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  • AFA1 The Big Picture

    Towards an Independent Foreign Policy

    by Jonathan Pearlman

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #1
    ‘We need to determine a foreign policy of our own – one that looks after Australia’s interest in the new order; an order which will have China as its centre of gravity.’ —Paul KeatingAustralia’s top thinkers on foreign affairs address the most significant foreign affairs dynamics affecting Australia today, including the rise of China and the election of Donald Trump. The world is changing, and so ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • AFA2 Trump in Asia

    The New World Disorder

    by Jonathan Pearlman

    series Australian Foreign Affairs #2
    ‘We’ve hidden behind a hope that American power and resolve will again prevail. Trump tears away any excuse for wishful thinking.’ MICHAEL WESLEYThe second issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the United States’ sudden shift from the Asia Pivot to America First. It provides insights into Donald Trump’s White House and explores how his unpredictable approach to international affairs is ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Asia's Reckoning

    The Struggle for Global Dominance

    by Richard McGregor

    **'Stunningly good' Michael Burleigh, Evening Standard, Books of the Year 2017The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all, by one of the foremost experts on east Asia**For more than half a century, American power in the Pacific has successfully kept the peace. But it has also cemented the tensions in the toxic rivalry ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blood and Oil

    The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Petroleum Dependency

    by Michael Klare

    Since September 11th 2001 and the commencement of the 'war on terror', the world's attention has been focused on the relationship between US foreign policy in the Middle East and the oceans of crude oil that lie beneath the region's soil.Michael Klare traces oil's impact on international affairs since World War II, revealing its influence on the Truman, Eisenhower, Nixon and Carter governments. He ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Economic Consequences of the Peace

    by John Maynard Keynes

    The Economic Consequences of the Peace was written and published by John Maynard Keynes. After World War I, Keynes attended the Versailles Conference as a delegate of the British Treasury and argued for a much more generous peace. It was a best seller throughout the world and was critical in establishing a general opinion that the Versailles Treaty was a "Carthaginian peace." It helped to ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • A Perfidious Distortion of History

    the Versailles Peace Treaty and the success of the Nazis

    by Jürgen Tampke

    A controversial and important work of revisionist history that rebuts the accepted version of the role of the Versailles Peace Treaty in the rise of Nazism and the unleashing of World War II.The Versailles Peace Treaty, the pact that ended World War I between the German empire and the Allies, has not enjoyed a positive reputation since its signing in June 1919. Conventional wisdom has it that the ... Read more

    $38.27 AUD

  • Shadowplay

    Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

    by Tim Marshall

    A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopoliticsThe shattering of Yugoslavia in the 1990s showed that, after nearly 50 years of peace, war could return to Europe. It came to its bloody conclusion in Kosovo in 1999.Tim Marshall, then diplomatic editor at Sky News, was on the ground covering the Kosovo War. This is his ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • Transatlantic Free Trade

    An Agenda for Jobs, Growth and Global Trade Leadership

    by Fredrik Erixon

    This paper presents the case for deepened trade and investment policy cooperation between the European Union and the United States. A trade deal between the two economic powers has become an increasingly popular notion, particularly given increased competition from China. Old arguments against a transatlantic deal have become weaker as the balance of the world’s economies has changed. Such an ... Read more

    Free

  • The Internationalists

    And Their Plan to Outlaw War

    by Oona Hathaway and 1 more

    **'It will change the way you remember the 20th century and read the news in the 21st' Steven Pinker'A clarion call to preserve law and order across our planet' Philippe Sands'A fascinating and important book ... given the state of the world, The Internationalists has come along at the right moment' Margaret MacMillan, Financial Times**Since the end of the Second World War, we have moved from an ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • An American Amnesia

    How the US Congress Forced the Surrenders of South Vietnam and Cambodia

    by Bruce Herschensohn

    January 27th, 1973: the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Viet Cong sign the Paris Peace Accords, guaranteeing the right of self-determination to the South Vietnamese people.April 30th, 1975: President Duong Van Minh of South Vietnam announces the nation's unconditional surrender to the North, ending the decade-long conflict and enabling the merger of both countries into the ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Empire of Corruption: The Russian National Pastime

    by Vladimir Soloviev

    Empire of Corruption is Vladimir Soloviev’s attempt to share his opinions on Russia’s ways of dealing with corruption. With a certain irony, Soloviev calls the issue ‘the Russian national pastime’, explaining why in the country where everyone is supposedly fighting corruption, corruption still rules.The author’s detailed research into the corruption structure in Russia, with concrete examples and ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • Beyond NATO

