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Empire of Liberty : Die Vereinigten Staaten von der Reconstruction zum Spanisch-Amerikanischen Krieg

Empire of Liberty : Die Vereinigten Staaten von der Reconstruction zum Spanisch-Amerikanischen Krieg

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Abstract: Wie erklärt man den Aufstieg der USA von einer britischen Kolonie zur globalen Hegemonialmacht in einem Zeitraum von knapp 140 Jahren von der Revolution bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg? Welche Bedeutung hat dabei die nach dem Bürgerkrieg einsetzende forcierte...

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Unter Beobachtung | Under Surveillance : Vertriebenenverbände im Blick der sozialistischen Sicherheitsdienste | The Monitoring of Expellee Organizations by the Socialist Security Services

Unter Beobachtung | Under Surveillance : Vertriebenenverbände im Blick der sozialistischen Sicherheitsdienste | The Monitoring of Expellee Organizations by the Socialist Security Services

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Abstract: The socialist states of Eastern Europe closely and suspiciously observed the expellee organizations that had emerged in the Federal Republic since the late 1940s, including their political activities. This volume, for the first time, takes a look at th...

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Performing Peace and Friendship : The World Youth Festivals and Soviet Cultural Diplomacy

Performing Peace and Friendship : The World Youth Festivals and Soviet Cultural Diplomacy

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Abstract: Performing Peace and Friendship tells the story of how the Soviet Union succeeded in utilizing the World Festival of Youth and Students in its cultural diplomacy from late Stalinism through the early Khrushchev period. Pia Koivunen discusses the evolut...

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Power of Freedom : Hu Shih's Political Writings

Power of Freedom : Hu Shih's Political Writings

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Abstract: Dr. Hu Shih (1891–1962) was one of China's top scholars and diplomats and served as the Republic of China's ambassador to the United States during World War II. As early as 1941, Hu Shih warned of the fundamental ideological conflict between dictatoria...

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Performing Modernism : A Jewish Avant-Garde in Bucharest

Performing Modernism : A Jewish Avant-Garde in Bucharest

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Abstract: This volume examines the reach of modernism in design and performance in interwar Romania. It follows the transnational trajectories of several remarkable Jewish avant-garde artists, actors, and directors based in Bucharest, the country's capital, in t...

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Perspectives on the History of Global Development

Perspectives on the History of Global Development

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Abstract: The Yearbook for the History of Global Development (YHGD) aims to bring together scholars from a range of regional and academic backgrounds and to facilitate dialogue among the different fields and approaches. The YHGD is centrally dedicated to the stu...

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Gender and History : Ireland, 1852–1922

Gender and History : Ireland, 1852–1922

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Abstract: This book provides an overview of Irish gender history from the end of the Great Famine in 1852 until the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922. It builds on the work that scholars of women's history pioneered and brings together internationally r...

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Tracing the Atom : Nuclear Legacies in Russia and Central Asia

Tracing the Atom : Nuclear Legacies in Russia and Central Asia

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Abstract: This book is about nuclear legacies in Russia and Central Asia, focusing on selected sites of the Soviet atomic program, many of which have remained understudied. Nuclear operations, for energy or military purposes, demanded a vast infrastructure of pr...

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Architecture and Development : Israeli Construction in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Settler Colonial Imagination, 1958-1973

Architecture and Development : Israeli Construction in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Settler Colonial Imagination, 1958-1973

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Abstract: In Architecture and Development Ayala Levin charts the settler colonial imagination and practices that undergirded Israeli architectural development aid in Africa. Focusing on the “golden age” of Israel's diplomatic relations in and throughout the cont...

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Nationalism and Populism : Expressions of Fear or Political Strategies?

Nationalism and Populism : Expressions of Fear or Political Strategies?

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Abstract: Nationalism was declared dead too early. At the end of the Cold War, the postnational age was announced and liberalism claimed to have been victorious. Simultaneously, a postnational order was proclaimed. Transnational alliances like the European Union...

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