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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Islamic Activism

    av Quintan Wiktorowicz

    Häftad, 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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....

  6. 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 makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: a...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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...

  14. Land's End

    av Tania Murray Li

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-08-13, 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. ...

  15. 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...

  16. China's Geography

    av Gregory Veeck, Clifton W Pannell, Youqin Huang, Shuming Bao

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-03, ISBN 9781442252561

    Despite China's obvious and growing importance on the world stage, it remains often and easily misunderstood. Perhaps this is due in part to the pace of the nation's remarkable rise and the many economic, political, and environmental problems that...

  17. The Middle East in International Relations

    av Fred Halliday

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-01-01, ISBN 9780521597418

    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 ...

  18. Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, Second Edition

    av Laura Zittrain Eisenberg, Neil Caplan

    Häftad, 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...

  19. 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...

  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 Asian Gang

    av Claire Alexander

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-09-01, ISBN 9781859733196

    In recent years the British mass media have discovered a new and urgent social problem - the Asian gang. Images of urban deprivation and the Underclass have combined with fears of growing youth militancy and masculinities-in-crisis to position Asi...

  22. The One-State Solution

    av Professor Virginia Tilley

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-07-08, ISBN 9780472034499

    "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 signal scholarly ...

  23. Imperial China 900-1800

    av Frederick W Mote

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-11-01, ISBN 9780674012127

    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...

  24. The Buddha in the Jungle

    av Kamala Tiyavanich

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-11-01, ISBN 9780295983721

    In The Buddha in the Jungle, real-life stories about 19th and early 20th century Buddhist monks in Thailand are ingeniously intermingled with experiences recorded by their Western contemporaries. Stories tell of giant snakes, bandits, boatmen, mid...

  25. Colonial Effects

    av Joseph Massad

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-08-01, ISBN 9780231123235

    Colonial Effects analyzes the creation and definition of modern Jordanian identity. Massad studies two key institutions-- the law and the military--and uses them to create an original and precise analysis of the development of Jordanian national i...

  26. Foucault in Iran

    av Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-08-08, ISBN 9780816699490

    Were the thirteen essays Michel Foucault wrote in 1978 1979 endorsing the Iranian Revolution an aberration of his earlier work or an inevitable pitfall of his stance on Enlightenment rationality, as critics have long alleged? Behrooz Ghamari-Tabri...

  27. CEO, China

    av Kerry Brown

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-07-30, ISBN 9781784538774

    China has become the powerhouse of the world economy, its incredible boom overseen by the elite members of the secretive and all-powerful communist party. But since the election of Xi Jinping as General Secretary, life at the top in China has chan...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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.

  30. 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...