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Die K Rzeste Geschichte Deutschlands

Author : James Hawes
ISBN : 9783843717380
Genre : History
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Auf 250 Seiten einmal durch 2000 Jahre deutscher Geschichte: Überzeugend und souverän führt James Hawes von den alten Römern bis in die Gegenwart. Eine große Tour durch die Jahrhunderte, die in einer leidenschaftlichen Hommage an die Bundesrepublik endet. Der Sieg gegen die Römer im Teutoburger Wald, die barbarische Grausamkeit des Dreißigjährigen Kriegs, der Aufstieg des militaristischen Preußens im 18. Jahrhundert — wie Blitzlichter scheinen diese historischen Ereignisse in James Hawes’ fulminantem Parforceritt durch die deutsche Geschichte auf. Die alles beherrschende Frage, die sich wie ein roter Faden durch die Seiten zieht: Gehört das Herzstück Europas zum Westen oder zum Osten? Für Hawes ist klar, dass dieses Land zum Westen zählt. Die Bundesrepublik, so wie wir sie kennen, sieht er in der Tradition des wahren, historischen Deutschlands, dem Staatshörigkeit, puritanischer Eifer und narben gesichtiger Militarismus stets fremd waren. Hawes ist sich sicher: Deutschland ist heute »Europas größte Hoffnung«.

A History Of The Low Countries

Author : Paul Arblaster
ISBN : 9780230367784
Genre : History
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Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are three relatively small countries whose contribution to Europe's economic, spiritual and artistic heritage has been immense. Their histories cannot be written in isolation from one another, or from their neighbours. In the first full historical survey of the Benelux area to be written in English, Paul Arblaster describes the whole sweep of the history of the Low Countries, from Roman frontier provinces through to the establishment of the three constitutional monarchies of the present day. In this revised and updated new edition, Arblaster: ■ incorporates the latest scholarship and recent events, bringing the story right up to today ■ provides fresh coverage of immigration, multiculturalism, and the resurgence of nationalism in the Low Countries ■ offers a brief discussion of the rise of secularism in Western Europe and how this has affected the Benelux region ■ outlines the countries' recent economic successes and failures ■ includes a new list of political parties and governments since 1918 A History of the Low Countries is ideal for those seeking a concise and readable introduction to the history of a region which, for centuries, has been at the crossroads of Western Europe.

David Rockefeller Biograf A Dinero Dinero Dinero

Author : Heinz Duthel
ISBN : 9783742741325
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fundador y Presidente/Presidente honorífico de la Comisión Trilateral; Presidente/Presidente honorífico del Council on Foreign Relations; Miembro estadounidense fundador, miembro vitalicio y miembro del comité de dirección del Club Bilderberg; Presidente honorífico y miembro del consejo de administración vitalicio de la Rockefeller University; Presidente del Chase Manhattan Bank; Cofundador y Presidente del Chase International Advisory Committee; Presidente de Rockefeller Financial Services; Director del Banco de la Reserva Federal de Nueva York; Fundador y Presidente/Presidente honorífico del Consejo de las Américas; Fundador y Presidente/Presidente honorífico de la Americas Society; Fundador del Forum de las Américas; Presidente honorífico de la Japan Society; Presidente Emeritus del Museo de Arte Moderno de Nueva York; Director del Peterson Institute; Presidentede la Cámara de comercio e industria de Nueva York; Fundador de Partnership for New York City; Presidente de la Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association; Director de la World Trade Center Memorial Foundation; Cofundador del The Business Committee for the Arts (BAC) (1967); Presidente de Morningside Heights, Inc.; Fundador del Center for Inter-American Relations; Fundador del Emergency Committee for American Trade; Director del Overseas Development Council; Director del US-USSR Trade and Economic Council; Vice-presidente del Advisory Council for US-China Trade; Vicepresidente del Advisory Council on Japan-United States Economic Relations; Presidente del Comité asesor de la reforma del sistema monetario internacional ; Miembro fundador de la Commission on White House Fellows'; Miembro vitalicio del consejo de administración de la University of Chicago; Miembro del consejo de administración de la Biblioteca John F. Kennedy; Miembro honorífico del consejo de administración de International House (New York); Presidente de Comité de supervisores del Harvard College; Presidente de Comité de estudios exteriores de la Harvard University; Miembro del consejo de administración del Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Primer fundador de la Conferencia Dartmouth; Miembro de la Peace Parks Foundation; Presidente of the Stone Barns Restoration Corporation; Fundador y presidente de International Executive Service Corps (IESC); Fundador del Comité de emergencia del comercio americano(ECAT); Co-fundador de Synergos afiliada al Círculo global de filántropos; Asesor honorífico/asesor internacional de Praemium Imperiale; Fundador de la David Rockefeller Fund; Co-fundador de la Rockefeller Family Fund; Co-fundador de la Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Co-fundador, y miembro del comité asesor del Centro David Rockefeller Center para estudios latinoamericanos en Harvard University.

