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Book Reviews: The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East; Islamic Finance and Law: Theory and Practice in a Globalized World

The relative economic decline of the Middle Eastern Moslem world after 1500 requires some explanation. Comparing Istanbul, or Cairo, and London or Paris at the turn of the 16th century would…
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Book Review:Thucydides on Strategy Athenian and Spartan Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War and Their Relevance Today

It is a common vice of some IR pundits to willingly imprison themselves in a safe so-called ‘conceptual framework’, thinking that they can then express what they want relevantly. Thus…
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Book Review: Democracy’s Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent by ERNEST FREEBERG, Harvard University Press, 2008, ISBN-13: 978-0-674

Written by DR. JEAN-PAUL GAGNON Thursday, 27 October 2011 02:19 Wilson’s crusade for democracy had been a cruel illusion, a growing number now believed. The administration had lied about the…
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