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The Practice of Medicine as Being in Time

Raymond C. Barfield

The practice of medicine serves people who are facing limits in their lives brought on by the threats of disease and death. Because good doctoring is so intimately related to the complex impact these threats have on our limited lives, this book argues that the significance and meaning of the practice of medicine is inextricably bound to existence in time.

The Vlasov Case: History of a Betrayal

Volume 1: 1942–1945

Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI)

Volume 1 is comprised of archival documents on Vlasov’s activities from 1942 to 1945. 

The Vlasov Case: History of a Betrayal

Volume 2: 1945–1946

Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI)

Volume 2 explores the Soviet investigations of Vlasov during the 1945–1946 trial.

Journal of Romanian Studies

Volume 2, No. 2 (2020)

Edited by Peter Gross, Diane Vancea, Iuliu Ratiu, Claudia Lonkin, Mihaela Şerban, and Monica Ciobanu

The biannual, peer-reviewed Journal of Romanian Studies, jointly developed by The Society for Romanian Studies and ibidem Press, examines critical issues in Romanian studies, linking work in that field to wider theoretical debates and issues of current relevance, and serving as a forum for junior and senior scholars.

How Corruption and Anti-Corruption Policies Sustain Hybrid Regimes

Strategies of Political Domination Under Ukraine’s Presidents in 1994–2014

Oksana Huss. Foreword by Tobias Debiel and Andrea Gawrich

This study combines empirical analysis and social constructivism for an investigation into the presidencies of Leonid Kuchma (1994–2005), Viktor Yushchenko (2005–2010), and Viktor Yanukovych (2010–2014). Explorative expert interviews, press surveys, content analysis of presidential speeches, as well as critical assessment of anti-corruption legislation are used for comparison and process tracing of the utilization of corruption under three Ukrainian presidents.

A History of Cultic Images in China

The Domestic Statuary of Hunan

Alain Arrault. Translated by Lina Verchery

Based on two decades of international collaborative research, Alain Arrault focuses on some 4,000 of these statues and studies them on the basis of consecration certificates inserted in the statues, the earliest of which date to the sixteenth century.


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