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Aberg, Martin
At the start of the twentieth century, political parties had the potential to focus grass-roots interest in the development of modern, democratic nation-states. Yet all the new parties were met with suspicion across Europe, particularly among liberals. These popular misgivings and the way the liberals nevertheless managed to build a party are the subject of this book. In this book, historian Martin Aberg argues that because of liberalism's individualistic traits, which left liberals less susceptible to political organisation on a mass basis, party members had to come to an uneasy compromise between individual and collective action. Aberg compares two regions - Varmland in Sweden and Schleswig-Holstein in Germany - which historically both had a significant liberal presence. Despite its organisational shortcomings, liberalism in Sweden paved the way for the peaceful democratisation of the state. In Germany, however, liberalism turned conservative, foreshadowing the extreme nationalism and Nazism that was to come. Aberg argues that the peculiarities of organisational behaviour go some way to explain the very different outcomes. 246pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2011, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509546
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Inventory #28237
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Edited By Amyot, D. And Logrippo, L.
Feature interaction is a phenomenon well-known to the designers of modern feature-rich telephone switching systems (public or private). This phenomenon occurs when one feature modifies or subverts the operation of another one. This work brings together representatives of the telecommunications industry, the software industry, and the research community, working on various aspects of the problem in order to discuss possible solutions and their practical applications, as well as setting directions for further research. 329pp.
IOS Press, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586033484
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Inventory #22922
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Hunter, Ruth M.; Fritsch, Debra M.
203pp.
Turtle Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1880336227
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Inventory #6506
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Ebbatson, R
In the 1990s, it was the French theorists such as Derrida, Lacan and Foucault who, with their stress on linguistic play and undecidability, took Victorian Studies by storm; now, it seems, it is the Germans who are coming. In Roger Ebbatson's new book, Marx, Simmel, Benjamin and, above all, Heidegger are unleashed on a range of Victorian texts - some unsuspecting, some all too suspecting. The results are alarming: Ebbatson begins with Tennyson overshadowed by empire and homosocial tensions and ends with Conan Doyle writing about a bicycle belonging to a character called Heidegger. In between, he makes bone-shaking progress over a Victorian terrain marked out by Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Robert Louis Stevenson; along the way, Ebbatson considers shipwrecks, money, nature, the South Seas Mission, and 'final solutions'. Tennyson, we discover, was afraid of his own shadow, Hopkins's greatest poem was created by erratic compasses, Hardy wrote like Kafka, Stevenson was drawn to murderous missionaries, and Conan Doyle applauded the concentration camp. Ebbatson shows us that what the Germans bring to our understanding of the nineteenth century is a terrible awareness of the darkest moments of the darkest moments of the twentieth century. 172pp. N.B. Slight fading to rear board. Inside of D/J stained.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191048
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Inventory #23886
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Larsen, Robin; Larsen, Stephen
Trained in mythology, art, and psychology, Stephen and Robin Larsen explore romantic relationships to answer the question: "What do couples really want?" The biographers of their friend and colleague Joseph Campbell, the Larsens turn to myths as well as depth psychology to heal the wounds of gender wars. Their discussions with each other and interviews with five successful couples take readers deep into man-woman psychology and spirituality.
Chrysalis Books, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877853908
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Inventory #17392
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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