Books by Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press

    Goodbye iSlave

    By Jack Linchuan Qiu

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    "Welcome to a brave new world of profit making, propelled by high technology, guarded by enterprising authority, and carried forward by millions of workers. These millions of bodies gather in gigantic factory complexes to produce coveted commodities--iPhones, iPads, and other gadgets--for consumers worldwide. Yet, at these same factories, working conditions...

    Art of Revolt

    By Geoffroy de Lagasnerie

    Paperback £13.65

    More than mere whistleblowers, Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning are exemplary figures who are inventing new political practices and calling old conceptions of the state and citizenship into question.

    Vibrator Nation

    By Lynn Comella

    Paperback £19.25

    Lynn Comella tells the fascinating history of how feminist sex-toy stores such as Eve's Garden, Good Vibrations and Babeland raised sexual consciousness, redefined the adult industry, provided educational and community resources, and changed the way sex was talked about, had, and enjoyed.

    Comic Book Film Style

    By Dru Jeffries

    Paperback £20.85

    Superhero films and comic book adaptations dominate contemporary Hollywood filmmaking, and it is not just the storylines of these blockbuster spectacles that have been influenced by comics. The comic book medium itself has profoundly influenced how movies look and sound today, as well as how viewers approach them as texts....

    Isonomia and the Origins of Philosophy

    By Kojin Karatani

    Paperback £18.45

    Questions the idealization of ancient Athens as the source of philosophy and democracy by placing the origins instead in Ionia, a set of Greek colonies located in present-day Turkey.

    FBI in Latin America

    By Marc Becker

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    The largely unknown story of the FBI's surveillance operations in Latin America during the 1940s provides new insights into leftist organizations and the nature of the U.S.'s imperial ambitions in the western hemisphere.

    Wes Anderson

    By Donna Kornhaber

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £16.85

    The Grand Budapest Hotel and Moonrise Kingdom have made Wes Anderson a filmmaking force. Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums have become quotable cult classics. Yet every new Anderson release brings out droves of critics eager to charge him with stylistic excess and self-indulgent eclecticism. Donna Kornhaber approaches Anderson's style as...

    World Revolution, 1917Â 1936: The Rise and Fall of the Communist International

    By C. L. R. James

    Paperback Save £2.94 = £24.05

    Originally published in 1937, C. L. R. James's World Revolution is a pioneering Marxist analysis of the revolutionary history in the interwar period, the fundamental conflict between Trotsky and Stalin, and the ideological contestations within the Communist International and its role in the Soviet Union and international revolution.

    The Concept in Crisis: Reading Capital Today

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £20.05

    The contributors to The Concept in Crisis-who include Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Emily Apter, Warren Montag, and Bruno Bosteels-reconsider the landmark 1965 work Reading Capital and renew its call for a symptomatic critique of capitalism and culture for the twenty-first century.

    The Possibility of a World: Conversations with Pierre-Philippe Jandin

    By Jean-Luc Nancy

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    Jean-Luc Nancy discusses his life's work with Pierre-Philippe Jandin. As Nancy looks back on his philosophical texts, he thinks anew about democracy, community, jouissance, love, Christianity, and the arts.

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