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    Book Review: Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France by Jim Wolfreys

Book Review: Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France by Jim Wolfreys

In Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France, Jim Wolfreys describes the emergence of a ‘respectable racism’ against […]

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    Book Review: The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide by Azeem Ibrahim

Book Review: The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide by Azeem Ibrahim

This updated edition of The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide, authored by Azeem Ibrahim, aims to draw further attention to the […]

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    Book Review: Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman by Paul Lendvai

Book Review: Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman by Paul Lendvai

In Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman, Paul Lendvai examines how, via a ‘lightning-speed assault’ on its democratic features, Hungary can now be […]

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    Book Review: Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century by Christopher J. Coker

Book Review: Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century by Christopher J. Coker

In Rebooting Clausewitz: On War in the 21st Century, Christopher J. Coker aims to show how Carl von Clausewitz’s 1832 classic On […]

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    Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

In Rebel Law: Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict, Frank Ledwidge explores the role of courts and law […]

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    Book Review: Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614 by Matthew Carr

Book Review: Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614 by Matthew Carr

In Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain, 1492-1614, Matthew Carr explores how, following the 1492 conquest of Granada, […]

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    Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

In The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy, Brian Klaas provides a frontline […]

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    Book Review: ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram by Andrew Walker

Book Review: ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram by Andrew Walker

In ‘Eat the Heart of the Infidel’: The Harrowing of Nigeria and the Rise of Boko Haram, journalist Andrew […]

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    Author Interview with Dr Brian Klaas (LSE): How Can We Fix Democracy?

Author Interview with Dr Brian Klaas (LSE): How Can We Fix Democracy?

The end of the Cold War in the early 1990s saw democracy surge as former Soviet autocracies transitioned to […]

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    Book Review: The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East by Roger Hardy

Book Review: The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East by Roger Hardy

Almost fifty years after Britain and France left the Middle East, the toxic legacies of their rule continue to […]

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    Book Review: Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia by Madawi Al-Rasheed

Book Review: Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia by Madawi Al-Rasheed

In Muted Modernists: The Struggle Over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia, Madawi Al-Rasheed challenges monolithic understandings of official and […]

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    The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. James M. Dorsey. Hurst. 2016.

From the Back Page to the Front Room: […]

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    Africa at LSE Blog 5th Anniversary Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books on African Politics, Society and Economics

Africa at LSE Blog 5th Anniversary Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books on African Politics, Society and Economics

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6 June 2016 is the five year anniversary of […]

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    Book Review: The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles Lister

Book Review: The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles Lister

In The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency, Charles Lister offers a comprehensive, […]

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    Book Review: Collateral Damage: A Candid History of a Peculiar Form of Death by Frederik Rosén

Book Review: Collateral Damage: A Candid History of a Peculiar Form of Death by Frederik Rosén

As the notion of ‘collateral damage’ – or the unintentional yet foreseen killing of civilians in war – has come to […]

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This work by LSE Review of Books is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales.