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The History Of Sweden

Author : Byron J. Nordstrom
ISBN : 0313312583
Genre : History
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Discusses the political and economic aspects of each period as well as the social and cultural milieu, and includes a timeline, brief biographical notes on key players, and a bibliographic essay.

International Handbook Of War Torture And Terrorism

Author : Kathleen Malley-Morrison
ISBN : 9781461416388
Genre : Psychology
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Armed conflict, on domestic or foreign soil, impacts people’s daily lives and shapes policy around the world. Millions live with the threat of terrorism, whether from random sources or known enemies. And the acceptability of torture is debated by politicians and public alike. The International Handbook of War, Torture, and Terrorism synthesizes historical backgrounds, current trends, and findings from the Personal and Institutional Rights to Aggression and Peace Survey (PAIRTAPS), administered in forty countries over nine global regions. Contributors examine the social, cognitive, and emotional roots of people’s thinking on war and national security issues, particularly concerning the role of governments in declaring war, invading other countries, or torturing prisoners. By focusing on the cultural traditions and colonial histories of broad regions rather than of individual nations, the book demonstrates how context shapes ordinary citizens’ views on what is justifiable during times of war, as well as more nebulous concepts of patriotism and security. The Handbook: Introduces the PAIRTAPS and explains the methodology for analyzing responses. Defines war-related concepts from the unique perspectives of Western Europe, U.K./U.S., Middle East, Gulf States, Russia/Balkans, Africa, Latin America, South/Southeast Asia, and East Asia. Provides an integrative summary of definitions and points of view. Situates results in terms of social engagement/disengagement theory. Considers implications for peace and reconciliation. As a reflection of the changing global landscape, the International Handbook of War, Torture, and Terrorism deserves to be read by a wide range of researchers in peace psychology, political science, sociology, and anthropology.

The History Of Finland

Author : Jason Edward Lavery
ISBN : 0313328374
Genre : History
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Examines Finland's history from prehistoric times to the Age of Independence and present day Finland.

Representations Of The North In Victorian Travel Literature

Author : Dimitrios Kassis
ISBN : 9781443875158
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Travel literature has always been associated with the construction of utopias which were founded on the idea of unknown lands. During their journeys in foreign lands, British travellers tended to formulate various critical opinions based on their background knowledge of the country visited. Their attempts to interpret other nations were often misinterpretations of the peoples in question as the Other. At the close of the eighteenth century, when Grand Tourism started to fade away and travelling became a mainstream activity for the middle-class Briton, travel writers attempted to identify with.

Zivilgesellschaft In Subsahara Afrika

Author : Walter Eberlei
ISBN : 9783658019648
Genre : Political Science
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Der „arabische Frühling“ hat vielfaches Erstaunen über die Kraft zivilgesellschaftlicher politischer Arbeit ausgelöst. So unbemerkt wie das Pulverfass in Nordafrika entstand, so unbeachtet scheinen auch die gesellschaftspolitischen Dynamiken in den Ländern südlich der Sahara zu sein. Die Wahrnehmung politischer Entwicklungen in diesem ärmsten Teil der Welt begrenzt sich vielfach auf zerfallene Staaten wie Somalia, korrupte Kleptokratien wie Simbabwe oder in schier endlosen Kriegen und Konflikten versunkene Länder wie dem Kongo. Der Band beschäftigt sich mit gesellschaftspolitischen Dynamiken jenseits dieser Extreme, genauer: mit dem vielfach erkennbaren Phänomen verstärkter zivilgesellschaftlicher politischer Einflussnahme in Subsahara Afrika. Das Autorenteam leistet einen Beitrag dazu, diese neuere politische Entwicklung zu verstehen und seine Ausprägungen zu erklären. ​

The History Of Central America

Author : Thomas L. Pearcy
ISBN : 0313322937
Genre : History
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Presents a history of the seven nations of Central America, covering early Central America, the evolution of the countries from provinces to independent nations, relations with the United States, and developments during the late twentieth century and in the early twenty-first century.

The History Of Iraq

Author : Courtney Hunt
ISBN : 0313334145
Genre : History
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Describes the history of Iraq, from its beginnings as the Sumarian civilization in Mesopotamia through the second Gulf War and the first free elections held in Iraq in early 2005.

American Reference Books Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : UOM:39015054032076
Genre : Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

China As Theatrical Locus

Author : Cathleen Morgan Cameron
ISBN : IND:30000094867409
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Scandinavica

Author : Elias Bredsdorff
ISBN : IND:30000093083842
Genre : Scandinavian literature
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