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Machiavelli Meets Mayor Quimby: Political Commentary in the First Season of The Simpsons By Nathan Thoms
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Since its 1989 independent debut The Simpsons has enjoyed phenomenal success in both domestic markets and internationally, but very little academic notice has been paid to this series and the... More > messages it broadcasts daily now that it is in syndication to its millions of fans worldwide. This book focuses on an analysis of the political messages contained within the episodes of the first season of the series from 1989-1990 with the goal of identifying, analyzing, and understanding the message, or messages related to politics contained within each episode which millions are exposed to each year. Please note that this book does not analyze The Simpsons in terms of its Machiavellian content; the title is meant to suggest the rich political undercurrents of The Simpsons, though not necessarily from a Machiavellian perspective.< Less
Machiavelli Meets Mayor Quimby: Political Commentary in the First Season of The Simpsons By Nathan Thoms
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Since its 1989 independent debut The Simpsons has enjoyed phenomenal success in both domestic markets and internationally, but very little academic notice has been paid to this series and the... More > messages it broadcasts daily now that it is in syndication to its millions of fans worldwide. This book focuses on an analysis of the political messages contained within the episodes of the first season of the series from 1989-1990 with the goal of identifying, analyzing, and understanding the message, or messages related to politics contained within each episode which millions are exposed to each year. Note that this book does not analyze The Simpsons in terms of its Machiavellian content; the title is meant to suggest the rich political undercurrents of The Simpsons, though not necessarily from a Machiavellian perspective.< Less
Machiavelli Meets Mayor Quimby: Political Commentary in the First Season of The Simpsons By Nathan Thoms
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Since its 1989 independent debut The Simpsons has enjoyed phenomenal success in both domestic markets and internationally, but very little academic notice has been paid to this series and the... More > messages it broadcasts daily now that it is in syndication to its millions of fans worldwide. This book focuses on an analysis of the political messages contained within the episodes of the first season of the series from 1989-1990 with the goal of identifying, analyzing, and understanding the message, or messages related to politics contained within each episode which millions are exposed to each year. Note that this book does not analyze The Simpsons in terms of its Machiavellian content; the title is meant to suggest the rich political undercurrents of The Simpsons, though not necessarily from a Machiavellian perspective.< Less
Machiavelli Meets Mayor Quimby: Political Commentary in the First Season of The Simpsons By Nathan Thoms
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Prints in 3-5 business days
Since its 1989 independent debut The Simpsons has enjoyed phenomenal success in both domestic markets and internationally, but very little academic notice has been paid to this series and the... More > messages it broadcasts daily now that it is in syndication to its millions of fans worldwide. This book focuses on an analysis of the political messages contained within the episodes of the first season of the series from 1989-1990 with the goal of identifying, analyzing, and understanding the message, or messages related to politics contained within each episode which millions are exposed to each year. Note that this book does not analyze The Simpsons in terms of its Machiavellian content; the title is meant to suggest the rich political undercurrents of The Simpsons, though not necessarily from a Machiavellian perspective.< Less
Commentaries On the Epistle to the Hebrews By Saint John Chrysostom
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John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his eloquence in preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both... More > ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. After his death in 407 he was given the Greek epithet chrysostomos, meaning "golden mouthed" in English, and Anglicized to Chrysostom. The Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches honor him as a saint and count him among the Three Holy Hierarchs, together with Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzus. He is recognized by the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church as a saint and as a Doctor of the Church. Churches of the Western tradition, including the Roman Catholic Church, some Anglican provinces, and parts of the Lutheran Church, commemorate him on 13 September. Some Lutheran and many Anglican provinces commemorate him on the traditional Eastern feast day of 27 January.< Less
Pride, Politics & Plague By Steve Bolerjack
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This collection of columns from The New York Blade includes Steve Bolerjack's commentary on life in New York City during the years just before and after 2000. Besides the title's topics, he observes... More > the comic, tragic, ridiculous, poignant and urgent matters and events that made the period so singular. And since most of the now-defunct Blade's archive has been lost, this book preserves at least a small part of what was once one of the major LGBT newspapers in the country.< Less
ESSAYS ON AMERICAN POLITICS By Ozodi Osuji
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This book provides a comprehensive commentary on American politics and especially on President Obama.
Funny Conversations: The Politics of Happiness By Benjamin Rautenberg
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Funny Conversations is a slightly humorous political philosophy book that's been called brisk and funny. It's main concerns are truth and happiness, using a broad perspective to talk about worldly... More > issues. Ben's commentary on the Twenty First Century is full of his own presence and all of the intelligent equanimity that comes with.< Less
Democracy in Nigeria: Thoughts and Selected Commentaries By Anthony A. Akinola
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"Democracy in Nigeria – Thoughts and Selected Commentaries" consists of a series of essays which address a variety of issues bordering on good governance and the stability of the... More > Nigerian state. While the author is optimistic about the future of his nation and proposes measures that can drive its democracy forward, he is unhappy that corruption, in particular, has impeded progress in an otherwise vibrant nation. He believes that proper education and a realistic federal arrangement provide the solution to religious intolerance and all the ills that are associated with it, while a more proactive population can actually tame the monster of corruption if they are genuinely worried that corruption has been responsible for their individual and collective plights.< Less
Democracy in Nigeria: Thoughts and Selected Commentaries By Anthony A. Akinola
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"Democracy in Nigeria – Thoughts and Selected Commentaries" consists of a series of essays which address a variety of issues bordering on good governance and the stability of the... More > Nigerian state. While the author is optimistic about the future of his nation and proposes measures that can drive its democracy forward, he is unhappy that corruption, in particular, has impeded progress in an otherwise vibrant nation. He believes that proper education and a realistic federal arrangement provide the solution to religious intolerance and all the ills that are associated with it, while a more proactive population can actually tame the monster of corruption if they are genuinely worried that corruption has been responsible for their individual and collective plights.< Less