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📒Perspectives From The Past ✍ James M Bophy
✏Perspectives from the Past Book Summary : Placing value in perspective a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value."
✏Perspectives from the Past From the age of exploration through contemporary times Book Summary : The best collection of longer primary sources now available in an affordable, compact format.
📒Perspectives From The Past ✍ James M. Brophy
✏Perspectives from the Past Book Summary : A rich, relevant collection of primary sources at an exceptional value
✏Perspectives from the Past From the ancient Near East through the age of absolutism Book Summary : 1st ed. v. 1. From the ancient Near East through the age of absolutism -- v. 2. From early modern era through contemporary times.
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📒Famine Demography ✍ Professor of Population and Development Tim Dyson, M.
✏Famine Demography Book Summary : This book deals with the important subject of famine demography. It contains case studies of the demography of historical and more recent famines in locations as far apart as Ireland, Finland, India, Burundi, Russia, Greece, Madagascar, and Japan. The authors address issues such as the role offamines in controlling population growth in the past, the nature of interactions between starvation and epidemic diseases during times of famine, and the detailed demographic consequences of famines. In the latter category issues such as the age and cause-specific profiles of excess famine mortalityreceive particular attention. Famine Demography illustrates how the demographic impacts of famines can vary according, for example, to the nature of the famine causation process and the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the populations which are affected. The nature and basis of sex differentials in faminemortality are a recurring theme of the book, as are the implications for human fertility and migration.This is the only comparative volume of its kind. It is wide-ranging in time and place, but at the same time focuses sharply on a particular subject. Consequently its contents provide a unique understanding of famine demography, which should be of interest to academics and practitioners involved inlimiting the consequences of famines.
📒Cosmopolitanisms In Muslim Contexts ✍ Derryl N MacLean
✏Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts Book Summary : Focuses on moments in world history when cosmopolitan ideas and actions pervaded specific Muslim societies and cultures, exploring the tensions between regional cultures, isolated enclaves and modern nation-states.
✏Perspectives from the Past From the early modern era through contemporary times Book Summary : From the ancient near east to contemporary times, Perspectives from the Past offers a rich variety of sources both familiar and fresh. The reader contains excerpts from classic texts by Plato, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Marx, and Mill and includes substantive representation of women writers, such as Anna Comnena, Hildegard of Bingen, Madame Roland, Flora Tristan, Emmeline Pankurst, Vera Brittain, and Elizabeth Robbins. Perspectives from the Past offers a wide selection of readings from all regions of Europe, including Venetian ambassadors reports; excerpts from Mickiewics Books of a Polish Nation and Its Pilgrimage; Czar Alexander IIs Edict of Emancipation of 1861 freeing the serfs; the Constitution of the Black Hand, the Serbian nationalist group instrumental in the assasination of Archduke Ferdinand; and In Search of Splendor, Constance de la Moras account of the Spanish Civil War. Also included are non-European writers whose works have made an impact on Western thought, among them Ibn Khaldun, Ibn Battutah, Luiz Vaz de Camoes, Bernal Diaz del Castillo, and Mahatma Gandhi.
📒Cosmopolitanisms In Muslim Contexts ✍ Derryl MacLean
✏Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts Book Summary : Looks at moments in world history when cosmopolitanism pervaded Muslim societies.This volume focuses on instances in world history when cosmopolitan ideas and actions pervaded specific Muslim societies and cultures, exploring the tensions between regional cultures, isolated enclaves and modern nation-states. Models from the past are chosen from 4 geographic areas: the Swahili coast, the Ottoman Empire/ Turkey, Iran and Indo-Pakistan. Each region is covered in 2 chapters, proving a basis for the comparison of specific cosmopolitan instances in Muslim contexts.Cosmopolitanism is a key concept in social and political thought, standing in opposition to closed human group ideologies such as tribalism, nationalism and fundamentalism. Much recent discussion of this concept has been situated within Western self-perceptions with little inclusion of information from Muslim contexts; this volume redresses the balance.
📒World History ✍ D. C. Heath
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