The stage is set for war. And in the midst of a world ready to explode, American president James MacPherson’s second term is ending.
The battle to succeed him is heating up into the most fiercely contested presidential election in American history. Who will lead a bitterly divided country over the next four years? And just what role-if any-does the U.S. play in history’s last days?
There have been numerous attempts to engage the united nations in a meaningful campaign against state supported and other terrorist activities. But the inherently political nature of terrorism has made it exceedingly difficult to obtain global consensus on who even qualifies as a terrorist, much less agreement on counterterrorism measures to pursue
How do writers and citizens in the different countries of the world view their own past? What key events and influences shaped those perspectives? And how accurate arevthe views of foreing commentators? Here, leading writers and scholars from twenty-eight countries give thoughtful, engaging accounts of their won nation’s history. The diverse and wide-ranging narratives offer a unique lens through which to view the modern world
How the west came to rule offers a unique interdisciplinary account which argues that capitalisms origins should be understood as the outcome of global processes in which non-European societies played a decisive role. Through an analysis of Mongolian expansion, new world discoveries, ottoman habsburg rivalry, the development of the Asian colonies and bourgeois revolutions. Alexander Anievas and Karem Nisancioglu explain how these diverse events and processes came together to produce capitalism
The book draws from the decades of experience of its authors working with and understanding electorates across African countries, as well as from global trends and attitudes the world over, to highlight the roles that factors such as legacy, political parties and other establishments play in determining the outcomes of elections.
It represents a comprehensive guide that will help aspirants, political actors, civil societies, donors, social activists and most importantly, citizens understand the tectonic shifts taking place in the electoral ecosystem across the world. – Brand Crunch
Danny Danon is one of Israel’s emerging leaders and a force for keeping Israel free and strong. He unabashedly rejects the notion of making concessions and capitulations to terrorists, whether individuals or rogue nations.
His skills as a political figure are exceptional and matched by his keen intellect and commitment to a strong and stable Israel. You will love the strength, thought, and clarity of this book.
This provocative analysis of Martin Luther’s thought and work encourages readers to delve into the social, political, and religious climate of the sixteenth century. How sis the patterns of thought Luther inherited from his mentors and teachers influence him? How did the evolving European class system and political climate support and hinder his reforming efforts? This classic text establishes the significance of Luther’s ninety-five these, then explores the great reformer’s ideas on topics as varied as faith, life and death, nature, the state, and the practice of translation.
Heinrich Bornkamm was a professor at Heidelberg University in Germany.
Get inside the minds of great thinkers in history. Each volume in the Wadsworth Philosophers series provides a brief and accessible insight into the ideas of major philosophers throughout history. Each of the authors in the series is a scholar writing with expert knowledge and understanding of the philosopher under discussion.
Series editor Daniel Kolak, Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at The William Peterson University New Jersey; oversees each volume, helping to ensure that each book achieves its goal of empowering the reader to better understand the original works of these influential thinkers.
This book is a comprehensive appraisal of the political history of Nigeria since colonization, with emphasis on political parties. The author argues that party coalitions in Nigeria can be explained by the factors of heterogeneity as well as political systems the country has experimented with. He asserts the influence of the institution of the presidency in the current trend towards a two-party system.
“A panaromic nugget book for students in Political Science and History—it will serve well the public interest who are trying to find answers to the maze I the political landscape
On June 1, 1956, the New York Times broke a story that captured the imagination of the world. Another Dead Sea Scroll had been found, unlike any before it, describing unimaginable treasures worth untold billions buried in the hills east of Jerusalem and under the Holy City itself.
Now, more than fifty years after the Copper Scroll was unveiled, New York Times best-selling author Joel C. Rosenberg takes you on his most exciting and heart-pounding ride yet.
Last night, enemies of the United States unleashed a cruel and cowardly attack. After ISIS terrorists attack the U.S Capitol building during the president’s State of the Union address, the entire world waits to see how the most powerful nation on earth will respond.
But the Taylor administration is more committed to political correctness than justice, and it falls to other nations to lead the way in hunting down Abu Khalif, the criminal and religious mastermind who heads the Islamic State.