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Odd Arne Westad's The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions And The Making Of Our Times

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Westad's seminal 2005 work shifts the focus of Cold War studies from Europe to the post-World War II interventions by both the Soviet Union and the United States in the affairs of developing nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Jane Jacobs' The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
American author, journalist, and activist Jane Jacobs was born in 1916 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City in 1934, where she became a journalist, writing for magazines including Architectural Forum and Fortune.

James Ferguson's The Anti-Politics Machine

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
The Anti-Politics Machine (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve.

Immanuel Kant's Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Do we need religion to be good people? When Immanuel Kant tackled this question in 1793, he produced a book that remains a key text in the shaping of Western religious thought.

C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Lewis's 1952 Mere Christianity-originally printed in pamphlet form during World War II-documents a complex journey from atheism to faith. Lewis's fresh, lively, and often humorous presentation of Christian doctrine helped to make him arguably the greatest defender of Christianity of the 20th century.

John C. Calhoun's A Disquisition on Government

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Written amid the political fallout and 'war on terror' following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York-Dabashi's adopted city-in 2001, Iran: A People Interrupted offers an insider's insight into the Iranian psyche.

Jay MacLeod's Ain't No Makin' it: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low Income Neighbourhood

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
MacLeod's 1987 work, ground-breaking for the way it combines field research with theory, follows the lives of two groups of young men from a low-income housing project in the Boston area to show how poor people who aspire to live the American Dream face many more obstacles than their middle-class counterparts.

Betty Friedam's The Feminine Mystique

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
In 1963's The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan challenged the vision 1950s America had of itself as a nation of happy housewives and contented families. After World War II, society had fostered the idea that women wanted to run a home and live through the achievements of a husband and children.

David C. Kang's China Rising: Peace, Power and Order in East Asia

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
The rise of China on the international stage is one of the most significant developments in contemporary geopolitics. Mainstream Western international relations theories argue that the rise of a new global power invariably leads to worrisome instability.

Paul Kennedy's The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

Hardback, 15/07/2017, £19.99
£17.99
Kennedy sought to understand the social, economic, and military forces that shape great powers. While earlier scholars of international history had written about `great men' and their achievements, Kennedy focused on the interdependence of military might and economic growth.

 

 

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