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The Noble Liar

Author : Robin Aitken
ISBN : 9781785904332
Genre : Social Science
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To some, it is the voice of the nation, yet to others it has never been clearer that the BBC is in the grip of an ideology that prevents it reporting fairly on the world. Many have been scandalised by its pessimism on Brexit and its one-sided presentation of the Trump presidency, whilst simultaneously amused by its outrage over ‘fake news’. This punchy polemic galvanises the debate over how our licence-fee money is spent, and asks whether the BBC is a fair arbiter of the news, or whether it is a conduit for pervasive and institutional liberal left-wing bias.
Category: Social Science

Time History And International Law

Author : Matthew C. R. Craven
ISBN : 9789004154810
Genre : Law
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This book examines theoretical and practical issues concerning the relationship between international law, time and history. Problems relating to time and history are ever-present in the work of international lawyers, whether understood in terms of the role of historic practice in the doctrine of sources, the application of the principle of inter-temporal law in dispute settlement, or in gaining a coherent insight into the role that was played by international law in past events. But very little has been written about the various different ways in which international lawyers approach or understand the past, and it is with a view to exploring the dynamics of that engagement that this book has been compiled. In its broadest sense, it is possible to identify at least three different ways in which the relationship between international law and (its) history may be conceived. The first is that of a "history of international law" written in narrative form, and mapped out in terms of a teleology of origins, development, progress or renewal. The second is that of "history in international law" and of the role history plays in arguments about law itself (for example in the construction of customary international law). The third way of understanding that relationship is in terms of "international law in history": of understanding how international law has been engaged in the creation of a history that in some senses stands outside the history of international law itself. The essays in this collection make clear that each type of engagement with history and international law interweaves various different types of historical narrative, pointing to the typically multi-layered nature of internationallawyers' engagement with the past and its importance in shaping the present and future of international law.
Category: Law


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ISBN : UOM:35112102053859
Genre : Trials
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Category: Trials

Notes And Queries

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924057512976
Genre : Questions and answers
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The Russian Chronicles

Author : Dimitri Obolensky
ISBN : UOM:39015018485063
Genre : Russia
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About the history of Russia from the 10th century until 1990.
Category: Russia

The Shamrock

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ISBN : NYPL:33433088319417
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature