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Democracy and Islam in Arab Politics
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written by Laurie Brand, 1956- and Mark Tessler, 1941-, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 215 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1995), 22 page(s)
Long before the Arab Spring dawned in 2011, democracy and Islam—and their intersection—were already becoming critical dimensions of Middle East political life. This case study explores the relationship between these two forces, devoting particular attention to the origins and implications of popular support...
written by Laurie Brand, 1956- and Mark Tessler, 1941-, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 215 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1995), 22 page(s)
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Socialist Europe and Revolutionary Russia: Perception and Prejudice 1848–1923
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written by Bruno Naarden, 1940- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 605 page(s)
Socialist Europe and Revolutionary Russia: Perception and Prejudice 1848–1923 analyses perceptions and images of Russia held by European socialists in the period between the revolutions of 1848 and firm establishment of the Soviet regime in the early 1920s. Professor Naarden investigates in detail the sometimes...
written by Bruno Naarden, 1940- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 605 page(s)
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Cambridge Essential Histories, The Spanish Civil War
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written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
This book is the first general history of the Spanish Civil War to provide a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs. It treats controversial issues of revolution, counter-revolution, political repressions and foreign intervention and non-intervention, as well as giving a detailed mi...
written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
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Interdisciplinary Studies in History, Rioting in America
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written by Paul Arn Gilje, 1951-, in Interdisciplinary Studies in History (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1999, originally published 1996), 256 page(s)
In this wide-ranging survey of rioting in America, Paul A. Gilje argues that we cannot fully comprehend the history of the United States without an understanding of the impact of rioting. Exploring the rationale of the American mob brings to light the grievances that motivate its behavior and the historical circum...
written by Paul Arn Gilje, 1951-, in Interdisciplinary Studies in History (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1999, originally published 1996), 256 page(s)
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Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution
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directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
After ruling Cuba for close to 50 years, Fidel Castro stepped down. From his childhood in rural Cuba, through his fight in the Sierra Maestra, to winning the revolution and transforming the country, Fidel: A Life of Revolution presents a unique account of his life and times by Castro himself, taken largely from pr...
directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
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written by United States. Department of State. Bureau of Public Affairs, in General Records of the Department of State, 1763 - 2002 (RG59). Records Relating to Major Publications, 1949 - 1990 (A1 1589), of United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Federal Records (1984), Box 142, Human Rights in Nicaragua under the Sandinistas - From Revolution to Repression , 246 page(s)
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Correspondence and Drafts re:
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written by Henry Hankey, fl. 1966, Robin Edmonds, 1920-2009 and Sir Patrick Dean, 1909-1994, United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom. Ministry of Aviation and United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. American Department, in FO - Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office. Division within FO - General Correspondence from Political and Other Departments. FO 371 - Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966. Subseries within FO 371 - AMERICAN (A): Cuba (AK), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1960), Influence on countries in Latin America of Cuban revolution. (FO/371/148194) , 29 page(s)
written by Henry Hankey, fl. 1966, Robin Edmonds, 1920-2009 and Sir Patrick Dean, 1909-1994, United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom. Ministry of Aviation and United Kingdom. Foreign and Commonwealth Office. American Department, in FO - Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office. Division within FO - General Correspondence from Political and Other Departments. FO 371 - Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966. Subseries within FO 371 - AMERICAN (A): Cuba (AK), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1960), Influence on countries in Latin America of Cuban revolution. (FO/371/148194) , 29 page(s)
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Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire
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directed by Peter Raymont, 1950-; produced by Linda Lee Tracey, 1957-2006 and Peter Raymont, 1950-, Société Radio-Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and White Pine Pictures (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
The moving story of Canadian Lt-Gen. Romeo Dallaire, whose controversial command of the United Nations mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide led to his own personal life tragedies as he dealt with the fallout of the experience. Based on his recently-released book and filmed during his first return to the Rwan...
directed by Peter Raymont, 1950-; produced by Linda Lee Tracey, 1957-2006 and Peter Raymont, 1950-, Société Radio-Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and White Pine Pictures (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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The United States and the Cuban Revolution, 1958-1960
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written by Abraham F. Lowenthal, 1941- and Pamela K. Starr, fl. 1988, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 125 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1988), 26 page(s)
The recurrent rise of revolutionary movements in Latin America has long posed a difficult problem for those who formulate U.S. foreign policy: How can U.S. interests be best protected when radical movements threaten to end its historic domination of its “sphere of influence?” This case study of Washington’...
written by Abraham F. Lowenthal, 1941- and Pamela K. Starr, fl. 1988, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 125 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1988), 26 page(s)
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The United States and the 1958 Rebellion in Indonesia
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written by Deborah J. Gerner, 1956-2006 and David Brichoux, fl. 2002, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 286 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2002), 20 page(s)
This case study examines U.S. involvement, both covert and overt, in Indonesian politics during the 1950s, a pivotal period in the newly independent nation’s history. The U.S. encouraged dissident officers in their military campaign against the central government, hoping this would force Jakarta to prevent the P...
written by Deborah J. Gerner, 1956-2006 and David Brichoux, fl. 2002, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 286 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2002), 20 page(s)
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