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  • Reconstructing Jewish Identity in Pre- and Post-Holocaust Literature and Culture

    The volume aims to illuminate the issue of Jewish identity in the context of its pre-Holocaust European origins and post-Holocaust American and Israeli settings. Jewish experience and identity construction in Europe, America and Israel are presented through… (Harde kaft)

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    42,95
  • Carl W. Hall boeken
    Carl W. Hall - The Age of Synthesis

    This century is widely recognized as the Age of Analysis. A posteriori evidence is accumulating to demonstrate that the next century will be the Age of Synthesis. Synthesis will supplement analysis as a major thrust in our technological society. Synthesis… (Harde kaft)

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    58,95
  • Überleben im afrikanischen Alltag- L'Afrique part tous les matins

    Afrika gilt als Krisenkontinent. Trotz dieses «Afropessimismus» wird die heutige Krise bewältigt, um langfristig Versorgungssicherheit zu schaffen. Dabei sind Organisationsformen zentral, welche nebst materiellen auch psychosoziale Hilfestellungen bieten.… (Zachte kaft)

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    65,95
  • Wolfgang Mieder boeken
    Wolfgang Mieder - Proverbs

    The book comprises a comprehensive survey of the multifaceted nature of proverbs as colorful expressions of folk wisdom. The first part deals with the definition and classification of proverbs, including such matters as proverb markers and meanings, origin and… (Zachte kaft)

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    37,95
  • Jacob Neusner boeken
    Jacob Neusner - Classical Judaism: Torah, Learning, Virtue

    This three-part anthology presents Classical Judaism in accord with its native categories, Torah, learning, and virtue. These correspond to the categories that a religious system will define for itself: world view, way of life, and theory of the social order… (Harde kaft)

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    68,95
  • Jacob Neusner boeken
    Jacob Neusner - Classical Judaism: Torah, Learning, Virtue

    This three-part anthology presents Classical Judaism in accord with its native categories, Torah, learning, and virtue. These correspond to the categories that a religious system will define for itself: world view, way of life, and theory of the social order… (Harde kaft)

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    68,95
  • Studies in Oriental Culture and History

    Diese Festschrift für den Ordinarius des Wiener Instituts für Völkerkunde, Univ. Prof. Dr. Walter Dostal, Mitglied der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, umfaßt 17 wissenschaftliche Beiträge von Kollegen und Schülern aus Großbritannien,… (Zachte kaft)

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    72,95
  • Jacob Neusner boeken
    Jacob Neusner - Classical Judaism: Torah, Learning, Virtue

    This three-part anthology presents Classical Judaism in accord with its native categories, Torah, learning, and virtue. These correspond to the categories that a religious system will define for itself: world view, way of life, and theory of the social order… (Harde kaft)

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    68,95
  • Raoul Granqvist boeken
    Raoul Granqvist - Revolution's Urban Landscape

    What are the implications of «change» as assessed from a Revolution's discourse point of view? Did Revolution in its Eastern European mode «happen» only to make its once heroic agents «vulgar banana eaters» (Slavoj Zizek)? To what extent is/was… (Zachte kaft)

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    59,95
  • TSANTSA Öffentliche Räume, Zusammenleben und Marginalisierung

    This special issue reflects on the different articulations between public space and marginalized populations, taking into account the imperatives of competition and visibility that affect contemporary cities, in Switzerland and across the world. Space has… (Zachte kaft)

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    38,95
  • A Chorus of Different Voices

    German Canadians are generally considered well assimilated, and inconspicuous, their presence in Canada going virtually unnoticed. Scholars over the past decades have struggled to explain this relative invisibility, taking the existence of a German-Canadian… (Harde kaft)

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  • Lars Schroeder boeken
    Lars Schroeder - Slave to the Body

    Slave to the Body is the first comprehensive study of body-politics in the Old South. The book investigates how black and white, male and female bodies were defined and thereby brought into existence as distinct corporealities. The making and unmaking of… (Zachte kaft)

