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Asia's Cauldron

(Available January 6, 2015)
Asia's Cauldron
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984804
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Asia's Cauldron
The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

 
Over the last decade, the center of... Read more >
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The Contest of the Century
The Contest of the Century
Written by Geoff A. Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307951236
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The Contest of the Century
The New Era of Competition with China--and How America Can Win
Written by Geoff A. Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

From former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief Geoff Dyer, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and America.

Global politics is shifting rapidly. After decades of rising, China has entered a new and critical phase, seeking to turn its economic heft into global power. In this deeply informed... Read more >
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The Ends of the Earth
The Ends of the Earth
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153485
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The Ends of the Earth

Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 498 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2014
Price: $14.99

Author of Balkan Ghosts, Robert D. Kaplan now travels from West Africa to Southeast Asia to report on a world of disintegrating nation-states, warring nationalities, metastasizing populations, and dwindling resources. He emerges with a gritty tour de force of travel writing and political journalism. Whether he is walking through a shantytown... Read more >
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China 1945
China 1945
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595881
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China 1945
Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s Communist rebels—their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy territory. Chinese leaders talked of... Read more >
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China 1945
China 1945
Written by Richard Bernstein
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ISBN: 9780385353519
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China 1945
Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s Communist rebels—their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy territory. Chinese leaders talked of... Read more >
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Inside Syria
Inside Syria
Written by Reese Erlich, Foreword by Noam Chomsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149482
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Inside Syria
The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect
Written by Reese Erlich
Foreword by Noam Chomsky


Format: Hardcover, 313 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters.

Through... Read more >
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Inside Syria
The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect
Written by Reese Erlich
Foreword by Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook, 313 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters.

Through... Read more >
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Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
Written by Gary Webb, Foreword by Maxine Waters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609806217
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Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
Written by Gary Webb
Foreword by Maxine Waters


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $22.95

Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, "Kill the Messenger," to be be released in Fall 2014

In August 1996, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb stunned the world with a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News reporting the results of his year-long investigation into the... Read more >
Infamy
Infamy
Written by John Toland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872840
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Infamy
Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath
Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.99

Bestselling author and historian John Toland’s expertise and skill as a narrator were awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for his sweeping Rising Sun. In Infamy, Toland extends and corrects his account of the events leading up to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, addressing persistent questions: Could FDR have engineered a conspiracy...

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Arab and Jew
Arab and Jew
Written by David K. Shipler
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ISBN: 9781101903049
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Arab and Jew
Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $11.99

"The best and most comprehensive work there is in the English language on this subject." —New York Times

In this monumental work, extensively researched and more relevant than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that exist between Jews and Arabs that have been intensified by war, terrorism, and... Read more >
One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068746
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
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ISBN: 9781588369338
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $13.99

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101912775
Our Price: $17.50

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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West
Read by Ray Porter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.50

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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Wealth and Power
Wealth and Power
Written by Orville Schell and John Delury
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976250
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Wealth and Power
China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century
Written by Orville Schell and John Delury


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.00

Through a series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today’s foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country’s rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic... Read more >
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The Worth of War
The Worth of War
Written by Benjamin Ginsberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149505
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $24.00

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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The Punishment of Gaza

Written by Gideon Levy


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

Israel’s 2009 invasion of Gaza was an act of aggression that killed over a thousand Palestinians and devastated the infrastructure of an already impoverished enclave. The Punishment of Gaza shows how the ground was prepared for the assault and documents its continuing effects.

From 2005—the year of Gaza’s “liberation”—through to 2009, Levy... Read more >
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
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ISBN: 9780307946690
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
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ISBN: 9780812980660
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
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ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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The Passage West
Philosophy After the Age of the Nation State
Written by Giacomo Marramao


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

In this ambitious work, Giacomo Marramao proposes a radical reconceptualization of the world system in our era of declining state sovereignty. He argues that globalization cannot be reduced to mere economics or summarized by phrases such as ‘the end of history’ or the ‘westernization of the world’. Instead, we find ourselves... Read more >
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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class

Written by Kees Van Der Pijl


Format: eBook, 378 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $29.95

With The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class, Kees van der Pijl put class formation at the heart of our understanding of world politics and the global economy. This landmark study dissects one of the most decisive phenomena of the twentieth century—the rise of an Atlantic ruling class of multinational banks... Read more >
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The Poorer Nations
The Poorer Nations
Written by Vijay Prashad
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ISBN: 9781781681589
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The Poorer Nations
A Possible History of the Global South
Written by Vijay Prashad


Format: Trade Paperback, 316 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non-Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.

Since the ’70s, the countries of the Global South have struggled to build political movements... Read more >
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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
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ISBN: 9780812981391
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Through the Perilous Fight
From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.00

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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China's Second Continent
China's Second Continent
Written by Howard W. French
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956989
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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $27.95

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.
           
A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell... Read more >
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