The View from Xanadu: William Randolph Hearst and United by Ian Mugridge

By Ian Mugridge

Hearst is mostly remembered as a flag-waving, jingoistic patriot who used to be anti-British, anti-French, anti-Oriental - anti virtually every thing other than the us. He was once considered as an admirer of Hitler and Mussolini, and a staunch isolationist who believed that minimizing American touch with the remainder of the realm was once the one convinced technique to in attaining defense. utilizing the entire journalistic gear at his disposal, Hearst trumpeted his perspectives in regards to the behavior of different international locations and peoples and, extra fairly, concerning the behavior of his personal state in terms of them. The Spanish-American conflict of 1898 was once frequently defined as "Mr Hearst's warfare" due to the position he it appears performed in pushing the us into it. Mugridge investigates Hearst's journalistic strategies, which seldom diverse, and concludes that eventually Hearst's flamboyant kind militated opposed to his being taken heavily by means of these liable for the nation's affairs. Exploring the non-public facet of this very public determine, Mugridge argues that Hearst was once a much more complicated person than past biographers have assumed. He probes underneath Hearst's mostly self-created photograph to delineate the aspirations, anxieties, and vanities that led Hearst to embody and enhance his positions on U.S. international kinfolk.

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Government finance statistics yearbook, Volume 25 by International Monetary Fund. Government Finance Statistics

By International Monetary Fund. Government Finance Statistics Division

Quantity XXVI (2002) of the govt. Finance information Yearbook comprises statistical info on executive monetary operations for one hundred thirty IMF member international locations. particular annual information (extending via 2000 or 2001 for many nations) are offered on profit, expenditure, and financing transactions. All info agree to criteria set forth in A guide on executive Finance data and are similar from state to nation. This yearbook presents facts on budgetary operations, extrabudgetary operations, social safety transactions, and consolidated monetary operations of vital governments. while to be had, info also are awarded for nation and native governments. Institutional tables checklist details on executive devices. a bit of the govt Finance statistics Yearbook is dedicated to a cross-country presentation of information categorized by means of subject.

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A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe by Stuart Leibiger

By Stuart Leibiger

A spouse to James Madison and James Monroe beneficial properties essays from top teachers that think of numerous features of the lives and legacies of our fourth and 5th presidents.

  • Provides historians and scholars of historical past with a wealth of recent insights into the lives and achievements of 2 of America’s so much comprehensive statesmen, James Madison and James Monroe
  • Features 32 state-of-the box historiographic essays from major lecturers that examine a variety of elements of the lives and legacies of our fourth and 5th presidents
  • Synthesizes the most recent findings, and gives new insights according to unique examine into fundamental sources
  • Addresses themes that readers usually are looking to examine extra approximately, corresponding to Madison and slavery

