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Islamism and Democracy in India: The Transformation of Jamaat-e-Islami

by Irfan Ahmad Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780691139203
Format:
Pb+ 328 pages

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind is the most influential Islamist organization in India today. Founded in 1941 by Syed Abul Ala Maududi with...

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Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China

by Gray Tuttle price Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9780231134477
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Due December 2007. New paperback edition. After the collapse of dynastic rule in China, religion succeeded where the rhetoric...

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Women at the Center: Life in a Modern Matriarchy

by Peggy Reeves Sanday Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2003
ISBN:
9780801489068
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Contrary to the declarations of some anthropologists, matriarchies do exist. Peggy Reeves Sanday first went to West Sumatra in...

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Exploring Talk in School: Inspired by the Work of Douglas Barnes

by Neil Mercer and Steve Hodgkinson Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
09/2008
ISBN:
9781847873798
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

Classroom talk, by which children make sense of what their peers and teachers mean, is the most important educational tool for...

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Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China

by Tze-Lan D. Sang University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2003
ISBN:
9780226734804
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

In early twentieth-century China, age-old traditions of homosocial and homoerotic relationships between women suddenly became...

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Tales of the Heike

by Burton Watson Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9780231138031
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

''Burton Watson is one of the premier translators of both Chinese and Japanese literature and history. His rendering into English...

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Historical Records of the Five Dynasties

by Ouyang Xiu Translated by Richard Davis Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2007
ISBN:
9780231128278
Format:
Pb+ 736 pages

This is the first major Chinese historical work from the Song dynasty and its only English translation. Written by the intellectual...

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Comfort Women: Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan

by C Sarah Soh University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2009
ISBN:
9780226767772
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

In an era marked by atrocities perpetrated on a grand scale, the tragedy of the so-called comfort women - mostly Korean women...

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Hospitality Management: A Brief Introduction

by Roy C Wood Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
05/2015
ISBN:
9781446246955
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

Hospitality Management: A Brief Introduction is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying hotel and hospitality...

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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club

by Anne Allison University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226014876
Format:
Pbk 228 pages

In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities. Allison performed the ritualized...

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Chinese Thought from Confucius to Mao Tse-tung

by Herrlee Glessner Creel University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1953
ISBN:
9780226120300
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

This book is a nontechnical account of the main outlines of the history of Chinese thought, particularly in the pre-Christian...

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China's Financial Transition at a Crossroads

by Charles W Calomiris Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2007
ISBN:
9780231141925
Format:
Hbk 432 pages

China's increasing role in global economic affairs has placed the country at a crossroads: how many and what types of international...

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Splitting the Difference: Gender and Myth in Ancient Greece and India

by Wendy Doniger University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226156415
Format:
Pb+ 383 pages

Hindu and Greek mythologies teem with stories of women and men who are doubled, who double themselves, who are seduced by gods...

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What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi

by Takeuchi Yoshimi Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2005
ISBN:
9780231133272
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers in postwar Japan, Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910-1977) questioned traditional Japanese thought...

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Alchemical Body: Siddha Traditions in Medieval India

by David Gordon White University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1996
ISBN:
9780226894997
Format:
Pbk 614 pages

The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas. Working from previously...

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