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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice that took off only in the mid-1970s. The aim of... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.70
Hauptbeschreibung In der internationalen Politikwissenschaft ist Österreich vor allem für sein stabiles Parteiensystem und den Wahlerfolgen der FPÖ bekannt. Im Bereich der vergleichenden Wahlforschung wurde Österreich bisher aufgrund unzureichender Daten oft vernachlässigt. Das Buch >The Austrian Voter Das Buch liefert dadurch einen wertvollen Beitrag... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
European Contexts for English Republicanism offers new perspectives on early modern English republicanism through its focus on the Continental reception of and engagement with seventeenth-century English thinkers and political events. Bringing together a range of fresh and original essays by British and European scholars in the field of early modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The book reviews the history of the Council of Europe from its foundation in 1949 through the early conventions on human rights and culture to its expansion into the fields of social affairs, environment and education. It supplies necessary factual information about expansion of membership and the extension of competences through tables and date charts ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Drawing on recent trends in both Atlantic and center-periphery literature, this book examines the relationship between the English crown - monarch, privy council, and ancillary bodies - and its Atlantic colonies under the early Stuart monarchs, James I and Charles I, circa 1603-1642. In doing so, it engages directly with a very large body of existing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
Few events in the history of humanity rival the Industrial Revolution. Following its onset in eighteenth-century Britain, sweeping changes in agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and technology began to gain unstoppable momentum throughout Europe, North America, and eventually much of the world—with profound effects on socioeconomic and... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2009; US$ 11.65
No one would attack equality, would they? Quentin Letts just might. Not the notion of equality itself but the way it has become an industry for lobbyists, class warriors and New Labour's ageing Trots. Egalitarianism is a mania for today's policymakers and the soupy-brained halfwits we contrive to elect to public office. Appalled by free thinking,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 67.68
Hauptbeschreibung Die englische Revolution von 1640-60 hat wie keine andere Epoche der Geschichte Großbritanniens Anlaß zu weltanschaulich wie wissenschaftlich motivierten Kontroversen gegeben. Mit der Verfassungskrise begann auch die noch immer andauernde Diskussion über die Ursachen, Auswirkungen und historische Bedeutung des Konfliktes. Ob als... more...