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The Japanese Mind - Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Tuttle Publishing, Engelska, 2002-05-01.

In THE JAPANESE MIND, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored are: ai...

The Japanese Mind
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Restless China

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Engelska, 2013-03-08.

This compelling book explores the explosive pace of change in China and how its citizens are grappling with a dramatically new world, both in the public and private spheres. There is enormous popular pride in the ascension of China to the rank of ...

Restless China
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Orientalism - Western Conceptions of the Orient

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Classics, Engelska, 2003-08-01.

For generations now, Edward W. Said's "Orientalism" has defined our understanding of colonialism and empire, and this "Penguin Modern Classics" edition contains a preface written by Said shortly before his death in 2003. In thi...

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Transnational America - Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2005-06-01.

Transnational America is a path-breaking study of the production of middle-class Indian and American citizens in the context of late-twentieth-century neoliberalism. Inderpal Grewal considers how the circulation and travels of South Asian Indians ...

Transnational America
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The Unraveling - High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

INBUNDEN (Hardback). PublicAffairs,U.S., Engelska, 2015-04-23.

When Emma Sky, an intrepid young British woman, volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, she had little idea what she was letting herself in for: a tour that would last over a decade, longer than that of any senior m...

The Unraveling
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Islamic Activism - A Social Movement Theory Approach

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Indiana University Press, Engelska, 2003-11-01.

This volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporate the study of Islamic activism into social movement theory. It argues that the dynamics, processes, and organization of Islamic activism can be understood as important elements o...

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Chinese - A Linguistic Introduction

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2006-09-01.

Chinese is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, and has a rich social, cultural and historical background. This 2006 book is a comprehensive guide to the linguistic structure of Chinese, providing an accessible introduction ...

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War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2000-11-01.

Wars, especially civil wars, are known to be one of the most potent causes of human suffering and underdevelopment. Yet economic analysis of developing countries at war is relatively rare. These volumes aim to reverse this neglect, tracing the eco...

War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict
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Documenting China - A Reader in Seminal Twentieth-century Texts

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Washington Press, Engelska, 2011-08-26.

Documenting China brings together a series of linked texts, each one chosen for its impact when first published and which together chart the core developments in twentieth-century Chinese history. With extracts spanning the fields of philosophy, p...

Documenting China
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The Life of Buddhism

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of California Press, Engelska, 2000-11-01.

Bringing together fifteen essays by outstanding Buddhist scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the 'life of Buddhism'. The contributors focus on a number of religious practices across the Buddhi...

The Life of Buddhism
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The Middle East in International Relations - Power, Politics and Ideology

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2005-01-01.

The international relations of the Middle East have long been dominated by uncertainty and conflict. External intervention, interstate war, political upheaval and interethnic violence are compounded by the vagaries of oil prices and the claims of ...

The Middle East in International Relations
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The Tibetans

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Engelska, 2006-10-01.

This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history.* A clear and comprehensive overview of Tibet, its culture and history.* Responds to current interest in Tibet due to continuing publicity about Chinese ru...

The Tibetans
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Imperial China 900-1800

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Harvard University Press, Engelska, 2003-12-01.

This is a history of China for the 900-year time span of the late imperial period. F.W. Mote highlights the personal characteristics of the rulers and dynasties and probes the cultural theme of Chinese adaptations to recurrent alien rule. The book...

Imperial China 900-1800
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The General's Son - Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Just World Books, Engelska, 2012-06-15.

In 1997, a tragedy struck the family of Israeli-American Miko Peled : His beloved niece Smadar was killed by a suicide bomber in Jerusalem. That tragedy propelled Peled onto a journey of discovery. It pushed him to re-examine many of the beliefs h...

The General's Son
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Arkipelagen : Indonesien sträcker på sig

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HÄFTAD. Telegram Förlag, Svenska, 2013-11-14.

Indonesien är Sydostasiens snabbast växande ekonomi och världens fjärde folkrikaste nation - med en synnerligen blodig nutidshistoria. Efter demokratins återkomst och Suhartos fall 1998 har Indonesien hyllats för sina demokratiska vinningar, och l...

