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  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708283

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the…

  • Unsettled

    Unsettled
    av Steven E Koonin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950665792

    "Surging sea levels are inundating the coasts." "Hurricanes and tornadoes are becoming fiercer and more frequent." "Climate change will be an economic disaster." You've heard all this presented as fact. But according to science,  all of these statem…

  • Fire and Fury

    Fire and Fury
    av Michael Wolff

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349143422

    SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time. The first nine months of Donald Trump'…

  • The Day the World Came to Town Updated Edition

    The Day the World Came to Town Updated Edition
    av Jim DeFede

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063005983

    The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from Away, Featuring All New Material from the AuthorWhen 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in…

  • The Decadent Society

    The Decadent Society
    av Ross Douthat

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476785257

    From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion, a powerful portrait of how our wealthy, successful society has passed into an age of gridlock, stalemate, public failure and private despair. The era of the coronavirus has t…

  • Vices of the Mind

    Vices of the Mind
    av Quassim Cassam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192897152

    Leading philosopher Quassim Cassam introduces epistemic vices, drawing on recent political phenomena including Brexit and Trump to explore such 'vices of the mind'. Manifesting as character traits, attitudes, or thinking styles, epistemic vices prev…

  • Vices of the Mind

    Vices of the Mind
    av Quassim Cassam

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198826903

    Epistemic vices are character traits, attitudes or thinking styles that prevent us from gaining, keeping or sharing knowledge. In this book, Quassim Cassam gives an account of the nature and importance of these vices, which include closed-mindedness…

  • Israel

    Israel
    av Noa Tishby

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982144937

    A “fascinating and very moving” (Aaron Sorkin, award-winning screenwriter of The West Wing and The Social Network) chronological timeline spanning from Biblical times to today that explores one of the most interesting countries in the wo…

  • The Daughters of Kobani

    The Daughters of Kobani
    av Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800750456

    The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won In 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on women's rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off ag…

  • The Spymaster of Baghdad

    The Spymaster of Baghdad
    av Margaret Coker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241409091

    'Pulse-pounding' Sinclair McKay | 'Truly masterful' Damien Lewis | 'Who needs spy fiction, when fact can provide as thrilling a story as this?' Lindsey Hilsum The Spymaster of Baghdad is the gripping story of the top-secret Iraqi intelligence unit t…

  • The People vs. Democracy

    The People vs. Democracy
    av Yascha Mounk

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237681

    A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice “Everyone worried about the state of contemporary politics should read this book.” —Anne-Marie Slaughter “A trenchant survey from 1989, with its democratic euphoria, to the c…

  • Yasukuni Shrine

    Yasukuni Shrine
    av Akiko Takenaka

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824873806

    This is the first extensive English-language study of Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial. It explores the controversial shrine’s role in waging war, promoting peace, honoring the dead, and, in particular, building Japan’s modern national…

  • Yasukuni Shrine

    Yasukuni Shrine
    av Akiko Takenaka

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824846787

    This is the first extensive English-language study of Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial. It explores the controversial shrine's role in waging war, promoting peace, honoring the dead, and, in particular, building Japan's modern national identity. It…

  • The Chessboard and the Web

    The Chessboard and the Web
    av Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300234664

    From a renowned foreign-policy expert, a new paradigm for strategy in the twenty-first century In 1961, Thomas Schelling’s The Strategy of Conflict used game theory to radically reenvision the U.S.-Soviet relationship and establish the basis o…

  • Debriefing the President

    Debriefing the President
    av John Nixon

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552173353

    The man was indeed Saddam Hussein, but as Nixon learned in the ensuing weeks, both he and America had greatly misunderstood just who Saddam Hussein really was. Debriefing the President presents an astounding, candid portrait of one of our era's most…

  • After Democracy

    After Democracy
    av Zizi Papacharissi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245967

    What do ordinary citizens really want from their governments? Democracy has long been considered an ideal state of governance. What if it’s not? Perhaps it is not the end goal but, rather, a transition stage to something better. Drawing on ori…

  • Why We're Polarized

    Why We're Polarized
    av Ezra Klein

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788166782

    'Powerful [and] intelligent' - Fareed Zakaria, CNN 'Superbly researched and written' - Francis Fukuyama, The Washington Post America's political system isn't broken. The truth is scarier: it's working exactly as designed. In Why We're Polarized, Ezr…

