Scars of War: The Impact of Warfare on Modern China by Stephen MacKinnon, Diana Lary

By Stephen MacKinnon, Diana Lary

All through its glossy heritage China has suffered from gigantic destruction and death from struggle. In its worst sessions of battle, the 8 years of the Anti-Japanese warfare (1937-45), hundreds of thousands of civilians misplaced their lives. yet in China, the tale of recent war-related dying and affliction has remained hidden. The Rape of Nanking is starting to be identified, yet thousands of different massacres are nonetheless unrecognized by way of the skin international or even via China itself. the point of interest of Scars of War is the social and mental, no longer the commercial, charges of warfare at the nation. The publication is illustrated with modern images and woodblock prints. each one bankruptcy is brought via a conventional chinese language asserting (cheng-yu) on conflict.

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No Destination: An Autobiography by Satish Kumar

By Satish Kumar

Written with a penetrating simplicity, No Destination is a thrilling account of a rare lifestyles. whilst he was once purely 9 years previous, Satish Kumar renounced the realm and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain clergymen. Dissuaded from this direction by means of an internal voice on the age of 18, he grew to become a campaigner for land reform, operating to show Gandhi's imaginative and prescient of a renewed India into truth. Fired via the instance of Bertrand Russell, he undertook an 8,000-mile peace pilgrimage, strolling from India to the US with none funds, via mountains, deserts, storms, and snow. It was once an experience within which he was once thrown into detention center in France, confronted a loaded gun in the United States, and brought packets of “peace tea” to the leaders of the 4 nuclear powers. In 1973 he settled in England, taking up the editorship of Resurgence journal, and turning into the guiding gentle in the back of a few ecological non secular and academic ventures. Following Indian culture, in his fiftieth yr he undertook one other pilgrimage: back with none cash, he walked to the holy areas of Britain—Glastonbury, Lindisfarne, and Iona. All of this and extra is stated during this attention-grabbing autobiography. the hot hardback fourth version is released in 2014 to commemorate 25 years because the beginning of Schumacher collage, with new chapters concerning the university and to deliver Satish’s tale up-to-date.

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Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Second Edition: Containing and by Jeffrey Ryan PhD

By Jeffrey Ryan PhD

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, moment version, takes a holistic method of biosecurity, with insurance of pathogens, prevention, and reaction technique. It addresses those dangers within the context of vulnerability tests and the making plans recommendations executive and can use to organize for and reply to such events.

The e-book is geared up into 4 thematic sections: half I presents a conceptual realizing of biowarfare, bioterrorism and the legislation we need to counteract this; half II investigates recognized bioagents and the probability from rising ailments; half III makes a speciality of agricultural terrorism and meals safeguard; and half IV outlines overseas, US, and native tasks for biodefense and biosecurity. Case experiences illustrate biodefense opposed to either intentional terrorism and traditional outbreaks.

  • Covers rising threats of pandemic influenza, antibiotic resistant traces of bacterial pathogens, and critical respiration ailments attributable to novel viruses
  • Offers elevated foreign assurance, together with projects to counter organic guns and threats, and foodstuff security
  • Updated all through with newest protocols for facing organic threats and new case studies
  • Includes on-line teacher ancillaries - PowerPoint lecture slides, try out questions, and an teacher guide, for elevated lecture room functionality

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Re-Making Kozarac: Agency, Reconciliation and Contested by Sebina Sivac-Bryant

By Sebina Sivac-Bryant

This booklet explores corporation, reconciliation and minority go back in the context of ethnic detoxification in Bosnia. It specializes in a neighborhood in North-West Bosnia, which effectively reversed the worst episode of ethnic detoxification ahead of Srebrenica by way of battling for go back, after which constructing one of many merely winning examples of contested minority go back within the city of Kozarac. The e-book is as a result of the a longitudinal, decade-long examine of a bunch of people that found a extraordinary point of company and resilience, principally with out exterior aid, and regardless of the various humans and associations who have been liable for their violent expulsion ultimate in position.
Re-Making Kozarac considers how a community's worrying reports have been utilised as a motivational car for go back, and contrasts their pragmatic method of neighborhood compromise with the ill-informed and principally unsuccessful overseas initiatives that try and solid them as powerless sufferers. Importantly, the e-book bargains serious reflections at the interventions of the trauma and reconciliation industries, that are extra damaging than is presently realised. it will likely be of serious curiosity to students of criminology, anthropology and foreign relations.

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Global Visions of Olof Palme, Bruno Kreisky and Willy Brandt by B. Vivekanandan

By B. Vivekanandan

This e-book analyses the worldwide visions of Olof Palme, Bruno Kreisky and Willy Brandt, ecu social democratic statesmen who earned overseas esteem for his or her contributions to worldwide advancements throughout the moment half the 20 th century. Their visions encompassed, inter alia, overseas peace and protection, East-West and North- South Cooperation, and different very important domain names pertinent to constructing nations of Asia, Africa and Latin the United States. during this quantity, the writer heavily examines the developments Palme, Kreisky and Brandt made and demonstrates how their visions stay legitimate for shaping the way forward for mankind.

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Political Decision Making and Non-Decisions: The Case of by R. Ranta

By R. Ranta

This e-book examines Israel's dating and political decision-making strategy in the direction of the Occupied Territories from the aftermath of the Six Day conflict to the Labour Party's electoral defeat in 1977.

The interval represents the 1st decade of Israel's profession of the Occupied Territories and the decade within which the Labour occasion was once Israel's so much dominant political strength.

Arguing that the successive Israeli governments headed through the Labour social gathering lacked a strategic coverage in the direction of the Occupied Territories to deal with the country's ambitions and desires, this booklet demonstrates the unsafe impression this had on Israel, at the heart East normally, and at the Palestinian humans specifically.

In addressing key facets of choice making pathologies, this ebook increases matters which stay very important positive aspects of Israeli politics this present day and an research proper for political choice making worldwide.

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