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The Power Game in Russia, 1990–1993

Thomas F. Remington

in The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, 1989-1999

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084986
eISBN:
9780300129762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084986.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the power play in Russian politics involving Boris Yeltsin and the other RSFSR leaders over the organization of legislative and executive power in the Russian Republic, Russia ... More


‘The experiments are not found wanting’ – Labour and the Wartime State

David Swift

in For Class and Country: The Patriotic Left and the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940025
eISBN:
9781786944184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940025.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter is concerned with the growth of the British state during the war, the relationship of the labour movement vis-à-vis the state, and the ramifications of this for the ideology and practice ... More


Revolutionary Laws: Emergence and Emergency

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

In the early 1970s, critical socialists such as Franz Fühmann and Christa Wolf had felt optimistic that the Socialist Unity Party (SED) dictatorship in East Germany would finally give way to a mature ... More


Unfulfilled Potential: Malaya, 1948–1951

Rory Cormac

in Confronting the Colonies: British Intelligence and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354436
eISBN:
9780199388257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354436.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the Malayan Emergency from 1948 to 1960. This incident is often regarded as an example of successful counterinsurgency strategy from which lessons for later conflicts could be ... More


The Bomb and the Arms Race

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

This chapter addresses the issue of Einstein’s supposed involvement with the atom bomb. His signature on the letter to Roosevelt in 1939 warning the President that fission of uranium could mean bombs ... More


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