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  • The Theory of Social Revolutionsby Brooks Adams

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 7.95

    In America, in 1770, a well-defined aristocracy held control. As an effect of the Industrial Revolution upon industry and commerce, the Revolutionary War occurred, the colonial aristocracy misjudged the environment, adhered to Great Britain, were exiled, lost their property, and perished. Immediately after the American Revolution and also as a part... more...

  • Diktaturen im Vergleichby Detlef Schmiechen-Ackermann; Arnd Bauerkämper; Edgar Wolfrum; Peter Steinbach

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 183.11

    Keine andere Entwicklung hat die politische Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts tiefgreifender geprägt als die Krise des Liberalismus und der damit korrespondierende Aufstieg von Diktaturen in der ersten Jahrhunderthälfte. Der vergleichenden Diktaturforschung kommt somit zentrale Bedeutung zur Analyse dieser Prozesse in der Geschichts- und Politikwissenschaft... more...

  • Helpless Imperialistsby Maurus Reinkowski; Gregor Thum

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 35.95

    Das Zeitalter des Hochimperialismus (1850?1950) wurde bisher als Zeitraum unangefochtener ökonomischer, technologischer und militärischer Überlegenheit der europäischen Kolonialmächte gesehen. »Helpless Imperialists« beleuchtet den bisher in der Forschung kaum beachteten Aspekt imperialer Frustration und geht dem Zusammenhang zwischen dem Scheitern... more...

  • "Vorwärts und nicht vergessen"?by Christian Lannert

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Keine der im Deutschen Bundestag vertretenen Parteien steht so sehr im Banne der eigenen Geschichte wie die Partei DIE LINKE und ihre Vorgängerin PDS. Keine andere hat eine so wechselhafte Geschichte, wie diese aus der SED hervorgegangene Partei. Daraus ergibt sich die Frage, wie DIE LINKE dieses Erbe verwaltet und wie sie ihre... more...

  • Beyond hegemonyby Darrow Schecter

    Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00

    Since the Enlightenment, liberal democratic governments in Europe and North America have been compelled to secure the legitimacy of their authority by constructing rational states whose rationality is based on modern forms of law. The first serious challenge to liberal democratic practices of legal legitimacy comes in Marx's early writings on Rousseau... more...

  • Blood of Revolutionby Erik Durschmied

    Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    In this fascinating book, the author of The Hinge Factor and The Weather Factor surveys revolutions across the centuries, vividly portraying the people and events that brought wrenching, often enduring?and always bloody?change to countries and societies almost overnight. Durschmied begins with the French Revolution and goes on to examine the... more...

  • Challenging Authorityby Michael P. Hanagan; Leslie Page Moch; Wayne te Brake

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 78.00

    As long as there have been formal governments, there has been political contention. Where political studies tend to focus on either those who rule or those who are ruled, the essays in this volume call our attention to the interaction between these forces at the very heart of contentious politics. more...

  • Dictatorshipby Carl Schmitt

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt’s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the state of emergency and the power of the Reichspräsident in declaring it. Dictatorship,... more...

  • Die großen Polit-Skandaleby Thomas Ramge

    Campus Verlag 2003; US$ 9.09

    Hauptbeschreibung In zwölf spannenden Kapiteln werden die Polit-Skandale zum Spiegel deutscher Geschichte. Aus dem Inhalt: - Bonn bei Rhöndorf - Adenauer und die Hauptstadtfrage - Der verlorene John - der Verfassungsschutzpräsident zu Diensten der DDR-Propaganda - Bedingt abwehrbereit - die Spiegel-Affäre des Franz Josef Strauß - Die Stasi im Kanzleramt... more...

  • The End of Authorityby Douglas E. Schoen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 25.99

    Around the world, citizens have lost faith in their political and economic institutionsâ??leading to unprecedented levels of political instability and economic volatility. From Moscow to Brussels, from Washington to Cairo, the failure of democracies and autocracies to manage the fiscal and political crises facing us has led to a profound disquiet,... more...