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Human Rights and the Uses of History
Human Rights and the Uses of History
Written by Samuel Moyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682630
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

What are the origins of human rights? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In this sequence of reflective and critical studies, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading interpreters of human rights... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

Where did human rights come from? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In a series of reflective and critical essays, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading theorists of human rights, who...

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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
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ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
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ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Muslims Are Coming!
The Muslims Are Coming!
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681596
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $26.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $24.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
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World Report 2014
World Report 2014
Written by Human Rights Watch, Introduction by Kenneth Roth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805555
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802576
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

A Financial Times Best Book of the Year

Forcefully persuasive, The Dispensable Nation is a game changer for America as it charts a course in the Muslim world, Asia, and beyond. Vali Nasr shows how the Obama administration missed its chance to improve U.S. relations with the Middle East by continuing to...

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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962959
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
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ISBN: 9780307962966
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $13.99

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436919
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $10.99

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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The Strength of the Wolf
The Secret History of America's War on Drugs
Written by Douglas Valentine


Format: eBook, 554 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $17.95

Voted Outstanding Academic Title in 2004 by Choice.

The Strength of the Wolf is the first complete history of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN), which existed from 1930 until its wrenching termination in 1968. The most successful federal law enforcement agency ever, the FBN was populated by some of the most... Read more >
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The Blood Telegram
The Blood Telegram
Written by Gary J. Bass
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ISBN: 9780385350471
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The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $13.99

A riveting history—the first full account—of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.

Giving an astonishing inside...

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The President and the Assassin
The President and the Assassin
Written by Scott Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979282
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The President and the Assassin
McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Written by Scott Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $18.00

A SWEEPING TALE OF TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY AMERICA AND THE IRRESISTIBLE FORCES THAT BROUGHT TWO MEN TOGETHER ONE FATEFUL DAY
 
In 1901, as America tallied its gains from a period of unprecedented imperial expansion, an assassin’s bullet shattered the nation’s confidence. The shocking murder of President William McKinley threw into stark relief the emerging... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307886101
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $26.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of sixties idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886125
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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The New York Review Abroad
The New York Review Abroad
Edited by Robert B. Silvers, Introduction by Ian Buruma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176313
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The New York Review Abroad
Fifty Years of International Reportage
Edited by Robert B. Silvers
Introduction by Ian Buruma


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $30.00

For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not only brings together twenty-eight of the most riveting of these pieces but includes... Read more >
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The New York Review Abroad
Fifty Years of International Reportage
Edited by Robert B. Silvers
Introduction by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $30.00

For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not only brings together twenty-eight of the most riveting of these pieces but includes... Read more >
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Manhunt
Manhunt
Written by Peter L. Bergen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307955883
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Manhunt
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Written by Peter L. Bergen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $16.00

NOW AN HBO DOCUMENTARY

     In Manhunt, Peter Bergen delivers a taut yet panoramic account of the pursuit and killing of Osama bin Laden. Here are riveting new details of bin Laden's flight after the crushing defeat of the Taliban to Tora Bora, where American forces came startlingly close to capturing him...

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Drone Warfare
Killing by Remote Control
Written by Medea Benjamin
Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing—and most secretive—fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had a fleet of nearly 7,500, and the US Air Force now trains more... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr, Read by Stephen Hoye
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360449
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.

Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536486
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.

Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan... Read more >
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