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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 26 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book At War With War: 5000 Years of Conquests, Invasions, and Terrorist Attacks, Illustrated by Seymour Chwast
    At War With War: 5000 Years of Conquests, Invasions, and Terrorist Attacks, Illustrated - by Seymour Chwast

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609807795 | ISBN 10: 1609807790

    Introduction by Victor Navasky.   At War with War visualizes humanity's 5,000-year-long state of conflict, chaos, and violence on a continuous timeline. Seventy pages of stark black-and-white pen-and-ink drawings and woodcuts illustrate histor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kobane Calling: Greetings from Northern Syria by Zerocalcare
    Kobane Calling: Greetings from Northern Syria - by Zerocalcare

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781941302491 | ISBN 10: 1941302491

    Resistance is a force to be reckoned with ...   The autobiographical memoir of a young Italian humor cartoonist who volunteers to support and observe the Kurdish resistance in Syria as a journalist and aid worker. He winds up in Ayn al-Arab, a maj ... more

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  • Cover image of book Draw Your Weapons by Sarah Sentilles
    Draw Your Weapons - by Sarah Sentilles

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911231141 | ISBN 10: 1911231146

    ‘How to live in the face of so much suffering? What difference can one person make in this beautiful, imperfect, and imperilled world?’   In Draw Your Weapons, Sarah Sentilles offers an impassioned defence of life lived by peace and princi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaza: An Artist
    Gaza: An Artist's Response - by Peter Rhoades

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911072058 | ISBN 10: 1911072056

    The book reproduces a set of drawings by English artist, Peter Rhoades with a foreword by Professor Avi Shlaim. The drawings were made as a response to media coverage of the Israeli attack on Gaza "Operation Cast Lead" in 2008-9. Rhoades was app ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Red Shoe by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi
    One Red Shoe - by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780987109965 | ISBN 10: 0987109960

    Youre about to go to a place where thousands, even millions, of kids live every day. Youre about to enter a war zone. Theres been an attack. Grabbing his camera, a newspaper photographer rushes to the nearest clinic. What he finds there will ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charley
    Charley's War: A Boy Soldier in the Great War - by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781169148 | ISBN 10: 1781169144

    From renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills (Marshal Law, Requiem, Vampire Knight, Sline) and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun (Johnny Red) comes a truly classic piece of British comics history, by turns thrilling, humorous and horrifying. Often heralded ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1914: Goodbye to All That - Writers on the Conflict Between Life and Art by Lavinia Greenlaw (Editor)
    1914: Goodbye to All That - Writers on the Conflict Between Life and Art - by Lavinia Greenlaw (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782271185 | ISBN 10: 178227118x

    In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary lives. 1914: Goodbye to All That borrows its title from Robert Graves's "bitter leave-taking of England" in which ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great War (Fold-Out Panorama) by Joe Sacco
    The Great War (Fold-Out Panorama) - by Joe Sacco

    £20.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780224097710 | ISBN 10: 0224097717

    From the heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman (The Economist) comes a monumental, wordless panorama capturing the horror of World War I.  THE GREAT WAR: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme AN ILLUSTRATED PANORAMA - WITH ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Abolition of War by Krzysztof Wodiczko
    The Abolition of War - by Krzysztof Wodiczko

    £14.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907317668 | ISBN 10: 190731766x

    Internationally renowned artist, Krzysztof Wodiczko presents here an ambitious cultural project for the abolition of war.   Krzysztof Wodiczko is well-known for his large-scale, slide and video projections on architectural facades an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Only House Left Standing: The Journals of Tom Hurndall by Tom Hurndall, with text by Robert Fisk
    The Only House Left Standing: The Journals of Tom Hurndall - by Tom Hurndall, with text by Robert Fisk

    £24.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781904563518 | ISBN 10: 1904563511

    The unfolding events in the run up to the Iraq war had given Tom Hurndall, a 21-year-old British photojournalist, an increased curiosity and desire to journey to the Middle East.   In February 2003, initially as an observer alongside the Huma ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 by Ariella Azoulay
    From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 - by Ariella Azoulay

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331690 | ISBN 10: 0745331696

    In this carefully curated and beautifully presented photobook, Ariella Azoulay offers a new perspective on four crucial years in the history of Palestine/Israel.   The book reconstructs the processes by which the Palestinian majority in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stop the War: A Graphic History by Marie Gollentz
    Stop the War: A Graphic History - by Marie Gollentz

    £20.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781903427590 | ISBN 10: 1903427592

