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Bahrain and the Gulf

Past, Perspectives and Alternative Futures

by Jeffrey B. Nugent & Theodore H. Thomas

<p>After the oil discoveries of the early 1930s, Bahrain rapidly became an oil exporting country with a relatively high income per capita. More recently Bahrain has succeeded in diversifying its oil dominated economy by developing regional ...

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Bantu

Modern Grammatical, Phonetical and Lexicographical Studies Since 1860

by Clement M. Doke

<p>Originally published in 1945, this volume represented the first to classify Bantu languages. This volume does not record all the dialects but makes reference to those in which some grammatical study has been done and classifies them according

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Bantu Prophets in South Africa

by Bengt G. M. Sundkler

<p>Originally published in 1948 and then updated in 1961 outlines the religious and social background of the Zulus and discusses the rise of the Independent Church Movement. It examines the organization and inner workings of the different ...

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Basic Principles of Civil Law in China

by David M Jones

<p>This is an abridged translation of the principal Chinese textbook on civil law, which was published as part of the restructuring of China's legal system following the Third Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party in late 1978. Because the ...

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Battle Lines

The American Media And The Intifada

by Jim Lederman

<p>This book is about the intifada, the popular Palestinian uprising in the Israeli-occupied territories, broadcasted by television to an audience of millions. It explores what happens in a democracy when a government faces a major political ...

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Becoming Designers

by Nana Naz-Khan

<p>Becoming Designers is a study of six undergraduate students studying at a particular Art and Design college. The book narrates the experiences of these students’ who are living, working and learning in a design-education setting, a ...

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Bedouin Justice

by Kennett

<p>Published in 1925, this is an absolute gem of a book. From the author's preface: &quot;In the following chapters I have tried, by quoting lawsuits of all kinds, and explaining the means employed to dispose of them, to show first the ...

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Bedouin of Mount Sinai: An Anthropological Study of their Political Economy

by Marx, Emanuel

<p> The Sinai Peninsula links Asia and Africa and for millennia has been crossed by imperial armies from both the east and the west. Thus, its Bedouin inhabitants are by necessity involved in world affairs and maintain a complex, almost urban, ...

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Bedouin of Northern Arabia

Traditions of the Al-?hafir

by Bruce Ingham

<p>This is an absorbing and authentic account, first published in 1986, of the history and traditional way of life of the Al-Dhafir bedouins of north-eastern Arabia, based on a study of their traditions, Arabic historical annals and the reports ...

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Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

by Mu&#776;hlfried, Florian

<p> The highland region of the republic of Georgia, one of the former Soviet Socialist Republics, has long been legendary for its beauty. It is often assumed that the state has only made partial inroads into this region, and is mostly perceived

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Being British

Our Once And Future Selves

by Chris Parish

<span><span>Being British: Our Once & Future Selves is a journey into British culture and identity today, outlining a welcome new story for ourselves in these times of lack of belonging. It's a book for the liberally minded, and those who feel ...

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Bemba and Related Peoples of Northern Rhodesia bound with Peoples of the Lower Luapula Valley

East Central Africa Part II

by Wilfred Whiteley & J. Slaski

<p>Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, originally published between 1950 and 1977, collected ethnographic information on the peoples of Africa, using all ...

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Between Qur'an And Crown

The Challenge Of Political Legitimacy In The Arab World

by Tamara Sonn

<p>The struggle for political legitimacy in many Middle Eastern countries today poses a dilemma for ruling elites. In order to maintain authority, leaders often must capitulate to Islamic universalist dogma, which may conflict with their own ...

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Beyond Coercion

The Durability of the Arab State

by Adeed Dawisha & I. William Zartman

<p>This volume, first published in 1988, analyses the process of stabilisation amongst the Arab states, a process that has contradicted all predictions of impending disintegration and impending collapse. Although there were some cases of ...

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Beyond the Two-State Solution

A Jewish Political Essay

by Yehouda Shenhav

<p>For over two decades, many liberals in Israel have attempted, with wide international support, to implement the two-state solution: Israel and Palestine, partitioned on the basis of the Green Line - that is, the line drawn by the 1949 ...

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Bigger Than Life

Cultural Identity and Labor Relations Among Gaucho Cowboys in Southern Brazil

by Luciano Bornholdt

<p>The gaucho is associated with everything in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. This Brazilian cowboy was made into a state icon, a symbol of regional identity. The figure of the gaucho —always the heroic gaucho of the past, never the poor ranch ...

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Billy Cannon

A Long, Long Run

by Charles N. deGravelles

<p>Billy Cannon’s name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU’s only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national ...

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Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run

by deGravelles, Charles N.

<P>Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national ...

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Bourbon Street: A History

by Campanella, Richard

<P>New Orleans is a city of many storied streets, but only one conjures up as much unbridled passion as it does fervent hatred, simultaneously polarizing the public while drawing millions of visitors a year. A fascinating investigation into the ...

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Bridges To The Future

Prospects For Peace And Security In Southern Africa

by Hans-Joachim Spanger

<p>With the ending of white minority rule in South Africa, the democratic elections in Mozambique and the renewed efforts at a negotiated settlement of civil war in Angola, Southern Africa has entered a new era. Much more is required, however, ...

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