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  • Clifford Geertz in Morocco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Slyomovics

    Between 1963 and 1986, eminent American anthropologists Clifford and Hildred Geertz - together and alone - conducted ethnographic fieldwork for varying periods in Sefrou, a town situated in north-central Morocco, south of Fez.  This book considers Geertz’s contributions to sociocultural…

    Paperback – 2011-12-21

  • Illicit Antiquities

    The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of Archaeology, 1st Edition

    By Neil Brodie, Kathryn Walker Tubb

    The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial gain is a serious problem worldwide. In peace and during wartime archaeological sites and cultural institutions, both on land and underwater, are attacked and their contents robbed for sale on an international 'antiquities' market. Objects are…

    Paperback – 2011-11-29
    One World Archaeology

  • Forest of Tigers

    People, Politics and Environment in the Sundarbans, 1st Edition

    By Annu Jalais

    Acclaimed for its unique ecosystem and Royal Bengal tigers, the mangrove islands that comprise the Sundarbans area of the Bengal delta are the setting for this pioneering anthropological work. The key question that the author explores is: what do tigers mean for the islanders of the Sundarbans…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
    Routledge India

  • Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Leckey, Kim Brooks

    Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire uses queer theory to examine the complex interactions of law, culture, and empire. Building on recent work on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches, it studies how activists and scholars engaged in queer theory…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18

  • Men, Law and Gender

    Essays on the ‘Man’ of Law, 1st Edition

    By Richard Collier

    What does it mean to speak of ‘men’ as a gender category in relation to law? How does law relate to masculinities? This book presents the first comprehensive overview and critical assessment of the relationship between men, law and gender; outlining the contours of the ‘man’ of law across diverse…

    Paperback – 2011-07-30

  • Cultural Heritage Management in China

    Preserving the Cities of the Pearl River Delta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary Du Cros, Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying…

    Paperback – 2011-04-11
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Sufi Castigator

    Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Sufi Castigator investigates the writings of Ahmad Kasravi, one of the foremost intellectuals in Iran. It studies his work within the context of Sufism in modern Iran and mystical Persian literature and includes translations of Kasravi’s writings. Kasravi provides a fascinating topic for those with…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Late Ottoman Society

    The Intellectual Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Özdalga

    When the Ottomans commenced their modernizing reforms in the 1830s, they still ruled over a vast empire. In addition to today's Turkey, including Anatolia and Thrace, their power reached over Mesopotamia, North Africa, the Levant, the Balkans, and the Caucasus. The Sultanate was at the apex of a…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Arab Representations of the Occident

    East-West Encounters in Arabic Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rasheed El-Enany

    This is one of the first books in English to explore Arab responses to Western culture and values in modern Arab literature. Through in-depth research El-Enany examines the attitudes as expressed mainly through works of fiction written by Arab authors during the twentieth, and, to a lesser extent,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-22
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-01

  • International Law and the Third World

    Reshaping Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Falk, Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Jacqueline Stevens

    This volume is devoted to critically exploring the past, present and future relevance of international law to the priorities of the countries, peoples and regions of the South. Within the limits of space it has tried to be comprehensive in scope and representative in perspective and…

    Paperback – 2010-08-18
    Routledge Research in International Law

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