Ruler Personality Cults from Empires to Nation-States and Beyond Symbolic Patterns and Interactional Dynamics
The Grand Strategies of Great Powers
In the Shadow of the Swastika The Relationships Between Indian Radical Nationalism, Italian Fascism and Nazism
The United Nations and Decolonization
Alcohol Flows Across Cultures Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective
Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century
James Farley, Matthew D. Johnson
November 20, 2020
Usage of the political keyword "propaganda" by the Chinese Communist Party has changed and expanded over time. These changes have been masked by strong continuities spanning periods in the history of the People’s Republic of China from the Mao Zedong Era (1949-1976) to the New Era of Xi Jinping (...
Rogelia Pastor-Castro, Martin Thomas
October 30, 2020
Embassies are integral to international diplomacy, their staff instrumental to inter-governmental dialogue, strategic partnerships, trading relationships and cultural exchange. But Embassies are also discreet political spaces. Notionally sovereign territory ‘immune’ from local jurisdiction, in ...
Kirill Postoutenko, Darin Stephanov
September 14, 2020
Encompassing five continents and twenty centuries, this book puts ruler personality cults on the crossroads of disciplines rarely, if ever, juxtaposed before: among its authors are historians, linguists, media scholars, political scientists and communication sociologists from Europe, the United ...
Tudor A. Onea
August 06, 2020
What is grand strategy and what is it good for? What are great powers, and which states are great powers today? What are the grand strategies available to great powers? What are the conditions under which a certain strategy is suitable and when should it be rejected? What are the factors affecting ...
July 31, 2020
This book examines and establishes connections between Italian Fascism and Hindu nationalism, connections which developed within the frame of Italy’s anti-British foreign policy. The most remarkable contacts with the Indian political milieu were established via Bengali nationalist circles. ...
Nicole Eggers, Jessica Lynne Pearson, Aurora Almada e Santos
July 28, 2020
Differing interpretations of the history of the United Nations on the one hand conceive of it as an instrument to promote colonial interests while on the other emphasize its inﬂuence in facilitating self-determination for dependent territories. The authors in this book explore this dynamic in order...
Jane F. Hacking, Jeffrey S. Hardy, Matthew P. Romaniello
July 23, 2020
This edited volume presents new research on Russian-Asian connections by historians, art historians, literary scholars, and linguists. Of particular interest are imagined communities, social networks, and the legacy of colonialism in this important arena of global exchanges within the imperial, ...
Valeria Galimi, Annarita Gori
March 10, 2020
This volume investigates a galaxy of diverse networks and intellectual actors who engaged in a broad political environment, from conservatism to the most radical right, between the World Wars. Looking beyond fascism, it considers the less-investigated domain of the 'Latin space', which is both...
March 10, 2020
Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the “new” South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War, ...
March 06, 2020
This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is laid on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe regarding consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. Its transnational perspective facilitates an ...
February 05, 2020
The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and, in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies ...
James Gregory, Daniel J.R. Grey
December 05, 2019
This volume examines the nineteenth century not only through episodes, institutions, sites and representations concerned with union, concord and bonds of sympathy, but also through moments of secession, separation, discord and disjunction. Its lens extends from the local and regional, through to ...