Download PDF by Joan Esculies Serrat: A la recerca de Prat de la Riba (Catalan Edition)

By Joan Esculies Serrat

El 2017 es compleix el centenari de l. a. mort d’Enric Prat de l. a. Riba. Del primer president de l. a. Mancomunitat
de Catalunya se n’ha parlat molt. in line withò qui va ser en realitat Prat? Quines visions se n’han tingut en els
últims quaranta anys? Són vigents encara el seu pensament i l. a. seva obra? in keeping with a quines factors han estat
utilitzades? Quina relació hello ha entre qui fou el teòric cabdal del catalanisme i Tarradellas, Pujol, Mas, Ciutadans
o el procés sobiranista? L’historiador Joan Esculies viatja al passat a l. a. recerca d’un personatge que
ens pot explicar el current. És un periple intens que descobreix les passions, les pors i els anhels de l’home
que s’amagava rere el polític. los angeles recerca de Joan Esculies desemmascara, in step with primer cop, les motives de la
seva mort prematura als forty seven anys.

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Download PDF by William Doyle: France and the Age of Revolution: Regimes Old and New from

By William Doyle

From the turmoil and tragedy of the French Revolution to the increase and fall of the enigmatic determine of Napoleon Bonaparte, the background of France among 1789 and 1815 is likely one of the so much enduringly attention-grabbing – and widely-studied – sessions of historical past. during this quantity, the well known historian William Doyle presents a brand new viewpoint on a number of key subject matters in the historical past of this era - from the realm of the Ancien Régime to the conflict of Waterloo. He sheds new gentle at the motives of the French Revolution and the effect of the revolution outdoor France. In taking a clean examine the Napoleonic Empire, he considers the affects on Napoleon’s management judgements and the machinations of his court docket. Written by means of one of many prime historians of innovative France, this e-book may be crucial studying for a person drawn to the French Revolution and Napoleonic Europe.

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Brian Harward's Presidential Power: Documents Decoded: Documents Decoded PDF

By Brian Harward

This quantity makes use of crucial and illuminating basic records as a portal for figuring out the evolution and current parameters of presidential energy, the connection among America's 3 branches of presidency, and why wartime frequently leads presidents to say expansive powers and authority.

• Covers subject matters similar to Operation Pastorius, the Watergate scandal, the Iran-Contra affair, and drone moves to teach how each one provided assessments of presidential power

• makes use of occasions and advancements all through U.S. history—from the nation's founding to the modern era—to display how those singular, focusing occasions are frequently reflections of broader political, monetary, and social forces

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Get Modi and his Challenges PDF

By Rajiv Kumar

Taking India through typhoon, leading Minister Narendra Modi has been the most stated figures all over the international. His enigmatic personality and his forceful management have created a polarized global the place a few idolize him, whereas others query his factors and strategies. In an try to holiday the myths round who Narendra Modi fairly is, the writer makes an attempt to take us via a trip of the leader's lifestyles, his political aspirations, his progress in the social gathering, his amazing stint in Gujarat and his functionality during the last years in Delhi. the writer identifies the numerous ambitious demanding situations Modi faces because the chief of the world's greatest democracy that's in the course of a posh transition and recommends measures that Modi needs to enforce to carry on his provides, thereby allowing India to gain its precise potential.

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Willy Wo-Lap Lam's Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping: Renaissance, PDF

By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

Renowned for his assurance of China's elite politics and management transitions, veteran Sinologist Willy Lam has produced the 1st book-length learn in English of the increase of Xi Jinping--General Secretary of the chinese language Communist celebration (CCP) for the reason that November 2012. With infrequent perception, Lam describes Xi's own background and his fascination with quasi-Maoist values, the factional politics in which he ascended, the configuration of energy of the Fifth-Generation management, and the country's most probably destiny instructions lower than the charismatic "princeling."


Despite an undistinguished profession as a provincial administrator, Xi has swiftly accumulated extra energy than his predecessors. He has overawed his competitors and shaken up the party-state hierarchy via launching large-scale anti-corruption and rectification campaigns. With a robust energy base within the People's Liberation military and a imaginative and prescient of China as an "awakening lion," Xi has been flexing China's army muscle in sovereignty rows with nations together with Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines whereas attempting to undermine the impression of the U.S. within the Asia-Pacific area. whereas Xi continues to be fine-tuning his artwork of governance, his 0 tolerance for dissent and his preoccupation with upholding the privileges of the "red aristocracy" and the CCP's prestige as "perennial ruling social gathering" don't bode good for monetary, political, or cultural reforms. Lam takes a detailed examine Xi's ideological and political profile and considers how his conservative outlook may well form what the hot strongman calls "the nice Renaissance of the chinese language race."

