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13. First and last and always

13. First and last and always  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0013
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9780199586790
Gothic cinema is universally recognizable. It has become a worldwide phenomenon, complete with the ethos of the Gothic Revival and elements of the earlier Gothic myth, from a belief in ... More
1. ‘A and not A’: what is fascism?

1. ‘A and not A’: what is fascism?  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0001
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9780199685363
‘“A and not A”: what is fascism?’ examines how fascism has been defined. Whereas Marxists held capitalists responsible for fascism, Weberians blamed the pre-industrial, or feudal, ruling ... More
1. Why migration matters

1. Why migration matters  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0001
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9780198753773
One in every 35 people in the world today is an international migrant, but migration affects far more people than just those who migrate. It has important social, economic, and political ... More
5. Irregular migration

5. Irregular migration  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0005
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‘Irregular migration’ explores migration outside of established legal means. There are many ways for a migrant to be classed as irregular, but their motivations for leaving are the same as ... More
5. The nation in history

5. The nation in history  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0005
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9780192840981
‘The nation in history’ investigates historical notions of nationhood. Nations are generally thought of as being relatively recent inventions, as it is believed that earlier societies did ... More
3. Italy: ‘making history with the fist’

3. Italy: ‘making history with the fist’  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0003
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9780199685363
‘Italy: “making history with the fist”’ examines the development of fascism in Italy and Mussolini's dictatorship. In 1921, Fascism took off in regions affected by agrarian unrest, where ... More
American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction

American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan Ware

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
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Mar 2015
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9780199393794
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199328338.001.0001
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book
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9780199328338
What does U.S. history look like with women at the center of the story? From Pocahantas to military women serving in the Iraq war, American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0001
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The ‘Introduction’ outlines the aims of this volume. It explores the country’s difficulties in developing and disseminating strong and credible national visions for a domestic and ... More
6. Italy’s ‘soft’ power

6. Italy’s ‘soft’ power  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0007
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‘Italy’s “soft” power’ explores the various dimensions that make up Italy’s soft power, including art and architecture, cinema, literature, music, gastronomy, fashion, sport, diplomacy, and ... More
2. Alternative projects of nationhood

2. Alternative projects of nationhood  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0003
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After the First World War, the country was torn apart by competing visions of what modern Italy should stand for and which values should bind Italians together. Against a background of high ... More
3. Governing Italy

3. Governing Italy  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0004
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One strand of controversy and debate concerning Italy’s path to modernity has focused on its political system and style of government. In liberal Italy, there are two styles of governing: ... More
4. ‘Made in Italy’

4. ‘Made in Italy’  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0005
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Despite lacking raw materials and still being heavily dependent on agriculture in the early 20th century, Italy managed to become the fifth most industrialized economy in the world by the ... More
5. Emigration, immigration, and citizenship

5. Emigration, immigration, and citizenship  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0006
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‘Emigration, immigration, and citizenship’ describes how modern Italy has been characterized by mass emigration. In 1861-1990 over twenty-eight million Italians left their country, mainly ... More
21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State

21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0021
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9780192853981
‘The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State’ looks at the reconsideration of Britain's purpose and place in the world that came in the aftermath of the Boer War. Britain concluded ... More
10. The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy

10. The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776472
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0010
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9780192853882
‘The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy’ shows that the supreme navigational tool of politics is the thing called ‘justice’ which in Plato's Republic was the ... More
11. Studying Politics Scientifically

11. Studying Politics Scientifically  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776472
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0011
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The basic question in political science is: what causes such and such a political phenomenon? ‘Studying Politics Scientifically’ shows that political science requires that we forget about ... More
13. Can Politics Survive the Twenty‐first Century?

13. Can Politics Survive the Twenty‐first Century?  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776472
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0013
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9780192853882
‘Can Politics Survive the Twenty-first Century?’ begins with the issue of morality and politics. The concepts of ‘political moralism’ and internationalism are described. The way political ... More
3. The Romans: The Real Meaning of Patriotism

3. The Romans: The Real Meaning of Patriotism  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776472
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0003
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9780192853882
‘The Romans’ considers the structure of Roman politics, outlining the power and roles of consuls and the Senate. The Romans' moral strength, virtue, freedom, and love of country ... More
4. Motherland, fatherland, and homeland

4. Motherland, fatherland, and homeland  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0004
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9780192840981
‘Motherland, fatherland, and homeland’ examines the existence of kinship to bounded territory. All three terms invoke the ancient concept of ‘native land’. However, the modern nation is ... More
2. What is a nation?

2. What is a nation?  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192840981
‘What is a nation?’ attempts to define the term of nation. Nations are comprised of social (i.e. norms, customs, or language) and territorial relations, which give rise to a collective ... More

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