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  • AFA1 The Big Picture

    Towards an Independent Foreign Policy

    Book 1 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    ‘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

  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • AFA2 Trump in Asia

    The New World Disorder

    Book 2 - Australian Foreign Affairs
    ‘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

    **'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

  • 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

  • Kathmandu Dilemma

    Resetting India-Nepal Ties

    by Ranjit Rae ...
    ''...unmatched in its meticulous and careful research into the wellsprings of a truly unique relationship between two neighbouring states.'' SHYAM SARAN ''Ranjit Rae''s portrayal of India-Nepal relations from the Indian perspective is meticulous, nuanced and insightful." S.D. MUNI ''Ranjit Rae breaks down the paradox of India''s very intimate yet troubled relationship with Nepal.'' C. RAJA MOHAN ... Read more

    $6.70 AUD

  • The Economic Consequences of the Peace

    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

    $1.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    $12.99 AUD $10.99 AUD

  • A Perfidious Distortion of History

    the Versailles Peace Treaty and the success of the Nazis

    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

  • Non-Governmental Development Organizations and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

    The moral crusaders

    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

    $67.52 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

    $10.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • International History and International Relations

    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

    $77.17 AUD

  • 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

    $27.93 AUD

  • Faustian Bargain

    The Soviet-German Partnership and the Origins of the Second World War

    When Nazi Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, launching World War Two, its army seemed an unstoppable force. The Luftwaffe bombed towns and cities across the country, and fifty divisions of the Wehrmacht crossed the border. Yet only two decades earlier, at the end of World War One, Germany had been an utterly and abjectly defeated military power. Foreign troops occupied its industrial ... Read more

    $27.93 AUD

  • The Internationalists

    And Their Plan to Outlaw War

    **'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

  • Transatlantic Free Trade

    An Agenda for Jobs, Growth and Global Trade Leadership

    series Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies Research Papers
    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

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  • Beyond NATO

    A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

    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

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  • Not One Inch

    America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate

    by M. E. Sarotte ...
    series The Henry L. Stimson Lectures Series
    Thirty years after the Soviet Union’s collapse, this book reveals how tensions between America, NATO, and Russia transformed geopolitics in the decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall“The most engaging and carefully documented account of this period in East-West diplomacy currently available.”—Andrew Moravscik, Foreign AffairsNot one inch. With these words, Secretary of State James Baker proposed ... Read more

    $41.13 AUD

  • Empire of Corruption: The Russian National Pastime

    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Global Ecopolitics

    Crisis, Governance, and Justice, Second Edition

    Despite sporadic news coverage of extreme weather events, high-level climate change diplomacy, special UN days of celebration, and popular media references to impending ecological collapse, most students are not exposed to the detailed presentation and analysis of the international relations and diplomacy of environmental policy-making.Comprehensive and accessibly written for first-year or second ... Read more

    $33.87 AUD

  • Heroes of the 90s: People and Money. The Modern History of Russian Capitalism

    Heroes of the 90s is a book composed by journalists of the newspaper Kommersant. The book sheds light on the transformation of the USSR and the country’s social, state, financial, economic and civic institutions into a new state — the Russian Federation. The book covers Russia’s first decade as a new country, the turbulent 90s that formed Russia’s reality today. The book revisits the storming of ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • India and Her Neighbours

    Towards a Proactive Partnership

    The book, INDIA AND HERNEIGHBOURS : TOWEARDS A PROACTIVE PARTNERSHIP, analyses the emerging contours of India's foreign policy vis-a-vis its neighbours. India needs a closer relationship with its immediate neighbours as the small countries in the neighbourhood consider India as a viable partner. Focusing on the re-orientation of the Indian foreign policy in the context of its neighbours: Nepal, ... Read more

    $74.02 AUD