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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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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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written by David W. Morgan, 1938- (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1975), 499 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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The Dynamics of the Iranian Revolution: The Pahlavis’ Triumph and Tragedy
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written by Jahangir Amuzegar, 1920-2018 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991), 369 page(s)
Going back to the turn of the century, this book offers a cogent analysis and an objective assessment of the origins and dimensions of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. It reassesses the narrowly focused post-revolution explanations, as it traces the fate of the Pahlavi dynasty to deep-rooted and structural weaknesses...
written by Jahangir Amuzegar, 1920-2018 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991), 369 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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Opposing Fascism: Community, Authority and Resistance in Europe
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edited by Anthony McElligott, fl. 1983 and Tim Kirk, fl. 1989 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1999), 258 page(s)
This innovative volume draws together in a wide-ranging collection a series of perspectives on the everyday experience of Europeans in the 'age of fascism'. The contributions go beyond the conventional stereotypes of organized resistance to examine the tensions and ambiguities within the communities, national an...
edited by Anthony McElligott, fl. 1983 and Tim Kirk, fl. 1989 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1999), 258 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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