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New York: Academy of Political Science, 1957. 159, wraps, footnotes, pencil date and small scuff on front cover, slight wear to cover edgesContains articles on "Presidential Inability" by Lucius Wilmerding, Jr. (an examination of the clause of the U.S. Constitution which provides for the devolution of the president's authority upon the office of the vice president in the event of the president's inability to discharge the powers and duties of the office), and on "The Revolution in the Presidential Nominating Convention" by William G. Carleton. Also contains articles on "Carl Becker's Heavenly City" by Peter Gay, "The Varying Seasons of Italian Politics, 1956-57" by Jane Perry Clark Carey and Andrew Galbraith Carey, "The Creation of the European Payments Union: An Example in International Compromise" by Kurt F. Flexner, and "Burmese Neutralism" by John Seabury Thomson.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1943. First? Printing. Hardcover. 302 pages, fold-out map, somewhat cocked, board edges damaged, edges soiled, usual library markings, part of DJ pasted to front endpaper Problems that Asia and its vast populations will present to the peace makers in World War II. The author was a noted Far Eastern correspondent for the New York Times.
New York, NY: Metropolitan Books [Henry Holt and Company], 2006. First U.S. Edition [stated], First printing [stated]. Hardcover. xii, 483,  pages. Includes Map, Preface, Author's note, Notes, Acknowledgments, and Index. Small black mark on bottom edge of the book. Slight scuffing on front and back dust jacket. Altu Taner Akçam (born in Ardahan, Turkey, October 23, 1953) is a Turkish-German historian and sociologist. He is one of the first Turkish academics to acknowledge and openly discuss the Armenian Genocide, and is recognized as a "leading international authority" on the subject. Akçam argues for an attempt to reconcile the differing Armenian and Turkish narratives of the genocide, and to move away from the behavior which uses those narratives to support national stereotypes. "We have to rethink the problem and place both societies in the centre of our analysis. This change of paradigm should focus on creating a new cultural space that includes both societies, a space in which both sides have the chance to learn from each other."
New York: Pantheon Books, 1990. Pantheon Paperback Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Trade Paperback. Format is approximately 5.25 inches by 8 inches. xxii, 310, . Footnotes. Index. Ink notes at back. Note to the Reader; Chronology, Introduction, and Index. Chapter 1: Institutions of Violence; Chapter 2 : A World of Fear; Chapter 3: Ba'thism and the Masses; Chapter 4: Authority; Chapter 5: Pan-Arabism and Iraq; Chapter 6: Formation of the Ba'th; Chapter 7: The Legitimation of Iraqi Ba'thism. Also contains Conclusion: The Final Catastrophe, and an Appendix on purges of High-ranking Officers, Ba'thists, and Politicians since July 17,1968. The author's assumptions about political behavior are relevant to the styles of reasoning employed and the kinds of evidence used. First, what leaders, parties, and citizens think and expressly say about politics matters. The words that people use are not a "reflection" of some hidden reality; they are themselves part of that reality. The problem always resides in how words and actions correspond. Important, somewhat information on the Ba'th can be found in speeches, party political programs, and the whole body of ideological artifacts. Second, despite the proclivity of those in public office to propaganda, rhetoric, chicanery, and lies, on the whole even they usually end up saying what they mean and meaning what they say. Third, the author eschews all variations of the conspiratorial view of history. The author singles out for consideration the demonstrably inverted relation between the common Iraqi perception of the pervasiveness of a hateful Western influence and the factually diminishing ability of the West to influence local events in the modern period.