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09778. Rural Reform in China Since 1978. Examines and analyzes the changes effected to China's stagnated rural economy following the 1978 Third Plenum of the Eleventh Party Congress. Considers the effects of the commidization of land, the shift in farm pricing policies and the new household responsibility system. 9 pages, 19 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.   $63
09742. Politics and Nationalism in India's Northeast States. The political relations of the states of Northeast India -- assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Minapur, Mizoram, and Tripura -- are analyzed. Their position within the Indian federal system, and the persistence of separatist and nationalist rebellion in each of the states and territories are described. 17 pages, 21 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $119
09742. Politics and Nationalism in India's Northeast States. 17 pages, 21 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources. See Section 25E.   $119
09626. Soviet Foreign Policy Towards South Yemen. A brief analysis of Soviet foreign policy goals and objectives in South Yemen. 3 page, 11 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $21
09618. India's Economic Development by Jagannath Mishra. Critical review and analysis of Mishra's anthology of eleven articles which covers a wide range of topics concerning India's social, economic and business climate. Notes the purpose, point of view, and major themes of each article. 12 pages, 13 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $84
09618. India's Economic Development by Jagannath Mishra. 12 pages, 13 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. See Section 7B.   $84
09608. Foreign Policy Relations: Israel, the u.s. And the Soviet Union. Focus on U.S. and Soviet respective policies towards Israel since 1948. Considers superpower relations and response during various critical phases of Israeli history, including the Suez crisis, the Six Day War, the Yom Kipper War, the 1982 Lebanon invasion, and the 1989 Lebanese hostage crisis. 14 pages, 37 footnotes, 42 bibliographic sources.   $98
09608. Foreign Policy Relations: Israel, the u.s. And the Soviet Union. 14 pages, 37 footnotes, 42 bibliographic sources. See Section 25D.   $98
09600. Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Israel. 7 pages, 19 footnotes, 27 bibliographic sources. See Section 25D.   $49
09600. Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Israel. Following a brief discussion of the history of Soviet-Israeli relations, this analysis considers how Soviet strategic interests in the Middle East, Soviet domestic economic pressures, Soviet-U.S. relations, the Soviet stance on Jewish emigration, and Israeli domestic politics impact present-day Soviet interests, goals and mechanisms in its foreign policies toward Israel. 7 pages, 19 footnotes, 27 bibliographic sources.   $49
09597. The Sunni Community in Lebanon. The essay explores what it means to be a Sunni Muslim in Lebanon today, looking at their social, economic and political roles, their interaction with other factions and their possible future in that country. 11 pages, 20 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.   $77
09595. Reagan, Thatcher and the Politics of Decline by Joel Krieger. Review of this study of "New Right" conservativism in Great Britain and the U.S. Examines the merits of Krieger's central thesis that economic, rather than political or social changes, have been responsible for the shift to the right. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.   $35
09587. Margaret Thatcher's Britain: An Economic Analysis. An economic analysis of Thatcher's Britain during the past decades, looking at government policies, the leading economic indicators, and developments in Britain's economy. Argues that Thatcher's reforms have had a positive impact on productivity, national income and overall standard of living, but that the side-effects may push British voters to the Labour Party for relief. 10 pages, 22 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $70
09523. Germany's Chancellor Bismark. Examines the problems that liberalism and nationalism posed for Bismark as the proponent of German unity and militarism. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $35
09492. Cultural Influences on Indonesian Business and Economic Development. Analyzes the effects of ethnic diversity, religious diversity and philosophy of state on Indonesian economy and business. 10 pages, 24 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.   $70
09491. Russian Peasantry. Examines the main features of Russian agrarian policy over the last three and one-half centuries. Questions whether Russian agriculture, under a decentralized, modified free market system can become a viable and efficient means of food production for the Soviet people. 11 pages, 19 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $77
09428. Israel and South Africa. Discusses the "unnatural alliance" of these two countries. Considers economic and national security reasons behind the alliance. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $35
09428. Israel and South Africa. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. See Section 19E.   $35
09425. The Soviet Union's Perspective on the Global Arena. Presents a birds-eye look at the Soviet worldview. Argues that the Soviet perspective represents its self-perceived role as not only leader of the Socialist bloc, but as the inspiration, if not the source of world (socialist) revolution. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $42
