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  • The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in Americaby David Schultz; John R. Vile

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 299.00

    Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the 1950s. At this critical time when individual freedoms are being weighed against the need for increased security, this exhaustive three-volume set provides the most... more...

  • The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Aloneby Nino Luraghi

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 46.12

    Monarchy, that is, a political order characterized by a single ruler, is an understudied aspect of Greek politics and culture. The contributors to this e-book provide a unified scholarly framework in which to interpret the sociological as well as the ideological side of monarchic regimes from archaic Greek tyranny to Hellenistic monarchy in Greece... more...

  • Greek Federal States and Their Sanctuariesby Peter Funke; Matthias Haake

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 48.94

    <P>In ancient Greece, religion and politics were inextricably linked. This symbiosis manifests itself particularly clearly in Greek sanctuaries as locations of both cult practices and political activities. A colloquium held at Münster aimed at analysing the formative function of trans-regional sanctuaries in mainland Greece and on the Greek islands... more...

  • After Violenceby Elin Skaar; Camila Gianella Malca; Trine Eide

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    After Violence : Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy  examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example, will... more...

  • Protagorasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Protagoras is a dialogue of Plato. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar... more...

  • The Republicby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book and chapter. ******************. The Republic (Latin: Res Publica, meaning "public business" or literally "public thing") is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 360 BC. It is one... more...

  • Statesmanby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. . ******************. The Statesman, or Politikos in Greek and Politicus in Latin, is a four part dialogue contained within the work of Plato. The text is a dialogue between Socrates and his student Theodorus, another student named Socrates (referred to as Young Socrates),... more...

  • Liberal Thought in the Eastern Mediterraneanby Christoph Schumann

    BRILL 2008; US$ 152.00

    This volume analyzes liberal thought in the Eastern Mediterranean since the late nineteenth century, highlighting its long-term and ongoing influence, and challenging the conventional wisdom that liberalism has no legitimate place in the region's intellectual discourse. By investigating the activities of diverse institutions, media, and personalities,... more...

  • Fundamental Human Rights: What, Why & Whereby Madhusudan Pandit

    Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2009; US$ 40.00

    National Human Rights Commissiony known as Natural rights', fundamental rights' etc. have been in vogue since olden times. The issue come to limelight only after when its violation became frequent to worst magnitude. As a significant salient feature, fundamental rights cannot be taken away by any Legislature or any act of government.Amidst... more...

  • The Trade-Off between Civil Liberties and Security in the United States and Germany after 9/11/01by Cora Zeugmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.06

    Der 11. September 2001 hat die Welt verändert. Sowohl in den USA als auch in Deutschland haben die Terroranschläge die Menschen nachhaltig in Angst versetzt. Anhand einer Untersuchung von Meinungsumfragen wird gezeigt, dass dies die Bereitschaft der Bevölkerung, Einschränkungen von bürgerlichen Freiheiten zugunsten gesteigerter Sicherheitsbedingungen... more...