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Nationality, Citizenship and Ethno-Cultural Belonging

This book challenges mainstream arguments about the de-ethnicization of citizenship in Europe, offering a critical discussion of normative justifications for ethno-cultural citizenship and an...


The Framework of Home Rule

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the...


Disorder and Progress

This reissue of Professor Vanderwood's groundbreaking study-available again for the first time in a decade-examines bandits, police, and Mexican politics as a whole, showing how different groups used...


Hope and Frustration

This volume aims to spotlight six of contemporary Mexico's most important opposition figures. In-depth interviews conducted by Carlos B. Gil introduce the reader to such increasingly influential...


The Human Tradition in Latin America

This unique collection emphasizes the human element in the study of Latin American history by focusing on the lives of twenty-three men, women, and children. Though they differ widely from each other...


SmartParticipation

In this book a fuzzy-based recommender system architecture for stimulating political participation and collaboration is proposed. It showcases the "Smart Participation" project, which uses the...


When the Sleeper Wakes

One afternoon, at low water, Mr. Isbister, a young artist lodging at Boscastle, walked from that place to the picturesque cove of Pentargen, desiring to examine the caves there. Halfway down the...


Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories

Instead of battling the West with a pistol, Abraham Lincoln tamed America's western territories with his famous pen. By passing laws that offered cheap land, adequate railway transportation, and...


Playing Activists and Dancing Anarchists

Playing Activists and Dancing Anarchists is a Ph.D. dissertation that aims to analyse men and masculinities in political demonstrations and similar manifestations by conceptualising and analytically...


Protest Enacted

Combining approaches from the fields of performance studies, critical race theory, and transnational American studies, 'Protest EnACTed' argues for the relevance of performance in contemporary US...


Muslim Women of Power

Five women have served as leaders of Muslim countries, namely Megawati Sukarnoputri (Vice President of Indonesia, 1991-2001 and President 2002-4), Benazir Bhutto (PM of Pakistan, 1988-90 and 1993-6),...


When the War Came Home

Stacy Bannerman's husband, Lorin was a 43-year-old Sergeant First Class in the reserve army who had never thought he'd be called upon to wage war, but in October 2003 he was called to active duty as...


Muslim Women of Power

This is an exploration of powerful Muslim women covering issues of gender, culture and politics in Islam. Five women have served as leaders of Muslim countries, namely Megawati Sukarnoputri (Vice...


Cricket in the Web

Ovida "Cricket" Coogler was last seen alive entering a mysterious car driven by an unknown man in downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico, around 3:00 on the morning of March 31, 1949. Seventeen days later,...


Frank Blair

Known for his fearlessness in both the political arena and the battlefield, Frank Blair is a Missouri legend. As a member of one of the most prominent and powerful political families in America...


Call ME Tom

Call Me Tom is the first book-length biography of one of Missouri's most successful senators. A moderate liberal in a conservative state, Thomas F. Eagleton was known for his political independence,...


eDemocracy & eGovernment

The reference book reviews and presents systematically the use of Internet in administration and politics. A process-oriented layer model defines the options of exchange and participation for all...


Conservatism and Southern Intellectuals,1789-1861

In "Conservatism and Southern Intellectuals, 1789 1861, " Adam L. Tate discusses the nature of southern conservative thought between 1789 and 1861 by examining six conservatives whose lives and...


Daniel Webster and the Oratory of Civil Religion

Daniel Webster (1782-1852) embodied the golden age of oratory in America by mastering each of the major genres of public speaking of the time. Even today, many of his victories before the Supreme...


The Union on Trial

Spanning some fifty-four years, The Union on Trial is a fascinating look at the journals that William Barclay Napton (1808-1883), an editor, Missouri lawyer, and state Supreme Court judge, kept from...


Jimmie Higgins

Jimmie Higgins follows the dilemma of an American leftist who hates war but is drawn to fight whether in strikes or on the battle field. Jimmy fights in the streets with laborers and the Germans...


Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers

Many Americans remember Senator Sam Ervin (1896-1985) as the affable, Bible-quoting, old country lawyer who chaired the Senate Watergate hearings in 1973. Ervin's stories from down home in North...


James G.Blaine and Latin America

James G. Blaine was one of the leading national political figures of his day, and probably the most controversial. Intensely partisan, the dominant leader of the Republican Party, and a major shaper...


The Kansas City Investigation

The long reign of Kansas City political boss Thomas J. Pendergast came to an end in 1939, after an investigation led by Special Agent Rudolph Hartmann of the U.S. Department of the Treasury resulted...


Agenda 21

Agenda 21, an edge-of-your-seat postapocalyptic thriller from #1 bestselling author Glenn Beck is now available from Encore for a great value! How much would you risk to be free? Emmeline and her...


Social Media, Culture and Politics in Asia

The Internet's explosive growth over the past decade is nowhere more visible than in Asia. Fueled by an expanding middle class, thousands of people connect to the Internet for the first time each day...


On Human Potential

Peace, conflict transformation, and dance are the core topics of this book. It deals with peace and conflict in a different perspective: peace here is understood as plural and incomplete - as a...


Desert Swarm

Book 3 of the Tarizon Saga. What looks like a cathedral suddenly begins to emerge from the sands of the Mojave Desert. Scientist believe it is a natural phenomenon but a local religious leader...


Alte Und Neue Medien - Das "Gesetz Von Der Komplementaritat Auf Dem Prufstand

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Film und Fernsehen, Note: 1, Universitat Wien (Theaterwissenschaft), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der in der Medientheorie immer...


The Truman Scandals and the Politics of Morality

"The Truman Scandals and the Politics of Morality" is a thoroughly researched effort offering an excellent historical narrative of the scandals and accusations of scandal that bedeviled Harry Truman...