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  • When Greeks think about Turks

    The View from Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    Drawing upon anthropological studies that document culturally specific ways of perceiving ethic Others in Greece and Cyprus, this book explores the cultural boundaries of the categories ‘Greek’ and ‘Turk’, and compares views on what it means to be one of these ethnic groups or both. The…

    Paperback – 2009-09-29
    Routledge

  • Time, Space and the Unknown

    Maasai Configurations of Power and Providence, 1st Edition

    By Paul Spencer

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-17
    Routledge

  • Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization, 1st Edition

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Human Cost of African Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Cultures of Globalization

    Coherence, Hybridity, Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Archer, M. Martin Bosman, M. Mark Amen, Ella Schmidt

    Much has been written about the economic and political implications of the contemporary process of globalization. Much less has been written about the specific cultural implications. Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this book seeks to add to our knowledge of the latter by…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Sport and American Society

    Exceptionalism, Insularity, ‘Imperialism’, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, J. A. Mangan

    A special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport, this collection of provocative essays explores the many faces of sport in America. Drawing upon insights from anthropology, history, philosophy and sociology and with reference throughout to politics and economics, the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • America's Game(s)

    A Critical Anthropology of Sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Eastman, Sean Brown, Michael Ralph

    This insightful volume considers how to locate America in the sporting world: in the traditions and rituals of a national pastime or in the baseball academies run by American professional teams in the Dominican Republic? With the athletes that carry a flag in Olympic ceremonies or among the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Women, Islam and Modernity

    Single Women, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Contemporary Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Linda Rae Bennett

    In popular debates about reproductive and sexual rights, formal religions, especially Islam, are seen as barriers providing institutional and ideological resistance to women's realization of reproductive and social autonomy. This book challenges this simplified view of Islam. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2007-06-13
    Routledge

  • African Literature, Animism and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Rooney

    This book marks an important contribution to colonial and postcolonial studies in its clarification of the African discourse of consciousness and its far-reaching analyses of a literature of animism. It will be of great interest to scholars in many fields including literary and critical theory,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Performing Russia

    Folk Revival and Russian Identity, 1st Edition

    By Laura Olson

    This book examines folk music and dance revival movements in Russia, exploring why this folk culture has come to represent Russia, how it has been approached and produced, and why memory and tradition, in these particular forms, have taken on particular significance in different periods. Above all…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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