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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Nancy Ries A definitive history of organized crime in Russia shows how political leaders have long used gangsters to serve the state's purposes. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California book review Nancy Ries Mark Galeotti The...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 154–157.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Joshua Lustig A rising middle class in Pakistan is striving to reconcile aspirations for a modern lifestyle with a desire for a deeper embrace of Islam as a guide to everyday ethics. The New Pakistani Middle Class , by Ammara Maqsood Harvard University Press , 2017 © 2018 Current...
Current History (2011) 110 (740): 372.
Published: 01 December 2011
...William W. Finan, Jr. A new book finds the sources of Arab unrest not only in fury at corrupt regimes and stagnant economies, but also in a popular culture that scorns Islamist extremism. Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World , by Robin Wright . Simon and Schuster...