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- The Floating Press 1913; US$ 7.95
In America, in 1770, a well-defined aristocracy held control. As an effect of the Industrial Revolution upon industry and commerce, the Revolutionary War occurred, the colonial aristocracy misjudged the environment, adhered to Great Britain, were exiled, lost their property, and perished. Immediately after the American Revolution and also as a part... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 18.39
Keine andere Entwicklung hat die politische Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts tiefgreifender geprägt als die Krise des Liberalismus und der damit korrespondierende Aufstieg von Diktaturen in der ersten Jahrhunderthälfte. Der vergleichenden Diktaturforschung kommt somit zentrale Bedeutung zur Analyse dieser Prozesse in der Geschichts- und Politikwissenschaft... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
This book analyzes Islam as a form of 'travelling theory' in the context of contemporary global transformations such as diasporic communities, transnational social movements, global cities and information technologies. Peter Mandaville examines how 'globalization' is manifested as lived experience through a discussion of debates over the meaning of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
The Power of Sovereignty explores the religio-political and philosophical concepts of Sayyid Qutb, one of the most influential political thinkers for contemporary Islamists and who has greatly influenced the likes of Osama Bin Laden. Executed by the Egyptian state in 1966, his books continue to be read and his theory of jahiliyya ?ignorance? is... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 64.00
The analysis focuses on the low esteem for politicians, their vulnerability, the concept of associated-rivals, the nexus-judges-journalists and the civil death of politicians under judicial investigations. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
Since the revolution of 1978-79, the Islamic regime has justified its rule on the basis of the doctrine of "righteous jurist". The author of this study shows this concept to have no parallel in Sunni Islam and seeks its origins in the Sunni/Shi'ite schism following the death of the Prophet. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 78.00
As long as there have been formal governments, there has been political contention. Where political studies tend to focus on either those who rule or those who are ruled, the essays in this volume call our attention to the interaction between these forces at the very heart of contentious politics. more...