Arkipelagen : Indonesien sträcker på sig
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Narrative and the Politics of Identity - The Cultural Psychology of Israeli and Palestinian Youth

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2011-02-03.

Since the late nineteenth century, Jews and Arabs have been locked in an intractable battle for national recognition in a land of tremendous historical and geopolitical significance. While historians and political scientists have long analyzed the...

Narrative and the Politics of Identity
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China Goes Global - The Partial Power

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2014-09-25.

Eminent China scholar David Shambaugh's China Goes Global is the sweeping synthesis of that nation's growing prominence on the world stage that we have been waiting for. He will draw on his extremely deep knowledge of the subject to offer a balanc...

China Goes Global
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Butoh - Metamorphic Dance and Global Alchemy

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Illinois Press, Engelska, 2010-09-09.

Both a refraction of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and a protest against Western values, butoh is a form of Japanese dance theater that emerged in the aftermath of World War II. Sondra Fraleigh chronicles the growth of this provocative ar...

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The Kuhls of Kangra - Community-managed Irrigation in the Western Himalaya

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Washington Press, Engelska, 2007-10-01.

In the Kangra Valley of India's western Himalaya, farmers have for centuries relied on community-managed kuhl systems - intricate networks of collectively built and maintained irrigation channels - for their rice and wheat farming. Over the years,...

The Kuhls of Kangra
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Puer Tea - Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Washington Press, Engelska, 2013-09-11.

Puer tea has been grown for centuries in the "Six Great Tea Mountains" of Yunnan Province. In imperial China it was a prized commodity, traded to Tibet by horse or mule caravan via the so-called Tea Horse Road and presented as tribute to...

Puer Tea
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Pirate Modernity - Delhi's Media Urbanism

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2009-07-30.

Using Delhi's contemporary history as a site for reflection, Pirate Modernity moves from a detailed discussion of the technocratic design of the city by US planners in the 1950s, to the massive expansions after 1977, culminating in the urban crisi...

Pirate Modernity
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Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring - Rethinking Democratization

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2014-12-17.

The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the 'Arab Spring,' a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bott...

Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring
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The Comparative Political Economy of Development - Africa and South Asia

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2012-05-01.

This book illustrates the enduring relevance and vitality of the comparative political economy of development approach promoted among others by a group of social scientists in Oxford in the 1980s and 1990s. Contributors demonstrate the viability o...

The Comparative Political Economy of Development
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The Arab Spring - Critical Analyses

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2013-03-22.

This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspecti...

The Arab Spring
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One Land, Two States - Israel and Palestine as Parallel States

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of California Press, Engelska, 2014-05-23.

One Land, Two States is a bold restructuring of an idea that remains at the heart of international diplomacy after generations of conflict. A pioneering effort to preserve the two-state solution in Israel and Palestine, the book imagines new parad...

One Land, Two States
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Language and Society in Japan

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2005-02-01.

Language and Society in Japan deals with issues important to an understanding of language in Japan today, among them multilingualism, language and nationalism, and literacy and reading habits. It is organised around the theme of language and ident...

Language and Society in Japan
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State-Directed Development - Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2004-08-01.

Why have some developing country states been more successful at facilitating industrialization than others? An answer to this question is developed by focusing both on patterns of state construction and intervention aimed at promoting industrializ...

State-Directed Development
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Rightful Resistance in Rural China

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2006-02-01.

How can the poor and weak 'work' a political system to their advantage? Drawing mainly on interviews and surveys in rural China, Kevin O'Brien and Lianjiang Li show that popular action often hinges on locating and exploiting divisions within the s...

Rightful Resistance in Rural China
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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2008-06-01.

At the start of the twenty-first century, China is poised to become a major global power. Understanding its culture is more important than ever before for western audiences, but for many, China remains a mysterious and exotic country. This Compani...

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture
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Wages of Violence - Naming and Identity in Postcolonial Bombay

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Princeton University Press, Engelska, 2001-10-01.

When Bombay changed its name to Mumbai in 1995, it was the culmination of a long process that transformed India's primary symbol of modernity and cultural diversity into a site of intense ethnic conflict and violent nationalism. Wages of Violence ...

Wages of Violence
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