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Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs & Steel: The Fate of Human Societies

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
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Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer, Guns, Germs, and Steel attempts to answer why human history unfolded differently on different continents. Drawing on evidence from a diverse range of disciplines, Diamond argues that the varying rates of human development over the past 13,000 years have had little to do with genetic superiority.

Mahbub ul Haq's Reflections on Human Development

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Considered his most important work, Mahbub ul Haq's Reflections on Human Development appeared at the end of his career in international development, and consolidates his revolutionary contribution to the discipline.

Kenneth N. Waltz's Theory of International Politics

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Theory of International Politics created a "scientific revolution" in international relations, starting two major debates. It defined the 1980s controversy between the 'neorealists,' who believed that competition between states was inevitable, and the 'neoliberals,' who believed that states could co-operate.

Machiavelli's The Prince

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Though written more than 500 years ago, Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince is still both widely read and very influential. Readers turn to it for its direct advice on the question of how to attain - and retain - power. Machiavelli's answer, in brief: use any means necessary to make sure the state survives.

Samuel P. Hungtington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
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"In his highly influential 1996 book, Huntington offers a vision of a post-Cold War world in which conflict takes place not between competing ideologies but between cultures.

Edward Said's Orientalism

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Advertisements for soap. The image of a lm star. We accept these common objects as a normal part of our life. But each also carries hidden messages that none of us even suspect - as Barthes demonstrated in his unique analysis of the signs that generate meanings and assumptions we all take for granted.

Frantz Fanon The Wretched of the Earth

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Frantz Fanon's 1961 masterpiece is both a powerful analysis of the psychological effects of colonization and a rallying cry for violent uprising and independence.

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

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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.