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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 44.87
In Europa und Nordamerika gilt es heute als selbstverständlich, dass das Militär der Kontrolle durch die zivile Politik unterliegt. In anderen Regionen der Welt ist das jedoch nicht unbedingt der Fall. Warum gelingt es manchen Staaten, die Kontrolle über die Streitkräfte zu institutionalisieren, und manchen nicht? Welche Rolle spielt das Militär in... more...
- De Gruyter 1986; US$ 35.00
Die Neuordnung des Pressewesens nach 1945 war eine der erfolgreichsten Maßnahmen der Alliierten zur Demokratisierung Deutschlands. Anstelle der traditionellen Blätter, deren Zahl in die Tausende ging, gründeten die Besatzungsmächte insgesamt 156 Lizenzzeitungen. Mit dieser strukturellen Zäsur ging zudem ein personeller Neuanfang einher. Besonders die... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 164.99
The Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis provides an overview of the Bengalis across the world from the earliest Chalcolithic cultures to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 750 cross-referenced dictionary entries on politicians, educators and... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Bernard Lewis looks at the new era in the Middle East. With the departure of imperial powers, the region must now, on its own, resolve the political, economic, cultural, and societal problems that prevent it from accomplishing the next stage in the advance of civilization. There is enough in the traditional culture of Islam on the one hand and the... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95 US$ 6.58
Banda Singh Bahadur appeared in Sikh history for a relatively short period (1708-1716) but, after the Sikh gurus, influenced it more significantly than any other individualBanda Singh Bahadur is among the most colourful and fascinating characters in Sikh history. From an ascetic he was transformed into Guru Gobind Singhs most trusted disciple.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 28.99
Place names tell us much about a country - its history, its landscape, its people, its aspirations, its self-image. The study of place names, toponymics, unlocks the myriad interlocking stories that are encoded in every street and landmark. In Singapore, the coexistence of various races, cultures and languages, as well as its history of... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 20.00
Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague the increasingly Han Chinese-dominated Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is as powerful as it is profound,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 62.00
Life as a Dalit looks at caste society from the point of view of the Dalits, focusing on their worldview, emotions, and critical appraisal of their own position and of the higher groups. It is a volume based on the critical perspectives provided by scholars who have turned around the more acclaimed and accepted theories of caste society privileging... more...