  • Why We're Polarized

    Why We're Polarized
    av Ezra Klein

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788166799

    'Powerful [and] intelligent' - Fareed Zakaria, CNN 'Superbly researched and written' - Francis Fukuyama, The Washington Post America's political system isn't broken. The truth is scarier: it's working exactly as designed. In Why We're Polarized, Ezr…

  • Pussy Riot

    Pussy Riot
    av Professor Eliot Borenstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350113541

    Both more and less than a band, Pussy Riot is continually misunderstood by the Western media. This book sets the record straight. After their scandalous performance of an anti-Putin protest song in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior and t…

  • The New Nobility

    The New Nobility
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390552

    The security services have played a central,and often mysterious,role at key turning points in Russia during the tumultuous years following the Soviet collapse: from the Moscow apartment house bombings and theatre siege, to the war in Chechnya and t…

  • T-Minus AI

    T-Minus AI
    av Michael Kanaan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948836944

    2020 Foreword Indie Award Honorable Mention in the "Science & Technology" Category Late in 2017, the global significance of the conversation about artificial intelligence (AI) changed forever. China put the world on alert when it released a plan to…

  • American Sniper

    American Sniper
    av Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062401724

    The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded th…

  • One State, Two States

    One State, Two States
    av Benny Morris
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300164442

    “What is so striking about Morris’s work as a historian is that it does not flatter anyone’s prejudices, least of all his own,” David Remnick remarked in a New Yorker article that coincided with the publication of Benny Morri…

  • Heroes or Villains?

    Heroes or Villains?
    av Jon Davis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198862819

    Tony Blair was the political colossus in Britain for thirteen years, winning three elections in a row for New Labour, two of them by huge majorities. However, since leaving office he has been disowned by many in his own party, with the term 'Blairit…

  • Heroes or Villains?

    Heroes or Villains?
    av Jon Davis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199608850

    Tony Blair was the political colossus in Britain for thirteen years, winning three elections in a row for New Labour, two of them by huge majorities. However, since leaving office he has been disowned by many in his own party, with the term 'Blairit…

  • We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

    We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled
    av Wendy Pearlman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062654441

    LONG-LISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDALReminiscent of the work of Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich, an astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians whose lives have been transformed by…

  • The Israel-Palestine Conflict

    The Israel-Palestine Conflict
    av James L. Gelvin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108488686

    Now in its fourth edition, James L. Gelvin's award-winning account of the conflict between Israel and Palestine offers a compelling, accessible and current introduction for students and general readers. The book traces the struggle from the emergenc…

  • The Israel-Palestine Conflict

    The Israel-Palestine Conflict
    av James L. Gelvin

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108738637

    Now in its fourth edition, James L. Gelvin's award-winning account of the conflict between Israel and Palestine offers a compelling, accessible and current introduction for students and general readers. The book traces the struggle from the emergenc…

  • The French Terror Wave, 2015-2016

    The French Terror Wave, 2015-2016
    av Marc E. Vargo

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476679181

    A torrent of Islamist terrorism swept across France in 2015 and 2016, executed by militant jihadists on behalf of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS). Their targets ranged from the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine to the Bataclan Theatre on…

  • Airpower in the War against ISIS

    Airpower in the War against ISIS
    av Benjamin S. Lambeth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682475577

    Airpower in the War against ISIS chronicles the planning and conduct of Operation Inherent Resolve by U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) from August 2014 to mid-2018, with a principal focus on the contributions of U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT…

  • Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
    av Colin Freeman

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785787027

    'A thoroughly good read', Michael Portillo, author of Portillo's Hidden History of Britain and presenter of Great British Railway Journeys 'A compelling story of courage, determination and skill.' Terry Waite CBE, author of Taken on Trust The true s…

  • Cyber Privacy

    Cyber Privacy
    av April Falcon Doss

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781948836920

    2020 Foreword Indie Award Winner (Gold) in the "Science & Technology" Category "Chilling, eye-opening, and timely, Cyber Privacy makes a strong case for the urgent need to reform the laws and policies that protect our personal data. If your reaction…

