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Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present
Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present
Located at the intersection of Asia and the Middle East, Afghanistan has been strategically important for thousands of years. Its ancient routes and strategic position between India, Inner Asia, China, Persia, and beyond has meant the region has been subject to frequent invasions, both peaceful and military. As a result, modern...
Maoism: A Global History
Maoism: A Global History
*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING
SHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING***
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The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers (Robert C. Martin Series)
The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers (Robert C. Martin Series)

Programmers who endure and succeed amidst swirling uncertainty and nonstop pressure share a common attribute: They care deeply about the practice of creating software. They treat it as a craft. They are professionals.

 

In The Clean Coder: A Code of...

International News Coverage and the Korean Conflict: The Challenges of Reporting Practices
International News Coverage and the Korean Conflict: The Challenges of Reporting Practices

This book explores journalism practices and the dynamics of international news media in Korea, and examines the ways in which Korean journalists and foreign correspondents cover news stories about the Korean conflict. It notably explores news gathering practices concerning the Korean conflict, and investigates factors that influence...

Heaven Is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to
Heaven Is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to
In the past few decades, discussions on the role of religion in shaping the interconnections of politics, society, and culture have acquired a particular urgency. Since the end of the Cold War, after 9/11, and even more so with the surge of IS, religion has come to occupy a central position in discourses on the...
The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History
The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History

Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War.

Honoring those who served in the war at home or abroad,...

Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)
Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)
Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition provides expert tutelage for data modelers, business analysts and systems designers at all levels. Beginning with the basics, this book provides a thorough grounding in theory before guiding the reader through the various stages of applied data modeling and database design. Later chapters address...
War and Childhood in the Era of the Two World Wars (Publications of the German Historical Institute)
War and Childhood in the Era of the Two World Wars (Publications of the German Historical Institute)
The histories of modern war and childhood were the result of competing urgencies. According to ideals of childhood widely accepted throughout the world by 1900, children should have been protected, even hidden, from conflict and danger. Yet at a time when modern ways of childhood became increasingly possible for economic, social, and political...
Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld
Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld
I was recently invited to participate in a cyber security dinner discussion by a few members of a well-known Washington, DC, think tank. The idea was that we could enjoy a fine wine and a delicious meal while allowing our hosts to pick our brains about this “cyber warfare stuff.” It seems that the new...
Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Justice in the Question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Yet none of the Israel-Palestinian conflict's most vexing challenges have been resolved by judicial intervention. Occupation law has failed to stem Israel's settlement enterprise. Laws of war have permitted killing and destruction during Israel's...

Uproar: Calm Leadership in Anxious Times
Uproar: Calm Leadership in Anxious Times
If “these are the times that test men’s souls,” never more than for the leader’s ability to think clearly, to be present calmly, and to challenge effectively. It’s a time when leaders cannot be as anxious as those they serve; otherwise, the system is leaderless. Anxiety flows down like water from a leaky...
Market Liberalism and Economic Patriotism in the Capitalist World-System (International Political Economy Series)
Market Liberalism and Economic Patriotism in the Capitalist World-System (International Political Economy Series)
This volume broadens the scope of 'comparative capitalism' within the Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) tradition. It endorses the employment of multiple perspectives, including critical political economy, institutionalist systems of capitalism, structuralist-dependency scholarship and world-systems theory. The contributors deal with the...
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