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  • An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japanby G Lowes Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This volume presents an account of the author?s travels during 1912-13 making particular note of the characteristics of Indian, Chinese and Japanese societies and the effect upon them of contact with the West. Although inevitably dated in some of its views, the volume nonetheless provides an excellent starting point for comparisons between East and... more...

  • The Enlightenment and Its Effects on Modern Societyby Milan Zafirovski

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 141.19

    Here is an historical overview and analysis of the Enlightenment?s influence on modern democratic societies, modern culture, political science, civil society and the economy. Explores counter-Enlightenment, Post-Enlightenment and Neo-Enlightenment philosophies. more...

  • Critical Zone 1by Q.S. Tong; Shouren Wang; Douglas Kerr

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 45.00

    This book is a new series in cultural and literary studies jointly published by the Hong Kong University Press and Nanjing University Press. Based in Hong Kong and mainland China, Critical Zone aims to bring together scholars around the world and to improve cross-cultural and cross-regional understanding. more...

  • Critical Zone 3by Douglas Kerr; Q.S. Tong; Shouren Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 40.00

    Critical Zone is an established series in cultural and literary studies jointly published by the Hong Kong University Press and Nanjing University Press. This is the third number. Based in Hong Kong and mainland China, Critical Zone aims to bring together scholars around the world and to improve cross-cultural and cross-regional understanding. more...

  • Le Procès de l'Europeby Jean-François Mattéi

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 11.99

    Une défense philosophique de la culture européenne par le philosophe renommé, Jean-François Mattéi. more...

  • All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World [2 volumes]by Ruth Johnston

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 198.00

    All Things Medieval: An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World covers the widest definition of "medieval Europe" possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe. By examining... more...

  • Représentations et conceptions de l?espace dans la culture médiévale. Repräsentationsformen und Konzeptionen des Raums in der Kultur des Mittelaltersby Tiziana Suarez-Nani; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 152.00

    This volume contains the records of the international Freiburg Colloquium of the same name which was held by the Medieval Institute of the University of Freiburg from October 19 to 21, 2009. The academic reconstruction of the conception and perception of space in the culture of the Latin Middle Ages requires a differentiated treatment... more...

  • The Diversity of Social Theoriesby Harry F. Dahms

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 131.99

    This volume presents alternative trajectories for how to take steps toward achieving a theoretically informed understanding of present analytical and practical challenges (in terms of social, sociological, and critical theory), and looks beyond pluralism and fragmentation to the kind of roles social theorists may be playing in the future. more...

  • Race in Translationby Ella Shohat; Robert Stam

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    While the term ?culture wars? often designates the heated arguments in the English-speaking world spiraling around race, the canon, and affirmative action, in fact these discussions have raged in diverse sites and languages.  Race in Translation  charts the transatlantic traffic of the debates within and between three zones?the U.S., France, and Brazil.... more...

  • Symbolismby Steven Olderr

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 65.00

    The use of symbolism is an art, not a science. Different people use symbols in a variety of ways and each symbol can have diverse meanings, even within the same culture. Not surprisingly, determining the meaning of symbols can be difficult. This valuable reference defines the general symbolism of over 15,000 terms, from ancient to modern, as well as... more...