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The Poetry of Nizami Ganjavi: Knowledge, Love, and Rhetoric

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The work of Nizami Ganjavi, a classical poet of the twelfth century, is fueling new cultural debate in Iran in recent years. The dominant discourse encourages the reading of the texts in light of biographical or theological conventions and religious motives.…
Liam O'flaherty: The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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|February 22, 2000

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These long-awaited volumes bring together, for the first time ever, the complete short stories of Ireland's master storyteller, Liam O'Flaherty - from great classics like "The Sniper" to previously unpublished originals. These 182 stories include all those…
Transforming China: Economic Reform and its Political Implications

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Transforming China provides an insider's comprehensive and perceptive examination of China's economic reform and its political implications. With wide-ranging primary materials, including interviews, surveys and author's own recollections of Deng Xiaoping and…
The Beatles, Popular Music and Society: A Thousand Voices
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|May 30, 2000

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More has been written about the Beatles than any other performing artists of the twentieth century. Accounts of their lives and times have been retold, reproduced and reinvented to the extent that their achievements have passed into contemporary folklore and…
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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|December 3, 1994

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This work includes the complete authoritative text with biographical & historical contexts, critical history and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives.
Lonesome George: The Life and Loves of a Conservation Icon
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|October 2, 2007

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Lonesome George is a 5 foot long, 200 poundtortoise, between 60 and 200 years old. In 1971 he was discovered on the remote Galapagos island of Pinta, from which tortoises had supposedly beenextinct for years. He has been at the Charles Darwin Research Station on…
General History Of The Caribbean Unesco Volume 6: Methodology and Historiography of the Caribbean

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Volume6 looks at the ways historians have written the history of the region depending upon their methods of interpretation and differing styles of communicating their findings. The authors examine how the lingual diversity of the region has affected the…
A Lynching In The Heartland: Race And Memory In America
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|January 31, 2003

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On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for…
Stealing Innocence: Youth, Corporate Power And The Politics Of Culture

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Continuing his ongoing social critique, Henry Giroux now looks at the way corporate culture is encroaching on the lives of children by exploring three myths prevalent in our society: that the triumph of democracy is related to the triumph of the market; that…
The Post-Colonial Detective
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|March 20, 2001

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What happens to detective fiction when the detective is "post-colonial," a marginalized native or settler in a country recovering from colonialism? This introduction to the peculiarities of the post-colonial detective and to post-colonial theory establishes a…
Healing Cultures: Art and Religion as Curative Practices in the Caribbean and its Diaspora

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The Spanish expression - la cultura cura (culture heals) - is an affirmation of the potential healing power of a variety of cultural practices that together constitute the ethos of a people. What happens, however, when cultures themselves are in jeopardy? What…
Hedley Bull on International Society
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|September 2, 2000

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Hedley Bull was one of the most important figures in the academic study of international relations. Although his work ranged widely, one simple but powerful idea constantly recurs: that sovereign states form among themselves a society and that this society must…
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