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Acceleration of history : war, conflict, and politics / edited by Alexios Alecou.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
x, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"This collection of scholarly essays analyzes the concept of the acceleration of history, or moments in which the rate of change increases and leads to rapid alteration of the status quo. The contributors outline a theoretical framework and examine specific examples of such historical moments"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-158) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: What accelerates history? / Alexios Alecou -- Acceleration of history : the conceptual framework for causal analysis / Nikolai S. Rozov -- Power decentralization in the international system and the acceleration of history / Zenonas Tziarras -- The right to war and violence : from objectivity to the acceptability / Svetlana N. Shchegolikhina -- Messianic times : the Great War as the trigger of world history / Juan Luis Fernandez -- The contribution of Cyprus to the Second World War as part of the Allied Forces and the impact of war on the military and political evolution of the island / Marios Siammas -- The acceleration of history and decolonization in the eastern Mediterranean : the case of Cyprus, 1945-1959 / Andreas Karyos -- The decentralization of the European Union as a solution to the EU's paralysis / Maria Mut Bosque.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781498540681 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1498540686 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((electronic))
LCCN:
2016030387
OCLC:
953630894
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