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This week we are featuring Extraordinary Justice: Law, Politics, and the Khmer Rouge Tribunals, by Craig Etcheson. Enter our drawings for your chance to win a copy of the book!

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“Language seems to be a miracle; even our closest relatives, the great apes, lack any capacity for the grammatical structures that make human language unique. Herbert Terrace goes further and shows that chimpanzees can’t even learn words. With characteristic clarity, he gives a convincing account of language evolution in Darwinian terms, without appeal to miracles.
“In this absorbing, persuasively argued book, Craig Etcheson draws on over thirty years of involvement with Cambodia and on his prolonged association with the so-called Khmer Rouge Tribunal, giving his readers a clear idea of what happened at the Tribunal and the daunting challenges it faced.” ~ David Chandler, author of A History of Cambodia, 4th
Our weekly list of new books is now available! Transcript-Verlag From the Image series Border Wall Aesthetics Artworks in Border Spaces Elisa Ganivet Is there a deeper significance in the artistic encounter with border walls? Elisa Ganivet revisits the history of border wall aesthetics and compares more recent border-related works by artists including Joseph Beuys,
“Extraordinary Justice is hands down the final verdict on the UN’s controversial ‘mixed tribunal.’ . . . Simply put, nobody knows more about the Khmer Rouge war crimes trials than Etcheson. This is a remarkable, three-dimensional study of the legally simple but politically complex proceedings that took longer to try five defendants than it did for
Our weekly list of new books is now available! From the Columbia Studies in International and Global History series Peace on Our Terms The Global Battle for Women’s Rights After the First World War Mona L. Siegel Peace on Our Terms is the first book to demonstrate the centrality of women’s activism to the Paris