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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 post-colonial cultural critique. Featuring twelve case studies, based on original historical and ethnographic research from countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin ...

The Sexual History of the Global South
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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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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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Ny Sowing Chaos - Libya in the Wake of Humanitarian Intervention

HÄFTAD (Paperback / softback). Clarity Press, Engelska, 2016-03-31.

In early 2011, Libya came under attack. The anti-Libya coalition included France, the United Kingdom, the feudal Gulf monarchies, the United States and other NATO countries. Although during the previous months, Muammar Qaddafi had visited the nati...

Sowing Chaos
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India in the 21st Century - What Everyone Needs to Know

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

A focused and accessible introduction to modern India by award-winning author Mira Kamdar, India in the 21st Century addresses the history, political and social structures, economic and financial system, and geopolitical landscape of a country set...

India in the 21st Century
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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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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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Waves and Forms - Electronic Music Devices and Computer Encodings in China

INBUNDEN (Hardback). MIT Press, Engelska, 2015-06-05.

Technical objects constrain what users do with them. They are not neutral entities but embody information, choices, values, assumptions, or even mistakes embedded by designers. What happens when a technology is designed in one culture and used in ...

Waves and Forms
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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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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 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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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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Tantra - Sex, Secrecy, Politics, and Power in the Study of Religion

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of California Press, Engelska, 2003-10-01.

A complex body of religious practices that spread throughout the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions; a form of spirituality that seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life - ...

Tantra
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Palestinian Politics After the Oslo Accords - Resuming Arab Palestine

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

This timely and critically important work does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: it offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the Palestinian point of v...

Palestinian Politics After the Oslo Accords
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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 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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Crossroads of War - A Historical Atlas of the Middle East

INBUNDEN (Hardback). The Belknap Press, Engelska, 2014-11-04.

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-col...

Crossroads of War
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Engineers of Happy Land - Technology and Nationalism in a Colony

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

Based on close reading of historical documents--poetry as much as statistics--and focused on the conceptualization of technology, this book is an unconventional evocation of late colonial Netherlands East Indies (today Indonesia). In considering t...

Engineers of Happy Land
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Genealogies of Orientalism - History, Theory, Politics

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Nebraska Press, Engelska, 2008-07-01.

Orientalism, as explored by Edward Said in 1978, was a far more complex phenomenon than many suspected, being homogenous along the lines of neither culture nor time. Instead, it is deeply embedded in the collective reimaginings that were-and are-n...

Genealogies of Orientalism
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