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    • 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 ...
    • Wesseling, H.L. (2011)
      A Cape of Asia collects eighteen of Wesseling’s finest essays on European History, clustered around three concerns: The Wider View, or the historical European perspective on globalization, migration and decolonization; ...
    • Karimi-Hakkak, Ahmad (2019-10-01)
      This book examines the role of Persian literature in politics in the tumultuous period of Iranian history from 1950 to 2000, illustrating how intellectuals used poetry, plays, novels and short stories to comment on ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • van Zutphen, Marjolijn (2017-03-01)
      The Large Farāmarznāme (Farāmarznāme-ye bozorg), a poem from the Persian epic cycle dated to the late eleventh century, is hereby published for the first time in an English translation, in prose. The story tells how Farāmarz, ...
    • van Rooij, Benjamin; van de Meene, Ineke (2008)
      Reforms to improve poor people’s access to justice and to promote their legal empowerment comprise the latest trend in legal development cooperation. This volume answers a number of basic questions about this new trend, ...
    • S. Berger, Maurits (2013)
      This volume provides new insights in the concept of shari’a in the West, and sets out a framework of how shari’a in the West can be studied. The premise of this volume is that one needs to focus on the question ‘What do ...
    • 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 ...
    • Koornstra, Matthijs J. (2007)
      Changing choices psychological relativity theory unifying theory transformation parameters psychology psygologie koornstra choice dynamics The book contains a unifying theory on how the common object space is metrically ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kock, Christian; Villadsen, Lisa (2015-01-01)
      This book presents studies from different academic fields of theoretical issues raised by public discourse, focusing on understanding and evaluating how its many manifestations both reflect, shape, and challenge the society ...
    • S. Amanor, Kojo; M. Ubink, Janine (2008)
      The contributions to this essential volume critically examine ideas on customary land tenure in Ghana. They analyse the relations between the customary and statutory tenure and the institutional interactions between the ...
    • Bedner, Adriaan (2008)
      Three types of strategies have been common for court reform programmes: the ‘holistic’, the ‘tactical’, and the ‘strategic’ approach. This Research and Policy Note discusses strategic court reform and its underlying ideas. ...
    • Braet, Antoine (2007)
      Rhetoric
    • 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 ...
    • Seyed-Gohrab, A.A.; Doufikar-Aerts, F.; McGlinn, S. (2011)
      Gog and Magog, as archetypes of evil, have dwelt in our consciousness since their threatening appearance in the Bible and Quran. Maps, literature and texts ranging from Medieval Europe, the Byzantine and Arab world, in ...
    • Otto, Jan Michiel; Hoekema, André (2012)
      These farmers have been working this land for generations. But they have no papers. So the government may clear this land for a project. People fear they will be chased away.” Such stories can be heard every day in Africa, ...
    • Cliteur, Paul; Herrenberg, Tom (2016)
      "This volume centers around two trends that currently influence freedom of expression. The first trend confirms the fact that many Western countries have become, over a long period of time, less strict about sacrilegious ...