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  • Orientalism
    Orientalism (English, Paperback) Edward W. Said

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.

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  • Antarctica
    Antarctica (English, Paperback) Gabrielle Walker

    A full and intimate portrait of the most mysterious continent on earth and how it holds the key to all our futures

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  • Justice and Remembrance
    Justice and Remembrance (English, Paperback) Reza Shan Kazemi

    Ali b Abi Talib, son-in-law and cousin of the Prophet Muhammad, first Shi'i imam and fourth caliph, is a monumental figure within the Islamic tradition. Divided into three parts, this book introduces the person of Ali, and focuses on the spiritual and ethical content of his teachings. It also evaluates Ali's 'sacred conception of justice'.

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  • Islamic Exceptionalism
    Islamic Exceptionalism (English, Paperback) Shadi Hamid

    Islamic Exceptionalism is a vital contribution to our understanding of Islam's past and present, and its out sized role in modern politics. We don't have to like it, but we have to understand it - because Islam, as a religion and as an idea, will continue to be a force that shapes not just the region, but the West as well in the decades to come.

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  • The New Sociology of Scotland
    The New Sociology of Scotland (English, Paperback) David McCrone

    With interdisciplinary coverage of a wide range of core topics - including social inequality, national identity, religion, sport and education - accompanied by comprehensive pedagogical features to encourage engagement, McCrone's introduction provides students with an exciting new textbook on Scottish society

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  • Japanese Culture
    Japanese Culture (English, Paperback) Roger J. Davies

    Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a detailed and thoroughly researched journey through Japan's cultural history.

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  • The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory
    The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory (English, Paperback) Paul Wake

    Originally published: New York: Routledge, 2006, under title The Routledge companion to critical theory.

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  • Rebel
    Rebel (English, Hardback) Douglas Carswell

    A radical manifesto calling for a fundamental change in capitalism and politics from outspoken MP Douglas Carswell.

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  • Death in the Congo
    Death in the Congo (English, Paperback) Emmanuel Gerard

    Fifty years later, the murky circumstances and tragic symbolism of Patrice Lumumba's assassination trouble many people around the world. Emmanuel Gerard and Bruce Kuklick reveal a tangled web of international politics in which many people--black and white, well-meaning and ruthless, African, European, and American--bear responsibility for this crime.

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  • Sources of Chinese Tradition
    Sources of Chinese Tradition (English, Paperback) Wm. Theodore De Bary

    A collection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of China, this text provides a resource for scholars and students and an introduction for general readers.

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  • Destined for War
    Destined for War (English, Hardback) Graham Allison

    War with China is much more likely than anyone thinks.

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  • Dogs and Demons
    Dogs and Demons (Paperback) Alex Kerr

    The decades of Western adulation for the Japanese "economic miracle" failed to notice a key point - that in pursuit of this miracle, the Japanese had turned their country into a concrete shambles. This book describes the dazzling nature of Japanese culture and its ruination.

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  • Crossroads of War
    Crossroads of War (English, Hardback) Ian Barnes

    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. Ian Barnes's Crossroads of War> captures five millennia of conflict and conquest in detailed full-color maps, accompanied by incisive, accessible commentary.

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  • Making Sense of the Central African Republic
    Making Sense of the Central African Republic (English, Paperback) Tatiana Carayannis

    A groundbreaking book that fundamentally opens the Central African Republic to African policymakers and scholars.

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  • A Kingdom in Crisis
    A Kingdom in Crisis (English, Paperback) Andrew MacGregor Marshall

    A fascinating, engaged account of a country on the brink of change.

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  • The Struggle for Pakistan
    The Struggle for Pakistan (English, Hardback) Ayesha Jalal

    In a probing biography of her native land, Ayesha Jalal provides a unique insider's assessment of how the nuclear-armed Muslim nation of Pakistan evolved into a country besieged by military domination and militant religious extremism, and explains why its dilemmas weigh so heavily on prospects for peace in the region.

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  • Algerian Chronicles
    Algerian Chronicles (English, Paperback) Albert Camus

    Originally published in French: Paris: Gallimard, 1958.

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  • Our Syria
    Our Syria (English, Hardback) Dina Mousawi

    Syria is where food, memory, and resilience collide: recreate the flavors of this beautiful country in Our Syria, for delicious meals anywhere in the world....

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  • A New China
    A New China (Multiple languages, Paperback) Chih-p'ing Chou, Joanne Chiang

    Written from the perspective of a foreign student who has just arrived in China, this title provides the lessons and learning materials about the changing face of China. It includes lessons on daily life, such as doing laundry and getting a haircut, as well as visiting the zoo, night markets, and the Great Wall.

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  • The Law Code of Manu
    The Law Code of Manu (English, Paperback) Patrick Olivelle

    The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and best-known legal text of ancient India. A seminal Hindu work, it is important for its classic description of the many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. Patrick Olivelle's lucid translation is the first to be based on his critically edited text.

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