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- Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 10.19
As a child, growing up in Belfast in the 1950's, Monica Connell spent the summer holidays in Donegal. In the 1990's, by now an anthropologist and author, she returned to Donegal with her husband. Gathering Carrageen is the story of that return: the harsh beauty of the landscape and elements, the sense of fun and community in the face of tensions between... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99
Das Jahrbuch bietet über zwanzig Länderanalysen mit Informationen zu den politischen, ökonomischen und sozialen Veränderungen und Entwicklungen innerhalb des Berichtsjahres, ergänzt durch eine ausführliche Chronologie. Dazu wird in einem zweiten Abschnitt auf wichtige regionalpolitische Konflikte, Ereignisse und Entwicklungen eingegangen. Zusammen... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The Greater Middle East poses major challenges for the United States. Yet despite decades of intense involvement in Middle Eastern affairs, most Americans still know little about the cultures of the region. Simple Gestures describes one American?s efforts over forty years to better understand the society in the countries where she lived and worked:... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00
This new series teachers students about the most important geographic concepts and shows them how people are affected by and respond to economic, social, and political forces--"at both the global and local scales. The authors are educators who have been trained to teach geography at the high school or college levels. This series meets national... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Thailand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It also faces major challenges. Prostitution, drugs, and HIV/AIDS are significant social issues. Environmental problems include deforestation, and water and air pollution. This book investigates these issues, as well as the physical, cultural and social features of this emerging nation. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2007; US$ 15.05
Almost 200 years ago, an Englishman by the name of Stamford Raffles landed on the shores of Singapore and the rest, shall we say, is history. A decade ago, another Englishman came to Singapore and left behind a wholly different kind of legacy. "Notes from an even Smaller Island", "Scribbles from the Same Island" and "Final... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2003; US$ 10.39
Singapore's most famous Toa Payoh HDB flat-dwelling ang moh, Neil Humphreys is back with more 'Scribbles from the Same Island'. He is not rich, doesn't own a condo, and doesn't have many expat privileges, but nonetheless manages to remain the same funny bloke happily living in the heartlands of Toa Payoh. One year after his best-selling,... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 1983; US$ 13.99
About the Book The text takes the reader systematically through the wedding of Babas to Nyonyas in full traditional style. Beginning with the matchmaking process and ending with post-nuptial parties, Cheo Kim Ban discusses the significance and beauty of each ritual, highlighting the symbolism behind the paraphernalia used. The author also traces, wherever... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95
Sri Lanka, the Teardrop Isle, has been under international attention for more than two decades for its ethnic conflict and civil war, and recently, under intense media scrutiny for what seems like a decisive end to the civil war. While the ethnic conflict and the civil war have been the subjects of numerous academic and non-academic studies... more...