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A Postcolonial Critique of the Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC "Terrorism" Bank Cases

by Professor Marouf Hasian, Jr.

<p >Offering a postcolonial reading of the case of Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, this study argues that American courtrooms are being used by rhetors to tell Anglo-American stories about Hamas, the causes of the Second Intifada, and the ...

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A Postcolonial Critique of the Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC "Terrorism" Bank Cases

by Marouf Hasian, Jr.

<p>This book provides readers with a postcolonial reading of the case of Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, and argues that American courtrooms are being used by rhetors to tell Anglo-American stories about Hamas, the causes of the Second Intifada,

ISBN: 9781137574039

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A Question of Security

The British Defence Review in an Age of Austerity

by Michael Codner & Michael E. Clarke

<p>In an age of austerity and uncertainty, can Britain's security be assured - and its place in the world be maintained?</p> <p>The publication of the British government's Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) in October 2010 provoked ...

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A Scots Grey at Waterloo

The Remarkable Story of Sergeant William Clarke

by Gareth Glover

<p>William Clarke of Prestonpans, Scotland, joined the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons, the Scots Greys, in 1803. Clarke had risen to the rank of sergeant by the time the regiment was ordered to Belgium on the news that Napoleon had escaped ...

ISBN: 9781473894037

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A Sense of the Enemy

The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind

by Zachary Shore

<p>More than two thousand years ago the Chinese strategist Sun Tzu advised us to know our enemies. The question has always been how. <em>In A Sense of the Enemy</em>, the historian Zachary Shore demonstrates that leaders can best understand an ...

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A Sociology of the Total Organization

Atomistic Unity in the French Foreign Legion

by Dr Mikaela Sundberg & Dr Stjepan Mestrovic

<p>Examining the organization of everyday life inside the regiments of the French Foreign Legion, this book takes its theoretical point of departure in the notion of the voluntary total organization; that is to say, an institution that ...

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A Spitfire Girl

One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her Story

by Mary Ellis & Melody Foreman

<p>We visualize dashing and daring young men as the epitome of the pilots of the Second World War, yet amongst that elite corps was one person who flew no less than 400 Spitfires and seventy-six different types of aircraft – and that person was ...

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A Tale of Ten Spitfires

The Combat Histories of Spitfire VCs AR501 to AR510

by Andrew Critchell

<p>The Fw190s supremacy over the Spitfire V is a classic legend from the Second World War, heralding one of the darkest times for Fighter Command and the RAF. _A Tale of Ten Spitfires_ brings this legend to life by examining the individual ...

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A Theory of Truces

by Dr Nir Eisikovits

This book is about truces. It focuses on unsatisfying, partial, 'patched up' ceasefire arrangements; it describes the risks we take and the opportunities we miss when we insist that the only acceptable way to end political violence is to end it ...

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A Thunder Bird in Bomber Command

The Wartime Letters and Story of Lionel Anderson, the Man Who Inspired a Legend

by Sean Feast

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Shot down and killed in April 1944, Lionel Anderson, a low flying Mosquito intruder pilot, was part way through his second tour of operations. He had survived his first tour stooging up and down the French coast in an outdated ...

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A Time to Risk All

The incredible untold story of Mary Elmes, the Irish woman who saved hundreds of children from Nazi Concentration Camps

by Clodagh Finn

<p>Clodagh Finn has travelled throughout Europe to piece together the story of this remarkable, unknown Irish woman, meeting many of those children Mary Elmes saved. Here, in a book packed with courage, heroism, adventure and tragedy, her story ...

ISBN: 9780717175604

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Abandoned and Sacrificed: The Tragedy of

by Kathryn Spurling

Rabaul, New Guinea, is a tropical paradise, but between January and July 1942 it was a tragic and terrifying place. Hundreds of Australian defence force volunteers and civilians were massacred by the invading Japanese. Forced into the holds of ...

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Absence in Science, Security and Policy

From Research Agendas to Global Strategy

by Brian Balmer & Brian Rappert

<p>This book explores the absent and missing in debates about science and security. Through varied case studies, including biological and chemical weapons control, science journalism, nanotechnology research and neuroethics, the contributors ...

ISBN: 9781137493736

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Absence in Science, Security and Policy

From Research Agendas to Global Strategy

by Dr Brian Rappert & Brian Balmer

We all, in everyday life, routinely ignore far more things than we pay attention to. This is no less the case in the science policy-making process, thus making the processes by which some matters become salient or absent open to empirical and ...

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Accidental Agent

Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance

by John Goldsmith

<p>John Goldsmith’s wartime exploits are all the more remarkable considering that at first his services were consistently refused due to his being over 30. Not easily deterred he eventually became a tank driving instructor in the ...

ISBN: 9781473887831

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Aces, Airmen and The Biggin Hill Wing

A Collective Memoir 1941 - 1942

by Jon E C Tan

<p>During the Second World War, RAF Biggin Hill was one of Fighter Command’s premier stations. Throughout the Battle of Britain and beyond, it became a hotbed of talent and expertise, home to many of the Command’s most notable and successful ...

ISBN: 9781473881716

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Achtung Panzer!

by Heinz Guderian

ISBN: 9780304352852

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AD Skyraider Units of the Korean War

by Rick Burgess, Gareth Hector & Mr Warren Thompson

<p>The Douglas AD Skyraider is considered the most effective naval aircraft of the Korean War despite the emergence of new jet fighters that captured public imagination. Built to replace the World War 2 workhorses like the Dauntless, Helldiver ...

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Admiralty Despatches

The Story of the War from the Battlefront 1939-45

by G. H. Bennett

<p>From at least as early as the eighteenth century it became a tradition that, following operations involving the Royal Navy, the commanding admiral would report to the Admiralty in the form of an official despatch. Following the French wars of

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Advanced Technologies in Practical Applications for National Security

by Aleksander Nawrat, Damian Bereska & Karol Jedrasiak

<p>This book presents advanced technologies used in practice to enable early recognition and tracking of various threats to national security. It discusses practical applications, examples and recent challenges in the application fields using ...

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