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    Wheel of Fortune

    By Thane Gustafson

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    A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year on Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union The Russian oil industry--which vies with Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer and exporter of oil, providing nearly 12 percent of the global supply--is facing mounting problems that could send shock waves through...

    After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

    Hardback Save £3.79 = £21.21

    Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed to the forefront of global conversation? In After Piketty, a cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be...

    Religion in Human Evolution

    By Robert N. Bellah

    Paperback Save £2.53 = £17.42

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An ABC Australia Best Book on Religion and Ethics of the Year Distinguished Book Award, Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological AssociationReligion in Human Evolution is a work of extraordinary ambition--a wide-ranging, nuanced probing of our biological past to discover...

    Literary Criticism

    By Joseph North

    Hardback Save £5.53 = £26.42

    Since the global turn to neoliberalism in the 1970s, movements in literary studies have been diagnostic rather than interventionist: scholars have developed techniques for analyzing culture but have retreated from attempts to transform it. For Joseph North, a genuinely interventionist criticism is a central task facing scholars on the Left...

    Mexicans in the Making of America

    By Neil Foley

    Paperback £14.42

    A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the YearAccording to census projections, by 2050 nearly one in three U.S. residents will be Latino, and the overwhelming majority of these will be of Mexican descent. This dramatic demographic shift is reshaping politics, culture, and fundamental ideas about American identity. Neil Foley, a...

    Wisdom of Money

    By Pascal Bruckner

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    Money is an evil that does good, and a good that does evil. It is wise to have money, says Pascal Bruckner, and wise to think and talk about it critically. One of the world's great essayists guides us through the commentary that money has generated since ancient times, as...

    Awakening

    By Nathaniel Frank

    Hardback Save £4.53 = £23.42

    Some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. Nathaniel Frank tells the dramatic story of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable and for many gays and lesbians undesirable became a legal...

    Russia

    By Gregory Carleton

    Hardback £18.92

    Outsiders view Russia as an aggressor, but Russians see themselves as surrounded by enemies, defensively fighting off invader after invader, or called upon by history to be the savior of Europe, or Christianity, or civilization itself, often at immense cost. As Gregory Carleton shows, war is the unifying thread of...

    Tokyo Boogie-Woogie: Japan\'s Pop Era and Its Discontents

    By Hiromu Nagahara

    Hardback £21.92

    Emerging in the 1920s, the Japanese pop scene gained a devoted following, and the soundscape of the next four decades became the audible symbol of changing times. In the first English-language history of this Japanese industry, Hiromu Nagahara connects the rise of mass entertainment with Japan's transformation into a postwar...

    Passage to China

    By Chien-hsin Tsai

    Hardback £29.42

    Chien-hsin Tsai examines the reinvention of loyalism in colonial Taiwan through the lens of literature. He analyzes the ways in which writers from colonial Taiwan including Qiu Fengjia, Lian Heng, and Wu Zhuoliu creatively and selectively employed loyalist ideals to cope with Japanese colonialism and its many institutional changes.

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