09425. The Soviet Union's Perspective on the Global Arena. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources. See Section 19E.   $42
09403. The Economic System of the Soviet Union. Description of the centrally-controlled Soviet economy; discusses innate limitations to growth and reactions to recent moves towards capitalism. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $35
09403. The Economic System of the Soviet Union. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources. See Section 7C.   $35
09392. A Brief Overview of India's Relations With the United States and the Soviet Union. Considers the critical importance of India to the global strategies of the US and USSR and then analyzes political/military issues as well as economic factors (trade, investment) which impact India's relations with the US and the USSR. 12 pages, 11 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $84
09392. A Brief Overview of India's Relations With the u.s. And the Soviet Union. 12 pages, 11 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources. See Section 25E.   $84
09383. Chernobyl: The Politics of Energy. Indepth study of the chernobyl disaster. Presents background on Soviet nuclear energy policies and programs, details site selection and building process, profiles design of reactor and analyzes the sequence of events during the disaster. Concludes that poor reaction design coupled with ineffective administration and poor workmanship caused the accident. 20 pages, 43 footnotes, 25 bibliographic sources.   $133
09382. "Venezuela: The Democratic Experience" by Martz and Myers. Summary and analysis of this reader which assesses the strength and viability of the Venezuelan experiment with constitutional democracy. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $35
09381. Canadian Federation: The Principles of 1867. Discussion of the internal and external political factors leading to federation. Demonstrates that federation solved the problems posed by a variety of domestic and foreign (especially British and American) pressures. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $35
09380. Jordan and the Palestine Liberation Organization: 1970-1988. Following a brief history of Jordan and the PLO, discusses relations between Jordan and the PLO over the past 18 years in detail and then evaluates the critical events of 1987-88 -- the Intifadeh and the declaration of statehood. 19 pages, 38 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $133
09380. Jordan and the Palestine Liberation Organization: 1970-1988. 19 pages, 38 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources. See Section 25D.   $133
09340. French Communism in the Making, 1914-1924 by Robert Wohl. Summarizes, and then analyzes the strengths and weaknesses in Robert Wohl's book which describes the events surrounding the formation of the French Communist Party. 4 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.   $28
09339. The Lebanese Civil War, 1975-1988. Traces the factors leading up to the Lebanese internal conflict and the roles played by Lebanon's various confessional sects and foreign powers (particularly Syria and Israel) in the conflict. Concludes with a discussion of the prerequisites for a solution to the lebanese problem. 18 pages, 48 footnotes, 25 bibliographic sources.   $126
09338. Soviet-Libyan Relations Under Gorbachev. Examines and analyzes Gorbachev-directed Soviet policy towards Libya and outlines the way in which these policies represent a divergence from previous Soviet positions. The influences of U.S.-Soviet relations and the Soviet's relations with other Mid-East countries are also considered. 14 pages, 24 footnotes, 14 bibliographic sources.   $98
09337. Solzhenitsyn's "Cancer Ward". This contemporary Russian novel is reviewed in the context of the Russian psyche and its relation to the themes and motifs suggested in 19th Century Russian literature (Dostoevsky and Tolstoy). 7 pages, 12 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $49
09332. The Intermediate Nuclear Force (Inf) Treaty. Analyzes the U.S. approach to Intermediate Nuclear Force Treaty (INF) negotiations in the context of the history of U.S.-Soviet relations and current world opinion on arms reduction. 10 pages, 17 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $70
09316. Iraq's Oil Nationalization. 25 pages, 40 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources. See Section 25D.   $133
09316. Iraq's Oil Nationalization. The 1972 nationalization of Iraq's oil industry is examined in this study. The historical background of Iraqi oil, the political developments leading to nationalization, and the economic and social impacts of that process are described; nationalization is judged to have been a successful policy for Iraq. 25 pages, 40 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $133
09313. Housing and Land Use in Sweden and America. 10 pages, 22 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. See Section 7C.   $70
09313. Housing and Land Use in Sweden and America. Analyzes and contrasts models of housing and land-use planning in these two countries. Notices particular differences in the way the two countries deal with housing for the elderly, the disabled and single-parent families. 10 pages, 22 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $70
