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Asia–Australia (history)

Asia–Australia (history)  

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European Australians focused on their Asia–Pacific context from the time of first settlement, but the framework within which they dealt with the region changed substantially from one era to another ...
authoritarianism

authoritarianism  

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A style of government in which the rulers demand unquestioning obedience from the ruled. Traditionally, ‘authoritarians’ have argued for a high degree of determination by governments of belief and ...
Ba'athism

Ba'athism  

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Refers to the political philosophy of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (hizb al‐ba'ath al‐arabi al‐ishtiraki). This party is the result of the 1952 merger of two parties—the Arab Ba'ath Party founded ...
Britain–Australia

Britain–Australia  

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Beyond the well-worn caricatures that depict an impatient youth pulling relentlessly at mother's apron-strings, the Australia–Britain relationship is a study in the complex interplay between ...
Bureaucratic Authoritarianism

Bureaucratic Authoritarianism  

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The concept of bureaucratic authoritarianism arose from the study of major episodes of authoritarian rule in South America between the 1960s and the 1980s: Brazil from 1964 to 1985, Argentina ...
cultural theory

cultural theory  

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This term has been applied to diverse attempts to conceptualize and understand the dynamics of culture. Historically these have involved arguments about the relationship between culture and nature, ...
English-Speaking Caribbean

English-Speaking Caribbean  

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The English-speaking Caribbean (sometimes known as the “Commonwealth Caribbean”) includes twelve independent countries and six dependent territories. The former are Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, ...
Ernest Gellner

Ernest Gellner  

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(1925–95)Although Gellner was born in Czechoslovakia, his family (who had Jewish origins) left immediately after the German occupation in 1939, and he spent most of his working life in England. ...
extreme-right parties

extreme-right parties  

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Contemporary extreme‐right, or radical‐right, parties in Western Europe are variously characterized as populist, nationalist, fascist, anti‐system, anti‐party, anti‐Eu and/or anti‐immigrant. While ...
general will

general will  

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(French volonté générale)Term used by Rousseau to denote the will of society as manifested through its political institutions, as opposed to the ‘will of all’, which is the preference of members on ...
Grand Army of the Republic

Grand Army of the Republic  

The largest association of Union army and navy veterans, formed by former army surgeon Benjamin F. Stephenson in 1866 in Decatur, Illinois. It grew slowly but eventually reached a peak ...
intelligentsia

intelligentsia  

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Intellectuals or highly educated people as a group, especially when regarded as possessing culture and political influence. The word comes (in the early 20th century) from Russian intelligentsiya, ...
internal colonialism

internal colonialism  

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Application of the theory of imperialism developed by Lenin to centre–periphery relationships within a country. The Leninist theory of imperialism argued that an imperialist country exported the ...
Karl Deutsch

Karl Deutsch  

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(1912 –1992)Widely regarded as the founder of the cybernetic study of politics—especially the study of patterns of communication and control in international and intranational political systems (see ...
Kemalism

Kemalism  

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Principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (d. 1938), founder and first president of the Turkish republic. Constitutes the official state ideology and went publicly unchallenged until the 1980s. Its major ...
Marxist history

Marxist history  

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Employs Karl Marx's concepts to interpret the past according to his materialist method and concerns. This legacy predisposes Marxist historians to look for explanations in terms of class and economic ...
modernity

modernity  

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Theories of modernity generally plot a shift from the traditional European societies of the Middle Ages to the political, cultural, and economic forms that characterize Western and, arguably, ...
nationalization

nationalization  

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Bringing under government ownership and control resources and activities formerly operated by private businesses or local organizations. This is the opposite process to privatization.
nation-state

nation-state  

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The conjoining of political institutions and collective identity in a single sovereign unit. In the modern era, the link between state and nation has increasingly become the sine qua non ...
Nineteen Eighty-Nine

Nineteen Eighty-Nine  

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As the year began in January 1989, the general consensus in the West was that communism would maintain its hold over Eastern and Central Europe and the Soviet Union well ...

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