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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...

Orientalism
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Mellan krig och fred i Israel/Palestina

HÄFTAD. Studentlitteratur, Svenska, 2014-06-18.

Hur kan vi förstå och förklara den israelisk-palestinska konflikten som pågått i mer än hundra år och som ofta beskrivs som djupt rotad och svårlöst? På vilket sätt har konflikten förändrats över tid? Vilken betydelse har stormaktspolitik, territo...

Mellan krig och fred i Israel/Palestina
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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. China's stratospheric growth has made it the second largest economy in th...

Restless China
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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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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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Defending the West - A Critique of Edward Said's 'Orientalism'

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INBUNDEN (Hardback). Prometheus Books, Engelska, 2007-01-01.

This is the first systematic critique of Edward Said's influential work, "Orientalism", a book that for almost three decades has received wide acclaim, voluminous commentary, and translation into more than fifteen languages. Said's main ...

Defending the West
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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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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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Bangladesh : i förändringens tid

HÄFTAD (Danskt band). Celanders förlag, Svenska, 2014-02-10.

Bangladesh har under de senaste årtiondena genomgått nästan osannolika förändringar. Detta är ett försök att skildra folket i Bangladesh på dess egna villkor. Författaren har lärt sig språket, bangla, och arbetat med bangladeshiska folkrörelser. D...

Bangladesh : i förändringens tid
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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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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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The Law Code of Manu

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2009-04-23.

The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and best-known legal text of ancient India. A seminal Hindu work, it is important for its classic description of the many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. Patr...

The Law Code of Manu
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Kata - The Key to Understanding and Dealing with the Japanese

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Tuttle Publishing, Engelska, 2003-04-01.

Literally the form and order of doing things in Japan, kata is the cultural conditioning that causes the Japanese to think and react in the way they do. This book explains the concept of kata and offers insight into the art of bowing, the importan...

Kata
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Im Kwon-Taek - The Making of a Korean National Cinema

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Wayne State University Press, Engelska, 2001-12-01.

Korean cinema was virtually unavailable to the West during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945), and no film made before 1943 has been recovered even though Korea had an active film-making industry that produced at least 240 films. For a perio...

Im Kwon-Taek
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Red Tape - Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty in India

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2012-07-17.

Red Tape presents a major new theory of the state developed by the renowned anthropologist Akhil Gupta. Seeking to understand the chronic and widespread poverty in India, the world's fourth largest economy, Gupta conceives of the relation between ...

Red Tape
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Land's End - Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2014-08-07.

Drawing on two decades of ethnographic research in Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tania Murray Li offers an intimate account of the emergence of capitalist relations among indigenous highlanders who privatized their common land to plant a boom crop, cacao. ...

Land's End
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The Israel-Palestine Conflict - Contested Histories

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Engelska, 2009-08-14.

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Contested Histories provides non-specialist readers with an introduction and historical overview of the issues that have characterized and defined 130 years of the still unresolved Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Provi...

The Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Asian Godfathers - Money and Power in Hong Kong and South-East Asia

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Profile Business, Engelska, 2008-08-14.

40 or 50 families control the economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. Their interests range from banking to property, from shipping to sugar, from vice to gambling. 13 of the 50 richest families in the world are...

Asian Godfathers
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The General's Son - Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Just World Books, Engelska, 2012-06-01.
The General's Son
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Japan : makt och tanke

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INBUNDEN. Carlsson, Svenska, 2006-09-01.

En bok om Japan, den politiska maktens historia och det kulturella arvet. Författaren, Japankännare och Sveriges ambassadör i Sydkorea, behandlar bl.a. idétraditioner och seder samt historiska och kulturella relationer mellan Japan och dess grannl...

Japan : makt och tanke
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Effortless Action - Wu-wei As Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in Early China

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2007-03-01.

This book presents a systematic account of the role of the personal spirit ideal of wu-wei - literally 'no doing', but better rendered as 'effortless action' - in early Chinese thought.

Effortless Action
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Political Islam in Southeast Asia - Moderates, Radical and Terrorists

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2005-03-01.

Provides an overview of the evolution of political Islam in South-east Asia. Analyses the sources of relgious radicalism and assesses the regional terrorist and radical networks. Describes how secular democratic institutions can be strengthened, a...

Political Islam in Southeast Asia
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Democracy's Fourth Wave? - Digital Media and the Arab Spring

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2013-04-04.

In 2011, the international community watched as citizens mobilized through the Internet and digital media to topple three of the world's most entrenched dictators: Ben Ali in Tunisia, Mubarak in Egypt, and Qaddafi in Libya. This book examines not ...

Democracy's Fourth Wave?
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Kuan-yin - The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Columbia University Press, Engelska, 2001-03-01.

By far one of the most important objects of worship in the Buddhist traditions, the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is regarded as the embodiment of compassion. He has been widely revered throughout the Buddhist countries of Asia since the early centur...

Kuan-yin
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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...

Islamic Activism
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Reading Orientalism - Said and the Unsaid

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

The late Edward Said remains one of the most influential critics and public intellectuals of our time, with lasting contributions to many disciplines. Much of his reputation derives from the phenomenal multidisciplinary influence of his 1978 book ...

Reading Orientalism
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Palestine Inside Out - An Everyday Occupation

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 2010-05-14.

Tending one's fields, visiting a relative, going to the hospital: for ordinary Palestinians, such activities require negotiating permits and passes, curfews and closures, "sterile roads" and "seam zones"-bureaucratic hurdles ul...

Palestine Inside Out
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China's Past, China's Future - Energy, Food, Environment

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2003-11-01.

China has a population of 1.3 billion people which puts strain on her natural resources. This volume, by one of the leading scholars on the earth's biosphere, is the result of a lifetime of study, and provides the fullest account yet of the enviro...

China's Past, China's Future
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Religion and Violence in South Asia - The South Asian Experience

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2006-11-01.

Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secula...

Religion and Violence in South Asia
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