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On Zion On Zion

Martin Buber

Издател: Schocken Books

This volume grew out of a series of lectures by the author in 1944. He analyzes the centrality of Zion to biblical and Talmudic thought, how it inspired medieval thinkers and mystics, and how it moved modern Jews from Moses Hess to Ray Kook and A.D. Gordon. .

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Origins of the Common Law Origins of the Common Law

Arthur R. Hogue

Издател: Liberty Press

Written for the beginning student as well as the experienced scholar, this introductory analysis of the origin and early development or the English common law provides and excellent grounding for the early study of legal history. Between 1154, when Henry II became king, and 1307, when Edward I died, the common law underwent spectacular growth.

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Reflections on History Reflections on History

Jacob Burckhardt

Издател: Liberty Classics

Another work by Jacob Burckhardt, one published posthumously, Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen, translated as Force & Freedom: Reflections on History by James Hastings, Nichols, (New York 1943, henceforward Reflections) was based on a series of lectures which Burckhardt gave between 1868 and 1871 and offers fundamental insight into his concept of

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The Age of Capital, 1848-75 The Age of Capital, 1848-75

Eric Hobsbawm

Издател: Abacus

A major treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875 - a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism through the world. In the 1860s a new word entered the economic and political vocabulary of the world: "capitalism". The global triumph of capitalism is the major theme of history in the decades after 1848. It was the triumph of a society which

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The Age of Empire: 1875-1914 The Age of Empire: 1875-1914

Eric Hobsbawm

Издател: Abacus

The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society.

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The Age of Revolution: Europe, 1789-1848 The Age of Revolution: Europe, 1789-1848

Eric Hobsbawm

Издател: Abacus

Eric Hobsbawm traces with brilliant analytical clarity the transformation brought about in every sphere of European life by the Dual revolution - the 1789 French revolution and the Industrial Revolution that originated in Britain. This enthralling and original account highlights the significant sixty years when industrial capitalism established

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The Albanian Question The Albanian Question

James Pettifer , Miranda Vickers

Издател: I.B.Tauris

“Winston Churchill is alleged to have once stated that the Balkans produce more history than they can consume. The events in the region over the last two decades have shown that, on the whole, his (alleged) assessment was correct. James Pettifer and Miranda Vickers's writings illustrate that the Balkan tendency to churn out excessive history is

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The American Commonwealth The American Commonwealth

James Bryce

Издател: Liberty Fund, Inc.

In Democracy in America (1835) the Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville interpreted American society through the lens of democratic political theory. A half-century later the Scotsman James Bryce examined "the institutions and the people of America as they are." Bryce presented his findings in The American Commonwealth, first published in London in

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