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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions. The contributors to this volume examine the legitimacy of these comparisons by exploring whether or not all modern revolutions follow a pattern or script. Traditionally, historians have studied revolutions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The 14 essays in this volume look at both the theory and practice of monarchical governments from the Thirty Years War up until the time of the French Revolution. Contributors aim to unravel the constructs of ?absolutism? and ?monarchism?, examining how the power and authority of monarchs was defined through contemporary politics and philosophy. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
This book aims to describe and evaluate the idea of democracy. Rinderle examines the historical origins of democracy, its normative foundations and political mechanisms, and presents contemporary challenges and possible contexts of application. Through clear terminology and specific examples, the author seeks to allow a broad range of readers to reach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance. Focusing on Indonesia, Thailand and Korea, this book... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book explores the question of the extent to which Democratic Peace can provide a solution for conflict and constitute a guide to peaceful co-existence and dispute settlement in today?s world and whether a concert of powers or security communities pose alternatives. The significance of international organizations and gender equality are also... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 25.00 US$ 15.00
The political history of the twentieth century can be viewed as the history of democracy’s struggle against its external enemies: fascism and communism. This struggle ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet regime. Some people think that democracy now faces new enemies: Islamic fundamentalism, religious extremism... more...
- Trine Day 2015; US$ 14.99
Drugs as Weapons Against Us meticulously details how a group of opium-trafficking families came to form an American oligarchy and eventually achieved global dominance. This oligarchy helped fund the Nazi regime and then saved thousands of Nazis to work with the Central Intelligence Agency. CIA operations such as MK-Ultra pushed LSD and other drugs... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Global Democratic Theory is the first comprehensive introduction to the changing contours of democracy in today’s hyperconnected world. Accessibly written for readers new to the topic, it considers the impact of globalization and global forms of governance and activism on democratic politics and examines how democratic theory has responded... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
A standard work in a revised edition: Matthias Schnettger and Heinz Duckhardt have fully updated this highly praised textbook on the Enlightenment and the Baroque period. Their overview considers the latest perspectives in research, and the bibliography has been supplemented with key works published since the last edition. The volume is... more...
- Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
THE TRUE STORY OF HOW ONE MAN OVERCAME HIS DEMONS AND UNLEASHED HIS CREATIVITY -- IN A FASCIST JAIL It's 1972. William is a creative boy in a dead-end job, his dream of becoming an artist fading fast. So when his best friend hatches a plan to fund a year's painting in Morocco, William leaps at the chance. The only problem is, first he has to get through... more...