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  • Squandered Opportunityby Thomas Juneau

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Islamic Republic of Iran faced a favorable strategic environment following the US invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003. Its leadership attempted to exploit this window of opportunity by assertively seeking to expand Iran's interests throughout the Middle East. It fell far short, however, of fulfilling its long-standing ambition of... more...

  • Lucan und der Prinzipatby Nadja Kimmerle

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Lucan?s Bellum Civile ( Pharsalia ) is traditionally read as a political critique of the Principate. However, several features of this text run counter to this interpretation. This study reexamines Lucan?s work using the model of the unreliable narrator to illuminate its portrayal of contradictory structures in Nero?s Principate. The... more...

  • Mikropolitiken des Friedensby Inken Schmidt-Voges

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The study investigates how the semantics of peace functioned in domestic conflicts between 1760 and 1810. The analysis of communicative practices of the actors in court reveals the importance of notions of peace in conflict regulation at the political micro-level. This first systematic exploration of the discourse on domestic tranquility... more...

  • Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Centuryby Christine Halse

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ?globally competent?, ?Asia literate? citizens who have the capabilities to live,... more...

  • Greater Khorasanby Rocco Rante

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Khorasan, ?Lands of the East?, refers to the northeastern region of Iran. In the early Islamic period, the term ?Khorasan? came to be used for a much larger area, reaching into Central Asia well beyond the Oxus river, encompassing large parts of northern Afghanistan, and even extending to southeastern Iran. This volume brings together... more...

  • Wissens- und Universitätsstadt Wienby Hubert Ehalt; Oliver Rathkolb

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 43.27

    Biographische Informationen Prof. Dr. Hubert Christian Ehalt lehrt Sozialgeschichte der Neuzeit an der Universität Wien und ist Wissenschaftsreferent der Stadt Wien. Prof. Dr. Oliver Rathkolb lehrt Zeitgeschichte an der Universität Wien.   Reihe Zeitgeschichte im Kontext - Band 010 more...

  • Chichester in the 1960sby Alan H J Green

    The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78

    Chichester is the archetypal Georgian town with its streets of elegant buildings gathered closely around its ancient cathedral. It usually appears to today's first-time visitor that the city has been largely untouched by the hand of time - particularly the destructive hand that guided the 1960s. However, this is not the case: in the 1960s Chichester... more...

  • Being ?Mande?: Person, Land and Namesby Angella Meinerzag

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 30.77

    This monograph presents an in-depth study of the Hinihon people in a remote mountainous area of the Adelbert Range, a part of Papua New Guinea under-represented in ethnography. Based on sound ethnographic fieldwork and by combining theoretical elements of the Anthropology of Landscape and the Anthropology of Person, the author explores the previously... more...

  • World Heritage in Iranby Dr Ali Mozaffari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This edited volume presents for the first time a broad, multi-disciplinary examination of Pasargadae by experts from both outside and within Iran. It specifically focuses on those disciplines that are absent from existing studies, such as ethnography, tourism and museum studies providing valuable insights into this fascinating place. In its totality,... more...

  • The Tiny Traveler: Franceby Misti Kenison

    Sky Pony Press 2015; US$ 5.95

    The Arc de Triomphe, the Moulin Rouge, the Eiffel Tower—there is so much to do and see in the colorful city of Paris. From graphic designer Misti Kenison comes an adventurous new board book for your toddler. The culture and monuments of France are rendered into bold, graphic illustrations accompanied by vocabulary to teach toddlers basic colors. Traveling... more...