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Bengal in the Pre-Colonial Era

by Sushil Chaudhury

<p>This anthology vastly expands our understanding of the much-misconstructed history of early modern Bengal and seeks to redress the misconception that economic decline in Bengal set in even before the British conquest of the region. Based on ...

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Comparative History Of Civilizations In Asia

Volume 1

by Edward L. Farmer

<p>This book gives an overview of all of Asian history from the eastern borders of Europe to the Pacific and from the birth of civilization to the present. It provides a broad framework and flexible method for thinking about the history of the ...

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Comparing Asian Politics

India, China, and Japan

by Sue Ellen M. Charlton

<p><em>Comparing Asian Politics</em> presents an invaluable comparative examination of politics and government in three Asian nations: India, China, and Japan. The author elucidates the links between politics and each nation's distinctive ...

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Compassionate Landscape

by Humphrey Carver

<p>From the top of the Clent Hills in England, one can look out over the Black Country to the north and the Forest of Arden to the south. As a boy Humphrey Carver looked at these two landscapes – one synonymous with the harsh ugliness and ...

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Complex Adaptive Systems, Resilience and Security in Cameroon

by Manu Lekunze

<p><em>Complex Adaptive Systems, Resilience and Security in Cameroon</em> comprehensively maps and analyses Cameroon’s security architecture to determine its resilience.</p> <p>The author examines the key actors involved in Cameroon’s security ...

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Conceptualizing Environmental Justice

Plural Frames and Global Claims in Land Between the Rivers, Kentucky

by Damayanti Banerjee

<p>Conceptualizing Environmental Justice evolved from an ethnographic study of an environmental justice movement in a rural community called Land Between the Rivers in Kentucky. The environmental movement emerged as a result of collective ...

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Concubines in Court

Marriage and Monogamy in Twentieth-Century China

by Lisa Tran

<p>This groundbreaking book analyzes marriage and family reform in twentieth-century China. Lisa Tran’s examination of changes in the perception of concubinage explores the subtle, yet very meaningful, shifts in the construction of monogamy in ...

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Conflict And Violence In Singapore And Malaysia, 1945-1983

by Richard Clutterbuck

<p>Is there a risk that Malaysia's racial mixture and its weighted political and economic structures could again explode into the kind of violence which, in 1969, was only just prevented from setting the whole country on fire? And has ...

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Conflict in the Middle East

by P.J. Vatikiotis

<p>The Middle East is a continuing crisis area in world politics. This crisp and penetrating book, first published in 1971, analyses the historical development of the major issues in Arab politics, explains the conflicting interests now at stake

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Conflict Management In The Middle East

by Steven L Spiegel

<p>This book explores efforts being made to create Russian-American cooperation in managing recurrent conflict in the Middle East. Theoretical, historical, and policy sections provide the framework for chapters that represent the most current, ...

ISBN: 9780429722592

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Conflicting Identities

Travails of Regionalism in Asia

by Rabindra Sen, Anindya Jyoti Majumdar & Bhagaban Behera

<p>In the era of globalization, regionalism aims at a practical compromise between global governance and national aspirations. Attempts have been made by states, in varying degrees, to advance cooperation towards mutual benefit in different ...

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Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil

University Quota Students and the Quest for Racial Justice

by Vânia Penha-Lopes

<p>Using affirmative action to decrease racial inequality is the latest chapter of a long tradition of comparing Brazil and the United States with regard to race. <em>Confronting Affirmative Action in Brazil: University Quota Students and the ...

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Connecting Taiwan

Participation – Integration – Impacts

by Carsten Storm

<p>Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully ...

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Contemporary China

Between Mao and Market

by François Godement

<p>This overview of Chinese politics, economy, and society by a leading scholar offers a deeply informed assessment of China’s last decade—its debates and political infighting, its rising and assertive international profile, and the forceful ...

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Contemporary North Africa

Issues of Development and Integration

by Halim Barakat

<p>This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It ...

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Contemporary Problems Of Pakistan

by J. Henry Korson

<p>This book considers the range of social, political, and economic problems of Pakistan. It analyzes the country's attempts to control explosive population growth and cope with a flood of Afghan refugees as well as to deal with the demands for ...

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Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

A Diaspora

by Dario Miccoli

<p>In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and ...

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Contested Holy Places in Israel–Palestine

Sharing and Conflict Resolution

by Yitzhak Reiter

<p>Over the last twenty years, there has been a growing understanding that conflicts in or over holy places differ from other territorial conflicts. A holy site has a profound meaning, involving human beliefs, strong emotions, &quot;sacred&quot;

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Contested Sites in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

by John Bell, Michael J. Molloy, Tom Najem & others

<p><em>Contested Sites in Jerusalem</em> is the third and final volume in a series of books which collectively present in detail the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken

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Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

by Paola Rivetti & Rosita Di Peri

<p>The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that ...

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