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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This study reassesses the policies of the founder of the Tudor dynasty and shows how Henry worked within existing traditions rather than breaking with the past. Every facet of the reign is considered including the nature of government - both at central and local level, financial policy, relations with the Church, foreign policy, economic affairs and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Outlining the historical context, and offering suggestions for contemporary thinkers, this comprehensive overview shows how all three major UK political parties have made a significant contribution to the One Nation agenda over the past century and a half. Re-asserting the One Nation tradition inherent in interventionist liberals like Keynes and Lloyd... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanism takes stock of developments in the scholarship of seventeenth-century English republicanism by looking at the movements that have shaped the field over the decades: the linguistic turn, the cultural turn and the religious turn. The contributors to this volume have brought these approaches together... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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$ 26.30
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? versucht diese Lücke zu schließen und zugleich ein besseres Verständnis... 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$ 54.95
The book provides a succinct and much needed introduction to the Council of Europe from its foundation through the early conventions on human rights and culture to its expansion into the fields of social affairs, environment and education. Founded in 1949 within a month of NATO, the Council of Europe was the hub of political debate about integrating... 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...