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    Book Review: The Origins and Rise of Dissident Irish Republicanism: The Role and Impact of Organizational Splits by John F. Morrison

Book Review: The Origins and Rise of Dissident Irish Republicanism: The Role and Impact of Organizational Splits by John F. Morrison

 This book is an interesting study of splits within the republican movement since the beginning of The Troubles. Its […]

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    Book Review: Periodicals and Journalism in Twentieth Century Ireland edited by Mark O’Brien and Felix M. Larkin

Book Review: Periodicals and Journalism in Twentieth Century Ireland edited by Mark O’Brien and Felix M. Larkin

This rich book explores the links between Irish periodical journals of the twentieth century and journalism. This is a handsomely-produced […]

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    Book Review: Racism, Class and The Racialized Outsider by Satnam Virdee

Book Review: Racism, Class and The Racialized Outsider by Satnam Virdee

Racism, Class and the Racialized Outsider aims to offer an original perspective on the significance of both racism and anti-racism […]

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    Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Seventeen essays from distinguished scholars take on the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and consider a variety […]

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    Book Review: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

Book Review: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

With American Apocalypse, Matthew Avery Sutton aims to draw on extensive archival research to document the ways an initially obscure […]

Book Review: Zambia: The First 50 Years by Andrew Sardanis

This book aims to provide a detailed examination of the major events in Zambia’s history since independence and their […]

Reading List: 8 books on remembering the Holocaust

27th January 2015 sees international commemorations marking 70 years since prisoners were freed from Auschwitz. Here we bring together […]

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    Book Review: Leadership in the Cuban Revolution: The Unseen Story by Antoni Kapcia

Book Review: Leadership in the Cuban Revolution: The Unseen Story by Antoni Kapcia

Antoni Kapcia’s Leadership in the Cuban Revolution: The Unseen Story is a book that provides a new perspective on the Cuban […]

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    Book Review: The Search for Peace in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Compendium of Documents and Analysis, edited by Terje Rod-Larsen et al.

Book Review: The Search for Peace in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Compendium of Documents and Analysis, edited by Terje Rod-Larsen et al.

The collection benefits from the inclusion of a detailed series of maps of the region from different points in […]

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    Book Review: Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions since World War II, Updated Edition, by William Blum

Book Review: Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions since World War II, Updated Edition, by William Blum

In Killing Hope, William Blum aims to provide a comprehensive account of America’s covert and overt military actions in […]

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    Book Review: Out of Nowhere: The Kurds of Syria in Peace and War by Michael M. Gunter

Book Review: Out of Nowhere: The Kurds of Syria in Peace and War by Michael M. Gunter

Michael Gunter looks to analyse recent events in Syria and discuss what they might portend for the future. William Eichler recommends […]

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    Book Review: Against their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation On Children in Cold War America by Judith L. Newman et al.

Book Review: Against their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation On Children in Cold War America by Judith L. Newman et al.

Michael Warren finds that Against their Will stands as a stark warning from history of the pursuit of scientific success at […]

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    Book Review: Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present by Christian C. Sahner

Book Review: Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present by Christian C. Sahner

Among the Ruins blends history, memoir and reportage, drawing on the author’s extensive knowledge of Syria in ancient, medieval, […]

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    Book Review: British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 by Margarette Lincoln

Book Review: British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 by Margarette Lincoln

British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 is a captivating and meticulously researched work of social history, which brings to life varied […]

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    Book Review: Deciphering Sun Tzu: How to Read The Art of War by Derek M Yuen

Book Review: Deciphering Sun Tzu: How to Read The Art of War by Derek M Yuen

Derek M Yuen aims to offer readers a fresh and comprehensive analysis of Sun Tzu’s celebrated treatise The Art of War. […]