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Beyond Genocide: Transitional Justice and Gacaca Courts in Rwanda

The Search for Truth, Justice and Reconciliation

by Pietro Sullo

<p>Combining both legal and empirical research, this book explores the statutory aspects and practice of Gacaca Courts (<em>inkiko gacaca</em>), the centrepiece of Rwanda's post-genocide transitional justice system, assessing their contribution ...

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Beyond Rome to the Alps

Across the Arno and Gothic Line, 1944–1945

by Jon Diamond

<p>Rome was liberated on 5 June 1944 but the Italian campaign had another eleven gruelling months to run. The US Fifth and British Eighth Armies drove across the Arno River, capturing Florence on 5 August. Once again The Wehrmacht’s Tenth and ...

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Beyond Surrender

Australian prisoners of war in the twentieth century

by Joan Beaumont, Lachlan Grant & Aaron Pegram

<p>Over the twentieth century 35,000 Australians suffered as prisoners of war in conflicts ranging from World War I to Korea. What was the reality of their captivity? <em>Beyond Surrender</em> presents for the first time the diversity of the ...

ISBN: 9780522866216

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Big Data Challenges

Society, Security, Innovation and Ethics

by Anno Bunnik, Anthony Cawley, Michael Mulqueen & others

<p>This book brings together an impressive range of academic and intelligence professional perspectives to interrogate the social, ethical and security upheavals in a world increasingly driven by data. Written in a clear and accessible style, it

ISBN: 9781349948857

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Biological Threats in the 21st Century

The Politics, People, Science and Historical Roots

by Filippa Lentzos

<p><em>Biological Threats in the 21st Century</em> offers a fresh understanding of contemporary biological threats to national security. Readers are introduced to the politics, people, science and historical roots of contemporary biological ...

ISBN: 9781783269495

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Bismarck

The Chase and Sinking of Hitler's Goliath

by Dr. GH BENNETT

<p>Sunk on her first and only war cruise, 27 May 1941, this great victory for the Royal Navy was also a human tragedy. Only 114 of her 2,200 crew survived the Royal Navy’s final storm of shells and torpedoes. Despite her short career, the story ...

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Black September 1918

WWI’s Darkest Month in the Air

by Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Frank Bailey

<p>The follow-up to Bloody April 1917 continues fifteen months later into World War I. Much had happened over this period. More battles had been fought, won and lost on both sides, but now the American strength was feeding in to France with both

ISBN: 9781911621751

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Black Water: By Strength and By Guile

by Don Camsell

<p>Don Camsell joined the men in black of the SBS in 1974. From the deserts of Oman to the hills of Port Stanley, from the bottom of Gibraltar harbour to the deep, cold, black waters of Loch Long and from the QE2 to the back alleys of Belfast, ...

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Blackbird

The Story of the Lockheed SR-71 Spy Plane

by James Hamilton-Paterson

<p>The American 'spy' aircraft, the SR-71 'Blackbird' was deliberately designed to be the world's fastest and highest-flying aircraft and has never been approached since. It was conceived in the late 1950s by Lockheed Martin's highly secret ...

ISBN: 9781786691194

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Blockade

Cruiser Warfare and the Starvation of Germany in World War One

by Steve R Dunn

<p>Blockade is the story of a long-running battle at sea, a battle for trade which both Britain and Germany had to win in order to survive; in particular, it tells the story of the Northern Barrage and the 10th Cruiser Squadron.<br /> The Royal

ISBN: 9781848323421

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Blood and Silk

Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

by Michael Vatikiotis

ISBN: 9781474602037

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Blood on My Hands: Confessions of Staged Encounters

by Kishalay Bhattacharjee

<p>This anonymous confession by an army officer splits wide open the anatomy of staged encounters in India's northeast, and explains how awards and citations are linked to a body count. Speaking to investigative journalist and conflict ...

ISBN: 9789351772590

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Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror

by David Kilcullen

<i>'We're now in the fifteenth year since 9/11 and, horrible though it is to contemplate, we may be nowhere close to the end of the War on Terror. For a while, it looked like things were improving- we were getting on top of the threat. But that ...

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Blood Year: Terror and the Islamic State: Quarterly Essay 58

by David Kilcullen

Last year was a 'blood year' in the Middle East - massacres and beheadings, fallen cities, collapsed and collapsing states, the unravelling of a decade of Western strategy. We saw the rise of ISIS, the splintering of government in Iraq, and ...

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Bloodstained Sands

U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War II

by Michael G. Walling

<p>For the men who served in America's Amphibious Forces during World War II, the conflict was an unceasing series of D-Days. They were responsible for putting men ashore in more than 200 landings throughout the conflict, most against ...

ISBN: 9781472814418

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Bloody Heroes

by Damien Lewis

<p>In the Afghan wild lands, British and American special forces soldiers ate, slept, fought and died alongside each other - working in close-knit units the likes of which have rarely been seen since the Second World War. This is the story of ...

ISBN: 9781448165650

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Blunder

Britain's War in Iraq

by Patrick Porter

<p>Why did Britain go to war in Iraq in 2003? Existing accounts stress dodgy dossiers, intelligence failures, and the flaws of individual leaders. Deploying the large number of primary documents now available, this book puts ideas at the centre ...

ISBN: 9780192535351

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Bolt Action: Armies of Germany

2nd Edition

by Warlord Games

<p>Revised and expanded for <em>Bolt Action 2nd Edition</em>, this book provides players with all of the information they need to command Germany's military might. Detailed unit options and theatre selectors allow players to build armies for any

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Bolt Action: Campaign: D-Day: Overlord

by Warlord Games

<p>From the scaling of Pointe-du-Hoc and the assault on Pegasus Bridge, to the landings on the <em>Utah</em>, <em>Omaha</em>, <em>Gold</em>, <em>Juno</em>, and <em>Sword</em> beaches, this new Campaign Book for <em>Bolt Action</em> allows ...

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Bolt Action: Campaign: Mariana &amp; Palau Islands

by Warlord Games

<p>The Mariana and Palau Islands campaign, also known as Operation <em>Forager</em>, was intended to facilitate the recapture of the Philippines and to provide bases for the bombing of the Japanese mainland. This new Campaign Book for <em>Bolt ...

ISBN: 9781472838995

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