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Ethnography

  • The Political Transformation of Gulf Tribal Statesby Shaul Yanai

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    This study details how the reform movements and attempts to establish parliamentary institutions in the Persian Gulf states of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Dubai between the First World War and the independent era of the 1970s represented a milestone in the history of the region, creating a legacy for future generations, but was a unique transition in the... more...

  • The Sasanian World through Georgian Eyesby Stephen H. Rapp

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 154.95

    Georgian literary sources for Late Antiquity are commonly held to be later productions devoid of historical value. As a result, scholarship outside the Republic of Georgia has privileged Graeco-Roman and even Armenian narratives. However, when investigated within the dual contexts of a regional literary canon and the active participation of Caucasia’s... more...

  • Eichmann's Jewsby Doron Rabinovici; Nick Somers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    The question of the collaboration of Jews with the Nazi regime during the persecution and extermination of European Jewry is one of the most difficult and sensitive issues surrounding the Holocaust. How could people be forced to cooperate in their own destruction? Why would they help the Nazi authorities round up their own people for deportation, managing... more...

  • Meine Krone in der Ascheby Hanna Zack Miley

    'fontis 2014; US$ 17.99

    Als Hannelore (Hanna) Zack am 24. Juli 1939 - als siebenjähriges Mädchen - Köln in einem Zug Richtung London verließ, wusste sie das noch nicht: Sie war Teil des legendären "Kindertransports", dem kühnen Unterfangen, das 10.000 jüdische Kinder vor Hitlers Nazi-Regime rettete, indem es ihnen die sichere Fahrt nach England ermöglichte. In den folgenden... more...

  • Making History in Iranby Farzin Vejdani

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Iranian history was long told through a variety of stories and legend, tribal lore and genealogies, and tales of the prophets. But in the late nineteenth century, new institutions emerged to produce and circulate a coherent history that fundamentally reshaped these fragmented narratives and dynastic storylines. Farzin Vejdani investigates this transformation... more...

  • Don't Be Afraid of the Bulletsby Laura Kasinof

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years later—after a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist. When she first moved to Sanaa in 2009, she was the only American reporter based in the country. She quickly fell in love with Yemen?s people... more...

  • Jewish Rights, National Ritesby Simon Rabinovitch

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In its full-color poster for elections to the All-Russian Jewish Congress in 1917, the Jewish People's Party depicted a variety of Jews in seeking to enlist the support of the broadest possible segment of Russia's Jewish population. It forsook neither traditional religious and economic life like the Jewish socialist parties, nor life in Europe like... more...

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionismby Rusi Jaspal

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Drawing upon media and visual sources and rich interview data from Iran, Britain and Israel, Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism examines the concepts of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, tracing their evolution and inter-relations, and considering the distinct ways in which they are manifested, and responded to, by Muslim and Jewish communities in Iran, Britain... more...

  • Bahrain Through The Agesby Al-Khalifa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 450.00

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • An Inconvenient Genocideby Geoffrey Robertson

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 24.78

    The most controversial question that is still being asked about the First World War – was there an Armenian genocide? – will come to a head on 24 April 2015, when Armenians worldwide will commemorate its centenary and Turkey will deny that it took place, claiming that the deaths of over half of the Armenian race were justified. This has become a vital... more...