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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 25.87
Hauptbeschreibung Keine der im Deutschen Bundestag vertretenen Parteien steht so sehr im Banne der eigenen Geschichte wie die Partei DIE LINKE und ihre Vorgängerin PDS. Keine andere hat eine so wechselhafte Geschichte, wie diese aus der SED hervorgegangene Partei. Daraus ergibt sich die Frage, wie DIE LINKE dieses Erbe verwaltet und wie sie ihre... more...
- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
Since the Enlightenment, liberal democratic governments in Europe and North America have been compelled to secure the legitimacy of their authority by constructing rational states whose rationality is based on modern forms of law. The first serious challenge to liberal democratic practices of legal legitimacy comes in Marx's early writings on Rousseau... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00
A translation of a classic 11th-century Persian text on behaviour and conduct in government, written between 1086 and 1091 by Nizam al-Mulk, who for over 30 years was Chief Minister of two successive rulers of the Seljuk, who had created an Empire which stretched from India to Egypt. 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 69.95
Focusing on portrayals of Mussolini's Italy, Hitler's Germany, and Stalin's Russia in U.S. films, magazine and newspaper articles, books, plays, speeches, and other texts, Benjamin Alpers traces changing American understandings of dictatorship from the late 1920s through the early years of the Cold War. During the early 1930s, most Americans' conception... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 120.00
Dictators and Dictatorships is a qualitative enquiry into the politics of authoritarian regimes. It argues that political outcomes in dictatorships are largely a product of leader-elite relations. Differences in the internal structure of dictatorships affect the dynamics of this relationship. This book shows how dictatorships differ from one another... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 26.00
This book brings together the work of historians and political theorists to examine the complex relationship among nineteenth-century democracy, nationalism, and authoritarianism. Political thinkers were faced with a battery of new terms - 'Bonapartism', 'Caesarism', and 'Imperialism' among them - with which to make sense of their era. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.09
Hauptbeschreibung 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-... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 13.95
Twenty-one years ago, at a friend’s request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from one activist to another, traveling from country to country across the globe: from Iran to Venezuelawhere both countries consider... more...
- Profile 2011; US$ 0.99
From Democracy to Dictatorship was a small pamphlet, printed and distributed by Dr Gene Sharp and is based on his study, over a period of forty years, on non-violent methods of demonstration. Now in its fourth edition, it was originally handed out by the Albert Einstein Peace Institution, and although never actively promoted, to date it has been translated... more...