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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Japan and the Shackles of the Past - What Everyone Needs to Know

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2015-01-22.

A concise yet penetrating overview of Japan, from a historical, social, political, economic, and cultural perspective.

Japan and the Shackles of the Past
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Kata - The Key to Understanding and Dealing with the Japanese

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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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Dinner Talk - Cultural Patterns of Sociability and Socialization in Family Discourse

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc, Engelska, 1997-06-01.

Dinner Talk draws upon the recorded dinner conversations of, and extensive interviews with, native Israeli, American Israeli, and Jewish American middle-class families to explore the cultural styles of sociability and socialization in family disco...

Dinner Talk
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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2015-03-03.

Problems of climate change, biodiversity and air pollution are clearly growing globally, but more particularly in Asia because of its economic importance and richness in nature. The increasing interest in environmental and resource economics appli...

The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia
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Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2014-12-16.

The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly-developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the ...

Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics
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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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The Case Against Israel's Enemies - Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

HÄFTAD (Paperback). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Engelska, 2009-09-18.

The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Israel takes on the greatest threats faced by Israel today In addition to Hamas, which provoked the recent war and Gaza with its rocket attacks on Israeli civilians, Alan Dershowtiz argues that...

The Case Against Israel's Enemies
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Urban Flashes - Simultaneous Spontaneous Architectures

HÄFTAD (Paperback). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Engelska, 2003-09-01.

Urban Flashes Asia, from Wileya s Architectural Design series is a bold conceptual and architectural response to Eurocentric research in architecture. It introduces a network of globally dispersed architects and theorists working primarily in Asia...

Urban Flashes
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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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Arab Nationalism - A History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Blackwell Publishers, Engelska, 2001-01-01.

This is a much needed, concise survey of Arab nationalism both as an historical movement and a doctrine. The author identifies the particular characteristics and development of Arab nationalism and provides a wide--ranging history.

Arab Nationalism
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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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Japan Pop - Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture

HÄFTAD (Paperback). M.E. Sharpe, Engelska, 2000-04-01.

A fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers...

Japan Pop
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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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