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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
'The world has entered the urban millennium. Nearly half the world's people are now city dwellers, and the rapid increase in urban population is expected to continue, mainly in developing countries. This historic transition is being further propelled by the powerful forces of globalization. The central challenge for the international community is... more...
- Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 9.99
From stately homes and prisons to the House of Lords and Edwardian asylums? the stories, spanning the 20th century, of the disintegrating fortunes of three of Britain?s most illustrious aristocratic dynasties and the scapegraces responsible Splendour & Squalor traces the disintegration of three aristocratic dynasties through the twentieth... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00
A plethora of the most important aspects of late medieval England are covered here, with a focus on Edward I. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This volume examines Muslim societies across Europe, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia from the eighteenth century to the present, providing fresh insight through comparison. Movements and populations covered include the nineteenth century North African Sansusi movement and its relationships to Sufis and Arabs of the region, Soviet and Chinese... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 100.00
Jerzy Lukowski shows the pressures and tensions, both from below and from governments, which increasingly challenged traditional ruling groups in Europe during the century before the French Revolution. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 185.00
Antony Alcock recounts four stages in the history of regional cultural minority protection: protection of religious minorities and the rise of cultural nationalism before 1914; attempts to assimilate minorities between the wars together with the League of Nations' system of protection; neglect of the complex issues in minority protection after 1945,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Ethnic minorities form a very substantial proportion of the population of China, with over 100 million people in 55 formally designated minority groups inhabiting over 60% of the country?s land area. Poverty and economic inequality of minority groups are widely-recognised problems. However, as this book, based on extensive original research, shows,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
In 2002 young Fadime Sahindal was brutally murdered by her own father. She belonged to a family of Kurdish immigrants who had lived in Sweden for almost two decades. But Fadime’s relationship with a man outside of their community had deeply dishonored her family, and only her death could remove the stain. This abhorrent crime shocked the world,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 72.00
With a backdrop of religious violence and escalating regional tensions in South Asia, Priya Kumars Limiting Secularism probes the urgent topic of secularism and tolerance in Indian culture and life. Kumar explores Partition as the founding trauma of the Indian nation-state and traces the consequences of its marking off of Indian" from "Pakistani"... more...