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Media Freedom: The Contradictions of Communication in the Age of Modernity

Richard Barbrook - Political Science - 1995 - 218 pages
Most people believe that the freedom of the media is an essential prerequisite of a modern democracy. Yet there is also a growing conviction that the media are turning ...
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The Everything Guide to Understanding Socialism: The political, social, and ...

Pamela Toler - Political Science - 2011 - 304 pages
Socialism was one of the formative forces of the modern world, and its complex history stretches back nearly three centuries. But what, exactly, does socialism mean? This ...
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America Rising: Power and Political Economy in the First Nation

David Felix - Business & Economics - 2011 - 265 pages
The United States became a great power in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and a superpower during World War II without quite knowing it. Few Americans fully ...
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Contesting Democracy

Jan-Werner Muller - Political Science - 2011 - 304 pages
DIVThis book is the first major account of political thought in twentieth-century Europe, both West and East, to appear since the end of the Cold War. Skillfully blending ...
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Communism

Mark Sandle - Political Science - 2006 - 200 pages
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Thinking machines: the evolution of artificial intelligence

Vernon Pratt - Computers - 1987 - 254 pages
Examines the history of the efforts of scientists to develop a machine able to think like a human being
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Socialism: Past and Future

Michael Harrington - Political Science - 2011 - 320 pages
Argues that socialist renewal is the only viable means of achieving progress and freedom in the 21st century and illustrates the imperative for placing human values before ...
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Revolution and World Politics: The Rise and Fall of the Sixth Great Power

Fred Halliday - History - 1999 - 402 pages
Reassesses the role of revolution as a force that has shaped the development of world politics.
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The Red Flag: A History of Communism

David Priestland - Political Science - 2009 - 675 pages
A history of communism from its origins in the aftermath of the French Revolution to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union examines the contributions of such figures as Marx ...
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