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  • The Postcolonial Questionby Iain Chambers; Lidia Curti

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Brings together renowed and emerging critical voices to respond to the questions raised by the concept of the 'post-colonial'. The contributors explore the diverse cultures which are shaping our global future. more...

  • Ancient Germanic Warriorsby Michael P. Speidel

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Presenting a range of evidence for these diverse styles, from Roman art to early medieval bracteate amulets, and from classical texts to Beowulf, the Edda and Icelandic sagas, Professor Speidel here details seventeen different Germanic warriors styles, including berserks, wolf-warriors, club-wielders, long-hairs, ghost warriors and horse-stabbers,... more...

  • Contested Cities in the Modern Westby Professor A.C. Hepburn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00

    Cities are close-knit communities. When rival ethnic groups develop which refuse to concede predominance, deep conflicts may occur. Some have been managed peacefully, as in Brussels and Montreal. Other cases, such as Danzig/Gdansk and Trieste have, more or less forcefully, been resolved in favour of one of the parties. In further cases, such as Belfast... more...

  • The Rape of Troyby Jonathan Gottschall

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    A highly innovative study analysing Homeric conflict from the perspective of modern evolutionary biology. more...

  • Annihilating Differenceby Alexander Laban Hinton

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. Because of their intimate experience in the communities where genocide takes place, anthropologists are uniquely positioned to explain how and why this mass annihilation occurs and the types of devastation genocide causes.... more...

  • Bloodtaking and Peacemakingby William Ian Miller

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Dubbed by the New York Times as "one of the most sought-after legal academics in the county," William Ian Miller presents the arcane worlds of the Old Norse studies in a way sure to attract the interest of a wide range of readers. Bloodtaking and Peacemaking delves beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay... more...

  • The Faces of Terrorismby Neil J. Smelser

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    Terrorism is the most clear and present danger we confront today, yet no phenomenon is more poorly understood by policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Faces of Terrorism is the first serious interdisciplinary examination of terrorism in all its facets. What gives rise to it, who are its proponents and how do they think, and how--and... more...

  • Atlas of Race, Ancestry, and Religion in 21st-Century Floridaby Morton D. Winsberg

    UPF 2002; US$ 34.95

    This highly detailed study of Florida?s population focuses on where selected racial, ancestral, and religious groups live in Florida, where they lived previously, and why they chose to settle where they are. more...