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我们最幸福(Nothing To Envy)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本书荣获“2010年英国年度图书奖”、入选“2011年美国国家书卷奖非文学决选作品”。 芭芭拉·德米克用一种引人注目,而又让人难忘的方式为人们展示出“这个封闭的国家其实就是乔治.奥威尔作品《1984》的现实版”; “《我们最幸福》是一部描写朝鲜生活最好的作品。”──英国图书奖评委
译者合集 山城演义 薄王败局 Yizhe Collection: Bo Wang Failure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
从2012年2月至6月,集合了25篇外媒精华报道,最完整的“薄王事件”追踪。众多来自中共高层的爆料,记录数十年来最严重的中国官场地震。本期的“前传”是已经推出的《激辩毛的复活》,“后续”是《中国政局分析》,预计会在十八大召开后推出。
兰德报告 与中国的冲突 RAND Conflict With China
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Chinese. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本文由美国军方提供支持,兰德公司研究表明:随着中国的崛起,美国可能与中国在中国周边地区发生冲突,但是如果美国能保持威慑,则美中发生大规模冲突的几率不大。本文分析了美中冲突的前景、后果和威慑战略。由“译者”志愿翻译小组翻译,未经原作者审校。
مختصر الثقافة السياسية
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Price: Free! Words: 49,550. Language: Arabic. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
القصد من هذا الكتاب تزويد القارئ بمعلومات مختصرة عن مواضيع ومصطلحات سياسية تتردد كثيرا في وسائل الإعلام، بلغة سهلة دون الخوض في الجانب التاريخي لتلك المواضيع والمصطلحات، لينهل منها القارئ ثقافة سياسية تساعده على اللحاق بالركب ومعرفة ما يدور من أحداث متسارعة وسقوط حكومات وأنظمة واحدة تلو الأخرى وظهور مفاهيم ومصطلحات سياسية صاحبت تلك الأحداث والتطورات.
译者合集 2011年度精华译文 2011 Review Yizhe Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
从年初的”中国茉莉花”活动被严防死守,到年底”千呼万唤始出来”的动车事故报告,2011年是不平静的一年。在这本《2011年度精华译文》中,我们总结了“外媒看中国”的十大话题,并在每个话题下精选了三-四篇译文,集结成册。这些都是中国主流媒体无法报道的热点话题,也是我们一路走来的见证。
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra
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Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.
Hating America - A History
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Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Secrets of State
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Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Desafiando al imperio
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Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
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Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Long War for Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
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Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
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Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
All Over the Map
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Foreign policy analyst John Feffer looks at global affairs in the Obama era. This collection of more than 125 Foreign Policy In Focus columns covers war, peace, terrorism, global economics, culture, democracy, and the environment. It critically analyzes what's happening all over the map, from the financial crisis to the Arab Spring, and offers specific recommendations for Washington policymakers
The Art of Strategic Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
A Place To Grow
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Price: Free! Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Important revision 2014 coming in October. This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis to do it peacefully, but knowing the current democracy capitalism system believes itself as the only and best way of the universe, I’ll have to explore total war and destruction scenarios too.