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              Cities at War: Global Insecurity and Urban Resistance

              Cities at War: Global Insecurity and Urban Resistance (Hardback)

              Edited by Kaldor, Mary; Sassen, Saskia

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              Mary Kaldor and Saskia Sassen assemble an international team of scholars to examine cities as sites of contemporary warfare and insecurity. They develop new insight into how cities and their residents encounter instability and conflict, as well as the ways in which urban forms pr...ovide possibilities for countering violence.
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              ISBN 9780231185387
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Sibling Action: The Genealogical Structure of Modernity
               

              Sibling Action: The Genealogical Structure of Modernity (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Engelstein, Stefani

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              Stefani Engelstein argues that the sibling paradigm shaped the modern subject, life sciences, human sciences, and collective identities such as race, religion, and gender. Integrating close readings with panoramic intellectual history, Sibling Action presents a compelling new und...erstanding of systems of knowledge.
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              ISBN 9780231180412
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

              Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Wu, Jiang; Chia, Lucille

              • RRP: $80.00
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              This volume follows the making of the Chinese Buddhist canon from the fourth century to the digital era. Approaching the subject from a historical perspective, it ties the religious, social, and textual practices of canon formation to the development of East Asian Buddhist cultur...e.
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              ISBN 9780231171618
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies
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              Margin of Trust: The Berkshire Business Model
               

              Margin of Trust: The Berkshire Business Model (Hardback)

              By Cunningham, Lawrence; Cuba, Stephanie

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              Margin of Trust is the first book to distill Warren Buffett's approach to management and corporate life. It provides a definitive analysis of the tenets of the Berkshire Hathaway, system, its costs and benefits, and how it can be adapted for other organizations.

              ISBN 9780231193900
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Columbia Business School Publishing
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              A Nation Like All Others: A Brief History of American Foreign Relations

              A Nation Like All Others: A Brief History of American Foreign Relations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cohen, Warren I.

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              In this comprehensive account of American foreign relations from the nation's birth through the Obama administration, Warren I. Cohen confronts the concept of American exceptionalism. A Nation Like All Others offers a brisk, argumentative history that decries the lack of moral im...agination in American foreign policy.
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              ISBN 9780231175678
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities

              Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Clark, Jennifer

              • RRP: $75.00
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              Jennifer Clark reframes the smart city concept within the trajectory of uneven development of cities and regions, as well as the long history of technocratic solutions to urban policy challenges. She considers the potential of emerging technologies as well as their capacity to ex...acerbate existing inequalities and even produce new ones.
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              ISBN 9780231184977
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State

              Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State (Hardback)

              By Walsh, Michael

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              Stating the Sacred offers a novel approach to nation-state formation, arguing that its most critical element is how the state sacralizes the nation. Focusing primarily on China, Michael J. Walsh argues that the foundational role of the sacred makes all nation-states religious sta...tes.
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              ISBN 9780231193566
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              A Piece of the Action: Race and Labor in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood
               

              A Piece of the Action: Race and Labor in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood (Hardback)

              By Quinn, Eithne

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              Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of... films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.
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              ISBN 9780231164368
              Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Nature and Value
               

              Nature and Value (Hardback)

              Edited by Bilgrami, Akeel; Contributions by Bromwich, David; Gogineni, Bina; Kompridis, Nikolas; Laden, Anthony

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              This book brings together essays that individually and as a whole present a detailed and rigorous multidisciplinary exploration of the concept of nature and its wider ethical and political implications. The essays together present a revaluation of the natural world with a view to... addressing some of the fundamental concerns of our time.
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              ISBN 9780231194624
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War
               

              Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War (Hardback)

              By Wells, Dr. Samuel F., Jr.

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              Fearing the Worst explains how the Korean War fundamentally changed postwar competition between the United States and the Soviet Union into a militarized confrontation that would last decades. Samuel F. Wells Jr. examines how military and political events interacted to escalate t...he conflict.
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              ISBN 9780231192743
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Series Woodrow Wilson Center Series
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