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British Diplomacy and US Hegemony in Cuba, 1898-1964
British Diplomacy and US Hegemony in Cuba, 1898-1...
Christopher Hu...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:An analysis of Cuba's history from a British diplomatic perspective during the period of US political and economic domination, from 1898 to 1964. It investigates how Britain attempted to protect its trade and other interests in the island, whilst alw...
British Idealism and the Concept of the Self
British Idealism and the Concept of the Self
W. J. Mander; Stamatoula...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book reassesses the origins, development and legacy of the philosophy of the British idealists, demonstrating the enduring relevance of their thought for the modern discipline. This body of work coheres around the single unifying theme of the...
British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73
British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional...
S. Thompson
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian regional security arrangements. The link between these two events is not direct, but a relationship existed, which is impor...
British Muslim Politics
British Muslim Politics
P. Akhtar
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Although there has emerged a huge interest in the Muslim communities in Britain since 9/11 and 7/7, few academic studies have focused on the political processes within Muslim communities and the impacts these have on civic engagement. This book exami...
British Policy in the Persian Gulf, 1961-1968
British Policy in the Persian Gulf, 1961-1968
Palgrave Macmillan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:An in-depth analysis of Great Britain's policy in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region during the last years of British imperialism in the area, covering the period from the independence of Kuwait to the decision of the Wilson Government to withdraw from...
Building a New World
Building a New World
Luce Irigaray; Michael...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:With an original introduction by Luce Irigaray, and original texts from her students and collaborators, this book imagines the outlines of a more just, ecologically attuned world that flourishes on the basis of sexuate difference.
Burning Table Mountain
Burning Table Mountain
S. Pooley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain and the surrounding peninsula has been a crucible for attempts to integrate the social and ecological dimensions of wild fire. This environmental history of humans and wildfire outlines these interactions from the...
Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy
Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy
G. Alfani
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death.
Calculating the Human
Calculating the Human
L. Doria
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Why does contemporary calculation develop as calculation of the quality of everything? How should we consider calculation of quality and the relationship between calculation and enhancement of life? These and related questions are addressed through p...
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 ...
Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism
Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism
P. Wagner
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:The book consists of a series of chapters on Carnap's ideal of explication as an alternative to the naturalistic conceptions of science, setting it in its historical context, discussing specific cases of explications, and enriching the on-going debat...
Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge
Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge
M. Rosengren
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Using the example of prehistoric paintings discovered in the late 19th century in Spain and France Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge inquires into epistemic questions related to images, depicting and perception that this rich material has given rise...