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The ISIS Apocalypse - The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State

INBUNDEN (Hardback). St Martin's Press, Engelska, 2015-10-13.

The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaeda. Thousands of its followers have marched across Syria and Iraq, subjugating millions, enslaving women, beheading captives, and d...

The ISIS Apocalypse
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transnational America - Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms

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

In Transnational America, Inderpal Grewal examines how the circulation of people, goods, social movements, and rights discourses during the 1990s created transnational subjects shaped by a global American culture. Rather than simply frame the Unit...

Transnational America
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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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Catch the Jew!

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Gefen Publishing House, Engelska, 2015-02-01.

This book recounts the adventures of Tuvia Tenenbom, who wanders around Israel of our time calling himself "Tobi the German". In the course of numerous interviews Tuvia extracts information, sentiments, hidden theories and delusional vis...

Catch the Jew!
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The General's Son - Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Just World Books, Engelska, 2012-06-01.

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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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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Ny Will Africa Feed China?

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2016-01-07.

In this clear-eyed and incisive book, one of the world's leading authorities on China's relationship with Africa exposes the myths and realities of the so-called "Chinese land grab".

Will Africa Feed China?
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Islamic Activism - A Social Movement Theory Approach

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

"...[Will] have an impact on two important fields of scholarship: social movement theory and the study of Islamic activist movements." -John Voll, Georgetown University This volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporat...

Islamic Activism
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Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace - Patterns, Problems, Possibilities

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Indiana University Press, Engelska, 2010-07-14.

Thoroughly updated and expanded, this new edition of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace examines the history of recurrent efforts to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict and identifies a pattern of negative negotiating behaviors that seem to repeatedly d...

Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace
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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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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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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 ...

Chinese
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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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The Global Rise of China

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Polity Press, Engelska, 2015-10-23.

This book sets out to unravel and explain the puzzle of the global rise of China: how, in just forty years, China has been quickly transformed from a poor, backward third-world country to one of the world s core economic powerhouses. Exactly how d...

The Global Rise of China
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The Sexual History of the Global South - Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Zed Books Ltd, Engelska, 2013-04-11.

'The Sexual History of the Global South' explores the gap between sexuality studies and postcolonial, cultural critique. Featuring twelve original case studies, based on original historical and ethnographic research from countries in Africa, Asia,...

The Sexual History of the Global South
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Fire, Snow and Honey - Voices from Kurdistan

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Halstead Press, Engelska, 2001-01-01.

"Fire, Snow and Honey" is a landmark book, which lifts many veils of secrecy. For the first time Kurdish men and women, aged between 23 to 103 - including freedom fighters and soldiers, mothers and musicians, doctors, teachers, and schol...

Fire, Snow and Honey
Specialorder: Osäker tillgång
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Sources of Japanese Tradition - From Earliest Times to 1600

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Columbia University Press, Engelska, 2002-03-01.

Sources of Japanese Tradition is a best-selling classic, unrivaled for its wide selection of source readings on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion in the Land of the Rising Sun. In this long-awaited second edition, the...

Sources of Japanese Tradition
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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...

Butoh
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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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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, ...

Documenting China
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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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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 One-State Solution - A Breakthrough for Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Deadlock

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). The University of Michigan Press, Engelska, 2010-11-15.

"A clear, trenchant book on a topic of enormous importance . . . a courageous plunge into boiling waters. If "The One-State Solution" helps propel forward a debate that has hardly begun in this country it will have performed a signa...

The One-State Solution
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Imagining Japan - The Japanese Tradition and Its Modern Interpretation

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of California Press, Engelska, 2003-02-01.

One of the most influential sociologists living today, Robert N. Bellah began his career as a Japan specialist, and has continued to contribute to the field over the past thirty years. Imagining Japan is a collection of some of his most important ...

Imagining Japan
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