  • The Lord's Resistance Army

    The Lord's Resistance Army
    av Mareike Schomerus

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108485920

    The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) is one of Africa's most notorious armed rebel groups, having operated across Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When they entered the Juba Peace Talks w…

  • The Black Box of Schooling

    The Black Box of Schooling

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789052017600

    This book is about the classroom, the most important meeting place for teachers and pupils in an education building. Our knowledge, however, about what happens inside this space is limited. In many respects the classroom is still the black box of th…

  • Queen Elizabeth II: The Oral History

    Queen Elizabeth II: The Oral History

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912836932

    An eye-opening personal history of the Queen and the monarchy from the perspectives of family friends, staff, diplomats, international leaders and British subjects.

  • Time for Socialism

    Time for Socialism

    Klotband - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300259667

    A chronicle of recent events that have shaken the world, from the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century Praise for Time for Socialism: “Lively, thought-provoking, grounded in facts, and resolutely optimistic—these essays grapple…

  • The Salt City Playhouse

    The Salt City Playhouse
    av Russell Fox

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491779637

  • The Salt City Playhouse

    The Salt City Playhouse
    av Russell Fox

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491779651

  • Searching for Socialism

    Searching for Socialism
    av Leo Panitch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788738347

    Jeremy Corbyn's rapid ascent to the leadership of the Labour Party, driven by a groundswell of popular support particularly among the young, was met at the time by a baffled media. Just where did Jeremy Corbyn come from? In Searching for Socialism,…

  • Fangs of the Lone Wolf

    Fangs of the Lone Wolf
    av Dodge Billingsley

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096764

    Books on guerrilla war are seldom written from the tactical perspective and even less seldom from the guerrilla’s perspective. Fangs of the Lone Wolf: Chechen Tactics in the Russian-Chechen Wars 1994-2009 is an exception. These are the stories…

  • Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia

    Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia
    av Sumanto Al Qurtuby

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367875169

    Maluku in eastern Indonesia is the home to Muslims, Protestants, and Catholics who had for the most part been living peaceably since the sixteenth century. In 1999, brutal conflicts broke out between local Christians and Muslims, and escalated into…

  • Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia

    Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia
    av Sumanto Al Qurtuby

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138962804

    Maluku in eastern Indonesia is the home to Muslims, Protestants, and Catholics who had for the most part been living peaceably since the sixteenth century. In 1999, brutal conflicts broke out between local Christians and Muslims, and escalated into…

  • Leningrad Poetry 1953?1975

    Leningrad Poetry 1953?1975
    av Emily Lygo

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783039113705

    This is the first book-length study of the outstanding generation of Leningrad poets whose careers began during the Khrushchev Thaw. The text brings together memoirs, interviews, and archival research to construct an account of the world of poetry i…

  • Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Antisemitism

    Unity and Diversity in Contemporary Antisemitism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781618119667

    This book springs from the Bristol–Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Antisemitism at the University of Bristol in September 2015. International experts in Religious Studies, Law, Politics, Sociology, Psychology, and History came toge…

  • Power Despite Precarity

    Power Despite Precarity

    Klotband - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745345536

    Higher education is the site of an ongoing conflict. At the heart of this struggle are the precariously employed faculty ‘contingents’ who work without basic job security, living wages or benefits. Yet they have the incentive and, if org…

  • Power Despite Precarity

    Power Despite Precarity

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745345529

    Higher education is the site of an ongoing conflict. At the heart of this struggle are the precariously employed faculty ‘contingents’ who work without basic job security, living wages or benefits. Yet they have the incentive and, if org…

  • Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century

    Carrier Aviation in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780997309225

    The modern aircraft carrier is without doubt one of the most exciting and hazardous operating environments in the field of warfare. The ‘flattop’ is a symbol of global military power without parallel, and it remains a capability beyond r…

  • Modern Snipers

    Modern Snipers
    av Leigh Neville

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472815347

    The years since 9/11 have seen major changes in the way snipers are employed on the modern battlefield, alongside an incredibly rapid evolution in their weapons, equipment and training. This book covers the 14 years of near-constant warfare since th…

  • Tripoli Witness

    Tripoli Witness
    av Rana Jawad

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908531131

    Rana Jawad, a British-Lebanese journalist who has reported from Tripoli for the BBC for seven years, found herself the last British journalist reporting from inside Tripoli early in 2010. Defiant and terrified in turns, she went into hiding and brav…

