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  • Women in Northern Irelandby Megan Sullivan

    UPF 1999; US$ 59.95

    ''Sullivan is among those emerging feminist cultural critics who are breaking a critical silence: her study of fiction, films and plays by Northern Irish women not only charts new territory in Irish studies, it also provides a model for doing Irish cultural criticism. more...

  • Israel's First Fifty Yearsby Robert O. Freedman

    UPF 2000; US$ 29.95

    ''Deals authoritatively with some of the most critical issues facing Israel in the last half-century. The authors write with objectivity, presenting original insights in a diverse range of subjects.''?Don Peretz, emeritus professor of political science, State University of New York at Binghamton This comprehensive review of the first 50 years of Israel?s... more...

  • Novels of Fernando del Paso, Theby Robin W. Fiddian

    UPF 2000; US$ 59.95

    ''Provides the reader with a clear understanding of art in general, and prose fiction in particular, in Mexico and the Western world in our century. [The author?s] commentaries on the modern and the postmodern are insightful, refreshing, and informative. more...

  • Great Britain and Reza Shahby Mohammad Gholi Majd

    UPF 2001; US$ 59.95

    ''A completely fresh interpretation of the 1921-1941 Pahlavi period. . . . Majd has come upon a gold mine of information on this controversial period of Persian history. . . . The details and freshness of the figures are explosive. . . . Even more explosive are the land acquisitions materials and the information on the work of the Shah's secret police. more...

  • Incest and the Literary Imaginationby Elizabeth L. Barnes

    UPF 2002; US$ 59.95

    ''Its range--both chronological and methodological--as well as the consistently high quality of its essays makes this collection stand out. A timely and important collection . . . on literary representations of incest [that will] become the touchstone for further work in the field. more...

  • The Middle East Enters the Twenty-first Centuryby Robert O. Freedman

    UPF 2002; US$ 29.95

    ''Succinctly laying out the problems and prospects for the Middle East in the new century, Freedman's book will be widely read in classrooms across the country.''--Glenn E. Robinson, Naval Postgraduate School This collection analyzes the impact of the three major developments of the latter part of the 20th century on the future of the Middle East in... more...

  • Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fictionby Catherine J. Golden

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ?By comparing 'ideologies surrounding women and books' on both sides of the Atlantic, it offers new interpretations of canonical texts in a series of fascinating pairings of British and American texts. . . . The most original aspect of the book is its examination of the woman reader as she appeared in illustrations in popular novels and the way illustration... more...

  • Intellectual Trends in Twentieth-Century Iranby Negin Nabavi

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''This book is the first collection of its kind. It brings together articles by historians, sociologists and political scientists as well as contributions by intellectuals and essayists currently engaged in the intellectual scene in Iran, thus outlining not only a range of intellectual concerns and trends in the tumultuous 20th century but also presenting... more...

  • Rhetoric and Resistance in Black Women's Autobiographyby Johnnie M. Stover

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''[A] crucial, pioneering book . . . deeply engaging because of the intrinsic interest of the texts Stover brings to light.''--Jerrilyn McGregory, Florida State University Johnnie M. Stover explores the origin and power of black women writers' voices using the personal narratives of 19th-century Americans who were slaves or indentured servants. more...

  • The Culture of Gender and Sexuality in the Caribbeanby Linden Lewis

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ?A major contribution to the scholarship of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean.?--A. Lynn Bolles, University of Maryland This volume provides an engaging interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender and sexual relations in the Caribbean. more...