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Catholics and Political Violence in the Twentieth Century A Global History

Catholics and Political Violence in the Twentieth Century: A Global History

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By Lucia Ceci
October 14, 2024

Catholics and Political Violence in the Twentieth Century presents a historical reconstruction of the ways in which Catholics have justified the recourse to political violence during the twentieth century, a period marked by major wars, nationalisms, decolonization, ideological clashes, and ...

The Essential Speeches of the Cold War A Primary Source Collection

The Essential Speeches of the Cold War: A Primary Source Collection

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By Sean Brennan
September 24, 2024

This book is a primary source collection of thirty speeches of the Cold War from 1917 to 1991, representing a cross section of leaders on all sides of the conflict from North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. As ideological conflict between superpowers returns to the world, it is more ...

Appearance and Identity Crisis in Modern Indian History The Third Design (1857 A.D. – 2014 A.D.)

Appearance and Identity Crisis in Modern Indian History: The Third Design (1857 A.D. – 2014 A.D.)

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By Jeevan Jyoti Chakarawarti
September 11, 2024

Chakarawarti explores the history of Indian eunuchs from the Mughal empire's fall following the mutiny of 1857 A.D. to the Supreme Court of India's historic ruling in 2014 A.D. This book examines the social, political, economic, and religious aspects of Indian eunuchs’ lives, providing a true ...

Defrosting the Cold War and Beyond An Introduction to the Helsinki Process, 1954–2022

Defrosting the Cold War and Beyond: An Introduction to the Helsinki Process, 1954–2022

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By Richard Davy
August 26, 2024

This volume tells the story of the Helsinki Process from the immediate post-war period through the signing of the Helsinki Final Act in 1975 to the collapse of the Soviet empire and up to the present day. Treating it as a single narrative in the search for a just and stable order in Europe adds ...

Narratives of Dictatorship in the Age of Revolution Emotions, Power and Legitimacy in the Atlantic Space

Narratives of Dictatorship in the Age of Revolution: Emotions, Power and Legitimacy in the Atlantic Space

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By Moisés Prieto
August 26, 2024

Between the mid-eighteenth and the mid-nineteenth century, the idea of dictatorship changed drastically, leaving back the ancient Roman paradigm and opening the way to a rule with extraordinary powers and which was unlimited in time. While the French Revolution produced an acceleration of history ...

Reenactment Case Studies Global Perspectives on Experiential History

Reenactment Case Studies: Global Perspectives on Experiential History

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Edited By Vanessa Agnew, Juliane Tomann, Sabine Stach
August 26, 2024

Reenactment Case Studies: Global Perspectives on Experiential History examines reenactment's challenge to traditional modes of understanding the past, asking how experience-based historical knowledge-making relates to memory-making and politics. Reenactment is a global phenomenon that ncompasses ...

Propaganda and Power in the Age of Globalization The Myths We Live By

Propaganda and Power in the Age of Globalization: The Myths We Live By

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By Simon Sherratt
August 15, 2024

Following victory in World War II, the US and Western Europe claimed to be the champions of the political ideals of democracy and freedom, along with the economic ideal of free market capitalism. Two decades into the twenty-first century, these once noble ideals have been reduced to little more ...

Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Vigilance, and State Building from Early to Late Modern Times

Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Vigilance, and State Building from Early to Late Modern Times

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Edited By Ricard Torra-Prat, Joan Pubill-Brugués, Arndt Brendecke
August 14, 2024

Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Vigilance, and State Building from Early to Late Modern Times challenges current historiographical approaches, proposing new interpretations to rethink the relation between corruption and the socio-political and economic transformations since early globalisation. By ...

Communities of Resistance and Resilience in the Post-Industrial City A Transnational Perspective from Lyon and Pittsburgh, 1980–2010

Communities of Resistance and Resilience in the Post-Industrial City: A Transnational Perspective from Lyon and Pittsburgh, 1980–2010

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By Daniel Holland
August 01, 2024

This book is about the grassroots community revitalization movement in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Lyon, France, between 1980 and 2010, an extension of the post-WWII civil rights campaign that is rarely considered. It tells the story of residents' attempts to improve their communities through ...

The Making of Australia's Gold Coast A Historical Perspective

The Making of Australia's Gold Coast: A Historical Perspective

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By Alan J. Blackman
August 01, 2024

Blackman draws on original material and the work of many earlier researchers to paint a verbal picture of the evolution of a remarkable city. In an easy-to-read style, he highlights some of the conditions, key events, and individuals that have led to the development of Australia’s Gold Coast. The ...

Time and Space in the Internet Age

Time and Space in the Internet Age

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By Stephen Kern
August 01, 2024

This book analyzes how new technologies transformed life and thought between two periods, 1880-1920 and 1980-2020, with a focus on temporal experiences of past, present, future and the spatial experiences of form, distance, and direction. The signature contrast is between experiences of time and ...

Britain and Japan in the 1973 Middle East Oil Crisis Washington’s Silent Partners

Britain and Japan in the 1973 Middle East Oil Crisis: Washington’s Silent Partners

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By Erika Miller
June 17, 2024

Miller examines Britain and Japan’s involvement in the Middle East peace process after the October War of 1973 and how it contributed to the resolution of the oil crisis of 1973–74. Using important primary sources from Japan, Britain, and the United States—including recently declassified Japanese ...

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