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Nationalism and Territory
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 311

Nationalism and Territory

Why do nations come into conflict? What factors lead to the horrors of ethnic cleansing? This timely book offers clear-eyed answers to these questions by exploring how national identity is shaped by place, focusing especially on Serbia, Hungary, and Romania. Moving beyond studies of nationalism that consider only the economic and geostrategic value of territory, George W. White shows that the very core of national identity is intimately bound to specific places. Indeed, nations define themselves in terms of spaces that have historical, linguistic, and religious meaning, as Serbs have clearly demonstrated in Kosovo. These territories are concrete expressions of a nationAIs identity, both past and present. With his detailed analysis of the places that define national identity in Southeastern Europe, White convincingly shows why territorial disputes so often escalate into war.

Nation, State, and Territory
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 291

Nation, State, and Territory

Globalization seems to be making nation-states increasingly irrelevant, yet their number has continued to grow. New nation-states emerged out of the ruins of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia; more still may come as Palestinians, Kurds, Chechens, and other peoples struggle tenaciously to establish their own. Through careful analysis White examines the origins, evolutions, and relationships of the world's nation-states to provide a better understanding of their interactions and conflicts.

Susan: The Story of a Miracle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 204

Susan: The Story of a Miracle

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-13
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  • Publisher: iUniverse

On January 26, 2012, the lives of George and Susan White were suddenly turned upside when Susan awoke with horrifying stomach pain. After being rushed to the emergency room, Susan learned that gallstones had become trapped in her bile duct. In a matter of hours, George’s wife had transformed from a perfectly healthy woman to a hospital patient struggling to survive. In this memoir, George shares details from the roller-coaster journey he and his wife began that January morning. Susan contracted pancreatitis and began to suffer from serious complications that kept her in various hospitals for months to come. As George documents an experience that was both stressful and rewarding, he offers ...

Classification of Wisconsin glacial deposits in northeastern Ohio
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 12

Classification of Wisconsin glacial deposits in northeastern Ohio

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1960
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Reference Books for History of Geology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 2

Reference Books for History of Geology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1963
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The White House Physician
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 266

The White House Physician

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-07-30
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  • Publisher: McFarland

When President George Washington fell ill six short weeks after his inauguration, he summoned Samuel Bard, one of the most prominent physicians of the day. Thereafter, when residing at his presidential home in Manhattan, Washington consistently relied on Bard for medical care. Thus Bard became the first in a line of presidential physicians, the providers of medical care for America's chief executive. From George Washington to George W. Bush, this volume examines 217 years of health care in the White House and the men and women who ministered to these presidential patients. Beginning with that first presidential physician's visit on June 13, 1789, it analyzes the relationships--sometimes fruitful and sometimes disastrous--of the presidents with their physicians. While biographical sketches detailing the background of each physician are included, the main focus of the work is the especially complex physician-patient relationship and the ways in which it has changed over time. The evolution of the presidential physician's responsibilities is also discussed, as are developments in American medicine during presidential terms.

The Price of Loyalty
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

The Price of Loyalty

A devestating account of the inner workings of the George W. Bush administration, written with the extensive cooperation of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill. As readers are taken to the very epicentre of government, this news-making book offers a definitive view of Bush and his closest advisers as they manage crucial domestic policies and global strategies within the most secretive White House of modern times.

Dead Certain
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Dead Certain

In this ambitious work of political narrative, Robert Draper takes us inside the Bush White House and delivers an intimate portrait of a tumultuous decade and a beleaguered administration. Virtually every page of this book crackles with scenes, anecdotes, and dialogue that will surprise even long- time observers of George W. Bush. With unprecedented access to all the key figures of this administration -- from six one-on-one sessions with the president, to Laura Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleeza Rice, Karl Rove, and perhaps 200 other players, some well-known, some not -- Draper has achieved what no other journalist or contemporary historian has done thus far: he has told the stor...

The George W. Bush Presidency
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

The George W. Bush Presidency

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-12-01
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

Hult, Gary Jacobson, Charles O. Jones, James Lindsay, Norman Ornstein, and Allen Schick

Annotated Bibliography for History of Geology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 68

Annotated Bibliography for History of Geology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1964
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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