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Originally published in 1923, this book presents a compilation of texts relating to French patriotism in the period from 1814 to 1833. The idea for the text came during 1917 and it was initially intended to further the friendship between France and England during a time of common military effort.
By Mary McAuley
Today Russia and human rights are both high on the international agenda. Since Putin returned to the presidency in 2012, domestic developments-from the prosecution of Pussy Riot to the release of Khodorkovsky and Russia's global role, especially in relation to Ukraine, have captured the attention of the world. The role...
Accessible introduction to the life and times of one of the towering figures of the American Civil Rights movement
By Ron Nixon
Tells the story of South Africa's shocking propaganda campaign which sold apartheid across the world
By Lauren Banko
This book situates the evolution of citizenship at the centre of state formation under the quasi-colonial mandate administration in Palestine.
By Jane Wills
Combines political theory with attention to political practice to explore the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft. It highlights the challenges of the state devolving itself and the importance of citizens having the freedom, incentives and institutions needed to act.
The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis explores why he, a privileged white man, devoted his life to seeking racial progress in often uncomprehending or hostile courts.
J. Christopher Schutz reveals the real Jackie Robinson, as a more defiant, combative spirit than simply the "turn the other cheek" compliant "credit to his race." Examining this key figure at the crossroads of baseball and civil rights histories, Schutz provides a cohesive exploration of the man and the times...
In the decades after the landmark Brown v Board of Education Supreme Court decision, busing to achieve school desegregation became one of the nation's most controversial civil rights issues. This book examines the pitched battles over busing on a national scale, focusing on cities such as Boston, Chicago, New York,...