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- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
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 enduringand always bloodychange to countries and societies almost overnight. Durschmied begins with the French Revolution and goes on to examine the revolutions... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 42.99
This wide-ranging set of essays explores the multi-faceted relationship between Islam and democracy. Each essayist's unique viewpoint on contemporary Islam provides insight into Islamic political thought and its connection to Western democracy. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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, Schmitt argues,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The Power of Sovereignty explores the religio-political and philosophical concepts of Sayyid Qutb, one of the most influential political thinkers for contemporary Islamists and who has greatly influenced the likes of Osama Bin Laden. Executed by the Egyptian state in 1966, his books continue to be read and his theory of jahiliyya ?ignorance? is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This new book takes a literary approach in its study of Sayyid Qutb, one of the most significant political thinkers for contemporary Islamists and who has greatly influenced the likes of Osama Bin Laden. Executed by the Egyptian state in 1966, his books continue to be read and his theory of jahiliyya ?ignorance? is still of prime importance for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
This collection of essays examines how modern public spheres reflect and mask - often both simultaneously - discourses of order, contests for hegemony, and techniques of power in the Muslim world. It builds on scholarship that re-imagines theories and practices of the public in modern and contemporary societies. While examining disparate time periods... more...
- 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...