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By Mira Kamdar
A focused and accessible introduction to modern India by award-winning author Mira Kamdar,India in the 21st Century addresses the history, political and social structures, economic and financial system, and geopolitical landscape of a country set to play a critical role in how the world evolves in the coming decades.
By Shadi Hamid
Islamic Exceptionalism is a vital contribution to our understanding of Islam's past and present, and its out sized role in modern politics. We don't have to like it, but we have to understand it - because Islam, as a religion and as an idea, will continue to be a force...
This deeply informed and accessible book traces the history of Colombia thematically over the past two centuries. Michael J. LaRosa and German R. Mejia move beyond the common perception of a failed state to explore the rich heritage and dynamism that have characterized Colombia past and present.
The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian development...
Ukraine is embroiled in a bloody civil war. Both sides stand accused of collaborating with racists, of committing war crimes, of serving foreign interests. This proxy-war between Russia and the West was accompanied by a fierce information war. This book separates fact from fiction with extensive and reliable documentation.
With interdisciplinary coverage of a wide range of core topics - including social inequality, national identity, religion, sport and education - accompanied by comprehensive pedagogical features to encourage engagement, McCrone's introduction provides students with an exciting new textbook on Scottish society
This thoroughly revised and updated edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Germany, one of the world's leading economic and political powers. Tracing the country's transformation since World War II, the authors provide an in-depth guide to Germany's institutions, actors, and challenges.