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    • Lorenz, Robert; Walter, Franz (2014-03-15)
      Das Jahr 1968 wird gemeinhin mit der Überwindung überkommener Gesellschaftsstrukturen und dem Entree des bürgerrechtlichen Fortschritts verbunden. Doch dieses Datum war nicht Ausgangs-, sondern vielmehr Kulminationspunkt ...
    • Luft, Stefan; Schimany, Peter (2014-10-15)
      In der politischen Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland gilt der Asylkompromiss von 1992/93 als höchst kontroverse Entscheidung, die bis heute, rund 20 Jahre später, Auswirkungen auf die Asylmigration hat. In diesem ...
    • Browning, Gary L. (2010-08-01)
      The renowned Russian writer Leo Tolstoy created a realistic masterpiece in Anna Karenina (1878). In the same work, moreover, he utilized allegory and symbol to an extent and at a level of sophistication unknown in his other ...
    • Farris, William (2019-04-30)
      A Bowl for a Coin is the first book in any language to describe and analyze the history of all Japanese teas. To understand the triumph of the tea plant in Japan, Wayne Farris begins with its cultivation and goes on to ...
    • Berger, Maurits (2014-10-01)
      This book presents an overall presentation and discussion of developments ever since Islam appeared on the European stage thirteen centuries ago. The events and stories presented increase the understanding of present debates ...
    • Mrazek, Rudolf (2010-03-01)
      'A Certain Age' is an unconventional, evocative work of history and a moving reflection on memory, modernity, space, time, and the limitations of traditional historical narratives. Rudolf Mrázek visited Indonesia throughout ...
    • Seifrid, Thomas (2009-04-01)
      Written at the height of Stalin's first "five-year plan" for the industrialization of Soviet Russia and the parallel campaign to collectivize Soviet agriculture, Andrei Platonov's The Foundation Pit registers a dissonant ...
    • Oppy, Graham; Trakakis, N. N. (2014)
      Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has been experiencing something of a ‘golden age’. Within this, the richness of Australasia’s philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten: Australasian ...
    • Toon, Peter (2014)
      Peter Toon is the leading writer on primary care virtue ethics and this thought-provoking book builds on the thinking of philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre. A Flourishing Practice? looks at the moral problems that currently ...
    • Gemünden, Gerd (2008-04-01)
      With six Academy Awards, four entries on the American Film Institute’s list of 100 greatest American movies, and more titles on the National Historic Register of classic films deemed worthy of preservation than any other ...
    • Fuentes-Rodríguez, Catalina; Álvarez-Benito, Gloria (2016-12-01)
      Does gender condition politicians’ discourse strategies in parliament? This is the question we try to answer in A Gender-based Approach to Parliamentary Discourse: The Andalusian Parliament. This book, written by experts ...
    • ten Cate, Arthur; Brocades-Zaalberg, Thijs (2014-12-01)
      A Gentle Occupation analyses Dutch military operations in the aftermath of the 2003 US-led invasion in Iraq. It raises the question why, in contrast to most allied troops elsewhere in Iraq, Dutch forces in Al Muthanna ...
    • Mueller, Wolfgang (2011-02-03)
      This monograph, based on newly declassified sources from Western and Russian archives as well as on communist texts about international law and neutrality, is the first English-language account of Soviet policy towards ...
    • Döhler, Christian (2019-01-04)
      Komnzo is a Papuan language of Southern New Guinea spoken by around 250 people in the village of Rouku. Komnzo belongs to the Tonda subgroup of the Yam language family, which is also known as the Morehead Upper-Maro group. ...
    • Yakpo, Kofi (2019-02-20)
      Pichi is an Afro-Caribbean English-lexifier Creole spoken on the island of Bioko, Equatorial Guinea. It is an offshoot of 19th century Krio (Sierra Leone) and shares many characteristics with West African relatives like ...
    • Eriksen, Thomas Hylland; Nielsen, Finn Sivert (2013-05-10)
      This is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular classic of modern anthropology. Avoiding geographical bias, the authors provide summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the ...
    • Steenbrink, Karel; Aritonang, Jan (2008-01-09)
      Indonesia is the home of the largest single Muslim community of the world. Its Christian community, about 10% of the population, has until now received no overall description in English. Through cooperation of 26 Indonesian ...
    • Traboulsi, Fawwaz (2012-06-20)
      This is the second updated edition of the first comprehensive history of Lebanon in the modern period. Written by a leading Lebanese scholar, and based on previously inaccessible archives, it is a fascinating and ...
    • Lang, Birgit; Damousi, Joy; Lewis, Alison (2017-03-17)
      This volume tells the story of the case study genre at a time when it became the genre par excellence for discussing human sexuality across the humanities and the life sciences. A History of the Case Study takes the reader ...
    • Harris, Russell; Afsharian, Marjan (2017-03-31)
      A primary source on a journey to Persia by Captain John Compton Pyne in 1884 revealing the West’s fascination with the Middle East in Victorian times. The book includes an introduction by the editors and a transcription ...