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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 Studies in Comparative Politics, Why Women Protest: Women's Movements in Chile
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written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
This book compares two ideologically opposed examples of women's movements in Chile: the movement against the democratically-elected government of President Salvador Allende and that against the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. This book explains the similarities between these movements.
written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring po...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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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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Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights, Amnesties, Accountability, and Human Rights
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written by Renée Jeffery, fl. 2014, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 312 page(s)
For the last thirty years, documented human rights violations have been met with an unprecedented rise in demands for accountability. This trend challenges the use of amnesties which typically foreclose opportunities for criminal prosecutions that some argue are crucial to transitional justice. Recent developments...
written by Renée Jeffery, fl. 2014, in Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 312 page(s)
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