By Peter Cornelius Mayer-Tasch,Franz Kohout,Bernd Malunat,Kurt Peter Merk,Patrick Schwan
By Dario Fazzi
This e-book explores Eleanor Roosevelt’s involvement within the worldwide crusade for nuclear disarmament. in keeping with an intensive multi-archival learn, it assesses her total contribution to the worldwide anti-nuclear crusade of the early chilly war and exhibits how she consistently attempted to elevate expertise of the true dangers of nuclear checking out. She strove to coach the overall public about the results of the nuclear fingers race and, in doing so, she grew to become for lots of a reliable anti-nuclear chief and a reliable voice of conscience.
By Dirk Hoerder
By A. El-Agraa
By André Brodocz
By Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler
regardless of the centrality of separation of church and country in American executive, faith has performed a tremendous position within the nation’s politics from colonial occasions during the latest. This crucial anthology presents a desirable background of faith in American politics and public existence via quite a lot of fundamental records. It explores contentious debates over freedom, tolerance, and justice, in concerns starting from slavery to the nineteenth-century controversy over Mormon polygamy to the hot discussions touching on same-sex marriage and terrorism.
Bringing jointly a various variety of voices from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, and secular traditions and the phrases of old personages, from Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Frances Willard to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., this assortment is a useful advent to at least one of crucial conversations in America’s history.
By Lawrence J. Grossback,David A. M. Peterson,James A. Stimson
By Christopher Lake
be worse off than others via no fault in their personal. in a wide-ranging dialogue, Lake checks that instinct from a number of views and issues to the gaps in our present pondering caliber and person responsibility.
By Hew Strachan,Andreas Herberg-Rothe
defined armies, and that the types of conflicts which he mentioned are accordingly a part of a ancient trend which ruled Europe among 1648, the top of the Thirty Years struggle, and 1990 itself. a few have long gone additional, and prompt that Clausewitz's top identified aphorism, that conflict is a continuation of coverage through other
means, isn't just inappropriate this present day but in addition inapplicable traditionally. Clausewitz within the Twenty-First Century reconsiders the important topics in Clausewitz's writings from a latest standpoint, and reveals in them even more notion and perception than those generalisations enable. Embracing the views of background, philosophy and political technology, the ebook reconsiders either the textual content and its present implications. conventional interpretations of On warfare are positioned into
fresh gentle; missed passages are re-examined; and new insights are derived from the conjunction among Clausewitz's textual content and latest challenges.
This publication is a venture of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme at the altering personality of War.
By Gerard B. Wegemer