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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 18.99
A riveting history of the daring politicians who challenged the disastrous policies of the British government on the eve of World War II On May 7, 1940, the House of Commons began perhaps the most crucial debate in British parliamentary history. On its outcome hung the future of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's government and also of Britain--indeed,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 18.00
Compiled by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it will be an indispensible reference work for students and anyone interested in twentieth century history and politics. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
In this powerful work John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. On Representative Government is one of the most compelling political essays of the 19th century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Maria Sophia Quine demystifies the population policies of fascist regimes by looking at them in the wider context of how societies in general reacted to the profound economic changes brought by industrialization. Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: * provides an original, comparative treatment of European population policies * gives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This book provides the most extensive comparative survey of the state and conditions of democracy ever made. It focuses on 172 contemporary states, with historical data on the measures of democracy and on explanatory variables extending back to the 1850s. It presents a comprehensive exploration of democratization, its successes and failures, making... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1999; US$ 15.00
Famous for his delectably dry humor, Senator Bob Dole brings us the ultimate bipartisan book: some of his favorite witticisms, hilarious remarks, and wry observations of the great political figures of this century. Bob Dole's political career may not have taken him to the White House, but he did pick up some great stories along the way. In this delightful... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Toward the end of the twentieth century in places ranging from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe, the United States, South Africa, Nigeria, Iran, Japan, China, and South Asia, women and young people took to the streets to fight injustices they believed they could not confront in any other way. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Much of the world's history is the history of empires. But what has replaced the old territorial empires in world politics? This title seeks answers to such questions as: Do the United States and its allies, transnational companies, financial and media institutions, or more broadly the forces of 'globalisation', constitute a new imperial system? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 30.00
Michael Dockrill's concise study of the early years of the Cold War between the Western Powers and Soviet Union has been acclaimed as a guide to the subject. In this second edition, he and Michael Hopkins bring the story up to the events of 1991, and also expand coverage of key topics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99
This title unveils the whole history of US presidential elections, from the seamless ascent of General George Washington to the bitterly contested election of George W. Bush. Each chapter contains a brief essay describing an election and presenting "campaign highlights" that bring to life the quadrennial confrontation in all its shame and glory. more...