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Defenders of Japan The Post-Imperial Armed Forces 1946-2016: A History
ISBN: HB: 9781849048934, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
320 pp., 22.5x14.5 cm
For sale in CIS only! Japan's post-war armed forces are a paradox, both embarrassing remnants of the past and valuable repositories of experience. This book charts the development of the Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) from 1954 as both unorthodox...
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£30,00
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Architectures of Violence The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria
ISBN: HB: 9781849048118, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Paramilitary or irregular units have been involved in practically every case of identity-based mass violence in the modern world, but detailed analysis of these dynamics is rare. Exploring the case of former Yugoslavia, the gen...
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£35,00
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Iranian Ways of War From Cyrus the Great to Qassam Soleimani
ISBN: HB: 9781787380349, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! This book traces the long history of Iran's wars, and the evolution of the Islamic Republic's military trajectory since 1979. Ahmed Hashim draws on Farsi, Arabic and European sources to explore Iran's efforts to create modern a...
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£35,00
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Sacred Warriors Shia Militias, the Future of Iraq, and Iran's Battle for the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9781849049634, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The fall of Iraq's Baath regime was swiftly followed by the proliferation of terrorist groups, militant organisations and an ongoing sectarian conflict that continues to engulf the region. However the Shia militias involved rem...
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£35,00
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Sahel A Short History of Mali, Niger and the Lands in Between
ISBN: HB: 9781849044738, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The Sahel, where the southern edge of the Sahara meets the land in between it and the savannah, is alternatively ignored and misunderstood. In the 1970s it was synonymous with drought and famine, yet crops and herds flourish al...
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£25,00
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New History of Fiji
ISBN: HB: 9781849049009, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
500 pp., 24.5x14.5 cm
For sale in CIS only! Fiji, or "Viti", lies among intricate Southwestern Pacific reefs with upwards of 300 habitable islands and many islets. This book reveals the long history of this overlooked island nation since voyagers first settled there 4,00...
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£55,00
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Understanding Libya Since Gaddafi
ISBN: PB: 9781849048880, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Why has Libya fallen apart since 2011? The world has largely given up trying to understand how the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi has left the country a failed state and a major security headache for Europe. Gaddafi's...
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£17,99
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When Peace Kills Politics International Intervention and Unending Wars in the Sudans
ISBN: PB: 9781849048316, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Why do war and coercion still dominate the political realm in the Sudans, over a decade since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and despite a litany of conflict resolution efforts? This book explains the paradoxical role of in...
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£25,00
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Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Africa
ISBN: PB: 9781849048804, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! South Africa's transition to democracy took place against a backdrop of shadow war between the apartheid regime's counterinsurgency forces and the African National Congress' armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). This book analyse...
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£20,00
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Love and Poetry in the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9781849047098, Hurst Publishers, October 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! It has become common in the Western media to reduce the Middle East and its cultures to news and images of violence. A region at the centre of the world's civilisations is in danger of becoming culturally tarnished beyond recog...
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£35,00
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