Kleine Geschichte Australiens

Author : Mark Peel
ISBN : 3423307552
Genre : Australia
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The Origins Of Democracy In Tribes City States And Nation States

Author : Ronald M. Glassman
ISBN : 9783319516950
Genre : Social Science
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This four-part work describes and analyses democracy and despotism in tribes, city-states, and nation states. The theoretical framework used in this work combines Weberian, Aristotelian, evolutionary anthropological, and feminist theories in a comparative-historical context. The dual nature of humans, as both an animal and a consciously aware being, underpins the analysis presented. Part One covers tribes. It uses anthropological literature to describe the “campfire democracy” of the African Bushmen, the Pygmies, and other band societies. Its main focus is on the tribal democracy of the Cheyenne, Iroquois, Huron, and other tribes, and it pays special attention to the role of women in tribal democracies. Part Two describes the city-states of Mesopotamia, Syria, and Canaan-Phoenicia, and includes a section on the theocracy of the Jews. This part focuses on the transition from tribal democracy to city-state democracy in the ancient Middle East – from the Sumerian city-states to the Phoenician. Part Three focuses on the origins of democracy and covers Greece—Mycenaean, Dorian, and the Golden Age. It presents a detailed description of the tribal democracy of Archaic Greece – emphasizing the causal effect of the hoplite-phalanx military formation in egalitarianizing Greek tribal society. Next, it analyses the transition from tribal to city-state democracy—with the new commercial classes engendering the oligarchic and democratic conflicts described by Plato and Aristotle. Part Four describes the Norse tribes as they contacted Rome, the rise of kingships, the renaissance of the city-states, and the parliamentary monarchies of the emerging nation-states. It provides details of the rise of commercial city states in Renaissance Italy, Hanseatic Germany and the Netherlands.

A History Of Denmark

Author : Knud J. V. Jespersen
ISBN : 9780230344174
Genre : History
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A short, readable introduction to the cultural, political and economic history of Denmark from the 16th century Reformation to the present day

Geschichte Belgiens

Author : Henri Pirenne
ISBN : 9785880225699
Genre : History
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The History Of Armenia

Author : Simon Payaslian
ISBN : 0230600646
Genre : History
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A timely and concise overview of Armenian history

Das Jahrhundert Meines Vaters

Author : Geert Mak
ISBN : 9783641171957
Genre : History
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Eine mitreißend lebendige Familiengeschichte um einfache Leute vor dem Hintergrund der großen historischen Ereignisse Am Mikrokosmos seiner Familie schildert Geert Mak das 20. Jahrhundert in den Niederlanden: das Landleben um 1900, den Ersten Weltkrieg, die Not und Entbehrungen, die Zwischenkriegszeit, die Zerstörung Rotterdams, die deutsche Besetzung 1940, und schließlich den Aufstieg des Landes zwischen Meer und Marsch zu einem Musterland Europas.

Nationale Wettbewerbsvorteile

Author : Michael E. Porter
ISBN : OCLC:49839130
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