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Political oppression & persecution books

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Never Remember Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia by Masha Gessen, Misha Friedman Never Remember Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia
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Masha Gessen is a prominent, bestselling American and Russian journalist and author and one of the most outspoken critics of Putin. With this book, she travels to the far reaches of Siberia to discover what remains of the Gulags, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2018

There Are No Dead Here A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia by Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno There Are No Dead Here A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia

The bloody story of the rise of paramilitaries in Colombia, told through three characters--a fearless activist, a dogged journalist, and a relentless investigator--whose lives intersected in the midst of unspeakable terror.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2018

Flying Tigers Over Cambodia An American Pilot's Memoir of the 1975 Phnom Penh Airlift by Larry Partridge Flying Tigers Over Cambodia An American Pilot's Memoir of the 1975 Phnom Penh Airlift

This is the memoir of Larry Partridge who flew 52 missions into Phnom Penh, delivering rice and other supplies in hostile conditions to Cambodians surrounded by the Khmer Rouge forces in 1975.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Memory of the Argentina Disappearances The Political History of Nunca Mas by Emilio (National Council of Scientific Research, Argentina) Crenzel The Memory of the Argentina Disappearances The Political History of Nunca Mas
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Memory of the Argentina Disappearances examines the history of the production, public circulation, and the interpretations and reinterpretations of the Nunca Mas report issued by Argentina's National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (CONADEP). It was established in 1983 by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2018

In the heart of the whore The story of apartheid's death squads by Jacques Pauw In the heart of the whore The story of apartheid's death squads


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia The Case of Papua by Budi (University of Indonesia) Hernawan Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia The Case of Papua

State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

East Asia's Other Miracle Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities by Alex J. (Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Pro Bellamy East Asia's Other Miracle Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Mass atrocities were once a common occurrence in East Asia. Yet, over the past three decades, mass atrocities have declined in East Asia to the point of near elimination. This book explains how and why.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Macabresque Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making by Edward (Edward S. Diggs Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech) Weisband The Macabresque Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making
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Studies of genocide and mass atrocity most often focus on their causes and consequences, their aims and effects, and the number of people killed. But the question remains, if the main goal is death, then why is torture necessary? This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Complex Political Victims by Erica Bouris Complex Political Victims

Talks about major events like South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Holocaust, and the war in Bosnia to take into account the complex victim . This book calls for a more effective and encompassing support of all types of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

The Condor Years How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents by John Dinges The Condor Years How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2018

Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia by Michael R. J. Vatikiotis Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2018

Other books in this genre

Competing Memories Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru by Rebekka (King's College London) Friedman Competing Memories Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru

A rigourous analysis of context in transitional justice, examining the successes and failures of truth and reconciliation commissions in post-conflict settings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia by Michael R. J. Vatikiotis Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia by Michael R. J. Vatikiotis Blood and Silk Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia

A powerful examination of the conflicts in Southeast Asia that risk destabilising its remarkable development.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Inside Apartheid's prison by Raymond Suttner Inside Apartheid's prison

This important book, now with a completely new afterword is available again. First published in 2001, the book was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Alan Paton award in 2002.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag by Golfo Alexopoulos Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

A new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Stolen Girls Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer, Andy Spyra Stolen Girls Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2017

They Can't Kill Us All The Story of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery They Can't Kill Us All The Story of Black Lives Matter

**Winner of the Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose** 'A devastating front-line account of the police killings and the young activism that sparked one of the most significant racial justice movements since the 1960s: Black Lives Matter ... Lowery more...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017

Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and S - 2016/2: Violence in the Post-Soviet Space by Julie Fedor Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and S - 2016/2: Violence in the Post-Soviet Space

This special issue deals with the phenomenon of violence in the post-Soviet space. The central preoccupation is to examine both political and legal discourses and practices of internal and external violence, broadly conceived, in this space. Simultaneously the special issue...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2016

Abolitions as a Global Experience by Hideaki Suzuki Abolitions as a Global Experience

The abolition of slavery and similar institutions of servitude was an important global experience of the nineteenth century. Considering how tightly bonded into each local society and economy were these institutions, why and how did people decide to abolish them?...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/02/2016

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