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Regional studies

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

€ 17.14

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
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253356239
ISBN
9780253356239

€ 79.24

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
€ 41.90

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
€ 33.23

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

€ 16.59

Paperback. A comprehensive history of the transformation of Russia's southern steppes from border territories to Empire. Series: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 b&w photos, 10 maps, 1 bibliog., 1 index. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; GTB; HBJD; HBLH; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 17. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253217707
ISBN
9780253217707

€ 24.54

Hardback. 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
€ 34.27

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

€ 54.99
€ 52.38

Paperback. Alexander Grab explores the impact of Napoleon's domination throughout his empire and the response of the Europeans to his rule. He discusses Napoleon's exploitation of occupied Europe and particularly his reform policies, and assesses their success in transforming Europe. Series: European History in Perspective. Num Pages: 264 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; GTB; HBJD; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 211 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333682753
ISBN
9780333682753

€ 39.69

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
€ 27.75

Paperback. Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, this title shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. It challenges those who have viewed sectarian violence as an Islamic response to westernization or simply as a product of social and economic inequities among religious groups. Num Pages: 274 pages, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FBL; 1QDT; 3JH; GTB; HBJF1; HBLL; HRAM9; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
274
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520218468
ISBN
9780520218468

€ 35.99
€ 31.38

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
SKU
KST0010244
ISBN
9781860646966

€ 5.28

Paperback. 40 or 50 families control the economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. Their interests range from banking to property, from shipping to sugar, from vice to gambling. This book lifts the lid on a world of staggering secrecy and shows that the little most people know is almost entirely wrong. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FM; GTB; KCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Profile Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781861977113
ISBN
9781861977113

€ 9.97

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

€ 24.66

Paperback. Expelled from the Communist Party in 1957, later re-admitted and expelled again, the author has lived in exile since 1988. He has continued indefatigably to read, think, and write about his beloved China: the saga of its modern history, the moral wasteland of its present condition, and its place in the global order. Editor(s): Liu, Binyan; Link, Perry. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 17. Weight in Grams: 459.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253218612
ISBN
9780253218612

€ 24.99
€ 23.59

Paperback. Contends that cinema and cinematic processes had a profound significance for twentieth-century anti-capitalist Black liberation movements based in the United States. The author finds hidden within the histories and logics generated by US-based struggles against racism, sexism, and homophobia, the Black femme's invisible, affective labour. Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 b&w photo. BIC Classification: 1K; APFA; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3963 x 13. Weight in Grams: 313.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822340256
ISBN
9780822340256

€ 24.66

Paperback. National Geographic magazine is an American popular culture icon that, since its founding in 1888, has been on a nonstop tour classifying and cataloguing the peoples of the world. This title provides an insightful and alternative interpretation of National Geographic. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBX; 3JJ; GTB; JFC; JFSL; WT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 13. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Temple University Press,U.S. United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781566397520
ISBN
9781566397520

€ 33.99
€ 30.95

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

€ 51.10

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
SKU
V9780521615341
ISBN
9780521615341

€ 44.99
€ 44.71

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

€ 54.79

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