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  1. Islamic Exceptionalism

    av Shadi Hamid

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-06-06, ISBN 9781250135131

    Hamid argues for a new understanding of how Islam and Islamism shape politics by examining different models of reckoning with the problem of religion and state, including the terrifying - and alarmingly successful - example of ISIS. With unprecede...

  2. Orientalism

    av Edward W Said

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-08-01, ISBN 9780141187426

    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 this highly-acclaimed work, ...

  3. Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, Second Edition

    av Laura Zittrain Eisenberg, Neil Caplan

    Book, Engelska, 2010-07-14, ISBN 9780253222121

    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...

  4. The Only Language They Understand

    av Nathan Thrall

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-05-16, ISBN 9781627797092

    In a myth-busting analysis of the world's most intractable conflict, a star of Middle East reporting, "one of the most important writers" in the field (The New York Times), argues that only one weapon has yielded progress: force.Scattere...

  5. Black Flags

    av Joby Warrick

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-06-02, ISBN 9780552172882

    **WINNER of the PULITZER PRIZE for NON-FICTION 2016** In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become...

  6. Ten Myths About Israel

    av Ilan Pappe

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-04-04, ISBN 9781786630193

    In this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning the origins and identity of the contemporary state of Israel....

  7. Islamic Exceptionalism

    av Shadi Hamid

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-06-01, ISBN 9781250061010

    In Islamic Exceptionalism, Brookings Institution scholar and acclaimed author Shadi Hamid offers a novel and provocative argument on how Islam is, in fact, "exceptional" in how it relates to politics, with profound implications for how w...

  8. The Japanese Mind

    av Roger J Davies, Osamu Ikeno

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-03-01, ISBN 9780804832953
    (2 röster)

    In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture.Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics expl...

  9. Land's End

    av Tania Murray Li

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-08-07, ISBN 9780822357056

    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. ...

  10. Language and Society in Japan

    av Nanette Gottlieb

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-02-01, ISBN 9780521532846

    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...

  11. Islamic Activism

    av Quintan Wiktorowicz

    Book, Engelska, 2003-11-01, ISBN 9780253216212

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

  12. The ISIS Apocalypse

    av William McCants

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-09-22, ISBN 9781250080905

    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...

  13. Understanding the Contemporary Middle East

    av Jillian Schwedler, Deborah J Gerner

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-08-15, ISBN 9781588265654

    The third edition of "Understanding the Contemporary Middle East" includes two entirely new chapters, one on religion and politics and one on the economies of the Middle East, as well as a greatly expanded discussion of the 2003 invasion...

  14. The Life of Buddhism

    av Frank E Reynolds, Jason A Carbine

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-11-01, ISBN 9780520223370

    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...

  15. A Reference Grammar of Thai

    av Shoichi Iwasaki

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-04-09, ISBN 9780521108676

    A Reference Grammar of Thai provides a clear, detailed and comprehensive guide to Thai grammar, designed for intermediate to advanced learners. Written by two leading experts on Thai, it places a special emphasis on functional accounts of its gram...

  16. Red Tape

    av Akhil Gupta

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-07-17, ISBN 9780822351108

    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 ...

  17. Arkipelagen : Indonesien sträcker på sig

    av Klas Lundström

    Häftad, Svenska, 2013-11-14, ISBN 9789174232479
    (1 röst)

    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...

  18. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

    av Kam Louie

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-06-01, ISBN 9780521681902

    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...

  19. Wages of Violence

    av Thomas Blom Hansen

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-10-01, ISBN 9780691088402

    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 ...

  20. Restless China

    av Perry Link, Richard P Madsen, Paul G Pickowicz

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-03-08, ISBN 9781442215115

    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 ...

  21. The Middle East

    av Ellen M Lust

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-07-13, ISBN 9781506329284

    The fourteenth edition of The Middle East brings important new coverage to this comprehensive, balanced, and superbly researched text. There is intensive coverage of major developments such as the ongoing conflict in Syria, continuing tensions bet...

  22. Bonds of Civility

    av Eiko Ikegami

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-02-01, ISBN 9780521601153

    In this book, Eiko Ikegami uncovers a complex history of social life in which aesthetic images became central to Japan's cultural identities. The people of premodern Japan built on earlier aesthetic traditions in part for their own sake, but also ...

  23. Arab Nationalism

    av Youssef M Choueiri

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-01-01, ISBN 9780631217299

    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.

  24. One Land, Two States

    av Mark Levine, Mathias Mossberg

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-05-23, ISBN 9780520279131

    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...

  25. Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization: Volume 1

    av Abdullah Ocalan

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-09-21, ISBN 9788293064428

    This manifesto is the definitive work of Abdullah Ocalan, crucial for understanding the Kurdish revolution. Here Ocalan outlines a democratic alternative for the Middle East. A criticism that limits itself to capitalism is too superficial, Ocalan ...

  26. Crossroads of War

    av Ian Barnes

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-10-06, ISBN 9780674598492

    From the Bronze Age to the twenty-first century, vying armies have clashed over the territory stretching from the Upper Nile to modern-day Iraq and Iran. Crossroads of War captures five millennia of conflict and conquest in detailed full-color map...

  27. Afghanistan from the Cold War through the War on Terror

    av Barnett R Rubin

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9780190229276

    Combining a deep knowledge of recent Afghan history with unmatched expertise on the current crises there, Afghanistan in the Post-Cold War Era will stand as an authoritative modern overview of this troubled nation.

  28. We Belong to the Land

    av Elias Chacour, Mary E Jensen

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-11-01, ISBN 9780268019631

    Nominated several times for the Noble Peace Prize, world-renowned Palestinian priest, Elias Chacour, narrates the gripping story of his life spent working to achieve peace and reconciliation among Israeli Jews, Christians, and Muslims. From the de...

  29. Documenting China

    av Margaret Hillenbrand, Chloe Starr

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-08-26, ISBN 9780295991276

    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, ...

  30. Puer Tea

    av Jinghong Zhang

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-09-11, ISBN 9780295993232

    Puer tea has been grown for centuries in the "Six Great Tea Mountains" of Yunnan Province, and 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 tribut...