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The Reforms of Peter the Great: Progress Through Violence in Russia: Progre…

This psychologically penetrating revisionist account of the life and rule of Rusia’s 18th-century Tsar-reformer develops an important theme – that is, what happens when the drive for “progress” is linked to an autocratic, expansionist impulse rather than to a larger goal of human emancipation? And, what has been the price of power – both for Peter and for Russia?

The Reforms Of Peter The Great

Pub Date : 2015-02-24 | Author : Evgenii V. Anisimov | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317454885
ISBN 13 : 131745488X

This exciting and psychologically penetrating account of the life and rule of Russia's eighteenth-century tsar-reformer develops an important theme. What happens when the drive for..

Human Development Report 2004

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : United Nations Development Programme | Publisher : Human Development Report

ISBN 10 : 9780195221466
ISBN 13 : 019522146X

This is the 15th report, prepared by a team of independent experts, which explores major development issues of global concern. The 2004 report focuses on issues of cultural liberty..


Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Mojmir Mrak | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 0821357182
ISBN 13 : 9780821357187

Thirteen years after independence from the former Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia has become one of the most advanced transition economies in Central and Eastern Europe ..


Pub Date : 2017-12-05 | Author : E-Flux | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781786633576
ISBN 13 : 1786633574

Leading artists, theorists, and writers exhume the dystopian and utopian futures contained within the present “I am the supercommunity, and you are only starting to recognize me...

White American Youth

Pub Date : 2017-10-24 | Author : Christian Picciolini | Publisher : Hachette Books

ISBN 10 : 9780316522915
ISBN 13 : 0316522910

A stunning look inside the world of violent hate groups by a onetime white supremacist leader who, shaken by a personal tragedy, realized the error of his ways and abandoned his de..

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