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

Other author/creatorAlecou, Alexios, 1979- editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
Descriptionpages cm
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.
Scope and content "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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Acceleration of history Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016] 9781498540698
LCCN 2016030387
ISBN9781498540681 (cloth : alkaline paper)
ISBN1498540686 (cloth : alkaline paper)

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