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  • Envisioning Islam by Michael Philip Penn
    Envisioning Islam (English, Paperback) Michael Philip Penn

    The earliest and largest corpus of Christian writings on Islam was written in the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Envisioning Islam shows how these previously neglected texts problematize modern perceptions of an exclusively hostile Christian reaction to Islam and revolutionize our understanding of the early Islamic world.

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  • What Is Populism? by Jan-Werner Mueller
    What Is Populism? (English, Hardback) Jan-Werner Mueller

    Examines the characteristics of populism, using the U.S., Latin America, and Eastern Europe as examples, and argues that populism, in being a rejection of pluralism, can lead to the creation of authoritarian states.

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  • Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221 by James M. Powell
    Anatomy of a Crusade, 1213-1221 (English, Paperback) James M. Powell

    An award-winning anatomy of the Fifth Crusade.

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  • Human Rights of Women by Rebecca J. Cook
    Human Rights of Women (English, Paperback) Rebecca J. Cook

    "The book's embrace is gigantic. . . . Not only will Human Rights of Women appeal to a wide audience, it should be read by everyone who has any interest in human rights."-Gender and Development

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  • Tennis Science for Tennis Players by Howard Brody
    Tennis Science for Tennis Players (English, Paperback) Howard Brody

    How does your opponent put that tricky spin on the ball? Why are some serves easier to return than others? The mysteries behind the winning strokes, equipment, and surfaces of the game of tennis are accessibly explained by Howard Brody through the laws of physics. And he gives practical pointers to ways players can use this understanding to advantage in the game....

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  • Maoists at the Hearth by Judith Pettigrew
    Maoists at the Hearth (English, Hardback) Judith Pettigrew

    Maoists at the Hearth details the ways that inhabitants of a hill village in central Nepal managed their everyday activities following the arrival of Maoist insurgents in the late 1990s, exploring their changing social relationships with fellow villagers and the parties to the conflict both during and after the civil war.

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  • To Breathe with Birds by Vaclav Cilek
    To Breathe with Birds (English, Hardback) Vaclav Cilek, Morna Livingston

    The first book-length appearance of Vaclav Cilek's work in English translation, To Breathe with Birds delves into the imaginative and emotional bonds we form with landscapes and how human existence-a recent development, geologically speaking-shapes and is shaped by a sense of place.

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  • Roman Glass by Stuart J. Fleming
    Roman Glass (English, Paperback) Stuart J. Fleming

    This lavishly illustrated book places glass in its social setting within the Roman household. The volume was written to accompany the traveling exhibition Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change. Through a series of vignettes, the author tells the story of the development of the glass industry in the Roman Empire and the role of glass in the daily routines of the ancient Romans....

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  • Dispossessed Lives by Marisa J. Fuentes
    Dispossessed Lives (English, Paperback) Marisa J. Fuentes

    Vividly recounting the lives of enslaved women in eighteenth-century Bridgetown, Barbados, and their conditions of confinement through urban, legal, sexual, and representational power wielded by slave owners, authorities, and the archive, Marisa J. Fuentes challenges how histories of vulnerable and invisible subjects are written.

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  • The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa by Rene Lemarchand
    The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa (English, Paperback) Rene Lemarchand

    This collection of essays explores the contemporary crises in Rwanda, Burundi, and the Congo-Kinshasa, offering important new insights into the cycle of genocidal violence, ethnic strife, and civil war that has made the Great Lakes region of Central Africa the most violent on the continent.

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  • The Categorical Imperative by H. J. Paton
    The Categorical Imperative (English, Paperback) H. J. Paton

    A classic exposition of Kant's ethical thought.

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  • Robert McNamara's Other War by Patrick Allan Sharma
    Robert McNamara's Other War (English, Hardback) Patrick Allan Sharma

    Robert McNamara's Other War chronicles the former defense secretary's thirteen-year presidency of the World Bank. Using previously unstudied World Bank documents, Patrick Allan Sharma recounts the World Bank's transformation under McNamara and highlights his complex legacy.

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  • Warm Brothers by Robert Tobin
    Warm Brothers (English, Hardback) Robert Tobin

    "Well argued, clearly written, with interesting emphases and ambitious breadth, this excellent book maintains a uniformly high level of scholarship."-Choice

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  • The Long Gilded Age by Leon Fink
    The Long Gilded Age (English, Paperback) Leon Fink

    Presenting a new twist on classic themes of American economic and working-class history, The Long Gilded Age considers the interlocking roles of politics, labor, and internationalism in the ideologies and institutions that emerged at the turn of the twentieth century.

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  • John James Audubon by Gregory Nobles
    John James Audubon (English, Hardback) Gregory Nobles

    In John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman, Gregory Nobles shows that one of Audubon's greatest creations was himself. Nobles explores the central irony of Audubon's true nature: the man who took so much time and trouble to depict birds so carefully left us a bold but deceptive picture of himself.

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  • How Real Estate Developers Think by Peter Hendee Brown
    How Real Estate Developers Think (English, Paperback) Peter Hendee Brown

    Based on interviews in Portland, Chicago, Miami, and Minneapolis/Saint Paul, How Real Estate Developers Think depicts the entrepreneurial personality of the developer, explores the meaning of "good design," and examines the economic risks and rewards of development.

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  • Maurice's Strategikon by George T. Dennis
    Maurice's Strategikon (English, Paperback) George T. Dennis

    Describing in detail weaponry and armor, daily life on the march or in camp, clothing, food, medical care, military law, and titles of the Byzantine army of the seventh century, this text offers insights into the Byzantine military ethos. It also provides data for the historian, and even for the ethnologist.

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  • After Europe by Ivan Krastev
    After Europe (English, Hardback) Ivan Krastev

    In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union--and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning for Brexit, the European Union is in disarray and plagued by doubts as never before. Krastev includes chapters devoted to Europe's major problems...

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  • The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques by Frank Hamer
    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (English, Hardback) Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

    The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques is an authoritative survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.

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  • Seeing the Myth in Human Rights by Jenna Reinbold
    Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (English, Hardback) Jenna Reinbold

    Seeing the Myth in Human Rights explores the role of myth in the creation and propagation of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Drawing on records, publications, and speeches from the Declaration's creators as well as current scholarship on human rights, Jenna Reinbold sees the Declaration as an exemplar of modern mythmaking.

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