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  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    1st Edition

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche

    The Violence of Innocence, 1st Edition

    By Ipek S. Burnett

    In A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence, Ipek Burnett’s penetrating cultural criticism enriched with psychoanalytical and Jungian insight offers a timely interrogation of national consciousness in the United States. Through evocative storytelling, Burnett unpacks…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Crime, Violence and Security in the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali

    Security challenges pose significant hardship for citizens of Caribbean nations. Public safety is threatened by high rates of crime – especially violent crime – in much of the region, the plague of the illicit drug trade, transnational organized crime, gangs, the current global proliferation of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship

    The Unfinished Story of American Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rodolfo Rosales

    Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship addresses community as the site of participation, production, and rights of citizens and brings to bear a profound critique of a collective process that has historically excluded working class communities and communities of color from any real…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Japan and the Asian Pacific Region

    Profile of Change, 1st Edition

    By Masahide Shibusawa

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the spectacular economic growth of the Asia Pacific region in the 1970s and 1980s. How did a group of non-Western nations, in an area plagued by war, achieve such success, so quickly? Japan was the driving force in the region, and a dominant influence on…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Sino-Japanese Relations

    China's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Laura Newby

    This book, first published in 1988, analyses the economic changes that China and Japan underwent in the 1980s – changes that not only underlined, but also added to, the complexity of the relationship between these two important Asian powers. China saw a key role for Japan in its modernization plans…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • U.S./Japan Foreign Trade

    An Annotated Bibliography of Socioeconomic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Rita E. Neri

    This bibliography, first published in 1988, consists of annotated entries of monographs and journal articles published in English that discuss socio-economic aspects of Japanese society as well as the general and economic dynamics of United States-Japan trade relations. Emphasis is on the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Japan at the Summit

    Its Role in the Western Alliance and in Asian Pacific Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Shiro Saito

    This book, first published in 1990 and written from a Japanese perspective, examines the gradual transformation of Japan's traditional role in world politics since the Second World War. With Japan's postwar economic success came calls from many quarters for it to match its economic involvement with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

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