  • The War of a Million Cuts

    The War of a Million Cuts
    av Manfred Gerstenfeld

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781618613417

  • America's Heroes

    America's Heroes
    av Triumph Books

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629378589

    In the midst of a period that will leave America forever changed, individuals from all walks of life have stood up to help. First responders and medical professionals on the frontlines. Grocery store workers and delivery drivers providing essential…

  • Montazeri

    Montazeri
    av Sussan Siavoshi

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316509463

    By the time of his death in 2009, the Grand Ayatollah Montazeri was lauded as the spiritual leader of the Green movement in Iran. Since the 1960s, when he supported Ayatollah Khomeini's opposition to the Shah, Montazeri's life reflected the crucial…

  • Montazeri

    Montazeri
    av Sussan Siavoshi

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107146310

    By the time of his death in 2009, the Grand Ayatollah Montazeri was lauded as the spiritual leader of the Green movement in Iran. Since the 1960s, when he supported Ayatollah Khomeini's opposition to the Shah, Montazeri's life reflected the crucial…

  • The United States and China Since World War II: A Brief History

    The United States and China Since World War II: A Brief History
    av Chi Wang

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765629906

    This book surveys the complicated history of U.S.-Chinese relations. After two brief chapters providing historical context, the focus shifts to the mid-twentieth century, the wartime alliance, the war's bitter aftermath, and the decades since World…

  • The United States and China Since World War II: A Brief History

    The United States and China Since World War II: A Brief History
    av Chi Wang

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765629890

    This book surveys the complicated history of U.S.-Chinese relations. After two brief chapters providing historical context, the focus shifts to the mid-twentieth century, the wartime alliance, the war's bitter aftermath, and the decades since World…

  • To War with the 4th

    To War with the 4th
    av Martin King, Jason Nulton, Mike Collins

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612004006

    The 4th Infantry Division has always been there in America’s modern wars. On 14 September 1918 the men of the “Ivy” Division stood up in their trenches and prepared to attack. It would be one of the first times that American troops…

  • Bio-Imperialism

    Bio-Imperialism
    av Gwen Shuni D'Arcangelis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978814783

    Bio-Imperialism focuses on an understudied dimension of the war on terror--the fight against bioterrorism. This component of the war enlisted the biosciences and public health fields to build up the US biodefense industry and US global disease contr…

  • Bio-Imperialism

    Bio-Imperialism
    av Gwen Shuni D'Arcangelis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978814790

    Bio-Imperialism focuses on an understudied dimension of the war on terror--the fight against bioterrorism. This component of the war enlisted the biosciences and public health fields to build up the US biodefense industry and US global disease contr…

  • The Legacy of Iraq

    The Legacy of Iraq

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474417914

    The Legacy of Iraq reflects on the abject failure of the 2003 intervention to turn Iraq into a liberal democracy, underpinned by free-market capitalism, its citizens free to live in peace and prosperity. It argues that mistakes made by the coalition…

  • China's Uncertain Future

    China's Uncertain Future
    av Jean-Luc Domenach

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152259

    Based on his experience as a scholar and diplomat stationed in China, Jean-Luc Domenach consults a wealth of archival and contemporary materials to examine China's place in the world. A sympathetic yet critical observer, Domenach brings his intimate…

  • China's Uncertain Future

    China's Uncertain Future
    av Jean-Luc Domenach, George Holoch, Jean-Luc Domenach

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152242

    Based on his experience as a scholar and diplomat stationed in China, Jean-Luc Domenach consults a wealth of archival and contemporary materials to examine China's place in the world. A sympathetic yet critical observer, Domenach brings his intimate…

  • The Covers Are Off

    The Covers Are Off

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912914302

    This is the inside story of a 20-year Civil War inside the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) over the future of Lord's Cricket Ground, the home of cricket, a bastion of tradition, and the home of the club itself most of whose 18,000 members have been ke…

  • The Covers are off

    The Covers are off

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912914289

    The last two decades have seen a civil war inside MCC over the future of Lord's, though the club's membership have largely been kept in the dark. On the one side, the MCC establishment; on the other, the property developer Charles Rifkind, who bough…