09302. Spain's Economy and Infrastructure. 5 pages, 12 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources. See Section 7C.   $35
09302. Spain's Economy and Infrastructure. The economic system and infrastructure of Spain are examined in the context of the changeover from Franco's dictatorship to liberal democracy. 5 pages, 12 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $35
09301. Sweden's Sociopolitical and Legal System. The modern social welfare state of Sweden is examined, with an emphasis on the judicial system and the government's positions on business, taxes, and immigration. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $35
09265. Personnel Policies in Australia and France. A comparative analysis of government-mediated employment regulations and status of unionization and collective bargaining in each country. 5 pages, 13 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $35
09163. Collaborators and Communists in the French Resistance. An examination of the myths and realities of the French resistance, arguing that anti-Nazi resistance in occupied France was a necessarily limited, spontaneous and disorganized effort. 9 pages, 13 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $63
09161. Totalitarianism Under Stalin vs. Totalitarianism Under Mao Tse Tung. Compares Stalin's counterrevolution in the Soviet Union in the 1930s with the "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" launched by Mao in the mid-1960s. Concludes that the two revolutions were similar in terms of changes in economic productivity, tendencies toward liberalism, and the production of an official set of norms to guide individual and social behavior. 10 pages, 13 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.   $70
09154. Glasnost, the Cold War and Soviet-American Relations in 1988. Explores some of the changes in policy that are currently taking place in Russia and the U.S., demonstrating the ways in which the Cold War past is still inhibiting the introduction of real reforms in both countries. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.   $35
09141. Industrialization in Russia: Witte's and Stalin's Programs. Compares Witte's (1892 - 1903) Industrialization Program with Stalin's (1928 - 1933; 1934 - 1939) Five Year Plans in terms of their basic elements; the economic systems devised to support them, and their ultimate successes and failures. 10 pages, 14 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.   $70
08984. Fundamentalism in Modern Israel and Its Link With Zionism; Kook's Gush Emunin and Kahane's Kach Party. Discusses political fundamentalism in modern-day Israel in terms of its link with early Zionist thinkers. Two different political groups are examined. 5 pages, 13 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $35
08931. Labor and Politics in Japan and Great Britain. Discusses how the differences political strucutre, culture, and attitudes unionization in these two countries impact the relative strengths and weaknesses of labor parties in these two countries. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.   $35
08929. Terrorism and the i.r.A. The investigation explores the history, objectives, organization, and activities of the IRA. Gives an evaluation of the organization and an appraisal of its future. 7 pages, 16 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $49
08912. Modernization Policies in Japan and France. An essay discussing some of the similarities and differences in the ways in which japan and France have pursued policies of economic modernization. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $35
08474. San Francisco General Strike of 1934. Summary and critical evaluation of the strike. The essay argues that the strike itself, and the violent events surrounding it, arose not so much of labor-management disputes, but rather out of a conflict of political ideologies between conservative and radical factions within the unions, public and press. 8 pages, 19 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source with list of articles cited.   $56
08425. The Botha Government's Racial Policy. Essay arguing that the South African government's hard line policy against blacks has profound implications for international affairs. 5 pages, 2 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $35
08394. u.s. -- British Relations Since Wwii. An analysis of the ways in which the basic policies of alliance and cooperation between the two countries has changed in the past few decades reflecting the growing dominance of the U.S. as a world power and the conflict between the two countries on Middle East issues. 15 pages, 16 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $105
08374. Years of Struggle. Describes the evolution of the Nazi party and Hitler's rise to power between 1920 and 1933. The use of the NDSAP as a revolutionary force is discussed. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $35
08366. Athens and Florence: The Rise and Fall of Two City States. Compares and contrasts the two great city states, for the purpose of finding what particular elements enabled them to prosper and grow in the same manner. 9 pages, 13 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.   $63
08343. Business Attitudes Towards Us, Japanese and Western European Industrial Policy. A comparison of strategies of government intervention in private business in the U.S., Japan and Western Europe. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $35
