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  1. Biopolitics: an Introduction

    Biopolitics: an Introduction: Power-Knowledge of Life and Government of Persons [Paperback]

    Ottavio Marzocca (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869771781
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  2. Athene Palace

    Athene Palace [Paperback]

    R.G. Waldeck (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110070
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    As European capitals fell during 1940 and 1941, there swarmed to the Athene Palace, Bucharest’s Grand Hotel, diplomats, generals, Gestapo spies, and demi-mondaines from all over Europe. Arriving at the crowded Athene Palace on the day Paris fell i... .... Learn More
  3. A Petty Statesman

    A Petty Statesman: Writings on War and International Affairs [Paperback]

    David Hume (Author); Spartaco Pupo (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869772283
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    David Hume was not only a lover of political speculation, who dealt with politics in his most important works, but also an expert in military strategies and techniques; a friend and confidant of generals, ministers, parliamentarians, local adminis... .... Learn More
  4. How far Should Tolerance go?

    How far Should Tolerance go? [Paperback]

    Yves Charles Zarka (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771590
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    What are the limits of tolerance in constitutional or liberal democracies today? This is a crucial question, for if there were no limits to tolerance, it would ultimately destroy itself by accepting the intolerable. The concept of tolerance has to... .... Learn More
  5. More than Munich

    More than Munich: The Forgotten Legacy of Neville Chamberlain [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9781905036516
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In 1938 rapturous crowds greeted Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain when he proclaimed “Peace for our time” on his return from meeting Adolf Hitler in Munich. Yet today Chamberlain is vilified as a naïve appeaser – an image cynically cultivated by... .... Learn More
  6. Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4

    Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4 [Hardback]

    Joseph M. Pirotta (Author)

    £232.00

    ISBN: 9789993276173
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Series: Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964
    In his four-volume study, Pirotta meticulously examines Malta’s twenty-year transformation from Britain’s foremost Mediterranean fortress colony to sovereign State. Acclaimed for its heroic resistance to fascism during the Second World War that os... .... Learn More
  7. Words and Deeds

    Words and Deeds: Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832-1918 [Paperback]

    Nicola Gauld (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036431
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In September 1909 Prime Minister Herbert Asquith came under attack during an event at Birmingham’s Bingley Hall. Members of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) - or ‘suffragettes’ as the papers had named them - prevented from attending t... .... Learn More
  8. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Paperback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781592110025
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More
  9. Montesquieu

    Montesquieu: A Universal Mind for a Universal Science of Political Legal Systems [Paperback]

    Domenico Felice (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771422
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    What can Montesquieu still teach us today? Montesquieu was the first political writer who formulated the principles of separation of powers and the independence of justice. He was the first to scientifically study human institutions, both ancient ... .... Learn More
  10. The Birmingham Political Machine: Winning elections for Joseph Chamberlain

    The Birmingham Political Machine: Winning elections for Joseph Chamberlain [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036424
    Published by : West Midlands History
    The British electorate swelled dramatically with the passing of the Second Reform Act in 1867. This presented the political class with a significant challenge. Here was a large, new electorate which needed to be understood, managed, enthused, and ... .... Learn More

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