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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$ 149.95
What is One Nation politics? What has it been, and what should be it be today? Since Ed Miliband?s speech at the 2012 Labour Party Conference these questions have been much asked, but not so often clearly answered. Outlining the historical context, and offering suggestions for contemporary thinkers, this comprehensive overview shows how all three... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanism takes stock of developments in the scholarship of seventeenth-century English republicanism by looking at the movements and schools of thought that have shaped the field over the decades: the linguistic turn, the cultural turn and the religious turn. While scholars of seventeenth-century republicanism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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 the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
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. Looking both at political ideas and at the people that shaped them, the collection examines English republican thought... 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$ 100.00
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$ 30.00
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 cultural... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99
Kunst der Politik ? so nannten die ersten politischen Denker jene Fähigkeiten, die für die Ausübung einer politischen Tätigkeit vonnöten wären. Platon und Aristoteles glaubten, dass diese Kunst aus einer Reihe von Tugenden (heute würden wir von ?Fähigkeiten? oder ?Kompetenzen? sprechen) besteht, die prinzipiell jedem Staatsbürger (heute würden wir... more...