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    • de Jong, Rudolf E. (2011)
      After publishing <i>A Grammar of the Bedouin Dialects of the Northern Sinai Littoral: Bridging the Linguistic Gap between the Eastern and Western Arab World </i> (Brill:2000), Rudolf de Jong completes his description of ...
    • Bürgel, Johann-Christoph; Ruymbeke, van, Christine (2011)
      This "Key" to the Khamsa consists of thirteen essays by eminent scholars in the field of Persian Studies, each focusing on different aspects of the Khamsa, which is a collection of five long poems written by the Persian ...
    • Windzio, Michael; Valk, Helga de; Wingens, Matthias; Aybek, Can (2011)
      Over the last four decades the sociological life course approach with its focus on the interplay of structure and agency over time life course perspective has become an important research perspective in the social sciences. ...
    • Öztürk, Murat (2012)
      This book investigates recent policies introduced into Turkey which are designed to reduce state activities and open up the country to international investment and trade. This is done in the context of the UNs Millennium ...
    • Eilenberg, Michael (2012)
      Set in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, this study explores the shifting relationships between border communities and the state along the political border with East Malaysia. The book rests on the premises that remote ...
    • Haaften, van, T.; Jansen, H.; Jong, de, J.; Koetsenruijter, W. (2011)
      With communication playing an increasingly important role in contemporary society, rhetoric appears to have gained in influence and importance. The ancients knew all along: power belongs to those who know how to use their ...
    • Bogaerts, Els; Raben, Remco (2012)
      The decolonization of countries in Asia and Africa is one of the momentous events in the twentieth century. But did the shift to independence indeed affect the lives of the people in such a dramatic way as the political ...
    • Schmidt, Jan (2012)
      From as early as the 1600s, Dutch scholars and scholarship have displayed a keen interest in the studies of the Islamic world. Over the centuries, they have collected a wealth of source texts in various languages, Turkish ...
    • Hernández Sánchez, Gilda (2012)
      The Spanish colonization dramatically interrupted the autonomous development of ancient Mesoamerican culture. Nevertheless, indigenous societies learnt to live with the conquest. It was not only a time of crisis, but also ...
    • Nas, Peter J.M. (2011)
      This book examines design proposals that show symbolic handling of the 9/11 attack on New York, the disaster symbolism of the ship washed ashore by the tsunami in Banda Aceh, and the design of the symbol of the city of ...
    • Dijk van, Kees; Taylor, Jean Gelman (2011)
      Recent years have shown an increase in interest in the study of cleanliness from a historical and sociological perspective. Many of such studies on bathing and washing, on keeping the body and the streets clean, and on ...
    • Weststeijn, Arthur (2012)
      The Dutch seventeenth century, a ‘Golden Age’ ridden by intense ideological conflict, pioneered global trade, participatory politics and religious toleration. Its history is epitomized by the life and works of the brothers ...
    • van Heeren, Katinka (2012)
      This highly informative book explores the world of Post-Soeharto Indonesian audio-visual media in the exiting era of Reform. From a multidisciplinary approach it considers a wide variety of issues such as mainstream and ...
    • Versnel, H.S. (2011)
      Inspired by a critical reconsideration of current monolithic approaches to the study of Greek religion, this book argues that ancient Greeks displayed a disquieting capacity to validate two (or more) dissonant, if not ...
    • Houppermans, Sjef; Jacobs, Jef; Kruk, Remke (2011)
      Repetition has a major role in human culture. In lullabies and prayers, in protests and war cries: from the cradle to the grave, repetition is the companion to life’s essentials. In a constantly revolving world there ...
    • Hesselink, Liesbeth (2011)
      Healers on the colonial market is one of the few studies on the Dutch East Indies from a postcolonial perspective. It provides an enthralling addition to research on both the history of the Dutch East Indies and the ...
    • Lindsay, Jennifer; Liem, Maya H.T. (2011)
      This volume brings together new scholarship by Indonesian and non-Indonesian scholars on Indonesia’s cultural history from 1950-1965. During the new nation’s first decade and a half, Indonesia’s links with the world and ...
    • Formichi, Chiara (2012)
      For decades, scholars of Indonesia have rejected the religious claims of the Darul Islam movement, interpreting the antagonism between the Islamic state and Soekarno’s republic as a fight for power, self-assertion, or land ...
    • Bloemendal, Jan; Korsten, Frans-Willem (2012)
      Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679) was the most prolific poet and playwright of his age. During his long life, roughly coincinding with the Dutch Golden Age, he wrote over thirty tragedies. He was a famous figure in political ...
    • Koomen, Eric; Borsboom-van Beurden, Judith (2011)
      This book provides an overview of recent developments and applications of the Land Use Scanner model. Internationally recognized as among the best of its kind, this versatile model can be applied at a national level for ...