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Positively Despotic By Shara Azod
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With a fierceness and determination that inhabits most volunteers, Rolanda swelled with pride as she followed her dreams of helping her fellow world citizens as she trekked across the globe to... More > Afghanistan. What awaited her instead was a mysterious sheik that looked and breathed as if he were ripped from pages of the erotic romances which were her guilty pleasure. With her future on the line, she began to spin one tale each night for one thousand and one nights in order to secure her freedom. But what kind of freedom did he mean? Biding her time, Rolanda spun him the First Night's tale while subconsciously plotting her escape... In the land of Frumos, nothing is quite what it seems - as was true with infamous brothers Valentin and Dragoş. The Alexandrescu's, were rumored to be brutal despots, renowned for taking their land and whatever else pleased them, by brutal force. But what Kiana found as she investigated the mystery of these brothers was something beyond all comprehension...< Less
Renaissance in Italy : The Age of the Despots, Volume I (Illustrated) By John Addington Symonds
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“Thus what the word Renaissance really means is new birth to liberty—the spirit of mankind recovering consciousness and the power of self-determination, recognizing the beauty of the... More > outer world, and of the body through art, liberating the reason in science and the conscience in religion, restoring culture to the intelligence, and establishing the principle of political freedom. The Church was the schoolmaster of the Middle Ages. Culture was the humanizing and refining influence of the Renaissance.”< Less
1001 Steamy Nights-Positively Despotic By Shara Azod
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With a fierceness and determination that inhabits most volunteers, Rolanda swelled with pride as she followed her dreams of helping her fellow world citizens as she trekked across the globe to... More > Afghanistan. What awaited her instead was a mysterious sheik that looked and breathed as if he were ripped from pages of the erotic romances which were her guilty pleasure. With her future on the line, she began to spin one tale each night for one thousand and one nights in order to secure her freedom. But what kind of freedom did he mean? Biding her time, Rolanda spun him the First Night's tale while subconsciously plotting her escape... In the land of Frumos, nothing is quite what it seems - as was true with infamous brothers Valentin and Dragoş. The Alexandrescu's, were rumored to be brutal despots, renowned for taking their land and whatever else pleased them, by brutal force. But what Kiana found as she investigated the mystery of these brothers was something beyond all comprehension...< Less
Hiero, or “the Tyrant”: A Discourse On Despotic Rule By Xenophon
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Hiero is a minor work by Xenophon, set as a dialogue between Hiero, tyrant of Syracuse, and the lyric poet Simonides about 474 BCE. In it Xenophon argues that a tyrant does not have any more access... More > to happiness than a private person. It was the nominal subject of Leo Strauss' analysis On Tyranny, which initiated his famous dialogue with Alexandre Kojève on the role of philosophy in politics.< Less
Symbolic Despotism in Iraq By Shakir Shaheen
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The issue posed by the current book is how to use the symbolic ruler of tyranny which activates effectively invisible to restrict his opponents and the families of the people. Governor fret over his... More > people from where they do not feel. And then at a later stage how this turns tyranny symbolic of the ruling to the community and its political to religious form - after the new system solutions in Iraq specifically.< Less
un despote espiègle By serge avezou
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deux hommes de pouvoir s'amusent d'un ingénu, sans malice mais pas sans conséquences
Kings without Crowns By Antonino d'Este
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Some men reach for the crown, but would never deserve it, and some men deserve it, but would never reach for it.
Kings without Crowns By Antonino d'Este
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Some men reach for the crown, but would never deserve it, and some men deserve it, but would never reach for it.
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Edmund Burke launched his attack on the cause of Liberty in 1790 by publishing "Reflections on the Revolution in France". Mary Wollstonecraft immediately responded with "A... More > Vindication of the Rights of Men", thus precipitating a Pamphlet War in which Tom Paine became the most famous protagonist with his "Rights of Man." Encouraged by the enthusiastic welcome expressed for her own publication by all those active in the movements for Parliamentary and social reform Mary spent the next two years writing "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman," thus pioneering the movement for Women's Suffrage and feminism. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford.< Less
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Edmund Burke launched his attack on the cause of Liberty in 1790 by publishing "Reflections on the Revolution in France". Mary Wollstonecraft immediately responded with "A Vindication... More > of the Rights of Men", thus precipitating a Pamphlet War in which Tom Paine became the most famous protagonist with his "Rights of Man." Encouraged by the enthusiastic welcome expressed for her own publication by all those active in the movements for Parliamentary and social reform Mary spent the next two years writing "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman," thus pioneering the movement for Women's Suffrage and feminism. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford.< Less