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A Sharp Seasoning of Truth

A Comprehensive Commentary in Pursuit of Genuine National Security

by Pascal R. Politano

<p>Précis for A Sharp Seasoning of Truth Though myriad books have appeared in recent years centering on America’s foreign and domestic policies, they have not addressed the overall state of the Union. None of those books has made an analysis ...

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A Short History of British Colonial Policy

by Hugh Edward Egerton

<p>This volume discusses a short history of British Colonial policy. With all its faults the book represents much reading and some thought. In writing what is, to some extent, a history of opinion, it has been impossible altogether to suppress ...

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A Short History of South Africa

by Gail Nattrass

<p>South Africa is popularly perceived as the most influential nation in Africa – a gateway to an entire continent for finance, trade and politics, and a crucial mediator in its neighbours’ affairs. On the other hand, post-Apartheid dreams of ...

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A Short History of the American Revolutionary War

by Stephen Conway

<p>The American war against British imperial rule (1775-1783) was the world's first great popular revolution. Ideologically defined by the colonists' formal Declaration of Independence in 1776, the struggle has taken on something a mythic ...

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A Short History of the Hundred Years War

by Michael Prestwich

<p>The conflict that swept over France from 1337 to 1453 remains the longest military struggle in history. A bitter dynastic fight between Plantagenet and Valois, The Hundred Years War was fought out on the widest of stages while also creating ...

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A Short History of the IRA

From 1916 Onwards

by Brendan O'Brien

<p>An accessible, clearly-written account of the IRA from 1916 to today. It covers the origins and history of the organisation, its aims, the political and military thinking which has driven its activities, and the major personalities who have ...

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A Short History of the State in Canada

by E. A. Heaman

<p>A concise, elegant survey of a complex aspect of Canadian history, <em>A Short History of the State in Canada</em> examines the theory and reality of governance within Canada’s distinctive political heritage: a combination of Indigenous, ...

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A Sociology of Constitutions

Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective

by Chris Thornhill

<p>Using a methodology that both analyzes particular constitutional texts and theories and reconstructs their historical evolution, Chris Thornhill examines the social role and legitimating status of constitutions from the first ...

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A Sociology of Knowledge of European Integration

The Social Sciences in the Making of Europe

by Kristoffer Kropp & Rebecca Adler-Nissen

<p>This book addresses the important but understudied question of how social scientific knowledge is entangled in the process of European integration. More specifically, it provides the first systematic introduction to a sociology of knowledge ...

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A Sociology of Transnational Constitutions

Social Foundations of the Post-National Legal Structure

by Chris Thornhill

<p>This volume focuses on the rise of transnational constitutional laws, primarily created by the interaction between national and international courts and by the domestic transformation of international law. Through detailed analysis of ...

ISBN: 9781316714720

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A Systems Approach To Social Impact Assessment

Two Alaskan Case Studies

by Lawrence A. Palinkas

<p>This book provides two case studies that demonstrate the use of systems analysis to forecast the often far-reaching consequences of government policies and economic development for the social relations and cultural values of different ...

ISBN: 9780429711411

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A Taxslaves Manifesto

by Kurt Colucci

<p>We have become a society of Taxslaves, entrenched in government dependence; We are now rotting in our acceptance of it Entitlement has replaced Ambition. Expectation has replaced Exploration. Taxation has become Exploitation. Will Tyranny ...

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A Theory Of Citizenship

Organizing Plurality In Contemporary Democracies

by Herman R. Van Gunsteren

<p>Examines the conditions that stimulate citizenship.. Whereas liberal, republican, and communitarian theories of citizenship analyzed the conditions of citizenship, the central message of this book is that the practical exercise of ...

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A Theory of Public Opinion

by Francis Wilson

<p>This book traces the emergence of the ideas and institutions that evolved to give people mastery over their own destiny through the force of public opinion. The Greek belief in citizen participation is shown as the ground upon which the idea ...

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A theory of the super soldier

The morality of capacity-increasing technologies in the military

by Jean-François Caron

<p>Throughout history, states have tried to create the perfect combatant with superhuman physical and cognitive features that are akin to those of comic book superheroes. However, the current innovations have nothing to do with the ones from the

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A Time of Scandal

Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau

by Rosemary Stevens

<p>In the early 1920s, with the nation still recovering from World War I, President Warren G. Harding founded a huge new organization to treat disabled veterans: the US Veterans Bureau, now known as the Department of Veterans Affairs. He ...

ISBN: 9781421421315

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A Title in the Making. Perot Movement Laid the Foundation to Take Back America. Where Do We Go From Here?

by Patricia Muth

<p>&nbsp;Back Cover Summary Twenty-some years ago, a populist movement swept America. It was kicked off by a billionaire businessman from Texas named Ross Perot. It started on a popular television show, Larry King Live. In what seems like ...

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A Train to Bangladania

The Billion-Dollar Farce of a High Speed Train, an Italian Businessman Charged with Fraud and a Brazilian Politician.

by Leandro Demori

Brazil had plans to connect its two largest cities with a high-speed train, a billion dollar project to be inaugurated in time for the 2014 World Cup. A solution was offered by an Italian businessman facing fraud charges and a Brazilian ...

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A Transnational Feminist View of Surrogacy Biomarkets in India

by Sheela Saravanan

<p>This book takes a reproductive justice approach to argue that surrogacy as practised in the contemporary neoliberal biomarkets crosses the humanitarian thresholds of feminism. Drawing on her ethnographic work with surrogate mothers, intended ...

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A Treatise of Human Nature

by David Hume

<p>Human nature, which he pretends to explain, or very knowing in what is naturally satisfactory to the mind of man. For nothing is more certain, than that despair has almost the same effect upon us with enjoyment, and that we are no sooner ...

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