08212. Roles of the Military in France and Great Britain. Identifies and discusses three main variables which help explain the present institutional relationship between the military and the governments of France and the U.K. History, ideology, and strategy are all shown to be linked by international and domestic politics. 10 pages, 14 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $70
08078. Afghanistan Foreign Policy. A detailed history of Afghanistan's foreign relations through the years as a background and explanation of the Soviet invasion of 1978. 28 pages, 57 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $133
08042. The Soviet Union in Afghanistan. This paper is a survey of different perspectives on the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan and the strategy, tactics, and motives behind it. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $35
07731. Problems in the Implementation of the Merit System in the Malaysian Bureaucracy. An examination of the historical, political, and cultural inertia preventing the establishment of a meritocracy in the civil service system of the Federation of Malaysia. 16 pages, 18 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $112
07719. Nato. The conceptual, formative, and contemporary years of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are examined with effective perspective. The question of American economic and military hegemony over Europe is evaluated. 6 pages, 8 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $42
07717. 1997: The Chinese-British Negotiations on the Future of Hong Kong. Good brief overview of the Hong Kong situation, including background of the treaties and 20th Century history. Why the situation was neglected until late 1970s; negotiating positions of each side; attitudes of Hong Kong people; developments informal negotiations carried on since mid-83; Britain's lack of leverage, and the likelihood that China will enforce its own desires no matter what happens. 9 pages, 24 footnotes, 21 bibliographic sources.   $63
07703. Money Supply and Government Borrowing. Overview of theory of money supply and government borrowing, and of the Reagan budget-deficit controversy of 1983-1984. Includes quantity theory of money, demand and supply of money, federal role, IS-LM curves, Keynesian and monetarist views of whether "crowding out" of private investment by government borrowing occurs. Reagan budget controversy, views of Feldstein and Volcker, statistics of budget, views of financial markets. Concludes that massive government borrowing does discourage private investment through high interest rates. 11 pages, 23 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $77
07700. The Role of Market in the Soviet Economy. Good brief overview of four topics: why the Soviet Union is not a market economy, the legal role of market in Soviet agriculture, the illegal black market and underground capitalists, and the prospects for reform (very remote) focusing on Andropov and Chernenko regimes. 6 pages, 18 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $42
07681. Trade Unions and National Policy by Barbash. Review and summary of this 1972 book, which details how unions in Europe have influenced national economic policymaking and the implications of this for America. Specific countries covered are Sweden, Austria, Netherlands, W. Germany, Great Britain, and France; favorable review of Barbash's analytical focus on the "integration" of unions into overall national social structure (or lack of the same). The book holds its value well through the years since it was written. 9 pages, 18 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.   $63
07380. The Impact of Baathist Ideology on Iraqi Politics From 1963 to 1973. Detailed coverage of the rise to power of the Baathist dictatorship in Iraq, focusing on the crucial decade from their first taste of power to consolidation of the Bakr-Hussein regime. Includes brief history of Baath party in Syria and Iraq, the Baathist revolutions of 1968, the internal struggle for power after victory. How the regime has failed to implement Baathist ideals in either domestic or foreign politics, becoming instead a typical dictatorship resting on force. 16 pages, 27 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $112
07379. Public Administration in Saudi Arabia. Overview of Saudi institutions, stressing historical development and continuity. Traditional institutions under Abdul Aziz, beginnings and mistakes under Saud, progress and competence under Faisal allowing the nation to cope with the stresses of the oil boom. 7 pages, 10 foonotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $49
07378. The Anatomy of the Nicaraguan Revolution. Analyzes the fall of Somoza in 1979 in terms of C. Brinton's and F. Wolff's models of revolution. Strongly pro-Sandinista, with detailed historical-political knowledge of events, but many specific differences with models because of strong emphasis on popular, widespread nature of the revolt. 13 pages, 19 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $91
07377. Improving Public Administration in Saudi Arabia. How Saudi Arabia has created modern institutions from essentially nothing in less than thirty years. Primary areas remaining for improvement are increasing the predictability and flexibility of budgeting, increasing training for Saudi citizens, developing institutional as opposed to personal methods of decision-making -- but without changing cultural traditions. All criticisms balanced by compliments. 7 pages, 15 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $49
