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A Concise History of Modern Korea

From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

by Michael J. Seth

<span><span>Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this comprehensive and balanced history of modern Korea explores the social, economic, and political issues it has faced since being catapulted into the wider world at the end of the ...

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A Giant Tree has Fallen

by Adem, Seifudein

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 ...

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A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar

by Norman R. Bennett

<P>During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the fertile islands of Zanzibar and Pemba became of central importance to East Africa’s growing contact with the international economy as the ruling dynasty encouraged trade in cloves,

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A Political Economy of Arab Education

Policies and Comparative Perspectives

by Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

<P>The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of ...

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A Short History of the Middle East

From the Rise of Islam to Modern Times

by George E. Kirk

<P>This book, first published in 1948, grew out of a series of lectures delivered since the War at the Middle East Centre for Arab Studies to British students who required a solid grounding in Middle East history and politics to assist in ...

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Acadian Odyssey

by Winzerling, Oscar W.

First published in 1955, Oscar Winzerling's <EM>Acadian Odyssey</EM> has remained unsurpassed as a study of the exodus of 1755.</P> <P>Following their eviction from Nova Scotia by the English, many hundreds of Acadians spent years in various ...

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Acadian Odyssey

by Oscar W. Winzerling

First published in 1955, Oscar Winzerling's <EM>Acadian Odyssey</EM> has remained unsurpassed as a study of the exodus of 1755.</P> <P>Following their eviction from Nova Scotia by the English, many hundreds of Acadians spent years in various ...

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Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century: Keynote Addresses delivered at the 13th General Assembly of CODESRIA

by Sall, Ebrima

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, held its 13th General Assembly, 5-9 December 2011, in Rabat Morocco. The theme of the scientific conference was: ?Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty-first ...

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Africa: Beyond Recovery

by Mkandawire, Thandika

Professor Thandika Mkandawire, the first to hold the Chair in African Development at the London School of Economics, delivered the thirty-second in the Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial Lecture series at the University of Ghana in 2013. In these

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Africa: Facing Human Security Challenges in the 21st Century

by Mentan, Tatah

Africa?s dynamic security environment is characterized by great diversity?from conventional challenges such as insurgencies, resource and identity conflicts, and post-conflict stabilization to growing threats from piracy, narcotics trafficking, ...

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African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States

by Paulina Alberto, Eddie Chambers, Monica Dominguez Torres & others

<span><span>Scholars of the African Americas are sometimes segregated from one another by region or period, by language, or by discipline. Bringing together essays on fashion, the visual arts, film, literature, and history, this volume shows how

ISBN: 9781611495386

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African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions

by Gebre,Yntiso, Gebre,Yntiso

African societies have rich histories, cultural heritages, knowledge systems, philosophies, and institutions that they have shaped and reshaped through history. However, the continent has been repeatedly portrayed negatively as plagued by ...

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Along the River Road: Past and Present on Louisiana's Historic Byway

by Sternberg, Mary Ann

<P>Few thoroughfares offer as rich a history as Louisiana's River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. In this third edition of her extremely popular guide, Along the River Road, Mary Ann Sternberg provides a revised introduction, new ...

ISBN: 9780807150634

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American Sociological Theory: A Critical History

by Bierstedt, Robert

American Sociological Theory: A Critical History discusses the history of American sociological theory by providing a selective and critical account of ten writers largely involved in the subject. <br>Chapters 1 to 10 of this book are devoted to

ISBN: 9781483273303

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An Introduction to Structural Analysis: The Network Approach to Social Research

by Berkowitz, S.D.

An Introduction to Structural Analysis: The Network Approach to Social Research discusses the fundamental concept of structural analysis. The book is comprised of five chapters that tackle the key concepts, central intellectual themes, and ...

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Angels in Islam

Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti's al-Haba'ik fi akhbar al-mala'ik

by Stephen Burge

<P>Angels are a basic tenet of belief in Islam, appearing in various types and genres of text, from eschatology to law and theology to devotional material. This book presents the first comprehensive study of angels in Islam, through an analysis ...

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Anthracite's Demise and the Post-Coal Economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Thomas Keil & Jacqueline M. Keil

<span><span>Examining the anthracite coal trade's emergence and legacy in the five counties that constituted the core of the industry, the authors explain the split in the modes of production between entrepreneurial production and corporate ...

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Appalachia Revisited

New Perspectives on Place, Tradition, and Progress

by Yunina Barbour-Payne, Jessica Blackburn, Jaclyn Daugherty & others

<P>Known for its dramatic beauty and valuable natural resources, Appalachia has undergone significant technological, economic, political, and environmental changes in recent decades. Home to distinctive traditions and a rich cultural heritage, ...

ISBN: 9780813166988

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Postcards from the Interior

by Wyn Cooper

<div><p><i>Postcards from the Interior</i> is a collection of postcard poems written from different geographical locations and varied states of heart and mind. The first section, “Postcards from Vermont,” is composed of poems about Vermont towns

ISBN: 9781938160011

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Appalachia Revisited: New Perspectives on Place, Tradition, and Progress

by Schumann, William

<P>Known for its dramatic beauty and valuable natural resources, Appalachia has undergone significant technological, economic, political, and environmental changes in recent decades. Home to distinctive traditions and a rich cultural heritage, ...

ISBN: 9780813166995

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