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Ein Leben für die Freiheit (German by Andreas Lorenz PDF

By Andreas Lorenz

Der langjährige SPIEGEL-Korrespondent in Asien, Andreas Lorenz, erzählt in diesem Buch die packende Biographie der Friedensnobelpreisträgerin Aung San Suu Kyi. Gestützt auf reiche Kenntnis des Landes Myanmar, Begegnungen mit dieser außergewöhnlichen Frau und zahlreiche Gespräche mit ihren Freunden, Weggefährten und Gegnern entwirft er ein vielschichtiges Bild der gläubigen Buddhistin, streitbaren Politikerin und charmanten Diplomatin. Über 15 Jahre lang ist Aung San Suu Kyi von den mächtigen Militärs in Myanmar immer wieder unter Hausarrest gestellt und bedroht worden. Zwar hätte sie ausreisen, jedoch niemals wieder zurückkehren dürfen. So hat guy versucht, diese mutige Frau zu brechen, um ihrer Bewegung für Freiheit und Menschenrechte in einem geknechteten Land die Führungspersönlichkeit zu nehmen. Doch Aung San Suu Kyi hat allen Anfechtungen standgehalten. Inzwischen haben die Militärs an der Regierung ihre Uniformen ausgezogen; sie haben einen der ihren als zivilen Präsidenten installiert, haben sogar der Partei Aung San Suu Kyis erlaubt, für das Parlament zu kandidieren - die Nationale Liga für Demokratie. 2015 wählt Myanmar. Die Hoffnungsträgerin des Volkes wird dann zur Schlüsselfigur für Frieden und Freiheit in ihrer Heimat.

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Download PDF by César Vidal: Abraham Lincoln su liderazgo: Las lecciones y el legado de

By César Vidal

No hay otra figura presidencial que domine el campo internacional como Abraham Lincoln.
La figura de Lincoln se yergue con tintes extraordinarios no solo sobre los angeles historia de Estados Unidos, sino sobre l. a. common. De manera bien significativa, el aspecto de los angeles personalidad de Lincoln que ha sido peor tratado tanto en obras de ficción como de no-ficción es el espiritual. Lincoln fue un hombre de fe, que oraba habitualmente, que leía y conocía los angeles Biblia en profundidad y que buscaba los angeles dirección de Dios para su vida. Este libro del gran historiador Cesar Vidal es una exposición de los acontecimientos mas relevantes de los angeles existencia de Lincoln, los angeles guerra entre los Estados, los angeles Proclama de Emancipación y sus desdichas familiares, mostrando como se vieron impregnados de manera decisiva por su fe. Vidal se detiene de manera especial en sus discursos y escritos y en los testimonios de personas que vivieron a su lado y que dieron fe de lo que Lincoln hacia.

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Download e-book for iPad: Negrín: Una biografía de la figura más difamada de la España by Enrique Moradiellos

By Enrique Moradiellos

Fisiólogo eminente, formado en Alemania, Juan Negrín López (Las Palmas, 1892 - París, 1956) fue un hombre comprometido con su tiempo que abrigó convicciones ideológicas democráticas, republicanas y socialistas. Esta triple inclinación le llevó a abandonar su brillante carrera como investigador para ostentar crecientes responsabilidades políticas durante los años de l. a. Segunda República y los angeles Guerra Civil Española. Activo diputado socialista en las tres legislaturas republicanas, cuando se inició los angeles contienda fratricida se hizo shipment con eficacia del Ministerio de Hacienda. Y desde mayo de 1937 hasta l. a. derrota ultimate en marzo de 1939 ejerció como un enérgico y voluntarioso presidente del Gobierno.

En esa calidad, el health care professional Negrín se convirtió en el máximo antagonista del common Franco y llegó a personificar el espíritu de resistencia de los angeles República con tanto fervor e intensidad como el Caudillo llegó a representar al enemigo vencedor. Su posterior caída en el olvido y el silencio fueron tanto resultado de los angeles derrota como de las amargas divisiones que fracturaron al bando republicano durante el conflicto y el posterior exilio.

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