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    Book Review: The New Enclosure: The Appropriation of Public Land in Neoliberal Britain by Brett Christophers

Book Review: The New Enclosure: The Appropriation of Public Land in Neoliberal Britain by Brett Christophers

In The New Enclosure: The Appropriation of Public Land in Neoliberal Britain, Brett Christophers offers a forensic analysis of Britain’s biggest […]

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    Book Review: The Political Economy of Italy’s Decline by Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Book Review: The Political Economy of Italy’s Decline by Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

In The Political Economy of Italy’s Decline,Andrea Lorenzo Capussela offers an account of Italy’s current political and economic malaise, charting […]

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    Book Review: Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

Book Review: Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

In Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime, Bruno Latour explores the political and philosophical challenges proper to a time […]

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    Book Review: National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin

Book Review: National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin

In National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy, Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin offer a concise examination of the rise of […]

  • Permalink Il Presidente Sergio Mattarella ha ricevuto il Sen. Danilo TONINELLI e On. Dott.ssa Giulia GRILLO, rispettivamente Presidente del Gruppo Parlamentare “Movimento 5 Stelle” 
del Senato della Repubblica e della Camera dei Deputati, accompagnati dall’On.Luigi DI MAIO, Capo della forza politica “Movimento 5 Stelle”.
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    Book Review: Absorbing the Blow: Populist Parties and their Impact on Parties and Party Systems edited by Steven Wolinetz and Andrej Zaslove

Book Review: Absorbing the Blow: Populist Parties and their Impact on Parties and Party Systems edited by Steven Wolinetz and Andrej Zaslove

In Absorbing the Blow: Populist Parties and their Impact on Parties and Party Systems, editors Steven Wolinetz and Andrej Zaslove bring […]

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    Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo

Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo

In White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism, Robin DiAngelo deftly articulates the need for white […]

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    Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on […]

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    Book Review: A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Book Review: A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism by Jeffrey D. Sachs

In A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism, Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the Trump adminstration is a particularly severe episode […]

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    Long Read Review: Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century by Kehinde Andrews

Long Read Review: Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century by Kehinde Andrews

In Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century, Kehinde Andrews offers a new critical history of Black radical politics, […]

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    Book Review: The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State by Elizabeth Economy

Book Review: The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State by Elizabeth Economy

In The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State, Elizabeth Economy offers an exhaustive study of Xi Jinping’s first […]

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    Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

In Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the ‘deep story’ behind […]

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    Book Review: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

Book Review: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

In Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, Anand Giridharadas explores and unpacks various myths regarding the role […]

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    Book Review: The British General Election of 2017 by Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh

Book Review: The British General Election of 2017 by Philip Cowley and Dennis Kavanagh

In The British General Election of 2017, the latest in the venerable Nuffield series on British elections since 1945, […]

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    Book Review: Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall

Book Review: Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism by Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall

In Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism, Christopher J. Coyne and Abigail R. Hall explore the ‘boomerang […]

  • Permalink This medal was issued by the French ministry of finance to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. It depicts an allegorical figure of Currency minting coins while the reverse shows the grounds of the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower was built for the fair and served as the entrance arch to the grounds. The building on the far left is the Galerie des machines, the longest interior space in the world at the time. It was destroyed in 1910.Gallery

    Book Review: The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century by Helena Rosenblatt

Book Review: The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century by Helena Rosenblatt

In The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century, Helena Rosenblatt gives an account of how […]

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