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Download Welfare State at Risk: Rising Inequality in Europe by Dieter Eißel, Ewa Rokicka, Jeremy Leaman PDF

By Dieter Eißel, Ewa Rokicka, Jeremy Leaman

This e-book investigates the factors of inequalities that experience constructed within the eu Union, analyzes their social and monetary results, and assesses the political measures taken to deal with those concerns – additionally at the foundation of public survey results.

The targeted analyses awarded specialize in buildings of inequality to be present in the parts schooling, tradition, exertions industry, net entry, households and youngsters, gender, and the areas of the ecu. The booklet additionally severely examines either the criminal framework stipulations and fiscal / taxation coverage as tools that may be used to both produce or strive against inequality.

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Download Scotland's wars and warriors : winning against the odds by David H. Caldwell PDF

By David H. Caldwell

Here is a hugely illustrated sequence dedicated to a variety of subject matters approximately historic Scotland. Written via specialists within the box, those books current an ideal chance to benefit extra approximately Scotland's attention-grabbing previous. From historical castles and kings, to old Celtic rites, this sequence will entertain and tell readers whereas showcasing the treasures of Scotland.Scotland is famous because the website of a few of the main ancient battles ever fought. here is the land identified for William "Braveheart" Wallace and Rob Roy. here is the place blood used to be shed for the Crown and the place the Romans equipped a strong dynasty.

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Download Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25 by Robert Lynch PDF

By Robert Lynch

Revolutionary eire, 1912-25 analyses the most occasions in eire from the preliminary obstacle over the 3rd domestic Rule invoice in 1912 to the consolidation of partition Ulster with the settling of the boundary factor in 1925.

Written with specific connection with the desires of scholars in extra and better schooling, every one bankruptcy includes a simple to stick with narrative, courses to key examining at the subject, pattern essay and exam questions and hyperlinks to net resources.

The major textual content is supported through an appendix of up to date assets and a variety of additional info together with a chronology of important occasions, maps, a word list of key words and an intensive bibliography. This complete textual content will enable scholars to familiarize yourself with this turbulent and engaging interval of contemporary Irish history.

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Download The Material and the Ideal: Essays in Medieval Art and by Anthony Cutler, Reader in Ancient History Department of PDF

By Anthony Cutler, Reader in Ancient History Department of Classics Arietta Papaconstantinou

Reflecting the varied pursuits of Jean-Michel Spieser, his colleagues, scholars and acquaintances give a contribution papers interested in subject matters starting from the altering position of the apse and the structure of overdue vintage basilicas to holy relics acknowledged to were introduced from Constantinople. some of the articles tackle the character and influence of particular media - goldsmiths' paintings, ivory and ceramics - whereas a gaggle of hugely unique, broader reports is dedicated to such greater matters as ritual exhibit within the 10th century, the metaphorical value of pottery and an interrogation of the meant effect of Byzantine icons on Western medieval artwork. all through, the fulfillment of the authors is to maneuver from concrete observations of specific items to the bigger that means they held when you commissioned and made use of them.

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Download From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a by Robert Hayden PDF

By Robert Hayden

This ebook brings jointly vital unique contributions to scholarly and political/policy debates over the disintegration of Yugoslavia, and particularly the conflict in Bosnia. The analyses are grounded on empirically-based arguments approximately social and political dynamics, resonate with a lot larger/enduring problems with social technology inquiry, and continuously problem commonly-held ideals in regards to the Balkans which are dependent extra on lack of awareness, false impression, or outright prejudice, than on intimate wisdom of the quarter, its peoples, and their histories. while first released, a few of these essays represented sharply specified analyses that have for the reason that then turn into “common wisdom.” Hayden’s arguments approximately how this multinational eu federation collapsed following a critical financial predicament are disturbingly appropriate to studying the situation of the eu Union 20 years later.

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Download Dumbarton Oaks Papers 56 by Dumbarton Oaks PDF

By Dumbarton Oaks

The once a year magazine Dumbarton Oaks Papers was once based in 1941 for the booklet of articles with regards to overdue vintage, early medieval, and Byzantine civilization within the fields of paintings and structure, background, archeology, literature, theology, legislations, and the auxiliary disciplines. a variety of maps, tables, illustrations, and colour plates offer supplementary details for lots of of the articles.

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Download Cultural Translation in Early Modern Europe by Peter Burke, R. Po-chia Hsia PDF

By Peter Burke, R. Po-chia Hsia

This groundbreaking quantity gathers a world staff of historians to offer the perform of translation as a part of cultural background. even if translation is crucial to the transmission of rules, the historical past of translation has ordinarily been overlooked through historians, who've left it to experts in literature and language. This ebook seeks to accomplish an knowing of the contribution of translation to the unfold of data in early smooth Europe. It specializes in non-fiction: the interpretation of books on faith, background, politics and particularly on technological know-how, or 'natural philosophy', because it was once mostly recognized at the present. The chapters conceal a variety of languages, together with Latin, Greek, Russian, Turkish and chinese language. The publication will entice students and scholars of the early smooth and later sessions, to historians of technology and of faith, in addition to to an individual drawn to translation reviews.

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Download Panzerwaffe at War: v. 1 (Armor at War 7000) by Robert Michulec PDF

By Robert Michulec

Panzerwaffe at conflict (1) is written through Robert Michulec & Thomas Anderson and released via harmony courses corporation. The booklet is an illustrated heritage of German armored devices in international struggle II from pre-war activities to 1942. It comes with statement and black and white images. The e-book positive aspects a number of colour plates of the tanks in this period.The booklet is new and unread.

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Download The Voices of Medieval Bulgaria, Seventh-Fifteenth Century: by Kiril Petkov PDF

By Kiril Petkov

This quantity is the 1st complete assortment to collect jointly the files of the medieval Bulgarian centuries in English translation. Stone annals, works of spiritual directions, anti-heretical treatises, apocrypha, royal charters, in addition to a variety of graffiti and marginal notes, shed considerable gentle onto an immense cultural culture of the eu southeast from the 7th to the 15th century. Produced via Bulgarians of all walks of lifestyles, the facts testifies, between different issues, to the original positive factors of Bulgarian old cognizance, political customized, and non secular sensibility in addition to the country's conformity to the large currents of medieval Europe's cultural improvement and evolution. the quantity furnishes a primary studying for all these drawn to the ancient future of the "other" Europe.

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