Archive For The “Political History” Category
By Knud Erik Jørgensen, Tonny Brems Knudsen
A new and illuminating severe exam of diplomacy in Europe. This new volume presents all the state-of-the-art pondering, focusing rather on diplomacy conception and theoretical debates in Western and significant ecu countries.The members search to reinforce wisdom approximately other ways of cultivating the self-discipline; to accentuate pan-European verbal exchange touching on IR concept; to give a contribution to bettering the standard of theorizing; and at last to contemplate destiny instructions for the self-discipline in Europe. the most matters addressed comprise: the ancient improvement of the self-discipline; components using IR theorizing; the institutional and cultural context of theorizing; 'homegrown' theory-building vs. thought import; styles of conventional and new discourse; and the range of disciplinary traditions.
By Wolfgang Dietrich
Der dritte Band der Variationen über die vielen Frieden von Wolfgang Dietrich vervollständigt die Trilogie über den friedens- und konflikttheoretischen Ansatz des Innsbrucker UNESCO Chairs for Peace experiences. Aufbauend auf den philosophischen Grundlagen des Band 1 und den methodisch-didaktischen Überlegungen des Band 2 präsentiert Band three Elicitive clash Mapping als praktisches Werkzeug angewandter Konfliktarbeit. Die Methode wird im ersten Teil hergeleitet, begründet und beschrieben, um ihre Anwendung vom intrapersonalen Konflikt, über persönliche zwischenmenschliche Konflikte bis zum großen politischen Feld in allen Zusammenhängen nachvollziehbar zu machen. Im zweiten Teil wird die Methode anhand konkreter Lernbeispiele getestet. Der Autor greift auf weithin bekannte movie- und Literaturbeispiele zurück, an denen sich der Leser selbst mit der Methode versuchen kann. Anschließend wendet er die Methode auf seine persönlichen Erfahrungen an.
By Todd Landman
Why will we examine international locations? How will we evaluate countries? What are the 'big matters' in comparative politics? concerns and techniques in Comparative Politics offers scholars with the solutions to those primary questions. it's an available and easy textual content which explores the techniques of comparative study in political science.This e-book has been designed to make a fancy topic effortless and obtainable to scholars. good points of this textbook include:* briefing bins situated all through which clarify key innovations and concepts* feedback for extra studying on the finish of every bankruptcy * a word list of phrases.
By D. Zimmermann
The argument offered during this booklet arose from an extension to the query even if the suppression of the Jacobite emerging of 1745-46, as represented through a long-standing historiographical consensus, spelled the tip of Jacobite hopes, and British fears, of one other recovery try out. The critical end of this booklet is that the Jacobite stream persevered as a possible possibility to the British kingdom, and used to be perceived as such by means of its rivals to 1759.
By Krishnan Srinivasan (auth.)
Written by means of a senior Indian diplomat who has until eventually lately additionally served as Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General, this ebook offers a special and far-reaching exploration of the British Commonwealth, and its impression because the moment global battle at the means of Britain adjusting to a global with out Empire. Whither the Commonwealth now? what's its checklist of feat; what are some great benefits of club to nations by way of collective political effect, alternate, funding, reduction, trip and schooling? Can any functional reliable be envisaged for this approximately moribund post-colonial association? Britain, which introduced the organization into being and is crucial to it, must play a key half in settling on its destiny. yet in coming to such judgements, the British govt faces nice difficulties of notion, either from the Monarchy and the British public.
By Francesco Guicciardini, Mario Domandi, Nicolai Rubinstein
Softcover. college of Pennsylvania Press.
By Andreas Daum, Christof Mauch
This assortment examines the city areas of Berlin and Washington and offers a comparative cultural background of 2 eminent geographical regions within the smooth period. all the towns has assumed, every now and then, a legendary caliber and so they were noticeable as collective symbols, with objectives and contradictions that replicate the realms they symbolize. Such matters such stand within the centre of this quantity. The authors ask what those capitals have intended for the country and discover the kinfolk among structure, political rules, and social fact. subject matters diversity from Thomas Jefferson's principles in regards to the new capital of the us to the construction of the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, from nineteenth-century viewers to small-town Washington to the protesters of the 1968 pupil stream in West Berlin. This vigorous choice of essays speaks to audiences as assorted as historians, city sociologists, architects and readers drawn to cultural reports.
By Quentin Skinner
Insurance of the Western ecu adventure is wide-ranging during this survey of perceptions of the kingdom, its background, and clients within the modern global. the best post-colonial democratic country, India, is additionally mentioned as an incredible comparative instance. Contributions by means of a exclusive pan-European crew of authors confirm this study's price to scholars and academics of the heritage of rules, political conception and eu stories.
By Nigel Pleasants
This publication makes use of the philosophy of Wittgenstein as a viewpoint from which to problem the belief of a severe social thought, represented pre-eminently via Giddens, Habernas and Bhaskar.
By Joseph C. Pitt
Galileo is respected as one of many founders of recent technological know-how basically as a result of such discoveries because the legislations of falling our bodies and the moons of Jupiter. as well as his clinical achievements, Professor Pitt argues that Galileo merits elevated realization for his contributions to the technique of the hot technology and that his process keeps its worth even at the present time.
In an in depth research of Galileo's mature works, Pitt reconstructs the most important gains of Galileo's epistemology. He exhibits how Galileo's methodological insights develop out of an appreciation of the bounds of human wisdom and he brings clean perception to our suggestion of Galileo's technique and its implications for modern debates. operating from Galileo's insistence at the distinction among the variety of issues that may be recognized and the restricted talents of human knowers, Pitt exhibits how Galileo's good judgment method of rationality allows the improvement of a powerful clinical technique. while, Pitt argues that we must always right our photo of Galileo, the tradition hero. rather than seeing him as a martyr to the reason for fact, Galileo is better understood as a guy of his occasions who used to be responding to quite a few social pressures in the course of a interval of highbrow and political turmoil.
This e-book could be of curiosity to philosophers and to historians and sociologists of technology in addition to to a normal readership attracted to the medical revolution.