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Cobalt

Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower

The world is desperate for cobalt. It drives the proliferation of digital and clean technologies. But this “demon metal” has a horrific present and a troubled history. The modern … 336 View

Oil and World Politics

The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more

This book identifies the underlying role played by the oil and gas resource and the oil industry in international affairs, with a focus on recent conflict zones. It discusses military … 280 View

Patriots, Traitors and Empires

The Story of Korea's Struggle for Freedom

“In the night of our ignorance, North Korea confirms all stereotypes.”—Bruce Cumings Patriots, Traitors and Empires is an account of modern Korean history, written from the … 272 View
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Postcards from Congo

A Graphic History

The Democratic Republic of Congo, the second-largest country in Africa by area, has a fractured and bloody history, variously undone by decades of colonialism, civil war, corruption, and … 176 View

Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

From Tragedy to Useful Imperial Fiction

“… essential reading.” Edward S. Herman An accepted narrative holds that horrible Rwandan Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly a million Tutsis after a … 276 View
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The Mantle of Struggle

A Biography of Black Revolutionary Rosie Douglas

Rosie Douglas, former prime minister of Dominica, had a life unlike any other modern politician. After leaving home to study agriculture in Canada, he became a member of the young Conservatives, … 360 View

Washington’s Long War on Syria

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The … 280 View
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Foreword

From: Postcards from Congo

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Foreword by Dr. Didier Gondola, professor of African History at John Hopkins University. 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

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In the introduction, Robert Philpot reflects on the upcoming twentieth anniversary of the shooting down of the Rwandan president’s plane which triggered war, destruction, and massacres in … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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One Country—Two States

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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The introduction, One Country-Two States explains how as a nation, Korea has existed for over a thousand years within clearly delineated and recognized borders; however, Korean have had the great … 9 $0.90 Add
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Part One

From: The Mantle of Struggle

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Part one explores Britain’s colonization of the Island of Dominica, provides historical background of Rosie Douglas’ ancestors, and describes the nature of his upbringing. Part one … 24 $2.40 Add
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Petroleum and Geopolitics

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses petroleum, the most valuable commodity in world trade, and its ties to politics and power. Introduces the links between governments and oil corporations, the history of petrodollars in … 30 $3.00 Add
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Preface: The Demon Metal

From: Cobalt

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In the Preface author Charlie Angus provides a brief history of cobalt and its importance to digital technology, clean energy, and electric vehicles. He also discusses the darker side of cobalt … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction: The Cradle

From: Cobalt

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The Introduction provides a brief history of Cobalt, Ontario and its legacy on the Canadian mining industry worldwide. 8 $0.80 Add
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Invasion? What Invasion?

From: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

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In Chapter 1, Philpot challenges the notion that the Rwandan Patriotic Front under its leadership of the current Rwandan President Paul Kagame– who, along with many fellow officers was … 22 $2.20 Add