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vol. 7, issue 6 - March, 2014
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vol. 6, issue 6 - March, 2013
This detail from an early-20th-century image over the entrance to an arms factory in Belgium depicts a European arms manufacturer selling a gun to a darker-skinned purchaser in an exotic setting.
vol. 6, issue 3 - December, 2012
Planned Parenthood supporters demonstrate in Columbus, Ohio, 2012.
vol. 6, issue 2 - November, 2012
In 2007, Russia planted a titanium flag in the chilly arctic depths at the North Pole.
vol. 5, issue 11 - August, 2012
In the late 19th century, humanitarian intervention was a popular idea among U.S. citizens. In this detail from a political cartoon, a caring woman whose garment reads "liberty" symbolizes this impulse.
vol. 5, issue 9 - June, 2012
The statue of Saddam Hussein topples in Baghdad's Firdos Square on April 9, 2003.
vol. 5, issue 7 - April, 2012
In the last fifty years, global agricultural practices have favored growing ever fewer varieties of high-yielding crops, leading to fears that the loss of genetic diversity in food leaves the growing human population exposed to risks of food shortages from disease, pests, and climate change.
vol. 5, issue 4 - January, 2012
Soldiers patrol the boundary between Eritrea and Ethiopia after two years of fighting in 2000.
vol. 5, issue 1 - October, 2011
A U.S. Coast Guard sailor stands guard over more than 40,000 pounds of Latin American cocaine seized in 2007 and valued at around $500 million.
vol. 4, issue 12 - September, 2011
A projection of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looms over author Micah Sifry (left) and activist Daniel Ellsberg during a video conference in June 2010.
vol. 4, issue 10 - July, 2011
President Jimmy Carter offers a toast to Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi, calling Iran 'an island of stability in one of the more troubled areas of the world.'
vol. 4, issue 8 - May, 2011
A 1900 poster shows President William McKinley campaigning for the maintenance of a gold standard for the dollar, which he said gave Americans prosperity and prestige.
vol. 4, issue 6 - March, 2011
Haiti's National Palace, the president's official residence, stands in ruins following the January 12, 2010 earthquake.
vol. 4, issue 5 - February, 2011
Soccer fans, painted in the colors of South Africa's flag, celebrate the coming of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to South Africa.
vol. 3, issue 10 - July, 2010
A collection of packaged food items.
vol. 3, issue 6 - March, 2010
A U.S. Tank in Karbala, Iraq, May 2004. The American experiences in Afghanistan and especially Iraq over the past eight years have forced the U.S. military to rethink how it approaches counterinsurgent warfare. After some successes in Iraq, will the new counterinsurgency doctrine also work in Afghanistan?
vol. 3, issue 1 - October, 2009
The National Bank of Slovakia, with an image of the 1 Euro Coin posted on the building. Despite their shared history, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have taken considerably different approaches to participation in the EU, redefining what it means to be European in the process.
vol. 2, issue 11 - August, 2009
A marooned boat on what used to be the shore of the shrinking Aral Sea. After their 1991 independence, there was a guarded optimism surrounding the five countries of Central Asia. Today, despite the region's strategic and petroleum importance, the future of these new states appears beached by struggling economies, corruption, authoritarian politics, and the global drug trade.
vol. 2, issue 10 - July, 2009
British PM Tony Blair and U.S. President George W. Bush meet in November 2004.
vol. 2, issue 4 - January, 2009
This young girl is a refugee from South Ossetia.
vol. 2, issue 2 - November, 2008
The Winter Olympic Torch at Salt Lake City, 2002.
vol. 1, issue 11 - August, 2008
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John Keay Midnight's Descendants a history of south asia since partition
March, 2014
Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA book cover.
December, 2013
Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750 (New York: Basic Books, 2012)
September, 2012
Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World (New York: Basic Books, 2011)
August, 2011
The End of the West: The Once and Future Europe (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.)
July, 2011
The Gold Standard at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: Rising Powers, Global Money, and the Age of Empire (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010)
March, 2011
June, 2010
A Swindler's Progress: Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty (Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2010)
April, 2010
Where Have All the Soldiers Gone: The Transformation of Modern Europe book cover.
December, 2009
Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present book review.
August, 2009
Alexander the Great: A Life in Legend book cover.
November, 2008
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After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade Since 1807 book cover.
July, 2008
The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Ages of Columbus book cover.
June, 2008
A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (The New Cold War History) (2007, University of North Carolina Press)
December, 2007
Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?: Missionaries, Journalists, Explorers, and Empire (Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2007)
November, 2007
Ho Chi Minh: A Biography (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
July, 2007
The Sack of Panama: Captain Morgan and The Battle for the Caribbean book cover.
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