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China’s New Silk Road

Autocracy Promotion in the New Asian Order?

Octavia Bryant and Mark Chou

the diffusion of ideas and customs. During a 2013 visit to Kazakhstan, where he oversaw infrastructure deals and loans worth in excess of $30 billion, President Xi proposed the creation of a new Silk Road Economic Belt that would extend westward into

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Nicole Hudgins

contends, however, that the anthropomorphic language of ruins was also linked to the determination in France to restore national infrastructure and private property to “normalcy”—that is, to prewar order and appearance. Unable to reverse the human

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Juan M. del Nido

nation for white-collar, free-market-oriented professionals embracing “harmonious social and labor relationships” (23). This required spectacular investments in infrastructures of knowledge, banking, and tertiary sector economies. University courses and

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Powerlessness and Unfairness

A Letter to Jan Zielonka

Henri Vogt

country's infrastructure is generally in good shape and new digital public services truly make citizens’ lives easier. People's sense of security and interpersonal trust have remained very high; there is less street violence than at any point in time since

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The “Moral Effect” of Legalized Lawlessness

Violence in Britain’s Twentieth-Century Empire

Caroline Elkins

, where they destroyed vast swaths of Palestine’s infrastructure. As Britain scrambled to reassemble a new leadership cadre to take charge and crush the rebellion once and for all, a lone intelligence officer, Captain Orde Wingate, stepped forward with an

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Mark S. Micale

, competitive world. Pakistan obtained nuclear capability in 1998, and North Korea did so in the past few years, bringing the number of nations so equipped to nine. Iran developed an extensive nuclear infrastructure that is now being monitored closely. Since

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From Exoticism to Authenticity

Textbooks during French Colonization and the Modern Literature of Global Tourism

Claudine Moïse

conditions of exploitation, thanks to their limitless resources, infrastructures, and labor force, and therefore hold promises of increase in wealth. It is proven that the official discourse considers the colonies only as a reservoir of goods, to be used only

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Sandbags, Strikes, and Scandals

Public Disorder and Problematic Policing in Occupied Roubaix during World War I

James E. Connolly

German rules and faced harsh punishments for infractions. In general, locals experienced widespread penury, hunger, and hardship. 9 One specificity was that the Germans desired to utilize Roubaix’s strong industrial infrastructure—numbering eighty

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Heidi Hakkarainen

vast extension of transportation and communication infrastructures in the 1840s. More texts traveled at a new speed and with a wider readership. 66 However, instead of taking the road of naïve sentimentality, the German-language public debates of the

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Free from State Violence or Free to Comply?

A Revised Typology of Coercion and Repression in Liberal Democracies

Barbora Capinska

, although the protests resulted in cancellation of the airport project, the hegemony of the dominant discourses on economic progress, infrastructure expansion and, somewhat paradoxically, non-violent conflict resolution was reinforced and the realization of