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    103,95
  • Markus Hilse boeken
    Markus Hilse - a smile for europe

    Europa einmal nicht aus der Perspektive von Politikern zu betrachten, sondern Europäer selbst zu Wort kommen zu lassen, das ist das Ziel des Buches «a smile for europe», das die Agentur Pleon jetzt herausbringt. Dieser einmalige Wirtschafts- und Kulturraum… (Harde kaft)

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    32,95
  • «Lost on the Map of the World»

    «Lost on the Map of the World» explores Jewish-American women's enduring quest from ca. 1890 to the present to find a home(land) where they can have a Jewish identity and still enjoy gender equality. Originally, many were torn between obedience to confining… (Zachte kaft)

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    24,95
  • The New Europe at the Crossroads

    The New Europe at the Crossroads: Europe's Classical Heritage in the Twenty-first Century consists of a selection of essays presented at the «New Europe at the Crossroads» conferences in York, England (1998), and at Teikyo University in Berlin, Germany… (Harde kaft)

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    76,95
  • Marjorie Mayers boeken
    Marjorie Mayers - Street Kids and Streetscapes

    Street Kids and Streetscapes: Panhandling, Politics, and Prophecies explores the experience of kids living on the street. It is an original, insightful, and provocative hermeneutic examination of street kids' participation in panhandling and the complexities… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ethnic Minorities and Politics in Southeast Asia

    Southeast Asia is a region of eleven different states, each having many different peoples, languages, cultures and religions. However, general ideas, principles or rules which can encompass any one particular example or one country are nevertheless possible.… (Zachte kaft)

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    73,95
  • Raphael Okechukwu Madu boeken
    Raphael Okechukwu Madu - African Symbols, Proverbs and Myths

    The problem of final destiny remains one of the most perplexing issues in all cultures. After this life, what next? Deeply researched, this book examines Igbo symbols, proverbs and myths and demonstrates their significance as man's pronouncements upon himself;… (Harde kaft)

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    69,95
  • Un-Disciplining Literature

    This collection offers fresh and challenging essays by scholars in law, English and comparative literature, social and political thought, and communication studies. It explores unique angles of vision that allow us to read legal opinions as well as criminal… (Zachte kaft)

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    31,95
  • Ghana's North

    Ghana's North is a compilation on the region uniting fifteen interdisciplinary articles that provide case studies from the numerous ethnic groups. The central focus is on aspects of adaptation of Northern Ghanaian cultures in view of the rapid change of the… (Zachte kaft)

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    81,95
  • Christopher Anne Robinson-Easley boeken
    Christopher Anne Robinson-Easley - Our Children - Our Responsibilities

    Our Children - Our Responsibilities walks the reader through the social, psychological and theological dynamics and rationale for a step-by-step whole systems change model designed to address issues plaguing the African American community and youth gravitating… (Zachte kaft)

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    33,95
  • Floodgates

    This volume collects papers put together by an interdisciplinary group of scholars from Central Europe, North America, and Asia to explore how the imaginary geo-cultural space of Central Europe has acquired meanings over the past two centuries and how… (Zachte kaft)

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    61,95
  • Ballads into Books

    Francis James Child (1825-1896) was to the traditional balladry of the English-speaking world what the Brothers Grimm were to fairytales. His edition of The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (1882-1898) has never been superseded: it is an invaluable… (Zachte kaft)

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    77,95
  • Agu Chibuzo Leonard boeken
    48,95
  • Ali Mumin Ahad boeken
    Ali Mumin Ahad - Somali Oral Poetry and the Failed She-Camel Nation State

    Somali Oral Poetry and the Failed She-Camel Nation State: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Deelley Poetry Debate (1979-1980) examines the most expressive medium in Somali culture and politics, that is, oral poetry, in its ideological and discursive… (Harde kaft)

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    82,95