07376. Public Administration in Kuwait. Good basic overview of government structure in Kuwait: pre-oil history and institutions, early developments, responses to oil boom, problems of manpower and education, government personnel policy, financial management and budgeting, welfare activities. 7 pages, 12 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $49
07278. Jamaica and Puerto Rico. A comparison of the two Caribbean islands in terms of their political, economic, and social characteristics. 6 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $42
07265. The Foreign Policy of Kuwait in Relation to the Arab World. Detailed history of Kuwait's international relations: history of Kuwait since 1700s, reasons why Arab nationalism and pragmatic moderation are the fundamental motives of modern Kuwaiti policy, aid to confrontation states, border troubles with Iraq, troubles caused by lebanese civil war, Kuwait's foreign aid, recent troubles with Iraq-Iran and formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council as regional security alliance. 20 pages, 32 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.   $133
07231. Models of Revolution: The Case of El Salvador. The ongoing civil war in El Salvador is analyzed in terms of the models developed by Brinton (Anatomy of Rev.) and Wolff (Peasant Wars of 20th Cent.). Includes summary of these two books: history of revolution in El Salvador and analysis of support for both sides and the apparent stalemate in war. Finds that El Salvador exhibits many of characteristics set forth by these authors, but also represents example of peasantry being used by outside forces (discussed by Wolf); since the war was started by opposing ideologists and not by peasants, stalemate of terror and political polarization is likely to continue. 10 pages, 17 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $70
07230. Individualism in Machiavelli and Confucius. A comparison of individual and collective values and virtues in the two political philosophers, seeing their ideas as expressive of Eastern and Western outlooks. 10 pages, 10 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.   $70
07177. Poland and Eastern European Nationalism. Poland is seen as the test case of Eastern European nationalism, both in her historical role as a buffer state between Russia and Germany and in her current position as a Soviet satellite struggling for independence. 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.   $56
07175. The Jewish Pogroms in Russian History, 1881-1906. Detailed review of Russian discrimination and genocide against Jews in this period. Includes background of Russian politics, Jewish participation in revolutionary movements, how Tsarist officials consciously incited mob violence against Jews as a reaction to revolutionary movements, and how this gave rise to the Zionist movements. Chicago Style with bottom of the page footnotes. 12 pages, 25 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. 3,269 words.
TAGS: pogroms, jews, russian jews, jewish oppression Russia, Stalin, Zionism
07151. The Human Costs of Soviet Industrialization: 1928-1941. Well-argued apology for Soviet mass terror and mass murder, which doesn't admit that anyone actually died from Stalinism, or that Stalin established a mind control system hundreds of times worse than the governmental intrusions of the West which raised the ire of leftists. Finds that capitalist encirclement and kulaks justified collectivization and repression, and that the readiness of the Soviet armies in World War II in the ultimate historical justification of any excesses that may have been committed. 20 pages, 31 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $133
07149. Agricultural Policies and Performance: The Soviet Union and Hungary. Sharp overview of Soviet bloc agriculture, blaming problems largely on the deadly legacy of collectivization and command management. Includes collective farm regulations under Stalin, Khrushchev's initiatives, Brezhnev's programs, recent performance, private plots; comparison to Hungary, where free market innovations have stimulated production efficiently. 15 pages, 40 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $105
07115. The United States and Britain: A Political Comparison. Overview of the current state of institutions and political power in the two countries, finding interesting differences (covers Britain more than U.S.). 6 pages, 3 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $42
07102. The Civil Service Systems of the United States and Egypt. Good comparative study: though both countries have ideals of professionalism, the radically different social environments make this a comparison of apples and oranges; Egypt's civil service is much more tightly controlled by the executive branch than ours is. 15 pages, 20 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $105
07071. Comparative Politics: Span and Britain. Overview of constitutional structures and political forces in these two former masters of Europe and the world, finding they have more in common now than they have for many centuries. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $35
