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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49
The 60s, A Very Peculiar History' is a nostalgic celebration of those gloriously giddy years. Filled with fascinating trivia and quirky facts about the Swinging Sixties, David Arscott uniquely explores what made the sixties so different and how the decade has influenced the world today. From a timeline of pivotal historical world events to examining... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.49
The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to Platos political philosophy. The book is directed towards an audience that approaches Plato for the first time.In Plato politics cannot be dissociated from ethics, metaphysics and epistemology. One cannot fully appreciate Platos ideal state without understanding Platos... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
History resting on a hair?s breadth ? a man dies rather than lives, an election is lost rather than won, one minister is appointed, another dismissed, a coalition is joined, or not. Enter a world of political counterfactuals, twenty-two examinations of things that never happened ? but could have. In this book a collection of distinguished commentators,... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36
This is a story spanning some of the most turbulent decades in recent world history. James Marsh was born during the first year of the Second World War and many of his infant years were spent in air-raid shelters outside his home. Bombs rained down from the German Luftwaffe as they tried to destroy the city of Southampton, which has now been James'... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 14.11
Hauptbeschreibung Freiheit heißt das Leitwort des Nationalismus wie der Demokratie. Im Namen der Freiheit begann George W. Bush den Irakkrieg und die arabische Jugend ihre Revolution.Christoph Dieckmann, vielfach preisgekrönter Autor der ZEIT, erzählt in seinem neuen Buch vom erhabensten Menschheitsgefühl - und einem vielfach missbrauchten Begriff.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 70.00
This book presents an analysis and description of the twentieth-century form of dictatorship, the ideological one-party state, largely through sixteen case-studies of notable or representative examples. Part One presents examples of the party type (the party-state regime), Part Two examples of the military type (the military-party regime) and Part... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 34.99
The twentieth century in Europe was an urban century: it was shaped by life in, and the view from, the street. Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1997; US$ 35.00
In der sowjetischen Besatzungszone traten seit 1946 Volksrichter zunehmend an die Stelle der zahlreichen Richter und Staatsanwälte, die im Zuge der Entnazifizierung aus der Justiz entfernt worden waren. Dieser Elitenaustausch bildete ein zentrales Mittel zur Transformierung des Justizwesens in der entstehenden DDR. Bisher weitgehend unbekannte Quellen... more...