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  • Leadership on Javaby Hans Antlov; Sven Cederoth Cederroth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    This text examines how leaders on Java rise to power, stay in power and pass their power on. Most of these essays deal with rural power but a few address more general issues of leadership. more...

  • Japanese Consumer Behaviourby John McCreery

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    What role does consumption play in Japanese lives that are more than study, work and shopping? How have those lives changed since World War II as Japan has wrestled with the meaning of white-collar careers, women spreading their wings, changing family values, a shrinking birth rate, an aging population? This book explores Japan through the eyes of... more...

  • Women's Costume of the Near and Middle Eastby Jennifer M. Scarce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    The historical and cultural richness of the Near and Middle East is reflected visually in its costume. In this book, Jennifer Scarce makes brilliant use of years or research to provide a lucid acount of the development of women's dress from the fourteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Her study of costume is set in th ebroader context of the social... more...

  • Geographical Studies and Japanby John Sargent; Richard Wiltshire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Describes the trends, diversity and differences in Japanese and British geographical studies. more...

  • Yuwipiby William K. Powers

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 14.95

    A profoundly spiritual book, Yuwipi describes a present-day Oglala Sioux healing ritual that is performed for a wide range of personal crises. The vivid narrative centers on the experience of a hypothetical father and son in need of spiritual and physical assistance. The author combines the Yuwipi ceremony with two ancient Sioux rituals often performed... more...

  • The Institutes of Vishnuby F. Max Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in their field. more...

  • Contemporary Kazaksby Ingvar Svanberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 178.00

    This is the first volume of field work, based on western ethnological standard, about the Kazakhs of Kazakhstan since Alfred E. Hudson's work published in 1938. Based on fieldwork conducted throughout the region, the various articles reflect the contemporary life of rural and urban Kazakhs. A common theme is the socio-cultural aspects of how their... more...

  • A User's Guide to Franz Rosenzweig's Star of Redemptionby Norbert M. Samuelson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This user-friendly guide will help students of the 'Star' to be able to discuss at a basic level what, at least conceptually, Rosenzweig intended to say and how all that he says is interrelated. more...

  • Facing the Otherby Sean Hand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Emmanuel Levinas is one of the key philosophers in the post-Heideggerian field and an increasingly central presence in contemporary debates about identity and responsibility. His work spans and encapsulates the major philosophical and ethical concerns of the twentieth century, combining the insights of a basic phenomenological training with the demands... more...

  • Of Dishes and Discourseby Geert Jan van Gelder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Considers how Arab and Islamic culinary culture may be represented in literary forms. Scholars of the medieval Islamic period are keenly aware of the importance of food and wine as themes in literature. Van Gelder's witty and subtle approach teases the most out of texts as well as enabling the reader to enjoy a panorama of medieval Arabo-Islamic culture... more...