charles C. Mann
Translated by Martin Martinez-Lage


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $22.95

Tradicionalmente, nos han enseñado que los primeros habitantes de América entraron en el continente atravesando el estrecho de Bering doce mil años antes de la llegada de Colón. Se daba por supuesto que eran bandas reducidas y nómadas, y que vivían sin alterar la tierra. Pero, durante los últimos treinta años... Read more >
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The Immobile Empire
The Immobile Empire
Written by Alain Peyrefitte
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803955
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The Immobile Empire

Written by Alain Peyrefitte


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $24.00

In 1793, Lord George Macartney and an enormous delegation—including diplomats, doctors, scholars, painters, musicians, soldiers, and aristocrats—entered Beijing on a mission to open China to British trade. But Macartney’s famous refusal to perform the traditional kowtow before the Chinese Emperor was just one sign that the two empires would not see... Read more >
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The Immobile Empire
The Immobile Empire
Written by Alain Peyrefitte
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345803948
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The Immobile Empire

Written by Alain Peyrefitte


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.99

In 1793, Lord George Macartney and an enormous delegation—including diplomats, doctors, scholars, painters, musicians, soldiers, and aristocrats—entered Beijing on a mission to open China to British trade. But Macartney’s famous refusal to perform the traditional kowtow before the Chinese Emperor was just one sign that the two empires would not see... Read more >
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The Future as Cultural Fact
The Future as Cultural Fact
Written by Arjun Appadurai
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679829
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The Future as Cultural Fact
Essays on the Global Condition
Written by Arjun Appadurai


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

This major collection of essays, a sequel to Modernity at Large and Fear of Small Numbers, is the product of ten years’ research and writing, constituting an important contribution to globalization studies. Appadurai takes a broad analytical look at the genealogies of the present era of globalization through essays on violence... Read more >
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Written by Vivek Chibber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679768
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Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital

Written by Vivek Chibber


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

Postcolonial theory has become enormously influential as a framework for understanding the Global South. It is also a school of thought popular because of its rejection of the supposedly universalizing categories of the Enlightenment. In this devastating critique, mounted on behalf of the radical Enlightenment tradition, Vivek Chibber offers the most... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial

Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi
Contribution by David Arnold, C.A. Bayly, Tom Brass and Dipesh Chakrabarty


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Inspired by Antonio Gramsci’s writings on the history of subaltern classes, the authors in Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial sought to contest the elite histories of Indian nationalists by adopting the paradigm of “history from below.” Later on, the project shifted from its social history origins by drawing upon an... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial
Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial
Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676385
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Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial

Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $95.00

Inspired by Antonio Gramsci’s writings on the history of subaltern classes, the authors in Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial sought to contest the elite histories of Indian nationalists by adopting the paradigm of “history from below.” Later on, the project shifted from its social history origins by drawing upon an... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial
Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial
Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi, Contribution by David Arnold, C.A. Bayly, Tom Brass and Dipesh Chakrabarty
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844676378
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Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial

Edited by Vinayak Chaturvedi
Contribution by David Arnold, C.A. Bayly, Tom Brass and Dipesh Chakrabarty


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Inspired by Antonio Gramsci’s writings on the history of subaltern classes, the authors in Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial sought to contest the elite histories of Indian nationalists by adopting the paradigm of ‘history from below’. Later on, the project shifted from its social history origins by drawing upon an... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Stuffed and Starved
Stuffed and Starved
Written by Raj Patel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191270
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Revised and Expanded Edition

"For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable."
—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving... Read more >
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to... Read more >
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10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Bank

Written by Kevin Danaher
Foreword by Anuradha Mittal


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.95

A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Banklays bare the most common myths of globalization in a clear and understandable way. Looking with hope to grassroots movement-building on a global scale, Danaher presents ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and World Bank and replacing them... Read more >
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Columbus and Other Cannibals
The Wetiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism, and Terrorism
Written by Jack D. Forbes
Foreword by Derrick Jensen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Celebrated American Indian thinker Jack D. Forbes’s Columbus and Other Cannibals was one of the founding texts of the anticivilization movement when it was first published in 1978. His history of terrorism, genocide, and ecocide told from a Native American point of view has inspired America’s most influential activists for decades... Read more >
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Masters of War
Latin America and U.S. Agression From the Cuban Revolution Through the Clinton Years
Written by Clara Nieto
Translated by Chris Brandt
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

In Masters of War, Clara Nieto adeptly presents the parallel histories of the countries of Latin America, histories that are intertwined, each reflecting the United States’ "coherent policy of intervention" set into motion by the Monroe Doctrine. As the value of this continued policy comes increasingly into question, Nieto argues for... Read more >
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Resurrecting Empire
Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $17.00

Begun as the United States moved its armed forces into Iraq, Rashid Khalidi's powerful and thoughtful new book examines the record of Western involvement in the region and analyzes the likely outcome of our most recent Middle East incursions. Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of the political and cultural history of... Read more >
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Sowing Crisis
Sowing Crisis
Written by Rashid Khalidi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003114
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Sowing Crisis
The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

Acclaimed historian and political commentator Rashid Khalidi presents the compelling case that U.S. and Soviet intervention in the Middle East not only exacerbated civil wars and provoked the breakdown of fragile democracies, but continues to this day to shape global conflict in the region. Examining the strategic interplay of cold war... Read more >
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