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The Endtimes of Human Rights
Stephen Hopgood
A passionate and provocative argument that the idea of universal human rights has become not only ill adapted to current realities but also overambitious and...



The French Revolution in Global Perspective
Situating the French Revolution in the context of early modern globalization for the first time, this book offers a new approach to understanding its international origins and worldwide effects.



Eradication
Ridding the World of Diseases Forever?
Nancy Leys Stepan
This book by the award-winning historian of medicine Nancy Leys Stepan is an accessible, beautifully written, and deeply researched examination of one of the most controversial issues in public health today.



Amazing Dogs
A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities
Jan Bondeson
Bondeson tells the stories of some of the most extraordinary dogs in history.



Empire of Humanity
A History of Humanitarianism
Michael Barnett
From the 19th-century abolitionist movement to today's NGOs, a critical account of humanitarianism in world...



The Right Kind of Revolution
Modernization, Development, and U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to the Present
Michael E. Latham
A critical history of modernization theory in American foreign policy.



Books As Weapons
Propaganda, Publishing, and the Battle for Global Markets in the Era of World War II
John B. Hench
Books As Weapons tells the little-known story of the vital partnership between American book publishers and the U.S. government to put carefully selected recent books highlighting American history and values into the hands of civilians liberated from Axis forces after the D-Day...



Islam in the World Today
A Handbook of Politics, Religion, Culture, and Society
The most authoritative single-volume reference work on Islam in the contemporary world—now available in English.



The Forgotten Contribution of the Teaching Sisters
A Historiographical Essay on the Educational Work of Catholic Women Religious in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Bart Hellinckx, Frank Simon, Marc Depaepe
For far too long, Catholic teaching sisters have been overlooked in the history of education. During the past twenty-five years, however, researchers have begun to explore the fundamental role played by these women in teaching children in the...



Nations and Nationalism
Ernest Gellner
First published in 1983, Nations and Nationalism remains one of the most influential explanations of the emergence of nationalism ever written. This updated edition of Ernest Gellner's now-canonical work includes a new introductory essay from John Breuilly, tracing the way the field has evolved over the past two decades, and a bibliography of...



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