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Author : de Filipe
ISBN : 9781929631988
Genre : History
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The only complete political biography by a major Portuguese historian.

A History Of Fascism In France

Author : Chris Millington
ISBN : 9781350006560
Genre : History
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A History of Fascism in France explores the origins, development, and action of fascism and extreme right and fascist organisations in France since the First World War. Synthesizing decades of scholarship, it is the first book in any language to trace the full story of French fascism from the First World War to the modern National Front, via the interwar years, the Vichy regime and the collapse of the French Empire. Chris Millington unpicks why this extremist political phenomenon has, at times, found such fervent and widespread support among the French people. The book chronologically surveys fascism in France whilst contextualizing this within the broader European and colonial frameworks that are so significant to the subject. Concluding with a useful historiographical chapter that brings together all the previously explored aspects of fascism in France, A History of Fascism in France is a crucial volume for all students of European fascism and France in the 20th century.

A Dictionary Of Political Biography

Author : Christopher Riches
ISBN : 9780192518439
Genre : Reference
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Originally compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it describes and assesses the lives of more than 1,100 men and women who have shaped political events across the world. Each entry includes an account of the background, career, and achievements of the individual concerned, balancing fact with critical appraisal. This second edition, commissioned especially for Oxford Reference, contains over 25 new entries, and the whole text has been thoroughly revised and updated.

The White Redoubt The Great Powers And The Struggle For Southern Africa 1960 1980

Author : Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses
ISBN : 9781137447586
Genre : History
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This work examines the attempt by the governments of Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa to defy the drive for African independence in the 1960s and 70s, and the international community’s response. From 1961 to 1974, Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa collaborated in the attempt to preserve white minority rule in their respective territories. Hard-pressed by African nationalists, recently decolonized states, and many of the world’s Great Powers, they supported each other economically, politically and militarily, turning southern Africa into a major diplomatic concern which defied Cold War logic. This book examines how this collaboration came about and how the international community responded to it, paying close attention to the evolving situation in each country. The Portuguese Revolution of April 1974 undid this ‘white redoubt’, and the diplomatic policy subsequently adopted by apartheid South Africa – détente – led it to sacrifice Rhodesia in return for the illusion of permanent safety. A true work of transnational history, this book is based on the archival material of eight different countries, yet it serves as well as an introduction to the politics of southern Africa during the late colonial era.

Convict Labor In The Portuguese Empire 1740 1932

Author : Timothy J. Coates
ISBN : 9789004254312
Genre : History
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In Convict Labor in the Portuguese Empire, Timothy J. Coates examines the numbers, rationale, and realities of convict labor (largely) in Angola from 1800 to 1932. Mozambique is a secondary area as well as late colonial times in Brazil.

Marcello Caetano And The Portuguese New State

Author : Francisco Martinho
ISBN : 1845199154
Genre : Portugal
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Prime Minister Marcello Caetano was the successor of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. Considered the second most important figure of the Portuguese dictatorship (the Estado Novo regime, 1933-1974), Caetano has generated considerable disagreement amongst scholars with regard to his persona and politics. The author explains Caetano's growing activism in the Integralismo Lusitano and in the Catholic Church, and his monarchist and nationalist ideology. Caetano's decision to support the Salazar Regime coincided with publications in the mainstream media on corporatism, colonialism, European politics, and the relationship between Brazil and Portugal. His role in the office of General Secretary of Mocidade Portuguesa (MP) was at odds with his neutrality policy in the Second World War. The leadership of Uniao Nacional and the presidency of the Camara Corportiva led to national recognition at a time when the Portuguese regime had to reform its colonial policy. Caetano's Presidency (beginning in September 1968) reflected the tense relationship between the government and the "liberal wing" on the colonial crisis. Ultimately this led to the final crisis of the New State regime; the fragmentation of the armed forces; and the Carnation Revolution on April 25, 1974. During his exile in Brazil between 1974 and 1980, Caetano maintained correspondence with his Portuguese friends. These correspondences, introduced and explained by Francisco Martinho, are of exceptional importance in understanding Portugal's contemporary political history.

American Police A History 1945 2012

Author : Thomas Reppetto
ISBN : 9781936274444
Genre : History
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The only new history of the police forces in the U.S. since 1945.

Nazi Palestine

Author : Klaus-Michael Mallmann
ISBN : 9781936274185
Genre : History
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Well documented factual account of a planned genocide.

The Nazi Party 1919 1945

Author : Dietrich Orlow
ISBN : 9780982491195
Genre : History
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The only existing in-depth, exhaustive, and complete history of the Nazi Party.

Spy Lost

Author : Kaarlo Tuomi
ISBN : 9781936274567
Genre : History
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In this memoir of espionage and deceit a Finnish American who had returned to the Soviet Union in 1933 tells of his recruitment by the KGB after service in World War II. Because Kaarlo Tuomi was born in Michigan he had the most prized possession Soviet espionage could ask for: a legitimate American passport and native fluency in English. Tuomi was trained and sent back to the United States in the late 1950s as a "sleeper" but he was quickly identified and "turned" by the FBI that was soon feeding him doctored intelligence to transmit to his KGB bosses. This is an amazing double agent story told by the protagonist in his own words. The book has an introduction by historian John E. Haynes, co-author, with Harvey Klehr, of Spies and many other books on espionage.

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