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  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinemaby Srimati Mukherjee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women?s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition of tradition and culture regarding women in Bengali... more...

  • The Yoruba God of Drummingby Amanda Villepastour; J. D. Y. Peel

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 65.00

    From scholars and practitioners, a collaborative collection about the power of the orisha of drumming more...

  • African Citiesby Francesca Locatelli; Paul Nugent

    BRILL 2009; US$ 82.00

    This book examines how the unprecedented expansion of African cities, which are the products of specific histories, poses serious challenges to equitable service provision and raises contentious claims to the ownership and control of urban spaces. more...

  • The African Presence in Santo Domingoby Carlos Andujar

    Michigan State University Press 2012; US$ 15.95

    Throughout its long and often tumultuous history, ?La Hispanola? has taken on various cultural identities to meet the expectations?and especially the demands?of those who governed it. The island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti saw its first great shift with the arrival of Spanish colonists, who eliminated the indigenous population and established... more...

  • The Afterlives of Monumentsby Deborah Cherry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    South Asia is famous for its monuments, past and present. Monuments have been created, destroyed and rescued by competing communities and incoming empires in the making and re-making of history, identity and memory. This collection brings together an international cohort of senior scholars and younger researchers to examine the vast diversity... more...

  • Alberuni's Indiaby Edward C. Sachau

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Alienation or Integration of Arab Youthby Roel Meijer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    An anthology of contributions from eleven renowned specialists in the field who deal with topics that effect Arab youth in the Middle East the most, such as demographic growth, rising unemployment, and the difficult prospects of their future. Apart from studies on violence and youth in the Algerian civil war, the book offers new insights into generational... more...

  • Amazing Grace: African American Grandmothers as Caregivers and Conveyors of Traditional Valuesby Dorothy Ruiz

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00

    Intergenerational African families in which the grandmother is the primary caregiver of grandchildren and great-grandchildren are increasing rapidly in American society. Over the past decade, researchers and policy makers have shown considerable concern over the increases in grandparent-maintained households. This concern has stimulated a proliferation... more...

  • American Buddhismby Christopher Queen; Duncan Ryuken Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    This is the first scholarly treatment of the emergence of American Buddhist Studies as a significant research field. Until now, few investigators have turned their attention to the interpretive challenge posed by the presence of all the traditional lineages of Asian Buddhism in a consciously multicultural society. Nor have scholars considered the place... more...

  • American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum [2 volumes]by Bruce Johansen

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00

    American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum is organized by cultural form (Arts; Family, Education, and Community; Food; Language and Literature; Media and Popular Culture; Music and Dance; Spirituality; and Transportation and Housing). Examples of topics covered include icons of Native culture, such as pow wows, Indian dancing, and tipi... more...