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  1. Faith in Democracy

    Faith in Democracy: The Political Power of Religion during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil [Paperback]

    Massimo Sciarretta(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773754
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: History
    The current work historically reconstructs the role played by the Brazilian Catholic Church during the military dictatorship that governed the country from 1964 to 1985. If in Latin America the denial of identity and rights has for centuries gone ... .... Learn More
  2. The Eritrean National Service

    The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for "the common good" and the Youth Exodus [Paperback]

    Gaim Kibreab(Author)


    ISBN: 9781847013255
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 35
    The Eritrean National Service (ENS) lies at the core of the post-independence state, not only supplying its military, but affecting every aspect of the country's economy, its social services, its public sector and its politics. Over half the workf... .... Learn More
  3. Competing Catholicisms

    Competing Catholicisms: The Jesuits, the Vatican & the Making of Postcolonial French Africa [Hardback]

    Jean Luc Enyegue SJ(Author); Jean Luc Enyegue, SJ(Author)


    ISBN: 9781847012715
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 11
    At a time when most African countries were moving towards independence, the Vatican was speeding up the Church's indigenization agenda in an effort to secure its survival in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, at the same time, African nationalism was on the... .... Learn More
  4. Plato's Republic in the Islamic Context

    Plato's Republic in the Islamic Context: New Perspectives on Averroes's Commentary [Hardback]

    Alexander Orwin(Editor); Douglas Kries(Contributor); Joshua Parens(Contributor); Josep Puig Montada(Contributor); Yehuda Halper(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781648250118
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in Medieval Political Thought
    Volume: 3
    The first collection of essays devoted entirely to the medieval philosopher Averroes's Commentary on Plato's "Republic" includes a variety of contributors from across several disciplines and countries. The anthology aims to... .... Learn More
  5. Romania at the Paris Peace Conference

    Romania at the Paris Peace Conference: A Study of the Diplomacy of Ioan I.C. Bratianu [Hardback]

    Sherman David Spector(Author)


    ISBN: 9781592111404
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    This informative book, written by a noted American specialist on Romanian history, studies the diplomacy of Ioan I.C. Brătianu during and at the conclusion of World War I that led to the formation of Greater Romania. It describes the successf... .... Learn More
  6. Red Road to Freedom

    Red Road to Freedom: A History of the South African Communist Party 1921 – 2021 [Hardback]

    Tom Lodge(Author)


    ISBN: 9781847013217
    Published by : James Currey
    Renowned historian Tom Lodge has written an immensely readable and compelling sweep of history, spanning continents and the last hundred years, producing the first comprehensive account of the South African Communist Party in all its intricacies. ... .... Learn More
  7. Police and Government in Australia

    Police and Government in Australia: Who’s in Charge and Who Should be in Charge? [Paperback]

    Ian Killey(Author)


    ISBN: 9781925801804
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Ian Killey examines what should be a simple question of who controls the body exercising the policing power of the State and it finds the current understanding is both confused and concerning. This is because previous examinations and changes to A... .... Learn More
  8. Public Diplomacy in Global Communication

    Public Diplomacy in Global Communication: Theories and Models [Paperback]

    Prof. Qing'an Zhou(Author)


    ISBN: 9781626430709
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    The book believes that the formation of public diplomacy must be based on the background and ideological of global communication. Therefore, the impact of global political and cultural characteristics can be clearly seen on the policy behaviors of... .... Learn More
  9. A-Democracy

    A-Democracy: Global Politics and the Rise and Fall on Neo-liberalism [Paperback]

    Emanuela Fornari(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773358
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    This volume examines the rise and apparent fall of ‘neo-liberalism’, whose historical roots and theoretical implications are explored throughout. This begins with today's current climate, dominated by a range of political mediatic popu... .... Learn More
  10. Political Torture in the Twentieth Century

    Political Torture in the Twentieth Century [Paperback]

    Cesereanu Ruxandra(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773402
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Speculum Civitatis
    Unanimously banned and condemned, torture has been used in many countries throughout the 20th century. Ruxandra Cesereanu’s essay aims to deepen this subject, showing the unimaginable dimensions that human cruelty can sometimes reach. The Ar... .... Learn More

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