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  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey

    As Images and as Image-Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gonul Donmez-Colin

    This volume compares the cinemas of Iran and Turkey in terms of the presence and absence of women on both sides of the camera. From a critical point of view, it provides detailed readings of works by both male and female film-makers, emphasising issues facing women's film-making. Presenting an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Stability and Change after 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak

    The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators, and improvements in the natural environment. However, some challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism

    1st Edition

    By Anthony White

    This book examines the work of several avant-garde artists, including Giorgio de Chirico, Fortunato Depero, Scipione and Mario Radice, working in Italy during Benito Mussolini’s rise and fall. It provides a new history of the relationship between modern art and fascism. The study begins from the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1966. The chapters are organized around three broad themes "Movements"- how groups of Chinese trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Trauma, Narrative Memory and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of major works in Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma and PTSD studies. Focusing critical attention on the psychodynamics and enduring psychosocial aftereffects of social trauma, it also evaluates the themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of cross-cultural conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries such as nation-state and identity, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyses how scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Fight For China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight For China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st Century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Vedic Practice, Ritual Studies and Jaimini’s Mīmāṃsāsūtras

    Dharma and the Enjoined Subject, 1st Edition

    By Samuel G. Ngaihte

    Drawing on insights from Indian intellectual tradition, this book examines the conception of dharma by Jaimini in his Mīmāṃsāsūtras, assessing its contemporary relevance, particularly within ritual scholarship. Presenting a hermeneutical re-reading of the text, it investigates the theme of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Growth of Islamic Finance and Banking

    Innovation, Governance and Risk Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishaq Bhatti, Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri

    This book covers the recent literature concerning Islamic banking and finance (IBF); focuses on the history of IBF since its inception and introduces the latest innovative concepts and practices in the field. The authors cover important topics such as the role of ownership, Shari`ah compliance, and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

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