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Nationalism

  • Copts and the Security Stateby Laure Guirguis

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.50

    Copts and the Security State combines political, anthropological, and social history to analyze the practices of the Egyptian state and the political acts of the Egyptian Coptic minority. Laure Guirguis considers how the state, through its subjugation of Coptic citizens, reproduces a political order based on religious identity and difference. The... more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Nationalismby Liah Greenfeld

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 24.95

    This original Introduction presents nationalism as the most important social force shaping the ways modern people live their lives. It explains the formative influence of nationalism in the public spheres of politics and the economy, as well as the most private ones of emotional wellbeing and mental illness. Along the way, it illuminates widely used... more...

  • Betrayed Allyby Christopher Arnander; Frances Wood

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 21.31

    The Great War helped China emerge from humiliation and obscurity and take its first tentative steps as a full member of the global community. In 1912 the Qing Dynasty had ended. President Yuan Shikai, who seized power in 1914, offered the British 50,000 troops to recover the German colony in Shandong but this was refused. In 1916 China sent a vast... more...

  • Right-Wing Terrorism in the 21st Centuryby Daniel Koehler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first comprehensive academic study of German right-wing terrorism since the early 1960s available in the English language. It offers a unique in-depth analysis of German violent, extremist right-wing movements, terrorist events, groups, networks and individuals. In addition, the book discusses the so-called ?National Socialist Underground?... more...

  • The New Elizabethan Ageby Irene Morra; Rob Gossedge

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    In the first half of the twentieth century, many writers and artists turned more...

  • Worth Dying Forby Tim Marshall

    Elliott & Thompson 2016; US$ 14.99

    When you see your nation?s flag fluttering in the breeze, what do you feel? For thousands of years flags have represented our hopes and dreams. We wave them. Burn them. March under their colours. And still, in the 21st century, we die for them. Flags fly at the UN, on the Arab street, from front porches in Texas. They represent the politics of high... more...

  • Development in the Third World: From Policy Failure to Policy Reformby Kempe Ronald Sr. Hope

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politicsby Mark Lilla

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    European history of the past century is full of examples of philosophers, writers, and scholars who supported or excused the worst tyrannies of the age. How was this possible? How could intellectuals whose work depends on freedom defend those who would deny it?    In profiles of six leading twentieth-century thinkers?Martin Heidegger, Carl Schmitt,... more...

  • Russian Music at Home and Abroadby Richard Taruskin

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    This new collection views Russian music through the Greek triad of ?the Good, the True, and the Beautiful? to investigate how the idea of "nation" embeds itself in the public discourse about music and other arts with results at times invigorating, at times corrupting. In our divided, post?Cold War, and now post?9/11 world, Russian music, formerly a... more...

  • The Trump Phenomenon and the Future of US Foreign Policyby Daniel Quinn Mills; Steven Rosefielde

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 20.00 US$ 18.20

    Donald Trump has called for a turnaround in the foreign policy of the United States (US). A key reason is that US foreign engagements have in recent decades proved of little benefit to the US middle and working classes. Trump's opponents have challenged him to prove that he can offer a better alternative to the foreign policy which has been pursued... more...