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Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics
Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics
C. Groves
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Our capacity to reshape the future has never been more powerful. Yet our ability to foresee the consequences of what we do has not kept pace. Is the idea that we have responsibilities to future generations therefore meaningful? This book argues that ...
Carl Schmitt, Mao Zedong and the Politics of Transition
Carl Schmitt, Mao Zedong and the Politics of Tran...
Qi Zheng
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book develops a new way of reading and benefiting from Schmitt's legal and political theories. It explores Schmitt's theories from the perspective of what I refer to as the politics of transition. It also contributes to identifying the real theo...
Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy
Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist...
H. Dawes
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:In the early 1900s the Catholic Church appealed, for the first time in its history, directly to women to reassert its religious, political and social relevance in Italian society. This book examines how the highly successful conservative Catholic wom...
Changing Childhoods in the Cape Colony
Changing Childhoods in the Cape Colony
S. Duff
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book opens up histories of childhood and youth in South African historiography. It looks at how childhoods changed during South Africa's industrialisation, and traces the ways in which institutions, first the Dutch Reformed Church and then the C...
Childhood, Youth, and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation England
Childhood, Youth, and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation...
L. Underwood
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book explores the role of children and young people within early modern England's Catholic minority. It examines Catholic attempts to capture the next generation, Protestant reactions to these initiatives, and the social, legal and political con...
Chinese Labour in South Africa, 1902-10
Chinese Labour in South Africa, 1902-10
R. Bright
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explores the decision of the British Empire to import Chinese labour to southern Africa despite the already tense racial situation in the region. It enables a clearer understanding of racial and political developments in southern Africa dur...
Christian Theology and the Status of Animals
Christian Theology and the Status of Animals
R. McLaughlin
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:The author argues that there are conflicting traditions with regard to the question of what is the moral standing of animals according to Christianity. The dominant tradition maintains that animals are primarily resources but there are alternative st...
Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World
Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World
T. O' Hannrachain...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Ranging from devotional poetry to confessional history, across the span of competing religious traditions, this volume addresses the lived faith of diverse communities during the turmoil of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Together, they prov...
Churchill on the Far East in the Second World War
Churchill on the Far East in the Second World War
C. Wilson
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Cat Wilson brings together two strands of historical scholarship: Churchill's work as a historian and the history of WWII in the Far East. Examining Churchill's portrayal of the British Empire's war against Japan, as set down in his memoirs, it ascer...
Churchill, Borden and Anglo-Canadian Naval Relations, 1911-14
Churchill, Borden and Anglo-Canadian Naval Relations...
Martin Thornton
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:In 1911, Winston S. Churchill and Robert L. Borden became companions in an attempt to provide naval security for the British Empire as a naval crisis loomed with Germany. Their scheme for Canada to provide battleships for the Royal Navy as part of an...
Cinema and Society in the British Empire, 1895-1940
Cinema and Society in the British Empire, 1895-19...
James Burns
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:By 1940 going to the movies was the most popular form of public leisure in Britain's empire. This book explores the social and cultural impact of the movies in colonial societies in the early cinema age.
Citizen Soldiers and the Key to the Bastille
Citizen Soldiers and the Key to the Bastille
Julia Osman
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Showcasing French participation in the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution, this book shows the French army at the heart of revolutionary, social, and cultural change. Osman argues that efforts to transform the French army into a citizen arm...