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  1. Toward Xenopolis

    Toward Xenopolis: Visions from the Borderland [Hardback]

    Krzysztof Czyżewski(Author); Mayhill C. Fowler(Editor); Timothy Snyder(Foreword)


    ISBN: 9781648250354
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in East and Central Europe
    Volume: 27
    How do we build civil society? How does a society repair itself after violence? How do we live in a world with others different from ourselves? These questions lie at the heart of Krzysztof Czyzewski's writing and his work with Fundacja Pograni... .... Learn More
  2. Bad Cities

    Bad Cities [Paperback]

    Ugo Rubeo(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869772818
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    From Larry Kramer's New York to Roth's Newark and Colla's Baghdad, this collection of 15 essays explores how American contemporary literature tackles the issue of urban violence, its relationship with the forerunners of the genre, and how its main... .... Learn More
  3. Chivalry and the Medieval Past

    Chivalry and the Medieval Past [Paperback]

    Katie Stevenson(Editor); Barbara Gribling(Editor); Antti Matikkala(Contributor); Barbara Gribling(Contributor); David W. Allan(Contributor); Katie Stevenson(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781783276424
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: 7
    One of the most difficult and complex ethical and cultural codes to define, chivalry has proved a flexible, ever-changing phenomenon, constantly adapted in the hands of medieval knights, Renaissance princes, early modern antiquarians, Enlightenmen... .... Learn More
  4. The Dystopia in the Desert

    The Dystopia in the Desert: The silent culture of Australia’s remotest Aboriginal communities [Paperback]

    Tadhgh Purtill(Author)


    ISBN: 9781925333862
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The Ngaanyatjarra Lands, deep in Western Australia, are home to Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities. Beset by social problems, the communities and their residents are detached from mainstream Australia by factors of distance and c... .... Learn More
  5. Disability in Africa

    Disability in Africa: Inclusion, Care, and the Ethics of Humanity [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Nic Hamel(Editor); Anna Lee Carothers(Contributor); Maria Berghs(Contributor); Fikru Negash Gebrekidan(Contributor); Fikru Gebrekidan(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781580469715
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 91
    While the disability rights movement of recent decades has a rich and well-documented history, it is a history mostly focused on the Global North. Disability in Africa presents an interdisciplinary approach to cultural, health, and policy c... .... Learn More
  6. In Praise of the West

    In Praise of the West [Paperback]

    Franco La Cecla(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869773136
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    Today it is widely reported that the West is in crisis, with Europe at the forefront. There are plenty of arguments to sustain this claim. Franco La Cecla, however, warns us not to throw the baby out with the bathwater, as this unstoppable disench... .... Learn More
  7. Understanding Social Conflict

    Understanding Social Conflict: The Relationship between Sociology and History [Paperback]

    Liana M. Daher(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869771613
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    The indissoluble link between sociology and history is not new to the social sciences. In the early 20th century, Weber (1922) saw relationships between history and sociology as based on mutual and essential support and logical priority. Following... .... Learn More
  8. Furusato

    Furusato: 'Home' at the Nexus of History, Art, Society, and Self [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig(Editor); Enrico Fongaro(Editor); Aldo Tollini(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869772771
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Studies
    Furusato (home, hometown, and/or place of origin) is a revered and idealized concept in Japan. On an individual level, it plays a central role in personal identity; in a broader social and cultural milieu, it is constitutive of a sense of n... .... Learn More
  9. Medievalism, Politics and Mass Media

    Medievalism, Politics and Mass Media: Appropriating the Middle Ages in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Andrew B.R. Elliott(Author)


    ISBN: 9781843845850
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: 10
    In 2001, George Bush provoked global uproar by describing the nascent War on Terror as a "Crusade". His comments, however, were welcomed by Al-Qaeda, who had long been describing Western powers in precisely the same terms, as modern Crus... .... Learn More
  10. The Origins of the Changos

    The Origins of the Changos [Paperback]

    Dumitru Martinas(Author)


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    ISBN: 9781592110797
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The term Chango (Csángó) refers to a population whose ethnic origin has been the subject of much controversy. The term originates from the Magyar language in which it means “mixed” or “impure.” Most Changos li... .... Learn More

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