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If we talking about poetry: Milton’s Sonnet 16 (Cromwell, our chief of men…), written in 1652, was first published in Edward Phillips’s “Life of Milton” in 1694, during the reign of William and Mary. It does not seem that any official instance attempted to supress it.
http://www.ji.lviv.ua/n14texts/brzez-pr.htm Here is an original Brzezinski speech on ceremony of giving him the status of honorary citizen of Lviv (in ukrainian). There's no word about the U.S. hegemony and no word against Russia, only about Ukraine as outpost of the West, google translate will help you;)
Purges This is completely irrelevant. The people who deposed Khrushchev were just as complicit as him. They might have held lower positions during the purges, but they were high enough to participate in them and benefit from them. If anything, they were angered by his "de-stalinization" efforts. The main reason for Khrushchev's dismissal was that he ...
The main motivation, both officially stated, and in my opinion also the real reason behind the dismissal of KHruschev was his poor performance. This included both economy and foreign policy. Even today he is accounted as one of the weakest leaders according the polls. In foreign policy he lost good relations with China, in economics he allowed for inflation ...
"The State" is a theoretical concept in social science. It has two common definitions, "a body of armed men," and "the method of one class's political repression of all other classes." The definition being used in your world history text is the first definition. A strong state is one which then fulfills the core requirements of maintaining a body of armed ...
Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order examines that question in depth. I don't have a copy handy, but from memory, a strong state is one that can carry out a policy effectively. There are many examples in history of weak states that cannot implement policies due to the interference of domestic or external stakeholders. (also I'm not sure that there is a ...
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