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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 81.00
Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was once... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Egypt?s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali?s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a semi-urban community, which became an integral part... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99
In the interest of locating race and ethnicity as sociological and political categories that are inimical to contemporary conceptions of the nation state, editor Anton L. Allahar explores the geopolitics of the Caribbean through a comparative focus. The result is a study that is unique in scope and also in its level of scholarly reflection. This book... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 30.95
From sushi and karaoke to martial arts and technoware, the currency of made-in-Japan cultural goods has skyrocketed in the global marketplace during the past decade. The globalization of Japanese "cool" is led by youth products: video games, manga (comic books), anime (animation), and cute characters that have fostered kid crazes from Hong Kong to... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Written by Australia?s leading anthropologists, this valuable examination explores the Australian government?s intervention in terms of health, safety, and education of the nation?s remote Aboriginal citizens via the Northern Territory National Emergency Response. Dissecting the notion of difference and probing the idea of indigenous disadvantage... more...
- UNSW Press 2010; US$ 34.95
In 2007 the Australian Government recognised that the health, safety and education of the nations remote Aboriginal citizens were in a state of crisis. Its response was what became known as the Northern Territory Intervention, which sparked a heated national debate about Indigenous disadvantage and autonomy. Moreover, it caused Australian anthropologists... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 310.00
Aims to contribute to the debate on global public goods. This book investigates the possibilities and disadvantages of applying the idea of public goods in a global context. It explains the history of the concept and its significance for human rights. more...
- University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Autobiography of Warrigal Anderson, an aborigine who runs away from the Department he thinks is coming to get him in Moonee Ponds and hops a train he thinks will take him to Swan Hill. Instead he finds himself travelling around Australia through Brisbane and Broome to NZ returning to Melbourne via Sydney. It describes his life and adventures along... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 195.00
New perspectives on the past and present contributions of the 25 million strong Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia to the development of contemporary society. Case studies feature organisational, community, religious, and other arenas of Chinese activity and identity definition, and the book analyses the interplay of local, regional, global and transnational... more...