    A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

    by Michael E. O'Hanlon

    series The Marshall Papers
    In this new Brookings Marshall Paper, Michael O’Hanlon argues that now is the time for Western nations to negotiate a new security architecture for neutral countries in eastern Europe to stabilize the region and reduce the risks of war with Russia. He believes NATO expansion has gone far enough. The core concept of this new security architecture would be one of permanent neutrality. The countries ... Read more

    Free

  • The Twilight of Human Rights Law

    by Eric Posner

    series Inalienable Rights
    Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties and conventions designed to signal that commitment. At the same time, there has been no marked decrease in human rights violations, even as the language of human rights has become the dominant mode of international moral criticism. Well-known violators like Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan have ... Read more

    $27.71 AUD

  • International History and International Relations

    by Andrew J. Williams and 2 more

    This innovative new textbook seeks to provide undergraduate students of international relations with valuable and relevant historical context, bridging the gap and offering a genuinely interdisciplinary approach. Each chapter integrates both historical analysis and literature and applies this to an international relations context in an accessible fashion, allowing students to understand the ... Read more

    $71.49 AUD

  • Non-Governmental Development Organizations and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

    The moral crusaders

    by Jonathan J. Makuwira

    series Global Institutions
    The Non-Governmental Development Organisations (NGDOs) have, over the past two decades, entered centre stage in their active participation in the social, political and economic issues affecting both the developing and developed world. This book offers a highly stimulating and concise summary of the NGDO sector by examining their history and metamorphosis; their influence on the social, political ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Partitioning for Peace

    An Exit Strategy for Iraq

    by Ivan Eland

    Combining a history of Iraq and its dominant sects with an acute awareness of the political machinations fomenting worldwide, this keen military analysis offers a practical exit strategy for U.S. armed forces in Iraq—partitioning, a unique strategy that has been successful in other chaotic political situations. ... Read more

    $10.74 AUD

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition

    by Julia Jansson

    series Transnational Criminal Justice
    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character over several decades. It most centrally deals with the political offence exception and how it has ... Read more

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  • The Man Who Created the Middle East: A Story of Empire, Conflict and the Sykes-Picot Agreement

    by Christopher Simon Sykes

    At the age of only 36, Sir Mark Sykes was signatory to the Sykes-Picot agreement, one of the most reviled treaties of modern times. A century later, Christopher Sykes’ lively biography of his grandfather reassesses his life and work, and the political instability and violence in the Middle East attributed to it.The Sykes–Picot agreement was drawn by the eponymousBritish and French diplomats in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The United Nations and Collective Security

    by Gary Wilson

    series Routledge Research in International Law
    The role of the United Nations in collective security has been evolving since its inception in 1945. This book explores collective security as practiced within the legal framework provided by the United Nations Charter, with a particular focus upon activity undertaken under the auspices of the UN Security Council, the body conferred by the Charter with the primary responsibility for the ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Sorties de guerres

    Iran, présents et avenirs

    by Christophe Bouillaud and 11 more

    series Politique étrangère
    Comment sort-on des guerres ? Cent ans après 1918, le dossier de Politique étrangère reprend la question sous plusieurs éclairages, selon les conflits auxquels, volens nolens, les armées occidentales sont parties prenantes. Quelle place pour les négociations multilatérales ? Avec quels objectifs politiques ? Quel est le sens de la victoire militaire au xxie siècle ? Et si nous ne pouvions pas ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The International Politics of Antarctica (Routledge Revivals)

    by Peter J. Beck

    series Routledge Revivals
    First published in 1986, this book considers the nature of international interest in Antarctica and the positions of those involved. It looks at the significance of the historical dimension, the development of the treaty system, the management of marine and mineral resources, the role of the United Nations and the impact of such non-governmental organisations as Greenpeace International. The ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • The Human Rights Council

    The Impact of the Universal Periodic Review in Africa

    by Damian Etone

    series Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
    This book examines the engagement of African states with the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This human rights mechanism is known for its pacific and non-confrontational approach to monitoring state human rights implementation. Coming at the end of the first three cycles of the UPR, the work offers a detailed analysis of the effectiveness of African ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • India's Place in the World

    by Krishna Chilukuri

    We live in a complex world order built with a multitude of competing sovereign nations - countries with varying economic, political and military power - a world structured by international organizations which sometimes work but at other times are bypassed. But the dominant status of the United States is under threat and the institutions that were created more than 50 years ago, are beginning to ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

  • Continuons l'Europe ! Mais avec qui ?

    by Jean Matouk

    Européen convaincu, Jean Matouk dresse un portrait lucide de l’Union Européenne, et plaide pour un approfondissement de l’intégration. Mais avec qui avancer ? A cette question qu’on ne peut plus éluder, et après avoir établi sans concession de un état de l'Union, l'auteur apporte, sans langue de bois, des réponses précises et réalistes avec un nouvel éclairage depuis la crise grecque de l'été 2015 ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD