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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00
The Hittite Etymological Dictionary is a comprehensive compendium of the vocabulary of Hittite, one of the great languages of the Ancient Near East, and of paramount importance for comparative Indo-European studies. Since the start of publication, as evidenced by frequency of reference and quotation, this work has become an important tool for study... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 224.00
Volume 5 of the Hittite Etymological Dictionary puts the total work past the mid-point of the alphabetical inventory of the Hittite language. It covers not only words with the initial L, additions and corrections to the earlier volumes, but also the complete indices to comparands in other languages, thus opening up volume 1-5 to other philologies (Indic,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 267.00
Provides information on Carian, one of the Indo-European languages spoken in ancient Anatolia. This book covers the major topics of research on Carian: the direct and indirect sources of Carian inscriptions, the history of the decipherment, the Carian alphabet, and the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactic features of the language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Reporting War explores the social responsibilities of the journalist during times of military conflict. News media treatments of international crises, especially the one underway in Iraq, are increasingly becoming the subject of public controversy, and discussion is urgently needed. Each of this book's contributors challenges familiar assumptions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Beyond Globalization highlights how mediated practices have become integral to global culture; how social practices have emerged out of computer-related industries; how contemporary apocalyptic narratives reflect the anxieties of a U.S. culture facing global challenges; and how design, play, and technology help us understand the histories and ideals... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95
Offering a stimulating diversity of perspectives, this collection examines how popular culture through mass media defines the scale and character of social interaction in the Middle East. The contributors approach popular culture broadly, with an interest in how it creates new scales of communication and new dimensions of identity that affect economics,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
This book highlights the progress?or lack thereof?in media regarding portrayals of women, across genres and cultures within the twenty-first-century. Both original studies and descriptive overviews of current media platforms are included, as top scholars evaluate the portrayals of women in contemporary venues, including advertisements, videogames,... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 26.95
This new edition of The Afrocentric Idea boldly confronts the contemporary challenges that have been launched against Molefi Kete Asante's philosophical, social, and cultural theory. By rendering a critique of some post-modern positions as well as the old structured Eurocentric orientations discussed in the first edition, this new edition... more...