The world’s greatest urban myths, fakes and hoaxes, from Bonsai kittens to human-flavoured tofu
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Hunter S Thompson (1937-2005) was an American journalist and author widely regarded as the father of Gonzo journalism. Songs of the Doo read more
WORLD-RENOWNED BESTSELLING AUTHOR CARLOS CASTANEDA'S SELECTION OF HIS WRITINGS ON THE SHAMANS OF ANCIENT MEXICO
Near the end of his life, Carlos Castaneda gathered together and reviewed his seminal works on his training as a shaman initiate, recor read more
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Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay's brilliant and controversial collection of essays and articles that define and explain the ideals upon which the Unite read more
The unprecedented and tragic events in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania left an indelible mark on world politics. Civilian deaths in horrific circumstances triggered an uncompromising response from the US administration and its allies: an open read more
A bold, insightful analysis of Chilean political economy from Pinochet to the present. Marcus Taylor is breaking new ground in bringing the story of Chilean neoliberalism into contemporary debates on globalisation and its political futures. RONALDO MUN read more
Why is fear a dominant emotion in contemporary society? Why are politicians using words like 'terror', 'evil' and 'fundamentalism', and what effect is it having on public consciousness?
Answering these questions, Walter A. Davis taps into the cultura read more
Shows how we must engage with Al Qaeda to defeat terrorism "Mohamedou provides a much-needed secular understanding of Al Qaeda. Unlike most writers, [he] insists on understanding the changing significance of [Al Qaeda's] discourse against read more
-- The first book to tell the story of every man trapped in Guantanamo -- 'An important book. If you care about our Government's complicity in these illegal and horrific acts then this book provides the evidence.' Ken Loach"Extraordinary rendition, fa< read more
Power, Profit and Prestige applies incisive historical and sociological analysis to make sense of the United States' post-Cold War imperial behaviour.
Philip S. Golub studies imperial identity formation and shows how an embedded culture of force and read more
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From agriculture to big business, from medicine to politics, The Cigarette Century is the definitive account of how smoking came to be so deeply implicated in our culture, science, policy, and law. No product has been so he read more
"This is the inside history of our time, told with precision and confidence by an author who knows where the secrets are keptand also that the most powerful and dangerous weapon in Washington, D.C., is a new idea."
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