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Where Things Touch

by Bahar Orang

To devote oneself to the study of beauty is to offer footnotes to the universe for all the places and all the moments that one observes beauty. I can no longer grab beauty by her wrists and demand articulation...


How to Survive a Pandemic

by M.D. Michael Faclm Greger

A vital, timely text on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them, by the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.

From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious...


The Gulf Crises: a view from Qatar

by Rory Miller

The blockade of Qatar, which was launched in June 2017, has not only had important long-term implications for life in Qatar, it has also cast a giant shadow over future relations between Gulf neighbors and has...


Creative Multilingualism: A Manifesto

by Katrin Kohl, Rajinder Dudrah, Andrew Gosler, Suzanne Graham, Martin Maiden, Wen & chin Ouyang and Matthew Reynolds (eds)

Multilingualism is integral to the human condition. Hinging on the concept of Creative Multilingualism – the idea that language diversity and creativity are mutually enriching – this timely and thought-provoking...


Pathways of change

by Anton Ploeg

This monograph is a comparative study of eight ways of life of highlanders in West Papua. It consists of ten sections: an introduction, a conclusion and eight ethnographic chapters, each dealing with a separate...


Uncertain Harvest

by Ian Mosby, Sarah Rotz & Evan D.G. Fraser

In a world expected to reach a staggering population of 9 billion by 2050, and with global temperatures rising fast, humanity must fundamentally change the way it grows and consumes food. But can we produce...


Standoff

by Jacqueline Keeler

Founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry and #NotYourMascot, Keeler is a well-known spokesperson on Native American identity and land issues and has been interviewed on MSNBC and BBC World.

Keeler is...


Fifty years of automotive innovation 1965-2015

by Enrico Pisino

Fifty years of automotive innovation1965-2015

is an unconventional journey into the transformations that occurred in the automotive field during the last half century. From official concept cars to experimental...


Up All Night

by Lisa Napoli

The wild inside story of the birth of CNN and dawn of the age of 24-hour news

 

How did we get from an age of dignified nightly news broadcasts on three national networks to the age of 24-hour channels and...


Studi in memoria di Fabiola Ardizzone. 2. Scavi, Topografia e Archeologia del paesaggio

by Rosa Maria Carra Bonacasa & Emma Vitale

Secondo dei quattro QDAP (nn. 10-13) dedicati alla memoria di Fabiola Ardizzone da un folto gruppo di colleghi e allievi. Gli argomenti trattati sono stati suddivisi per tematiche: 1. Epigrafia e Storia; 2....


State union 2020

by Pascale Joannin

The Schuman Report 2020 on the State of the Union offers a complete panorama of the European Union.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Pascale Joannin is managing director of the Schuman Fondation.


Contemporary Criminological Issues

by Justin Piché, David Moffette, Carolyn Côté-Lussier & sandra lehalle et al.

Contemporary Criminological Issues tackles some of today's most pressing social issues, from the criminalization of Indigenous peoples to interpersonal violence, border control, and armed conflicts.

This book...


Crossing Borders

by Samir Gandesha & Peyman Vahabzadeh

Crossing Borders: Essays in Honour of Ian Angus is a collection of original and cutting- edge essays by thirteen outstanding and diverse Canadian and International scholars that engage with Professor Ian Angus'...


The White Indian Boy

by Elijah Nicholas Wilson

"... I have not had the privilege of attending schools, so it is very hard for me to tell my story with the pen; but perhaps I may be able to give my readers, young and old, some pleasure and help them to get...


Hittitology today: Studies on Hittite and Neo-Hittite Anatolia in Honor of Emmanuel Laroche’s 100th Birthday

by Alice Mouton

100 years ago, Emmanuel Laroche was born. As a scholar who was fascinated both by Indo-European Linguistics and Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Studies, he had a durable impact on Hittitology through his...


The War of Return

by Adi Schwartz & Einat Wilf

Two prominent Israeli liberals argue that for the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians to end with peace, Palestinians must come to terms with the fact that there will be no "right of return."

In 1948,...


Active Measures

by Thomas Rid

This revelatory and dramatic history of disinformation traces the rise of secret organized deception operations from the interwar period to contemporary internet troll farms

We live in the age of disinformation...


Microfinance challenges: empowerment or disempowerment of the poor?

by Isabelle Guérin & Jane Palier

Microfinance is often presented, not only as an efficient tool to fight against poverty, but also as a means of promoting the empowerment of the most marginalized sections of the population, especially women....


Calcutta 1981

by Jean Racine

A city laden with symbolic meaning in the Western mind, Calcutta – with ten million inhabitants today – is much more than the apathetic or violent display of urban destitution in India, as seen by the world...


The town... the house... their spirit

by Robert Dulau

A town is not simply a collection of streets and houses with a certain number of inhabitants, but is, above all, the profound expression of the culture of the people who live in it. This book aims to provide...