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  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.

The relationship of military power to dynastic and political changes in North China during the period of the FiveDynasties

Pong, Long-wah., 龐朗華. January 1981 (has links)
published_or_final_version / Chinese Historical Studies / Master / Master of Arts

The relationship of military power to dynastic and political changes in North China during the period of the Five Dynasties Cong jun quan kan Wu dai bei fang zheng quan zhi di shan /

Pong, Long-wah. January 1981 (has links)
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Hong Kong, 1981. / Also available in print.

Völkisch paramilitarism in the Weimar Republic a case study in power relationships /

Messman, Carla, January 1900 (has links)
Thesis--Wisconsin. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 274-291).

The officer fetish

Van Meter, Larry Allan 17 February 2005 (has links)
The Officer Fetish examines the fetishized American military officer and the marginalized American enlisted man as they appear in post-World War II American film, television, and literature. The fetishized officer, whose cathexis is most prominent in the World War II-era propaganda film, has persisted as a convention since the war—a phenomenon that has contributed to the rise of militarism in America. Chapter II lays the foundation of Marxist and Freudian definitions of fetishism and fetishization, and then gauges those definitions with two films, In Which We Serve (1942), a standard World War II propaganda film, and Saving Private Ryan (1997), a film that postures itself as anti-war. Chapter III examines war narratives as a medium that polices class in American culture. The military, with its anti-democratic two-tiered rank system, is attractive to many novels and films because of its strict class boundaries. Chapter IV examines the degree to which so-called anti-war narratives contribute to America’s rising economy of militarism.

The role of antimilitarism in postwar Japanese political legitimacy

Fouse, David B 12 1900 (has links)
The dissertation confronts the dominant view over the past twenty years regarding the role of economic factors in postwar Japanese democratic support. I argue that the dominant economic model of Japanese postwar democratic legitimacy relies disproportionately upon analysis of elite level political actors at the expense of a proper consideration of mass attitudes and value priorities. The central theme of the analysis is a comparison of the influence of economic factors with the impact that postwar antimilitarist values have had upon Japanese democratic system support. I set the data analysis within the backdrop of a historical narrative of the early postwar peace movement that established a broad consensus upon citizens' control over decisions related to national defense as the bedrock of legitimacy in a democratic state. The data analysis is then composed of two parts. The first part compares Japanese democratic system support with the United States, West Germany and Spain using data from the 1995-1997 World Values Survey. A second regression analysis is then carried out using data collected in a nationwide survey by the author during a period of peak economic instability early in 1999. Results of these analyses demonstrate that diffuse support for democratic values in Japan is firmly based in a postwar political culture that rejects a return to the militaristic form of government that preceded democracy. The antipathy to militarism in postwar Japan provides roots for democratic values that can aid in sustaining the political system during periods of economic and political turmoil. Thus the implications of the empirical results point toward a much more stable political system than popular economic models of Japanese postwar legitimacy would suggest. / Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2002. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 140-146). / Also available by subscription via World Wide Web / ix, 146 leaves, bound ill. 29 cm

Evolution of Security Identity of Domestic Antimilitarism and Roles of Political Parties: Case Studies of Japan and Germany

An, Hyoju. January 2009 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M.A. in Security Studies (Fareast, Southeast Asia, Pacific) )--Naval Postgraduate School, December 2009. / Thesis Advisor(s): Weiner, Robert J. ; Abenheim, Donald "December 2009." Description based on title screen as viewed on January 26, 2010 Author subject terms: Security Identity, Antimilitarism, Political Party, Japan, Germany, The War on Terrorism in Afghanistan, The Bosnian War, The SDF dispatch, Out-of-Area Missions. Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-140). Also available in print.

The role of antimilitarism in postwar Japanese political legitimacy

Fouse, David B. January 2002 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2002. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 140-146).

Toward a sociology of morally contestable work : a case study of the defence industry in the North East of England

Erickson, Mark January 1996 (has links)
No description available.

Die Gestaltung des militärischen Oberbefehls in Brandenburg-Preussen vom grossen Kurfürsten biszumZusammenbruch Preussens 1806 ...

Niebler, Hans, January 1938 (has links)
Inaug.-diss.--Munich. / Lebenslauf. "Schrifttumsverzeichnis": p. [vii]-xi.

Szechwanese provincial militarism and central power in Republican China

Kapp, Robert Alexander, January 1900 (has links)
Thesis--Yale University. / Xerox copy. Bibliography: L. 381-403.

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