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Craig Stockings, Australian Defence Force Academy, and Eleanor Hancock, Australian Defence Force Academy
Swastika over the Acropolis is a major reinterpretation of the conduct and significance of the Greek campaign of 1941, and its place in the history of World War II.
Wim Klinkert, University of Amsterdam and Netherlands Defence Academy
Defending Neutrality analyses the broad spectrum of war preparation of a small neutral state, The Netherlands, before, during and after the First World War. It deals with the role of neutral states close to the front and with the internal technological, military and societal developments within ...
Pradeep P. Barua, University of Nebraska at Kearney
In The Military Effectiveness of Post Colonial States, Barua examines the war fighting capabilities of Nigeria, Argentina, Egypt and India in the post colonial era.
The internment of approximately 50,000 foreign troops in the Netherlands, provided an important showcase for the Dutch Government to demonstrate its neutral stance and its impartiality towards the all of the belligerents.
Marco Wyss, Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich
Marco Wyss examines the extensive Anglo-Swiss armaments relationship between 1945 and 1958 in light of their bilateral relations, and thereby assesses the role of arms transfers, neutrality and Britain, as well as the two countries' relationship during the Cold War.
Edited by Esther Peperkamp and Małgorzata Rajtar
The most common explanations view either the socialist past or larger scale processes of modernization to be the cause of eastern German secularization. The volume attempts to discover historically variable reconfigurations of religion and the secular at the local level.
Annelies van Heijst
This Dutch case study examines, historically and ethically, Catholic charity in the 19th and 20th centuries. The nuns embodied a spiritual model of devotion, and theorists offered theoretical models for interpretation; but how to integrate the perspective of care leavers?
Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University and Yitzhak Sternberg, Open University and at Beit Berl College, Israel
This book is about new forms of religious activities emerging in the context of their dialectic relations with contemporary multicultural realities. World religions are effectively a major agent of the multiculturalization of contemporary societies. However, multiculturalism pushes them not only ...
Nathaniel Berman, Brown University
Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the “cultural Modernist” revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary ...
Edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson
Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global forces.
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