Global Palestine provides a unique perspective on one of the world's most enduring political controversies--the nature and extent of the rights owed to Palestinians--by exploring two deceptively simple questions: What does "Palestine" mean outside of local arenas, and how does the idea of... More Info
One of the world's top historians of the body, Georges Vigarello maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to today, paying particular attention to the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public health campaigns in shaping these views. While hefty... More Info
Through his access to previously classified documents and information gained from extensive interviews, journalist Hamann tells the story behind World War II's largest army court-martial, where three African-American soldiers were charged with the lynching and murder of an Italian prisoner of war.
A unique portrait of a Russia awash in change, told through the lens of a long-standing friendship between two young men who grew up on opposing sides of the Cold War In the summer of 2008, Jeff Parker went to Russia intending to write a book about the countryâe(tm)s resurgence as a major global... More Info
Noam Chomsky is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth-century. This book is not only an introduction to Chomsky's theoretical writings, but also a critical engagement with his work. Covering every aspect of Chomsky's thought, from transfor