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  1. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The participation of David Hume in public affairs, as secretary of a general, analyst of war, intelligence officer, diplomat and under-secretary of state, was never forced, but rather heartfelt, protracted for long periods of his life and apprecia... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Two Titans, One City

    Two Titans, One City: Joseph Chamberlain & George Cadbury [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036349
    Published by : West Midlands History
    Two famous and powerful men of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) and George Cadbury (1839-1922), towered over one of the great cities of the British Empire – Birmingham. Together, they offer a fascinating w... .... Learn More
  10. Speeches that changed Britain

    Speeches that changed Britain: Oratory in Birmingham [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036233
    Published by : West Midlands History
    It is striking how many nationally significant speeches have been made in Birmingham over the past two hundred years. This book looks at ten episodes when a speech in Birmingham challenged the rest of the country to embrace change and reform. More... .... Learn More

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