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1959: The Year That Inflamed the Caribbean
1959
Diederich, Bernard

Subject: Latin America, Caribbean

Certain years are pivotal in global history, and one such year was 1959, from which this book takes its title. 1959 was indeed a historic year during which, among other historic events, Fidel Castro’s guerrilla war in Cuba toppled dictator …

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Accounting and Performance Measurement: Issues in the Private and Public Sectors
Lapsley, Irvine and Falconer Mitchell, editors

Subject: Accounting

This collection, edited by Irvine Lapsley and Falconer Mitchell, comprises a broad range of chapters by a group of acknowledged accounting experts. Together they provide an investigation and analysis of these issues in both private and public sector settings. Their …

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Accounting for the Environment
Gray, Rob, Jan Bebbington, and Diane Walters (edited by Martin Houldin)

Subject: Accounting

In the last five years, accounting for the environment has taken an increasingly central role in shaping discussion within the international accounting profession. Environmental accounting is now seen as an essential element in any organization’s environmental response. This book seeks …

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Accounting Research Directory: The Database of Accounting Literature
Brown, Lawrence D., John C. Gardner and Miklos A. Vasarhelyi

Subject: Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

The third edition of the Accounting Research Directory now includes citations from a new journal, Contemporary Accounting Research. Also provided are 30 years (1963-1993) of citations from the six leading accounting journals previously covered. The new directory is significantly larger …

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Accounting’s Changing Role in Social Conflict (Critical Accounting Research)
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Lehman, Cheryl R.

Subject: Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

This work rejects the two most commonly held positions regarding the role of accounting in certain ongoing financial crises: the position of market theorists that accounting doesn’t matter and the position of theorists that support the view of “representational faithfulness.”

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Afghanistan on the Threshold of the 21st Century: Three Essays on Culture and Society
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Centlivres, Pierre and Micheline Centlivres-Demont

Subject: Middle East

Two prominent anthropologists describe their long “journey” with the Afghan people, a journey that lasted thirty years and was punctuated by the events that caused Afghanistan’s transformation from the monarchic state of Zaher Shah to Daoud’s republic, from the Communist …

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Africa: A Short History
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Collins, Robert O.

Subject: Africa, Textbook

This is a concise but sweeping account of the African past, its peoples, and their institutions. The book attempts to provide an overview of African history without getting bogged down in details and data. This approach is very useful for …

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The African Diaspora in the Mediterranean Lands of Islam
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Hunwick, John and Eve Troutt Powell, editors

Subject: Africa, Middle East, History of Slavery

For every gallon of ink that has been spilt on the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its consequences, only one very small drop has been spent on the study of the forced migration of black Africans into the Mediterranean world of …

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The African Experience in Spanish America
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Rout, Leslie, Jr.

Subject: Africa, Latin America, History of Slavery

This pioneering book, a founding text of African diaspora studies, continues to hold a prominent place in any bibliography of its field and remains the only general history on the people of African descent in the Spanish-speaking nations of …

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African Geopolitics
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Hugon, Philippe (translated by Steve Randall)

Subject: Africa, Colonial, World History

For over a thousand years, foreign powers, including the Arabs, Portuguese, Spanish, British, French, and now Chinese, interfered in African affairs to pursue economic and political gains. In a similar way, African rulers exploited this foreign presence for their own …

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