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  • Orientalism by Edward W. Said
    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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  • The General's Son by Miko Peled
    The General's Son (English, Paperback) Miko Peled

    A powerful account, by Israeli peace activist Miko Peled, of his transformation from a young man who'd grown up in the heart of Israel's elite and served proudly in its military into a fearless advocate of nonviolent struggle and equal rights for all Palestinians and Israelis. His journey is mirrored in many ways the transformation his father, a much-decorated Israeli general, had undergone three...

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  • Yemen in Crisis by Helen Lackner
    Yemen in Crisis (English, Hardback) Helen Lackner

    This is the definitive, readable study by eminent expert Helen Lackner revealing the conflicts that threaten Yemen's very survival.

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  • When the Body Becomes All Eyes by Phillip B. Zarrilli
    When the Body Becomes All Eyes (English, Paperback) Phillip B. Zarrilli

    This is the first in-depth study of kalarippayattu - one of India's traditional martial and medical arts dating from at least the 12th century AD. Based on twenty years of research and practice in Kerala, this study traces how kalarippayattu is a mode of cultural practice through which bodies, knowledges, powers, agency, selves, and identities are constantly repositioned.

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  • Death in the Congo by Emmanuel Gerard
    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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  • Tantra in Practice by David Gordon White
    Tantra in Practice (English, Paperback) David Gordon White

    Tantra is an Asian body of beliefs and practices that seeks to channel the divine energy in creative and liberating ways. This book looks at the wide geographical scope of Tantra by examining thirty-six texts from China, India, Japan, Nepal, and Tibet, since the seventh century and representing Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, and Islamic experiences.

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  • The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture by Edwin Bryant
    The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture (English, Paperback) Edwin Bryant

    A study of how various Indian scholars, over the course of a century or more, have rejected the idea of an external origin of the Indo Aryans by questioning the very logic, assumptions and methods upon which the theory is based. Inthe process, Bryant presents a complete exposition and analysis of views addressing the issue of Indo-Aryan origins.

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  • Alternative War by J J Patrick
    Alternative War (Paperback) J J Patrick $18.71
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  • Modern Greece by Stathis Kalyvas
    Modern Greece (English, Paperback) Stathis Kalyvas

    Modern Greece is the go-to resource for understanding both the present turmoil and the deeper past that has brought the country to where it is now

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  • Hunt for the Jews by Jan Grabowski
    Hunt for the Jews (English, Hardback) Jan Grabowski

    Judenjagd, hunt for the Jews, was the German term for the organized searches for Jews who, having survived ghetto liquidations and deportations to death camps in Poland in 1942, attempted to hide "on the Aryan side." This book tells the story of the Judenjagd in Dabrowa Tarnowska, a rural county in southeastern Poland.

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  • Sources of Chinese Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary
    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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  • Antarctica by Gabrielle Walker
    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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  • Algerian Chronicles by Albert Camus
    Algerian Chronicles (English, Paperback) Albert Camus

    Originally published in French: Paris: Gallimard, 1958.

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  • The Death of Democracy by Dr Benjamin Carter Hett
    The Death of Democracy (English, Hardback) Dr Benjamin Carter Hett

    A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen....

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  • Statebuilding and Counterinsurgency in Oman by James Worrall
    Statebuilding and Counterinsurgency in Oman (English, Paperback) James Worrall

    In the depths of the Cold War and in the wake of Britain's announcement of its intention to withdraw 'East of Suez' by the end of 1971, Britain was faced with the stark reality of a Marxist rebellion in the Dhofar province of Oman. 'State Building and Counter Insurgency in Oman' offers an exploration of the attempts by officials and politicians in Whitehall and the Gulf to reconcile attempts to...

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  • South Sudan by Hilde F Johnson
    South Sudan (English, Paperback) Hilde F Johnson

    In July 2011, South Sudan was granted independence and became the world's newest country. Yet just two-and-a-half years after this momentous decision, the country was in the grips of renewed civil war and political strife. Hilde F. Johnson served as Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan from July 2011 until July 2014...

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  • The Immigrant Threat by Leo Lucassen
    The Immigrant Threat (English, Paperback) Leo Lucassen

    Focuses on large and problematic groups from Western Europe's past (the Irish in the United Kingdom, the Poles in Germany, and the Italians in France) and demonstrates a number of structural similarities in the way migrants and their descendants integrated into these nation states.

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  • Dining with Marcel Proust by Shirley King
    Dining with Marcel Proust (English, Paperback) Shirley King

    Overflows accounts of food and drink drawn from the author's vivid memories. This title offers a collection of recipes representing the best of classical French cuisine from Proust's belle epoque, ranging from the sophisticated elaboration of lobster a l'americaine or truffled partridge to the simplicity of croque-monsieur.

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  • The Middle East Today by Dona J. Stewart
    The Middle East Today (English, Paperback) Dona J. Stewart

    "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.

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  • Singing Story, Healing Drum by Kira Van Deusen
    Singing Story, Healing Drum (Paperback) Kira Van Deusen

    Based on extensive field-work and including folktales, legends, and shamanic poems that elucidate spiritual traditions as well as descriptions of local rituals, this book guides readers through the often confusing phenomena of the "shamanic revival," both in Russia and abroad. It is a travel narrative, history, and an ethnology.

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