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By Tom Cooper
The Iran-Iraq War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th century and accidentally created the current nightmare of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. There have been many books on the conflict, but this is the first detailed military history using materials from both sides, as well as materials obtained from...
By Ken Wharton
Irish Republicanism, like its bloodthirsty Loyalist equivalent, bred and nurtured men of evil; psychopathic men and women who killed without compunction or thought; men and women who thought nothing of robbing innocents of their lives, uncaring of the devastation their actions would inflict on wives and children and parents alike....
A provocative look at the Thai regime's drift towards China, and its implications for the Sino-American power struggle in Asia.
This book studies the interplay between deforestation, forced labor, and capitalist development in the Amazon through a case study involving Volkswagen in the years of the Brazilian military dictatorship. Focused on both international and local connections, it shows how an agenda for tropical rainforests emerged through economic globalization.
A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sects, post-modern dictators and oligarch revolutionaries.