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The point of departure

by Robin F. Cook

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cook, Robin F,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain),
  • Great Britain. -- Parliament. -- House of Commons,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Legislators -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1997-,
  • Great Britain -- Relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Relations -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Relations -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Great Britain : Simon & Schuster UK, 2003.

    StatementRobin Cook.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN1129.L32 C64 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p. ;
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21782757M
    ISBN 100743264231
    LC Control Number2003070375

    The Point of Departure is Robin Cook's unvarnished account of this extraordinary period in our political history. Though surprised by his abrupt dismissal as Foreign Secretary, he became determined to effect the changes in Parliamentary democracy that he believed were essential if Parliament was to move into the 21st century.   I. The Point of Departure (See Exposition on Brief, Chapter 1). W HEN WE trace any one of the intellectual currents of the present time back to its source, we invariably arrive at one of the great spirits of our “classical age.” Goethe or Schiller, Herder or Lessing gave an impulse; and from this impulse has issued this or that intellectual movement which continues .

      A classic memoir by one of the great journalists of the 20th century, Point of Departure collects James Cameron's eyewitness accounts of the atom bomb tests at Bikini atoll, the Chinese invasion of Tibet and the war in Korea, and vivid evocations of Mao Tse-Tung, Winston Churchill, and many others. Cameron, who was born in London in , began his Pages: Chapter I, Point of Departure, Summary and Analysis The first chapter of The World's Religions consists of notes by the author explaining his intentions in writing about the world's religions. These notes are essential in order to comprehend the subsequent chapters, each given to a specific description of a world religion. In the notes, Huston states that the purpose of the book .

    An examination of the "point of departure" for American democracy according to Alexis De Tocqueville. This departure is paramount to his overall examination of the American spirit, particularly the relationship between liberty and equality and the relationship of religion to the advancement of democracy's central tenants and principles. Chapter I, Point of Departure, Summary and Analysis. The first chapter of The World's Religions consists of notes by the author explaining his intentions in writing about the world's religions. These notes are essential in order to comprehend the subsequent chapters, each given to a specific description of a world religion.


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