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  • The Aristocratic Families in Early Imperial Chinaby Patricia Buckley Ebrey

    Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 32.00

    Much scholarly work has been published on the Chinese medieval 'aristocracy', in Chinese, Japanese and Western languages. more...

  • Women of the Upper Classby Susan Ostrander

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In a unique departure from the usual stereotypes, Susan Ostrander gained access to this elite community and interviewed the women in one U.S. region to study their roles, activities, and self-images. Among her conclusions, Ostrander shows that although these women are economically and socially powerful, they are for the most part, unliberated, being... more...

  • Arab Youthby Samir Khalaf; Roseanne Saad Khalaf

    Saqi 2012; US$ 24.78

    In 2011, Arab youth took to the streets in their thousands to demand their freedom. Although it is too early to speculate on the ultimate outcome of the uprisings, one auspicious feature stands out: they reveal the genesis of a new generation sparked by the desire for civil liberties, advocacy for human rights, and participatory democracy. This... more...

  • All Riseby Robert Fuller

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 22.95

    In his groundbreaking book Somebodies and Nobodies, Robert Fuller identified a form of domination that everyone has experienced but few dare to protest: rankism, abuse of the power inherent in rank to exploit and humiliate someone of lower rank. It plays a role in just about every form of social oppression—racism, sexism, homophobia, and religious... more...

  • Princeton Management Consultantsby Niels H. Nielsen

    Wiley 2003; US$ 26.95

    * Develop an entrepreneurial Strategy * Build Your Catalog of Services * Create a Strategic Business and Marketing Plan * Negotiate the Best Total pay package * Land the ideal job As a job seeker, you are an "interim entrepreneur." You are creating a start-up company that targets the Business-to-Business (B2B) market. You have the needed services... more...

  • Nobles and Nobility in Medieval Europeby Anne J. Duggan

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 95.00

    Nobility studied in relation to exercise of power, military obligation, `pacification', and transformation into instrument of government, 400-1700. more...

  • The English Nobility in the Late Middle Agesby Chris Given-Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Behind the Gatesby Setha Low

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Muslim networks and transnational communities in and across Europeby S. Allievi

    BRILL 2003; US$ 163.00

    The topic of this collection of articles is the increasingly transnational nature of Islam in Europe as well as the mechanisms by which the transnationalism is activated, especially the media. The papers integrate specific case studies with more general and thematic considerations. more...

  • Image of Aristocracyby David Crouch

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    David Crouch provides a broad definition of aristorcracy by examining the ways aristocrats behaved and lived between 1000 and 1300. He analyses life-style, class and luxurious living in those years. A distinctive feature of the book is that it takes a British, rather than Anglocentric, view - looking at the penetration of Welsh and Scottish society... more...