By Tobias Kley
By Tobias Kley
By Andrew Schneider
By Sama Banya
By W. Jeffrey Tatum
The first sleek, finished biography of Clodius, The Patrician Tribune lines his profession from its earliest levels until eventually its result in fifty two B.C., whilst he was once murdered through a political rival. Jeffrey Tatum explores Clodius's political successes, in addition to the constraints of his well known concepts, in the broader context of Roman political practices. within the method, Tatum illuminates the connection among the political contests of Rome's elite and the day-by-day struggles of Rome's city poor.
By David Beckham
By Mark H. Dunkelman
Patrick Henry Jones (1830-1900), a terrible Irish immigrant, all started his profession in journalism ahead of gaining admittance to the recent York bar. whilst the Civil conflict erupted in 1861, Jones volunteered for carrier within the Union military. He rose gradually during the ranks of the thirty seventh ny, grew to become common of the 154th long island, and finally attained the rank of brigadier common. Jones was once one among merely twelve local Irishmen ever to realize that rank within the federal forces.
When the conflict ended, Jones's popularity as an army hero gave him an access into politics less than the mentorship of editor Horace Greeley and flesh presser Reuben E. Fenton. He served in either non-obligatory and appointed workplaces within the kingdom of recent York, navigating the corruptions, scandals, and political upheavals of the Golden Age. eventually, his entanglement with some of the most sensational crimes of his era-a high-profile grave-robbing from the cemetery of St. Mark's Church-tainted his identify and ruined his once-respectable occupation.
In the 1st full-length biographical account of this significant determine, Patrick Henry Jones tells the quintessentially American tale of an immigrant who overcame either his humble origins and the rampant xenophobia of mid-nineteenth-century the US to accomplish a degree of prominence equaled through few of his peers.
By Ellis Briggs
By Steven Jones
For readers encountering Gramsci for the 1st time, Steve Jones covers key parts of his concept via designated dialogue and stories the historic context of the theorist's idea, bargains examples of placing Gramsci's rules into perform within the research of latest tradition and evaluates responses to his work.
Including British, eu and American examples, key subject matters coated the following include:
Gramsci's paintings invitations humans to imagine past simplistic oppositions by way of recasting ideological domination as hegemony: the facility of a ruling power's values to dwell within the minds and lives of its subalterns as a spontaneous expression in their personal interests
Is energy easily an issue of domination and resistance? Can a ruling energy be weak? Can subordinates locate their resitance neutralized? and what's the function of tradition during this? those questions, and lots of extra are tackled right here during this precious advent to Gramsci.
By Lady Anna Cowen
And so starts off a rare list of the lifetime of a Governor-General's spouse. woman Anna Cowen's edited diaries seize the day by day life—the dresser fittings, the operating of an important household—as good because the pomp and condition of vice-regal tasks through the time period Sir Zelman Cowen, the 'healing Governor-General', served after the dismissal via Sir John Kerr of the Whitlam government."
By Orville D. Menard,Laurie Smith Camp
More than the other political boss of the early 20th century, Thomas Dennison, “the Rogue who governed Omaha,” was once a grasp of the devious. in contrast to his contemporaries outdoor the Midwest, he took no political workplace and was once by no means convicted of a criminal offense in the course of his thirty-year reign. He was once a guy who controlled saloons yet by no means cared for alcohol; who can have incited the Omaha Race insurrection of 1919 yet claimed he by no means harmed a soul; who stood apart whereas strong males did his bidding. His energy got here now not from coercion or the Aristocracy yet from delegation and subterfuge.
Orville D. Menard chronicles Dennison’s existence in River urban Empire, starting with Dennison’s studies in Colorado mining cities. In 1892 Dennison got here to Omaha, Nebraska, the place he married and began a kin whereas solidifying his place as an influential political boss. Menard explores computer politics in Omaha in addition to the fellow at the back of this desktop, describing how Dennison prompt elections, served the valid and illegitimate enterprise groups, and administered justice boss-style to manage crime and corruption. The microcosm of Omaha offers a chance for readers to discover bossism in a smaller surroundings and sheds mild at the early twentieth-century American political weather as an entire.