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  • Christianity And Democracy In Global Context book cover

    Christianity And Democracy In Global Context

    1st Edition

    By John Witte

    In the past, Christianity has had both positive and negative influences on democracy. Christian churches have served as benevolent agents of welfare and catalysts of political reform. But they have also served as belligerent allies of repression and censors of human rights. Christian theology has…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • China Briefing, 1985 book cover

    China Briefing, 1985

    1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Major

    China Briefing, 1985 approaches the events of the previous year providing a long-term perspective on the dramatic developments of spring and summer 1984. Senior China specialists examine the student demonstrations and their aftermath in the larger context of the 40-year history of the People's…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • American Conservative Opinion Leaders book cover

    American Conservative Opinion Leaders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J. Rozell

    In this book - one of the few academic works to scrutinise the major figures of American conservatism since the Reagan-Bush era began - the contributors identify and assess current trends in conservative political thought. Through their profiles of conservative opinion leaders, these scholars offer…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Media Beyond Socialism: Theory And Practice In East-Central Europe book cover

    Media Beyond Socialism

    Theory And Practice In East-Central Europe, 1st Edition

    By Slavko Splichal

    Media Beyond Socialism treats the changing relationships among media, state, economy, and civil society in the current period of transition in East Europe from socialism to the establishment of Western-type democracies. Analyzing the relevance of mass communication and particularly of the media in…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Bridges To The Future: Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa book cover

    Bridges To The Future

    Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans-Joachim Spanger

    With the ending of white minority rule in South Africa, the democratic elections in Mozambique and the renewed efforts at a negotiated settlement of civil war in Angola, Southern Africa has entered a new era. Much more is required, however, to ensure lasting peace and security. The states on the…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Freedom, Fame, Lying And Betrayal: Essays On Everyday Life book cover

    Freedom, Fame, Lying And Betrayal

    Essays On Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Leszek Kolakowski

    Polish philosopher Leszek Kolakowski is renowned worldwide for wrestling with serious philosophical conundrums with dazzling elegance. In this new book, he turns his characteristic wit to important themes of ordinary life, from the need for freedom to the wheel of fortune, from the nature of God to…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Is Russia Reformable?: Change And Resistance From Stalin To Gorbachev book cover

    Is Russia Reformable?

    Change And Resistance From Stalin To Gorbachev, 1st Edition

    By Robert V. Daniels

    History is always full of surprises as it unfolds before us. The Soviet Union, for decades a seemingly frozen monolith of totalitarian rigidity and paranoid bellicosity, suddenly finds itself under a leader in the person of Mikhail Gorbachev who calls for "radical restructuring," openness," and…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Chiang Kai-Shek's Secret Past: The Memoir Of His Second Wife, Ch'en Chieh-ju book cover

    Chiang Kai-Shek's Secret Past

    The Memoir Of His Second Wife, Ch'en Chieh-ju, 1st Edition

    By Ch'en Chieh-ju

    This engrossing memoir tells the fascinating story of one of China's great leaders during the Nationalist revolution of the 1920s and of the woman who paid a staggering price so that he could attain his ambition. The tale begins in 1919 when the thirty-two-year-old Chiang Kai-shek met the naïve…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Agriculture And Rural Development In The People's Republic Of The Congo book cover

    Agriculture And Rural Development In The People's Republic Of The Congo

    1st Edition

    By G. Nguyen Tien Hung

    This comprehensive study outlines the current transformation in agriculture and its effect on the demography, development, and economy of the People’s Republic of the Congo. G. Nguyen Tien Hung analyzes fundamental structural changes within the economy and the impact of the application of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • American Social Character: Modern Interpretations book cover

    American Social Character

    Modern Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Wilkinson

    This anthology features the writings of 17 important analysts of American character and culture. From 1945 to the present, this book includes selections by Charles Reich, Christopher Lasch, Philip Slater and many others. There is a general introduction to the subject and each selection is preceded…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Beyond Superfailure: America's Toxics Policy For The 1990s book cover

    Beyond Superfailure

    America's Toxics Policy For The 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mazmanian

    Despite numerous small success stories, the big picture of America’s toxics programs is one of overall failure. Superfund has failed to Clean up America’s worst dump sites; policies to regulate generation of new hazardous waste have foundered; standards have been set for only eight of several…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • American Buildings book cover

    American Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leland M. Roth

    Architecture requires a broad definition. It involves more than simply questions of style, esoteric theory, or technical progress; it is the physical record of a culture's relationship to its technology and the land, and, most important, of the system of values concerning men's relationships with…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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