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  1. The Fall of Kentucky's Rock

    The Fall of Kentucky's Rock: Western Kentucky Democratic Politics since the New Deal [Hardback]

    George G. Humphreys (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813182339
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Topics in Kentucky History
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This in-depth study offers a new examination of a region that is often overlooked in political histories of the Bluegrass State. George G. Humphreys traces the arc of politics in western Kentucky from avid support of the Democratic Party to its pr... .... Learn More
  2. Parliamentary Government in Australia

    Parliamentary Government in Australia [Paperback]

    Alan J. Ward (Author)


    ISBN: 9781921875908
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Alan Ward combines constitutional history and political science to compare all nine of Australia’s political systems: federal, state and territory. Guided by a model of parliamentary government drawn from comparative politics, he considers the sel... .... Learn More
  3. The Firebird

    The Firebird: The Elusive Fate of Russian Democracy [Paperback]

    Andrei Kozyrev (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822966517
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Andrei Kozyrev was foreign minister of Russia under President Boris Yeltsin from August 1991 to January 1996. During the August 1991 coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev, he was present when tanks moved in to seize the Russian White House, where... .... Learn More
  4. The Early Danish-Muscovite Treaties 1493-1523

    The Early Danish-Muscovite Treaties 1493-1523: Texts, Contexts, Diplomacy [Hardback]

    Carsten Pape (Author)


    ISBN: 9788772194059
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The book introduces a largely unknown chapter in the history of Danish and Muscovite foreign policy and diplomacy by addressing the unprecedented treaties of alliance and cooperation concluded by the two powers in the final decades of the Middle A... .... Learn More
  5. Biopolitics for Beginners

    Biopolitics for Beginners: Knowledge of Life and Government of People [Paperback]

    Ottavio Marzocca (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869771781
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    Michel Foucault claimed that the term biopolitics can be fully understood only within the context of modern forms of governing society. From this perspective, the development of modern medical knowledge, the re-organization of the hospital as a he... .... Learn More
  6. Towards Nationalizing Regimes

    Towards Nationalizing Regimes: Conceptualizing Power and Indentity in the Post-Soviet Realm [Hardback]

    Diana T. Kudaibergenova (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822946175
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    The collapse of the Soviet Union famously opened new venues for the theories of nationalism and the study of processes and actors involved in these new nation-building processes. In this comparative study, Kudaibergenova takes the new states and n... .... Learn More
  7. Old Regime France and its Jetons

    Old Regime France and its Jetons: Pointillist History and Numismatics [Hardback]

    James McClellan (Author)


    ISBN: 9780897223621
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 41
    Non-monetary tokens known as jetons originated as counters used on medieval counting tables. In certain parts of France, the Low Countries, and German lands, they continued as such into the nineteenth century. The historical and numismatic interes... .... Learn More
  8. Rising Subjects

    Rising Subjects: The 1905 Revolution and the Origins of Modern Polish Politics [Hardback]

    Wiktor Marzec (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822946120
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian & East European Studies
    Rising Subjects explores the change of the public sphere in Russian Poland during the 1905 Revolution. The 1905 Revolution was one of the few bottom-up political transformations and general democratizations in Polish history. It was a popular rebe... .... Learn More
  9. In Apartheid’s Shadow

    In Apartheid’s Shadow: Australian Race Politics and South Africa, 1945–1975 [Paperback]

    Roger Bell (Author)


    ISBN: 9781925801675
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg: ‘Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South Africa and sent echoes rumbling around the world’. In the outposts of Europe’s unstable empires, entrenched racism came ... .... Learn More
  10. Overtaken by the Night

    Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror [Paperback]

    Richard G. Robbins (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822966173
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian & East European Studies
    Vladimir Fedorovich Dzhunkovsky was a witness to Russia’s unfolding tragedy - from Tsar Alexander II’s Great Reforms, through world war, revolution, the rise of a new regime, and finally, his country’s descent into terror under Stalin. But Dzhunko... .... Learn More

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