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Zionism is an international political movement that was originally dedicated to the resettlement of Jewish people in the Promised Land, and is now synonymous with support for the modern state of Is...
Colonialism was the formative power used by western European powers (Britain, France, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain.) This book is a fascinating account of the history of co...
In his new critical study of nationalism, R.J.B. Bosworth explores the origins and purpose of the division of human kind into national groupings. The book explores the history of nationalism, argui...
This book shows how the modern communist movement emerged out of radical millenarian movements of the Middle Ages and the English Civil War, becoming a mass movement of industrial society, seeking...
Starting with the late eighteenth century, this book explores the history of feminism within a range of countries spanning several continents. The use of a broad, comparative approach highlights th...
The fate of the environment was one of the most important issues of the twentieth century and remains a vital problem today, dominating public politics and private interest across the globe an...