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Paperback. Offers a sense of what must happen to bring about a renewed sense of integration and global Frenchness Series: African Expressive Cultures. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 1H; GTB; JFFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 157 x 26. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253006707
ISBN
9780253006707

€ 17.99
€ 17.15

Hardcover. Public discourse and everyday life during the last days of Yugoslavia Series: New Anthropologies of Europe. Num Pages: 336 pages, 10 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1D; 1DV; GTB; HBG; HBJD; HBLW; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 29. Weight in Grams: 636.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780253356239
ISBN
9780253356239

€ 79.34

Paperback. Focuses on a set of contemporary paintings in the traditional technique by the Nepalese artist Romio Shrestha and his assistants in Kathmandu. Editor(s): Williamson, Laila; Young, Serinity (American Museum of Natural History, USA). Num Pages: 248 pages, 88 color illus. BIC Classification: 1F; ACBP; AJC; GTB; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 304 x 14. Weight in Grams: 1030.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295988696
ISBN
9780295988696

€ 46.99
€ 41.94

Paperback. A fully revised and updated edition of this influential work of scholarship. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Num Pages: 540 pages, 30 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1D; 3F; 3H; AB; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 27. Weight in Grams: 766. A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. 538 pages, 30 b/w illus. A fully revised and updated edition of this influential work of scholarship. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1D; 3F; 3H; AB; DSBB; GTB. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 27. Weight: 870.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
534
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521716314
ISBN
9780521716314

€ 35.16

Paperback. A study of the colonial state's imposition of regimes of sexuality, as seen through archives of law, literature and pornography. Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: 1FM; GTB; HBG; HBLL; JFSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822345336
ISBN
9780822345336

€ 26.99
€ 24.69

Paperback. Towards the middle of the 20th century, scholarly research revealed that the fabled Silk Roads, far from being mere trade routes, were cultural highways that played a pivotal role in linking east and west, intermittently bringing together nomads and city dwellers, pastoral peoples and farmers, merchants and monks, and soldiers and pilgrims. Num Pages: 350 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FC; 3JJ; GTB; HBJF; HBLW; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Berghahn Books, Incorporated United States
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
SKU
V9781571812223
ISBN
9781571812223

€ 36.99
€ 33.27

Paperback. Presents a collection of what a curious visitor might want to know about Thai customs and beliefs, explained by a long-time English resident of Thailand. This book, compiled from a series of articles published in a weekly column in the 1970s, intends to demystify constructs like the system of royal ranks and the Thai musical scale, and more. Num Pages: 254 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1F; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5193 x 3233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 227.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Silkworm Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9789749575734
ISBN
9789749575734

€ 16.69

Hardcover. Hildesheim is a mid-sized provincial town in northwest Germany. This title presents an account of how townspeople went about their lives and reacted to events during the Nazi era. It considers the actual customs and experiences of friendship and neighbourliness in a German town before, during, and after the Third Reich. Num Pages: 336 pages, 22 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1DFG; GTB; HBJD; HBWQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 164 x 28. Weight in Grams: 664.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253344656
ISBN
9780253344656

€ 35.99
€ 34.31

Paperback. A major statement of a position developed since the 1990s, this book both epitomizes and explains Glenn Loury's understanding of the depressed conditions of so much of black American society at the beginning of the 21st century. Series: W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures. Num Pages: 240 pages, 22 graphs, 8 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; GTB; JFFJ; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012424
ISBN
9780674012424

€ 33.99
€ 31.96

Paperback. The Politics of Ecology in Papua New Guinea. Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-first Century. 312 pages, 25 illustrations. Presents an ethnographic examination of the social effects of conservation and development efforts in Papua New Guinea. This book focuses on the area that was the site of a biodiversity conservation project. It demonstrates the capacity of ethnography to illuminate the relationship between trans-national processes and individual lives. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FM; 1MKLP; GTB; JHMP; RNK. Dimension: 229 x 156 x 22. Weight: 502.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822337492
ISBN
9780822337492

€ 29.99
€ 26.85

Paperback. Against All Odds Series: German Life & Civilization. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; GTB; HBLL; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039118458
ISBN
9783039118458

€ 52.73

Paperback. A groundbreaking collection of sixteen essays that examines the productive intersection of the fields of black and queer studies Editor(s): Johnson, E. Patrick; Henderson, Mae G. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; 1KBB; GTB; JFC; JFSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822336181
ISBN
9780822336181

€ 30.99
€ 27.92

Paperback. This volume looks at what it is to be European. While concentrating on the question of identity, it takes a broad view ranging from culture to monetary union, from East-West rapprochement to the role of the EU in the globalized world of the new millennium. Editor(s): Joyce, Christopher. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; GTB; JFC; JPFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 345. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Number of pages
256
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
KST0010244
ISBN
9781860646966

€ 5.28

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Ohio University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780821421017
ISBN
9780821421017

€ 26.99
€ 24.69

Paperback. Betafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves. Anthropologist David Graeber uncovers the layers of historical, social, and cultural knowledge required to understand a disastrous communal ordeal and elaborates a new view of power, inequality, and the political role of narrative. Num Pages: 488 pages, 9 figures, 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 156 x 31. Weight in Grams: 706.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253219152
ISBN
9780253219152

€ 30.99
€ 27.92

Paperback. This work provides the basis for a reconceptualization of key features in Southeast Asia's history. It examines evolutionary patterns of Europe's and Japan's Southeast Asian empires from the late 19th century through World War II, and offer insights into the events of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Num Pages: 376 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FM; GTB; HBJF; HBLW; JP; KC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
M.E. Sharpe United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780765611406
ISBN
9780765611406

€ 51.17

Paperback. This 2005 book looks at domestic life and the place of women in the Mughal court of the sixteenth century. Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization. Num Pages: 260 pages, 6 b/w illus. BIC Classification: GTB; JFMX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
260
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780521615341
ISBN
9780521615341

€ 45.01

Paperback. Through an analysis of criminal case files, administrative records, and prisoner biographies, this book reconstructs life in the penal colonies and examines how the social sciences, tropical medicine, and sensational journalism evaluated and exploited the inmates' experiences. Series: France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization Series. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illus., maps. BIC Classification: 1DDF; GTB; HBJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 14. Weight in Grams: 381.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803217980
ISBN
9780803217980

€ 19.99
€ 19.30

Paperback. This 2002 book is a guide to Italian usage for students wishing to extend their knowledge of the language. Num Pages: 490 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1D; 2ADT; CBG; CF; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 169 x 22. Weight in Grams: 838.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Bilingual
Number of pages
490
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521485562
ISBN
9780521485562

€ 54.85

Paperback. Study of conjugal relationships between Indian women and British men in colonial India. Series: Cambridge Studies in Indian History & Society. Num Pages: 292 pages, 8 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1QDB; GTB; HBJF; HBLW; HBTB; JHBK5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
292
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780521673792
ISBN
9780521673792

€ 32.69

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