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State of the Nation and the Freedom Fighters Arc

Graham J. Murphy

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Scholars and critics have long paid attention to comic books, including the superhero narrative, which remains a topseller in a fiercely competitive North American marketplace. One example of a ... More


Moral Reflections on the Responsibilities of Soldiers: The Clue to Devising a Legal Definition of Terrorism 1

Robert Morris

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter develops a morally acceptable means of legally distinguishing between terrorists and non-terrorists. The paper is divided into four parts. Building on the work of Schmid, the first part ... More


The Anticommunist Việt-Cộng: Freedom Fighters and the New Politics of Rescue

Phuong Tran Nguyen

in Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter resurrects the infamous history of shadowy US-based anti-communist insurgent forces modelled on Ronald Reagan’s “freedom fighters.” Often disparaged as the quintessential “bad refugee” ... More


Political Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036941
eISBN:
9780252097201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers an abundance of newly translated essays by the author that demonstrate a heretofore unknown side of her political philosophy. The book documents and contextualizes the author’s ... More


The Partisan and His Doppelganger: The Case of Primo Levi

Ilona Klein

in Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Published in 1982, “Se non ora, quando?” (If Not Now, When?) is Primo Levi's first novel proper. Perhaps, Primo Levi regretted not fully living life as an Italian Jewish partisan that he re-created ... More


Self-Definition and the Chinos Mambises

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses three texts in which Chinese Cuban subjectivity can be analyzed from a self-representational point of view. These texts allow readers to explore Chinese Cuban self-perception, ... More


The February Revolution (1970) as a Catalyst for Change in Trinidad and Tobago

Brinsley Samaroo

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the emergence of the Black Power movement in Trinidad and Tobago, arguing that for all its shortcomings, the “February Revolution” of 1970 had a discernible impact on Trinidadian ... More


Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Michael J. Hughes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The men who fought in Napoleon's Grande Armée built a new empire that changed the world. Remarkably, the same men raised arms during the French Revolution for liberté, egalité, and fraternité. In ... More


Budapest 1956

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The Budapest uprising of 1956 is unique to other similar upheavals in the sense that there was no revolutionary body that organized and directed it. What served as the spark was when the AVH, the ... More


The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Wars of National Liberation *

Detlev F. Vagts and Theodor Meron

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The discussions that have taken place in recent years in the UN General Assembly, in the two Conferences of Government Experts on the Humanitarian Law of War, and in other bodies demonstrate that ... More


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