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THREE FACES OF IMPERIALISM: BRITISH AND AMERICAN APPROACHES TO ASIA AND AFR ICA, 1870-1970

By: Darby, Phillip

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000046914

ISBN: 0300037481

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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PETROSTATE: PUTIN, POWER, AND THE NEW RUSSIA

By: Goldman, Marshall I.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000046933

ISBN: 0195340736

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


In the aftermath of the financial collapse of August 1998, it looked as if Russia's day as a superpower had come and gone. That it should recover and reassert itself after less than a decade is nothing short of an economic an d political miracle. Based on extensive research, including several interviews with Vladimir Put in, this revealing book chronicles Russia's dramatic reemergence on the wor ld stage, illuminating the key reason for its rebirth: the use of its ever- expanding energy wealth to reassert its traditional great power ambitions. In his deft, informative narrative, Marshall Gold... View more info

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THE WORLD AS IT IS: DISPATCHES ON THE MYTH OF HUMAN PROGRESS

By: Hedges, Chris

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047066

ISBN: 1568587287

Condition: Good


Acclaimed journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges is one of the g reat moral voices of our age. He has the rare combination of decades of exp erience reporting from conflict zones in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, and the erudition one would expect from a student of Christian ethics and the classics at Harvard University. He prizes the t ruth over news and facts. And in the pursuit of truth he has risked his car eer; even his life. "I never sought to be objective," he writes. "How can you be objective abou t death squads in El Salvador, massac... View more info

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THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO [ANNOTATED]

By: Marx, Karl

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Independently published: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000046829

ISBN: 1981084428

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Communist Manifesto, published in 1848, is the single document most responsible for launching the often-feared political philosophy of communism. It straight up tells you to revolt against the rich, and it tells you why you should. Here's the gist of the Manifesto, fast enough for you to read before you have to wake up and slave away at your job tomorrow: Marx describes how the bourgeoisie (the rich capitalists) rose to power over the aristocracy ... View more info

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THE LION AND THE UNICORN: SOCIALISM AND THE ENGLISH GENIUS

By: Orwell, George

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Reading Essentials: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000046765

ISBN: 0140182373

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In The Lion and the Unicorn George Orwell expressing his opinions on the situation in wartime Britain. It expressed his opinion that the outdated British class system was hampering the war effort, and that in order to defeat Nazi Germany, Britain needed a social patriotic revolution in contrast to the oppressing Soviet totalitarian communism - and also a new form of 'Britishness', one liberated from Empire and the decadent old ruling classes. View more info

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WHO RUNS BRITAIN? HOW BRITAIN'S NEW ELITE ARE CHANGING OUR LIVES

By: PESTON, ROBERT

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000046859

ISBN: 0340839422

Condition: Good/Good


On 13 September 2007, Robert Peston broke the news that Northern Rock had b ecome a victim of the global credit crunch and was seeking an emergency loa n from the Bank of England. It was the latest in a long line of scoops by t his award-winning journalist. Over the weeks that followed, the Government found itself exposed to the Rock to the tune of 57 billion or almost £2000 for every taxpayer. As Robert Peston shows in his fascinating new book, the seeds for the colla pse of Northern Rock and the upheavals in the financial markets were sown y ears before. WHO RUNS BRITAIN? is the first time... View more info