Chapter One James Madison's Political idea: the guidelines of an appearing baby-kisser (pages 4–20): Jack N. Rakove
Chapter James Madison's trip to an “Honorable and worthwhile Profession”, 1751–1780 (pages 21–38): Paul Douglas Newman
Chapter 3 James Madison, 1780–1787: Nationalism and Political Reform (pages 39–55): Adam Tate
Chapter 4 James Madison and the Grand conference: “The nice hassle of illustration” (pages 56–73): Gordon Lloyd and Christopher Burkett
Chapter 5 James Madison and the Ratification of the structure: A conquer Adversity (pages 74–90): Kevin R. C. Gutzman
Chapter Six James Madison within the Federalist: Elucidating “The specific constitution of this govt” (pages 91–108): Michael Zuckert
Chapter Seven James Madison, Republican govt, and the Formation of the invoice of Rights: “Bound by way of each rationale of Prudence” (pages 109–126): Alan Gibson
Chapter 8 James Madison within the U.S. apartment of Representatives, 1789–1797: America's First Congressional flooring chief (pages 127–142): Carey Roberts
Chapter 9 James Madison and the nationwide Gazette Essays: The beginning of a celebration baby-kisser (pages 143–158): Denver Brunsman
Chapter Ten James Madison, the Virginia Resolutions, and the Philosophy of recent American Democracy (pages 159–175): Garrett Ward Sheldon
Chapter 11 James Madison's Secretary of country Years, 1801–1809: Successes and screw ups in overseas kinfolk (pages 176–191): Mary Hackett
Chapter Twelve President James Madison's family regulations, 1809–1817: Jeffersonian Factionalism and the Beginnings of yankee Nationalism (pages 192–206): Aaron N. Coleman
Chapter 13 President James Madison and overseas Affairs, 1809–1817: Years of precept and Peril (pages 207–223): David J. Siemers
Chapter Fourteen James Madison's Retirement, 1817–1836: attractive the Republican prior, current, and destiny (pages 224–240): James H. Read
Chapter Fifteen James Madison and George Washington: The essential Man's quintessential guy (pages 241–258): Stuart Leibiger
Chapter 16 James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which used to be for all times” (pages 259–273): Jeffry H. Morrison
Chapter Seventeen James and Dolley Madison and the search for solidarity (pages 274–291): Catherine Allgor
Chapter Eighteen James Madison and Montpelier: The Rhythms of Rural existence (pages 292–305): David B. Mattern
Chapter Nineteen James Madison and the difficulty of yankee Slavery (pages 306–323): Jeff Broadwater
Chapter Twenty James Monroe's Political concept: the folk the Sovereigns (pages 324–342): Arthur Scherr
Chapter Twenty?One James Monroe, 1758–1783: scholar and Soldier of the yankee Revolution (pages 343–358): Daniel Preston
Chapter Twenty?Two James Monroe and the Confederation, 1781–1789: The Making of a Virginia Statesman (pages 359–374): Robert W. Smith
Chapter Twenty?Three James Monroe within the 1790s: A Republican chief (pages 375–390): William M. Ferraro
Chapter Twenty?Four James Monroe as Governor of Virginia and Diplomat overseas, 1799–1810: A Revolution of ideas and the Triumph of Pragmatism (pages 391–404): David A. Nichols
Chapter Twenty?Five James Monroe as Secretary of nation and Secretary of conflict, 1809–1817: towards Republican Strategic Sobriety (pages 405–420): Mackubin Thomas Owens
Chapter Twenty?Six James Monroe, James Madison, and the battle of 1812: a tough Interlude (pages 421–437): J. C. A. Stagg
Chapter Twenty?Seven President James Monroe's family rules, 1817–1825: “To develop the simplest pursuits of Our Union” (pages 438–455): Michael J. McManus
Chapter Twenty?Eight President James Monroe and international Affairs, 1817–1825: a permanent Legacy (pages 456–471): Sandra Moats
Chapter Twenty?Nine The household lifetime of James Monroe: the fellow at domestic (pages 472–488): Meghan C. Budinger
Chapter Thirty James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson: Republican executive and the British problem to the United States, 1780–1826 (pages 489–504): Michael Schwarz
Chapter Thirty?One James Monroe and James Madison: Republican companions (pages 505–520): Brook Poston
Chapter Thirty?Two James Madison and James Monroe Historiography: A story of 2 Divergent our bodies of Scholarship (pages 521–539): Peter Daniel Haworth

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Defending Life: A Moral and Legal Case Against Abortion by Francis J. Beckwith

By Francis J. Beckwith

Protecting lifestyles is the main complete protection of the prolife place on abortion ever released. it truly is subtle, yet nonetheless available to the standard citizen. with no high-pitched rhetoric or appeals to faith, the writer deals a cautious and respectful case for why the prolife view of human existence is right. He responds to the most powerful prochoice arguments present in legislation, technology, philosophy, politics, and the media. He explains and reviews Roe v. Wade, and he explains why nearly the entire well known prochoice arguments fail. there's easily not anything like this ebook.

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Government and the Food Industry: Economic and Political by Steven T. Sonka (auth.), L. Tim Wallace, William R. Schroder

By Steven T. Sonka (auth.), L. Tim Wallace, William R. Schroder (eds.)

