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'kill All The Gentlemen'

Class struggle and change in the English countryside

by Martin Empson

<p>The modern countryside is the result of centuries of environmental change, but also brutal class struggle. While Wat Tyler's Peasants' Revolt is well known, and Jack Cade and Robert Kett are remembered for their rebellions, there are ...

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(Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

by Wouter van der Brug & Claes H. de Vreese

<p>When direct elections for the European Parliament were first organized in 1979, the idea was that such direct elections would increase the democratic legitimacy and accountability of the Parliament. Moreover, the elections were expected to ...

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‘True Democracy’ as a Prelude to Communism

The Marx of Democracy

by Alexandros Chrysis

<p>This book constitutes a critical intervention in the theoretical discussion over the political relationship between democracy and communism. Shedding light on the philosophical origins of the democracy debate, it draws a clear demarcation ...

ISBN: 9783319575414

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1 Euro Before You Vote

Political Pamphlet

by Boris Spasov

<b>More than a legal obligation, voting is our right as citizens and defines our democracies.</b><br/><br/>The lies or intellectual laziness of our economists, administrations, and judicial systems creates a façade of legality, which could be ...

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21st Century Socialism

Reinventing the Project

by Henry Veltmeyer

<p>The growing polarization between the rich and powerful and the poor and powerless, the yawning social and developmental divide and the multidimensional systemic crisis of capitalism have given rise to a fundamental problem of our times: ...

ISBN: 9780850366570

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50 Political Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Ben Dupre

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5th Grade American History: American Presidents

Fifth Grade Books US Presidents for Kids

by Baby Professor

How many American presidents do you know of? Memorizing names is easy but recognizing the faces associated with those names, as well as their contributions to the country can be quite challenging. The good thing is, you don't have to stick to ...

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A City in Civil War – Dublin 1921–1924

The Irish Civil War

by Padraig Yeates

<p><strong>The long-awaited concluding volume of Pádraig Yeates’ ‘Dublin at War’ trilogy</strong> </p> <p>In <em>A City in Civil War: Dublin 1921–1924</em>, acclaimed historian Pádraig Yeates turns his attention to Ireland’s bloody and ...

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A Conservative Revolution?

Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

by Michael Marsh, David M. Farrell & Gail McElroy

<p>The 2011 general election in the Republic of Ireland, which took place against a backdrop of economic collapse, was one of the most dramatic ever witnessed. The most notable outcome was the collapse of Fianna Fáil, one of the world's most ...

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A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

by Christopher Hood & Ruth Dixon

The UK is said to have been one of the most prolific reformers of its public administration. Successive reforms have been accompanied by claims that the changes would make the world a better place by transforming the way government worked. ...

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A History of Modern Uganda

by Richard J. Reid

<p>This book is the first major study in several decades to consider Uganda as a nation, from its precolonial roots to the present day. Here, Richard J. Reid examines the political, economic, and social history of Uganda, providing a unique and ...

ISBN: 9781108206242

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A Korean Conflict

The Tensions between Britain and America

by Ian McLaine

<p>In 1950, just five years after the end of World War II, Britain and America again went to war - this time to try and combat the spread of communism in East Asia following the invasion of South Korea by communist forces from the North. This ...

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A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor

by Kim Carr

Senator Kim Carr is a true believer. He details what the Party stands for in the 21st century. In <i>A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor </i>he lays out a heartfelt argument about why politics is important in our daily lives and demands our ...

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A Life of Resistance

Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)

by Jomarie Alano

By the time Turin was liberated in April 1945, writer, translator, teacher, and women's rights activist Ada Gobetti had been fighting fascism for almost twenty-five years. This biography frames her wartime activism in the <I>Resistenza</I> as a ...

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A Middle Class Without Democracy

Economic Growth and the Prospects for Democratization in China

by Jie Chen

<p>What kind of role can the middle class play in potential democratization in such an undemocratic, late developing country as China? To answer this profound political as well as theoretical question, Jie Chen explores attitudinal and ...

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A Most Masculine State

Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia

by Madawi Al-Rasheed

<p>Women in Saudi Arabia are often described as either victims of patriarchal religion and society or successful survivors of discrimination imposed on them by others. Madawi Al-Rasheed's new book goes beyond these conventional tropes to probe ...

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A New A-Z of International Relations Theory

Crown Service in Sudan, Northern Rhodesia and Britain

by Chris Farrands & Imad El-Anis

International Relations is a multi-disciplinary and heterogeneous subject which goes to the heart of relations between states and international organisations embracing international politics, economics, political economy, diplomatic and ...

ISBN: 9780857739377

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A New Engagement?

Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen

by Cliff Zukin, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina & others

<p>In searching for answers as to why young people differ vastly from their parents and grandparents when it comes to turning out the vote, <em>A New Engagement</em> challenges the conventional wisdom that today's youth is plagued by a severe ...

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A Normal Totalitarian Society

How the Soviet Union Functioned and How It Collapsed

by Vladimir Shlapentokh

<p>Shlapentokh undertakes a dispassionate analysis of the ordinary functioning of the Soviet system from Stalin's death through the Soviet collapse and Russia's first post-communist decade. Without overlooking its repressive character, he treats

ISBN: 9781315482712

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A People's Tragedy

The Russian Revolution – centenary edition with new introduction

by Orlando Figes

<p><strong>Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, <em>A People’s Tragedy</em> is the most vivid, moving and comprehensive history of the Russian Revolution available today.</strong></p> <p>‘A modern masterpiece’ Andrew ...

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