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Mussolini Also Did A Lot of Good

The Spread of Historical Amnesia

Surgically, but with wit, Francesco Filippi demolishes each and every myth that has taken root about Mussolini and fascism in an uplifting handbook for political and intellectual self-defense. No … 216 View
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Spectres of Fascism

Historical, Theoretical and International Perspectives

Concerns over the rise of fascism have been preoccupied with the Trump presidency and the Brexit vote in the UK, yet, globally, we are witnessing a turn towards anti-democratic and illiberal … 304 View

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Hungarian and Canadian Perspectives

In October 1956, a spontaneous uprising took Hungarian Communist authorities by surprise, prompting Soviet authorities to invade the country. After a few days of violent fighting, the revolt was … 306 View

The Franz Boas Enigma

Inuit, Arctic, and Sciences

“… Franz Boas has remained an enigma, so misunderstood as a person and so often misrepresented as an anthropologist.” William S. Willis, Jr. How did Franz Boas become the … 188 View
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Introduction

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In the introduction, the author provides a brief history of the resurgence of fascist ideologies in the 21st century. He begins with the election of George Bush and 9/11 and continues through the … 24 $2.40 Add
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Did Mussolini Do Any Good At All?

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The author talks about fake news and historical revisionism. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: United Nations Law, Politics, and Practice

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Topics in this chapter include early attempts at international cooperation prior to the 20th century and an overview of the structure of the book. 22 $2.20 Add
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On Franz Boas, his research, and pivotal role in the history of science and anthropology. His publications provide us two-fold insights: an understanding of the scientific stimuli the young Boas … 9 $0.90 Add
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Mussolini the Provident and Prudential

Was the Duce the first man to give Italians pensions?

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This chapter examines Mussolini’s regime’s activity in the fields of social security and in labour issues. The author refutes the idea that Mussolini was the first man to give … 18 $1.80 Add
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The “Hope of the Hopeless”

Contemporary Lessons from Marxist Struggles Against Hitler and Mussolini

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In this chapter, Schmidt recounts the struggles of Marxist authors and activists in the face of fascist governments like those of Hitler, Mussolini and Franco in the 20th century. He goes on to … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: Causes, Aims, and Course of Events

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On October 23, 1956, a revolution broke out in Budapest and spread all over the country in just a few days. The demonstrators, strikers, armed insurgents, leaders of the organizations of the … 20 $2.60 Add
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The Pursuit of Global Justice

From: Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan begins by recalling his experiences as a human rights lawyer in The Hague. He describes notable cases he was involved in and how it shaped his … 85 $10.20 Add
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“… the elementary relationship between land and people …”: Geographical and Ethnological Paradigms / Early Geographical Studies, 1881-1883: Inuit Occupancy in the Arctic

Chapters 1 and 2

From: The Franz Boas Enigma

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Chapter 1 discusses Franz Boas’ life and research/various publications and their importance as well as explores his interests, academic directions, and influences. Chapter 2 explores … 20 $2.00 Add
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Could the Hungarian Revolution Have Succeeded in 1956? Myths, Legends, and Illusions

From: The 1956 Hungarian Revolution

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Whether it could have been otherwise is the most frequent and poignant question for contemporaries and posterity alike when a revolution or an uprising has failed. Was defeat inevitable, or might … 21 $2.73 Add