This book's objective is to make clear the threats and possibilities bobbing up from the incentives and regulations of governmental activities which nutrients managers detect of their look for earnings. The nutrition undefined, as outlined the following, comprises farmers, their enter providers, processors and vendors. this article explores how the non-public quarter reacts to the stimulus of public aid measures, principles and laws that are frequently encouraged via completely diversified ends than these wanted in the deepest region. No present unmarried version of financial habit as but safely encompasses or quantifies those advanced vectors and forces. administration is made from many components, such a lot of which are pointed out ex publish yet few of that are appraised accurately ex ante. The perceptual tactics wherein managers reply to governments are prompted via tradition, aptitudes, person and collective ambitions. information of so much government/business relationships are mentioned Few overtly seeing that administration and executive officers are, understandably, usually reluctant to proportion the choice tree course during which belief is outfitted and understandings are negotiated. Our textual content differs from others in that we mix either a theoretical and experiential method of the topic. The insights supplied by way of the case research fabric provide a extra macro and but sensible view than tha t frequently provided in different places. We point out the dangers and dynamics of the events confronted through administration whereas additionally exhibiting the significance and strategic relevance of an excellent analytical beginning for managerial purposes.

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The Globalization of World Politics by John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens

By John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens

Now in its fourth variation, this the world over winning textual content has been absolutely revised and up to date in mild of modern advancements in global politics, with new chapters at the altering nature of struggle, human defense, and overseas ethics. A complete creation to diplomacy, it's perfect to scholars coming to the topic for the 1st time. It presents a coherent, obtainable, and energetic account of the globalization of global politics.

* comprises paintings from a magnificent line-up of foreign individuals who're specialists of their fields; the chapters were rigorously edited so as to verify an built-in and coherent variety in the course of the book
* Covers background, idea, constructions and tactics, and foreign issues
* bargains a visually attractive 4-color interior
* better through a finished Companion Website ( that features a try out financial institution, PowerPoint slides, case reviews, multiple-choice questions, hyperlinks to magazine articles, a flashcard word list, and--new to this edition--video clips, video pod-casts of members, and a information feed

* 3 new chapters at the altering nature of battle, human safety, and overseas ethics
* each one bankruptcy encompasses a 400-word case study
* extra examples from the constructing global

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On The Borders of State Power: Frontiers in the Greater by Martin Gainsborough

By Martin Gainsborough

At the Borders of nation strength explores the altering nature, that means and value of overseas borders over the years within the sector observed this present day because the higher Mekong Sub-region, incorporating Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and China’s Yunnan province. a world  line up of participants research the altering nature of borders through the years, utilizing examples from the fifteenth to twenty first centuries and have interaction with  modern literature on globalisation, fairly because it applies to borders and the character of country energy.  What the publication unearths is that there's some distance larger variety by way of the significance of borders throughout time than is usually thought.  therefore, borders generally considered closed are frequently extra open, open borders are stumbled on to be extra constrained, whereas pre-colonial frontiers, that are frequently seen as particularly unimportant in comparison with the colonial period, are in reality stumbled on to were extra heavily governed.  the modern interval, the e-book indicates how financial liberalisation – or so-called cooperation among the Mekong states within the post-Cold battle interval – has been followed now not through the retreat of the kingdom yet particularly by way of its enlargement, together with in methods which often impose maximum regulations at the bad and marginalised. Incorporating paintings via either historians and social scientists this booklet is a priceless learn for these attracted to the politics, improvement and geography of Southeast Asia.

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Bureaucracy by Ludwig Von Mises

By Ludwig Von Mises

Professor von Mises addressed himself to a selected factor: what's the crucial distinction among bureaucratic administration via govt and marketplace administration in a procedure according to inner most possession of the technique of construction? Mises doesn't talk about bureaus or bureaucrats, yet inexorable rules of human motion. He doesn't condemn paperwork, that's the fitting procedure for the behavior of presidency firms corresponding to courts of legislations, police departments, and the inner profit carrier; even though, in financial creation and distribution, the bureaucratic procedure is proven to be an abomination that spells common spoil and catastrophe.

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