Elections as Instruments of Democracy

Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades: Celebrations in the Time of Stalin (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian )

Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades: Celebrations in the Time of Stalin (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies) by Karen Petrone
English | Nov. 22, 2000 | ISBN: 0253337682 | 280 Pages | DJVU | 9.41 MB

Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades Celebrations in the Time of Stalin Karen Petrone A lively investigation of the official and unofficial meanings of Stalinist celebrations.
The Promise of Power: The Origins of Democracy in India and Autocracy in Pakistan (Repost)

The Promise of Power: The Origins of Democracy in India and Autocracy in Pakistan by Maya Tudor
Language: English | 2013 | ISBN: 1107032962 | 258 pages | PDF | 5,05 MB

Under what conditions are some developing countries able to create stable democracies while others are perpetually prone to instability and authoritarianism?

Models of Democracy, 3rd Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 19, 2017
Models of Democracy, 3rd Edition

Models of Democracy, 3rd Edition by David Held
English | April 3, 2006 | ISBN: 0804754713, 0804754721 | EPUB | 400 pages | 2.4 MB
The Deadlock of Democracy in Brazil (Interests, Identities, And Institutions In Comparative Politics)

The Deadlock of Democracy in Brazil (Interests, Identities, And Institutions In Comparative Politics) by Barry Ames
English | Jan. 22, 2009 | ASIN: B0719R4FJL | 346 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Many countries have experimented with different electoral rules in order either to increase involvement in the political system or make it easier to form stable governments. Barry Ames explores this important topic in one of the world's most populous and important democracies, Brazil.

The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 9, 2017
The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy [Audiobook]

The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy [Audiobook] by Christopher Lasch
English | July 20, 2017 | ASIN: B073SF78M9, ISBN: 1541455533 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hrs 32 mins | 208 MB
Narrator: David de Vries
Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation (Repost)

Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation by Paul M. Sniderman, Benjamin Highton
Language: English | 2011 | ISBN: 0691151105 | 416 pages | PDF | 3,13 MB

Citizens are political simpletons–that is only a modest exaggeration of a common characterization of voters.
Lexical Facility: Size, Recognition Speed and Consistency as Dimensions of Second Language Vocabulary Knowledge

Lexical Facility: Size, Recognition Speed and Consistency as Dimensions of Second Language Vocabulary Knowledge By Michael Harrington
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 319 Pages | ISBN : 1137372613| 4.34 MB

This book examines the simultaneous contribution of learner vocabulary size and speed to second language performance differences across learner levels and settings. Harrington considers vocabulary size and speed, as reflected in retrieval speed and consistency, as a three-dimensional measurement construct termed lexical facility.
The Politics of Commercial Treaties in the Eighteenth Century: Balance of Power, Balance of Trade

The Politics of Commercial Treaties in the Eighteenth Century: Balance of Power, Balance of Trade By Prof. Antonella Alimento, Dr. Koen Stapelbroek
English | PDF | 2017 | 472 Pages | ISBN : 3319535730 | 17.08 MB

This book is the first study that analyses bilateral commercial treaties as instruments of peace and trade comparatively and over time. The work focuses on commercial treaties as an index of the challenges of eighteenth-century European politics, shaping a new understanding of these challenges and of how they were confronted at the time in theory and diplomatic practice.
Reassessing the Roles of Women as 'Makers' of Medieval Art and Architecture (2 Vol. Set) (Repost)

Therese Martin, "Reassessing the Roles of Women as 'Makers' of Medieval Art and Architecture (2 Vol. Set)"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 9004185550 | PDF | pages: 1185 | 89.3 mb

Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911-1914 [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Aug. 29, 2017
Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911-1914 [Repost]

Kitchener as Proconsul of Egypt, 1911-1914 by George.H. Cassar
English | 12 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 3319393626 | 278 Pages | PDF | 3.33 MB

This book covers the tenure of Kitchener as Proconsul in Egypt in the years preceding the First World War. Based mostly on unpublished sources – including government records and private papers – it not only fills a gap in the life and career of Kitchener,