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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

Britain's John Bull strikes a harsher image, however. He wears an evil smile, and though he has a large belly, we are told that his rotund chest does not contain a heart. Moreover, he “perpetually suffocates” weaker nations to show his strength. 27 Among

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

European time zone and to move the time zone border to somewhere between Salekhard and Nadym. This shows that the roads as the space-structuring factor are gaining strength and even attain some degree of political influence. What is more important, they

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

focus on the human rights of indigenous people (119, 174). Given the substantive findings outlined above, I found a few of the authors’ statements to lessen the strength of analysis or forego opportunities for synthesis. This includes the final

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

the government” (ibid.: 117). Many agree with these assessments ( Mautner 2011: 87–90 ). However, beneath the level of ideology, the desire for normality in day-to-day life gathered strength among the veteran public ( Horowitz 1960: 423 ; Rozin 2011

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey, and Falk Huettmann

in French exile), and the American G. Cleyance (married to a Russian during Stalinism). These biographies exemplify the extraordinary strength, suffering, tragedy, and sophistication of the many people that acted in Siberia over time and during global

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Anna Bara, Tero Mustonen, and Oxana Zemtsova

on the extensively and meticulously systemized available scholarship. This could perhaps be considered a strength as it allows the readers to create their own mental map of the history of trade, incorporating not only those aspects that pertain to

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Carolyn Podruchny

harsher environment did not allow people to congregate in groups that were too large or congregate for too long. Stories paid more attention to individual spiritual development; every person had to find the will and the strength to survive alone and in

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Israel Goes to the Polls

The Road to Elections for the Constituent Assembly, 1948–1949

Meir Chazan

demonstration of the strength of the young State of Israel. The historical fact that, as soon as the administrative, technical, security, and political conditions allowing it were created, democratic elections, with all their meticulous details, were held in

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Dan Avnon, Nitzan Lebovic, Raymond Cohen, Elie Friedman, Sara Helman, Gad Barzilai, and Ari Ariel

‘cost’ of the occupation through popular action, causing both Israel and the international community to take notice and action; and implementing a mass boycott of goods produced in the settlements. The strength of this volume lies in the authors’ attempt

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A Woman of Valor Goes to Court

Tort Law as an Instrument of Social Change under Multiculturalism

Ella Glass and Yifat Bitton

of the HCJ, due to its institutional strength. Invoking constitutional and administrative law, the HCJ serves as the primary means for reviewing and limiting state actions against its citizens. This legal paradigm, under which systematic petitions