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The United States, Southeast Asia, and Historical Memory
Exposes the horrifying criminality of United States policy in Indochina during the Vietnam war.
Striking to Survive
China: Promise or Threat?
Horst J. Helle
An insightful socio-cultural analysis of the differences in Chinese and Western relationships to the public and the private spheres.
, et al.
Through detailed case studies,
unravels the potential and limitations of urban social movements on an international level.
The Doctor and the Saint
Arundhati Roy examines the persistent inequality in India through an extensive critique of Gandhi's views on race, caste and imperialism.
Drawing on numerous oral history interviews with survivors, this study of Chinese Trotskyism is exhaustive and groundbreaking.
Brilliant and insightful political analyses of key political events and movements of the second half of the twentieth century.
The End of Imagination
Brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time.
The Reproductive Bargain
An insightful analysis of gender relations’ role in the Japanese economy’s transition from unstoppable growth to inescapable stagnation.
China on Strike
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Through first person accounts, this book details the growing unrest, destabilization and strikes in factories that are gripping China.
To the Masses
The proceedings and resolutions of the third congress of the Communist International available in translation for the first time.
A critical examination of the contradictory rise to power of emerging economies Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
The Mandate of Heaven
The essential Marxist history of China under Mao.
Field Notes on Democracy
This paperback edition features a new introduction discussing the election of India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi.
After the Cataclysm
Edward S. Herman
Dissects the aftermath of the war in Southeast Asia, the refugee problem, the Vietnam/Cambodia conflict and
the Pol Pot regime.
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism
Edward S. Herman
Analyzes U.S. policy in Latin America, Asia, and Africa media and the role of the media in misreporting these policies.
With anger and compassion, Roy exposes the sordid underbelly and dark inhumanity of capitalism in India and around the globe.
Until My Freedom Has Come
A collection of authoritative essays mapping Kashmir's turbulent past, present, and possible futures.
Zinn’s compelling case against the Vietnam War
The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution
The story of how China's modern development rests on the tragically supressed struggle for true socialism.
The World Social Forum
José Corrêa Leite
The inside story of how the worldwide movement against corporate globalization has become such a force.