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This comparative study of two republics examines the conditions that determine regime survival in less developed countries. The author looks at the functioning of political lites and the strategies employed, such as ethnic mobilization, patronage...

The Costs of Regime Survival: Racial Mobilization, Elite Domination and Control of the State in Guyana and Trinidad (American Sociological Association Rose Monographs)

David Haward Bain is the author of four previous works of nonfiction, including Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. His articles and essays have appeared in Smithsonian, American Heritage...

Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea

Thailand is often called the "Land of Smiles," a nickname which sounds at once pleasant and mysterious. It is said that the Thais have a smile for every emotion, and with so many nuances of smiling, the smile often hides more than it reveals. Insi...

Inside Thai Society: Religion, Everyday Life, Change

"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history. " -Los Angeles Times. With a fantastic body of work that includes In the Heart of the Sea and Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower, Nathani...

The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Feeling initially aimless and out of place in rural Nepal where she accompanied her anthropologist husband for a year of fieldwork, Katharine Bjork Guneratne turned to writing to make sense of her sojourn in the shadow of the Himalaya. The resulti...

In the Circle of the Dance: Notes of an Outsider in Nepal

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scann...

De Slavernij in Suriname; Of, Dezelfde Gruwelen Der Slavernij: Die in De "Negerhut" Geschetst Zijn, Bestaan Ook in Onze West-Indische Koloniën! (Dutch Edition)

Best-selling author Gerrie Lim is back with Invisible Trade II, the surprising sequel to his earlier book, Invisible Trade: High-Class Sex for Sale in Singapore. An incisive expose of the hidden upscale escort industry in Singapore, this fascinati...

Invisible Trade II

Author Naomi Litvin recreates her parents' incredible love story in the powerful memoir, We Never Lost Hope. Litvin, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and an American Jewish GI who landed at Normandy, lets her family members reveal the stories ...

We Never Lost Hope: A Holocaust Memoir and Love Story

The Soviet state is giving a great deal of unselfish aid to the. emerging countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America for the development. of their national armed forces. One form of this aid is the training of. officer personnel for the armies o...

The Creation of a Marxist-Leninist Outlook Among the Students of Developing Countries Studying at Soviet Military Educational Institutions

This book explores the political transitions and revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. In January 2011, Tunisia's President Ben Ali fled the country for Saudi Arabia following weeks of mounting anti-government protests. Tunisia's mass popular uprising...

Tunisia and Egypt: Unrest and Revolution

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