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Redefining Propaganda in Modern China The Mao Era and its Legacies

Redefining Propaganda in Modern China The Mao Era and its Legacies

1st Edition

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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 (...

Embassies in Crisis Studies of Diplomatic Missions in Testing Situations

Embassies in Crisis Studies of Diplomatic Missions in Testing Situations

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Ruler Personality Cults from Empires to Nation-States and Beyond Symbolic Patterns and Interactional Dynamics

Ruler Personality Cults from Empires to Nation-States and Beyond Symbolic Patterns and Interactional Dynamics

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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 ...

The Grand Strategies of Great Powers

The Grand Strategies of Great Powers

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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 ...

In the Shadow of the Swastika The Relationships Between Indian Radical Nationalism, Italian Fascism and Nazism

In the Shadow of the Swastika The Relationships Between Indian Radical Nationalism, Italian Fascism and Nazism

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Marzia Casolari
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. ...

The United Nations and Decolonization

The United Nations and Decolonization

1st Edition

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...

Russia in Asia Imaginations, Interactions, and Realities

Russia in Asia Imaginations, Interactions, and Realities

1st Edition

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, ...

Intellectuals in the Latin Space during the Era of Fascism Crossing Borders

Intellectuals in the Latin Space during the Era of Fascism Crossing Borders

1st Edition

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...

Red Money for the Global South East–South Economic Relations in the Cold War

Red Money for the Global South East–South Economic Relations in the Cold War

1st Edition

Max Trecker
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, ...

Alcohol Flows Across Cultures Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

Alcohol Flows Across Cultures Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

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Waltraud Ernst
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 ...

The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions Professing Hate

The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions Professing Hate

1st Edition

Sarah Gendron
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 ...

Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century

Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century

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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 ...

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