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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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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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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...

Islamic Activism
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 Vio...

Wages of Violence
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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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Kurdistan on the Global Stage - Kinship, Land, and Community in Iraq

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Rutgers University Press, Engelska, 2013-10-30.

Anthropologist Diane E. King has written about everyday life in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which covers much of the area long known as Iraqi Kurdistan. Following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's Ba'thist Iraqi government by the United States a...

Kurdistan on the Global Stage
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