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              Necropolis
               

              Necropolis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Khodasevich, Vladislav; Translated by Vitali, Sarah; Introduction by Bethea, David M.

              • RRP: $32.50
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              Necropolis is an unconventional literary memoir from Vladislav Khodasevich, hailed by Vladimir Nabokov as the greatest Russian poet of our time. In each of the book's nine chapters, Khodasevich memorializes a significant figure of Russia's literary Silver Age, and in the process ...writes an insightful obituary of the era.
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              ISBN 9780231187053
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Russian Library
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              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader

              Think in Public: A Public Books Reader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Marcus, Sharon; Zaloom, Caitlin; Contributions by Butler, Judith; Turner, Fred; Irani, Lilly

              • RRP: $79.99
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              Think in Public presents a selection of inspiring essays that exemplify the distinctive approach of the online magazine Public Books to public scholarship. Today's leading thinkers offer a guide to the most exciting contemporary ideas about literature, politics, economics, histor...y, race, capitalism, gender, technology, and climate change.
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              ISBN 9780231190091
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Public Books Series
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              Plate Tectonics and Great Earthquakes: 50 Years of Earth-Shaking Events

              Plate Tectonics and Great Earthquakes: 50 Years of Earth-Shaking Events (Hardback)

              By Sykes, Lynn R.

              • RRP: $85.00
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              Lynn R. Sykes played a key role in the birth of plate tectonics, conducting revelatory research on earthquakes. In this book, he gives an invaluable insider's perspective on the theory's development and its implications.

              ISBN 9780231186889
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Dying for Rights: Putting North Korea's Human Rights Abuses on the Record

              Dying for Rights: Putting North Korea's Human Rights Abuses on the Record (Hardback)

              By Fahy, Sandra

              • RRP: $127.99
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              North Korea's human rights violations are unparalleled in the contemporary world. In Dying for Rights, Sandra Fahy provides the definitive account of the abuses committed by the North Korean state, domestically and internationally, from its founding to the present.

              ISBN 9780231176347
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary Asia in the World
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              The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940-1945

              The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940-1945 (Hardback)

              By Wieviorka, Olivier; Translated by Todd, Jane Marie

              • RRP: $100.00
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              The Resistance in Western Europe is a sweeping analytical history of the underground anti-Nazi forces during World War II. Examining clandestine organizations in Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Italy, Olivier Wieviorka sheds new light on the factors that sh...aped the resistance and its place in Anglo-American military strategy.
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              ISBN 9780231189965
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism
              Language (English)
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              The President on Capitol Hill: A Theory of Institutional Influence
               

              The President on Capitol Hill: A Theory of Institutional Influence (Hardback)

              By Cohen, Professor Jeffrey E.

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              Jeffrey E. Cohen demonstrates that existing research has underestimated the president's power to sway Congress. The President on Capitol Hill offers a compelling perspective on presidential-congressional relations and develops a new theory of presidential influence.

              ISBN 9780231189149
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Female Fighters: Why Rebel Groups Recruit Women for War
               

              Female Fighters: Why Rebel Groups Recruit Women for War (Hardback)

              By Wood, Reed M.

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              Female Fighters explains why some rebel groups deploy women in combat while others exclude women from their ranks, and the strategic implication of this decision. Examining a vast original dataset on female fighters in over 250 organizations, Reed M. Wood argues rebel groups can ...gain considerable strategic advances by including women fighters.
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              ISBN 9780231192989
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage
               

              Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lepinay, Vincent Antonin

              • RRP: $94.99
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              In Art of Memories, Vincent Antonin Lepinay documents the Hermitage's curatorial practices in an innovative consideration of the museum as a cultural laboratory. Lepinay analyzes the tensions between the museum as a space of exploration of the collections and as a culture heavily... invested in self-protection from the outside world.
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              ISBN 9780231191890
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage
               

              Art of Memories: Curating at the Hermitage (Hardback)

              By Lepinay, Vincent Antonin

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              In Art of Memories, Vincent Antonin Lepinay documents the Hermitage's curatorial practices in an innovative consideration of the museum as a cultural laboratory. Lepinay analyzes the tensions between the museum as a space of exploration of the collections and as a culture heavily... invested in self-protection from the outside world.
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              ISBN 9780231191883
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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              Women Mobilizing Memory
               

              Women Mobilizing Memory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Altinay, Ayse Gul; Contreras, Maria Jose; Hirsch, Marianne; Howard, Jean; Karaca, Banu

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              Women Mobilizing Memory, a transnational exploration of the intersection of feminism, history, and memory, shows how the recollection of violent histories can generate possibilities for progressive futures. It emerges from a multiyear feminist collaboration bringing together an i...nterdisciplinary group of scholars, artists, and activists.
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              ISBN 9780231191852
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2019
              Publisher Columbia University Press
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