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Review – The Making of Global International Relations

Review – The Making of Global International Relations

This book demonstrates an encyclopedic knowledge of International Relations, however incorporating disability studies could stimulate Acharya and Buzan to self-reflect.

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Review – Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

This cohesive edited volume brings together a broad range of research on gender within the foreign service, peacemaking, and international negotiation.

Review – The Value of Everything

Review – The Value of Everything

With an eclectic view on the economy, Mazzucato constructs a complex configuration of value creation beyond the tangible.

Review – Decolonising the University

Review – Decolonising the University

This book presents a broad account of the discussions around the call to decolonise the university, providing a useful introduction to students, activists and academics.

Review – The History of Philosophy

Review – The History of Philosophy

This engaging book offers a genuinely diverse overview of the history of philosophy, presenting European, Indian, Chinese and Arabic-Persian philosophical systems.

Review – Reading the Postwar Future: Textual Turning Points from 1944

Review – Reading the Postwar Future: Textual Turning Points from 1944

This edited volume is a project of intellectual history, exploring how key texts from 1944 reflected on and helped shape a different world order.

Review – Russia Abroad

Review – Russia Abroad

A meaningful contribution to regionalism studies that reveals the overlooked patterns of the marginal “subordinate” states’ agency in relation to the great powers.

Review – Stamped from the Beginning

Review – Stamped from the Beginning

Ibram X. Kendi’s book is a thought-provoking account of America’s racial history and its impact on people of colour, providing a theorization of global anti-blackness.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Review – The Age of Illusions

Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump’s election.

Review – Revolutionary Brothers

Review – Revolutionary Brothers

Tom Chaffin’s book explores the friendship between Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette and the revolutionary alliance that followed.

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