07065. France and Lebanon: A Comparison. Well-written overview of the political institutions and realities of these two countries. Includes their long history of relations, good coverage of Lebanese civil war and 1982 Israeli invasion. 7 pages, 7 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $49
06818. Government Structures, Political Dynamics & Inter-Governmental Relations of the Persian Gulf States (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, the Uae, Oman). Concludes with discussion of role of Arab League and possibilities of defense pacts linking Gulf oil states. 18 pages, 15 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $126
06809. Burma: Military Rule and the Politics of Stagnation by Josef Silversmith. A review of a study of the social, political and economic patterns in Burma, presenting a background to the oil and agriculture industry and a view of the political context. 10 pages, 16 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $70
06783. Ethnicity, Race and the Political System of Malaysia. Malaysia's emergence as an independent nation-state after the end of British colonialism, and the problems of a multi-cultural society in combatting racism and ethnic conflict, are looked at in this study. 11 pages, 16 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.   $77
06762. Socialist Parties in France and Italy. This is a descriptive and statistical review of the recent history of the Parti Socialiste and the Italian socialist Party (PSI). Membership composition, decline of the French Socialist, Italian factionalism, and emergence of Mitterand's Party are discussed. 26P. 26f. 11b.   $133
06724. Hungarian Nationalism Under the Habsburgs. Hungary's position as a special state with national privileges under the Habsburgs is examined in this study. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.   $35
06593. Nationalism. A discussion of the significance of nationalism in the twentieth century, focusing on its meaning for developing countries and for Saudi Arabia in particular. 6 pages, 5 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $42
06389. Great Britain, Russia, and the Straits Question, 1914-15. A comprehensive review of the evolution of the Straits Question in Russo-British affairs emphasizing how wartime diplomacy brought about a reversal of the traditional British position on the Straits Question. 22 pages, 54 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $133
06384. The Third Reich and German History. A.j.p. Taylor's view that the Third Reich was the only German government that was completely self-imposed is examined in this study. German militarism is seen as attempting to incorporate German-speaking people into the nation from 1815 onward. 12 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.   $84
06366. Working Class Institutions in Capitalist States. The institutionalization of working class interests by the governments of the advanced capitalist states is examined in this comprehensive study; focuses on developments in France and Britain during the post-war years. 14 pages, 19 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.   $98
06243. Germany and Bavaria. Facts and figures on modern Germany and the German state of Bavaria; surveys political insitutions, economy, culture and education. 10 pages, 6 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.   $70
06168. Yugoslavia: Nationalism, Democracy and Development. Good overview of modern Yugoslavia, focusing on the problems of nationalities, and the implementation of self-management in the economy; emphasizes Yugoslavia's practical accomodation to political and economic realities. 27 pages, 52 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $133
06161. The Evolution of the Soviet Union: A Marxist Analysis. Provocative study of Stalinism, essentially from Trotskyist point of view. Examines Marx's view of Tsarist Russia, pre-1917 conceptions of the Russian Revolution; Trotskyist critiques of the modern USSR contrasted with Wittfolgel's concept of the "Oriental Despotism" model of state organization. on the question of ownership and control of the means of production. 15 pages, 15 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $105
06097. Comparison of American and Jamaican Governments. Good basic comParison of the government structures of the U.S. and Jamaica; constitutional structures, no political issues. 10 pages, 13 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $70
05943. Portugal. An outline-survey of Portugal's historical, political, economic and social background, with an emphasis on recent years. 7p., 16f., 4B.   $49
05905. Nationalism in Rumania. The development of a Rumanian indentity after the French Revolution and the creation of modern Rumania after 1879 is discussed. Rumanian nationalism is compared to that in third world countries. 6p. 4b. 8f.   $42
05804. Nasser as a Manager and Leader. An examination of the late Egyptian president as a "charismatic" leader and "manager." It is critical of most traditional and current theories of leadership. 8 pages, 19 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.   $56
05672. British and French Colonial Policy in Africa. A comparison and contrast of British indirect rule and French "assimilation." 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.   $35
05665. Indirect Rule: British Colonial Policy in Africa. A description and critique of the British policy of ruling through local chiefs in its African colonies. 6 pages, 10 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.   $42
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