    Stop the War: A Graphic History celebrates in photographs 10 years of the Stop the War movement, the demonstrations and events that captured the imagination of a generation, creating Britain's biggest ever mass movement.   Posters and graphic ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Toxic Genre: The Iraq War Films by Martin Barker
    A Toxic Genre: The Iraq War Films - by Martin Barker

    £26.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331294 | ISBN 10: 0745331297

    Over the last five years, a cycle of films has emerged addressing the ongoing Iraq conflict. Some became well-known and one of them, The Hurt Locker, won a string of Oscars. But many others disappeared into obscurity. What is it about these films tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charley
    Charley's War: The Great Mutiny - by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun

    £14.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848567412 | ISBN 10: 1848567413

    Renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills (Marshal Law) and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun (Johnny Red) continue the thrilling, humorous and horrifying story of World War One soldier Charley Bourne.   In September 1917, Charley is caught up in the m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death
    Death's Door: Ignorance Likes Company - by Written and illustrated by Jag Lall

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905108787 | ISBN 10: 1905108788

    Based upon the fears of society comes a hard hitting story of how ignorance and perceptions can destroy lives in a world which desperately yearns for peace.  Officially supported by the United Nations Association of Canada. "I think ever ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi
    Arab in America - by Toufic El Rassi

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780867196733 | ISBN 10: 0867196734

    In this autobiography-meets-graphic-novel, Beirut-born lecturer and writer Toufic El Rassi illustrates the daily prejudice and discrimination experienced by Muslims and Arabs in modern American society.  Drawing from his personal history, Tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi
    Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return - by Marjane Satrapi

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099523994 | ISBN 10: 009952399x

    Wise, often funny, sometimes heartbreaking, Persepolis: The Story of Childhood tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world
    Street Art and the War on Terror: How the world's best graffiti artists said no to the Iraq war - by Xavier A. Tapies

    £24.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955339882 | ISBN 10: 095533988x

    When Bush and Blair ignored opposition from their electorates, and the UN, and launched the War on Iraq, they wrapped it up as a "War on Terror" in an attempt to conflate the attacks on the World Trade Centre in NYC and Saddam Hussein's non-existent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angola: Journey Through Change by Sean Sutton, Heather Mills and Tim Page
    Angola: Journey Through Change - by Sean Sutton, Heather Mills and Tim Page

    £19.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904587439 | ISBN 10: 1904587437

    For more than forty years Angola has faced conflict. From 1961-1975, there was the struggle for independence from Portuguese rule. This was followed by a period of civil war which, in one form or another, extended until 2001, when the UNITA leader Jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barefoot Gen - Vol. 2: The Day After by Keiji Nakazawa
    Barefoot Gen - Vol. 2: The Day After - by Keiji Nakazawa

    £13.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780867196191 | ISBN 10: 086719619x

    Cartoonist Keiji Nakazawa was seven years old and living in Hiroshima in the early days of August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the U.S.A.  Starting a few months before that event, the ten-volume saga shows life i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon by Gijs van Hensbergen
    Guernica: Biography of a Twentieth Century Icon - by Gijs van Hensbergen

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747568735 | ISBN 10: 0747568731

    Of all the great paintings in the world, Picasso's Guernica has had a more direct impact on our consciousness than perhaps any other. This absorbing and revealing book tells the story of this masterpiece, from its origin in the destruction of the Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo by Joe Sacco
    The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224073820 | ISBN 10: 0224073826

    In The Fixer Joe Sacco returns to Bosnia, the setting for his first masterpiece, Safe Area Gorazde. In 2001 he went back to Sarajevo to meet up with his old 'fixer', an army veteran called Neven who, for the right price, could arrange anything for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224069823 | ISBN 10: 0224069829

    In late 1991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States, he started writing and drawing Palesti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
    The Complete Maus - by Art Spiegelman

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141014081 | ISBN 10: 0141014083

    Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reporting the World: John Pilger
    Reporting the World: John Pilger's Great Eyewitness Photographs - by John Pilger

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781901785098 | ISBN 10: 1901785092

    Reporting the World brings together some of the best photo-journalism from the 1960s to the present day. In this personal selection, Pilger has chosen works from troublespots and political events from around the world and supported them with an in-de ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs
    When the Wind Blows - by Raymond Briggs

    £8.99   paperback   (1986) - ISBN 13: 9780140094190 | ISBN 10: 0140094199

    Raymond Briggs's comic cartoon book depicts the effects of a nuclear attack on an elderly couple, in his usual touching, yet macabre way. ... more

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