Three Guineas (Harvest book) by Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf

The writer obtained 3 separate requests for a present of 1 guinea-one for a women’s university development fund, one for a society selling the employment girls, and one to aid hinder warfare and “protect tradition, and highbrow liberty.” This publication is a threefold resolution to those requests-and an announcement of female purpose.

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Headlines from the Holy Land: Reporting the by James Rodgers

By James Rodgers

Tied by means of historical past, politics, and religion to all corners of the globe, the Israeli-Palestinian clash fascinates and infuriates humans internationally. in accordance with new archive study and unique interviews, Headlines from the Holy Land explains why this fiercely contested sector exerts one of these pull over top correspondents and diplomats.

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Fukushima and Beyond: Nuclear Power in a Low-Carbon World by Christopher Hubbard

By Christopher Hubbard

The catalyst for this examine used to be the Fukushima-Daiichi significant nuclear coincidence of eleven March 2011. during this occasion, a critical earthquake and15 metre tsunami brought on severe harm and gear disasters at Japan's Fukushima 1 Nuclear strength Plant that have been judged by way of the foreign Atomic strength corporation to be both as critical because the Soviet Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe of 1986. opposed to a historical past of nuclear hesitancy and reassessment, the possibility of together with or except for nuclear energy in a low-carbon twenty-first century international is now more and more serious. it truly is during this rising state of affairs and context that this publication provides an entire suite of ancient, modern and projected info. Its use of complementary and comparative country-based case reviews presents abundant chance for constructing strongly illustrative research of coverage effectiveness in different polities and markets. during this approach, it combines transparent, accomplished and carefully science-based proof, research and interpretation of knowledge, all resulting in conclusions and coverage suggestions. moreover, it builds an realizing of the complexities and lots of demanding situations posed by way of the nuclear strength alternative.

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Darfur and the International Community: The Challenges of by Richard Barltrop

By Richard Barltrop

The Darfur clash has offered the overseas neighborhood with a couple of demanding situations. How can the combating be stopped in Darfur? What might be performed to save lots of lives and aid the 2 million humans displaced via the clash? and the way to assist result in peace, whereas making sure that the peace contract for the second one Sudanese Civil conflict (1983 - 2005) is carried out? Drawing on unique learn, and tracing the heritage of overseas responses to the conflicts in Sudan, Richard Barltrop investigates what has made up our minds the results of overseas mediation and aid in Sudan. within the technique, he indicates that Darfur has to be obvious in the wider context of clash in Sudan, and that classes could be drawn either for Sudan and for the potent perform of clash answer.

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The Peace Progressives and American Foreign Relations by Robert David Johnson

By Robert David Johnson

This intensively researched quantity covers a formerly overlooked point of yankee heritage: the international coverage point of view of the peace progressives, a bloc of dissenters within the U.S. Senate, among 1913 and 1935. The Peace Progressives and American international Relations is the 1st full-length paintings to target those senators through the top in their collective impact. Robert David Johnson indicates that during formulating an anti-imperialist coverage, the peace progressives complex the left-wing substitute to the Wilsonian agenda.

The adventure of worldwide battle I, and specifically Wilson's postwar peace cost, unified the crowd at the back of the concept the USA may still play an energetic international position because the champion of weaker states. Senators Asle Gronna of North Dakota, Robert l. a. Follette and John Blaine of Wisconsin, and William Borah of Idaho, between others, argued that this anti-imperialist imaginative and prescient could reconcile American beliefs not just with the country's overseas coverage duties but additionally with American fiscal pursuits. In making use of this ideology to either inter-American and ecu affairs, the peace progressives emerged because the strongest competition to the business-oriented internationalism of the decade's Republican administrations, whereas formulating some of the most finished evaluations of yank overseas coverage ever to emerge from Congress.

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Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, Second Edition: Patterns, by Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

By Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

Thoroughly up-to-date and increased, this new version of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace examines the heritage of recurrent efforts to unravel the Arab-Israeli clash and identifies a trend of unfavorable negotiating behaviors that appear to continually derail efforts to accomplish peace. In a full of life and obtainable type, Laura Zittrain Eisenberg and Neil Caplan learn 8 case reports of modern Arab-Israeli diplomatic encounters, from the Egyptian-Israeli peace of 1979 to the starting of the Obama management, in mild of the ancient list. via measuring modern diplomatic episodes opposed to the trend of counterproductive negotiating conduct, this booklet makes attainable a coherent comparability of over sixty years of Arab-Israeli negotiations and provides readers a framework with which to examine the relative strengths and weaknesses of peace-making makes an attempt, prior, current, and future.

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Fighting for Africa: The Pan-African Contributions of by Robert Johnson Jr.

By Robert Johnson Jr.

Struggling with for Africa captures the dedication and contributions of 2 males who devoted their lives to the struggle to loose Africa from colonialism and racism. Ambassador Dudley Thompson, although born within the West Indies, turned a British barrister. Thompson lived in Africa, the place he supplied crucial criminal companies to Jomo Kenyatta while he was once a defendant within the notorious Mau Mau trials of the Fifties and whilst Kenyatta grew to become the president of self sufficient Kenya. additionally, Ambassador Thompson drafted the structure for newly self sufficient Tanzania and served as felony consultant to its president, Julius Nyerere. invoice Sutherland, born within the usa, took an early stand opposed to conflict and militarism within the Forties and, hence, was once imprisoned through the U.S. executive with different peace advocates of the interval, equivalent to David Dellinger. Upon free up from criminal, invoice Sutherland emigrated to pre-independence Gold Coast, the place he labored as an consultant to President Kwame Nkrumah. either males have been very instrumental within the early Pan-African move and took part within the 1945 convention in Manchester, England. There they labored with such Pan-African greats as Amy Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, C.L.R. James, and George Padmore. scuffling with for Africa is a seminal textual content for school, college, and criminal audiences in that it chronicles the improvement of the concept that of Pan-Africanism and applies its tenets to the techniques of de-colonization and nationalism (nation-building) in Africa. The textual content might be essential to scholars and students through the African Diaspora who need a transparent realizing of Pan-Africanism as either a philosophy and practicum.

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Redefining Security in the Middle East by Tami Amanda Jacoby, Brent Sasley

By Tami Amanda Jacoby, Brent Sasley

This ebook addresses the necessity to redefine protection within the heart East. The members to the quantity come from a wide selection of backgrounds, yet have a standard curiosity in discussion in aid of peace within the heart East. to aim to redefine safeguard in a time of flux and confusion is a tough yet helpful venture, yet this publication goals to place ahead new suggestions, new guidelines, and new discourses approximately protection.

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