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  • Rebel by vocationby Niall Carson

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 115.00 US$ 98.90

    From 1940 to 1954, The Bell was notable as an outspoken liberal voice at a time of political and intellectual stagnation. While primarily a literary magazine, it is now mostly discussed in the context of its hard political criticism. Carson has unearthed a wealth of sources to put The Bell in its social as well as literary contexts. more...

  • Cahiers Charlevoix 8by La Société Charlevoix

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2010; US$ 22.99

    Ce huitième volume des Cahiers Charlevoix ? la publication bisannuelle de la Société Charlevoix ? regroupe quatre études sur l?Ontario français : Jean-Pierre Pichette (Université Sainte-Anne), examine la sanction de l?aîné célibataire, une pratique qui a profondément marqué le rituel du mariage franco-ontarien; Simon Laflamme (Université Laurentienne)... more...

  • Ara Mai he Tetekuraby Paul Whitinui; Marewa Glover; Dan Hikuroa

    Otago University Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    With less than two percent of the total Maori population holding a doctorate, the need for Maori leadership planning in academia has never been greater. The purpose of this book is to present the experiences of new and emerging Maori academics as a guide for others aspiring to follow. In 2010 Professor Sir Mason Durie oversaw the creation of the Te... more...

  • Regional Disparities in Human Developmentby Dr Raj Kumar

    Kalpaz Publications 2016; US$ 92.99

    The present book is an important research-cum-policy document which highlights the trends as well as current level of regional disparities, gaps and level of achievements in human development parameters at the district level in Haryana State. By identifying the areas of concern, it suggests possible ways of progress with respect to crucial socio-economic... more...

  • Iran and the Nuclear Questionby Mohammad Homayounvash

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Spanning over a period of more than five decades since its inception, Iran?s nuclear programme is the most protracted civilian nuclear program in the world and one of the most politicized projects in Iran?s history. 'Iran and the Nuclear Question' offers a historiographical portrait of Iran?s early nuclear program under Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.... more...

  • American Farms, American Foodby John C. Hudson; Christopher R. Laingen

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book offers a concise interpretation of how food and agriculture are connected. The chapters treat specific crops or livestock types from the point of view of both production and consumption, highlighting the changes that have taken place in both farming strategies and food preferences over the years. more...

  • Placing Namesby Ruth Mostern; Humphrey Southall; Merrick Lex Berman; Peter Bol

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Well before the innovation of maps, gazetteers served as the main geographic referencing system for hundreds of years. Consisting of a specialized index of place names, gazetteers traditionally linked descriptive elements with topographic features and coordinates. Placing Names is inspired by that tradition of discursive place-making and by contemporary... more...

  • Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East, 1850-1970by Robin Ostle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Enormous political and social changes brought about by modernization have naturally found expression in the literatures of the Near and Middle East. The contributors to this book, first published in 1991, trace the development of modern literary sensibility, in Turkish, Arabic, Persian and modern Hebrew. It is argued that the period can be divided... more...

  • Contemporary Culture and Media in Asiaby Daniel Black; Olivia Khoo; Koichi Iwabuchi

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Brings together leading and emerging scholars from Asia, North America and Australia to develop new perspectives on the key issues in contemporary Asian cultural and media studies. more...

  • A Giant Tree has Fallenby Seifudein Adem; Jideofor Adibe

    African Perspectives Publishing 2016; US$ 45.00

    This book memorialising the life and work of Ali Al?amin Mazrui comprises more than 130 tributes written by people ranging from heads of state to journalists. Presented here are those tributes for which copyright permissions were received from among the hundreds that appeared online and print. In preparing this book, it was made very clear that, unlike... more...